NCHC Semi-Finals: SCSU and UMD Meet for Seventh Time

Grand Forks, ND – Talk about familiarity. The #2-seeded SCSU Huskies  face the #3-seed UMD Bulldogs in the semi-finals of the NCHC Frozen Faceoff at Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks on Monday at 3:05 PM CT. This will be the seventh meeting between the squads in the 2020-21 season. All of these meetings have…

Miettinen Named NCHC Rookie of the Year

Colorado Springs, CO – The awards keep coming for St. Cloud State University first-year forward Veeti Miettinen. On March 11 it was officially announced by the league that Miettinen was awarded the league’s top freshman as he was named NCHC Rookie of the Year. This was the first time a member of the Huskies was…

NCHC Quarterfinals: Huskies vs Tigers as Playoffs Begin

St. Cloud, MN – The NCHC Frozen Faceoff commences on March 12th in a new venue and new format in Grand Forks ND. In this unprecedented year, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference scrapped the three-game format at home sites for the quarterfinals and moved the tourney to Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks, ND. Grateful…

SCSU’s Fitzgerald Receives NCHC Sportsmanship Award

Colorado Springs, CO – St. Cloud State University senior and assistant captain Kevin Fitzgerald was honored with the 2021 NCHC Sportsmanship Award as announced by the league on March 8. According to the NCHC release, Fitzgerald, a native of Hinsdale, Ill. has committed only nine minor penalties this season and no major penalties. He has…

Perbix, Miettinen Named to NCHC All-Conference Team

Colorado Springs, CO – The second -place SCSU Huskies placed two players on the NCHC All-Conference Second Team as announced in a press release by the league on March 8. St. Cloud State’s Junior defenseman, Nick Perbix, and first-year forward Veeti Miettinen were selected by voters consisting of eight head coaches and eight media members,…

SCSU’s Miettinen Named to NCHC All-Rookie Team

Colorado Springs, CO – Explosive first-year SCSU forward Veeti Miettinen was named to the National Collegiate Hockey Conference All-Rookie Team per a release by the conference on March 7, 2021. Miettinen was a unanimous selection garnering 45 points and 15 first-team votes. As noted in the release, Miettinen (Espoo, Finland) led all NCHC rookies in…

Huskies Capture 4-3 Overtime Win Over the UMD Bulldogs

St. Cloud, MN – Entering the regular-season finale at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center vs UMD on Saturday, March 6th, the Huskies needed a single conference point to secure the #2 seed for the upcoming NCHC Frozen Faceoff. After perhaps their most dominating opening period of the season and a 3-0 lead it appeared…

SCSU and UMD Battle for Second Place on Saturday

St. Cloud, MN – For the sixth time this season, the SCSU Huskies and the UMD Bulldogs square off in a pivotal game at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center on Saturday. On the line is the #2 seed for the NCHC Frozen Faceoff taking place in Grand Forks, ND starting on March 12th. For…

UMD Three-Goal First Period Buries Huskies

Duluth, MN – Following the Bulldogs frustrating 2-1 loss at home to Colorado College last Thursday, UMD head coach had some specific marching orders for his team heading into Saturday’s game with SCSU. “We’ve lost three games in a row. There is a lot of pride in our room and there is pride in our…