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UND set to see familiar faces

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — There will be some familiar faces on the opposing benches next season for the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team.
Lake Superior State junior-to-be Bryce Schmitt of Minot and Air Force senior-to-be Chad Demers will return …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Family connection: Schmaltz stays at UND for junior season to play with his younger brother

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Mike Schmaltz had the opportunity to play college football alongside his brother, Marc, at the University of North Dakota.
His sons will have a chance to do the same on the hockey rink.
Sophomore defenseman Jordan Schmaltz, a first-…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bryzgalov is No. 1 in Wild’s universe

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

DENVER — Much of Ilya Bryzgalov’s thinking is done out loud, but he’s no bore. When he talks, his Minnesota Wild teammates listen.
“I can just sit there and listen to him talk for a while and I’ll have a smile on my face, for sure,” lead…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Gophers stun UND in last second

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

PHILADELPHIA — After the final buzzer sounded, after the postgame handshake ended, the University of North Dakota players stood on the ice, not sure what to do next.
In one of the most stunning finishes in the rivalry’s 60-year history, Minnesot…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wilderness survive tough start to playoffs

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Minnesota Wilderness avoided a surprising first-round playoff sweep at the hands of the Wenatchee Wild this week, winning a crucial game three on Sunday afternoon to cling to playoff life down two games to one in the best-of-five event.

Friday…continue reading on pinejournal.com

UND hockey guide to Frozen Four tourism

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota is the underdog of the NCAA Frozen Four and it happens to be headed to the city that made an underdog famous.
Philadelphia was the home of Rocky, the fictional boxer and Hollywood icon, who went toe-to-…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

UND hockey guide to Frozen Four tourism

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota is the underdog of the NCAA Frozen Four and it happens to be headed to the city that made an underdog famous.
Philadelphia was the home of Rocky, the fictional boxer and Hollywood icon, who went toe-to-…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wilderness at the top of their game as playoffs approach

March 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

CLOQUET—Joshua Petrich looked out onto the ice and more than his reflection looked back at him from the Northwoods Credit Union Arena plexiglass.

Petrich seemed to see the Minnesota Wilderness’ season that had been unfolding in a blur. What he…continue reading on pinejournal.com

UND goaltenders share routine

March 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The routine is the same for the University of North Dakota’s goaltenders.
Each television timeout, the starter will skate over to the end of the bench, grab a drink of water and share a quick chat with the other goalie. Their excha…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

UND rallies past Colorado College

March 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The start wasn’t pretty, but in the end, the University of North Dakota can breathe a huge sigh of relief.
Thanks to a four-goal rally, UND was the only home team to win in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference playoffs Friday …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com