In a state-wide North Dakota poll, Fighting Hawks Head Coach Brad Berry won ‘the most unrecognizable celebrity’ in the state of North Dakota. After the high profile Dave Hakstol left for Philadelphia, Berry a 9 year assistant was elevated to the head coaching position at the currently #2 ranked North Dakota Fighting Hawks. Continue reading UND Coach – An ‘Unrecognized’ Celebrity
The DU Board of Trustees met Friday afternoon in a special session amid growing concerns over University of North Dakota’s $5 million dollar budget shortfall. According to the meeting minutes, exclusively obtained by LetsGoDU, the board was troubled by the influx of cash strapped North Dakotans traveling to Denver for next weekend’s Pioneers – Fighting
Sioux Hawks hockey series at Magness Arena.
DU has developed a detailed emergency plan to accommodate both the Fighting Hawks’ team as well as their fans. The seven point plan includes the following: Continue reading DU Board Intervenes to Salvage Hockey Weekend
The Grand Forks Herald posted an article on the State’s budget shortfall with the collapse of oil prices. One professor is calling for a halt to Fighting Hawk logo development, at a cost savings of $49,500. The University of North Dakota is being asked to take $5 million dollars out of their operating budget.
In the spirit of goodwill & sportsmanship, LetsGoDU proposes the following: Continue reading ND Budget Shortfall Puts Logo at Risk
Photo Credit: The University of Denver
Well we’ve made it to week 3 of our weekly DU Hockey mailbags and I’m getting some really good questions from dedicated college hockey fans. Continue reading DU Hockey Mailbag: Another Bye Week
Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn, City Pages
The U is feeling the heat. While generations of Minnesota kids could only dream of wearing the iconic maroon and gold “M” jersey, on the ice the Gophers are just another Minnesota college hockey program.
Sure they are tied with Michigan (8-2) in the weak, six-team Big 10 and are above .500 for the season with a 13-12-0 record. But other issues are boiling under the surface. Continue reading Minnesota Meltdown
Photo Credit: University of Denver Athletics
With a 5-3 win on Saturday night at Steve Cady Arena in Oxford, Ohio, the Denver Pioneers secured an important weekend split with the Miami University RedHawks (10-12-3, 5-9-2 NCHC) to improve their record to 13-8-5 (9-5-2 NCHC) on the season. Continue reading Denver Earns Important, Hard-Fought Split at Miami
Photo credit: University of Denver Athletics
Following a sweep against the University of Minnesota-Duluth last weekend, Denver hockey returned recharged and refocused for the second half of the season.
DU’s series against Notre Dame to open 2016 exhibited the standard quality hockey performance Denver fans are accustomed to.
In the time since, Denver has comfortably positioned themselves third in the NCHC standings and in the Top 15 for both major NCAA Division 1 polls (USCHO and USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine). Continue reading Denver Hockey’s Unsung Heroes
OXFORD, Ohio — A rugged defensive performance by the Miami hockey team extended its winning streak to four games with a 3-1 win over No. 13/14 Denver on Friday night.
The RedHawks (10-11-3, 5-8-2-2 National Collegiate Hockey) blocked 24 shots and held the Pioneers (12-8-5, 8-5-2-0 NCHC) to just 21 shots on goal to move into a fourth-place tie in the NCHC standings. MU’s four-game winning streak is a season high and its longest since the 2013-14 season.
Here is the full game recap and interviews with Enrico Blasi and Redhawk players following their 3-1 win over DU. Puck drop tonight is at 5:05 MT.
A series summary will be published tomorrow on LetsGoDU.
Photo Credit: Andy Cross, The Denver Post
Welcome to the 2nd edition of the DU hockey mailbag! This is the forum in which I take your questions about DU hockey that may not have been answered earlier in the week and, well, answer them.
Before I get going, let me just give you a quick update on what happened during the week. Continue reading DU Hockey Mailbag: Undefeated in the New Year, You Say?
The Redhawks from Miami University
Whenever I think of this University, I think of my work associate, Richard, from Melbourne, Australia. My mate (that’s what they call their friends and members of their work group) wanted to go to an event to see John Force, an NHRA star drag racer, practice and compete using a motor oil that we manufactured for him. Continue reading Miami University – OHIO