Penn State hockey sophomore defenseman Vince Pedrie will forgo his last two years of college eligibility to sign with the New York Rangers. Pedrie announced his decision via Instagram (what a time to be alive, right?) Monday night.
20 years from now, they'll look back on this season as the one that changed Penn State hockey. These guys and all the suits and ties behind them clawed their way up from unranked to national prominence. This was the year the "maybe" turned into "yes." This story started in Greenberg Ice Pavilion, developed in Pegula Ice Arena, and advances tonight in U.S. Bank Arena.
For the last 68 years, college hockey was as much of a place as it was a game. College hockey has been Massachusetts. It's been Michigan, North Dakota, and Minnesota.
Tonight, college hockey is Pennsylvania.
The defense rested without calling any witnesses in former Penn State president Graham Spanier's trial Thursday morning.
Penn State hockey goalie Peyton Jones' experience in the 2016 USHL playoffs prepared him for an eerily similar situation in the Big Ten Tournament just a year later.
Penn State men's hockey just secured its first-ever bid to the NCAA Tournament.