Andrew Peski

UND Hockey Grateful for Home Ice in Opening Round of NCHC Playoffs

UND missed out on home ice advantage in round one last year for the first time in 17 years

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota hockey will be staying put for the opening round of the postseason. The Fighting Hawks are set to host the No. 8 seed, Colorado College, at home in the NCHC playoffs. Being at home tastes a whole lot sweeter than it has in the past, as the team remembers all too well what happened…

UND Hockey Uses “Next-man-up” Mentality in St. Cloud State Series

The Fighting Hawks were without their top two goal scorers in Jordan Kawaguchi and Shane Pinto

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — For the first time since October, UND hockey finished a weekend without a win, ending a series against St. Cloud State with a loss and a tie. On Saturday night, the Hawks were without two of their top goal scorers as Jordan Kawaguchi sat out with an undisclosed injury and Shane Pinto was ejected after a…

UND Hockey Starts NCHC Play Against Miami (OH)

Fighting Hawks looking to remain perfect at Home

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The Fighting Hawks have found plenty of success through the start of non conference play. Starting off the season with a 5–1–1 record and still undefeated at home. But the team knows things are about to get a lot more difficult as they head into the start of NCHC play beginning this week against Miami Ohio….

UND Hockey Not Losing Sight of Defensive Principles

UND now sits at 46th in the country averaging just one goal per game

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — For the first time since the 2008-2009 season, North Dakota men’s hockey suffered a winless opening weekend. That had a lot to with UND’s 0-8 performance on the power play coupled with the lack of scoring. UND now sits at 46th in the country averaging just one goal per game. The team has spent much of…

Rink Report: UND Fine-Tuning its Offense Ahead of Minnesota State Series

The Mavericks won the WCHA conference championship in 2018

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The struggle for UND hockey hasn’t been generating scoring opportunities. The Hawks have shot the puck 84 times in their first two contests. The issue is they’ve only scored two goals off of those chances. So this week with No. 7 Minnesota State coming to town, the Hawks have placed extra emphasis on finishing. “We have…