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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 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, ...

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...

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 ...

Hockey community comes together during devastating Humboldt tragedy

Hockey community comes together during devastating Humboldt tragedy

John Gregg, Sports Writer

April 22, 2018

After the tragic bus crash of the Humboldt Broncos ice hockey team, the hockey community and the world paid tribute to the 16 people killed and numerous injured. Just minutes after the news broke, posts and tributes filled social media outlets around the world. “Our national hockey family is a close one, ...

One game at a time

One game at a time

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

March 15, 2018

One down, two to go. For the NCHC that is. With Omaha in the dust, UND is far from out of the woods and like always it is do or die. After saturday’s overtime win the Fighting Hawks will continue on their mission back to the NCAA tournament. Looking back at last season, UND came into th...

It’s Thome time

It’s Thome time

Nick Erickson, Sports Writer

February 11, 2018

  The night started out just like any other night at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. Except this time, there was a different number in net. Peter Thome took over the game Saturday night against Colorado College by locking down all but one shot between the pipes for the team trying to fight their...

The prodigal Yon

The prodigal Yon

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017

Let the skates glide and the pucks fly. The University of North Dakota and the Golden Gophers of Minnesota are at it once again bringing, their rivalry back to the Ralph Engelstad Arena for the first time in six seasons. For one player on the UND hockey team, this rivalry means something completely...

Poolman’s Debut

Poolman’s Debut

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

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...

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