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An Early End to Hockey Season

An Early End to Hockey Season

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

March 26, 2019

2019 marked the first time in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference history that the University of North Dakota did not appear in the NCHC Frozen Faceoff and the second straight season UND has missed the NCAA tournament. This caps off a season that showed promise at times but ended too short. ...

Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

March 5, 2019

Rhett Gardner, the hard-nosed, skilled, physical and proud player for the University of North Dakota Men's hockey team is set to play his final series for the program that has meant everything to him for the past four years.   “It has easily been the best four years of my life,” Gardner...

Split Series with No. 3 UMD Bulldogs

Split Series with No. 3 UMD Bulldogs

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

February 26, 2019

After a 27 day hiatus from the Ralph Engelstad Arena, the University of North Dakota Men’s hockey team welcomed the reigning NCAA National Champions the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs.   Friday Night - A night of capitalizing on chances   “It was the start we wanted and it carried over for the re...

The Big Move

The Big Move

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

February 5, 2019

The decision to transfer colleges is a difficult task for many, but for athletes it can make or break their careers. Both Fallyn Freije and Chris Wilkie transferred from North Dakota, but like many, it was for different reasons.   Fallyn Freije   Fallyn Freije played three years at UND for the wom...

The Hype Was Real

The Hype Was Real

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

January 29, 2019

The University of North Dakota had their hands full when the number one team in the nation, St. Cloud State Huskies, stormed into the Ralph Engelstad Arena. UND would do their best to contain the high flying Huskies, ending the series in an even split overall. The crowd at the Ralph stood behind UND, ...

An Emerging Leader: Mark Senden

An Emerging Leader: Mark Senden

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

November 20, 2018

Working hard with a smile. That is North Dakota freshman Mark Senden’s attitude towards hockey. The 20-year-old freshman from Medina, Minnesota was not expecting to make the lineup at the start of the season. However, his work ethic and tenacity has made it almost impossible for Brad Berry and th...

The Rolling Jones

The Rolling Jones

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

November 6, 2018

After beating former WCHA rivals University of Minnesota Golden Gophers in Las Vegas, North Dakota looked to carry the momentum back to the Ralph Engelstad Arena for a series against another former WCHA rival in the Wisconsin Badgers.   Friday While senior alternate captain, Rhett Gardner, stol...

Sweet, Sweet Victory

Sweet, Sweet Victory

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

October 23, 2018

Hard work and tenacity. The overarching theme of the weekend for the University of North Dakota Men's Hockey team when North Dakota faced off against the eighth ranked Minnesota State Mankato Mavericks.   Friday: North Dakota started Friday's game with an incredibly high energy level. North Dako...

Scheel Breaks Into the Spotlight

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

October 16, 2018

The home opener for the regular season was upon the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team, when UND took on the Bemidji State University Beavers. UND was looking to shake off a loss from the night before in Bemidji. UND came out strong to start the game, feeding off the crowd’s excitemen...

Depth of the 2018 UND Hockey Roster Evident in OT Win

Depth of  the 2018 UND Hockey Roster Evident in OT Win

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

October 9, 2018

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team opened up the 2018-2019 season in an annual exhibition game against the Manitoba Bisons. North Dakota had a full line up, playing all five seniors, seven juniors, six sophomores and five freshmen. North Dakota dominated the game from the opening face-off until ...

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