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OTB Ranks UND's Incoming Class Fifth

Jasper Kozak-Miller from the recruiting blog "Over the Boards" has Ranked UND's incoming class 5th. Just for the record, this is how the top-five classes were ranked: 1.) BU 2.) Boston College 3.) UNO 4.) Notre Dame. As we know, ranking in the preseason are meaningless, and hockey is played on the ice. That being said, UND's freshman class should be pretty good...
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WCHA Introduces WCHA.TV

Today, the WCHA announced its video streaming package. What caught my eye was the price. It’s extremely expensive. Check out these prices below. Recently, the NCHC releases it's prices and the cost is about 90.00 for the season. Obviously, the NCHC has less games. The NCHC also has a decent national television package. Season Pass ($160) – For less than $1 per game, fans...
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Boston Bruins: Defenseman Johnny Boychuk Might end up a Causlity

<div style="background-color: white; color: #a7a7a7; display: inline-block; font-family: "Helvetica Neue",Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 11px; max-width: 396px; width: 100%;">#492463271 / gettyimages.comThe Boston Bruins have a salary cap mess, this is well documented. As a result of their current salary cap debacle, it looks like defenseman Johnny Boychuk...
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Minnesota State Picked First in WCHA Coaches’ Poll and Media Poll

2014-15 Mankato Free Press WCHA Men’s Hockey Preseason Coaches’ PollRk Team (1st place votes) Points1. Minnesota State (9) 81 2. Ferris State (1) 673. Michigan Tech 644. Bowling Green 575. ...
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UND Second in USCHO Poll

<span lang="EN" style="font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 12pt; line-height: 107%; mso-ansi-language: EN;">1 Minnesota (36) 978 <span lang="EN" style="font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 12pt; line-height: 107%; mso-ansi-language: EN;">2 North Dakota (2) 874 <span lang...
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Copper and Blue Fillets Dillon Simpson

<div style="background-color: white; color: #a7a7a7; display: inline-block; font-family: "Helvetica Neue",Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 11px; max-width: 487px; width: 100%;">#484200933 / gettyimages.comIf you haven't seen this hatchet job, check it out. Apparently, Benjamin Massey of Copper and Blue doesn't think very highly of former UND defenseman...
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Wendy Ward on Kevin Ward Jr’s death, Why was the Toxicology Report Even An issue?

<div style="background-color: white; color: #a7a7a7; display: inline-block; font-family: "Helvetica Neue",Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 11px; max-width: 594px; width: 100%;">#456152564 / gettyimages.comLast week, it was announced that NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Tony Stewart will not be charged criminally in the death of fellow sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr...
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Zach Parise not a fan of the Dump and Chase

<div style="background-color: white; color: #a7a7a7; display: inline-block; font-family: "Helvetica Neue",Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 11px; max-width: 594px; width: 100%;">#488511295 / gettyimages.coms/t to Chris Peters. Former UND All-American Zach Parise isn’t a fan of the dump and chase. I know a few UND hockey fans that will agree with Zach’s opinion...
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Boston Bruins Re-Sign Tory Krug and Reilly Smith

<div style="background-color: white; color: #a7a7a7; display: inline-block; font-family: "Helvetica Neue",Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 11px; max-width: 594px; width: 100%;">#489867267 / gettyimages.comGood news for the Boston Bruins, they have "finally" re-signed former college hockey stars Tory Krug (Michigan State) and Reilly Smith (Miami University...
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UND's National TV Schedule

<span style="font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";">Sat. <span style="font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";">10/11/2014 <span style="font-family: "...
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Does Former Gopher Goon Stu Bickel have a Chance of Making the Wild

<div style="background-color: white; color: #a7a7a7; display: inline-block; font-family: "Helvetica Neue",Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 11px; max-width: 594px; width: 100%;">#181165895 / gettyimages.comIf former Minnesota Gopher Goon Stu Bickel is going to make the Minnesota Wild out of training camp, it’s going to be as a fourth line punching bag.  You...
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Pioneer Press: Wild's Justin Fontaine: Small-town boy starting to make big impact

Speaking of former college hockey players. Former UMD Bulldog Justin Fontaine is in camp with a new contract trying to cement a roster spot with the Minnesota Wild. Fontaine is on a two-way contract so he could end up playing for the Iowa Wild to start the season. Chad Graff, Pioneer Press -- Justin Fontaine insists this Wild training camp is no different from last year's...
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BBC: Boston Mayor Backs Belfast Bid for Major Ice Hockey Tournament

This would be a first. I wonder what kind of a crowd a college hockey game would draw in Belfast, Ireland? I can't imagine that the Boston Garden would want to just let another venue have the Bean Pot. BBC.COM - Boston mayor Marty Walsh has given his backing to a bid to bring a major ice hockey tournament to Belfast in 2016. While visiting the Odyssey Arena, Mayor Walsh offered...
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UND First in Preseason Poll

