Perunovich, Shepard Named To All-NCHC Teams

Minnesota Duluth freshmen defenseman Scott Perunovich was named to the All-NCHC first team on Wednesday while sophomore goaltender Hunter Shepard landed on the second team. Perunovich, who was named to the league’s all-rookie team on Tuesday, led all NCHC defensemen in points (24) and goals (8) in conference play while finishing plus-12 with 21 blocked…
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DNT: Scoring Woes Derailed UMD Women’s Season, But Help Is On The Way

Minnesota Duluth coach Maura Crowell had plenty to say in the days after a disappointing, season-ending playoff loss to Bemidji State at Amsoil Arena. But nothing quite summed up the season quite like this sentence: “If you are not consistently putting the puck in the net throughout the course of the year, it can bite…
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Perunovich A Unanimous Pick For NCHC All-Rookie Team

Minnesota Duluth freshman defenseman Scott Perunovich was named to the six-member NCHC All-Rookie Team on Tuesday. Perunovich, who is eligible for the 2018 NHL Draft, led all freshmen and all defensemen in scoring in NCHC play this season, averaging a point per game with eight goals and 16 assists in 24 league games. His eight…
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Postgame: Captain Kuhlman Revives Bulldogs, Who Cap Regular Season With Victory

Minnesota Duluth capped the regular season with a 4-1 victory over Nebraska-Omaha in NCHC play on Saturday at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. With the win, the Bulldogs sent the Mavericks packing for the first round of the NCHC playoffs. Omaha will now travel to Grand Forks to play North Dakota. The Mavericks would have hosted…
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Bulldogs Receive Verbal Commitment From AJHL Veteran For Next Season

The Minnesota Duluth men’s program received a verbal commitment earlier this week from Tanner Laderoute, a 20-year-old forward from Edmonton who is currently playing for the Okotoks Oilers of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. “Proud to announce my commitment to @UMDMensHockey,” tweeted Laderoute. “I would like to thank my family, coaches, teammates, and friends who have…
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Postgame: Weninger Cools Off Bulldogs’ Offense, Gets Mavs A Big Win

Minnesota Duluth saw its four game winning streak come to an end Friday in a 4-1 loss to Nebraska-Omaha in NCHC play at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. After scoring 21 goals in those four wins, the Bulldogs were held to the single first period goal by sophomore wing Joey Anderson on Friday. Omaha goaltender Evan…
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Bulldog Insider: UMD Ready To Celebrate Seniors In Regular Season Finale

Hermantown native Jared Thomas and Duluth native Jake Randolph grew up as fans of Minnesota Duluth and made their college commitments just days apart in January 2012. Thomas decided to stay close to home and play for the Bulldogs. Randolph chose to go, following his gut 530-plus miles to Nebraska-Omaha. Neither has looked back to…
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DNT: ‘Hoagie’, Potter Among This Weekend’s UMD Hall Of Fame Inductees

Minnesota Duluth coach Scott Sandelin said shortly after he was hired back in 2000 to coach the Bulldogs men’s hockey program, Dale “Hoagie” Haagenson came to see him. Haagenson, who had been on the UMD staff since the 1981-82 season, wanted to know if Sandelin would keep the club’s volunteer assistant equipment manager and inspirational…
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DNT: Beavers Oust Bulldogs From WCHA Playoffs With Game 3 Upset

For the second consecutive season, the Minnesota Duluth women’s hockey program saw its season cut short via a heartbreaking postseason loss at Amsoil Arena. The only difference between this year and last was the 2016-17 team was ousted from the first round of the NCAA tournament, while the 2017-18 Bulldogs saw their season end Sunday…
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Sunday Olympic Digest: How The Bulldogs (and Saints) Fared In Pyeongchang

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea wrapped up Sunday. Below is how the Bulldogs (and Saints) fared in this year’s men’s and women’s hockey tournaments: Bulldogs in the Olympics Women’s Hockey United States (GOLD) Maddie Rooney (2015-present) In four starts, Rooney finished with a .946 save percentage and 1.16 GAA, including one…
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