DNT: The 2017-18 UMD Men’s Hockey Roster (as It Stands Now) By The Numbers

You can’t blame Minnesota Duluth sports information director Bob Nygaard for taking his time posting the 2017-18 Bulldogs men’s hockey roster to UMDBulldogs.com. Based on this offseason, it’s probably best to wait until that first exhibition on Oct. 1 against the University of Alberta.

DNT: Women’s WCHA Turns To Crowdfunding To Help Offset League Expenses

In the wake of North Dakota cutting its women’s hockey program, WCHA women’s commissioner Katie Million told the News Tribune she and the league needed to start thinking outside the box to generate revenue. That mindset led the WCHA to announce a crowdfunding campaign Thursday to help fund the league’s expenses and lessen the financial…
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Justin Richards Nabs Roster Spot Voided By Adam Johnson’s NHL Signing

Lincoln Stars center Justin Richards signed his National Letter of Intent last week to play for the Minnesota Duluth men’s team in the fall, making him the ninth freshman on the Bulldogs’ roster for 2017-18. Richards, who turned 19 in March, is coming up a year earlier than planned after center/wing Adam Johnson of Hibbing…
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Jake Hale Named To 2017 U.S. Under-17 Select Team For Five Nations Tournament

Minnesota Duluth verbal commitment Jake Hale out of Minneapolis was named Thursday to the 2017 U.S. Under-17 Select Team for the Five Nations Tournament Aug. 23-27 in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Hale was one of twenty players selected for the team after this week’s USA Hockey Boys Select 16 Player Development Camp in Amherst, N.Y. Also…
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Former Bulldogs Defenseman Carson Soucy All Business At His Fifth Wild Development Camp

You may have seen a tweet on Tuesday from Michael Russo, the Minnesota Wild beat reporter for the Minneapolis Star Tribune. He had a chance to chat with Wild coach Bruce Boudreau, who apparently liked what he saw from former Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs defenseman Carson Soucy during the first of two prospect scrimmages at the…
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Avery Peterson Will Not Petition NCAA For Another Year Of Eligibility, Making 2017-18 His Last At UMD

For Grand Rapids native and Minnesota Duluth forward Avery Peterson, the 2017-18 season will be his last in college hockey. Peterson — who will be a senior academically and NCAA eligibility-wise in 17-18 — transferred to the Bulldogs in January of 2016 after a year and a half at Nebraska-Omaha. Peterson made the move in…
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Updated: Running List Of Bulldogs Invited To 2017 NHL Prospect Development Camps

It’s NHL prospect development camp season. Here’s a running list of past, present and future Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs taking part in camps this year. New Jersey Devils Joey Anderson, returning sophomore forward (2016 draft pick) Minnesota Wild Carson Soucy, outgoing senior defenseman (signed 2013 draft pick) Avery Peterson, returning senior forward (2013 draft pick) Nick Swaney,…
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Bulldogs Lose Adam Johnson Late To NHL After Pittsburgh Penguins Sign Hibbing Native

Hibbing native Adam Johnson has signed a two-year entry level contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins after attending the team’s development camp last week. The 23-year-old forward would have been a junior and assistant captain on the Minnesota Duluth hockey team next season, but instead the former Hibbing/Chisholm Bluejacket has decided to pass on his final…
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DNT: UMD Women To Play St. Cloud State Outdoors On Hockey Day Minnesota

Minnesota Duluth’s road game against St. Cloud State on Jan. 20 has been moved outside to Lake George, it was announced Wednesday as part of the Hockey Day Minnesota 2018 lineup. The Bulldogs and Huskies will play the second game of a two-game WCHA series at 1 p.m. and it will be broadcast on Fox…
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DNT: Toninato Will Not Sign With Maple Leafs And Become A Free Agent

Former Minnesota Duluth player Dominic Toninato will not sign with the Toronto Maple Leafs and on Wednesday confirmed his plans to become a free agent later this summer. The Leafs selected the 23-year-old Duluth native in the fifth round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft and retain his rights until Aug. 15. The Leafs could…
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