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RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Wisconsin

Jacob Bernard-Docker’s second goal of the weekend gave the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team a 3-2 overtime win over the University of Wisconsin on Saturday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena and a sweep of the weekend series. The Fighting Hawks ( 4-2-1) shut out the Badgers 5-0 Friday night. Bernard-Docker also scored in the Friday night win over the …


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RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Wisconsin

Captain Rhett Gardner scored three goals on a night that honored another University of North Dakota captain to lead the Fighting Hawks men’s hockey team ( 4-2-1) to a 5-0 win over the University of Wisconsin on Friday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. Before the game, North Dakota honored former team captain Jim Archibald (1981-85) who was recognized during the pregame introductions as …


RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Minnesota State University-Mankato

Cole Smith scored two goals and assisted on another to lead the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team to a 4-3 win over Minnesota State University-Mankato on Saturday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. The gave North Dakota a a split in the two-game series. Minnesota State won 7-4 Friday night. Gabe Bast and Grant Mishmash scored the other goals …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Minnesota State University-Mankato

Max Coatta scored three goals to lead No. 7-ranked Minnesota State University-Mankato to a 7-4 win over the University of North Dakota on Friday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. The Fighting Hawks (0-2-1) jumped out to a 2-1 lead just 2:44 into the first period, but a checking from behind major penalty and an automatic game disqualification against captain Rhett …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Bemidji State University

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team rebounded from a Friday night loss to Bemidji State University by skating to a 1-1 tie with the Beavers on Saturday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. Grant Mishmash gave the Fighting Hawks (0-1-1) a 1-0 first-period lead lead, but Charlie Combs scored at 15:46 of the third period to pull BSU (1-0-1) even. …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Nebraska-Omaha

A goal by Nick Jones — his second of the game — just 53 seconds into overtime gave the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team a 4-3 win over the University of Nebraska-Omaha on Saturday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena and a trip to the National College Hockey Conference’s Frozen Faceoff  next weekend in St. Paul. The Fighting Hawks (16-12-10 overall) …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Nebraska-Omaha

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team shut out the University of Nebraska-Omaha 4-0 in the opening round of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference playoffs Friday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. The Fighting Hawks (15-12-10 overall) received goals from Shane Gersich, Christian Wolanin, Nick Jones and Joel Janatuinen to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three series. A win …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — Golden Girls

The city of Grand Forks welcomed home Olympic heroes Jocelyn Lamoureux-Davidson and Monique Lamoureux-Morando on Thursday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. The twins were members of the U.S. women’s hockey team that won the gold medal last month in South Korea. In the gold-medal victory over Canada, Monique scored the tying goal late in the third period and Jocelyn iced …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. St. Cloud State University

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team suffered a blow to its quest for home ice in the first round of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference playoffs with a 4-3 overtime loss to St. Cloud State University, the No. 1 team in the country. The Huskies (22-6-5 overall, 16-4-3 NHCC), who already have clinched the Penrose Cup for the …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery —North Dakota Boys High School Hockey Tournament: Grand Forks Central Vs. Grand Forks Red River

Goalie Kaleb Johnson recorded his fifth straight shutout and William Lawson-Body scored two goals to lead Grand Forks Central boys hockey team to a 7-0 win over Grand Forks Red River in the semifinals of the North Dakota High School Hockey Tournament on Friday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. The win for the Knights (23-1-2) sets up today’s championship game …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Colorado College

Despite spectacular goals by defensemen Christian Wolanin and Colton Poolman, the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team dropped a 4-2 National Collegiate Hockey Conference decision to Colorado College on Friday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. The win for the Tigers (12-11-4 overall, 6-8-3 NCHC) left them just one point behind the Fighting Hawks (12-9-8 overall, 6-7-4 NCHC) in the …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Denver University

Christian Wolanin scored for the University of North Dakota and Kohen Olischefski tallied for Denver University as the Fighting Hawks and the Pioneers skated to a 1-1 overtime tie in National Collegiate Hockey Conference play Saturday night in Ralph Engelstad University. Denver (14-6-6 overall, 8-4-4-3 NCHC) picked up the extra point as Ian Mitchell scored on 3-on-3 hockey after a …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Denver University

