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OSU Buckeyes Hockey tickets
Conference: Big Ten
Head Coach: Steve Rohlik
Arena: Value City Arena
Ohio State Buckeyes Hockey TicketsOhio State Buckeyes hockey got its start in the late 1960s. Since then, the team has become a nationally known program. From 1971 to 2012-13, the Buckeyes played in the CCHA. The Buckeyes hockey team has been through several peaks and valleys over the years. Since the 1990s, the program has improved a great deal. Today, the Buckeyes play in the powerhouse Big Ten conference alongside schools like Michigan, Michigan State and Notre Dame. In recent years, Buckeyes hockey has been gaining ground on many of their in-conference rivals. Recent seasons have seen the Buckeyes winning 20 or more games. In the 2018-19 season, the Ohio State Buckeyes claimed their first regular-season conference championship since joining the Big Ten. Current head coach Steve Rohlik is known for developing young players and has coached several All-Americans with the Buckeyes, including Ryan Dzingel and Brady Hjelle. The Buckeyes play a fast-paced, high-scoring style of game that's well worth seeing. Get your Ohio State Buckeyes hockey tickets at StubHub.
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Where do the Ohio State Buckeyes play hockey?The Ohio State Buckeyes hockey team plays its home games at the Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center. This building is located on the Ohio State campus. The Value City Arena construction started in 1996 and opened in 1998. The building accommodates 17,500 people when it's configured for hockey. This is a very large building compared to most college hockey arenas. The Value City Arena is home to men's and women's varsity basketball in addition to Buckeyes hockey.
What conference do the Ohio State Buckeyes play in?The Ohio State Buckeyes play hockey in the very competitive Big Ten conference of Division I NCAA men's hockey. The Big Ten is home to longtime hockey powerhouses like the Michigan Wolverines and the Wisconsin Badgers. Big Ten schools attract some of the best players in the country. This conference is known for exciting, high-scoring hockey games and great players who are developed there.
Who is the head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes?Steve Rohlik joined the Ohio State Buckeyes hockey program as head coach back in the 2013-14 season. Since then, Rohlik has compiled an impressive record. During the 2017-18 season, the team made it to the Frozen Four Semifinals. This was the first time the team had made it to the Frozen Four in 20 years. Rohlik's job when he arrived at Ohio State was to return the program to its previous heights, and he's more than done that. He was named Big Ten Coach of the Year in 2018 and 2019. Rohlik played his college hockey at Wisconsin, where he captained the team in 1989 and 1990.
Who are some notable Ohio State Buckeyes hockey players?Over the years, several Buckeyes have made the leap from college hockey to professional leagues like the AHL and NHL. Current NHLers who played their college hockey at Ohio State include Ryan Dzingel. The current Buckeyes roster includes great playmakers like Tanner Laczynski and goal-scorers like Gustaf Westlund. The 2019-20 Ohio State's roster also includes goaltender Ryan Snowden, who posted an impressive .905 save percentage in his freshman year. The Buckeyes typically have several NHL draft picks on their roster every season.
Does the Ohio State Buckeyes hockey team have any notable rivalries?The Ohio State's Buckeyes hockey team has a long-standing rivalry with the Michigan Wolverines. Their rivalry is actually older than the Big Ten conference, dating back to at least the CCHA. Michigan is the all-time leader in NCAA Division I hockey titles with nine, while Ohio State has zero. These teams frequently meet in the conference playoffs over the years, with Michigan leading that series. However, their games are becoming more competitive. For example, during the 2017-18 season, the Buckeyes defeated the Wolverines in each of their five meet-ups. That was a first for the Buckeyes program.
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