|(above) Freshman Ty Loney is on a seven game scoring streak|
Freshman Ty Loney's hockey career at the University of Denver started slowly. Really slowly. So slowly, he did more watching than playing.
The son of Troy Loney, who had a distinguished NHL career, was a healthy scratch in six of the Pioneers' first 11 games. Scholarship freshmen typically play immediately, but young Ty was watching from the stands or playing sparingly on the fourth line.
"It was pretty tough," Loney said Monday. "No fun."
Now, he's a red-hot, first-line winger who is having a blast playing with star junior center Drew Shore and senior Luke Salazar [read entire article].