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team skated to a 3-3 overtime tie with No. 4-ranked Denver University in a National Collegiate Hockey Conference game Friday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. The Fighting Hawks (12-8-7 overall, 6-6-3-2 NCHC) led 2-0 after the first period on goals by Cole Smith and Shane Gersich, but the Pioneers (14-6-5 overall, 8-4-3 NCHC) …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Bemidji State University

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team skated to a 2-2 tie with Bemidji State University on Saturday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena to close out its nonconference schedule. Nick Jones and Christian Wolanin scored goals for the Fighting Hawks (12-6-6), while Dillon Eichstadt and Leo Fitzgerald scored for the Beavers (11-7-6). Cam Johnson had 18 saves in goal for …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University of Nebraska-Omaha

The University of Nebraska-Omaha spoiled the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team’s 2018 opener with a 4-1 win over the Fighting Hawks on Friday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. The Mavericks (3-6 National Collegiate Hockey Conference, 11-8-1 overall) received goals from Fredrik Olofsson, Luke Norgard, David Pope and Zach Jordan, while Shane Gersich scored the only goal for the …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. U.S. Under-18

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team received goals from Cole Smith, Austin Poganski, Matt Kiersted and Jordan Kawaguchi en route to a 5-2 exhibition win over the U.S. Under-18 team Saturday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. Ryan Savage and Oliver Wahlstrom scored for the U-18 team. Cam Johnson, Peter Thome and Ryan Anderson shared the goaltending duties for …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University of North Dakota Vs. Western Michigan University

Nick Jones had a goal and an assist and Cole Smith tied a 65-year-old record for the fastest goal at the beginning of the third period as the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team completed a sweep of National Collegiate Hockey Conference foe Western Michigan University with a 4-1 win Saturday night in Ralph Engelstad University. Hayden Shaw and …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University of North Dakota Vs. Western Michigan University

The University of North Dakota withstood a 6-on-3 disadvantage in the final two minutes of the third period to hang on for a 4-3 win over Western Michigan University in National Collegiate Hockey Conference play on Friday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. With the win, UND climbed to within one point of league-leading WMU. Austin Poganski scored twice and Ludvig …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Miami University

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team overcame a 2-0 deficit against Miami University on Saturday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena to score a shootout win in National Collegiate Hockey Conference play. The Fighting Hawks (7-2-3 overall, 2-1-1 NCHC) and the RedHawks (4-5-1 overall, 1-2-1 NCHC) were tied 3-3 after regulation and a 5-on-5 5-minute overtime and a 3-minute …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Miami University

Nick Jones scored two goals and goaltender Peter Thome stopped 27 of 28 shots as the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team defeated Miami University 4-1 in National Collegiate Hockey Conference play Friday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. Rhett Gardner and Grant Mismash also scored for the Fighting Hawks (7-2-2 overall, 2-1 NCHC). Karch Bachman scored the only goal for …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Minnesota

University of Minnesota goalie Eric Schierhorn stopped 34 of 35 shots as the Gophers defeated the University of North Dakota 2-1 in their first visit to Ralph Engelstad Arena since January 2012. Rhett Gardner scored the only goal for North Dakota (3-1-1), while Rem Pitlick and Steve Johnson tallied for Minnesota (3-2) in the nonconference game between the traditional rivals. Fighting …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Manitoba

Ludvig Hoff scored two goals and Grant Mishmash, Jordan Kawaguchi, Johnny Simonson and Christian Wolanin scored one goal each as the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team defeated the University of Manitoba 6-2 in an exhibition game Saturday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. Calvin Spencer and Remi Laurencelle scored goals for the Bison. UND goalie Cam Johnson stopped 10 of 12 …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota vs. St. Cloud State University

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team is heading back to the National Collegiate Hockey Conference’s Frozen Faceoff next weekend in Minneapolis. Trevor Olson’s goal 7:38 into overtime lifted the Fighting Hawks (20-14-3) to a 6-5 win over St. Cloud State University (16-19-1) on Saturday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. North Dakota on the first game in the best-of-three series Friday …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota vs. St. Cloud State University

