Josh Brandwene Named Women’s Hockey Coach

Josh Brandwene

Josh Brandwene

Penn State announced today that former Icer and ACHA Hall of Fame inductee Josh Brandwene will be the first head coach of its Division I Women’s Hockey team. But yeah, who is he, exactly?

He most recently was the head coach of the girls’ ice hockey team (2008-10) at Kingswood Oxford School …

Guy Gadowsky to Coach Icers in 2011-12

Guy Gadowsky Intro Presser

Scott Balboni

Despite what has otherwise been shown lately by this athletic department, some teams at Penn State are in fact well-run. Case in point, the transition to Division I hockey.

Today, Penn State Icers head coach Scott Balboni resigned his position, to make way for incoming varsity …

Big Ten Hockey Conference is Official

Thanks to Penn State, the Big Ten finally has the tools to form what should be a powerful college hockey conference: The Big Ten Conference today announced the intention to recommend the establishment of men’s ice hockey as an official conference sport, with The Pennsylvania State University one …

Just another million for Penn State hockey

Paul and Nancy Silvis of State College pledged $1 million to building the Penn State Division I hockey program. Normally, a million-dollar contribution to a college sports team would be very big news. Well, normally, that million-dollar donation doesn’t come on the heels of a near-100-million-dollar donation.

Shocker! PSU hockey will play in ‘Pegula Ice Arena’

This has to have been one of the biggest surprises we’ve heard in a long time, right? Penn State’s Board of Trustees today approved the name of the University’s future state-of-the-art, multi-purpose arena – “Pegula Ice Arena”- after donors Terrence M. and Kim Pegula. In mid-September, the University announced the Pegulas’ $88 million gift, the largest private gift in Penn …

Penn State D-I Hockey Arena Location Rumor

The parking lot near the Shields Building,across from the BJC is the most likely placefor Penn State’s new hockey arena. (Image: PSU Map)

After hearing a rumor this week, I decided to check it out. (What’s this? Actual reporting?) So I asked around, and it seems that …