Minnesota Hockey Legend from Warroad, Henry Boucha, Dead at 72

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A Warroad, Minnesota Native American hockey star has died at 72. Henry Boucha played for four NHL teams including the Minnesota North Stars. He also played for team U.S.A. Boucha died on the 8th. Hockey fans remember him as a victim of a highly publicized stick incident. David Forbes of the Boston Bruins effectively ended Boucha’s…

Twenty-One UND Hockey Products Land in NHL Development Camps

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – (UND ATHLETICS) A total of 21 North Dakota products will be featured on NHL development camp rosters following the 2022 NHL Entry Draft. 16 of those products will take the ice for the Fighting Hawks during the 2022-23 season, including incoming freshmen Jackson Blake, Dylan James, Owen McLaughlin and Ben Strinden. In addition, former UND forwards Connor…

Kaprizov Reportedly in Legal Trouble; Wild GM Denies it

Russian TV station said he fled country after fake military I.D.

MONTREAL (AP) – Minnesota Wild general manager Bill Guerin said Kirill Kaprizov remains in Russia and is doing well, denying a report the star winger returned to the U.S. and adding the team is trying to find out more about the situation. Russian newspaper Sport-Express reported Wednesday that Kaprizov immediately returned to the U.S. after Philadelphia Flyers goaltending prospect Ivan Fedotov was…

Kaprizov Returns to the Wild

Calder Trophy Winner signs five-year deal

MINNEAPOLIS – (Fox 9) The wait to determine Kirill Kaprizov’s NHL future is over. The Minnesota Wild announced on Tuesday they’ve signed Kaprizov to a five-year, $45 million deal that keeps him in Minnesota through the 2025-26 season. Kaprizov, 24, won the Calder Trophy last year after leading the Wild and NHL rookies with 51 points. His 27 goals in…

Will Borgen’s Journey To Seattle Traced Back To Moorhead

The former Spud was selected by the new organization in the NHL expansion draft on Wednesday

MOORHEAD, MINN (KVRR) – He laced up the skates at Moorhead High, then with Saint Cloud. After that, he joined the Buffalo Sabres A.H.L. affiliate, the Rochester Americans in western New York for a seasons. He played in NHL games then, but FM’s Will Borgen will have a new home that’s brand new. “I’m excited for it, the opportunity out…

“He has a wealth of knowledge dealing with younger athletes” Hakstol Hired by NHL’s Newest Expansion Team Seattle

Fargo Force general manager reacts to hiring of friend Dave Hakstol for the Kraken

FARGO, N.D. — A familiar face is heading up the NHL’s newest franchise next season as former North Dakota hockey player and coach Dave Hakstol was hired to be the head coach of the Seattle Kraken. Hakstol returns to a bench boss position after being let go by the Philadelphia Flyers in 2019. With UND, he led the Fighting Hawks…

UND’s Adams Signs Pro Deal With New York Islanders

Adams is a former sixth round pick of the Isles

LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The New York Islanders sign former North Dakota center man Collin Adams to a two-way two-year deal. Adam was the second leading scorer for UND this past season. The reigning NCHC player of the month was top five in the nation when it came to plus-minus and never missed a game over the past two years….