UND Hockey

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 ‘Dialing Up’ Practice After Loss to USA Under 18 Team

Play final non-conference series against Cornell this weekend

GRAND FORKS, N.D — After being held scoreless and suffering their first loss in eleven meetings to the USA under 18 team, North Dakota hockey quickly learned how to throw it all away. The result didn’t count in the standings or theĀ  pairwise and played as an exhibition, however UND has been able to learn from the loss and find…

UND Hockey Looking to Build Off Strong First Half

Starts second half with exhibition against USA U-18 Team on Saturday

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota hockey celebrated the holiday break as a top five team in the country and as holders of the number one spot in the NCHC. That’s all despite losing 14 players and eight who had NHL contracts coming into the year. The reason for the success has been seeing that red light flash often. UND…

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 To Finish First Half Strong

Play final two games before break at Colorado College

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota hockey remains the number even team in the country and top squad in the NCHC this week after dropping Friday’s game and winning Saturday’s game in their series versus Duluth Minnesota and St. Cloud State. I just think we have to play Fridays like we do Saturdays.,” Freshman forward Jackson Kunz said. “Honestly its…

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…

UND’s Sanderson, Kleven Added to World Juniors Roster

Won gold medal for the team last winter

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North dakota hockey defenseman Jake Sanderson and Tyler Kleven are part of a group of 31 players selected to the united states junior national team. As part of the process, both will tryout to make the final roster of 25 to represent their country at the world junior championships in December. Sanderson and Kleven were part…

UND Hockey Keeping Emotions In Check Ahead of Minnesota Series

Have won last three meetings against the Gophers

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota hockey bounced back from a 4-1 loss against Minnesota-Duluth to split the series in the final game and build some momentum for another rivalry match-up. 11th ranked Minnesota comes to Grand Forks for the first time. Its a seriesĀ  UND has dominated as of late scoring 12 goals over two games last time both…