NCHC reveals restart plan to begin 2020-2021 season

The season will begin on December 1st in a "pod" in Omaha.

  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – After thorough discussion and thoughtful planning over the past few months, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) has finalized its plans for the 2020-21 season. The 26-game conference schedule and two-part format, which includes utilizing a centralized location (“Pod”) for all NCHC games to start the season, was unanimously approved by the NCHC’s Board of Directors…

NCHC Delays Start To Regular Season

Schools won't play their first games of the season until November 20th at the earliest

On Thursday afternoon, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference announced they will delay the start of their season until November 20th at the earliest. The conference includes North Dakota and Minnesota.   National Collegiate Hockey Conference Release: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – After thorough discussion and thoughtful planning over the past few months, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) has announced a delay…

UND Hockey’s Brad Berry On Shortened Season

North Dakota Hockey Head Coach Brad Berry recaps the 2020 season

FARGO, ND – A few days prior to winning his second Herb Brooks NCHC Coach of The Year award, Fighting Hawks Head Coach Brad Berry joined KVRR Sports to discuss the shortened season, his message to the team, and more. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Brad Berry, Coach of the Year, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Fighting Hawks Hockey, NCHC, North Dakota…

UND Hockey: Brad Berry Named USCHO Coach of the Year; Jordan Kawaguchi Hobey Baker Finalist

Postseason Awards Dished Out to UND Hockey With End to Winter Sports Season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — (UND Athletics)  Postseason awards are starting to accumulate for the University of North Dakota hockey team after a memorable 26-5-4 season in 2019-20. Fifth-year head coach Brad Berry was named the’s Coach of the Year while junior forward and Hobey Baker Award finalist Jordan Kawaguchi was honored on the website’s All-America First Team. Berry and the Fighting Hawks enjoyed…

NCHC Cancels Hockey Tournament Due to COVID-19 Concerns

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The National Collegiate Hockey Conference has canceled the 2020 NCHC Tournament amid coronavirus concerns. The cancellation affects the quarter-finals scheduled to take place this weekend and the frozen faceoff next week. Anyone looking for a refund for quarter-finals tickets are asked to contact their athletic department’s ticket office. Frozen Faceoff tickets can be refunded at the place they…

UND Hockey Aims for Sole Possession of the Penrose Cup in Regular Season Finale

The Fighting Hawks already have clinched a share of the trophy, but need one more point to secure the cup outright

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — With a sweep against Western Michigan, UND hockey officially clinched it’s share of the Penrose Cup, but  there is still something to fight for in the Hawks last regular season series against Omaha, as UND has a chance to clinch that trophy outright. “We want to own the Penrose trophy outright,” head coach Brad Berry said….

UND Hockey Tops Denver

The Fighting Hawks opened up the series against the Pioneers with a 4-1 victory

GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Top-ranked North Dakota got four different goal scorers and roder junior goalie Peter Thome, who stopped 26 of 27 shots to secure a solid 4-1 win over No. 5/6 Denver Friday evening at Ralph Engelstad Arena Shane Pinto opened the scoring just six minutes in. Denver’s (17-7-5, 7-6-4-3) Bobby Brink answered early in the second but Nort Dakota…

UND hockey outlasts Colorado College

The Fighting Hawks defeated the Tigers 1-0

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A strong defensive performance from both teams ended in a 1-0 win for North Dakota over Colorado College. Peter Thome had a big day in net for the Fighting Hawks. He completes the shutout with 25 saves, including a scoreless first and second period. Shane Pinto scored the only goal of the game on the power…

UND Hockey’s Westin Michaud ‘Excited’ to Play Against Old Team

The Fighting Hawks senior played for Colorado College before transferring to UND ahead of this season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND hockey is back at the Ralph on Friday to begin a series against Colorado college. It is an extra special weekend for senior Westin Michaud, as the UND transfer gets the chance to go up against his old team for the first time. “I am excited to take on this group with – on the…

UND Hockey Looking For Better Starts in Next Series

The Fighting Hawks came from behind to finish the weekend with a shootout victory on Friday and a win on Saturday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — For the tenth time this season, North Dakota hockey finished the weekend without a loss, but this time it wasn’t as pretty as it has been in weekend’s past. On both Friday and Saturday night against Miami (Ohio), the Fighting Hawks came out with a slow start, and went down 2-0 in the first period, forcing…