Eric Burton

Eric Burton
Eric is a 1996, 1999 graduate of the University of North Dakota. Eric covers the University of North Dakota Hockey for Inside Hockey and is the editor of Goon’s World. Eric started writing for the Hockey Writers Combine in September of 2012 and is the lead writer for College Hockey.


Recent Articles by Eric

UND's Senior Class Salutes the fans (Peter Bottini / UND Athletics)

North Dakota vs. St. Cloud, Winner Takes All

Tonight, the University of North Dakota plays St. Cloud State University in the NCAA West Regional final. The winner advances to the Frozen Four in Boston, Massachusetts. Series history All-time, […]

by · March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · NCAA, NCHC
UND forward Nick Schmaltz (Peter Bottini, UND Athletics)

UND Looks to Knockout Bobcats

This Friday, third-ranked North Dakota plays the 11th ranked Quinnipiac Bobcats in the NCAA West Region Semifinal. The winner will advance to the regional finals. Series history All-time, UND leads […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 0 comments · College Hockey, NCAA
Zac Larraza [photo: University of Denver Athletics]

Is the NCHC a Super Conference?

All season long, we have heard how tough the National Collegiate Hockey Conference is. Every week has been a meat grinder. There are no easy games or weekends off. Any […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 0 comments · College Hockey, NCHC
UND head coach Dave Hakstol, Eric Classen, UIND Sports

NCHC Hockey: It’s High-End

Last spring, at the season ending press conference, I asked University of North Dakota head coach Dave Hakstol if playing in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference prepared his team for […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · College Hockey, NCHC
SCSU goalie Ryan Faragher  (Eric Classen/UND Athletics)

UND Looks to Take down Huskies

This Friday, the University of North Dakota takes on the St. Cloud State Huskies in the semifinals of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference Frozen Faceoff. The winner advances to the […]

by · March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · College Hockey, NCHC
UND defenseman Paul Ladue, (Eric Classen/UND Athletics)

UND’s LaDue Lets Play on Ice Do the Talking

If you’ve watched the University of North Dakota the past two seasons, you might have noticed the play of sophomore defenseman Paul LaDue. The Grand Forks native is a fundamentally […]

by · March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · College Hockey, NCHC
North Dakota loses to Minnesota in the semifinals of the Frozen Four. [photo: Josh Smith]

Connor Gaarder Coming up Big for UND

At a recent Wednesday hockey press conference, University of North Dakota head coach Dave Hakstol was asked to describe the play of senior forward Connor Gaarder. The head coach replied, […]

by · March 16, 2015 · 0 comments · College Hockey, NCHC
North Dakota Looks to End Tigers Season

North Dakota Looks to End Tigers Season

This weekend, the top-ranked University of North Dakota takes on the Colorado College Tigers in the first round of the NCHC playoffs. This will be the third series of the […]

by · March 12, 2015 · 0 comments · College Hockey, NCHC
Emily Pfalzer, Boston College Eagles (John Quackenbos/Boston College Athletics Communications)

Hockey 101: Women’s Hockey

I cover both men’s and women’s Division I college hockey, I would like to break down a few of the differences between men’s and women’s hockey. First, women’s hockey is a […]

by · March 11, 2015 · 0 comments · College Hockey, NCAA
UND goalie Zane McIntyre, Eric Classen UND Sports

In-Zane Run has UND thinking Hobey Baker for McIntyre

According to Ryan Lambert of Puck Daddy,  University of North Dakota junior goalie Zane McIntyre is an outstanding goaltender and the reason they’re ranked number one in the nation. Yes, […]

by · March 6, 2015 · 0 comments · College Hockey, NCHC
UND's Senior Class Salutes the fans (Peter Bottini / UND Athletics)

UND Looks to Clinch Title Outright against Miami

This weekend, the University of North Dakota hockey team travels to Oxford, Ohio, to take on the Miami University RedHawks in an important two-game conference series. This is the regular […]

by · March 5, 2015 · 0 comments · College Hockey, NCAA
UND forward Michael Parks (Peter Bottini, UND Athletics)

UND Looks to Slow down Speedy Huskies

This weekend, the University of North Dakota hockey team entertains the St. Cloud State Huskies in an important two-game conference series. This is the final home series of the regular […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · College Hockey, NCHC