Double trouble: Denver Pioneers are No. 1 in hockey and lacrosse

The University of Denver hockey team leapfrogged Minnesota-Duluth for the No. 1 national ranking in three major polls Monday and the DU men’s lacrosse team remained No. 1 after defeating Duke on Saturday. It’s the first time in school history the hockey and lacrosse teams — both perennial national powers — are No. 1 at the same time. The hockey team is coming off a two-game...
Via The Denver Post
20 hours ago

No. 2 Pioneers earn consecutive 5-2 wins at Miami

For the first time since the formation of the NCHC in 2013, the No. 2 DU Pioneers completed a weekend sweep of the MU RedHawks on Saturday night, capturing a 5-2 victory at Steve Cady Arena to improve to 12-10-2 all-time versus Miami. Winners of seven straight, the Pioneers remain atop the NCHC Standings with two weeks of action remaining in the regular season. “We’re really...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago

Denver Pioneers sweep Miami RedHawks with another 5-2 win

  The Denver Pioneers came into Miami looking for a sweep against the RedHawks in this weekend series. The game started with a lot of special teams action with Miami pulling the first power play of the night. Though Denver was able to kill it off, Miami took the momentum of the man advantage and get an early 1-0 lead off a top shelf goal by Carson Meyer. At about the midway point...
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago

DU’s Connor Cannizzaro scores 200th career point in win over Duke

The [1/1] University of Denver men’s lacrosse program pulled away late against [14/15] Duke on Saturday afternoon in-front of the 15th-straight sellout at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium. The Pioneers improved to 2-0 on the year while the Blue Devils fell to 2-2. 2016 Tewaaraton Finalist Connor Cannizzaro led the scoring with six points on four goals and two assists, becoming the...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago

Denver downs Miami, 5-2, to stay atop NCHC

The No. 2 DU Pioneers emerged victorious from a highly-entertaining hockey game on Friday night, downing the MU RedHawks at Steve Cady Arena to remain atop the NCHC Standings. Denver took a 2-0 lead into the second intermission only to see Miami tie things up at two apiece in the opening half of the third period. The visitors then stormed back, netting three unanswered goals in...
Via Mile High Sports
3 days ago

Butcher, Gambrell and Terry all score as Pioneers defeat Miami

  DENVER – Despite a third period push by the Miami Redhawks, the No. 2 ranked Denver Pioneers pulled off a 5-2 victory on Friday night. “It’s great for our team to be able to win games like these with big momentum swings,” head coach Jim Montgomery said after the game. “That’s going to happen a lot in the NCHC Playoffs and in the NCAA Tournament and the response we...
Via BSN Denver
3 days ago

Finlay starting to find role with the Pioneers

  There is a player on the No. 2 ranked Denver Pioneers that, although small in stature at 5-foot-7, is pretty easy to notice on the ice due to his combination of speed and skill. That’s Liam Finlay, a freshman forward out of Kelowna, British Columbia. After a slow start with his new team, Finlay is starting to blossom as a Pioneer; he’s tallied eight points in the last six...
Via BSN Denver
5 days ago

Denver fends off furious W. Illinois rally to win 78-72

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) Daniel Amigo scored 26 points and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds to help Denver avoid a second-half collapse and beat Western Illinois 78-72 on Tuesday night. Brandon Gilbeck had a pair of dunks to bring the Leathernecks within 73-72 with 1:46 to play. Thomas Neff made a pair of free throws for Denver with 20 seconds left, WIU's Garret Covington missed a double...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

DU wins 12th straight matchup with Colorado College

  DENVER – The No. 2 ranked Denver Pioneers dominated their cross-town rivals the Colorado College tigers 4-1 on Saturday night to complete the season sweep. That is the Pioneers 12th straight victory over their rivals as they went 4-0 this season. That was the Pioneers 20th win of the season, making it 16 straight seasons that DU has hit that mark which is the longest streak...
Via BSN Denver
9 days ago

Michigan State Hockey falls to Denver Pioneers, 2-1

EAST LANSING — The unranked Michigan State Spartan Hockey team (0-2-0) took on the Denver Pioneers (2-2-0) in the Spartans’ home opener at Munn Ice Arena. The Spartans brought in 10 new players for the season, hoping to add depth to the team. Being one of the youngest teams in the Big Ten conference, head coach Tom Anastos ‘knows it will take time but hopes the new players...
October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Denver Pioneers looking ‘gold’ for conference playoffs

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit As the National Collegiate Hockey Conference is set to get underway this weekend, the Denver Pioneers are excited about where they’ve come...
Via Mile High Sports
March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Denver Pioneers heating up as they head outdoors to face Colorado College

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit While the attention of the casual hockey fan in Denver might be on the upcoming “Battle on Blake” – the outdoor game that will pit...
Via Mile High Sports
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Pioneers bring out the brooms, DU wins 2-1 to complete sweep of Minnesota-Duluth

WHEN/WHERE Saturday, January 23, 2016 / Game 24 Magness Arena / Denver, CO The University of Denver Pioneers hockey team took it to the Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs again on Saturday night at Magness Arena, earning a sweep on the weekend with a 2-1 victory. Denver got off to a much better start to the game on Saturday night as compared to Friday night’s game, as they took an early...
Via BSN Denver
January 24, 2016  |  Discuss

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