Hockey

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…

Hockey Fans Wait Hours for Chance to Touch Stanley Cup in Moorhead

Fans began waiting in line early this morning to ensure they got the perfect photo op with Cullen and the 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. Fans began waiting in line early this morning to ensure they got the perfect photo op with Cullen and the Cup. Hundreds of fans waited in line for hours for the chance to meet Matt…

Moorhead’s Matt Cullen Rejoining Wild for his 20th Season

Cullen is coming off of two Stanley Cup championships with Pittsburgh

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Former Moorhead Spud Matt Cullen is deciding to put off retirement for at least another season. Cullen signed a one-year contract with the Minnesota Wild worth $1 million with a possible $700,000 in bonuses. The 40-year-old centerman is coming off of two Stanley Cup championships with the Pittsburgh Penguins. His 19-year NHL career has been spent across…

Sex Discrimination Complaint Filed Against UND Over Athletics Programs

In March of this year, UND announced it was cutting their women's hockey and men's and women's swimming and diving

  GRAND FORKS, ND — A complaint has been filed against the University of North Dakota over the university’s sports programs. The federal Title IX case states the university does not give women equal opportunities in athletics. In March of this year, UND announced it was cutting their women’s hockey and men’s and women’s swimming and diving. In a previous…

UND Hockey Named as Host for 2018, 2019 NCAA Regionals

The 2018 tournament will be in Sioux Falls, 2019 will be in Fargo

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced today that it has selected the University of North Dakota to host the 2018 NCAA Men’s Hockey West Regional Championship at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, S.D., and the 2019 NCAA West Regional at SCHEELS Arena in Fargo, N.D. The sites were selected by the Division…

UND Hockey Releases 2017-2018 Schedule

UND will host the University of Minnesota, October 21-21, in a rematch for the former WCHA rivals.

GRAND FORKS, ND – The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team released the 2017-2018 schedule. Fighting Hawks fans are pointing to four non-conference series in the 36-game regular season schedule. UND will host the University of Minnesota in a rematch for the former WCHA rivals. Those games will take place on October 20-21 at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. Other…

UND Fans “Move on to the Future” After Athletic Program Cuts

It's a sad time for some, but UND fans in Fargo say they're looking forward to the future

FARGO, N.D. — Many older Fighting Hawks fans in Fargo say it’s a solemn time for UND fans, but it’s also a time to look forward to the future. It was the last UND Athletics Fan Luncheon of the season. Many fans and some UND coaches were there. Although UND is in Grand Forks, Alumni Foundation officials said the fan…