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Using frames that once contained women's hockey jerseys, a display for the UND soccer program is now in place on the ice level of the Ralph Engelstad Arena. Nick Nelson/ Dakota Student

Tearing down the legacy

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer September 4, 2017

The University of North Dakota is a staple in the hockey community, recognized for producing high-class hockey players into the National Hockey League and the Olympics. So, when the news came out about...

Protests have erupted in response to UND’s decision to cut the women’s hockey team and the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams.

Cutting champions

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer April 28, 2017

It’s almost been a month since UND Athletics Director Brian Faison announced that the women’s hockey team, as well as the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, would be cut at the university....

Brian Idalski is the head coach of the UND women's hockey program, which was eliminated as part of a 1.3 million budget cut for the Athletics department. File photo.

One step forward, two steps back

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor March 31, 2017

In a large sunlit room, there was nothing bright about the mood as people walked into the Gorecki Alumni Center with somber faces and heavy hearts. Standing behind the podium, UND Athletic Director Brian...

Emma Nuutinen celebrates scoring the first goal of the game against Ohio State on Feb. 18 at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. Photo courtesy of Russ Hons Photography

Flashback Friday: OT heroes

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer March 3, 2017

    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...

Members of the UND women's hockey team pose for a team photo after competing in the annual Peter's Winter Classic event on Jan. 16, 2017. Nick Nelson/ Dakota Student

Senior send off against Ohio State

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer February 18, 2017

The UND Fighting Hawks women’s hockey team is back home to take on the Ohio State University Buckeyes for one final weekend series of games before the WCHA playoff next weekend. The Hawks (13-13-6,...

UND goalie Lexie Shaw tracks the puck against Minnesota State University Mankato earlier this season.

Heading down the Gopher Hole

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer February 10, 2017

After a tough sweep against Minnesota Duluth, UND Women’s Hockey team will look to bounce back against another big rival, the University of Minnesota. The Hawks were on the wrong end of a low scoring...

Hallie Theodosopoulos chases the puck as Bemidji State's Lisa Laiti attempts to block her earlier this season at the Ralph Engelstad Arena.

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...

Peter Elander (center), associate head coach of the UND women's hockey team and host of the Winter Classic, hands a puck to forward Charly Dahlquist Monday afternoon at his backyard ice rink called 'Peter's Ice Palace.'

Peter’s Ice Palace

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor January 20, 2017

If you grew up in a winter climate like North Dakota, there’s a good chance you had an outdoor rink experience not the experience like the one provided at Peter’s Ice Palace. Peter Elander, the...

Vilma Tanskanen chases the puck during Saturday's game against Minnesota State Mankato at the Ralph Engelstad Arena.

There’s no place like home

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor October 18, 2016

UND sweeps MSU at the Ralph for home opener last weekend Fans at the Ralph had plenty to cheer about this weekend as the UND women’s hockey team swept their opponents, the Minnesota State Mavericks....

Halli Krzyzaniak intercepts University of Minnesota Duluth forward Michela Cava during a game at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center last season.

Hawks soar home for homecoming

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor October 14, 2016

UND welcomes MSU to the Ralph for home opener this weekend The Fighting Hawks are returning to the Ralph Engelstad Arena for their home opener this weekend against the Minnesota State Mavericks. This...

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