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 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 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…

UND Hockey Looking For Better Start To First Games of Series

Have split last two with Duluth and Minnesota

GRAND FORKS, N.D — After four straight home games, North Dakota hockey closes out the first half of the regular season with two road series starting this weekend against St Cloud State. The main issue as of late is getting off to a better start in these two game sets. In the first match-ups between Minnesota-Duluth and Minnesota, UND let…

Minnesota-Duluth Snaps UND Hockey’s Four-Game Win Streak

UND lost on home ice, 4-1

GRAND FORKS, N.D — A first period goal two minutes in by senior forward Gavin Hain was not enough for North Dakota Hockey to come out with the win over Minnesota-Duluth Friday night at the Ralph. The Bulldogs answered with four unanswered goals to snap UND’s four-game win streak. The series concludes Saturday night with a 6:05 p.m. puck drop….