North Dakota’s Ryleigh Houston Transferring To Bulldogs

North Dakota’s second-leading scorer from 2016-17 is transferring to Minnesota Duluth for 2017-18. Freshman forward Ryleigh Houston of Winnipeg, Manitoba, announced her intention to transfer to the Bulldogs on Wednesday via her Instagram account. She posted eight goals and 18 assists a year ago in Grand Forks. Houston’s 26 points ranked second among WCHA freshmen…
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Rundown Of UMD Women’s Commitments For 2017-18 And Beyond

NEW LOCATION OF RUNNING LIST: http://bulldoghockeyblog.areavoices.com/womens-recruits/

SCSU’s Motzko Will Return To Coach Team USA At 2018 World Junior Championship In Buffalo

After leading Team USA to a gold medal in 2017 in Montreal, St. Cloud State’s Bob Motzko will once again coach the U.S. National Junior Team in 2018 at the IIHF World Junior Championship Dec. 26, 2017-Jan. 5, 2018 in Buffalo, N.Y. Motzko’s return to the Team USA bench as head coach is a bit of…
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2017 NCHC Early Departures

Now that the offseason has finally arrived for the Minnesota Duluth men’s hockey program, I’m reviving my running list of NCHC early departures. You can check out the carnage from 2016 here. A record 11 underclassmen left the NCHC a year ago. So far, nine underclassmen have left the league early. Four are sophomores and three…
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Warroad’s Roth Signs NLI To Join UMD Men In Fall Of 2017

Former Warroad High School standout Kobe Roth signed his National Letter of Intent on Wednesday to join Minnesota Duluth for the 2017-18 season. Roth, 20, is in his first full USHL season with the Des Moines Buccaneers, who open the Clark Cup playoffs Friday against the Sioux City Musketeers. Roth has 12 goals and 19…
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Bulldogs In The 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

The 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs get underway tonight and if you’re a fan of the Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs, and are looking for a team other than the Minnesota Wild to root for (say you are a lost and confused Detroit Red Wings fan whose team is not in the playoffs for the first time…
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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 Bold indicates player projected to join Bulldogs in 2017-18 Transfers Peter Krieger, C, Alaska (WCHA) – Eligible Fall 2017 1997 birth year * Nick Swaney, RW, Waterloo (USHL) * Kobe Roth, LW, Des Moines (USHL) Koby Bender, LW, Muskegon (USHL)  1998 * Scott Perunovich, D, Cedar…
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2017-18 UMD Men’s Hockey Schedule Takes Shape With Release Of NCHC Schedule

The NCHC released its composite conference schedule today, so we have a good idea of what the 2017-18 schedule will look like for the Minnesota Duluth men’s hockey team. Some notes: The October portion of the schedule was originally provided by Bruce Ciskie and confirmed by coach Scott Sandelin on Tuesday. Until UMD releases its…
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Postgame: After Never Quitting In 2016-17, Returning Bulldogs Should Think Twice About Leaving In Offseason

Minnesota Duluth fell 3-2 to NCHC-rival Denver on Saturday in the NCAA championship game at United Center in Chicago. It’s the third consecutive season in which the Bulldogs capped things off with a 3-2 loss, but in 2016-17, UMD was able to vanquish their demons from the regional finals and get all the way to…
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Gameday: Bulldogs Vs. Pioneers For The NCAA Title At 7 P.m. In Chicago

This is it. Today is the final day of the 2016-17 NCAA men’s ice hockey season and the Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs are still playing. UMD will take on NCHC-rival Denver at 7 p.m. CT at United Center in Chicago for the NCAA championship. The national championship will be broadcast on ESPN and at WatchESPN.com. You can…
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