NCHC Hockey

UND Hockey Focused Heading into Frozen Faceoff Semifinals

Play Western Michigan in single elimination game Friday night

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota hockey split their season series with Western Michigan taking both games in Kalamazoo and UND  taking both games in Grand Forks. Friday night will be the fifth game between the rivals will be their final matchup of the hockey year. Win or go home. “It is a great experience,” head coach Brad Berry said….

UND Hockey takes first in best-of-three against Colorado College

Beat C.C. 2-1

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota hockey takes game one in a best-of-three series in the NCHC Frozen Faceoff Quarterfinals against Colorado College, 2-1. Jake Sanderson, returning from injury, and Tyler Kleven scored the goals for UND. Game two’s puck drop is set for 6:07 Saturday. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Fighting Sioux, Jake Sanderson, NCHC…

UND Hockey Preps for Postseason Play

Host Colorado College in a best-of-three series in NCHC Quarterfinals

GRAND FORKS, N.D — After clinching a share of the NCHC regular season title and a third straight Penrose Cup, North Dakota hockey turns their focus to the postseason and the Frozen Faceoff quarterfinals starting this weekend. UND is the two seed and hosts a best of three series with the seven seed Colorado college. Some key pieces return to…

Shorthanded UND Hockey Finding Ways To Win

Swept Colorado College this past weekend; two points out of first in NCHC

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota Hockey’s sweep of Colorado College has them just one point behind Denver in the NCHC standings with only six games remaining on the schedule. “We know we’re right behind Denver and we know the season is winding down so these games matter a lot and we’re just really excited, this is why you play,…

UND Hockey Dealing With Injuries Ahead of Colorado College Series

Mark Senden and Louis Jamernik have been out

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota landed the first punch and kept them coming Friday night. NCHC player of the week Riese Gaber opened the scoring and the Hawks went on to win 4-1. Gaber finished the weekend with 2 goals and 3 assists. Senior goalie Zach Driscoll was named NCHC goalie of the week combining for 53 saves on…

UND Hockey Building Off First Wins Of 2022

Completed sweep of No. 6 St. Cloud State last weekend

GRAND FORKS, N.D — After only netting five goals through the first four games after the calendar flipped to January, icy North Dakota hockey caught fire Friday night lighting the lamp seven times. “After not scoring a whole bunch of goals the last two weekends and having a few but a bunch of different players contributing on Friday was a…

UND Hockey Looking to Find Momentum From Home Ice

Begin four-game homestand this weekend starting with St. Cloud State

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota hockey was flying high last month, finishing 2021 with a three-game win streak and entering the new year with a 13-6 overall record. 2022 however has been off to an icy start after being swept by Cornell, a postponed series with Omaha, and being swept by Western Michigan. “We just have to get out…

UND-Western Michigan Match-Up For First Time Since NCHC Pod

16 UND players playing at Western for first time

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota hockey fans start blasting the Dropkick Murphy’s because the boys are back. After last weekend’s series with Omaha was postponed due to COVID those players who were out were cleared to take the ice again Monday. It makes this weekend’s series against Western Michigan all systems go. Its the first time UND is matching…

UND Hockey Working Through COVID Situation

Did not meet NCHC player requirement to play against Omaha this weekend

GRAND FORKS, N.D — For the first time over the pandemic, COVID is impacting the North Dakota hockey program. The NCHC’s minimum requirement for a series to be played could not be met postponing this weekend’s battle at the Ralph against Omaha. The last time UND had to postpone a pair of games was last January also against the Mavericks,…

UND Hockey Closes First Half Atop The NCHC; Top Three in Pairwise Rankings

Enter holiday break after series sweep of Colorado College

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota hockey skates into winter break ranked in the top five for the first time this season and are tied for 3rd in the pairwise rankings, with a 13-6 record highlighted with wins against four of the top 11 teams in the nation. Last weekend’s trip to Colorado Springs earned sophomore forward Louis Jamernik NCHC…