The latest stop on the Olympic gold-medal victory tour for Grand Forks natives and twin sisters Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux included an appearance on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. The Lamoureux twins, who led the Americans to gold in the 2018 Pyeongchang Games, appeared on Monday night's episode in New York City. They also appeared with team captain Meghan Duggan and goalie Maddie Rooney. Fallon asked Jocelyne and Monique about being twin sisters and Jocelyne's game-winning shootout goal.
GRAND FORKS -- University of North Dakota defenseman Christian Wolanin scored on a penalty shot in the second period. Wolanin skated around Ralph Engelstad Arena, firing up the crowd, and the building was buzzing. On the next shift, Colorado College killed it. The Tigers answered both of UND’s second-period goals within a minute and went on to earn a 4-2 win on Friday night in front of 11,517. It snapped Colorado College’s nine-game winless streak in The Ralph dating back to the first round of the 2014 National Collegiate Hockey Conference playoffs.. Wolanin and Poolman scored the goals f
During the past 20 years, Kellie Elliott has spent time in numerous roles in the athletics world across the country. She's been at Yale, San Jose State, Florida State, Stanford, Cal, as a consultant and currently is the deputy athletic director at Texas-San Antonio. Elliott says all of those experiences have prepared her to be the next athletic director at UND. Elliott addressed a crowd of people at an open forum at the Gorecki Alumni Center on Tuesday afternoon. She was the third person to interview for the job.
GRAND FORKS -- After only generating four shots on goal in the first period -- and just one at even strength -- UND scored three times in the second period. Nick Jones scored twice and drew the power play that created the third goal. Three stars: 1. Nick Jones, UND, 2 goals; 2. Peter Thome, UND, 27 saves; 3. Grant Mismash, UND, goal, assist.
The highest ticket prices in UND athletics history didn't at all slow down the mad dash of fans trying to find their way into the North Dakota-Minnesota hockey series next month. The rivalry series, being played in Ralph Engelstad Arena for the first time in six seasons, instantly sold out this week, despite record ticket prices of $99 for both adult and youth tickets.
Karl Goehring has been at UND as a volunteer goalie coach for seven seasons. In that role (NCAA rules limit teams to two paid assistant coaches),
The last time UND swept a men's hockey series at St. Cloud State, Brad Berry was playing for the Kalamazoo Wings, Dane Jackson was a New York Islander and Austin Poganski was 2 years old. Yes, 1998 was a long time ago. Tonight, Berry and Jackson will be behind the bench as UND coaches and Poganski will be playing against his hometown team as No. 2 UND takes on No. 16 St.
Another major international hockey event is coming to Grand Forks. The IIHF World Under-18 tournament will be held in Ralph Engelstad Arena and Purpur Arena in April of 2016, the Herald has confirmed. An official announcement will come at 10 a.m. Friday in the arena’s main lobby.
The Stanley Cup will soon be coming back to Grand Forks. Matt Greene, who won hockey’s biggest prize with the Los Angeles Kings last month, is working on plans to bring the Cup to the city where he spent three years playing college hockey for UND. The Cup will likely be in Grand Forks on Aug. 11 or 12. Final details are still being hammered out and will be announced at a later date. Greene, a former UND captain who led UND to the 2005 national championship game, helped the Kings win the Stanley Cup for the second time in three years.
GRAND FORKS — Matt Greene said that, at one time, playing for Michigan State was the “be-all, end-all” for him. Growing up in nearby Grand Ledge, Mich., as the son of Michigan State professors, his dream never materialized. Although he once was committed to the Spartans, they later pulled their offer to Greene and he had to find something else. Plan B worked out OK. Greene played college hockey in Grand Forks for three years.