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team took a big step toward reaching the National Collegiate Hockey Conference’s Frozen Faceoff next weekend with a 5-2 victory over St. Cloud State University in Game 1 of their NCHC first-round playoff series Friday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. Rhett Gardner, Shane Gersich, Brock Boeser, Austin Poganski and Joel Janatuinen scored for …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Nebraska-Omaha

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team’s quest for home-ice advantage in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference playoffs took a hit Saturday night as the Fighting Hawks were shut out 3-0 by the University of Nebraska-Omaha on Senior Night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. With the loss, UND (9-12-1-1 NCHC, 16-14-3 overall) is tied with Omaha (9-11-2 NCHC, 16-13-5 overall) for the …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Ohio State University

The University of North Dakota women’s hockey team forced a third and decisive game of its Western Collegiate Hockey Association playoff series with a 4-1 win over Ohio State University on Saturday afternoon in Ralph Engelstad Arena. Amy Menke led the Fighting Hawks (15-15-6) with a goal and two assists. Charly Dahlqvist, Vilma Tanskanen and Ryleigh Houston scored the other …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Nebraska-Omaha

  The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team picked up three crucial National Collegiate Hockey Conference points with its 6-4 win over the University of Nebraska-Omaha on Friday night in Ralph Engelstad University. Tyson Jost and Brock Boeser each scored two goals for the Fighting Hawks (9-11-1-1 NCHC, 16-13-3 overall) and Johnnie Simonson and Christian Wolanin scored one goal each. …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota vs. Ohio State University

The University of North Dakota women’s hockey team sent its seniors out in style Saturday afternoon in Ralph Engelstad Arena, claiming a 3-2 Western Collegiate Hockey Association win over Ohio State University on Senior Day. Emma Nuutinen, Kayla Gardner and Charly Dahlquist scored for the Fighting Hawks (14-14-6 overall, 11-12-5 WCHA), while Maddy Field and Lauren Boyle had goals for …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota vs. St. Cloud State University

Mike Gornall hadn’t scored a goal all season. But Saturday night, he tallied two —the second in overtime — to lead the University of North Dakota to a 2-1 National Collegiate Hockey Conference win over St. Cloud State University in Ralph Engelstad Arena. The Fighting Hawks (9-9-1-1 NCHC, 15-11-3 overall)  trailed 1-0 before Gornall scored his first goal at 6:10 of …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota vs. Bemidji State University

The University of North Dakota women’s hockey team secured home ice for the Western Collegiate Hockey Association playoffs after skating to a 1-1 tie with Bemidji State University on Sunday afternoon in Ralph Engelstad Arena. Charly Dahlquist scored for UND (13-9-6, 10-7-5-3), while Emily Bergland notched the goal for Bemidji State (9-14-3, 5-14-3-1). Lexie Shaw made 23 saves in net for the Fighting Hawks, while …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota vs. University Of Minnesota-Duluth

The University of Minnesota-Duluth men’s hockey team completed its first sweep of the University of North Dakota in its 73-year history, a 4-0 National Collegiate Hockey Conference shutout of the defending national champions Saturday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. UMD freshman goalie Hunter Miska made 29 saves  in the shutout of UND (6-7-1-1 NCHC 13-9-3 overall), the first time the Fighting Hawks …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota vs. University Of Minnesota-Duluth

The University of Minnesota-Duluth men’s hockey team continued its mastery over the University of North Dakota this season, posting a 5-3 National Collegiate Hockey Conference win over the Fighting Hawks on Friday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. The Bulldogs beat the Hawks twice in Duluth earlier this season. After Tyson Jost gave UND (13-8-3 overall, 6-6-1-1 NCHC) a 1-0 lead in …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota vs. St. Cloud State University

No. 10-ranked University of North Dakota women’s hockey team, behind Alyssa MacMillan’s first college goal, defeated St. Cloud State University 3-2 on Saturday afternoon in Ralph Engelstad Arena. The Fighting Hawks improved their record to 8-6-5 (6-5-4-2 in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association) on the season, while the Huskies fell to 5-13-1 (4-10-1-1 WCHA). Amy Menke and Sarah Lecavalier also scored …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota vs. Western Michigan University

