Friday Morning Reading

FARGO — For the second straight year, UND will play in the very first NCAA tournament game. Last season, it dropped the puck on the tournament in Cincinnati against Northeastern. This year, it will kick things off in what promises to be a crazy atmosphere in Fargo’s Scheels Arena. All four teams held practices and…
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Teams Arrive In Fargo

All of the teams arrived in Fargo on Wednesday — even UND. Although the Fighting Hawks easily could travel down before practice on Thursday, they stuck to their normal NCAA regional routine. They took a bus just before dinner time. They’ll practice from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. That practice will be OPEN to the public.…
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Thursday’s Practice Times Set

Practice times are set for Thursday for the NCAA West Regional in Fargo’s Scheels Arena. Thursday’s practices are free and OPEN to the public. 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. — Boston University 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. — North Dakota 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. — Minnesota Duluth 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. — Ohio…
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The Future Of The Frozen Faceoff

The Duluth News Tribune’s Matt Wellens had a note about the future of the NCHC Frozen Faceoff in his column here. It has comments from commissioner Josh Fenton. The league’s five-year deal with the Target Center runs out after next season. So, I asked the question on Twitter: What do they fans want? Do they…
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Weekend Rewind

MINNEAPOLIS — There really aren’t any “easy draws” these days with how balanced college hockey has been the last 10 years and with how many upsets have been pulled. But UND’s bracket definitely isn’t a great draw. The Fighting Hawks have to open with a Boston University team that has eight or nine players drafted in the…
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