"He instinctively can find the shining greatness of our American culture and does a good job of highlighting it (although he also does have those rare lapses when he writes about hockey, but that is something caused by impurities in the Eastern waters or something)." Erik Keilholtz
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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
Hobart "Hobey" Amory Hare Baker, Princeton athletic hero and Great War aviator, lost too young in the skies over France, and now the namesake of college hockey's Heisman, is the subject of a New Hampshire public TV documentary that is reviewed at US College Hockey Online. (Was he a suicide?)
It may be a niche sport, but it's a glorious niche sport, college stick-and-puck: Maine beat Massachusetts this past weekend in triple overtime for the Hockey East crown in the fourth-longest game (109:27) in NCAA history. The NCAAs get underway this weekend, covered ably by USCHO.Com. Making the tournament: Both BCandHoly Cross.
Nice to see UMass now has a contender in hockey, coached by Toot Cahoon, a BU star of my youth. Meantime, Maine's currently ranked No. 1, UNH won the national title last year, and Vermont's joining Hockey East next season.