Offseason News And Notes: Crowell Named Head Coach Of U.S. U18s

Minnesota Duluth’s Maura Crowell is taking over as head coach of the U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team in 2018-19, USA Hockey announced Wednesday. Crowell, who just finished her third season as head coach of the Bulldogs, was an assistant coach for Team USA’s U18s in 2015-16 and the associate head coach in 2017-18. Both times…
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DNT: UMD Hires Hermantown’s Krause As Assistant Coach

Another former Bulldogs captain is returning to Amsoil Arena. Minnesota Duluth announced Friday the hiring of Hermantown native Adam Krause as an assistant coach on Scott Sandelin’s staff. Krause replaces Duluth native Brett Larson, who last month was hired as the head coach at St. Cloud State. The 26-year-old Krause is the second former Bulldogs…
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Brodt, Elmes To Captain UMD Women’s Squad In 2018-19

Minnesota Duluth sophomore defenseman Jalyn Elmes was not only honored as the team’s most valuable player on Thursday during the team’s awards banquet, she was bestowed a letter for next season as well. The Bulldogs 2017-18 captain, sophomore forward Sydney Brodt, will once again wear the ‘C’ for UMD in 2018-19, but so well Elmes…
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Offseason Notebook: Brykaliuk’s Back, Spring Recruiting Picks Up

Happy spring Bulldogs fans. Here’s a rundown of some recent happenings for both the men’s and women’s programs. Brykaliuk back with Bulldogs I heard about the possibility of this awhile back, and now it’s official. Former UMD women’s captain Ashleigh Brykaliuk is back with the Bulldogs, this time as an assistant coach. Brykaliuk wore the ‘C’…
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UMD Women Land Chicago-area Goaltender For 2020

Minnesota Duluth received a verbal commitment Thursday from Chicago-area goaltender Viola “Jojo” Chobak, who will join the program in the fall of 2020. Chobak, a junior out of Glenbrook South High School, recently backstopped the Chicago Young Americans 19U team to a bronze medal this season at the USA Hockey Girls Tier I championship, posting…
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UMD Men Get Hit With First Early Departure: Joey Anderson

The 2018 NCAA champion Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs got hit with their first early departure of the offseason on Sunday when sophomore wing Joey Anderson signed with the New Jersey Devils. You can read about his three-year contract and what went into that decision here. This was the early signing I think everyone expected considering what…
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Jared Thomas Signs With AHL’s San Antonio Rampage

Minnesota Duluth senior forward Jared Thomas of Hermantown has signed with the San Antonio Rampage of the American Hockey League for the 2018-19 season. He’s currently there on an amateur tryout for the remainder of the 2017-18 season. Thomas is the second member of the 2018 NCAA champion Bulldogs to sign a professional deal, joining…
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Bulldog Insider: UMD Celebrates National Championship, Olympic Gold Medalists

It’s the season-finale of Bulldog Insider, which this week takes a look back at a celebratory week for the Minnesota Duluth men’s and women’s hockey programs. On Tuesday, the Bulldogs celebrates the men’s national championship at Amsoil Arena. On Thursday, they welcomed home Olympic gold medalists Maddie Rooney and Sidney Morin with a party in…
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Bulldogs’ Healey Signs Pro Deal In Swedish Women’s Hockey League

Minnesota Duluth senior defenseman Jessica Healey has signed a deal to play professionally in Sweden next season. Healey, who just wrapped up a four-year career with the Bulldogs, will play for Jonkoping-based HV71 of the Swedish Women’s Hockey League (SDHL), the same team former UMD teammate Emma Stauber played for back in 2015-16. “It’s one…
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UMD Women Add Swedish Goaltender For 2018-19 Season

A Swedish teammate of former Minnesota Duluth defenseman Sidney Morin has been signed to push returning junior goaltender Maddie Rooney next season. UMD announced Wednesday Emma Soderberg of the Sweden Under-18 National Team has signed a national letter of intent, making her the ninth member of the Bulldogs 2018-19 freshmen class. Soderberg spent the 2017-18…
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