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Ah North Dakota. The Fighting Hawks. The ultimate villain of college hockey. The talented, sometimes unbeatable villain of a sport with a fanbase that is easy to hate. But dammit all if they aren’t the best team in the country. Continue reading Frozen Faceoff Team Profile: North Dakota Fighting Hawks
Photo Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn, Duluth News Tribune
In the opening Frozen Faceoff game, the University of Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs face North Dakota at 4:06 PM central time. This semifinal is the #1 seed-#4 seed matchup on the weekend and most of the college hockey world sees this as an unwinnable game for the Bulldogs. Continue reading Frozen Faceoff Team Profile: Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs
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I landed in Minneapolis at 4:30 PM local time yesterday and I immediately swung into high gear. The NCHC Awards Ceremony started at 5:15 (I arrived late…rush hour traffic, man). I had to make sure I saw some Pioneers get honored. Continue reading DU Hockey Mailbag: Live From Minneapolis, It’s the Frozen Faceoff!
Following the Colorado Buffaloes’ first-round NCAA exit yesterday against UConn, Rodney Billups thoughts must have shifted to his to his new team. In particular, what is his roster going to look like? Continue reading Big Roster Decisions for DU Hoops
LetsGoDU’s Nick Tremaroli flies to Minnesota today for the NCHC’s Frozen Faceoff at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. As a blogger-fan-journalist he will bring all of us live updates from the tournament as well as some behind the scenes insights into college hockey’s best tournament.
Good luck, Nick! (And remember you can’t yell for DU in the press box).
Continue reading The Broadmoor Trophy – The Beginning of Something Big
Photo Credit: Andy Morrison, Toledo Blade
In the second semifinal at the Frozen Faceoff on Friday, the No. 6 University of Denver Pioneers will skate against the No. 4 St. Cloud State University Huskies at the Target Center in Minneapolis. This matchup, of course, is a rematch of the
massacre series that took place at Magness Arena back in December. Continue reading Frozen Faceoff Team Profile: St. Cloud State Huskies
Photo: Senior Devin Patterson by Omaha.com
Root for the University of Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks? Yes, it’s true, we are rooting for them to have a good run in the CBI (College Basketball Invitational). They start Wednesday evening in Pittsburgh against Duquesne. Continue reading LetsGoDU Rooting for Omaha in CBI
The NCHC announced this morning that Gabe Levin, senior center and assistant captain for the University of Denver hockey team, is the inaugural recipient of the conference’s post-graduate scholarship. Entering the 2015-16 season, the conference announced several new on- and off-ice policy changes. Among them was the creation of the post-graduate scholarship program. Continue reading Gabe Levin Named First NCHC Post-Graduate Scholarship Recipient
They had ice in their veins.
This past weekend Denver Pioneer athletes were all about clutch performances. Some performances were obvious while others may have run under the radar. Continue reading Clutch Performances Highlight Big Pioneer Athletics Weekend
DU Vice Chancellor for Athletics and Recreation Peg Bradley-Doppes (left) has hired Rodney Billups (right) as DU’s new head men’s basketball coach. Photo credit: University of Denver Athletics
As the University of Denver introduced former Pioneer point guard Rodney Billups as its new head basketball coach this week, there were a lot of happy faces in the Ritchie Center for the press conference. Continue reading Puck Swami: Billups Hire Bigger Than Winning Basketball