Tanja Eisenschmid, a member of the University of North Dakota women's hockey team, is a member of the German Olympic hockey team.JOHN STENNES/GRAND FORKS HERALD

Rud Elevates St. Cloud State

The St. Cloud State women’s hockey team fell upon hard times. After posting a winning season in 2009-10 and finishing in the top half of the WCHA, the bottom fell out. St. Cloud State’s WCHA record the next four years: 1-26-1 (eighth), 4-24 (seventh), 5-21-2 (seventh), 3-21-4 (eighth), 5-22-1 (seventh). But in his second year…
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Longest Home Ice Streaks

With the UND women locking up home ice for a sixth year in a row and the men on the verge of doing it for a 14th straight season, I thought it would be interesting to look up which college hockey programs have had the most simultaneous success for both their men’s and women’s programs…
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WCHA Race Shaking Out

The UND women’s team took a major step this weekend toward a top-four finish and home ice in the first round of the playoffs for the sixth consecutive season by sweeping Minnesota Duluth in Duluth. That was the program’s first-ever sweep in Duluth. The past three seasons, UND got a win and a tie in…
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Friday Morning Reading

By now, most of you know that Cam Johnson owns the school record for the longest shutout streak ever. You know about his inauspicious start to his college career and how he has eliminated doubters this season. But there’s so much about Cam Johnson that you probably do not know. He’s a kid who has…
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Weekly Wednesday Update

UND goaltender Cam Johnson has played two full weekends so far this season. He’s come out of both weekends as the NCHC goalie of the week. Because of that, I’m guessing he’s most likely to be in net Friday night when UND starts its showdown with Denver, but coach Brad Berry didn’t declare a starter…
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