College Hockey:
Berry returns to North Dakota as assistant coach

North Dakota announced Wednesday that Brad Berry has been hired as an assistant coach, with his primary responsibilities including coaching and developing the team’s defensemen.

It will be the second stint on the UND coaching staff for Berry, who previously served as the program’s associate head coach from 2004-06 and assistant coach from 2000-04. He was also a defenseman at UND from 1983-86.

Berry returns to Grand Forks from the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets, where he spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach.

“I’m very happy to bring Brad aboard as part of our coaching staff,” said North Dakota head coach Dave Hakstol in a news release. “He’s an outstanding coach and person and will be a tremendous resource for the development of our players.”

“I’m excited to come back and work with Dave and [assistant coach] Dane [Jackson] and once again be a part of UND athletics,” added Berry.

A second-round draft pick (29th overall) of the Winnipeg Jets in 1983, Berry went on to play 241 NHL games over eight years, including stints with Winnipeg, Minnesota and Dallas. After his playing career ended, Berry was a professional scout with the 1999-00 Dallas Stars team that won the Stanley Cup.

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  • Fan Man

    Thanks for coming back Berry! We needed something to change as we have had top notch teams for the last 10 years and no National Championships to show for it. Lots of other trophies, just not the big Kahuna… With this addition to an already NHL type environment at North Dakota (Sioux), I predict a new banner hanging from the Ralph in the next five years. You heard it here first gentlemen

    • Mike

      I’m sure in the next five years UND will be able to get a new banner hanging. It will be a NCHC banner. Not a National Championship banner. I predict No National Championships in the next 7 years for UND. You heard it here first!

      • Fan Man

        No I don’t think so, you can only get that close so many times before you get burnt. And my friend, UND’s hockey team will get burnt here soon and it’s not in the way you are thinking. Hopefully they catch on fire and win a couple in a row lol. Please read carefully and use your head before responding please

        • Mike

          After reading this comment I’ve gained even more confidence and expand my prediction to 8 years!

          You have the theory of you can only lose so many times before you win it all. Well I guess in that case a lot of teams are due to get burnt!

          • Fan Man

            Name one team that has been closer than the Sioux in the past TeN Years? Frozen Four or NCAA Regional Championship games every year… I dont think you mist my point but………….

          • Mike

            I don’t care if you make it to the Frozen 4 or the NCAA Regional Championship game every year. It doesn’t matter. If you lose you lose.

            Bemidji State lost to Denver in the Tournament and they went on to win and then they lost to Wisconsin the next year win the Badgers won it all. Does that mean that the Beavers were the closest team to winning the National Championship those two years?

            If you lose to end the season … then you lose to end the season. Plenty of teams do it each year. It doesn’t mean you are due to win a National Championship. It doesn’t mean that it can’t keep happening year after year.

            The next 10 years UND could lose the 1st Rd of the playoffs. You hope they don’t .. which you should since you are a fan, but by no means do you know that they can’t keep losing in the playoffs.

            If you go by playoff appearences without a title you go to Michigan which also has the most National Championships …. so if you are going to talk about not being able to keep making the playoffs without winning it all … then you say the Wolverines will win a title in the next 5 years!

          • Fan Man

            Once again you failed to catch my point.. All I was saying is you can only get that close so many times before you actually get what you have been chasing. Statistically speaking, we are do

  • Homeboy

    Maybe Mr Berry can bring in a new name for North Dokata call them the BlueJackets.

    Yes the NCHC will be nice ND. I heard they can play for an awesome trophy given from the defunct College Hockey America you know the Bruce McLeod Trophy.

    Enjoy the new league with games in Kalmazoo and Oxford, Ohio in place of Madison and Minneopolis. Sounds awesome when fans ca do road trips to great college hockey cities in Michigan and Ohio. Just think of the great traditions these programs bring to the NCHC. Names like Keith Jones, Glen Healy, and Jaamal Mayers.
    Aren’t you excited for these great programs to come to Grand Forks, I am. It beats those teams from Ankorage and Houghton.

    • B.D.

      Homeboy- At least you have settled on your true identity. Now if you only have the courage to stand on it.
      And yes,, the level of play at the Ralph will now be higher without so many visits by the lesser teams from Houghton et al.

  • JamesDee

    I did my research and I believe the NCHC is in the process of going after these two schools.

    First, Minnesota Morehead has delayed their conversion to Division one program because they are waiting for the NCHC to start in a couple of seasons to hook up with the league.

