UND Fighting Hawks

Former MSUM WR Richter Has Been “Perfect Transfer” for UND Football

The Detroit Lakes native has a touchdown and 126 yards receiving yards for the Hawks this spring

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — One of the many successful moves North Dakota football has made this season is bringing in talent from the Northern Sun at the division two level. One of those players added? Receiver Jake Richter from Minnesota State-Moorhead. The Detroit Lakes native used his final year of eligibility to play this spring at UND. It’s been quite…

UND Football Sees Positives in COVID Layoff as Team Returns to Game Action

Fighting Hawks play first game since March 20th Saturday at Youngstown State

GRAND FORKS,  N.D. — North Dakota football returns to the field Saturday for the first time since March 20th with their last three games were affected by COVID. With the layoff comes an important task: beat Youngstown state and a share of the conference title is theirs. The Fighting Hawks will be back at full strength come Tuesday’s practice. Sunday…

Kawaguchi Wins Lowe’s Senior Class Award; Scores First AHL Goal

In debut, scored for Texas Stars

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Jordan Kawaguchi has made history for North Dakota becoming the first Fighting Hawks player to win the NCAA senior of the year award in division one men’s hockey. It comes after the senior captain led the team to it’s first ever frozen faceoff title and it’s second consecutive Penrose Cup tallying 36 points and taking home…

UND Hockey’s Mismash Signed by Nashville Predators

Was second round of the Preds in 2017

GRAND FORKS, N.D — Forward Grant Mismash becomes the sixth North Dakota hockey player this week to sign a pro deal. Mismash put pen to paper on a two year contract with the team that drafted in the second round back in 2017, the Nashville Predators. The senior had a career year in 2021 scoring ten goals  and adding 9…

Four UND Hockey Players Sign NHL Contracts

Pinto, Bernard-Docker, Scheel and Kierstad all sign deals

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Two North Dakota hockey players will continue their careers up north. The Ottawa Senators have signed defenseman Jacob Bernard-Docker to a three-year entry level contract. The Sens drafted him 26th overall in the NHL entry draft in 2019. Once going through a mandatory quarantine period, Bernard-Docker can immediately join the team. In the NCHC, JBD was…

UND’s Kawaguchi Signs Pro Deal With The Dallas Stars

Entry level contact on amateur tryout

GRAND FORKS, N.D — The captain has signed. North Dakota hockey’s Jordan Kawaguchi is heading to the Dallas Stars on an entry level deal. The 2020 NCHC forward of the year will report to the organization’s AHL affiliate, the Texas Stars on an amateur tryout for the rest of the season. Kawaguchi ranked third in the NCAA  with 26 assists…

UND Hockey Advances to Face Minnesota-Duluth in Fargo Regional Championship

Beat American International in the opening round 5-1

FARGO, N.D. — In their first NCAA Tournament Regional game since 2017,  number one seed North Dakota hockey came out and beat the four seed American International, 5-1, at Scheels Arena. The Fighting Hawks  were firing on all cylinders in the first period with four goals, two coming for forward Jasper Weatherby. Senior Collin Adams also had two goals in…

No Postseason In 2020 Fueling UND Heading Into Regionals This Year

Hawks take the Ice for the first time at Scheels Arena as American International Game is Friday

FARGO, N.D. — One of Four NCAA Tournament Regionals begin in Fargo on Friday. The host team, North Dakota hockey, practiced  for the first time on Scheels Arena ice after clearing COVID protocol getting ready for their first ever meeting with American International. This is one of the most experienced Fighting Hawks teams entering the postseason. All eight seniors played…

UND Hockey Gets Ready to Host Fargo Regional in NCAA Tournament

Fighting Hawks are No. 1 Overall Seed

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota hockey was selected as the number one overall seed as the NCAA Tournament bracket  was revealed  Sunday night. It gets them back in the tournament for the first time in four years looking for their ninth title in 33 appearances. The Fighting Hawks host the Midwest regional at Scheels Arena playing there for the…

UND Football “Turning The Page” After First Loss

UND lost to in-state rival, NDSU, on Sunday

GRAND FORKS, N.D — For North Dakota football it was a new experience, losing for the first time this season after starting on a four-game win streak. The offense was held to its lowest output of the spring scoring just 13 points and converting on just one third down. The result did now lower the team’s confidence or belief. With…