Newsroom University of Denver (Hockey)

2018
May
30,
2018
Ask David Carle what he thinks about being the youngest active head coach in college hockey and he’ll tell you age is just a number. On Tuesday, the 28-year-old was introduced as the Richard and Kitzia Goodman Head Coach of the DU hockey team. He ...
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May
25,
2018
David Carle has been named Richard and Kitzia Goodman Head Coach of the University of Denver Pioneers, Vice Chancellor for Athletics, Recreation and Ritchie Center Operations Karlton Creech announced on Friday. Carle becomes the ninth head coach ...
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May
04,
2018
Richard and Kitzia Goodman Head Hockey Coach Jim Montgomery has been named head coach of the Dallas Stars, the NHL team announced on Friday. The Pioneers will begin a national search for a new head coach immediately. Montgomery leaves the Univ...
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April
04,
2018
The University of Denver gymnastics team, ranked 13th in the country, is prepared to make another run to the NCAA National Championships this weekend. The team will be in Minneapolis competing at NCAA Regionals, to which it has advanced for the 2...
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March
26,
2018
The defending national champion University of Denver hockey team fell short of a chance to repeat, losing to Ohio State University Sunday. The Buckeyes topped the Pioneers 5-1 to advance to the Frozen Four, ending DU’s season. “I thought we...
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March
22,
2018
The road to repeating as national champions started in the fall, but now the University of Denver hockey program is four wins away from making it a reality. It’s been a season full of ups and downs as the Pioneers have struggled with consistency, but...
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March
19,
2018
The University of Denver is playing its best hockey when it matters most. The Pioneers put together their longest winning streak of the season on the way to claiming the 2018 National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) Frozen Faceoff championshi...
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March
12,
2018
It took three games, but after a dominating performance on Sunday night, the DU men’s hockey team is advancing to the NCHC Frozen Faceoff next weekend in Saint Paul, Minn. The Pioneers were home this weekend for the first-round series against ...
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January
03,
2018
For Troy Terry, 2017 was a remarkable year. Last January, the junior DU hockey player helped lead the Americans to a gold medal in the World Junior Championships. Three months later he was on the ice in Chicago, as the Pioneers celebrated a natio...
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2017
November
10,
2017
As a former Marine, Daniel Janosko is a firm believer in the power of teamwork. That’s why the senior geography major was glad to find a work-study position as equipment manager for the DU men’s hockey team. “Being in a team atmosphere is really b...
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October
24,
2017
With a national hockey championship to celebrate, more than 1,200 alumni and parents were on campus last weekend to participate in Homecoming and Family Weekend at the University of Denver. The weekend started with Hocktoberfest, a festive opportunit...
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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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