WCHA Weekend Roundup: UNO gets week off, but remains in hunt

Weekend results in the WCHA have left UNO in a tie for third place with North Dakota and Denver.  In one of the bigger matchups of the conference schedule, Minnesota hosted North Dakota and went 1-0-1 to take over first place.
The Golden Gophers are joined at the top by St. Cloud State who went 2-0 at home against Denver.  Minnesota and St. Cloud pace the WCHA with 22 points.
Overall, despite not playing, it's hard to think of a better outcome for the Mavs.  The teams most likely standing in UNO's way for the conference crown gained ground, but only marginally.

Massa returns to the ice

UNO hockey player Ryan Massa, who previously decided to take a year off due to personal reasons, has returned to the team. He has returned to practice, and it appears he will be moving forward with the team from this point. 


Anatomy of a comeback

What's that popular saying about everyone loving a comeback?  In UNO's four road games, the Mavs have fallen behind every time.

Four times they have fallen behind 3-0, and three  of those times they have failed to mount a comeback.  But winning, as John Madden said, is a great deodorant.

Assistant Renfrew takes position with Winnipeg Jets

As if the offseason hadn't already been tough enough on the UNO hockey team, it was announced Sunday July 29 that Assistant Coach Brian Renfrew was taking a scouting position with the Winnipeg Jets.  Renfrew came to Omaha in 2011 and spent just one year on Dean Blais' staff.

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.