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Wild Recall Former UMD Defenseman Soucy

Carson Soucy was the assistant team captain of the '16-'17 Bulldogs team.

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled defenseman Carson Soucy from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL). Soucy, 23, has tallied 15 points (1-14=15), 55 penalty minutes (PIM) and a team-leading plus-12 rating in 67 games during his rookie season with Iowa. The 6-foot-5, 208-pound…

AILRC Hosts Spring Feast

The American Indian Learning Resource Center celebrates the start of a new year for the Ojibwe tribe.

DULUTH, Minn.- With the start of spring comes the start of a new year for the Ojibwe tribe; Which means it’s time for their annual feast at UMD. The American Indian Learning Resource Center collaborated with the Dance and Drum Exhibition from Northland community schools for the event, which serves as a way for students to experience the Ojibwe culture while…

Similar Surroundings, Different ‘Dogs

UMD Prepares For Back-to-Back Trips to The Frozen Four

DULUTH, Minn.- The countdown has begun for the UMD Bulldogs as they prepare for the Frozen Four down in St.Paul. Most fans are well aware of the teams last trip to the Xcel Energy Center back in 2011 when the ‘Doggies won it all. This years team however, is not concerned with that season, but rather last season, as the…

Mark Wick Out as CSS Men’s Hockey Coach

Wick was fired this morning after 14 years with the Saints.

DULUTH, Minn. — Brian Jamros, Director of Athletics at The College of St. Scholastica, has announced a change in the leadership of the Men’s Hockey program. “We thank Mark Wick for his 14 years of service during which time he recorded 190 victories and one NCAA Tournament appearance,” said Jamros. “Assistant Shawn Bartlette has been named Interim Head Coach. We…

UMD Hockey Departs For Sioux Falls

Faces Minnesota State-Mankato in NCAA Western Regional

  DULUTH, Minn.- What seemed like such a long shot just a few short days ago is now a reality for the UMD Men’s Hockey team as they pack their bags for Sioux Falls and the opening round of the NCAA Western Regional. One last practice on the ice at Amsoil Arena Wednesday as the ‘Dogs prep for their 3rd go…

Andy Welinski Recalled to Anaheim

Made NHL Debut December 11th

  ANAHEIM, Calif.-  Former UMD Defenseman Andy Welinski has been called back to the big leagues by the Anaheim Ducks. The Duluth native made his NHL debut December 11th, recording two assists in his first two games. Welinski was drafted by Anaheim 83rd overall in 2011. Anaheim plays a road game Wednesday with Calgary. Categories: Professional Sports, Sports, University of…

UMD, Mankato Set For Third Clash of Season

NCAA Western Regional

DULUTH, Minn- While most sports fans tore their busted brackets to shreds this weekend, the Bulldog Men’s Hockey team is happy with theirs as UMD returns to the NCAA Tournament for the 4th straight season. A rough weekend before the good news on Sunday, as UMD lost their 5th straight game to Denver in the opening round of the NCHC Frozen…

UMD’s Perunovich Named NCHC Rookie Of The Year

Karson Kuhlman Receives Leagues Sportsmanship Award

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn-  Hibbing native and UMD Freshman Scott Perunovich has been named the NCHC Rookie Of The Year as well as the Offensive Defenseman Of the Year. Last weekend against Western Michigan, Perunovich set UMD’s single–season scoring record for a freshman defenseman with 34 points. Senior Captain Karson Kuhlman won the leagues Sportmanship award. The Esko native has appeared in…

Shepard Confident in Defense as Frozen Faceoff Approaches

No.8 UMD Faces No.4 Denver in Round One

DULUTH, Minn- The countdown to the NCHC Frozen Faceoff grows shorter by the minute. The ‘Dogs are last years defending champs and yet again have this years automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament squarely in their sights. First however, they’ll have to get through the University of Denver and then either St.cCoud State or UND. Seven of UMD’s fourteen losses this…

No.8 UMD Faces Familiar Foe in No.4 Denver

The Bulldogs Have Lost Five Straight Previous Meetings with Denver

DULUTH, Minn- An unusual postseason for the UMD Men’s Hockey team, not because they’ve moved on to the NCHC semifinals, but because for the first time in program history they’re defending last seasons NCHC Frozen Faceoff crown and hoping to repeat as champions. No easy road, as the ‘Dogs draw No.4 Denver, the 2nd seed in the tournament, in the opening round…

