Northern Star

 

Advertisement

 

 
Northern Star

Northern Illinois University’s student media since 1899

 

Ensure student journalism survives. Donate today.

The Student News Site of Northern Illinois University

Northern Star

The Student News Site of Northern Illinois University

Northern Star

Freshman defenseman Jim Franklin and freshman forward Micah Maldonado rush the puck up the ice during NIU hockeys game against Kent State University on Sept. 16. NIU lost the game by a final score of 4-3. (Beverly Buchinger | NIU hockey)

Illinois sneaks past hockey in close contest

By Alex Crowe, Assistant Sports Editor | September 24, 2023

CHAMPAIGN – A second-period face mask penalty ended up making a big difference in NIU hockey’s (0-4) series finale at the University of Illinois (2-0), who dropped a tight contest by a final score of 4-2.  Huskie freshman forward Micah Maldonado...