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The Penrose Trophy Makes an Appearance at the Ralph.

The Penrose Trophy (2/14/2014)Hey there, Penny! #NCHC #PenroseCup Cc: @TheNCHC #beauty http://t.co/4FJbpSXhOk— Jackie (@JDeMolee) February 15, 2014Tonight at @TheREA @UNDMHockey Fans gawk at the #PenroseCup, the reg season trophy for @TheNCHC on it's tour of conf pic.twitter.com/53PBH6nPDO— Kyle Doperalski (@Kyle_Doperalski) February 15, 2014@TheNCHC That #PenroseCup is much...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

UND vs. Miami game one

UND Forward Lines 28 Stephane Pattyn (A)–19 Rocco Grimaldi–27 Luke Johnson9 Drake Caggiula–16 Mark MacMillan–15 Michael Parks (A) 21 Brendan O’Donnell–13 Connor Gaarder–11 Derek Rodwell20 Gage Ausmus – 29 Bryn Chyzyk–17 Colten St. Clair UND Defense Pairings 18 Dillon Simpson ©–24 Jordan Schmaltz5 Nick Mattson–6 Paul LaDue4 Keaton Thompson – 2 Troy StecherUND...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

USA Hockey: The best hockey team you've never seen

Dave Hogg, FOX Sports Detroit wrote this article and I thought it was worth a look. Good stuff here. Some things to think about as USA Hockey plays in the 2014 Sochi Olympics games. ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- "The U.S. is a powerhouse now, and you can see the envy in the programs from other countries," U-17 coach Don Granato said. "There's a fear factor for them -- it is scary to see the...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Through These Doors 310 Educated Guess

Another great job by the Through These Doors crew.
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

UND Women's Hockey's impact on the Sochi Games

Yesterday, I sat down with UND Women's coach yesterday and he has some interesting things to say. Lets just say, the coach is excited for the stretch run when his Olympic players return from Sochi... Also very proud of his current and former players that are participating in the Olympics. This weekend, the UND women play the MSU-M Mavericks in their final home series at the Ralph...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

UND Hockey: Game time change for Friday's game against Miami

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – A reminder to University of North Dakota fans that Friday night’s men’s hockey game against Miami University will begin at 7:38 p.m. Central due to the CBS Sports Network broadcast of the game.The game tickets for Friday night, which were printed prior to the 2013-14 television scheduled being released, incorrectly indicate a 7 p.m. start time.Saturday’s...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Sochi games - Twitter

Here are a few things that caught my eye today... 2014 Winter Olympics. Ice hockey. Women. Canada vs. USA pic.twitter.com/SsuViQjilW— RIA Photos (@riaphotos_en) February 13, 2014Men's team lines are posted #DawnsEarlyLight pic.twitter.com/h60YSBV1KM— USA Hockey (@usahockey) February 13, 2014Wow, play was well offside. pic.twitter.com/4epaz7dSpj— Pete Blackburn (@PeteBlackburn...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekend Match-Ups (by Donn)

I would like to wish a Happy Valentine’s Day to every one of the Goon’s World Fans reading this weekend’s article.  With another full weekend of NCHC games will any team be showing any love for their opponent?  I don’t think so!  NCHC STANDINGS 2013-2014Team………………………W-L-T-SW………PointsSt. Cloud St……………….9-4-3-0…………...30Minnesota...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

US Women's Hockey: Visual Evidence that the puck was not in the net

This is where the puck was when the whistle blew. pic.twitter.com/L55TyL8Hj3— World of Isaac (@WorldofIsaac) February 12, 2014Here's visual evidence from twitter where the puck was when the whistle had blown. The refs incorrectly ruled that Canada had scored a goal.
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

(video) 2014 Beanpot Highlights

The Boston College Eagles win the Beanpot yet again. The Eagles are smoking hot right now unbeaten in 15 games (14-0-1), that's the longest in the nation, that's their fifth Beanpot in a row. Also, the Eagles forward Johnny Gaudrea (25g-33a—50pts), is smoking hot right now, and in the last six games has scored (5g-6a—11pts).How would you like to be a goaltender? The forward line...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Beer Fridge Cheers Canadian Olympians at Sochi

Canada's Olympic House in #Sochi has a #beer fridge that only opens with Canadian passport. pic.twitter.com/FuvSUA86hJ" @bustedcoverage— Carter (@SideCG) February 10, 2014Great news if your Canadian, eh? Related articlesFree beer in Sochi, if you're Canadian (redalertpolitics.com)Free Beer at Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics... Only with Canadian Passport (breitbart.com)Molson's Sochi...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Erik Johnson suspended two games by the NHL

Former Gopher Eric Johnson Suspended two games by the NHL for his dirty slash on New York Islanders forward Frans Nielsen. Personally, I think it should be longer. NEW YORK - Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson has been suspended for two games, without pay, for slashing New York Islanders forward Frans Nielsen during NHL Game No. 878 in New York on Saturday, Feb. 8, the National...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Gopher defenseman Erik Johnson looking at a Shanaban

