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Sophomore forward Tyler Gut tries scoring on Robert Morris University during a Feb. 14 game at Edge Ice Arena in Bensenville, Illinois.

Hockey can’t get any offensive pressure in loss to Robert Morris University

By Matt Boecker | February 16, 2020

DeKALB — Hockey had a plethora of power play opportunities, but couldn’t make them count in a 6-1 loss to the Robert Morris University Eagles on Saturday night.After taking six penalties and one game misconduct on Friday night, NIU played much more...

First-year forward Mason Ihrke fights off an opponent for the puck Nov. 11 against McKendree University at Canlan Ice Sports in West Dundee. 

Hockey fails to keep up with Illini as Huskies lose in Champaign

By Matt Boecker | November 16, 2019

DeKALB — NIU couldn’t slow down the University of Illinois’ offense in Friday night’s loss at the University of Illinois Ice Arena.Much of the game was spent on the Huskies’ end of the ice, as the Illini offense applied pressure all game long....

Huskies bounce back and earn first ever division one victory

By Matt Boecker | October 6, 2019

DeKALB — History has been written as the hockey team earned its first win at the Division 1 level.After losing 7-1 Friday night, the Huskies were able to exact some revenge, winning 3-1. This moves NIU to 1-3 on the season, and 1-1 in Midwest College...