Leading the team: the Isaac Barchus story

Ana Bellinghausen CONTRIBUTOR  Upon entering the Omaha Mavericks’ hockey locker room, the very first locker on the right stands out. It contains neither a helmet, nor...

Year one shows promise of what’s to come for freshman defenseman Kirby Proctor

Jordan McAlpine CONTRIBUTOR Work, learn and develop at Omaha. That message played a big part in getting several members of the Maverick’s roster to join the...

Ryan Jones: from the Roller Rink to Division 1 Defenseman

Jordan McAlpine CONTRIBUTOR  Rolling around Blade N’ Skate roller rink in the outskirts of Chicago, a young Ryan Jones said he never would’ve imagined he’d have...

Maverick Hockey Season cut short due to COVID-19 concerns

Jordan McAlpine  CONTRIBUTOR  Due to COVID-19 concerns, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference announced the cancellation of their playoffs and year end tournament late Thursday morning, March...

As his time in Omaha winds down, it’s just the next chapter in the...

Jordan McAlpine  CONTRIBUTOR  Early morning practices and road trips seemingly every weekend–it’s something almost all young hockey players experience in some form or fashion. For Omaha...

Mavericks close out regular season with 5-0 loss to No. 2 North Dakota

Jordan McAlpine  CONTRIBUTOR  One night after the Mavericks knocked off North Dakota for the second time this season, the Fighting Hawks came back with a strong...

Roden shines and Mavericks score four goals in impressive win over No. 2 North...

Jordan McAlpine  CONTRIBUTOR  When the puck was dropped Friday night at Baxter Arena, backup goaltender Austin Roden stood at the far end of the Omaha bench...

Omaha Hockey versus North Dakota Series Preview

Jordan McAlpine CONTRIBUTOR  Forty-eight shots on net, zero goals, missed opportunities and heading home with two losses–that summarizes last weekend for the Mavericks. Omaha was shutout...