Former Golden Gophers and current Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson is facing supplemental discipline for this dirty/brutal slash on Islander New York Islanders forward Frans Nielsen. It will be interesting to see what kind of punishment is given to Johnson. NHL.COM --- Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson will have a phone hearing Tuesday with the NHL Department...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Team Russia's lines

s/t to RMNB Puck Daddy's Dmitry Chesnokov reported the lines.Forwards:Alex Ovechkin – Evgeni Malkin – Alexander Semin Vladimir Tarasenko – Artem Anisimov – Nikolai Kulemin Alexander Radulov – Aleksandr Svitov – Ilya Kovalchuk Alexander Popov – Alexei Tereschenko – Viktor TikhonovDefensive pairings:Anton Belov – Nikita Nikitin Alexei Emelin – Evgeni Medvedev Andrei...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

UND vs. UMD - Tickets still Available

Get your tickets at umdbulldogs.com... It's worth the trip if you can swing it.
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

(Video) USA Women blitz Switzerland 9-0

It was a very good day for the American women, Monique Lamoureux, Amanda Kessel, Kendall Coyne each scored two goals for team USA.First period -- 1. USA, Monique Lamoureux (Jocelyne Lamoureux, Meghan Duggan) 9:20; 2. USA, Brianna Decker (Amanda Kessel, Hilary Knight) 10:07; 3. USA, Kessel (Kendall Coyne) 10:15; 4. USA, Knight (Kelli Stack, Julie Chu) 14:23; 5. USA, Kessel (Coyne...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Good Afternoon, thought I would put up a few pictures that I found on twitter today. Some good stuff out there today. Some hockey humor as well as a few Olympic pictures.That's so hot. RT @CapitalsHill: The Kessels head to Sochi and you guessed it, here's a combo of the siblings we made pic.twitter.com/Cn7WEjvuJA— Кевин Янг (@kevinyoung90) February 10, 2014 Doughty, Canada...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Poll Monday, UND 17th

USCHO.com Division I Men's PollFebruary 10, 2014Team(First Place Votes)RecordPointsLast Poll1Boston College(47)21- 4-399722Minnesota( 3)19- 4-591713Union19- 6-388944Ferris State20- 6-381754Quinnipiac20- 5-581736St. Cloud State15- 6-574667Massachusetts-Lowell19- 7-371578Wisconsin16- 8-2646129Providence15- 7-5618810Michigan14- 7-35091011Cornell12- 5-5493912Northeastern16- 9-34741113Yale12...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Team USA Lines and Defense Pairings?

These are correct. For today at least. RT @SI_sarahkwak: D pairs are:Fowler-Suter; mcdonagh-Carlson; shattenkirk-Martin; orpik-Faulk (https://twitter.com/SI_sarahkwak/status/432939873473794048)This appears to be the forward lines and defense pairings in practice so far for the American Team. Love the All-WCHA line of Zach Parise, David Backes and T.J. Oshie. Sarah Kwak (@SI_sarahkwak...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Just for comparison sake, I thought I would take a look at a few of the top players in our league as well as a few nationally… I think sometimes we don’t give our opponents enough credit, but there’s some good players in division I college hockey. In the NCHC, the forwards for SCSU, Miami and UNO are very good. Also, I included SLU because UND played them and split with them...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Tale of two Clarke Saunders

Coming to Saturday’s game, Clarke Saunders has been rock solid in net, posting a 2-1-0 record, with a 2.03 goals against average and a 933 save percentage. In Friday night’s game against Nebraska-Omaha, Saunders was very good, stopping 31-of-33 shots in route to a 4-2 victory.What a difference a night makes.In Saturday’s game against the Mavericks, Saunders gave up six goals...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska-Omaha head coach Dean Blais tossed from game

During UNO's 6-3 win against UND, Nebraska-Omaha head coach Dean Blais was tossed from the game by NCHC official Andy Thiessen for not putting a player in the penalty box after his team took an unsportsmanlike penalty.  No one really knows what was said, for the Mavericks to get an unsportsmanlike bench penalty.“We dealt with some adversity at the start of the game,” UNO...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

UND vs. UNO game two lines

UND Forward Lines21 Brendan O’Donnell–19 Rocco Grimaldi–27 Luke Johnson9 Drake Caggiula–16 Mark MacMillan–15 Michael Parks (A)28 Stephane Pattyn (A)–13 Connor Gaarder–11 Derek Rodwell29 Bryn Chyzyk–17 Colten St. Clair– 22 Andrew PanzarellaUND Defense Pairings18 Dillon Simpson ©–24 Jordan Schmaltz5 Nick Mattson–6 Paul LaDue4 Keaton Thompson –  2 Troy StecherUND...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

UND vs. UNO game one shot charts

As you can see by the shot charts, UND was under attack in the second period and Clarke Saunders kept UND in the game. Many of the shots he faced were in close from the slot. Eight of those 18 shots were from between the faceoff dots. It might not have been UND’s best effort, but UND found a way to win, despite being outshot 33-22. UND will try to get the sweep against the Mavericks...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Look who's on top in the NCHC

I know there's a lot of hockey left, but the log jam at the top continues.
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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