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BullDogs, Hawks, Mittelstadt, and Tigers

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UND goalie Cam Johnson (Photo Credit: Russell Hons) It’s Friday and there are 70 days till the 2017-18 college hockey…

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UND Hockey: Waiting on Nick Schmaltz

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Someone posted this article on Sioux Sports. I am not familiar with this Chicago Blackhawks Blog. Honestly, it’s the first…

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Frozen Four: One Day to Go

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There’s one day left to go till the Frozen Four. The Frozen Four can’t come fast enough. Like me, I…

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Hump Day Links -Football, Hockey and More

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Good Afternoon! There’s a lot of hockey and football news coming across the Twitter Verse today. There are roughly two…

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Women’s Hockey: Let Them Body Check

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The subject of women’s hockey has been in the news a lot. Especially, with the cutting of the University of…

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NCAA Championships Should Be Decided on Saturdays

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Back in October, eastern-based college hockey writer, Mike McMahon tweeted out the following tweets. According to McMahon, the NCAA is…

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UND Hockey Team Has Tall Hill to Climb in Second Half

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“You can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets,” Arnold Schwarzenegger.  The New Year is almost upon us. To some,…

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No Hearing for Jake Virtanen’s Dirty Hit on Joakim Nordstrom

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I was watching this dirty hit by Vancouver Canucks forward, Jake Virtanen on Carolina Hurricanes forward, Joakim Nordstrom, there was…

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The Bulldogs Sweep, Kill Huskies Title Chances (video)

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Coming into the weekend, the St. Cloud State Huskies were tied atop of the National Colligate Hockey Conference standings with…

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NCAA Ice Hockey Rules Committee Considering Moving the Frozen Four to Saturday-Monday

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Earlier this week, eastern-based college hockey writer Mike McMahon tweeted out the following tweets. According to McMahon, the NCAA is…

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Thursday Pontifications: Football, Hockey and More

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(Photo Credit: Russell Hons Photography) It’s Thursday, and the weekend is almost here. Checking the sports schedule, the fall and…

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Former UND Hockey Players in the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Who from Nodak Nation is going to be playing in the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs? At first look, it doesn’t…

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UND’s Drew DeRidder Emerging as Starting Goalie

The University of North Dakota hockey team has been waiting for a goalie to emerge and take the net. To…

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UND Hockey: Who sits and Who Plays

UND’s roster is full of talented players, many have been drafted by NHL teams. Weekly, it’s a tough decision for…

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UND Experiences Groundhog Day in Weekend Series Against Lindenwood

Do you ever experience Déjà vu? It’s almost like you’ve seen this occurrence before. That’s what the University of North…

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How Does UND Hockey Fix Its Goaltending and Defense?

During the 2022-23 season, the University of North Dakota hockey team has struggled defensively and with their goaltending. At times,…

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UND Hockey: What Happened to Them?

Thirteen games into the 2022-23 season, the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team isn’t meeting expectations. After winning a…

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Gavin Hain Returns with a Vengeance

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On January 7, 2022, University of North Dakota senior forward Gavin Hain sustained a season-ending knee injury (ACL/MCL) in a…

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NCHC TV: Improvement Needed

The 2022-23 college hockey season is finally upon us. For National Colegate Hockey Conference fans, it’s time to renew your…

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NHL: Colorado Avalanche at Arizona Coyotes

Updated: Edmonton’s Evander Kane Suspended One Game for Knocking Colorado’s Nazem Kadri Out of the Third Round

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Barring a meltdown by the Colorado Avalanche, they’re advancing to the Stanley Cup Finals. Hold the celebration. Saturday’s 4-2 victory…

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Breaking Down UND’s 2022-23 Roster

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The offseason is officially upon us. There are roughly 140 days until the college hockey season begins. Barring any more…

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Hurricanes Implosion Leads to Bruins Win, 5-2

What a difference a couple of games make. On Sunday, the Boston Bruins evened their best-of-seven series with the Carolina…

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The NCAA Transfer Portal: College Hockey’s Version of Free Agency

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Last week, it was announced that UND forward Ashton Calder had entered the NCAA transfer portal. I had a few…

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Hurricanes Andrei Svechnikov KOs Hampus Lindholm

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It’s better to be the hammer than the nail. Wednesday, with 2:54 remaining in the second period, Hurricanes forward Andrei…

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NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs-Vegas Golden Knights at Minnesota Wild

Jared Spurgeon Fined $5,000 for Cross-Checking Pavel Buchnevich

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Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon has been fined $5,000 by NHL’s Department of Player Safety for cross-checking St. Louis Blues…

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UND Hockey’s 2022-23 Schedule Takes Shape

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UPDATED — The UND men’s hockey schedule has been finalized. You can look can look at the schedule below. Yes,…

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Denver’s Bobby Brink Signs Three-Year Entry-Level Deal With Flyers

What a weekend it’s been. Hours after winning an NCAA title with the Denver Pioneers, All-Amerian forward and Hobey Baker…

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UND’s Jake Sanderson Joining Senators After Season is Over

We knew this day was going to come. According to SportsNet.ca, UND sophomore defenseman Jake Sanderson is going to sign…

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UND Lands Four on NCHC All-Conference Teams

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On Wednesday, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference announced its All-Conference teams. Five teams had players on the All-Conference teams, DU,…

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