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Denver hockey roster update: 2017-18 Pioneers poised to dominate once again

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If you thought that the University of Denver hockey team’s run to their eighth national title a few months ago was a wild ride, come this October, buckle up. The 2017-18 Pioneers might be even better than the 2017 National Champions. Crazy? Sure. Implausible? Absolutely not. Continue reading Denver hockey roster update: 2017-18 Pioneers poised to dominate once again

American Hero Troy Terry’s hat trick powers Denver to second straight Frozen Four

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For the second straight year, the top-ranked University of Denver Pioneers are going to the Frozen Four.

Troy Terry notched a hat trick, Jarid Lukosevicius tallied two more goals, and Tanner Jaillet stopped 24 shots against the Penn State Nittany Lions in the Midwest Regional Final at the US Bank Center in Cincinnati to earn Denver a trip to Chicago in two weeks. Continue reading American Hero Troy Terry’s hat trick powers Denver to second straight Frozen Four

Pioneers ruin Omaha’s Senior Night with shutout to cap regular season

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The top-ranked University of Denver Pioneers went into Omaha this weekend with one goal on their minds: clinch the Penrose Cup and bring the huge trophy back to Denver with them. After they clinched the NCHC regular season title last night with a 4-2 victory (and UMD’s loss to Western Michigan) over the Omaha Mavericks, the focus tonight shifted to ruining the Mavs’ Senior Night. And boy, did they ever. Continue reading Pioneers ruin Omaha’s Senior Night with shutout to cap regular season

WATCH: Jim Montgomery discusses Finlay hat trick, Class of 2017’s legacy

Last night, the #1 University of Denver Pioneers topped the #18 St. Cloud State Huskies, 7-2. Freshman Liam Finlay notched a hat trick and Henrik Borgström added a highlight reel goal along the way. It was nothing short of the perfect way for this program to thank the graduating Class of 2017 for their contributions to this program. Continue reading WATCH: Jim Montgomery discusses Finlay hat trick, Class of 2017’s legacy

Liam Finlay’s hat trick caps Senior Night beatdown of St. Cloud State

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Freshman Liam Finlay tallied his first career hat trick, Henrik Borgström had a SportsCenter Top 10 worthy goal, and seniors accounted for eight points in the #1 University of Denver Pioneers’ 7-2 beatdown of the #18 St. Cloud State Huskies. Denver is now just one win away from clinching its first ever Penrose Cup, which is awarded to the team atop the NCHC standings at the end of the season. Continue reading Liam Finlay’s hat trick caps Senior Night beatdown of St. Cloud State

WATCH: Jim Montgomery talks Henrik Borgström and overtime win over St Cloud

Last night, the top-ranked University of Denver Pioneers escaped the #18 St Cloud State Huskies with a 4-3 overtime victory thanks to the heroics of star freshman, Henrik Borgström. The victory, combined with Minnesota-Duluth’s 3-on-3 overtime loss to Miami, puts Denver one point clear of the Bulldogs in the NCHC Standings with one game in hand. Continue reading WATCH: Jim Montgomery talks Henrik Borgström and overtime win over St Cloud

Henrik Borgström lifts Denver back into 1st place with overtime goal

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Henrik Borgström, the artist, only had one goal all night, but it was the one that mattered most for the top-ranked University of Denver Pioneers. With 1:16 left in overtime, Borgström took a Troy Terry pass and wristed it under #18 St Cloud State University goalie Jeff Smith’s right arm to give the Pioneers a key 4-3 victory to reclaim 1st place in the NCHC. Continue reading Henrik Borgström lifts Denver back into 1st place with overtime goal

Pioneers extend Tenzer Streak, grab first place from Duluth with sweep of Tigers

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For the 12th straight time, the #2 University of Denver Pioneers beat the Colorado College Tigers and in the process, they extended the Tenzer Streak to 16 and jumped into first place in the NCHC, one point ahead of UMD. The only thing that didn’t happen for Denver is earning the #1 ranking in the Pairwise. They remain at #2. Continue reading Pioneers extend Tenzer Streak, grab first place from Duluth with sweep of Tigers

WATCH: Jim Montgomery talks sluggish 11th straight victory over Colorado College

Last night, the #2 University of Denver Pioneers topped Colorado College for the 11th straight time to extend their third-longest streak in the 305-game history of the Gold Pan Rivalry. The 2-1 victory was an important one, as all wins over CC are, but the Pios played sluggish hockey for much of the game. Part of that was a function of the bye week last weekend. Continue reading WATCH: Jim Montgomery talks sluggish 11th straight victory over Colorado College

Denver shuts out Omaha to complete weekend sweep & pull into tie for 1st in NCHC

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Coming into the weekend, the biggest concern many fans of the #3 University of Denver Pioneers had was the #18 Omaha Mavericks’ incredible offense and, more specifically, their power play unit. Now, two games, four power play goals, and two Denver victories later, the power play unit that we should have been focusing on all week was actually wearing Crimson and Gold. Continue reading Denver shuts out Omaha to complete weekend sweep & pull into tie for 1st in NCHC