Eric Burton Eric Burton | @goon48

Eric is a 1996, 1999 graduate of the University of North Dakota. Eric covers the University of North Dakota Hockey for Inside Hockey and is the editor of Goon’s World. Eric started writing for the Hockey Writers Combine in September of 2012 and is the lead writer for College Hockey.

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Recent Articles by Eric

Referees have seen better days. (Flickr/Dan4th)

Enforcing the NHL’s New Diving Rule

This past week, the NHL introduced its new changes for the 2014-15 season. One of the new rules changes that caught my eye was Rule 64.1 Diving/Embellishment. Under the new […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
Riley Barber (Miami Athletics)

Predictions for the 2014-15 NCHC Hockey Season

The 2014-15 college hockey season is just around the corner. There’s roughly 25 days until the college hockey season begins. The National Collegiate Hockey Conference enters its second season and […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 0 comments · College Hockey, NCHC
Jeremy Welsh (Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE)

College Hockey: Is A Frozen Four In Las Vegas a Possibility?

Last week, Tony Gallagher of  The Providence reported that the NHL was expanding to Las Vegas, Nevada and this was a done deal. This set off a massive amount of […]

by · September 2, 2014 · 0 comments · College Hockey, NCAA
Travis Zajac battles Mike Richards (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

Who’s the Greatest All-Time UND Hockey Player?

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team has a rich and storied history. UND is a hockey program that’s  committed to excellence. Looking at their 68-year history, who’s the greatest […]

by · September 2, 2014 · 2 comments · College Hockey, NCHC
Whitney Photo Credit: (Boston College/John Quackenbos)

NCAA Hockey: Five More Intriguing College Hockey Match-ups

The days are getting shorter and the summer is coming to an end. The college hockey season can’t come fast enough. There are 37 days until the 2014-15 college hockey season […]

by · August 28, 2014 · 0 comments · College Hockey, Hockey East
NCAA Hockey: Five Intriguing College Hockey Match-ups

NCAA Hockey: Five Intriguing College Hockey Match-ups

You can start to see the light at the end of the tunnel. September is almost here, and that means the 2014-15 college hockey season is almost upon us. College students […]

by · August 27, 2014 · 1 comment · College Hockey, NCAA
Zac Larraza [photo: University of Denver Athletics]

Atlantic Hockey: Five Must-See Non-Conference Series

Finally,  you can start to see the light at the end of the tunnel. The 2014-15 Division I hockey season is slowly approaching, and there are 40 days until the season […]

by · August 25, 2014 · 0 comments · College Hockey, NCAA
(Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Matt Greene Brings the Stanley Cup Back to Grand Forks

When an NHL hockey team wins the Stanley Cup, each player from the cup winning team gets 24 hours with the cup. Last Tuesday, former Fighting Sioux defenseman Matt Greene […]

(Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Boston College Recruit Sonny Milano Will Play for Plymouth

Saturday, the Boston College Eagles head coach Jerry York was notified by Sonny Milano that he will play for the Plymouth Whalers of the the OHL, instead of  the Eagles. Milano […]

by · August 17, 2014 · 0 comments · College Hockey, Hockey East
College Free Agent Paul Thompson signed with the Penguins last week (Icon SMI)

Hockey East: Five Must-See Non-Conference Series

As we make our way through a very slow off-season, you can start to see the light at the end of the tunnel. The 2014-15 Division I hockey season is […]

by · August 15, 2014 · 0 comments · College Hockey, Hockey East
Official WCHA Logo

WCHA Hockey: Five Must-See Non-Conference Series

As we make our way through a very slow off-season, you can start to see the light at the end of the tunnel. The 2014-15 division I hockey season is […]

by · August 13, 2014 · 0 comments · College Hockey, NCAA
(Marilyn Indahl-US PRESSWIRE)

Big Ten Hockey: Five Must-See Non-Conference Series

As we make our way through a very slow off-season, you can start to see the light at the end of the tunnel. There’s roughly 58 days until the 2014-15 […]

by · August 8, 2014 · 0 comments · College Hockey, NCAA