Brett Olson scored a team-high 19 points to lead Denver to a 78-71 victory over Division II Alaska Anchorage in the Great Alaska Shootout on Saturday.
Olson hit 7 of 11 from the field and sank four crucial 3-pointers late in the second half. He also had five rebounds and five assists. Chris Udofia scored 15 points with seven assists and four blocks. Jalen Love had 13 points, a pair...
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During a first round game of the NCAA Men’s Hockey Tournament Denver Pioneers forward Nick Shore delivered a cheap shot right to the bottom of New Hampshire Wildcats forward Kevin Goumas’ jaw. Goumas was reaching out for a puck that was sailing through the air at shoulder level, when Shore skated right for him and delivered a blow to his head. Goumas went down right away...
The player nicknamed The Machine for his relentless energy on the court was nearly shut down, his basketball career finished.
Denver guard Chase Hallam fractured a vertebra and herniated a disk in his back simply by rolling over in his sleep late last season. Doctors feared he might never play again.
Through rehab and rest, though, the lone senior for Denver returned at the start...
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March 05, 2013
Denver guard Chase Hallam is relishing his return to the court this season after a back injury nearly ended his career.
Hallam fractured a vertebra and herniated a disk late last year by simply rolling over in his sleep. Doctors feared his career just might be finished.
Through rehab and rest, the lone senior returned in time to start the season and is leading the squad with his...
Royce O'Neale had 14 points, five rebounds and five assists to lead Denver to a 66-60 victory against New Mexico State on Saturday.
Brett Olson and Chris Udofia added 13 points each for the Pioneers (19-8, 14-2 Western Athletic), who won their eighth straight game and inched closer to clinching the No. 2 seed in the conference tournament.
Bandja Sy had 21 points and 11 rebounds...
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March 02, 2013
Denver Pioneers goaltender Juho Olkinuora might have made the save of the year on Friday night against North Dakota. If anything, it’s the best save from the College hockey season and the only save close to it right now was made exactly one week ago by St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen. After making a save on the initial shot, Olkinuora had to dive across the crease to knock...
Fighting Sioux (University of North Dakota) vs. Denver Pioneers (University of Denver, #14 Tom May), WCHA Final FIVE 2008 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
This season, since the NHL lockout has been over, NBC Sports Network has been doing a weekly rivalry game on Wednesdays nights between the various NHL teams.
This Friday night, there will be another rivalry game on NBC Sports...
Grand Forks, ND – It's not mystery that the Denver Pioneers and the University of North Dakota don't like each other very much.
I would compare the historic rivalry to the Hatfield’s and McCoy’s feud. There are hours and hours of video on YouTube that back this up.
Tonight's game, didn't quite go to script as both teams for the most part played...
According to @thnryankennedy, Quentin Shore might be leaving the Denver Pioneers for the Portland Winterhawks.
— Cody Nickolet (@WHLFromAbove) December 5, 2012
My twitter feed has an interesting tweet pop up in the last few minutes. Apparently, there is a rumor out there that Denver Pioneers forward/defenseman Quentin Shore might be leaving the Pioneers mid-season to play...
Chris Udofia scored 17 points and Denver beat Texas A&M-CC 68-51 on Wednesday night in their home opener.
Udofia was 5 of 7 from the field and had seven rebounds. Brett Olson scored 11 points, including three 3-pointers, for the Pioneers. Royce O'Neale finished with 5 points, seven rebounds and five assists.
Denver (1-1) led 31-23 at halftime.
Hameed Ali led the Islanders...
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November 15, 2012
The Badgers WCHA tournament hopes were crushed Sunday after a 3-2 overtime loss to the Denver Pioneers.
Mark Zengerle got the Badgers on the board first with a shorthanded goal in the second period, but Denver tied the game shortly after with a goal from Ty Loney. Wisconsin went into the second intermission with a 2-1 lead after a late goal by Tyler Barnes, but Denver was able...
Minnesota's Kyle Rau was given a five minute major and a game misconduct for his hit on Denver Pioneers forward Jason Zucker, it's a high hit and the kind we are trying to elliminate from all levels of hockey. Is this hit worthy of a suspension? I don't think so. The video replay isn't that good, so it's hard to tell if Rau hit Zucker with an elbow...
Image via WikipediaIt appears that the Denver Pioneers have gotten some good news as two of their key players have returned from injury. It will be interesting to see how well Sam Brittain plays.
Mike Chambers, Denver Post --- Two of the University of Denver's most important defenders are close to returning to a depleted lineup. Pioneers coach George Gwozdecky said sophomore...
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