Does Penn State have ice hockey? Penn State Nittany Lions men’s ice hockey, formerly known as the Penn State Icers (the name for the former ACHA team), is a college ice hockey program that represents the Pennsylvania State University.
Does Penn State have a good hockey team? Penn State has had a club hockey team, the Icers, since 1971. The team plays at the campus’ 1,500-seat Ice Pavilion and is considered one of the top club teams in the country. The Icers have won seven American Collegiate Hockey Association national titles. The school also had a men’s varsity team from 1939 to 1946.
What division is Penn State Ice Hockey? ACHA years
The current program traces its roots back to 1971 when the program was restarted at the non-NCAA level. Consensus in the ice hockey community considered Penn State to play on a level comparable to NCAA Division III teams, with whom Penn State routinely scheduled games prior to the move to Division I.
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