    Next, I believe Mankato by hiring Mike Hasting makes me believe they might me the ninth or tenth team to be added to the NCHC.

    Also, Iowa State Cyclonnes might be another candidate to join the NCHC.

    Air Force will also be considered for the NCHC once the league is started up.

    • BulldogFan

      Mankato and Moorhead have zero chance of ever being asked to the National. Iowa State someday maybe?

  • Yooper Hockey

    Welcome back Mr Berry.

    Glad you came back to a real league for one more season in the WCHA when you can travel to real hockey towns like Houghton Michigan. You can go to the Ambassdor, Downtowner, and Pilgram River Steak house where you can eat with coach Mel.
    When you come to Houghton you can also look at the trophy case in the SDC where you can see the three National Championship trophies.

    After you take Coach Haskol to all the eateries in Houghton you can get a custard at the new Culvers in town.

    Also Mr. Berry you can go down to the Dee Stadium at the Houghton waterfront where North Dokata played MTU Huskies many times in the sixty something years the programs have played each other. Once step in front of the Dee you will see a big pictiure of the hockey teams that played to start the “birth place of pro hockey.” Once you step inside you can see many old memorabilia. In there you can see a picture of Cyclone Taylor whos nephew played for the Nodaks Mark Taylor.

    After eating, and looking at the three National Championship trophies in the SDC after practice, and going to the Dee Stadium admirng all the hockey history you and Coach Haskol will wonder why did we leave Houghton and the great WCHA. Why?, Why?

    • Fan Man

      You are living in the past yoops.. Michigan was once a great hockey team but where have they been lately? Making the Final Five was nice but you also failed to even come close to a victory that Thursday…

      Have Mel call up Berry and you guys can explore a real hockey town in Grand Forks! Go downtown and have an alligator steak at the Toasted Frog or maybe stop over to Rhombus Guys and sit on the rooftop where you will enjoy some of the best Pizza you have ever had. If that stuff isn’t your fancy try going a little south of town to Parrot’s Cay and try some national award winning shark (recommend level 12-13) hot wings or their crawdad pasta.. While at the game you guys can glaze over our 7 National Titles and countless Macnaughton and Broadmore trophies. After the series sweep I’m guessing coach Mel might be a little hungry for a win…
      Well ya cant lose by going to the Red Pepper for some cheese tostadas or more importantly… The Grinder with everything! Once he gets one of those in his belly he will ask himself, WHY DIDN’T WE GET INVITED INTO THE NCHA? I’ll miss getting beat by them pesky Sioux players every year

      • Mike

        A real hockey town … Grand Forks …. I laughed … That made me really really laugh!

        • B.D.

          Isee you have never been there…

          • Mike

            Oh no I’ve lived in or near Grand Forks and East Grand Forks for a good 28 years. So if you want to think that Grand Forks is a real hockey town …. go ahead …. but I’m going to get realistic.

            What ever gives you the idea that Grand Forks is a real hockey town? If it is the Red Pepper and the Toasted Frog … well I say both great places to eat but nothing to do with hockey!

            I mean I understand the backing of your team but have a little common sense.

          • B.D.

            Good God, you eat at the Pepper? Whats wrong with you? Trying to lose your colon?
            Regarding the hockey status, Grand Forks has a more active Park Board, High school, and college/University hockey lineage than any other city of its size. Period.
            What else would you need?

          • Mike

            You have the opinion they have a more active Park Board, High School, and College/University Hockey lineage than any other city of its size. You don’t have facts to back that up. It is your opinion.

            Let me ask you …. What other cities are in its size? Have you been to these other cities? Have you done research? Or are you just throwing your opinion out there?

            You need to wake up … Period!

          • B.D.

            Okay, when I was a kid GF was 40Km, it is probably colser to 55K now. We will go with that.
            Does GF have more kids in Park board hockey than Moorhead, Fargo, Wahpeton, Devils Lake, Grafton, Bemidji, Dickenson, Williston, Minot, on a per capita basis?
            Does it have more than the MSP area on a per capita basis? Well if we extrapolate the number of rinks in Minneapolis that host teams (Ten) and compare it to the rinks that host teams in GF (Eight) then we can easily assume that on a per capita basis GF has a larger participation.

          • Mike

            Ok so does GF have more kids in Park board hockey than every city per capita basis? You have compared it to a lot of ND cities. And a few MN cities. Believe it or not …. there are plenty of cities outside both ND and MN. Or don’t you own a map, globe, newspaper, magaizine, etc.

