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Candidates for UND hockey captain show promise

Candidates for UND hockey captain show promise

Nick Erickson, Sports Writer

March 26, 2018


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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


Filed under Nick Erickson, Sports

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


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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


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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


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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


Filed under Cole Johnson, Sports

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...

Altitude

Altitude

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


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Colorado has always been a major talking point in sports, not only for their sports team’s ability to win championships, but because of the home field/ice advantage. The advantage comes from the altitude. Throughout the history of sports teams in Colorado, the home team has always had the advantage ...

Back in time

Back in time

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

October 20, 2017


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There is a certain sense of pride to be included in something that makes history, like  winning a national championship or being a part of a historical rivalry. UND hockey alumnus Andy Kollar has checked off both boxes. Kollar was a part of the 1999-2000 UND National Championship team, and while that was a...

Captain’s log

Captain’s log

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


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Austin Poganski is entering his fourth and final season at the University of North Dakota, this time as captain of a historic hockey program. Poganski is joining an elite group including the likes of past captains Gage Ausmus, Matt Greene and Dave Hakstol. Poganski came to UND after playing one year ...

Flashback Friday: OT heroes

Flashback Friday: OT heroes

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


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    If UND women’s hockey forward Emma Nuutinen had one thing on her mind heading into overtime against Ohio State, teammate Kristen Campbell assured her of what it should be. Score. “In between periods, I was grabbing a drink and Kristen Campbell said to me, ‘You are goin...

Repeating History?

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


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As the shortest month of the year comes to an end it can only mean one thing. March Madness. To many, March Madness is all about filling out brackets and always picking Duke to lose in the first round. But to hockey fans, March Madness is also about the college hockey playoffs. This weekend kick...

Hawks showcase next man up

Hawks showcase next man up

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017


Filed under Jack Harvey, Sports

Gaps in Hawks lineup shows potential in other lines in a split series Fighting for redemption after a sweep against the Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs, the Fighting Hawks flew to Colorado Springs looking for a different result. The Hawks had a couple spots to fill in their line up against the Tigers, inclu...

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