Austin Polanski scored two goals to lead the University of North Dakota to a 5-1 win over National Collegiate Hockey Conference rival Western Michigan University on Friday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. Shane Gersich, Colton Poolman and Dixon Bowen added single goals for the Fighting Hawks (9-5-3 overall and to 3-3-1-1 in the NCHC), while Scott Moldenhauer scored the lone …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University of North Dakota vs. Michigan State University

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team skated to a 2-2 tie with Michigan State University on Saturday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. The tie came on the heels of a 4-3 defeat to the Spartans on Friday night. Zach Yon and Tucker Poolman scored goals for UND (7-5-3), while Thomas Ebbing and Patrick Khodorenko tallied for MSU (4-6-1). In the …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University of North Dakota vs. Denver University

Two goals by forward Shane Gersich were not enough as the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team dropped a 3-2 National Collegiate Hockey Conference game to Denver University on Saturday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. No. 6-ranked nationally UND (5-4-2, 0-3-1-1 in NCHC) is now winless in its last six games (0-4-2). The Fighting Hawks jumped out to a 1-0 lead in …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University of North Dakota vs. Denver University

The University of North Dakota’s Shane Gersich took a page out the playbook of Chicago Black Hawks star Patrick Kane on Friday night in a game against the Fighting Hawks National Collegiate Hockey Conference rival Denver University. Gersich scoring a stunning spin-o-rama goal — a move Kane is know for — before a packed Ralph Engelstad Arena while the two teams skated three-on-three …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University of Wisconsin

The University of Wisconsin women’s hockey team showed why it’s ranked No. 1 in the country as the Badgers shut out the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks 2-0 on Saturday afternoon in a Western Collegiate Hockey Association game in Ralph Engelstad Arena. The loss is the second of the season for the No. 9-ranked Fighting Hawks, who are now 4-2-1 …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Joel Janatuinen, who scored only three goals last year as a freshman, recorded a hat trick Saturday night as the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team defeated Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 5-2 in the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Game in Ralph Engelstad Arena. Linemate Ludvig Hoff, a freshman, chipped in two assists as the Fighting Hawks upped their record to 3-0. …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Manitoba

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team didn’t disappoint a crowd of 11,706 on Saturday night that came to see the Fighting Hawks play the University of Manitoba in an exhibition game that was preceded by a ceremony in which the school’s eighth NCAA national championship banner was hung in Ralph Engelstad Arena. UND, with goal-scoring coming from five …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — 2016 IIHF World Under-18 Championship, Team Finland Vs. Team Sweden, April 24, 2016

National Hockey League prospect Jesse Puljujarvi scored three goals to lead Team Finland to a 6-1 victory over Team Sweden in the title game of the 2016 IIHF World Under-18 Championship on Sunday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. The win marked the third U18 championship for Finland, which hadn’t won one since 2000. Also scoring for the Finns were Eeli Tolvanen, Otto Somppi …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — 2016 IIHF World Under-18 Championship, Team USA Vs. Team Canada, April 24, 2016

Team USA rebounded from a semifinal loss to Team Finland with a 10-3 thrashing of rival Team Canada in the third-place game of the 2016 IIHF World Under-18 Championship on Sunday afternoon in Ralph Engelstad Arena. Logan Brown and Joe Anderson each scored two goals to lead the Americans. Single goals were scored by Kailer Yamamoto, Kieffer Bellows, Nicholas Pastujov, Zach …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — 2016 IIHF World Under-18 Championship, Team USA Vs. Team Switzerland, April 19, 2016

Team USA closed out pool play of the 2016 IIHF World Under-18 Championship in style, shutting out Team Switzerland 4-0 on Tuesday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. The Americans (4-0) were led by Casey Mittelstadt, who scored two goals, and linemates Kailer Yamamoto (a goal and an assist) and Logan Brown (two assists). Also scoring for Team USA was Graham McPhee. USA …