            At least I now know that you are basing a city being a hockey town by kids in park board hockey on a per capita basis. That is good to know.

          • B.D.

            I am certain that the programs in GF have ahigher per capita percentage than places such as Boston, New York City, Princeton, and New Haven.
            After all, every single city Park in GF has an outdoor hockey rink that hosts a team. THis is NOT the case in the above mentioned cities.
            THere are other factors. All high schools in the metro GF area have hockey programs. THis is not the case in the above mentioned cities.
            Good enough?

          • WCHA Fan

            Dude… Grand Forks may have a high school program, and no doubt has a storied DI program, but is an average hockey town at best. (I’ve been there several times) You apparently didn’t grow up playing hockey in a traveling league or got dropped on your head somewhere along the way. Duluth is a bigger hockey town than GF and I would rank Duluth on the tail end of the list. Hockey towns exist in Michigan, Minnesota, Canada and in certain areas of New England. A hockey town lives and breathes hockey all day, all year, for a lifetime. Kids learn to skate before they learn to walk. All activities revolve around pick up pond games, squirts, pee wees, and bantam travel schedules. High school arenas are packed on Friday nights and the TV is on for the local college game later. The state and/or community support a real (NHL) professional team that kids dream of playing for someday.
            Try visiting Warrod or Eveleth Minnesota. Take in an Edina vs Minnetonka HS game, or Duluth East vs any metro team and it will blow you away. Take in a few games in Detroit at Joe Louis or try a trip to Montreal. Did you know that the packed Xcel house Minnesota State High School Hockey Tournament blows the Final Five and the Frozen Four combined out of the water for a crazy atmosphere?
            Cities like Houghton, Marquette, Bemidji and Big Rapids may not have the population of GF, and may not have Ralph’s money, but the ENTIRE town supports the teams at all levels and are die hard fans. They are true hockey towns, not just a large town with several hockey supporters.
            When the UND roster starts filling up with kids from the Dakotas, instead of kids from Minnesota and Canada, we can re-visit this issue.

          • B.D.

            In that case you are definately wrong.
            1.) I grew up on a travelling team during my Junior High school days.
            2.) The High schools pack the Ralph, and Fido Purper when those teams play.
            3.) I learned to skate at 3. My first hockey game was at 4.
            4.) The North Dakota stae tournament packs the Ralph.
            5.) Most of us played street hockey in the summer, and attended the UND hockey camp.
            6.) Due to the small population base, Norh Dakota is actually OVER represented in the NHL and College hockey on a per capita basis. After all , the population of North Dakota is dwarfed by the population os MSP.
            7.) I grew up playing games against Warroad .
            8.)The towns you list do not compare to GF in its support for the game, sorry.

          • Fan Man

            What are you a migrant immigrant? If GF is not a hockey town please tell me what/where is? If you would read through the comments you would have seen that I was basically just replying to yooper and his BS and about how great the restaurants in Houghton are…. You my friend need to wake up

          • B.D.

            Fan Man:
            I suspect “Mike” is just one of homeboys Sock puppet indentities.
            This particular identity is probably closest to his actual one since he is obviously a malcontent, envious of the programs success and disappointed in his own.

    • scpa0305

      You must be like 95 years of age bro.

  • scpa0305

    Great news! This guy recruited some very very good players while he was here (Parise, Toews, Oshie, Stafford, Zajac, etc). Let’s bring in some blue chip prospects!

  • WCHAOldTimeHockey1951

    Dear Mr Berry and Haskol

    Your last season in the WCHA is getting closer. Games against Minnesota, Wisconsin and MTU will be the thing of the past as you enroll in the so called second rate money league. Since the Big Ten has all the Big money since they were invited to play their tourney at the X. ND will miss playing in St Paul at the X and all the fans of the Sioux can only stare across the Mississippii River and salivate as fans from Minnesota, Wisconsin, MSU, OSU, PSU, and Michigan occupy the rink that the WCHA should be occupying.

    As we know by know the Target Center will be your home for five years. A basketball venue with bad hockey sightlines. What were you thinking when you got your self into this situation. Imagine if Miami and WMU actually made it to the championship if you read Miamis blog they say they are lucky to send 50 fans to the event. Yes, the Redhawks in the championship in any year would be a marketing nightmare for the NCHC.

