Hockey

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…

Meyers’ Hot Streak Creating Plenty of Offense for Force

Fargo Force are 6-1 during Meyers' seven-game goal streak.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Force found plenty of offense in their sweep of the Dubuque Fighting Saints last weekend. The Force downed the Fighting Saints 3-1 on Friday night and 5-1 on Saturday. Three of the team’s eight goals came from forward Ben Meyers. Meyers has scored in seven-consecutive games for the Force, nine times to be exact. The…

UND Hockey Feeling the Pressure with No. 1 SCSU Coming to Town

The Fighting Hawks close the regular season against St. Cloud State

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota men’s hockey has some work to do as the regular season heads into the final weekend. The Fighting Hawks sit 14th in the PairWise rankings as they prepare to host No. 1 St. Cloud State. “It almost feels like this is our chance,” senior forward Johnny Simonson said. “I know there’s back doors into…

UND Hockey Trending in the Same Direction at this Time Last Year

The Fighting Hawks are ranking No. 13 in the latest USCHO Poll.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The latest USCHO Poll put North Dakota at No. 13. It’s the team’s lowest ranking of the season. Despite different expectations heading into last season and this season, the two have mirrored each other similarly in terms of overall ranking. Going into 2016-17, UND was the No. 1 team in the country, compared to No. 7…