Roundup: UMD Sweeps at North Dakota; Denver Rebounds

Minnesota-Duluth’s rise to No. 1 in the Pairwise this weekend was certainly well earned. The Bulldogs went into Grand Forks and swept North Dakota at always-raucous Engelstad Arena, winning 5-3 Friday when capping it off with a 4-0 shutout Saturday. UMD freshman Hunter Miska is the first goalie in seven years to shut out North Dakota twice in one season. North Dakota dropped to 2-5-1 at home in NCHC …
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Union’s Bennett Implores Team to Toughen Up After Loss to North Dakota

Union has been a big surprise this season. It entered its game against North Dakota on Saturday night with a 14-3-2 record and on a six-game winning streak, all on the road. But Saturday against defending national champs North Dakota, Union was far from those standards it set for itself. A view shared, particularly, by the team’s coach. “Tonight there were no excuses for a lack of energy,” Union …
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Team of the Week: North Dakota

It’s just the beginning of another cold, unforgiving winter in Grand Forks, N.D., with early sunsets and dropping temperatures — and until this week, perhaps some worry in town that the sky was falling, too. After all, the North Dakota Fighting Hawks — the reigning national champions — entered their weekend series at St. Cloud State with a six-game winless streak, a true rarity for a program that …
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North Dakota, Minnesota Return to Hate

Roughly 320 miles separate North Dakota’s Ralph Engelstad Arena from Minnesota’s Mariucci Arena. On Friday, the Fighting Hawks will take that trip across the border into the Twin Cities to resume one of the most fabled rivalries in college hockey. But this weekend’s matchup will be a little different. It will be the first meeting between the two programs in almost three years. Many players …
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