DNT: UMD, Amsoil Arena Deem Ice Breaker A Success, Would Like To Host Tournament Again

Officials at Minnesota Duluth and Amsoil Arena said last weekend’s Ice Breaker Tournament featuring UMD, Minnesota, Michigan Tech and Union went off without a hitch. The only hiccup anyone could really point to was the Huskies hoisting the tournament trophy at the end instead of the Bulldogs. Minus that minor detail, the 21st edition of…
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UMD Men Get Commitment From Hill-Murray Defensemen

Hill-Murray sophomore defenseman Brett Oberle verbally committed to Minnesota Duluth on Sunday via Twitter. Listed at 5-foot-10 on last year’s roster, Oberle totaled two goals and seven assists as a freshman, helping Hill-Murray reach the state tournament. “Excited and honored to announce my commitment to play hockey at the University of Minnesota-Duluth,” Oberle tweeted. “Thanks…
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Postgame: Bulldogs Fast Start Doesn’t Lead To Ice Breaker Title

Minnesota Duluth fell short of winning the 2017 Ice Breaker Tournament at Amsoil Arena, falling 4-3 to Michigan Tech on Saturday despite jumping out to a 2-0 lead in the first period. The Huskies converted on their first three power play chances and scored on four of their first nine shots to beat the Bulldogs.…
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Postgame: New Faces, Same Result For Bulldogs Against Golden Gophers

Minnesota Duluth opened the 2017-18 season on Friday with eight new faces in its lineup, including seven freshmen, but the result against the rival Minnesota Golden Gophers remained the same. The Bulldogs picked up their eighth-straight victory over the Gophers, scoring a 4-3 overtime victory in front of 7,203 fans at the Ice Breaker Tournament…
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DNT: Boston College Finishes Sweep Of Bulldogs

Minnesota Duluth outshot Boston College 32-26 on Friday afternoon, but couldn’t stave off a sweep in a 4-1 loss to the third-ranked Eagles at Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, Mass. Read more at duluthnewstribune.com.

Bulldog Insider: Get Hungry For The Ice Breaker At Amsoil Arena This Weekend

Check out this week’s Bulldog Insider to get caught up on the Duluth News Tribune’s coverage of UMD athletics. This week’s edition features everything you need to know (like what to eat!) going into the Ice Breaker Tournament taking place today and Saturday at Amsoil Arena. Check out this week’s edition here. You can subscribe…
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DNT: Bulldogs Have Plenty Of Options At Center Going Into Season Opener Against Gophers

Minnesota Duluth’s lineup on the blue line and in goal is expected to be very fluid for the first few weeks of the 2017-18 season after the Bulldogs lost a combined six regulars in those two positions. And coach Scott Sandelin has advised everyone to expect the same thing up front at forward, even though…
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DNT: Amsoil Arena’s New Foods Include Sturdy, Down-home Dishes (with Video)

The novelty pick for this year’s new concession foods at Amsoil Arena looks like it was inspired by Bridgeman’s, but tastes like a Sunday dinner. Or rather, sundae dinner. It’s a heap of mashed potatoes with pot roast, gravy and corn, topped with a cherry pepper. The pot roast sundae is, of course, served in…
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College Men’s Hockey Preview: 21st Annual Ice Breaker Tournament

The Bulldogs won an NCHC postseason title and played for a national championship a year ago. They enter Friday’s game with a seven-game winning streak against the rival Gophers that dates to the 2014-15 season. The most recent meeting was a 3-2 UMD victory in the semifinals of last year’s North Star College Cup in…
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College Men’s Hockey: Amsoil Arena Built For The Big Stage, Like This Weekend’s Ice Breaker

Duluth’s Amsoil Arena is the site of the 21st annual Ice Breaker Tournament this weekend and not since the 2012 NCAA Women’s Frozen Four has the almost seven-year-old building hosted a college hockey tournament of this magnitude. But no one inside Amsoil is worried. That’s because the home of Minnesota Duluth men’s and women’s hockey…
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