Denver (8-1) opened up Big East play in Washington, DC against a young one-win Georgetown (1-9) team. Denver, following a loss to Penn State in Dallas last week, responded with a dominant road performance. Continue reading Denver Lax Crushes Georgetown 17-4
Photo: Lawn decorations in the Dakotas often include bathroom fixtures
A landmark sociological study shows that there are distinct differences between people from North Dakota and the citizens of Denver. The study is quick to point out that we should appreciate our differences as no one group should be ‘judged’ as better than the other. Here are ten ways that Dakotans are different than us: Continue reading Study Shows Stark Cultural Differences
Photo Credit: John Leyba, The Denver Post
“Gwoz was fired.”
I received that text from a friend three years ago today. Three years ago today, April Fools’ Day, George Gwozdecky was fired as the head coach of the University of Denver hockey program. The 19 year tenure of the second-winningest coach in program history had unceremoniously ended. Continue reading On this Date in Denver History: April Fools’ Day 2013
Photo Credit: WTSP
If you’re traveling to Tampa for the Frozen Four, be sure to join LetsGoDU and BC Interruption for College Hockey Blogapalooza 2016. Along with LetsGoDU, staff from BC Interruption, reporters from Quinnipiac University, and other fans and writers will be joining in the fun.
The plan is to start the evening’s festivities at the Hobey Baker Award Ceremony, which starts at 6 PM at the historic Tampa Theatre. Immediately following the ceremony, we will take a short ride from the theatre to the Tampa Bay Brewing Company in Ybor City. If you don’t plan on attending the Hobey Baker Award ceremony but want to join us at the brewery, we will likely be arriving around 7:30.
Tampa Bay Brewing Company is located at 1600 East 9th Avenue in Tampa. They have a great menu of drinks and food that fits any taste or preference. This is something you will not want to miss!!
We’ll see you next Friday!
Photo: 2004 Pioneers celebrate the national championship
LetsGoDU published the following article on 12/22/2015. The Pioneers were struggling but last year the Providence Friars won it all following a similar path to the 2015-2016 Denver Pioneers. The similarities are remarkable. (And yes, they did beat the higher ranked Pioneers on their ‘home ice’ en route to the title!) Continue reading Replay: Looking for Hope Only Requires a Short Memory
Wednesday afternoon, a disoriented man was found wandering on the tarmac at Tampa International Airport. Investigating authorities found that the man had been a stowaway on a commercial aircraft originating from Grand Forks, North Dakota. The man was immediately taken into custody. Continue reading Grand Forks Airlines Search for Stowaways
After three consecutive Frozen Fours without a title, the confidence that usually engulfs the North Dakota faithful this time of year has been tempered. Many of them argue that they have lost three in a row so they must be ‘due’ for another national title. However, behind the scenes, the question must be asked – Could UND hockey become this era’s version of the Buffalo Bills (1990-1993)? Or better yet, the Atlanta Braves? Continue reading Unease Settles Over Fighting Hawks Nation
This letter was issued Monday from the University of North Dakota athletic department to their hockey fans traveling to Tampa for the Frozen Four. The bulletin provided fans with the following instructions: Continue reading University of North Dakota Issues Travel Tips
Photo: Tampa boarding house residents evicted to accomodate Frozen Four fans
The Florida State Attorney General Pam Bondi issued a warning Monday afternoon, directed at local Tampa landlords. In the written directive, the AG warned that temporarily sub-leasing apartments by evicting housing residents was a violation of Florida state fair housing laws. Continue reading Florida Attorney General Issues Warning
On 12/14/2015 LetsGoDU posted the following article on the, then, struggling hockey Pioneers and their captain Grant Arnold. Arnold has played a huge role in the team’s miraculous turnaround. Continue reading REPLAY: Look to the “C” to End the Skid