Hockey

Moorhead Boys Hockey Wins Home Opener in Dominant Fashion

Spuds take down Brainerd 6-1

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead’s boys hockey team has a lot of returning talent on its top lines. The Spuds leaned on that talent Tuesday night with a 6-1 win over Brainerd. Carter Randklev netted a hat trick, and Cole O’Connell netted a pair more in the victory. Categories: High School, Top Sports Headlines Tags: BOYS, Carter Randklev, Cole O’Connell, Hockey,…

The Science of Ice

Factors of making the perfect ice for hockey

The winter gives us a variety of sports to choose from, but hockey is native to the Northland – and ice, that’s the most important part of the good ol’ hockey game. First things first, temperature. “We turn the temperature down basically as far as we can get it because we’re putting multiple loads on and that’s what we call…

West Fargo Celebrates the Opening of New Sports Arena

The doors are open and the ice is ready for some shredding

WEST FARGO, ND — More than a year ago, construction began on the new West Fargo Sports Arena. Now, teams are finally getting their skates on the ice. The doors are open and the ice is ready for some shredding. “As a whole, I think it’s a beautiful place and it’s going to be a nice place to watch hockey,”…

Rink Report: UND not Overlooking Colorado College

The Tigers split a series against the Fighting Hawks last season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — After a split against Minnesota at home last weekend, North Dakota hockey is on the road this Friday and Saturday to open up conference play. The Fighting Hawks hang onto their No. 4 ranking, and now they’re working on making sure the upcoming pair of contests against Colorado College don’t turn into a trap series. “These…

Hope Inc. Holds Free Sled Hockey Open House

The goal was to show people with physical challenges they are not alone

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Able-bodied people took the chance to be in a disabled person’s seat in the hockey rink.  Hope Inc. held their free open house for anyone who wanted to try out sled hockey. It gave friends and family the opportunity to know what it’s like trying to play the sport. One Hope Inc. official says the most important part…

Fargo Force Fall in Home Opener to Stampede

Force give up four goals in the second period in loss.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Force opened their season at Scheels Arena on Friday night. But the Sioux Falls Stampede spoiled the home opener downing the Force 5-2. Garrett Van Whye and Jonathan McDonald scored goals for the Force in the loss. The Force are back at home against Sioux city on Saturday. Categories: Fargo Force, KVRR Sports Extra, Top…

Depth, Depth, Depth: UND Hockey Says it Expects to be Better than Last Year

The Fighting Hawks say depth will be their strongest attribute

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — For the 15th consecutive season, North Dakota’s hockey team made the NCAA Tournament in 2016-17. This year, some of the key names are gone, but the expectations are not. Players and coaches alike describe this year’s team as deep, with all four lines having a lot to offer. Watch the video to get a glimpse of…

UND Hockey Ready to get Back on Top as Season Approaches

The Fighting Hawks reached their 15th consecutive NCAA Tournament in 2016-17

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) — This Week, The 2017-18 Fighting Hawks take to the ice for the first time this season when they host the University of Manitoba in exhibition action on Saturday night. It’s the lone preseason tune-up for North Dakota, which will open the regular season with a pair of non-conference games next weekend at Alaska Anchorage….

With Death of Burnsville Teen, NDSU Students Reflect on Social Choices

Devin's school is also offering support to his fellow classmates

FARGO, ND — A teen who was found unresponsive at an NDSU dorm on Sunday and was later pronounced dead has been identified as 17-year-old Devin Delaney of Burnsville, Minnesota. A spokesperson for the family says Devin was passionate about hockey and lacrosse at his high school. He says the family is devastated and asking for privacy. A GoFundMe account…

Sweet Treats, the Stanley Cup and Matt Cullen at the Moorhead Dairy Queen

Fans waited in line for hours for the chance to meet Matt Cullen and touch the Stanley Cup

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Three-Time Stanley Cup champion and Moorhead native, Matt Cullen, is in town and he has the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Stanley Cup with him. Hundreds of fans waited in line for hours for the chance to meet Cullen and to touch the Stanley Cup. Some of those fans have been in line since before the sun even came up…