VIDEO: UNO vs. RIT pre-game talk

The UNO Mavericks are looking to secure a spot in the Frozen Four after coming off their first NCAA victory the night before against...

Season ends at St. Cloud

Heartbreak has become a theme of the UNO hockey season over the last few weeks.  It seemed appropriate then that the Mavs would have their season end on a goal in a tie game with just 42 seconds remaining in the third period.


Frozen Four (Photos)

Photos by Evan Ludes

Hockey Regular Season Begins Friday

Last season UNO was picked to finish eighth and ninth in two preseason conference polls, partly because of their youth and inexperience.

The Mavs had never skated in the ultra-competitive WCHA, and 10 of the teams' 25 members were freshmen, new to the college game.  Experience in the WCHA won't be an issue this season.


UNO Hockey v. Miami University

Justin Kies    CONTRIBUTOR   The 17th ranked Maverick Hockey team continued their season on Friday and Saturday night, January 12th and 13th, with a home series...

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.
 


Making a Statement: UNO wins a blazing shootot against the 5th ranked Huskies

Fourteen is typically a number defining shots on goal. Saturday it was the number of goals scored in the second game of the series...

Ensign Reflects on UNO Career

When Kyle Ensign was a 14-year-old freshman at New Richmond High School in New Richmond, Wisc., he had already come to a crossroads in life.  Though he was just beginning his high school career, Ensign had shown the talent and ability to maybe someday play college hockey.