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THN American Pipeline Podcast: New York Rangers NCAA Rundown

Mike Stephens and Sydney Wolf talk about New York Rangers prospects in the American pipeline, Penn State, the University of Michigan situation and more.
Brett Berard

Brett Berard trains at the 2022 New York Rangers Prospect Development Camp.

This week on The Hockey News American Pipeline Podcast with Mike Stephens and Sydney Wolf:

- Why isn't Penn State higher in the NCAA men's hockey polls? Sydney argues that they should be higher than sixth place after going 10-2 to start the season and splitting wins against No. 1 teams.

- Is it time to hit the panic button for Minnesota Duluth fans? The Bulldogs are unranked for the first time since 2016 despite having plenty of talent.

- Who are the players to watch for Team USA at the 2022 World Junior A Challenge in Cornwall, Ont. from Dec. 11 to 18?

- The New York Rangers are the NHL team profile of the week. Brett Berard's point-per-game pace helps him stand out among the other Rangers prospects in the NCAA.

- An update on the University of Michigan and defenseman Steven Holtz, who was hospitalized and we hope gets better.

- The college team to watch is the RIT Tigers, who are 10-2 overall. Dustin Manz of American International College is the player to watch as he leads the country in faceoff wins and has 12 points in 14 games.

- And more.

Check out more of our podcasts from the last week:

- The Hockey News Podcast: Apologizing to NHL Coaches

- The Hockey News On The 'A': Dustin Wolf, Ottawa Senators Prospects and More

- The Hockey News On The 'O': Blockbusters In Bloom and Montreal Prospects

- The Hockey News On The 'Dub': WHL Trades and Nashville Predators Prospects

- The Hockey News On The 'Q': LA Kings Players from the QMJHL

- The Hockey News American Pipeline Podcast: Islanders Prospects and Merrimack

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