Turnover is expected in any college program. But there are some huge skates to fill this season after eight Spartans graduated from the nation's eleventh-ranked program last year.
Despite not having quite the offensive firepower of most of the other teams in the tournament, strong defense and goaltending helped the San Jose State Spartans finish 11th overall in the ACHA Division II National Championship Tournament.
Thanks to two big wins last weekend in Flagstaff, the SJSU Spartans earned a spot in the ACHA Division II National Championship tournament in Boston. But traveling isn't cheap, and they could use your help.
The final weekend of the ACHA regualr season is upon us, and that means the SJSU seniors will be playing the final two games of their Spartan careers. They'll have their work cut out for them in a possible playoff preview against CSU Fullerton.
The San Jose State hockey club gave their fans a scare before a late game-tying goal, and a quick game-winner in overtime. Now, with the regular season concluding, the Spartans prepare for a familiar foe in the first round of the playoffs.
San Jose State traveled to Colorado to end the first semester. Things did not go as planned. And then they got worse. But, the Spartans did show some life a couple times: including another big win over a rival, and a line brawl to end things.
The Spartans schedule has two road trips in three weeks, all against ranked opponents. After going 1-1-1 in Utah, SJSU ends the semester in Colorado this weekend. Not only that, but it's the final time we'll see one player in a Spartan uniform.
After being ranked fifth in the west, SJSU split two games with LMU. Now, they'll face Stanford and Santa Clara for their last home games until January.
The San Jose State Spartans Hockey Club had a tough schedule ahead of them at their last showcase. How are they doing as they approach their final two home games this year?
The San Jose State Spartans hockey team were looking to pull off some upsets early in the second semester on their road trip down to Arizona.