The Old Dog looks at the situation between the pipes, as the Huskies still scratch their heads about how to continue the goaltending success of recent seasons after Angus Redmond departed immediately after his freshman season.
“The weekend at the college didn’t turn out like you planned. The things that pass for knowledge I can’t understand.” – Steely Dan, “Reelin’ in the Years” After the weekend in Anchorage turned out to be far from desirable, more than a few of the True Believer Dogs around the world were downcast and unhappy....
Believe it or not, as Mr. Ripley would say, the Huskies have completed about 30% of their schedule for the 2017-2018 season. With a record of 4-5-2, the Old Dog in Texas considers what they’ve shown us up to this point.
With Friday night’s early explosion against Union followed by Saturday’s gritty never-say-die effort against Minnesota Duluth, the Huskies claimed the Icebreaker Championship in the AMSOIL Arena in front of a crowd of mostly-Bulldog fans. With these wins against ranked opponents, Tech vaulted into the USCHO rankings at #15. And, more significantly, the Huskies ended up sixth in the Pairwise Rankings (PWR).