UMD freshman Joey Anderson watches the puck as Western Michigan's Cam Lee defends during the second period Friday at Amsoil Arena. (Brett Groehler/UMD)

Bulldogs’ Joey Anderson Named To Team USA Preliminary Roster For World Junior Championship

Minnesota Duluth freshman wing Joey Anderson was one of 27 players named on Monday to the 2017 United States Junior National Team preliminary roster for the IIHF World Junior Championship to be be played Dec. 26-Jan. 5 in Montreal and Toronto. Anderson, a native of Burnsville, Minn., will miss the No. 1-ranked Bulldogs’ nonconference home-and-home…
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Polls: UMD Women Are Back To No. 3 While Bulldogs Men Prepare For Another 1 Vs. 2 Matchup

Minnesota Duluth remains the No. 1 team in both national polls this week after back-to-back weekends off and waiting for the Bulldogs after the prolonged bye still at No. 2 nationally is Denver, which hosts UMD on Friday and Saturday at Magness Arena. UMD collected 44 of 50 first-place votes in the latest USCHO.com poll…
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UMD Men Receive Verbal Commitment From Justin Richards, Son Of NHL Coach Todd Richards

Justin Richards is coming back to Minnesota, but not to play for his well-known father’s alma mater. The 18-year-old forward for the Lincoln Stars of the United States Hockey League verbally committed Monday to play for No. 1-ranked Minnesota Duluth in the future. Justin Richards is the son of current Tampa Bay Lightning assistant coach…
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Rundown Of UMD Men’s Commitments For 2017-18 And Beyond

UMD men’s hockey recruits * – indicates player signed NLI for 2017-18 season 1997 birth year * Nick Swaney, RW, Waterloo (USHL) Kobe Roth, LW, Des Moines (USHL) Koby Bender, W, Muskegon (USHL)  1998 * Scott Perunovich, D, Cedar Rapids (USHL) Cole Koepke, F, Sioux City (USHL) Justin Richards, C, Lincoln Stars (USHL) 1999 * Mikey Anderson, D, Waterloo (USHL) * Matt…
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Polls: UMD Men And Women Hold Steady At No. 1 And No. 4, Respectively

The Minnesota Duluth men maintained its No. 1 ranking in the USCHO.com and USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine polls Monday after a bye week while the Bulldogs women remain at No. 4 in the USCHO.com poll following a road sweep at Harvard. The UMD men actually lost a first-place vote in the USCHO.com poll this week,…
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Rundown Of UMD Women’s Commitments For 2017-18 And Beyond

UMD women’s hockey recruits * – indicates player signed NLI for 2017-18 season Class of 2017 (2016-17 HS seniors) * Anna Klein, F, Edina HS * Monique Aanenson, F, NAHA (Moorhead, Minn.) * Naomi Rogge, F, Eden Prairie HS * Lindsay Czech, D, Wayzata HS * McKenzie Revering, D, Alexandria HS * Megan Pardy, F,…
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Future Bulldogs, Hermantown’s Aamodt Named To 2016 U.S. Junior Select Team

Two future Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs and a native of Hermantown were among the 21 players selected on Tuesday for the 2016 U.S. Junior Select Team that will compete at the World Junior A Challenge Dec. 9-17 in Bonnyville, Alberta. Hermantown’s Wyatt Aamodt, who recently verbally committed to Minnesota State-Mankato, will join future Bullldogs Mikey Anderson…
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UMD Men Receive Verbal Commitment From Minnetonka Junior

The No. 1-ranked Minnesota Duluth men’s hockey team continued to build for the future on Tuesday morning, receiving a verbal commitment from Minnetonka High School junior forward Luke Loheit. The first-year high school player announced his decision to become a Bulldog in the future via Twitter. “I’m very proud to announce my commitment to play hockey…
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Postgame: NCHC-leading Bulldogs Hang On To Finish Sweep Of Omaha

Second-ranked Minnesota Duluth built a 3-0 lead in the second period and then hung on for a 3-2 NCHC victory on Saturday to earn a sweep of Nebraska-Omaha at Baxter Arena. Below are my thumbs up and thumbs up from Saturday’s win, plus my three stars of the night. Thumbs up to Hunter Miska That was not a made up anecdote in…
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Pregame Warmup: Bulldogs Look To Pick Up Sweep In Omaha Prior To Two-week Layoff

Second-ranked Minnesota Duluth will play its final game before a two-week layoff at 7:07 p.m. tonight at Nebraska-Omaha’s Baxter Arena. UMD won on Friday 6-4. Because of a scheduling quirk, the NCHC-leading Bulldogs are off the next two weekends before traveling to Denver on Dec. 9-10 for their final conference series of 2016. I asked…
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