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UND, Omaha set to hit ice outdoors in Omaha

February 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

OMAHA, Neb. In nearly four decades of coaching hockey, Dean Blais never had to make a game plan while taking the position of the sun into account. Continue Reading

Virg Foss Commentary: Blais hasn’t lost his touch

December 16, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

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Coaches and friends Scott Sandelin (UMD) and Dean Blais (Nebraska-Omaha) face off

March 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

They’re back on the ice together for the first time in seven years Dean Blais and Scott Sandelin tonight at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Continue Reading

UND MEN’S HOCKEY: Blais now a Maverick

January 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Former UND men’s hockey coach Dean Blais celebrated his 60th birthday this week. He now has seven grandkids to spoil.
But grandpa Blais’ passion for college hockey is as strong as it was when he coached at UND, where he led the Sioux to two NCAA national championships in a decade of national dominance. Continue Reading

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Blais develops a winner quickly at Nebraska-Omaha

November 17, 2010 in INFORUM

GRAND FORKS Dean Blais answers the phone in a jovial mood, makes a couple of jokes and, with a light chuckle, he asks, “You going to tell the Fighting Sioux to be ready for us this weekend?”
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