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UND Hockey Announces their Team Captain and Assistants

Today, the University of North Dakota announced their team’s captain and assistant captains’ for the 2016-17 season. The envelope please: C — Gage Ausmus A — Tucker Poolman A — Johnny Simonson A — Austin Poganski A — Brock Boeser The senior defenseman, Ausmus is one of only a handful of players to be named a […]

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Jost and Boeser on the Same Line?

University of North Dakota hockey fans are already dreaming about Jost and Boeser playing together on UND’s top line. There’s a great possibility those two could end up on the same line. That being said, Jost assumes nothing and is ready to get to work. “Boeser is such a special player,” Jost said. “You saw what […]

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Introducing UND’s New Fighting Hawks Logo

Today, the University of North Dakota released it’s new logo.   Here’s your opportunity to sound off, what do  you think? Gauging from the comments on Twitter, I am going to guess that the fans aren’t that fond of it. To be honest with you, I am still in a state of shock. After thousands […]

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Brock Boeser selected for USA Hockey National Jr Evaluation Camp Roster

University of North Dakota sophomore forward Brock Boeser has been selected to attend the team USA WJC evaluation camp roster. The roster includes three current NCHC players and three incoming freshman. The following NCHC schools are represented on this roster (DU, MU, UMD, UND and SCSU).   USA Hockey National Jr Evaluation Camp Roster   […]


Taking a Look at Tyson Jost

While it’s still early, and the 2016-17 college hockey season is a little over three months away, there are a few things to be excited about. While the University of North Dakota hockey teams lost one of its top forwards, they’ll gain another top flight player to replace Nick Schmaltz. Despite losing Schmaltz, UND will move […]

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Blackhawks Sign Nick Schmaltz

Finally, the University of North Dakota Hockey has solidified their roster. The final piece of the puzzle has been placed.  Today, the UND received news that forward Nick Schmaltz has signed a professional contract and will forego his final two seasons of college eligibility. Moving forward, there “shouldn’t” be any more departures.While UND has lost […]

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UND and the Blackhawks Patiently Waiting on Schmaltz

It’s the middle of the summer and there isn’t very much going on right now. The University of North Dakota hockey team is waiting on one of their final pieces. A very big piece. Apparently, the Chicago Blackhawks are also patiently waiting for forward Nick Schmaltz to make his decision. Scott Powers, the Athletic — According […]


World Cup: UND Lands Two Former Players on USA Roster

Looking at team USA’s World Cup of Hockey roster, there‘re some very familiar faces. There are 18 ex-college hockey players on the United States’ World Cup of Hockey roster. All of the goaltenders on team USA have college hockey experience. Apparently, one omission has stunned the hockey world. Former Golden Gopher Phil Kessel was left […]

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Are There Really Any Neutral Regional Sites?

Brad Schlossman of the Grand Forks Herald touched on this subject today. Brad Schlossman, UND Hockey Blog — Ferris State coach Bob Daniels, on a conference call, lamented his team’s experience in the 2003 regionals, when it lost to Minnesota in a partisan Mariucci Arena. He said that it’s too big of an advantage to […]

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A Look Back: Hakstol Moves to Philly

A year ago Monday was a whirlwind day in the hockey world. Early May 18, 2015, the Philadelphia Flyers announced that University of North Dakota head coach Dave Hakstol had been hired by the Flyers to become their 19th head coach. Hakstol left UND with a 289-143-43 record and a .654 winning percentage. The only thing […]

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UND Hockey: Waiting on Nick Schmaltz

Someone posted this article on Sioux Sports. I am not familiar with this Chicago Blackhawks Blog. Honestly, it’s the first time that I’ve ever read it. I don’t know how dialed in he is to the Blackhawks organization. That being said, “if” Schmaltz is set to return, that would be a huge turn of events. […]


My Favorite Derek Shepherd Moment

This past spring, National Collegiate Hockey Conference, and Western Collegiate Hockey Association referee, Derek Shepherd announced his retirement from college hockey officiating. Some people have posted their favorite Shepherd moments. I have a couple memories that I can share. The first time that I had met Shepherd was in passing during the 2005-2006 season. I […]

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NCHC Early Departures & Points

With the end of each college hockey season there are the usual early departures. This season, it appears that UND will be hit the hardest in the NCHC. Minnesota Duluth Kasimir Kaskisuo, So, G (19-15-5, 1.92 GAA, .923 SV%) Toronto Maple Leafs Nebraska-Omaha Jake Guentzel, Jr, F (19g-27a—46pts) Pittsburgh Penguins St. Cloud State Charlie Lindgren, […]

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UND Hockey Announces Team Awards

Today, head coach Brad Berry announced the 2015-16 team awards. UND’s MVP Award: Senior Forward Drake Caggiula, Whitby, Ontario Cliff “Fido” Purpur Award: Junior Defenseman Troy Stecher. Richmond, British Columbia Archie Krum Memorial Athletic Scholarship: Junior Defenseman Gage Ausmus, East Grand Forks, Minn. Tom Hoghaug Memorial Scholarship: Freshman Goaltender Ryan Anderson, Roseau, Minn. Rookie of […]