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Hockey suffers second loss to experienced Illini team

By Matt Boecker | November 17, 2019

DeKALB — Saturday the Huskies faced the University of Illinois in the second of two weekend non-conference games in American College Hockey Association play.NIU fell to the Illini 11-1, as Illinois posted double-digit goals for the second time against...

Huskies reflect on transition and level of play in college hockey

By Matt Boecker | November 4, 2019

DeKALB — NIU hockey is going through a major transitional period in its inaugural season at the D1 level.NIU’s American Collegiate Hockey Association D2 team was bumped up to D1 for the first time in program history. Only four players on the D1 team...

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...

Hockey is currently down after two periods of play against Waldorf University

Hockey is currently down after two periods of play against Waldorf University

By Matt Boecker | November 1, 2019

DeKALB — After two periods of play, NIU trails Midwest College Hockey foe Waldorf University, 3-1.Sophomore defenseman Zach Huggins opened the scoring, giving the Huskies a 1-0 lead late in the first period. The power-play goal is Huggins’ first of...

From Russia to DeKalb, Osman Cholak is here to play

By Matt Boecker | October 25, 2019

DeKALB — Every corner of the U.S. is represented in NIU’s American Collegiate Hockey Association Division 1 hockey roster. There are two players from California, two more from Alaska and one from Virginia. But one player had to travel 5,246 miles...