NCHC Hockey

UND Hockey’s Weatherby Holds 7-Game Point Streak into Final Regular Season Game

Weatherby named NCHC player of the Month

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota hockey has reached its final game of the regular season closing things out for the fourth and final time against Omaha Friday night at Ralph Engelstad Arena. Down these last stretch of games no one has been hotter than forward Jasper Weatherby. The Fighting Hawks went undefeated in the month of February and Weatherby…

UND Hockey Closes Out Regular Season With Single Games Against Omaha

Fighting Hawks are 3-1 against the Mavericks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — After winning the Penrose Cup and locking up the NCHC title last weekend with a series sweep over Omaha, North Dakota hockey looks towards a unique finish to the year with just single games against UNO the next two Friday’s. Since leaving the bubble in December, the second half of conference play has all been two-game…

Penrose Cup in Sight for UND Hockey

Win both games against Omaha and UND clinches NCHC regular season title

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota hockey is about to get real familiar with Omaha as both programs get set to play each other over the final four games of the season. Luckily for the Fighting Hawks, three of those four come on home ice. It presents an opportunity for UND to clinch the Penrose Cup and take the NCHC…

UND Hockey Wins First of Four on Home Ice

Shutout Denver 3-0

GRAND FORKS, N.D — (UND Athletics) Host North Dakota began a stretch in which it will play five of its final six regular season games at home with a 3-0 blanking of Denver Friday evening at Ralph Engelstad Arena. The No. 1/2 Fighting Hawks got a pair of goals from Shane Pinto following up a Jasper Weatherby tally in the win while Adam Scheel stopped 24 shots…

UND Hockey Ready to Get Comfortable on Home Ice

Fighting Hawks play five of last six at home along with postseason tournament

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Coming off a bye, North Dakota hockey still owns the top seed in the NCHC and a number two ranking in the latest USCHO poll. The Fighting Hawks have the best winning percentage keeping them ahead of St Cloud State and Minnesota-Duluth heading down the final stretch. With six games left in the regular season, five…

COVID restrictions move hockey tournament from St. Paul to Grand Forks

COLORADO SPRINGS (KVRR) – The National Collegiate Hockey Conference will hold its championship from March 12-16 at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks. “Due to continued challenges with COVID-19, we are forced to alter the structure and location of the 2021 NCHC Tournament. Circumstances surrounding travel, testing, and fan attendance made the traditional format difficult to complete,” NCHC Commissioner…

UND Hockey Returns Home For First Series Since February Of 2020

Fighting Hawks host Colorado College for a two-game series

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The last memory North Dakota hockey fans have of Ralph Engelstad Arena is Shane Pinto scoring an overtime winner to beat Western Michigan. That was February 29th of 2020. Saturday is the first time back on home ice. The Fighting Hawks are riding a lot of momentum heading into its series with Colorado College. Against Denver,…

UND Hockey Adapting to More Schedule Changes

Games the next two weekends move dates

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota hockey fans change your calender’s because for the second consecutive week the game schedule is shifting. Don’t worry the Fighting Hawks won’t have to postpone any series just play on different days. This weekend’s series with Denver originally slated for Friday and Saturday is pushed back to Sunday and Monday. The Pioneers’ last two…

UND Hockey Not Ruling Out Games Before Next Scheduled Series On Jan. 15

HC Brad Berry said "there is an openness" from the NCHC to move games around

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Another week. Another postponed series for North Dakota hockey as its home opener with Omaha was rescheduled for February 19th and 20th at Ralph Engelstad Arena. However, there could be some pucks flying for the Fighting Hawks even sooner. The next series scheduled on the Hawks calendar is January 15th and 16th against Denver. For the…

UND Hockey Getting Ready to Live the “Pod Life”

Team leaves for Omaha pod on Sunday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It’s March 7th and you’re feeling pretty good as a North Dakota hockey player winning your last regular season game 5-0 over Omaha and finishing as the number one team in the NCHC, until all was shut down due to COVID-19. Now it’s time for those players to get redemption. UND leaves for the Omaha bubble…