Future Bulldog Bizal Retires From Hockey Due To Concussions

The Blake School junior goaltender Olivia Bizal, who was committed to play for Minnesota Duluth starting in 2019-20, has stepped away from hockey due to multiple concussions. The 16-year-old told Dave Schwartz in an article posted Friday on StateOfHockey.com that she decided to walk away from the game after taking a knee to the head…
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Bulldog Insider: UMD Men’s Hockey To Retire Curt Giles No. 4

It’s gameday again in Duluth with the Minnesota Duluth men’s hockey team hosting Western Michigan in WCHA play at 7:07 p.m. today and Saturday at Amsoil Arena. This weekend the Bulldogs will retire the No. 4 of two-time captain and All-American defenseman Curt Giles. His story is the lede of this week’s Bulldog Insider, the News…
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Crowell: Rooney Playing For Team USA Is Good For Rooney, The Country And UMD

Goaltender Maddie Rooney out of Minnesota Duluth backstopped the U.S. Women’s National Team to another victory on Wednesday in the 2017 Four Nations Cup, making 20 saves in a 4-2 defeat of Canada in Wesley Chapel, Fla. Bulldogs coach Maura Crowell was asked about Rooney, a junior, during her weekly press conference earlier in the…
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DNT: Spurrell, McCormack Step Up For Banged-up Bulldogs

With injuries mounting, Minnesota Duluth coach Scott Sandelin was asked Saturday after a pair of losses in St. Cloud about the luxury of having a pair of spare seniors he could turn to. The coach’s response: “It’s nice right now to have anybody to come in.” Thankfully for Sandelin, he didn’t have to turn to…
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UMD Men Get Hilderman And Peterson Back, But Swaney Remains Out.

Minnesota Duluth is getting two players back from injury for this weekend’s home NCHC series against Western Michigan at Amsoil Arena. Puck drop is 7:07 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Here’s the rundown and status of the five who missed time at St. Cloud State last week due to injury: Freshman forward Nick Swaney: OUT,…
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Rooney Backstops Team USA To Win In Opener Of 2017 Four Nations Cup

Minnesota Duluth goaltender Maddie Rooney stopped 11 of the 13 shots she faced to backstop the U.S. Women’s National Team to an 8-2 victory over Finland on Tuesday to open play in the 2017 Four Nations Cup in Wesley Chapel, Fla. Emily Pfalzer had a hat trick for Team USA, which continues tournament play today…
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Hermantown Sophomore, Son Of Former Bulldog Commits To UMD Men’s Program

Blake Biondi, a 15-year-old forward from Hermantown whose father played four years at Minnesota Duluth, verbally committed via Twitter on Tuesday to continue his family’s legacy and play for the Bulldogs in the future. Biondi’s father, Joe, scored 40 goals and 49 assists in 143 career games at UMD from 1989-93. “Proud to announce my…
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Will Campion No Longer With UMD Men’s Program

Sophomore defenseman Will Campion of Seaford, N.Y., is no longer with the Minnesota Duluth men’s hockey program, coach Scott Sandelin said Saturday after his shorthanded Bulldogs were swept in a series at St Cloud State.

Postgame: Five Injuries Too Much For Bulldogs To Overcome At St. Cloud State

Down five key players due to injury, Minnesota Duluth was beaten by St. Cloud State 5-0 on Saturday afternoon at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center in St. Cloud, giving the second-ranked Huskies an NCHC series sweep. Below are my thumbs up and thumbs down from Saturday’s loss, plus my three stars of the game. Thumbs…
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Mikey Anderson Out Today At St. Cloud State, Bringing Injury Total To Five For Bulldogs

Minnesota Duluth has added freshman defenseman Mikey Anderson to its lengthy injury report, meaning senior defenseman Nick McCormack will get into his second game of the season this afternoon at St. Cloud State. Puck drop for Game 2 of the NCHC series is set for 4:07 p.m. on Fox Sports North Plus. Here’s a current look…
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