NCHC Preseason Poll 1. North Dakota – 181 points (12 first-place votes) 2. Miami – 167  (9) 3. St. Cloud State – 151 (4) 4. Denver – 117 (0) 5. Minnesota Duluth – 112 (0) 6. Omaha – 73 (0) 7. Western Michigan  - 67 (0) 8. Colorado College – 32 (0)Last year, Miami was number one in the preseason poll, so, I am not sure UND wants to have this honor.
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Grand Forks Herald: Task force on Fighting Sioux Replacement Has First Meeting

#111872726 / gettyimages.comIt would appear that we have more clarity from the nickname task force. The nickname task force had their first meeting on Wednesday. Also, the nickname task force will be coming up with the process to select a new nickname for UND. That makes me happy. This is the kicker, the nickname task force's purpose is not to pick an actual nickname, they...
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Breaking News: Tony Stewart not charged in death of Kevin Ward Jr.

#455739536 / gettyimages.comI apologize to the readers that don't follow sprint car racing, once in a while I will stray into other areas not related to college hockey or the NHL.I am also a big time racing fans and this is a big development in the racing world and I covered this story extensively as it happen back in August. For those that don't know, Stewart is also the...
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New Haven Register: ‘EZ-AC’ Hockey a thing of the past

#484640483 / gettyimages.comHere's a good article about ECAC Hockey and how they have gone from being a league that many college hockey fans scoffed at, to a league that's now looked at as being "the" power conference in college hockey. The ECAC has won the last two Frozen Four and that's an accomplishment that nothing to sneeze at. Seriously. Especially...
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UND Hockey: Get Your GameDay App

UND Hockey Fans, don't forget to get your GameDay App. It's free, just click on the appropriate link below. Hockey Season, starts in 11 days. I have a Samsung Mega and this app looks great on my phone. Fans can download the app now on the App Store (link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/und-north-dakota-gameday/id824982957?mt=8) and on the Google Play Store (link: https...
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Big Ten Hockey Conference TV Schedule

The Big Ten Hockey Conference released their television schedule for the 2014-15 season. 2014-15 MEN’S HOCKEY TELEVISION SCHEDULE (All times Eastern)DATE                               TIME                      MATCHUP                                                               ...
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UND Women Fourth in WCHA Head Coaches' Preseason Poll

2014-15 WCHA Head Coaches’ Preseason PollRk       Team (1st place votes)              Points1          Minnesota (6)                               482          Wisconsin (2)                                 443          Minnesota Duluth                 ...
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Hockey East Coaches’ Preseason Poll

1. Providence (7) 1272. Boston College (3) 1203. Notre Dame 944. Northeastern (1) 905. New Hampshire 866. Boston University 837. UMass Lowell (1) 798. Vermont 75 9. Maine 74 10. Merrimack 37 11. Massachusetts 33 12. Connecticut 26 The Hockey East coaches have spoken, and they're not giving UCONN any love.
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ECAC Hockey Coaches Poll

1) Colgate 2) Union 3) Cornell4) Yale 5) Quinnipiac 6) Dartmouth 7) Brown 8) Clarkson 9) RPI 10) Harvard 11) SLU 12) Princeton Here's the ECAC preseason coaches poll. I am surprised that Union isn't number one.
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College Hockey: 13 Days Until the 2014-15 Season Begins

The College Hockey regular season starts in... pic.twitter.com/xg5w81VF38— NCAA Ice Hockey (@NCAAIceHockey) September 22, 2014It's a Johnny Hockey until the 2014-15 college hockey exhibition season begins. There are actually 18 days until the regular season beings. UND starts off the regular season against the BSU Beavers in a non-conference home-and-home series, October 10...
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San Jose Sharks Pugilist Scott Adds Security

#483142281 / gettyimages.comAccording to CapGeek.com, former Michigan Tech Husky defenseman John Scott is paid $700,000.00 a year to skate around the ice and beat people up. Scott plays an average of 6.44 minutes a game. Other than fighting abilities, Scott has no other hockey talents. His Corsi numbers aren't that good either. That’s quite the racket. Kevin Kurz, CSCNBAYAREA...
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Daily Beast Reporter Eli Lake refers to Washington Redskins as ‘Washington Racists’

Philadelphia Eagles 34 Washington Racists 27.— Eli Lake (@EliLake) September 21, 2014If you haven't seen these tweets, Daily Beast national security reporter Eli Lake, referred to the Washington Redskins as ‘Washington Racists’... Apparently, the reporter was cued in to a the Twitchy story and has since said that tweets were coming from the perspective of the Philadelphia...
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