Mavs split with Denver, take over third in the WCHA

During Saturday's game, Denver's Jason Zucker put his 20th goal of the season past Mav goaltender John Faulkner a minute into the second period resulting in a 4-2 victory for the Pioneers and a split for the weekend. With the split, and a weekend that saw fellow third place Minnesota-Duluth go 0-1-1, UNO took over sole possession of third place in the WCHA.

Ambroz’s versatility keys Maverick success

As  October came, the UNO hockey team began preparing for its first season of WCHA hockey. Becoming the newest member of a storied conference with a record of 36 national championships and over 90 current NHL players left most to assume that for the Mavs, the 2010-11 season would be an uphill battle.


Mavs earn split, home ice for WCHA playoffs

Almost five months ago, the college hockey powers that be pegged UNO to finish eighth and ninth in two preseason conference polls.  Few, if any, thought the Mavs could do better than average during their first season in the ultra-competitive WCHA.


Hudson brings California roots, diversity to college hockey

As one would expect, much of the UNO hockey roster is compromised of athletes from traditional hockey regions.  Four members are from Canada, five hail from Minnesota and a total of three from both Wisconsin and North Dakota.


UNO’s offensive defenseman

Any defender worth his own salt can block shots, clear pucks, protect his goalie and throw a hit with the best of them.  However, much of a team's offensive success depends on the vision and play-making ability of a skillful defenseman.


Mavs show grit in comeback win, sweet St. Cloud State

Saturday wins have been few are far between for the UNO hockey team.  Since their 3-1 win over Michigan Tech on Dec. 10, UNO hadn't won a Saturday game or the second game of a series in almost two months.


Mavs shoot blanks against Chargers

For college hockey teams the magic number for success is 20 wins.  Achieving that goal qualifies a team for the NCAA tournament and puts you in good standing within your conference, while often earning you a spot in the top-15 rankings.


Hockey begins homestand against Alabama-Huntsville

After the first 12 games of the season, UNO hockey led the nation in scoring at 4.17 goals per game, resulting in a 9-2-1 record.  Since then, scoring has been hard to come by.