Union College Dutchmen celebrate their first ever National Championship in men's ice hockey. [photo: Josh Smith]

What Players Can Learn From The Frozen Four

“It’s hard this time of year. As devastating as it was for our team last year to lose nine seconds into overtime, here you have the elation. Probably for me […]

by · April 15, 2014 · 1 comment · College Hockey, NCAA
It’s Time To Give the ECAC Some Respect

It’s Time To Give the ECAC Some Respect

For the longest time teams vying for the National Championship in the Frozen Four tournament included D-I schools from Hockey East, WCHA, and the former CCHA (which has since been […]

by · April 12, 2014 · 1 comment · College Hockey, NCAA
SCSU goalie Ryan Farager (Eric Classen/UND Athletics)

NCHC Hockey: Saint Cloud’s Ryan Faragher signs with the Ducks

As the college hockey season comes to an end, some of the high-end, highly sought players will decide to forego their college eligibility and sign professional contracts. This past week, […]

by · April 9, 2014 · 2 comments · College Hockey, NCHC
UND forward Connor Gaarder (Eric Classen/UND Athletics)

North Dakota Renews Rivalry with Minnesota in Frozen Four Semifinal

When the Big Ten and the National Collegiate Hockey Conference formed, traditional rivals parted ways. Until this season, North Dakota and Minnesota had played in 283 games against each other, starting […]

by · April 4, 2014 · 0 comments · College Hockey, NCAA
The UND coaching staff celebrates the Midwest Regional Win (Eric Classen /UND Athletics)

NCAA Hockey: North Dakota Embraces Underdog Role

The final weekend of the college hockey season is almost upon us. A week from Thursday, Boston College, Minnesota, North Dakota and Union College, will take to the ice to […]

by · April 3, 2014 · 4 comments · College Hockey, NCAA
UND goalie Zane Gothberg (Eric Classen/UND Athletics)

UND Hockey: Gothberg’s Strong Finish Propels Team

On November 30, 2013 the University of North Dakota Hockey team had a record of 4-7-2, they were going nowhere fast. North Dakota was having a heck of a time […]

by · April 3, 2014 · 0 comments · College Hockey, NCAA
Christian Folin Would be a Good Fit in Edmonton

Christian Folin Would be a Good Fit in Edmonton

With the NCAA hockey season winding down and teams being eliminated, there is the yearly list of college free agent players looking to make the jump to go pro. The […]

NCAA Hockey: Attendance Issues Plague NCAA Regional Tournaments

NCAA Hockey: Attendance Issues Plague NCAA Regional Tournaments

After qualifying for the NCAA tournament, the University of North Dakota hockey team is headed to the Midwest Regional in Cincinnati, Ohio. Based on previous years, there’s a very good […]

by · March 26, 2014 · 5 comments · College Hockey, NCAA
Calgary Flames 2011 fourth-rounder Johnny Gaudreau (Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE)

Return Of The Cawlidge Hawkey Brackets

Somewhere John Buccigross would be proud as it is that time of year to crown a NCAA hockey champion. The term “cawlidge hockey” has been affectionately coined and hey it may be a bit […]

by · March 26, 2014 · 2 comments · College Hockey
UND Forward Drake Caggiula (Eric Classen / UND Athletics)

UND Hockey: It’s Simple, Win and They’re In

The University of North Dakota Hockey team enters the National Collegiate Hockey Conference tournament on 18-5-1 run (second best to Union). Even though UND owns a 22-12-3 (.635) record, they’re […]

by · March 19, 2014 · 0 comments · College Hockey, NCHC
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NCHC Hockey: UND Advances to the Frozen Faceoff, Avoids Catastrophe

Before the season started, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference coaches thought that the inaugural season would end up being a battle, and they were right. Every game was a war. […]

by · March 17, 2014 · 0 comments · NCAA, NCHC
UND defenseman Paul Ladue, (Eric Classen/UND Athletics)

UND Hockey: Grand Forks Cousins make an Impact in First Season with UND

On October 6, 2013, two local players from Grand Forks, North Dakota made their debut with the University of North Dakota. At the start of the season, I sat down […]

by · March 13, 2014 · 0 comments · College Hockey, NCAA