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Mitten made

Mitten made

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


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The electrifying, risk-taking and emotional defensemen Christian Wolanin has finally come into his own this season for the University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey team. The 6’1 offensive defensemen from Detroit, Michigan is currently in the midst of his junior season at North Dakota, and he has fi...

Saturday’s are for the boys

Saturday’s are for the boys

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


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The University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey team has been a top program in the nation for almost its entire existence. The commitment to consistency and excellence sets the program apart from the rest of the teams. While North Dakota has been consistent over the years, the team seems to have a st...

Altitude

Altitude

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


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Colorado has always been a major talking point in sports, not only for their sports team’s ability to win championships, but because of the home field/ice advantage. The advantage comes from the altitude. Throughout the history of sports teams in Colorado, the home team has always had the advantage ...

Flashback Friday

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


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Minnesota versus North Dakota. The epitome of college hockey rivalries. It’s one of the most storied and intense rivalries in all of sport. “This is the biggest rivalry in college hockey,” junior defensemen Hayden Shaw said. “Nothing has changed. If anything, for the fans, it has just been a ...

Making moves

Making moves

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


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Transferring schools in college sports is not uncommon, but in college hockey it is done very rarely. For the University of North Dakota, this season there have been three transfers, two leaving the program (Chris Wilkie and Matej Tomek) and one coming into the program (Nick Jones). Prior to this l...

Home Sweep Home

Home Sweep Home

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


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The University of North Dakota came into the home opener weekend looking to earn its first sweep on home ice in nearly a year. The last home ice sweep was on October 21 and 22 of 2016 against Bemidji State. UND broke the streak and swept St. Lawrence University. UND came into Friday’s contest looking...

Captain’s log

Captain’s log

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


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Austin Poganski is entering his fourth and final season at the University of North Dakota, this time as captain of a historic hockey program. Poganski is joining an elite group including the likes of past captains Gage Ausmus, Matt Greene and Dave Hakstol. Poganski came to UND after playing one year ...

Poolman’s Debut

Poolman’s Debut

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


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Former University of North Dakota hockey player Tucker Poolman is set to make his National Hockey League debut with the Winnipeg Jets on opening night. Poolman survived the preseason cuts and reassignments to the American Hockey League affiliate Manitoba Moose. Poolman decided to take his talents...

Moose on the loose

Moose on the loose

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 1, 2017


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On Friday Sept. 29, 2017, the Manitoba Moose played their annual preseason game against the Iowa Wild at the one-of-a-kind Ralph Engelstad Arena. For many fans, this is just another preseason game, but for the players this is an important game for their future in hockey. The Moose and the Wild rosters are filled wi...

Community over coast

Community over coast

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


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Ashley Brueggeman had once not even considering UND as a school to further her volleyball career. Today, she is now an integral part of the volleyball team and was recently named MVP of the UND classic. In addition, Brueggeman has helped UND start the season 12-1 and boast a current win streak of nine g...

John Santiago, #22

John Santiago, #22

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017


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John Santiago’s first two years have been nothing short of complete and utter domination. With career totals of 2,452 rushing yards and 23 touchdowns, the stats back up his dominance on the field. After being recruited by UND as a wide receiver, Santiago made the switch to running back, and it has...

Cole Reyes, #8

Cole Reyes, #8

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017


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Cole Reyes is starting his senior year at UND, and his play on the field has been brilliant. In his first three years at UND, Reyes has been a top player for not only UND, but in the nation as well. After Reyes’ junior year, NFL scouts had him as the seventh ranked strong safety in the nation, being pr...

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