The University of North Dakota hockey team was attempting to halt a six-game losing streak to the University of Minnesota-Duluth. Unfortunately, that streak was extended with a 5-3 loss to the Bulldogs.
Traveling back in time, the Fighting Hawks haven’t beat the Bulldogs since they adopted the current Fighting Hawks logo. This current, horrific streak started on March 18, 2016, the Fighting Hawks haven’t beaten the Bulldogs. During that seven-game losing streak, UND has been outscored by the Bulldogs 30-13.
It’s been almost two years since UND has beaten UMD. Below is what this losing streak looks like.
03-18-16 Minneapolis L, 2-4 NCHC Frozen Faceoff
10-28-16 Duluth L, 2-5 Iafallo 3 goals, 1 assist
10-29-16 Duluth L, 0-3 Miska 30-save shutout
01-20-17 Grand Forks L, 3-5 Tufte 2 goals
01-21-17 Grand Forks L, 0-4 Miska 29-save shutout
03-18-17 Minneapolis L, 3-4 NCHC Frozen Faceoff
01-19-18 Duluth L, 3-5 Parker Mackay 1 goal 2 assists
With the loss, North Dakota drops to 12-7-6 and 6-5-2-2 in the NCHC.