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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. ...

Kawaguchi shines in weekend sweep

Kawaguchi shines in weekend sweep

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

January 15, 2019

On a weekend filled with talk of the past, sophomore forward and University of North Dakota  points leader, Jordan Kawaguchi was focused on the future. After coming off a tough, heart-wrenching weekend in Buffalo, New York against Canisius College, UND was determined to steer the ship in the right di...

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 ...

Candidates for UND hockey captain show promise

Candidates for UND hockey captain show promise

Nick Erickson, Sports Writer

March 26, 2018

Now that some of the early signings have been completed, we can start to prepare and see what can be expected of next season. A year ago, Cam Johnson was campaigning to be the acting captain for the UND squad. We have an idea as to who our goalie will be with Peter Thome being the only goalie besides...

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 UND’s 99 and 100th players in history to make it to the NHL. Wolanin signed on with the Ottawa Senators las...

Hobey Hoax

Hobey Hoax

Nick Erickson, Sports Writer

January 22, 2018

The candidates for the coveted Hobey Baker were recently announced and Fighting Hawks fans were left collectively scratching their heads in confusion. The list lacked any University of North Dakota representation. Specifically a few individual fans on Facebook. One account claimed to have discuss...

Mitten made

Mitten made

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

The electrifying, risk-taking and emotional defensemen Christian Wolanin has finally come into his own this season for the University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey team. The 6’1 offensive defensemen from Detroit, Michigan is currently in the midst of his junior season at North Dakota, and he has fi...

Saturday’s are for the boys

Saturday’s are for the boys

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017

The University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey team has been a top program in the nation for almost its entire existence. The commitment to consistency and excellence sets the program apart from the rest of the teams. While North Dakota has been consistent over the years, the team seems to have a st...

UND hockey’s “CLASS” act

UND hockey’s “CLASS” act

Cole Johnson, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017

University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey captain Austin Poganski is being recognized on the national scale by being nominated for the 2017-18 senior CLASS (Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School) award. The award is handed out annually to the senior student athlete that best exemplifies...

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