Shane Pinto

UND Hockey’s Kawaguchi Named NCHC Forward of the Year: Pinto Rookie of the Year

More Postseason Accolades for UND Hockey

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.– (UND Athletics) The University of North Dakota hockey team made an impressive run though the regular season, going 26-5-4 and grabbing the No. 1 spot in the NCAA Pairwise Rankings. Individual honors continue to pour in as today junior Hobey Baker Award finalist Jordan Kawaguchi was dubbed the NCHC’s Forward of the Year and freshman Shane Pinto was named the NCHC Rookie…

UND Hockey Prepares For No. 2 Minnesota State Mankato

The Fighting Hawks split a two-game series with the Mavericks last season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. –UND opened up the season in dominating fashion. The Fighting Hawks completed a two-game sweep over Canisius in their opening weekend, outscoring their opponent 13-1 as 10 different UND players finished the series with a goal. Things get a lot more difficult this weekend as they head on the road to take on the No. 2 team…

Six UND Commits Selected in NHL Draft

This is the most Picks for UND since 2013

VANCOUVER, Canada — Six future UND players were taken in the 2019 NHL Draft. That is the most selected for the Fighting Hawks since 2013. Shane Pinto was the Hawks top choice. He was selected by the Ottawa Senators with the 32nd overall pick. That means three Senator draftees will play for the hawks next season as Pinto joins teammates…