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Kalanges looks to pursue other opportunities

By Ed Rietveld | March 5, 2012

Over the past eight years one thing has remained constant in the NIU hockey program; Ian Kalanges. Kalanges, who played for the Huskies from 2004 to 2009 and has been the hockey club general manager since 2009, and will graduate in May with a masters...

NIU sophomore forward Brian Szuszwalak checks a Robert Morris University player (26) to the ice during the Huskies 7-0 victory on Friday, Jan. 14.

NIU hockey loses five over winter break, rebounds against RMU

By Craig Pinson | January 19, 2011

It was a rough winter break for hockey. After winning three in a row pre-break, the team hit a skid during the month away from classes. Playing only five games during the span, the Huskies (15-13-4) lost all five. It began in mid-December, with two losses...

NIUs Mike Sible (19) and Peter Alfano (11) attack against SLU earlier this season.

Hockey wins two of three

By Korey Peterson | November 15, 2010

NIU hockey took a break from divisional play this past weekend to showcase its skills at the Robert Morris University Showcase in Bensenville. The Huskies (10-7-2) won two out of their three weekend games by defeating RMU-Peoria, 10-2, and RMU-Springfield,...

NHL tests new rules in college hockey

By Korey Peterson | November 9, 2010

Rule changes in hockey have been abundant in recent years. After the NHL lockout of the 2004-2005 season, several rule changes were implemented to make the game more offensive and fan-friendly. The changes have brought about resounding success for the...

Sible embraces leadership role

By Korey Peterson | September 22, 2010

Being on top is always a nice feeling. After scoring four goals in the NIU hockey home opener, junior center Mike Sible sits among the league leaders for goals in the American Collegiate Hockey Association. After leading the team in that category last...

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April 30, 1990
Dave Moore- NIU Paintball 1. How are you coping with the Cubs current skid? Dave Moore: I'm used to it, it's been 100 years. 2. Lucky charms on game day? DM: No 3. What time do you wake up? DM: 12:30 p.m. 4. Legally change last name to what? DM: Seis Nueve 5. White Castle: love it or hate it? DM: Love the food, hate the service. Meco Brown-Football 1. Disappointed. 2. My rubber bands on my wrist. 3. 6:08 a.m. 4. Bush (after Saints RB Reggie Bush) 5. Hate it Shoshanna Brown- Track and Field 1. I don't watch baseball. 2. Toe Socks 3. 8:30 a.m. 4. Mrs. J. Holiday 5. Hate it
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