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A pair of goals isn’t enough to land NIU Hockey in the win column

By Matt Boecker | January 26, 2020

DeKALB — Maryville University completes the two game sweep, defeating NIU 4-2 Jan. 25 in Chesterfield, Missouri.The Huskies’ offense showed more life compared to recent games, but it wasn’t enough to get the win over Midwest College Hockey rival...

First-year forward Rodahn Evans keeps the puck close Sept. 27 during NIUs 3-2 loss to Western Michigan University at the Canlan Ice Center in West Dundee.

Evans credits his work ethic on upbringing in Alaska

By Matt Boecker | November 6, 2019

DeKALB — For most people, an encounter with a bear would shake them to their core.But for Alaska-native Rodahn Evans, he’ll say a bear is nothing to be afraid of. There is another animal roaming Alaska that is much more aggressive.“A [mother] moose...

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...

Sophomore forward Brandon Ledyard gears up for a shot Set. 27 during an eventual 3-2 loss against Western Michigan University at the Canlan Ice Center in West Dundee.

Hockey heads to break after tough loss against Iowa

By Matt Boecker | October 13, 2019

DeKALB — The Hockey D1 team couldn’t keep up with the University of Iowa’s DII team on Friday night at Canlan Ice Sports in West Dundee.Despite playing its most disciplined game of the year, taking only four penalties, NIU didn’t have an answer...

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...

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

By Matt Boecker | September 28, 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...

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