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Pat White is a Penn State graduate and is a native of North Wales, PA. Pat is a weekly columnist for THG and also returns to cover Penn State hockey. Last year he served as a student staff writer and part time broadcaster during its inaugural season as a Division I program. Beside hockey, Pat enjoys music, food, lacrosse, the beach and hockey...a lot of hockey. Follow him on Twitter: @patwhite9126
2014 Hobey Baker Finalists: All You Need to Know

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2014 Hobey Baker Finalists: All You Need to Know

By Pat White (@patwhite9126) The 2014 Frozen Four is set with Boston College, Union, Minnesota and North Dakota all making the trip to Philadelphia. No. 2 Boston College will face No. 3 Union on April 10 at 5 p.m. No. 1 Minnesota will face off against North Dakota at 8 p.m. Another trophy that is […]

2014 Frozen Four: Tournament Breakdown Part II

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2014 Frozen Four: Tournament Breakdown Part II

By Pat White: (@patwhite9126)   The first day of the 2014 NCAA Hockey Tournament is in the books. A number-one seed (Wisconsin) and a number-two seed (Quinnipiac) have already fell victim to upsets. There are six games on the docket today, four of which are first round games. In Part II of my 2014 Frozen […]

Frozen Four: Tournament Breakdown Part I

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Frozen Four: Tournament Breakdown Part I

By: Pat White (@patwhite9126) It’s the most wonderful time of the year; Playoff hockey season. While NHL teams continue to jostle for playoff positions, the NCAA Tournament is set to begin this afternoon. Every team will be fighting for the right to compete in the Frozen Four in Philadelphia, Pa. on April 10. So without […]

Column: NHL Trade Deadline Reactions

Column: NHL Trade Deadline Reactions

By Pat White (@patwhite9126)   Well, the dust is beginning to settle after a hectic week leading up to Wednesday’s NHL Trade Deadline. The trades began last Friday, and ended even after Wednesday’s 3 p.m. deadline. It is a little premature to declare “winners” and “losers” of the deadline at this point of the season. […]

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NHL Trade Deadline: Who’s on the Move?

By Pat White (@patwhite9126) There may not be a more interesting time during the course of a hockey season, postseason aside, than the weeks leading up to the NHL Trade Deadline. It gives members of the media and fans an opportunity to put on their GM hats and play General Manager for a couple of […]

College Hockey: The Beauty of the Big Red’s Barn

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College Hockey: The Beauty of the Big Red’s Barn

  By Pat White (@patwhite9126) Hockey fans are regarded as a separate breed of sports fan, especially those fans that have played the game at some point their life. Hockey builds unbreakable bonds between families, teams and communities, but most of all between teammates brothers. Nothing brings a hockey community together than meeting up at the local […]

Penn State Aims to Build on First Big Ten Win

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Penn State Aims to Build on First Big Ten Win

By Pat White (@patwhite9126) Penn State’s first Big Ten win last Saturday against No. 10 Michigan was a monumental weight lifted off of the Nittany Lion’s shoulders. Use whatever cliche you’d like about Rome being built or how to begin a journey of 1000 miles. That win was huge and it showed progress that went […]

Shattuck-St. Mary’s: Olympic Hockey Hotbed

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Shattuck-St. Mary’s: Olympic Hockey Hotbed

By Pat White (@patwhite9126) Often times NHL players are synonymous with the junior league or college team they played for before making it to the show. But one United States high school has been at the forefront of developing young talent for a few decades. Shattuck-St. Mary’s (SSM), a boarding school in Faribault, Minn., has […]

Penn State Earns First Big Ten Victory

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Penn State Earns First Big Ten Victory

By Pat White (@patwhite9126) “It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.” The old adage rang true in Happy Valley this weekend as Penn State (5-18-1, 1-9-0-0 Big Ten) hosted No. 10 Michigan (14-7-3, 6-3-1-1 Big Ten) in Big Ten play. At the end of the game on Friday, it looked like it was […]

Sin-King Feeling: LA Struggling to Score

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Sin-King Feeling: LA Struggling to Score

By Pat White (@patwhite9126) No team in the NHL is more excited about the upcoming Olympic break than the Los Angeles Kings. Every team in the league hits a slump at some point during the long, tenuous NHL season. The Kings are amid a major funk and the puck is just not finding the back […]

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