Sustr Gets Offensive

At six foot eight inches, Andrej Sustr is an attractive candidate to play defense for almost any college team.  His size makes him difficult to get around, and his reach makes up for the times when a guy can get around him.


North Dakota series transcends rankings and standings

By Nick Beaulieu, Editor-In-Chief A moral victory is a word losers use to find the silver lining. Everyone knows it. The Mavericks won Friday and lost Saturday night, but it...

UNO hockey earns top spot in USA Today poll, No. 2 in USCHO

The University of Nebraska at Omaha's hockey team continues to break records, this time earning a top spot in the latest USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine...

Massa fights mono to get chance on the ice

When you're a freshman goaltender new to the program, you can expect a few hurdles on your way to earning a start in net.  Often  you have to compete with a veteran starter who's been in goal for a season or two.


Hockey Notebook

For the second year in row UNO sat in position to take home ice over the last two weekends of the season but failed to earn a single point and slid all the way down to seventh place.  Last year the downward spiral sent the Mavs to St. Cloud State where the losing streak extended into the first round of the WCHA.
 


Maverick hockey players talk about the specifications of their stick blades

According to hockey lore, in 1926 Cy Denneny of the Ottawa Senators was the first player to take the ice with a curved hockey blade.   But like many new ideas, it didn't catch on immediately.
A curved blade allowed for harder slapshots, but also required players to learn how to stickhandle differently.  Some liked it, most didn't.  
The idea of the banana blade was born, but its time had not yet come.  Decades later in the 1950's, Andy Bathgate of the New York Rangers and Stan Mikita of the Chicago Blackhawks brought the curved blade back to the NHL.
 


Mavs split series with No. 13 Minnesota State in opening weekend

By Nick Beaulieu, Editor-In-Chief In the opening regular season series for both the University of Nebraska at Omaha and Minnesota State University, UNO defeated Minnesota...
Jake Guentzel

Guentzel Making Maverick Fans Proud

Ray Koch Sports Editor Whether he’s wearing an Omaha Mavericks or a Pittsburgh Penguins jersey, Jake Guentzel is in control of the ice when the puck...