UND Hockey

UND Hockey’s All-Time Leading Scorer, Greg Johnson, Dies At 48

His 272 points was a school record

  DETROIT, Mich. — Former University of North Dakota men’s hockey captain and the program’s all–time leading scorer, Greg Johnson, died on Monday. He was 48. The three–time Hobey Baker finalist recorded 272 points in his four seasons at UND. Johnson won a silver medal at the 1994 Winter Olympics, played 12 years in the NHL and served as captain…

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…

UND Hockey’s Bernard-Docker, Tychonick Invited to Canada’s National Junior Team Summer Development Camp

Bernard-Docker, Tychonick are both Sophomore defenseman for the Fighting Hawks

GRAND FORKS- A pair of University of North Dakota blue-liners have been invited to Canada’s National Junior Team Summer Development Camp, announced Wednesday by Hockey Canada. Sophomores Jacob Bernard-Docker and Jonny Tychonick will each compete in the camp slated for July 27 to Aug. 4 in Plymouth, Mich. The duo are part of just four NCAA players among the 43…

UND Hockey, Assistant Coach Shaw Part Ways

Shaw Spent Four Years on UND's Staff

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — On Tuesday, the University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey Program announced assistant coach Matt Shaw has parted ways with the team. Shaw was in his fourth season with UND as an assistant. The Fighting Hawks have missed the playoffs each of the last two seasons. Matt is the father of defenseman Hayden Shaw, who graduated from…

UND Hockey Takes Underdog Mentality into First Round of Playoffs

The Fighting Hawks will play Denver on the road

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota hockey is playing the first round of the NCHC tournament in Denver. The fighting hawks need to win the best-of-three series there to ensure their season stays alive. They are 1-2-1 against Denver so far this year, but have actually outscored the pioneers 7-to-6 in the four games. UND has gotten used to playing as…

Rink Report: UND Carries Momentum into First Round of Playoffs

The Fighting Hawks will play at Denver this Weekend

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — For the past sixteen years, North Dakota hockey has had home-ice advantage in the first round of the NCHC playoffs and has gotten to start the postseason at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. That streak comes to end this year, however, as the team finished the regular season in 5th place in the conference and now must head…

UND Hockey Handles Buisness Against Omaha

The Fighting Hawks defeated the Mavericks 2-1

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota Hockey got the 2-1 victory over Omaha to start the final regular season series off on a high note. UND scored first with a wrap around goal from Gabe Bast. The Mavericks would tie things up in the second, after capitalizing on a five-on-three power play. Nick Jones sealed the deal in the third,…

Rink Report: Senior Weekend Gives UND One More Shot to Secure Home-Ice in the Postseason

The Fighting Hawks play Omaha this weekend

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — After a series split with Colorado College, UND hockey continues to find itself in a state of urgency before its final two games of the regular season. This weekend holds all the more weight as it still allows UND to control part of its own destiny. If the team can pull off the series sweep, they have…

KVRR Roundtable: Last Four Games are Critical for UND

The KVRR Sports Team break down the Remainder of the Fighting Hawks Season

FARGO, N.D. — The UND Hockey team has just four games left to play in the regular season. Wins are crucial in each of those games as they try to keep their hopes alive to make it to the NCAA tournament. KVRR’S Sports Team discusses what has and has not been working for the Fighting Hawks and why winning out…

Rink Report: Peter Thome Steps Up for UND After Adam Scheel’s Injury

The sophomore goaltender returns in this week's series against UMD

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — When one man goes down, the next is ready to step up. That is the case for UND hockey after the team’s star goaltender, Adam Scheel, suffered an injury in Saturday’s game. The timing does align, however, as sophomore goalie Peter Thome is just now returning after an injury of his own. “I feel great,” Thome said….