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2017
October
12,
2017
You could say winning back-to-back national championships for the hockey program at the University of Denver has become a habit of sorts. Three times the Pioneers have won the title and repeated as champions the next year. Now entering the 2017-18 se...
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June
16,
2017
“DU is very special to me, because it’s the best thing I ever did in my life.” That’s truly saying something for a man who won two NCAA championships, two Stanley Cups and two Olympic medals. However, Craig Patrick (BSBA ’69) nearly did not com...
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April
14,
2017
There are not many student-athletes who can walk away from their college careers and say they are a national champion. For the third-string goalie of the Pioneers men’s hockey team, last weekend’s championship provided the perfect finish to a gre...
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April
11,
2017
“You have made this city so very proud this weekend, so very proud.” Denver Mayor Michael Hancock delivering that message to the University of Denver hockey team on Tuesday night as the community came together to celebrate a national championship....
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April
11,
2017
Portland, Ore., has long been renowned for having a great music scene. But on Saturday night a "new" song could be heard coming out of The Fields Bar and Grill near the Willamette River: “Denver, our Denver, we sing to thee.” After time expired...
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April
10,
2017
On Tuesday, April 11, the University of Denver will celebrate once again being crowned the national champions of college hockey. The party gets started at 6 p.m. at Magness Arena; doors will open at 5:30. Coach Jim Montgomery, winner of the Sp...
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April
09,
2017
A stretch of 16 seconds in the second period set the tone on Saturday night as the University of Denver was crowned national champions of college hockey. The Pioneers defeated the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs 3-2 at the United Center in Chicago, Ill...
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April
08,
2017
Will Butcher has been awarded the Hobey Baker Memorial Award, recognizing college hockey’s top player. The announcement came Friday night during a ceremony held at the Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier in Chicago, Ill. Butcher becomes only the s...
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April
07,
2017
It will be No. 1 versus No.2 for the national championship. On Thursday night, the top-ranked University of Denver Pioneers dominated the Notre Dame Fighting Irish by a final score of 6-1 to advance to the championship game. They will play Minnes...
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April
05,
2017
Fans braved the cold and snow on Tuesday to show support for the DU hockey team as they left for the Frozen Four in Chicago. “I think it lets the players know that they are in special place,” says coach Jim Montgomery. “It’s an emotional feeling k...
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March
30,
2017
Will Butcher has been named one of the three Hobey Hat Trick finalists for the 2017 Hobey Baker Memorial Award, recognizing college hockey’s top player. DU’s senior defenseman joins Zach Aston-Reese, senior forward from Northwestern University, a...
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March
27,
2017
For the second time in as many years, the University of Denver men’s hockey team has secured a berth in the Frozen Four. On Sunday, March 26, the Pioneers defeated the Penn State Nittany Lions in the championship game of the NCAA tournament’s Mid...
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March
23,
2017
“I think we got punched in the nose, but I think it is the best thing that could have happened to us.” It’s not often that a head coach says a loss is a good thing, but coach Jim Montgomery believes losing to North Dakota last weekend might be jus...
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March
20,
2017
After finishing the regular season with the most wins and spending several weeks at the top of the college hockey rankings, the Pioneers have been rewarded. The NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Committee has selected the University of Denver as t...
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March
13,
2017
There’s little doubt the DU men’s hockey team picked the right time to get hot. This weekend, the Pioneers swept Colorado College to advance to the NCHC Frozen Faceoff. The University of Denver has now won 13 consecutive games, the best streak in...
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March
06,
2017
The University of Denver hockey team is rolling into the postseason on an 11-game winning streak after defeating 21st ranked University of Nebraska-Omaha on Friday and Saturday nights. The Pioneers captured their first regular season conference t...
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February
27,
2017
The University of Denver’s athletics teams are making sure there is little doubt who is the best in the country. From the ice and snow to the gym and field, it was another big weekend for the Pioneers. ...
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February
24,
2017
You would be hard-pressed to find a collegiate sports program currently enjoying greater success than the University of Denver Pioneers. Two teams sit atop their national polls; another team is ranked in the top 10; a fourth team is off to its best s...
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January
12,
2017
“It is something I have wanted to do since I was a little kid playing hockey.” You could say Troy Terry is living his dream. The sophomore DU hockey player is skating for the team he grew up watching, has been drafted by the NHL, and just returned...
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2016
October
18,
2016
With a mix of food, beer, award-winning authors and sports, homecoming and family weekend at DU offered a little something for everyone. About 800 people from the DU community made it back to campus last weekend to participate in the festivites. “...
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October
07,
2016
“Winning a national championship, that’s our expectation this year.” Senior defenseman Will Butcher does not shy away from talking about the goal for this year’s DU hockey team. “Denver is always a championship expectation program no matter what y...
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August
08,
2016
For most Coloradans, Sundays in the fall are synonymous with one thing — Broncos football. But for DU alumnus Conor McGahey (BA ’07), Denver home games take on an extra significance. Beginning this fall, McGahey will be the public address announc...
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June
27,
2016
It was a big weekend for the University of Denver hockey team as three student-athletes heard their names called during the NHL draft. This marks the 15th consecutive year that a Pioneer has been selected during the draft. Freshman Henrik Borg...
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