College hockey reporter for the Duluth News Tribune covering the Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs men's and women's teams, as well as the NCAA Division III programs at St. Scholastica and Wisconsin-Superior.
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Indeed, the senior class has been the best of the Bulldogs in 2016-17. It's a highly motivated group that has wanted nothing more than to avenge its back-to-back NCAA regional final losses from the previous two seasons. The Class of 2017 did just that over the weekend at the NCAA West Regional in Fargo, N.D., as Minnesota Duluth scored a pair of 3-2 overtime victories over Ohio State and Boston University to reach next week's Frozen Four at United Center in Chicago.
Minnesota Duluth is heading to Chicago to play in the 2017 NCAA Frozen Four April 6-8 at the home of the Chicago Blackhawks, United Center. The Bulldogs beat Boston University 3-2 in overtime on Saturday in the NCAA West Regional Championship at Scheels Arena in Fargo to get there. Read more .
FARGO, N.D. — It may have taken them an extra one minute and 57 seconds, but the Bulldogs are heading back to the NCAA Frozen Four. Sophomore center Adam Johnson of Hibbing ripped a power-play goal into the back of the net early in overtime to give top-seeded Minnesota Duluth a 3-2 victory over Boston University on Saturday night in the NCAA West Regional championship at Scheels Arena.
Top-seeded Minnesota Duluth will take on second-seeded Boston University at 5 p.m. at Scheels Arena in Fargo, N.D. in the NCAA West Regional Championship. The winner advances to the NCAA Frozen Four April 6-8 in Chicago. Read more .
FARGO, N.D. — While most of the college hockey world spent the week focusing on a potential NCHC Frozen Faceoff championship rematch between North Dakota and Minnesota Duluth in the NCAA West Regional final in Fargo, the Bulldogs senior class had its eye on another team in the West bracket. The seven-member Class of 2017 was fixated on a potential rematch with Boston University, after the Terriers sent UMD packing from the NCAA tournament two years ago in the NCAA Northeast Regional Championship in Manchester, N.H.
Minnesota Duluth continues to keep each and every game of the 2016-17 season interesting. The latest chapter was Friday night in Fargo, N.D. where the Bulldogs needed overtime to beat Ohio State 3-2 in the NCAA West Regional semifinals at Scheels Arena. Read more .
FARGO, N.D. — A year ago Minnesota Duluth defenseman Willie Raskob set up forward Karson Kuhlman for the game-winning double-overtime goal against Providence in Worcester, Mass., to send the Bulldogs to the NCAA Northeast Regional final. On Friday, in the West Regional semifinals at Scheels Arena, Raskob was the one recording the game-winner, scoring his fourth goal of the season 11:58 into overtime to give the Bulldogs a 3-2 victory over Ohio State.
Minnesota Duluth is back in the NCAA tournament for a third consecutive season, but this time a lot closer to home to take on the fourth-seeded Ohio State Buckeyes at 5:32 p.m. in a West Regional semifinal at Scheels Arena in Fargo, N.D. Read more .
FARGO, N.D. -- Prior to becoming head coach at Ohio State in 2013, Steve Rohlik spent 10 seasons as an assistant coach under Minnesota Duluth’s Scott Sandelin. The two arrived in Duluth in 2000 to take over a program that had just one regular-season title and one NCAA tournament appearance in 15 years.
No. 1 Minnesota Duluth vs. No. 4 Ohio State What: NCAA regional semifinal When: 5:30 p.m. Friday Where: Scheels Arena, Fargo, N.D. Records: Minnesota Duluth is 25-6-7 overall; Ohio State is 21-11-6