    It will be your last season traveling to great towns like Houghton, Ankorage, and Mankato. Yes it the nWCHA may turn out to be nightmare as they have developed plan of having the Alaska teams play each other in the playoffs, a nightmare decision.

    Hope you enjoy your last season in the WCHA as it will be a sad as teams from the UP and Alaska may never see teams from Denver, ND, St Cloud, or Omaha ever again as the landscape changes.

    I relize St Cloud is not considered a like minded school but they are in the new league anyways. And teams from Oxford, Ohio and Kalmazoo, Michigan I believe they don’t fit the mold of like minded schools either because I don’t consider them elite teams at all. I think as time goes on both of these former CCHA teams teams will find out that their budgets will not fit the constantly flying when before these schools didn’t even stay in a hotel. Money will strain these schools and I believe they may be forced to look elsewhere as their budgets will strain.

    Sixty years of the WIHL and WCHA will be put on the roadside. It was great to see a league start in 1951. The great players, coaches, and hockey arenas. It is sad to see it come down to teams leaving and forming their own league. If you look at the WCHA media guide from the fifty years anniversary the league sells shirts that say this:

    WCHA Old Time Hockey 1951

    • B.D.

      Your statement of “The so called ‘Second rate money league’” is so called only because you stated it in your posting. No one else has.
      Regarding your sadness at the team from Houghtons lack of playing at the Ralph. Tell them to commit more resources to their program and perhaps they will become a decent program that a premiere league will desire.

  • WCHAneeds$$$donate

    Let the fundraising for the New WCHA schools begin here right now.

    Looking for Espisito, Angotti, Boxer, Russell, Conner, Sutton, McKay, Coates, Carrol, Aldrich, and anybody else.

    Let’s build a roman empire so we can laugh at those like minded schools.

    Mail your checks to your local New WCHA team.

    The campaign has began all alumni, locals, and even sixth graders. Send your newspaper money to your local UP team.

    Doug Weight, Dallas Drake, Jim Hiller, Clayton Beddos, Jim Dowd, John Grahame, Darrin Madley, Paul Jerrard, Mark Astley, Chris Conner, Tony Espisito, Andy Sutton,Gary Bauman, John Griisdale, Steve Jensen, Al Karlander, Bob Lormier, Glen Merkosky, George Lyle, and Mike Zuke. The alumni pockets are thick and we can out draw the NCHC schools.

    Maybe we can so much money we can start another team just like Penn State. We can have one team play in the NCHC the fund raising team and the other team can play in the new WCHA. We can have two teams and the Sioux can afford one.

    • B.D.

      Homeboy, WHAT??????

  • Homeboy

    Thanks NCHC for letting the New WCHA gets to look at great venues of all places Holy Toledo or Grand Rapids, Michigan.

    The final five in Toledo? What are doing to college hockey?

    Also thanks for making a new league looking to automatically have the. Alaska teams play against each other in the first round?

    I can only scratch my head as the nWCHA playoff setup with them looking at TOLEDO?

    The WCHA goes from the Excel in St Paul to Toledo, Ohio.

    Thanks for the logistics nightmare NCHC.

    Have a Berry nice day.

    • B.D.

      Whose fault is it that the nWCHA teams will not pony up?

    • http://twitter.com/verk_42 Trevor Verkuehlen

      This article has nothing to do with the NCHC Conference so why did you go on a rant about what it will do to the new WCHA teams?

      • B.D.

        It is what Homeboy does. Everything is the fault of the NCHC. Global warming? NCHC….
        We can’t seem to make him understand the concept of topicality….
        In reality he is a disgruntled kid from the GF area who vents his spleen over a series of topics usually to the detriment of the UND program under a myriad of sock puppet screen names.

        • scpa0305

          How can you tell he is from the GF area? I am and I love the new league….well at least the NCHC.

          • B.D.

            He has recurring meme’s that usually focus on a hatred of UND and is program. He has an unusually strong hatred for the program that can only be inculcated by someone who is intimately familiar with the area and the program. It is personal with Homeboy. He is either groslly envious, or sees himself as damaged by the program.
            In addition, In the past he has shown a knowledge of GF and UND in particular that is not expected from somebody who has simply travelled to North Dakota once or twice for games as a kid.
            In previous months he shwed no positive interest in any particular team until called upon it. At that time he picked Michigan Tech to be his beard.
            Lately he has been running a game trying to camouflage his actions of tarring UND and other NCHC teams for actions that can also be attributed to the B10 teams which he will NOT ascribe. The remainder of the NCHC league teams are just collateral damage…

  • Yooper Hockey


    I believe the ponies are turning pink.

