Big Ten Hockey Weekly Release - Jan. 15

Big Ten Hockey Weekly Release - Jan. 15
Created 1/16/2014 9:44:17 PM

BIG TEN MEDAL OF HONOR 100TH ANNIVERSARY SPOTLIGHT – Wisconsin’s Erik Raygor: During his four years as a forward at Wisconsin, Erik Raygor made quite the impression on the ice and in the community. A three-year letterwinner from 1994 to 1998, Raygor recorded 86 points in 130 games for the Badgers. He was awarded the Big Ten Medal of Honor in 1998, the same year that he earned the Hockey Humanitarian Award, given annually to the college hockey player who best exemplifies personal character and commitment to studies.

Where We Rank: Minnesota continues to be No. 1 in both national polls, claiming the top spot in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll for the 11th consecutive week.

The Great Outdoors: Ohio State and Minnesota will take part in the 2014 Hockey City Classic at 8 p.m. CT Friday at TCF Bank Stadium, home of the Gopher football team.

On the Air: Friday marks the second “Frozen Friday” doubleheader on BTN – this week’s contests include Penn State at Michigan State at 6:30 p.m., and Ohio State at Minnesota at 9 p.m.

Lighting the Lamp: With three of the nation’s top seven offenses, it should come as no surprise that the Big Ten leads all conferences in scoring.

Going for Gold: Fourteen players from Big Ten schools have been named to rosters for the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

On Sale Now: Tickets for the inaugural Big Ten Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament Presented by Polaris Razor, slated for March 20-22 at Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minn., are currently on sale. 

Adam Augustine | Associate Director, Communications | Big Ten Conference

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