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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...

Moose on the loose

Moose on the loose

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 1, 2017

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...

Journey to the “C”

Journey to the “C”

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017

“You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” Austin Poganski told Brad Schlossman that this was his favorite quote last June and after finishing his junior season at UND, Poganski keeps making the most of his shots. Poganski, a junior from St. Cloud, Minn., was named UND’s ne...

UND ready to reload

UND ready to reload

Thomas McCullough, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

As the 2016-2017 University of North Dakota’s Men’s Hockey season comes to a close, the team looks to bounce back next season with a refreshed lineup. Since their final game against Boston University, several UND players from this season have not only signed NHL contracts, but have already started...

Five-Minute for charging enough for UMD’s Pionk?

Five-Minute for charging enough for UMD’s Pionk?

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

March 24, 2017

When there is a championship on the line, it’s safe to say emotions run high and the physicality increases with it. The NCHC championship game against the University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs was a prime example of this. The Fighting Hawks visited the penalty box a total of 12 times, while the...

UND men’s hockey Senior send off

UND men’s hockey Senior send off

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017

With the UND men’s hockey team playing their final regular season games at the Ralph Engelstad Arena last weekend, it was bittersweet as fans said goodbye to another senior class. This farewell was unique compared to recent sendoffs, as the 2016-2017 class consists of captain Gage Ausmus and goalie Matt H...

Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

It’s no mystery the UND Fighting Hawks men’s hockey team is in the midst of a season of adversity. After being swept by Western Michigan last weekend, the Hawks have lost seven out of their last 10 games and sit fifth in the NCHC standings with a 15-13-3 record, including 8-11-1-1 in the conference. With...

Hawks look to fly past Beavers

Hawks look to fly past Beavers

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

  After a pair of heartbreaking losses to the No. 1 Wisconsin Badgers, the UND Fighting Hawks women’s hockey team looks to get back into the win column this weekend against the Bemidji State Beavers. Losing two tightly contested games in Wisconsin dropped the Fighting Hawks to a record of 12-9-5 (9-7-4-2 WCHA), but UND has a case...

Bulldogs sweep Hawks at the Ralph

Bulldogs sweep Hawks at the Ralph

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017

This past weekend at the Ralph Engelstad Arena fans watched history be made for all the wrong reasons for the UND men’s hockey team. The Fighting Hawks hosted the NCHC leading Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs for what was previewed as a strong matchup between the 4th ranked Bulldogs and the 8th ranked H...

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