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Hockey edges Waldorf in its second victory of the season

By Matt Boecker | November 3, 2019

DeKALB — The Huskies bounced back Saturday with a nail-biting 5-4 victory against Waldorf University after a 4-1 loss Friday to the Warriors.The Huskies traveled to Albert Lea, Minnesota where they split two weekend matches at the Albert Lea City Arena.After...

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...

Multitude of penalties plunge the Hockey team in loss to Midland

By Matt Boecker | October 5, 2019

DeKALB — Seven goals in two periods were more than enough to silence the hockey team in Friday’s 7-1 loss to Midland University at the Canlan Ice Center in West Dundee. The officials were fair in handing out penalties, as NIU finished with 19 and...

First-year forward Nick Gonzalez seconds before opening the score Friday in a 3-2 loss against Western Michigan University at the Canlan Ice Center in West Dundee.

Hockey falls again to Western Michigan, lose 3-0

By Matt Boecker | September 29, 2019

DeKALB — In their inaugural division one games this weekend, the Huskies lost twice against Western Michigan University at the Canlan Ice Center in West Dundee.Game two Saturday saw the Stallions hold the Huskies scoreless, as NIU lost 3-0.After losing...

Penalties prove costly for the Huskies as they lose in their first division one match

By Matt Boecker | September 27, 2019

DeKALB — In their inaugural game at the division-one level, the Huskies started hot but couldn’t keep the momentum going in their 3-2 loss Friday to Western Michigan University at the Canlan Ice Center in West Dundee.NIU jumped out of the gate, getting...