UND Rookie Class Ranked No. 1 By NZ

UND’s incoming freshman class was ranked No. 1 by Neutral Zone, a hockey scouting service. You can see Neutral Zone’s full rankings and methodology here. The top five are: 1. North Dakota 2. Boston University 3. UMass 4. Minnesota 5. Denver Obviously, ranking recruiting classes is very difficult for a few reasons. First of all,…
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Chyzyk Retires, Genoway And Saunders Sign

Bryn Chyzyk announced Wednesday that he is retiring from pro hockey, making him the eighth former UND player to officially retire this summer. Chyzyk said he has struggled with concussions and has decided to attend law school at UND. Other retiring players are: Matt Greene, Brandon Bochenski, Matt Smaby, Nick Mattson, Derek Rodwell, Coltyn Sanderson…
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Team Reports Back To Campus

The school year begins today, which means the 2017-18 team has returned to campus for the fall. The vast majority of the fall is spent with players-only skates and team workouts. The coaches are only allowed to be on the ice with the players for a couple of hours per week for “skill sessions” before…
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Friday Rundown Of College Hockey News

News is starting to pick up in the college hockey world again, so here’s a rundown on things you may have missed this week. 1. Matt Smaby is back Former UND captain Matt Smaby will return to campus this fall to finish his degree and work with the team as a student manager. I’m not…
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Thursday Morning Brief: UND Sells Out Season Tix Again

As UND has done every year since the opening of Ralph Engelstad Arena — and even at least the final season in the old rink — it has sold out its allotment of season tickets once again. Here’s my story in the Herald with quotes from Brad Berry and REA general manager Jody Hodgson. The…
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