Teams Go 7-0-1 In a Week of Impressive Performances

Denver hockey outscored Air Force 12-1 in a two-game home-and-home sweep of Air Force, including a dominating 8-0 victory on Saturday. Denver’s top line of Carter Savoie, Cole Guttman, and Bobby Brink has racked up 26 points in 4 games, Savoie leads the NCAA points per game at 2.75. Continue reading Teams Go 7-0-1 In a Week of Impressive Performances

Savoie’s Career Night Helps Pioneers Shut Out Falcons and Complete Sweep

Carter Savoie recorded a hat trick and a career-high six total points while freshman goaltender Matt Davis recorded a shutout in his first career start as the #11 Denver Pioneers (4-0-0) cruised past the Air Force Falcons (1-3-0) 8-0 at Magness Arena on Saturday night. It was never a particularly close game for the Pioneers, who topped these same Falcons 4-1 in Colorado Springs last night and still have yet to allow a five-on-five goal through four games this year. Continue reading Savoie’s Career Night Helps Pioneers Shut Out Falcons and Complete Sweep

Men’s Basketball Picked to Finish 9th in Coaches Poll

Over the last several years, writing about Denver men’s basketball has been a difficult exercise. It is an equally tough story to read about and follow a team with a mountain of issues and a steep grade to climb. Especially, after coming off a brutal 2-19 season, the firing a head coach Rodney Billups, 7 of their top 10 players (minutes-played) departing the program, and losing 61.9 points per game due to transfer and graduation. The Pioneers come into the 2021 season with 15.0 points per game returning from their top 10 players along with five freshmen and four experienced transfers playing for a new head coach, Jeff Wulbrun. Continue reading Men’s Basketball Picked to Finish 9th in Coaches Poll

Pioneers Survive Special Teams Woes to Complete Sweep of Sun Devils, 4-3

The #12 Denver Pioneers (2-0-0) have yet to give up an even-strength goal through two games. All six goals that they’ve given up in those games against the Arizona State Sun Devils (1-3-0) have come with the Pioneers’ penalty-killing unit on the ice. Fortunately for Denver, though, they’ve scored 12 goals – just two on their own power plays, though – in those two games and emerge from Homecoming Weekend at Magness Arena still unbeaten. Continue reading Pioneers Survive Special Teams Woes to Complete Sweep of Sun Devils, 4-3

DU Finalizes James C. Kennedy Mountain Campus

It has taken nearly a year but DU has finalized the purchase of a Rocky Mountain Campus. Originally thought to be the Beaver Village Condos in Winter Park, the new mountain campus will be near Ft. Collins on a sprawling 724-acre tract of land, currently named Magic Sky Ranch near Red Feather Lakes. According to sources, a key donor balked at the Winter Park site which was on a commercial parcel near the entrance to downtown Winter Park. The idea was to identify a parcel that provided more privacy and a more unique outdoor experience and it appears they have found exactly what they’re looking for with the James C. Kennedy Mountain Campus. Continue reading DU Finalizes James C. Kennedy Mountain Campus

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