    The nWCHA Is in disarray as small budget teams have to deal with nine day trips to Alaska to play four games nice for the budgets of the new WCHA.

    Also in one of the most ridiculous announcement of all time the Alaska teams will play each other EVERY year in the first round of the playoffs. A sad day for college hockey.

    And I also read that Alaska Nanooks and UAA Seawolves could also meet each other as much as nine times in one season when the new league forms.

    And in another sadder note the nWCHA championship could end up in Toledo or Grand Rapids, Michigan. Did they say Toledo???

    Also I hear Miami Redhawks said they may fill up fifty seats at the Target Center for the NCHC Championships in two years.

    The news in college hockey is getting worse as the nWCHA better fInd the Pink Pony and ride it.

    • B.D.

      So it is the wealthier teams who were willing to pay up’s fault? WHo are you, Barack Obama?

    • BulldogFan

      The WCHA is lead by an absolute idiot. Simple way to lower travel cost. Start out by playing a 20 game conference schedule. Add UAH to the WCHA to get to 10 teams. Pair all the WCHA teams up with a rival.
      UAA with UAF.
      MTU with NMU.
      BSU with MSU.
      BG with UAH (sorry BG but your the closest)
      FSU with LSSU.

      every team plays their rival one series at home and one away. Then you play the remaining team one series either home or away. This way every team would only need to go to Alaska 1 time per year either you go to UAA or UAF. and minus BG each team would only need to go to UAH every other year. This leaves 8 non-conference series which the WCHA will need if they want to have more than just the one team make the NCAA. Also the NC games could be played against teams from the NCHC and B1G. this would also give the nWCHA teams a chance to have the bigger programs go to their buildings, at least I think most of the NCHC team will agree to play away series B1G probably won’t. But again the the head of the WCHA would never be able to figure this out.

      • B.D.

        Interesting idea.

      • WCHA Fan

        This is a nice departure from your typical UMD rah rah posts. Actually a very good idea. If you put your name in the hat to replace Bruce I might possibly support it.

    • scpa0305

      hahaha…that sounds terrible.

  • WCHAforever

    The nWCHA is actually booked at the X in 2015? Imagine the rink will be full of yoopers and Alaska fans.

    Why doesn’t the nWCHA just add teams to make it even 12 teams so not everyone goes to Alaska.

    The teams available to add are UAH Chargers, Mercyhurst Lakers, Robert Morris Colinials, Cansius, and Niagara Purple Hornets. All of these teams want to offer 18 scholarships and the Chargers need a league or they will fold.

    I would hope the WCHA approaches three of these teams to make a 12 team league.

    Get rid of the Alaska plan and recruit a few more teams to prevent this embarrassing first round as both Alaska teams play each other.

    • B.D.

      Yeah, all five yooper fans already have their VW microbus packed and ready for that 2015 tournament.

  • WCHAOldTimeHockey1951

    Here is some NCHC stats:

    Food for thought

    Bowling Green Falcons
    CCHA Champs-8 times, CCHA tournment champs-5 times

    Lake State Lakers
    CCHA Champs 3 half, CCHA tournment champs-4 times

    NMU Wildcats
    CCHA champs-2 titles, CCHA tournment champs-2 times
    WCHA champs-1 title, WCHA tournment champs-3 times

    MTU Huskies
    WCHA champs-6 times, WCHA tourney champs-9 times

    Now let’s compare future NCHC teams:

    Miami Redhawks
    CCHA regular season champs-1 title, CCHA tourney-1 title

    WMU Broncos
    CCHA regular season champs-0 titles, CCHA tourney-1 title

    St Cloud Huskies
    WCHA reg. Titles-0 titles, WCHA tourney- 1 title

    UMD Bulldogs
    WCHA reg title-3 titles, WCHA tourney-3 titles

    CC Tigers
    WCHA reg titles-9 times, WCHA tourney-1 title

    UNO Mavericks
    CCHA/WCHA reg titles-00, CCHA/WCHA tourney-00

    Do you see the NCHC lie in the numbers. I do. Elite my a$$.

    • BulldogFan

      Food for thought. BG, NMU, MTU and LSSU have ZERO titles since 1996. Stop living in the past. So in the past 18 years these programs have been unable to hang a single banner combined. Do you play “Glory Days” by Bruce Springsteen and when your posting?

