Postgame: Special Teams Comes Up Short As Bulldogs Lose Sixth-straight To Denver

Minnesota Duluth’s defense of its 2017 NCHC Frozen Faceoff championship came to an end Saturday via a 3-1 loss to Denver in the semifinals of the 2018 NCHC Frozen Faceoff at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. UMD now plays North Dakota in the consolation game at 3:38 p.m. on Saturday, possibly needing the win…
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Bulldog Insider: UMD Ready To Defend NCHC Frozen Faceoff Title At Tournament’s New Home

Happy NCHC Frozen Faceoff weekend here in St. Paul where Minnesota Duluth begins its tourney title defense against Denver at 7:38 p.m. tonight at Xcel Energy Center. To get prepared and all caught up, check out this week’d edition of Bulldog Insider. There’s a lot of good stuff in there this week, most notably a…
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NCHC Awards: Bulldogs’ Perunovich Named League’s Rookie Of The Year

ST. PAUL — It’s a good thing Minnesota Duluth freshman defenseman Scott Perunovich got a seat close to the podium at the NCHC Awards Celebration Thursday at the Science Museum of Minnesota. Perunovich, the native of Hibbing, made four trips to the stage as the league’s Rookie of the Year and Offensive Defenseman of the…
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DNT: Bulldogs On Verge Of NCAA Bid, But There’s Still Work To Be Done At NCHC Frozen Faceoff

Minnesota Duluth heads into this weekend’s NCHC Frozen Faceoff in a great position to do something no other UMD team has ever done: qualify for four straight NCAA tournaments. But a trip to the 2018 Big Ice Dance is still by no means a lock yet.

DNT: 2017 NCAA Title Combatants Denver, UMD Set For Another Rematch At NCHC Frozen Faceoff

For the fifth time this season, the college hockey world will be treated to a rematch of the 2017 NCAA championship game. Third-seeded and defending NCHC postseason champion Minnesota Duluth will take on second-seeded and defending NCAA champion Denver on Friday in the semifinals of the NCHC Frozen Faceoff at the Xcel Energy Center in…
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Postgame: Another Day, Another Shutout For The Brick Wall From Cohasset, Minnesota

Minnesota Duluth is heading back to the NCHC Frozen Faceoff for a third consecutive year after sweeping Western Michigan in its best-of-three NCHC playoff series at Amsoil Arena this weekend. The Bulldogs followed Friday’s 5-0 win with a 2-0 win on Saturday, getting goals from freshman defenseman Louie Roehl and senior center Justin Thomas —…
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Postgame: Bulldogs Special Teams Take Center Stage In 5-0 Playoff Win Over Western

Minnesota Duluth opened its best-of-three NCHC quarterfinal series against Western Michigan with a 5-0 victory on Friday at Amsoil Arena. The Bulldogs now lead 1-0 going into Game 2 at 7:07 p.m. Saturday in Duluth. Below are my thumbs up and thumbs down from Friday’s victory, plus my three stars of the night. Thumbs up:…
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Bulldog Insider: Seniors McCormack, Spurrell Always At The Ready For UMD This Season

This week’s Bulldog Insider is highlighting senior defenseman Nick McCormack and senior center Sammy Spurrell, two players I feel have really been key pieces to the Bulldogs 2017-18 season. Neither of these guys are playing significant minutes these days and are often not in the lineup, but when you have a young team, it’s nice…
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Five Bulldogs Named Finalists For NCHC Awards

Five Bulldogs, including the head coach, were named finalists for NCHC awards on Thursday. Scott Sandelin is going against St. Cloud State’s Bob Motzko and Colorado College’s Mike Haviland for Herb Brooks Coach of the Year. Sophomore goaltender Hunter Shepard is up for Goaltender of the Year along with fellow Mike Richter Award semifinalists David…
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Shepard Named Finalist For National Goaltender Of The Year

Minnesota Duluth sophomore goaltender Hunter Shepard is one of 10 semifinalists for the 2018 Mike Richter Award, Let’s Play Hockey and the Herb Brooks Foundation announced Thursday morning. The Richter Award, now in its fifth year, honors the most outstanding goaltender each season in NCAA Division I men’s hockey. Shepard, the native of Cohasset who…
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