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UND Continues Win Streak at Home

UND Continues Win Streak at Home

Patrick Mulvahill, Sports Writer

November 26, 2019

Friday:   UND came into the weekend at #5 in the nation according to the official NCAA rankings. Without a loss at home yet this season at home, the weekend looked promising for the Fighting Hawks.   Friday’s game was very close in both shots on net and goals for the first two periods as bo...

UND Comes Out on Top in Denver

UND Comes Out on Top in Denver

Patrick Mulvahill, Sports Writer

November 19, 2019

Friday: UND Men’s hockey traveled to Denver to take on the No. 2 team in the nation this last weekend and came out on top. With a regulation 1-1 tie, following an overtime win on Friday night, and a commanding 4-1 win on Saturday, UND has now improved to 8-1-2 overall. UND was ranked ninth in the...

Bemidji State Falls in UND House of Horror

Bemidji State Falls in UND House of Horror

James DeArman, Sports Writer

November 1, 2019

The University of North Dakota welcomed their closest geographical rivals as the Bemidji State Beavers rolled into town for a weekend series. Coming off last weekend's hard fought series against the number two team in the country, Minnesota State Mankato,  UND can fall back on their unique hometown a...

UND Hockey Returns

UND Hockey Returns

James DeArman, Sports Writer

October 8, 2019

The warm days of summer have since subsided and have been overtaken by the crisp cool days of Fall with the October air encouraging the leaves to meet the ground. This can only mean one thing, it’s hockey season. That means it is time to return to hockey's Palace on the Prairie, the Ralph Engelsta...

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, ...

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