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Kent State forward TJ West carries the puck through the offensive zone during the Flashes 9-2 victory over John Carroll on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. [FILE]

Kent State hockey builds for future after historic season

Chad Flannery March 3, 2018

Although the Kent State men’s hockey club was unable to qualify for the national playoffs and fell short of a league championship, the 2017-18 season was one to remember.The Flashes ended the season...

A Kent State hockey player celebrates a goal during the Flashes 6-2 win over Mercyhurst Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. [FILE]

Flashes’ season ends abruptly after quarterfinals loss

Chad Flannery February 23, 2018

The Kent State men’s hockey club’s season was cut one game short of a chance at a league championship after a 5-0 loss to Adrian College Friday night.Adrian is one of the best clubs in the nation,...

Kent State forward TJ West carries the puck through the offensive zone during the Flashes 9-2 victory over John Carroll on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. [FILE]

Flashes advance to league playoff semifinals after win over Calvin College

Chad Flannery February 22, 2018

The Kent State men’s hockey club advanced to the semifinals of the Great Lakes Collegiate Hockey League playoffs after a dominating 4-0 win over Calvin College.During the final six games of the season,...

Kent State and John Carroll players fight over the puck during a 9-2 Flashes victory at the KSU Ice Arena on Jan. 19, 2018. [FILE]

Flashes’ national playoff hopes thrashed by Davenport

Chad Flannery February 18, 2018

The Kent State hockey club suffered two brutal losses at the hands of Davenport University (18-9-2), by scores of 6-2 and 5-3, to bring the Flashes’ record to 24-9-1 on the season.The losses also bring...

Kent State hockey players celebrate one of the Flashes goals in a 6-2 win over Mercyhurst Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. 

Flashes stay in national tournament contention after Mercyhurst sweep

Chad Flannery February 11, 2018

Kent State had two dominating victories against Mercyhurst (14-14-2) this weekend, winning 5-1 and 6-2. The victories move the team to 21-6-1 on the year.  Friday night was all Kent State, as five different...

Kent State freshman forward Lucas Ethington carries the puck forward against John Carroll on Jan. 19, 2018. The Flashes won the game, 9-2. 

Kent State hockey looks to reach nationals for first time since ’09

Chad Flannery February 9, 2018

“17th,” said coach Jim Underwood.The number 17 is the lifeline of the Kent State hockey club as the playoffs creep closer.  “We are currently sitting in 19th place, and we have to get to 17th to...

Kent State forward TJ West carries the puck through the offensive zone during the Flashes 9-2 victory over John Carroll on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. [FILE]

Flashes split weekend series with Oswego State

Ian Kreider February 4, 2018

Kent State’s (21-6-1) weekend series against Oswego State (9-14-0) showed mixed results.The Flashes beat the Lakers Friday night, 7-0. They jumped out to the early 1-0 lead in the first period. Lucas...

A Kent State defender reaches out for the puck as John Carroll senior defenseman Grant MacMullen skates past. 

Kent State hockey gets most victories in a season in eight years after weekend sweep

Chad Flannery January 28, 2018

Kent State hockey recorded two strong victories during yet another weekend sweep against Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  This pair of victories brings the team to 21-6-1 on the season.After jumping...

Hockey comes out on top against Pitt

Chris Yamnitsky November 8, 2015

The Kent State Ice Hockey Club battled through penalty troubles to gain the sweep and their eighth win of the season over University of Pittsburgh.  “Our guys overcame a little adversity in the game...

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