UMD Women Land High-scoring Sophomore Taylor Anderson Of Eagan

Minnesota Duluth landed a three-year varsity veteran forward from Eagan High School who’s led the Wildcats in goals scored. And she’s only a sophomore. Taylor Anderson verbally committed to join the Bulldogs in 2018-19 via her Twitter account late Wednesday night. She began playing on the Wildcats varsity as an eighth grader, scoring 12 goals…
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Former Thunderhawks Goalie Hunter Shepard Commits To UMD For 2016-17

Grand Rapids High School’s award winning duo from 2013-14 is being reunited in Duluth this fall. Former Thunderhawks goaltender Hunter Shepard verbally committed to play for Minnesota Duluth in 2016-17, joining former teammate Avery Peterson, who transferred to the Bulldogs in January. A full list of UMD recruits for 2016-17 and beyond can be found…
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Bulldogs Add 20-year-old Forward Jade Miller From NAHL’s Austin Bruins

The Austin Bruins of the North American Hockey League announced their captain, forward Jade Miller out of Minto, N.D. (not Minot), has committed to play for Minnesota Duluth in 2016-17. Miller turns 21 in July. Miller was second on the Bruins in scoring with 51 points this season and his team-high 29 goals was one…
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UMD Women: Brykaliuk, Morin Back As Captains Again Next Year For Bulldogs

Ashleigh Brykaliuk and Sidney Morin will return as captains for Minnesota Duluth in 2016-17, the team announced Tuesday via Twitter. Brykaliuk, who as a senior next year will wear the ‘C’ for the second season in a row, finished with 18 goals and a team-high 29 assists for a team-high 47 points as a junior…
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Three Future Bulldogs In Final NHL Central Scouting Service Rankings For 2016 Draft

Future Minnesota Duluth forward Riley Tufte of Blaine, Minn., continues to be projected as a potential first-round pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft to be held June 24-25 in Buffalo, N.Y. In the final NHL Central Scouting Service rankings released Tuesday, Tufte remains at No. 17 among North American skaters, as he was during…
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Matt’s Final USCHO.com Division I Men’s Ballot

Minnesota Duluth finished the 2015-16 season ranked No. 9 in the final USCHO.com Division I men’s poll of the season and No. 12 in the final USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll. The Bulldogs began the year ranked No. 2 by USCHO.com and No. 3 by USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine. Below is the final ballot I…
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How The Bulldogs Fared At The IIHF Women’s World Championship

Former Minnesota Duluth captain Zoe Hickel took part in a gold medal celebration for the second year in a row Monday night as the United States beat Canada 1-0 in overtime in the 2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship final, in Kamloops, British Columbia. Alex Carpenter, who just completed her senior season at Boston College, scored…
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Postgame: Boston College 3, Minnesota Duluth 2 (NCAA Northeast Regional Final)

Minnesota Duluth saw its season come to an end in the NCAA Northeast Regional final for the second year in a row by a 3-2 margin, this time to Boston College at DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. Below are my thumbs up and thumbs up from Saturday’s game, plus my three stars of the night. Thumbs up to the Bulldogs ability to…
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Pregame Warmup: Minnesota Duluth Vs. Boston College (NCAA Northeast Regional Final)

Fourth-seeded Minnesota Duluth takes on second-seeded Boston College at 8 p.m. CDT today in the NCAA Northeast Regional final at DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. Today’s game is being televised on ESPNU. There are also viewing parties tonight at Grandma’s, Tavern on the Hill, Sneakers, Dubh Linn and Green Mill. You can also follow me on Twitter at twitter.com/mattwellens for updates.…
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Postgame: Minnesota Duluth 2, Providence 1 2OT (NCAA Northeast Regional Semifinal)

Minnesota Duluth beat defending national champion Providence 2-1 in double overtime on Friday in a Northeast Regional semifinal at DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. The Bulldogs will now play Boston College at 8 p.m. CDT on Saturday in the Northeast Regional final with a trip to the Frozen Four in Tampa, Fla. on the line.…
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