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Phil Sykes: From Walk-On to Two-Time NCAA Champion

Phil Sykes: From Walk-On to Two-Time NCAA Champion

Claire Weltz, Sports Editor February 14, 2022

Phil Sykes is a two-time NCAA champion with UND’s hockey team. But Sykes grew up a 21-hour drive from Grand Forks in Dawson Creek, BC. That’s 1,293.7 miles. (About half the width of the United States...

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...

Incoming freshmen compared to former Hawk, Christian Wolanin. Wolanin currently plays in the NHL for the Ottawa Senators.

The Freshmen Seven

August 29, 2018

It is almost that time of year again here in Grand Forks. The University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey team takes the ice for their 72nd season. North Dakota looks to hang their ninth NCAA Championship...

UND hockey program NHL signed athlete passes 100

UND hockey program NHL signed athlete passes 100

Nick Erickson, Sports Writer March 26, 2018

Early signings at the University of North Dakota are very similar to the nature of blizzards: they always pack a punch and usually happen more than once a year. Christian Wolanin and Shane Gersich became...

Predictions for Lord Stanley

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor April 21, 2017

Every year, when April rolls around and hockey fans of every kind come together to compete to predict the next team to hoist the Stanley Cup. Together, with the sports writers, UND student athletes...

Former UND forward Brock Boeser fires a shot against Omaha earlier this season at the Ralph Engelstad Arena.

UND bids farewell to Boeser

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer April 11, 2017

Brock Boeser wasted no time getting acquainted with his new team. Just a day after his UND squad lost a heartbreaking NCAA quarterfinal game to Boston University in double overtime, Boeser took his talents...

National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks during a news conference at Staples Center, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Los Angeles. The NHL All-Star Game is scheduled to be played at Staples Center on Sunday. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Bettman says no to Olympics

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer April 11, 2017

This past week, after speculation of what the choice would be, the National Hockey League has decided its’ players will not represent their countries at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South...

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