Hockey

Are You a Fargo Force Fan? Here’s How to Get Free Tickets this Weekend!

Fargo Force staff say this is a great way for them to promote the importance of reading and education for students of all ages

FARGO, N.D. — Calling all students: Are you a Fargo Force fan and want free hockey tickets for this weekend? Here’s your chance. If you bring a book to Scheels Arena and drop it off by the box office before Thursday and Friday’s game, you will get one ticket per book. All of the books will be donated to kids…

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,…

Scheels Arena Has a Major Upgrade: A New Four-Sided, HD Screen

The screen debuts at the Fargo Force's home opener

FARGO, N.D. — If you’re headed to see the Fargo Force this weekend, you might notice something new at Scheels Arena. There’s now has a four–sided, HD screen. This is an upgrade from the two end boards that were only standard definition. Not only is the screen new, but the arena also has new cameras, a new operating system, and new…

Hockey Pioneer, Former Roseau Mayor And Businessman Passes Away

Bernie Burggraf, who suffered from dementia, had been in an assisted living center in West Fargo

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A pioneer in the hockey world and original host of “Face Off” on 740 The FAN has died. Bernie Burggraf, who suffered from dementia, had been in an assisted living center in West Fargo. He was a long-time businessman in Roseau, Minnesota where he established a grocery store, sporting goods store and Burggraf’s Menswear until his…

T.J. Oshie Brings Stanley Cup Home to Hockeytown, USA

The Stanley Cup makes its first ever appearance in Warroad.

WARROAD, Minn. — In the storied history of Warroad hockey, former Warriors have claimed Minnesota state titles, NCAA championships and Olympic gold medals. The only hockey accolade missing finally made its rightful trip to Hockeytown, USA. With the Washington Capitals winning the title this year, former Warroad Warrior T.J. Oshie knew exactly where to bring the prestigious trophy during his time…

Senden Scores Twice in Force Win Over Green Bay

Force keep pace in Western Conference standings.

GREEN BAY, Wisc. — The Fargo Force picked up another big win down the stretch with a 4-1 win over the Green Bay Gamblers on Saturday night. Jacob Schmidt-Svejstrup got the offense started for Fargo with his 26th goal of the season. Mark Senden netted a pair of goals in the third period to seal the victory. Ryan Bischel recorded…

Lamoureux Twins Visit Sanford Children’s Hospital

Children got to hold the twins' Olympic gold medals

  FARGO, N.D. — The Lamoureux twins of Grand Forks visited Sanford Children’s Hospital hoping to inspire the next generation. “It’s like, they were at the Olympics and they won the gold medal. I never thought I’d meet someone like that,” said 17-year old Michael Landquist. Kids at Sanford got the chance to feel just how heavy that gold medal is…

UND Hockey Tops NCAA in Attendance for seventh Consecutive Year

The Fighting Hawks drew nearly a quarter-million fans in the 2017-18 season.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – The University of North Dakota led NCAA Division I men’s hockey in attendance for the seventh year in a row in 2017-18, drawing nearly 240,000 fans through the gates of Ralph Engelstad Arena. North Dakota totaled 239,563 fans during its 21 home games this season, making it the only program in the country to…

Moorhead Native Will Borgen Signs with Buffalo Sabres

Borgen is set to join the Rochester Americans, Sabres AHL affiliate.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (Buffalo Sabres PR) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed defenseman Will Borgen to a three-year, entry-level contract. Borgen will sign an ATO and report to the Rochester Americans (AHL). The entry-level contract will begin starting with the 2018-19 season. Borgen (6’2″, 188 lbs.) recently completed his NCAA career with St. Cloud State, collecting 41…

Goaltender Johnson Signs Deal with New Jersey

Johnson to try out with Devils minor league club.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) — University of North Dakota senior goaltender Cam Johnson has agreed to a one-year, entry-level contract with the New Jersey Devils, the National Hockey League franchise announced on Saturday. Johnson will travel to Binghamton (AHL) and sign an AHL Amateur Try-Out Agreement with the club the following day. Johnson, an undrafted free agent, recently concluded a…