The Curious Case Of Brayden Gelsinger

Lake Superior State is off to a 4-0 start. After finishing 59th of 60 NCAA teams in offense a year ago, the Lakers enter this weekend ranked No. 1 nationally in scoring. Its leading scorer and a big part of the turnaround is freshman forward Brayden Gelsinger, who has seven points in four games. Where…
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t123010 --- Brett Groehler --- UMDBREAK1231c1 ---- Mike COnnolly  of Minnesota Duluth breaks the glass after a check from Corban Knight of North Dakota during the first period of game action Thursday at Amsoil Arena in Duluth.  (Brett Groehler UMD)

Friday Morning Reading

UND opened last season with four road trips on four consecutive weekends. Three of them were lengthy ones. At Portland, Maine. At Bemidji. At Burlington, Vt. At Colorado Springs. What may seem like a daunting start for a team with a large freshman class, it ended up being great for them. They spent extra time…
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Watch For New “On-the-Road” Features

As UND hits the road for the first time this season, I’m going to try to start implementing features to bring UND hockey fans on the road with me this season. At the top of the list, I think I’m going to use Facebook Live quite a bit. If you haven’t “liked” my Facebook page…
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University of North Dakota's Nick Schmaltz skates past the bench after scoring against Denver in the final minute during the NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Frozen Four semifinals. 
David Samson / The Forum

Wolanin To Play Vs. Bulldogs

There’s some good news for the UND men’s hockey team ahead of its series against Minnesota Duluth. Sophomore defenseman Christian Wolanin, who was held out of last weekend’s series with a lower-body injury, will play against the Bulldogs this weekend in the No. 1 vs. No. 2 series in AmsOil Arena. UND coach Brad Berry…
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Oct 25, 2016; Boston, MA, USA;  With Minnesota Wild center Charlie Coyle (3) screening him in front, Boston Bruins goalie Zane McIntyre (31) watches as a shot hits the post during the second period at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Four NHL Debuts In 13 Days

In the span of 13 days, four former UND players have made their NHL debuts. Nick Schmaltz made his debut with the Chicago Blackhawks. Aaron Dell made his debut with the San Jose Sharks. Zane McIntyre made his debut with the Boston Bruins. Troy Stecher made his debut with the Vancouver Canucks. McIntyre and Stecher…
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