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Frozen Four Preview- ‘Eichel… We’re Comin For Ya’

As fans of their beloved Sioux hockey team flock to Boston, I sit here in Grand Forks typing on my laptop.  Adult things got in the way this year so I am admittedly disappointed that I won’t get to see UND … Continue reading

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West Regionals- ‘Neutral Site’

The fans and students alike could not have asked for a better performance from UND at the NCAA’s “neutral site” of Fargo, North Dakota.  They responded at the end of the weekend with numerous chants from “Sioux For-ever” to the … Continue reading

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NCAA Tournament Predictions- ‘Road to 8oston’

Here we find ourselves for the lucky 13th straight year.  A shot to attain the final goal that is the measuring stick of the Sioux program.  That measuring stick is a national championship and nothing less.  The sixteenth conference championship was a nice feather … Continue reading

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Weekend Predictions- ‘The Great Gaardini’

If someone could picture a better ending to this senior class’ last game in The Ralph, I’d like to hear it.  The game seemed slightly reminiscent of last year’s 1st round game against the Tigers with both teams getting into … Continue reading

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Weekend Predictions- ‘Playoff Hockey’

The most exacerbating, excruciating and exciting time of the college hockey season has arrived. It’s time for the playoffs, where a team’s season is hanging by the thread of a goalie’s kick save or a favorable bounce off the post.  … Continue reading

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Weekend Takeaways- ‘Overrated?’

The fans in Oxford, Ohio celebrated a Redhawks’ Saturday night victory with an “overrated” chant directed at the University of North Dakota hockey team.  I can only surmise these fans are either brain-dead or did not attend Friday’s game to … Continue reading

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Weekend Predictions- ‘Welcome to Miami’

“I’m going to Miami, welcome to Miami” is what the players are probably blaring over the charter plane’s speakers on the way to tropical Miami this weekend. I have to say I’m a bit jealous as the winter hasn’t relented … Continue reading

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