      • BulldogFan

        My bad my post above should state 16 years not 18.

        • B.D.

          Yeah, Homeboy seems to think that a duet by Elvis and Frank Sinatra will have a top ten record any day now….
          He seem incapable of undersanding that the teams he champions simply do not have the desire or means to commit the resources necessary to enter a premiere league.

    • scpa0305

      Haha you forgot some teams in there…hahaha. Also, I’m guessing if these teams would have been somewhat relevant over the past 2 decades or if they had any sort of promise they would have been invited too.

  • Yooper Hockey

    The NMU Wildcats have more titles then half the NCHC.

    CCHA championships-2titles, CCHA tournaments-2 times
    WCHA Championships-1 title, WCHA tourney champs-3 times
    NCAA championship- 1 time
    Total titles-9 titles

    Now some NCHC teams can they equal NMU?

    UNO Maverick= Zero no titles
    WMU Broncos = 1 CCHA tourney champ
    St Cloud Huskies=1 WCHA tourney title
    Maimi Redhawks=1 CCHA title, 1 CCHA tourney

    The NMU Wildcats have nine titles and four NCHC teams four titles. Your league is a farce made up of teams that are a joke.

    • B.D.

      Homeboy – Now put the years for each title and LAUGH….

  • NotForTheNCHC

    The years aren’t important just look at all the banners hanging in Houghton, Marquette, Soo, and Bowling Green.

    Lots of proud titles from these programs. They leave many unproven programs in the dust like Miami, WMU, St Cloud, UMD, CC, and UNO.

    The nWCHA has more banners then the joke of the NCHC.

    I believe the NCHC is a joke, a league formed only from greed with no remorse. Nobody cares about hockey out west.

    All the firsts of hockey all have been started in the great hockey state of Michigan not North Dakota..

    The NCHC will enjoy the basketball venue, wrestler commish, ski chalet office, playing North Dakota State in NC, and the Bruce McLeod trophy.

    The nWCHA has the banners in the rafters and the NCHC has nothing no history, no tradition, and no success.

    • B.D.

      So a team that last one a tournament in 1899 is still considered a powerhouse?

  • Homeboy

    What if Berry decides to go back to the NHL?

    Does Cary Eades come back and do the coaches have to hide their wives all winter.

    Or do you hire the football coach who crashed the motorcycle with his girlfriend. Would he reject ND because they are the nameless team.

    Or maybe Cary Eades could be a volenteer coach. He could carry the sticks, freeze the pucks, and tape the sticks.

    If Beery leaves we can still have Eades.

  • Homelessboy

    Do you really think Brad Berry wants to coach at the Target Center after coaching at NHL rinks.

    Brad Berry would say something like “Why would the NCHC consider a basketball, court when we have many more rinks to use, the NCHC is off Target on this for a tournment”

    I would hope Brad Berry would laugh at the idea of a championship in a basketball stadium against a team from OhIo must be bad nightmare.

    This basketball.venue and against a team from Ohio is scary.

    The WCHA is sounding a lot better then this NCHC thing that a few people put together.

    The NCHC bashed themselves on this one.

  • Homeless boy

    I walked into some future NCHC rinks in Oxford, Ohio. I couldn’t find too many banners in the rafters. All I could find is Redskins posters on the wall.

    Then I went WMU Broncos rink what an empty.feeling I couldn’t find any banners or National trophies.

    Next I went Omaha nice rink but banners couldn’t be found anywhere. Coach Blais was sitting in his office but couldn’t find any banners or National trophies anywhere.

    My next stop was St Cloud. Same result no banners or National trophies.

    Talk about empty rinks go visit your future NCHC team today and get that empty feeling. Lots of dust in the. Rafters is all I could find.

    I am excited for these losing programs as they can continue to lose in the NCHC.

    • B.D.

      How is this topical?

  • NotForTheNCHC

    Homeless Boy

    You are right those NCHC rinks don’t have any trophies or banners in the rafters.

    I have gone Omaha and the rafters didn’t have any championships to show. Talk about a hockey program with no history, tradition, and success.

    Heck I even went to Kalmazoo to the rink and hockey just isn’t the thing at this school. Basketball and Football are number one in Kalmazoo.

    You must be homeless if you are going to the bottom feeders ice rinks. Lots room to sleep in the bleachers since nobody is watching the games anyway.

    Enjoy sleeping at those NCHC games homeless boy.

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