men’s hockey

Frisch Ready to Get Started with Playoff Contender after Trade to Force

Frisch was traded from the Green Bay Gamblers, who are 8th in the Eastern Conference

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Force are back home on Friday after playing three on the road last week. The Force are hoping to gain separation in the standings, sitting in fourth place in the western conference at the moment. They have been making moves too. Fargo traded for UND commit and former Moorhead spud Ethan Frisch. Frisch was playing…

Cobbers Hoping Difficult Schedule Prepared them for Thursday’s Playoff Game

Concordia faced some of the top teams in the conference down the stretch.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Concordia men’s hockey team starts the MIAC playoffs on Thursday. Concordia is the four-seed in the five-team field, matching them up with St. Mary’s. The Cobbers won two of the three regular-season showdowns between these two squads. They view the Cardinals as a very fast team, but Concordia also feels prepared for this playoff matchup because…

Concordia Hockey Hoping to Slow Down Fast-Paced St. Mary’s in MIAC Tournament

The 4-seed Cobbers host the 5-seed Cardinals on Thursday night

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It is playoff hockey time in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The top five teams all make it to the Tournament, and Concordia grabbed the fourth seed. That pits the cobbers up against St. Mary’s to see who will play the top seed, Augsburg. Concordia beat the Cardinals to open the season and more recently split a…

St. Cloud State Nets Two 3rd-Period Goals to Beat UND 3-1

The Fighting Hawks and Huskies wrap up the series Saturday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota men’s hockey grabbed a 1-0 lead in the first period against No. 1 St. Cloud State, but the Fighting Hawks were not able to hang on as they drop Friday’s contest 3-1. The Huskies tied the game in the second period and then took the lead for good with 6:27 left in the third….

Cobber Men’s Hockey Drops Home Game against UW-Stout

Concordia lost 4-2

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia’s hopes at an undefeated season went out the window on Friday night. After a 2-0 start, the Cobbers dropped game three of the year to Wisconsin-Stout 4-2. The Cobber goals both came from Aaron Herdt. They face Wisconsin-Superior Saturday afternoon at 2:00. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Cobbers, Concordia, men’s hockey, UW-Stout

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…

Third Period Struggles Sink Cobber Men’s Hockey against St. Thomas

Concordia entered the period with a 2-1 lead, but lost 3-2

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia men’s hockey scored twice in the game’s first 12 minutes against St. Thomas, but that was all the offense mustered in the contest. The Cobbers still held a 2-1 lead heading into the final period, but the Tommies rattled off a pair of goals to take the contest 3-2. The series against St. Thomas wraps up…

Coach of the Week: UND Hockey’s Brad Berry

UND is Ranked No. 6 at the halfway point of the season in Berry's third season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — At the halfway point in the season, North Dakota men’s hockey is ranked No. 6 in the USCHO Poll. Brad Berry is in his third season as head coach of the Fighting Hawks as they sit second in the NCHC standings. UND has emphasized spreading the puck out through a variety of scorers, and six different…

Rink Report: UND Hockey Focusing on a Faster Start this Friday Night

The Hawks lost last Friday's game against Colorado College.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND hockey is returning to non-conference play this weekend when the Hawks visit the Badgers out in Wisconsin. A major point of emphasis for UND is coming out strong on Friday night, an area the Hawks have struggled so far this season. “I think when you drill it all down Fridays have not been as successful…

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…