Fighting Sioux

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…

UND Uses Semester-Ending Loss as Motivation Heading into 2019

The Fighting Hawks closed the first half of the season with a split against Denver

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota men’s hockey is practicing this week, but the team is done with regular-season games until the new year. The Fighting Hawks sit at No. 13 in the country, and capped off the first half of the season with a split at home against Denver. UND was in and out of rhythm for the first…

UND Hockey Evens Series with Minnesota-Duluth

Fighting Hawks Beat the Bulldogs 2-1

DULUTH, Minn. — North Dakota Hockey took on Minnesota Duluth for the second straight night. On Friday, they were held scoreless. Jordan Kawaguchi got the Fighting Hawks on the board first followed by Grant Mismash. UND held the lead throughout and went on to win, 2-1. They came back home next weekend to face Denver. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines…

Rink Report: Hawks Stressing the Importance of Teamwork Ahead of Alaska-Anchorage Series

UND has lost three conference games in a row

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND Hockey started out conference play 1-3, losing to both Miami and Western Michigan. The Hawks were swept at home against the Broncos last weekend, which the team says has been a bit of a wake-up call. Since taking a step back and reflecting on the losses, they say the issues are stemming from frustration and…

UND Hockey Tallies 38 Shots in Loss to Minnesota State

Minnesota State Forward Max Coatta had a hat trick for the Mavericks

Grand Forks, N.D. — North Dakota Hockey started a two game series with Minnesota State Friday night at Ralph Engelstad Arena. The Fighting Hawks were looking for their first win of the season but fell in a 7-4 loss to the Mavericks. Minnesota State Forward Max Coatta tallied a hat trick for the visitors. The Hawks outshot the Mavs 38-24…

UND Superlatives: Which Hockey Player is the Most Superstitious?

UND Hockey players talk about the most superstitious player on the team

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Superstitions tend to cling to athletes. They are routine-oriented people who fall into patterns. Hockey players at the University of North Dakota are no exception, but they tend to agree on who is the most superstitious person on the team… Nick Jones Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Fighting Sioux, Hockey, Nick Jones,…