Hockey

Lamoureux Twins Ask President Kennedy to Reconsider UND Program Cuts

Two-time Olympic silver medalists Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux are asking him to reconsider cutting the women's hockey program

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The fallout over the cutting of UND’s women’s hockey program continues as two former star players of the program say the university is taking a step back for women athletes. Two-time Olympic silver medalists Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux are asking him to reconsider cutting the women’s hockey program. The sisters, who are now on the…

Sled Hockey: Bringing Two Brothers Back on the Ice Despite the Odds

HOPE Inc is allowing paralympians in the Valley to compete with other cities

FARGO, N.D. — An organization is giving hope to disabled people who want to get back on the ice. The Fargo-Moorhead Sled Hockey team is getting ready to leave for San Jose to play in the nationals. “It’s a very exciting time for our players,” said HOPE Inc Executive Director Adair Grommesh. “Especially for our adults, because many of them played…

“Half of it is Gone”: UND Students React to Program Cuts on Campus

Many students said that hockey is the reason why they came to UND in the first place

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — News of the women’s hockey team getting cut at UND has shocked students on campus. Many players on the women’s hockey team have expressed disappointment and sadness about the decision on social media. The feeling seems to be mutual among the student body. “You think hockey, you think UND,” said student Robert Koop. “Now, half of…

UND Hockey Fans Turn Out for the Big Game

Fans from all over join together in the FM area to cheer on UND Hockey

  FARGO, N.D. — Fighting Hawks fans from all over flock together in support of their hockey team. Endless amounts of beer, laughter and buffalo wings galore. Although UND didn’t take home the win after going into double overtime, dedicated fans stayed positive the whole time. “Let’s go sioux. Sioux ya ya,” said Brady Opheim. “Sioux sioux Sioux,” said Steve…

UND Hockey Hoping to Take Advantage of Power Play vs. BU

Boston University has fourth-best penalty kill in the country

FARGO, N.D. — As the University of North Dakota prepares for its West Region game against Boston University, the Fighting Hawks are looking to find a way through the Terriers’ penalty kill. BU is the fourth best team in the country while short-handed, killing off 87 percent of penalties. UND thrives with the man advantage, scoring all three of its goals…

Moorhead Hockey Scores Am Fam HS Play of the Week

Spuds get a goal in the state final off of a steal

video courtesy of KSTC 45 ST. PAUL, Minn. — In the final game of the season, Moorhead’s boys hockey team lands the American Family Insurance High School Play of the Week, brought to you by agent Lakin Green. The Spuds stole the puck away from Grand Rapids in the Minnesota AA State Final. Then, Jack Stetz is the recipient of…

Force Fall to Des Moines

Buccaneers score first and hold on late over Force.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Force hosted the Des Moines Buccaneers in the third game of a four-game homestand. The Buccaneers got the best of the Force with a 3-2 win at Scheels Arena. Des Moines got on the board first in the first period with a goal from Isaac Johnson who redirected a shot from the point. The Buccaneers…

North Dakota Kings, Golden Drive Homeless Kids Pitching in at Food Pantry

Youth hockey players helped volunteer at the emergency food shelter

FARGO, N.D. — The youth hockey players are helping stock shelves at the Emergency Food Pantry. Thirty hockey players from the North Dakota Kings took a break from the ice to help volunteer for those in need. They spent the afternoon helping people at the Emergency Food Pantry shop for food, bag their items and refill the shelves with the…

UND Hockey Eager to End Drought at Target Center

North Dakota faces Denver Friday at 7:30 p.m.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (NCHC Media Relations) –Although only four years in the making, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference’s (NCHC) Frozen Faceoff is quickly becoming college hockey’s premier postseason tournament. Of the 12 total teams to participate in the Frozen Faceoff, all but two have made the NCAA Tournament. If that’s not enough, history says that at least one of this year’s…

Force Score Five Unanswered, Down Sioux Falls

Hank Crone with two goals for Force in victory.

FARGO, N.D. (Fargo Force) — After beating Cedar Rapids at home on Friday night, the Force returned to Scheels Arena for a battle against Sioux Falls. Sioux Falls would jump out to an early lead in this game when Paul DeNaples snapped a shot past Matt Murray on a breakaway, putting the Stampede on top 1-0. Jaxon Nelson would double the…