Fighting Sioux

UND-Western Michigan Match-Up For First Time Since NCHC Pod

16 UND players playing at Western for first time

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota hockey fans start blasting the Dropkick Murphy’s because the boys are back. After last weekend’s series with Omaha was postponed due to COVID those players who were out were cleared to take the ice again Monday. It makes this weekend’s series against Western Michigan all systems go. Its the first time UND is matching…

UND Hockey Looking For Better Start To First Games of Series

Have split last two with Duluth and Minnesota

GRAND FORKS, N.D — After four straight home games, North Dakota hockey closes out the first half of the regular season with two road series starting this weekend against St Cloud State. The main issue as of late is getting off to a better start in these two game sets. In the first match-ups between Minnesota-Duluth and Minnesota, UND let…

UND Hockey Keeping Emotions In Check Ahead of Minnesota Series

Have won last three meetings against the Gophers

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota hockey bounced back from a 4-1 loss against Minnesota-Duluth to split the series in the final game and build some momentum for another rivalry match-up. 11th ranked Minnesota comes to Grand Forks for the first time. Its a series  UND has dominated as of late scoring 12 goals over two games last time both…

UND Hockey “Hungry” For Rematch With Duluth This Weekend

Last meeting lost in five overtimes in the NCAA Regional

Video Courtesy: Midco SN GRAND FORKS, N.D. — For the first time since their national championship season in 2015-16, North Dakota hockey has started conference play 4-0 after sweeps of Denver and Miami Ohio, however, the next three series won’t be as easy. UND gets three top 10 ranked opponents over that span starting with Duluth this weekend at home….

Ralph Engelstad Arena Scoreboard Frame and Letters Up for Auction

The auction started Monday at 10 a.m. and ends Tuesday, November 5 at 10 p.m.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The “Fighting Sioux” frame and gold letters from the old Ralph Engelstad Arena scoreboard are being auctioned off. The scoreboard hung in the REA from 2001 to 2019 when it was taken down and replaced with the new scoreboard. The auction started Monday at 10 a.m. and ends Tuesday, November 5 at 10 p.m. The starting bid is…

UND Hockey Picked Fourth in NCHC Preseason Poll

UND starts season October 5th Against Manitoba

ST. PAUL, Minn.– (UND ATHLETICS) The National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) unveiled its 2019-20 preseason poll today in the lead-up to its annual media day function at the Xcel Center. North Dakota was slated to finish fourth in the prognostications predicted by the league’s media. Two-time defending NCAA national champion Minnesota Duluth topped the polls with Denver and Western Michigan just…

UND Hockey’s All-Time Leading Scorer, Greg Johnson, Dies At 48

His 272 points was a school record

  DETROIT, Mich. — Former University of North Dakota men’s hockey captain and the program’s all–time leading scorer, Greg Johnson, died on Monday. He was 48. The three–time Hobey Baker finalist recorded 272 points in his four seasons at UND. Johnson won a silver medal at the 1994 Winter Olympics, played 12 years in the NHL and served as captain…

St. Cloud State Nets Two 3rd-Period Goals to Beat UND 3-1

The Fighting Hawks and Huskies wrap up the series Saturday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota men’s hockey grabbed a 1-0 lead in the first period against No. 1 St. Cloud State, but the Fighting Hawks were not able to hang on as they drop Friday’s contest 3-1. The Huskies tied the game in the second period and then took the lead for good with 6:27 left in the third….

UND Hockey Frustrated but not Concerned by Lack of Goal Scoring

The Fighting Hawks were swept by Canisius over the weekend.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota men’s hockey is out of the USCHO poll for the first time since 2014. The Fighting Hawks plummeted after getting swept by Canisius. Previously, UND had never lost a game against the Golden Griffens in seven tries, but then they dropped a pair over the weekend. The team says they still feel like they…