Senior captain duo excited to end year on high note

By Andrew Nelson, Contributor The chemistry between University of Nebraska at Omaha senior co-captains Dominic Zombo and Brian O’Rourke might just be one of the keys to the...

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.

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The Winters of an Alaskan Childhood

The back of the Canadian five-dollar note depicts children taking part in several winter sports including, of course, hockey.  The image is accompanied by a quote from Roch Carrier's short story The Hockey Sweater: "The winters of my childhood were long, long seasons.  We lived in three places – the school, the church and the skating rink – but our real life was on the skating rink."


The view from the top

Head Coach Dean Blais and several of his players often call hockey a funny game.  A week ago Blais and the Mavs were swept for the first time all season, on the road at no. 5 Quinnipiac.
Seven days later UNO completed a conference sweep of Colorado College and found themselves atop the WCHA standings.
The 8-4 victory on Friday and the 3-1 win on Saturday pushed the Mavs from 17 conference points to 21.  UNO jumped out of a three-way tie with Denver and North Dakota and past second place St. Cloud State.