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DENVER PIONEERS

Josh Berlo has served as athletic director at the University of Minnesota Duluth since 2013. The Pioneers are members of the NCHC and NCAA Division I Summit League.
Trailing by a goal, the Denver Pioneers exploded for five goals in the final 20 minutes for the program's record-tying ninth NCAA hockey crown.
Long before Reggie Lutz was born, his father Danny faced a medical challenge that he has stared down and never let affect what he does as a hockey dad. Also: Gophers forward Schmidt honored for classroom work, and Denver is a surprisingly good seafood town.
Denver played the defensive game it needed to play in the NCAA Frozen Four semifinals, limiting powerful Michigan's offense and holding off the Wolverines long enough to win in overtime and advance to the national title game.

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Michigan wants to run-and-gun, Minnesota State Mankato wants to do its own thing, and Denver's Bobby Brink wants to advance and maybe play his boyhood heroes for the NCAA title as the NCAA Frozen Four semifinals get underway.
The trophy given to the top player in men's college hockey will be returning to Minnesota, one way or another, as two Minnesotans and a Chicagoan who plays in Minnesota are the three finalists for the Hobey Baker Award.
Minnesota Duluth's run of four straight NCAA Frozen Fours comes to a close via 2-1 loss to Denver in regional final.
The game pits two of the most successful teams in college hockey in the past couple years. The Bulldogs won the national title in 2018 and 2019 and finished second to Denver in 2017.
Denver transfer Cameron Wright was on the 2018-19 Bowling Green team that lost in overtime to UMD in the NCAA regional in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Kobe Roth adds an empty-net goal with 20.5 seconds left to help Bulldogs beat Denver, 2-0

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Denver, North Dakota, Western Michigan and Minnesota Duluth will vie for the conference tournament title and an automatic bid to the NCAA Division I men's hockey tournament this weekend at Xcel Energy Center.
Sophomore goaltender Zach Stejskal played his first game since his testicular cancer diagnosis and backstopped the Bulldogs to victory after junior goaltender Ryan Fanti was unable to finish the game.
The Pioneers score three in the second period while UMD is unable to capitalize on an early major power play.

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