Postseason Mentality Nothing New for UMD

UMD Mens Hockey Hosts Western Michigan in NCHC First Round

DULUTH, Minn- Do or die hockey arrives in Duluth this weekend as Western Michigan comes to town for the opening round of the NCHC playoffs. At the end of the regular season the ‘Dogs won 5 of 6 with their backs against the wall, so the concept of keeping their season alive is nothing new. Sophomore Forward Joey Anderson saying,…

Kohlwey Eyes Quick Start in Return to NCAA Championships

UMD Junior Danielle Kohlwey to Compete in 60m Hurdles, 200m Dash

DULUTH, Minn- UMD junior Danielle Kohlwey is headed for the 2018 NCAA Division II Championships this weekend in in Pittsburg, Kansas. Kohlwey now returns for back to back years, last year she barley missed qualifying for the 60–meter hurdle finals. This time around she will again compete in the 60–meter hurdles along with the 200–meter dash. Kohlwey saying a quick start…

Perunovich, Shepard All-NCHC, UMD Preps For Western Michigan

'Dogs Host Broncos in NCHC Opening Round

DULUTH, Minn- A few well deserved pats on the back for some UMD Bulldogs as Hibbing native Scott Perunovich and UMD goalie Hunter Shepard have made the All–NCHC 1st and 2nd team respectively. Conference playoffs are underway this weekend, UMD clinched home ice in the first round and will play host to Western Michigan. This past weekend at Amsoil Arena UMD split their…

UMD Hockey: Men Clinch NCHC Home Ice, Women Hold Youthful Future

Updates From Both UMD Hockey Squads

DULUTH, Minn- UMD hockey fans couldn’t have dreamed for a better outcome in last weekends series with Western Michigan. That’ four straight wins now as UMD heads into their final regular season series this weekend. UMD’s performance in Kalamazoo has earned them home ice come the NCHC postseason and its also been a serious confidence boost as UMD seniors, like captain Karson…

Women’s Olympic Hockey Team Brings Home the Gold

UMD Redshirt Goalie Maddie Rooney with Shootout Save

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – In a late night gold medal game versus the Canadians, the USA Women’s Olympic hockey team took the gold medal for the first time since 1988. 20-year-old UMD junior goalie Maddie Rooney became a hockey icon overnight making the final save in a shootout victory.  She was all smiles when the gold medal was placed around…

UMD Mens’ Hockey Seeks Consistency Vs. WMU

Bulldogs Swept Miami-Ohio Last Weekend

DULUTH, Minn- A trip to No.17 Western Michigan on tap for UMD this weekend. The Bulldogs are closer to where they want to be after a sweep over Miami-Ohio last weekend, but Head Coach Scott Sandelin still worried about consistency heading forward. “The lesson is you have to learn to sustain a high level of play over two games, not…

UMD Hosts Familiar Foe in WCHA Playoffs

Bulldogs Host Bemidji State

DULUTH, Minn- For the 3rd time in 4 years. the UMD Womens’ hockey team will face off with Bemidji State in the WCHA playoffs. UMD secured home ice this past weekend with a sweep over Minnesota State. Hopefully that’s the difference maker as neither UMD or Bemidji has earned back to back wins against one another this season. Head Coach…

Saints Top UMAC Baseball/ Softball Preseason Polls

St.Scholastica Picked to Repeat As UMAC Champions in Baseball and Softball

DULUTH, Minn- The UMAC Coaches Poll has picked St.Scholastica to win their 22nd straight confernce title. Wisconsin-Superior has been tagged to finish 3rd with 45 points, Northland Collge slates in at 5th. St.Scholastica also picked by the UMAC Coaches to repeat as the  conference champions with 61 points and 6 first place votes. Wisconsin-Superior  in at 4th with 47 points, but still received…

Fight To The Finish Could Benefit UMD Men’s Hockey

NCHC Playoffs Begin March 9th

DULUTH, Minn- A season that started lacking any consistency turned into a hot streak to start the new year, but has gone cold recently at the hands of now No.3 St.Cloud State University, and 2nd ranked Denver University. However, despite the recent string of losses the ‘Dogs still have a shot at home ice advantage come the NCHC postseason, and a fight to…

UMD Women’s Hockey: Sweep and Stay Home

WCHA Playoffs Begin February 23rd

DULUTH, Minn- The UMD Women’s Hockey team has been on the up-tick as of late, earning a pair of wins from No.6 Ohio State and spiting their most recent home series with the top ranked Badgers. A sweep this weekend secures home ice for UMD in the opening round of the WCHA, and once the regular season ends it’s back to anyone’s game….