Gameday: UMD Women Host Minnesota Whitecaps In Exhibition

The Minnesota Duluth women’s hockey team opens the 2017-18 season today with an exhibition against the Minnesota Whitecaps at 4:07 p.m. at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Today’s game is one of three meetings between the Bulldogs and Whitecaps in Duluth with two more scheduled for the second half of the season. For more on the…
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NCHC Writers Break Down The Upcoming Season At Media Day

Wednesday at NCHC Media Day at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, I sat down with Mick Hatten of the St. Cloud Times, Brad Schlossman of the Grand Forks Herald and Tony Boone of the Omaha World Herald to break down the upcoming NCHC season. The News Tribune recorded the reporters round table discussion and…
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NCHC Notebook: Former Hilltopper Peterson Looking To Bounce Back With Huskies After Offseason Hip Surgery

Early last season, St. Cloud State forward Judd Peterson of Duluth seemed well on his way to surpassing his sophomore scoring totals of 16 goals and seven assists. The former Duluth Marshall Hilltopper recorded nine goals and four assists before Christmas, but after the holiday break he only could muster two and two as the…
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NCHC Media Day 2017 Rundown

The NCHC held its annual media day Wednesday at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, site of the 2018 Frozen Faceoff. Below are a few stories from today from the Forum Communications team: Minnesota Duluth coach Scott Sandelin and Karson Kuhlman were on hand to answer questions from the media. The News Tribune’s Samantha Erkkila got…
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UMD Men Picked To Finish Fourth In NCHC Preseason Poll

Minnesota Duluth was picked to finish fourth in the NCHC according to the 2017-18 preseason media poll released Tuesday. 2017-18 NCHC Preseason Poll Denver (30 first-place votes), 240 points St. Cloud State, 187 North Dakota, 172 Minnesota Duluth, 160 Miami, 104 Western Michigan, 102 Nebraska-Omaha, 83 Colorado College, 32 Read more at duluthnewstribune.com.

Bulldogs Women’s Assistant Coach Chris Connolly Resigns

Just four days before an exhibition to open the 2017-18 season, the Minnesota Duluth women’s hockey program announced the resignation of assistant coach Chris Connolly on Tuesday. The Duluth native was about to enter his second season with the Bulldogs women’s hockey team. Connolly said he resigned to take a sales position in the Twin…
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Monday News And Notes: UMD Women Ranked Fifth By USCHO, Men Left Off Preseason NCHC Squad

The Minnesota Duluth women’s team is picking up where it left off after the conclusion of the 2016-17 season ranked No. 5 in the 2017-18 USCHO.com preseason NCAA Division I women’s poll released Monday. Defending national champion Clarkson garnered 10 of the 15 first-place votes to come in at No. 1, followed by Wisconsin in…
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UMD Women Begin Season With Media Day, First Official Practice

The Minnesota Duluth women’s hockey team is holding its first official full practice of the 2017-18 season as I type this. Prior to practice, players and head coach Maura Crowell met with local media at Amsoil Arena. The News Tribune will be coming out with a special UMD men’s and women’s hockey insert in the…
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Bulldogs’ Crowell Named To News Tribune 20 Under 40

Minnesota Duluth women’s hockey coach Maura Crowell was honored by the News Tribune as part of is 20 Under 40 Awards on Wednesday. 20 Under 40 recognizes young professionals in the Duluth community who are doing good things for the area. Crowell is entering her third season with the Bulldogs. Last season she led UMD to…
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Key Upcoming Dates For Bulldog Men’s And Women’s Hockey

Don’t let all those college hockey countdowns on Twitter fool you. The season is very much underway, with the women’s WCHA coaches holding their preseason conference call and releasing their preseason poll/awards on Tuesday. Here are some more dates to keep an eye on as we approach real games later this month. Tuesday, Sept. 12:…
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