Found October 20, 2011 on Puck Daddy:
In August, North Dakota's Board of Higher Education formally decided to retire UND's use of the "Fighting Sioux" as a nickname and logo, as the NCAA held firm that the moniker is offensive to Native Americans and that the university would be sanctioned if it didn't eliminate it. The issue remains hotly contested in state politics, as some North Dakota representatives feel the NCAA sanctions are too severe to continue this fight. Other want to fight on: There could be further legislation this fall to force North Dakota to retain the nickname. As part of those efforts: An estimate of the name change's financial impact, tabulated by UND officials. University President Robert Kelley's estimate? That wiping away Fighting Sioux from the university's facilities, uniforms and elsewhere will cost nearly $750,000. From the Grand Forks Herald: The bulk of Kelley's cost estimate is $575,000 to develop a new nickname and logo, counting research, development...

Tim Mathern has bill to repeal UND Fighting Sioux nickname law

Image via WikipediaDemocratic senator Tim Mathern from Fargo, ND has a bill to repeal the Fighting Sioux nickname law. For those who don't know who Mathern is, he is the Democratic Senator that ran against and lost to then North Dakota Governor John Hoeven in the 2008 election. Chuck Haga; Grand Forks Herald ---- Sen. Tim Mathern, D-Fargo, said today that he has a bill ready...

Get your media guides today...

I case anyone is looking for the new Fighting Sioux media guide you can buy one for 25.00 by clicking on the link below. GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Fans of Fighting Sioux men’s hockey can now order their own printed copy of the 2011-12 Fighting Sioux men’s hockey media guide. The media guides serve as the ultimate season preview and historical document for every Sioux fan, containing...

The tale of two periods.

If you look at the shots charts from last Saturday’s game between the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux and the University of Maine Black Bears you will see that the Fighting Sioux gave up a lot of quality shots from the slot in the second period. In the third period, the Fighting Sioux limited the Black Bears to three quality shots in the slot but unfortunately gave...

A Look at the Numbers - Fighting Sioux Hockey

Name, Yr GP G A Pts.▼Pt/GP PIM GW PPG SHG +/-  Ben Blood, D, Sr41120.52100-2 Mario Lamoureux, F, Sr40110.250000-1   123 2   -3            Danny Kristo, F, Jr42571.7520204 Corban Knight, F, Jr43361.560013 Carter Rowney, F, Jr41230.750010-1 Andrew MacWilliam, D, Jr4000040000 Joe Gleason, D, Jr40110.332000-1   61117 14   5 Brock...

Minister of Offense Still Out!!! Grimaldi and O'Donnell out

This just is not good news for the Fighting Sioux hockey team. Related articlesHockey Prospectus on Forbort and Grimaldi ( Hump Day Links... ( Hockey is in the air... ( Burke on Frattin - "He's going to get a good look in camp." (

Through these doors- Episode 2 Part 1

Through These Doors is an awesome series and nice look into the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux hockey program. It appears according to @UNDSID that Through These Doors will come out every Thursday. This should also put you in the mood going into the Wisconsin Badgers series.

Badgers vs Sioux

Image via WikipediaFighting Sioux forward lines 16 Mark MacMillan–10 Corban Knight–7 Danny Kristo 9 Mario Lamoureux–29 Brock Nelson–15 Michael Parks 28 Stephane Pattyn–27 Carter Rowney–11 Derek Rodwell 8 Dan Senkbeil–14 Taylor Dickin–20 Joe Gleason Defensive Parings 4 Derek Forbort–24 Ben Blood 2 Andrew MacWilliam–5 Nick Mattson 18 Dillon Simpson–22...

Retiring nickname will cost North Dakota $750K

It will cost the University of North Dakota about $750,000 to retire the Fighting Sioux nickname and logo, President Robert Kelley says.
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