Former Sioux Dominate Shootouts

Prior to every game day, UND holds a shootout at the end of practice. Everyone gets in on it, including the coaches. Apparently, the Sioux players are coming up with some pretty good moves. NHL.com announced the top five shootout goals in the NHL this season and three of the five are from former UND…
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Kozek Signs Contract

With eight seniors on the roster, we’ll probably be seeing a lot of these signings over the next couple of months. But the first senior to find his pro home is Andrew Kozek. The winger and former second-round pick of the Atlanta Thrashers has signed an amateur try-out contract with the organization’s AHL affiliate, Chicago.…
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The Captain Assassin

Some St. Louis Blues fans have coined a new term for former Sioux forward T.J. Oshie — The captain assassin. Oshie has been dishing out big hits on opponents’ captains in the last week. Both Columbus captain Rick Nash and Los Angeles captain Dustin Brown were on the other end of the hits. Actually, Nash…
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Hakstol Is Penrose Finalist Again

Dave Hakstol is five-for-five on being a finalist for the Spencer Penrose Award, which goes to the national coach of the year. The finalists are coaches who lead their team to the Frozen Four or those who are named coach of the year in their conference. Hakstol was the WCHA’s coach of the year. The…
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Chorney Called Up

Former UND defenseman Taylor Chorney has been called up by the Edmonton Oilers and he could play his first NHL game on Tuesday night. Oilers defenseman Ladislav Smid suffered a fractured hand and was placed on injured reserve. He is likely out for the season. The Oilers host Anaheim on Tuesday. Chorney has five goals and…
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