North Dakota Fighting Hawks men's ice hockey
|North Dakota Fighting Hawks Ice Hockey|
|University||University of North Dakota|
|Head coach||Brad Berry
1st year, 34–6–4
|Arena||Ralph Engelstad Arena
Surface: 200' x 85'
|Location||Grand Forks, North Dakota|
|Colors||Kelly Green and White
|Fight song||It's For You, North Dakota U
Stand Up and Cheer
|NCAA Tournament Champions|
|1959, 1963, 1980, 1982, 1987, 1997, 2000, 2016|
|NCAA Tournament Frozen Four|
|1958, 1959, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1987, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016|
|NCAA Tournament Appearances|
|30 total appearances
Most recent: 2016
|Conference Tournament Champions|
|1967, 1968, 1979, 1980, 1987, 1997, 2000, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2012|
|Conference Regular Season Champions|
|1958, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1987, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2004, 2009, 2011, 2015, 2016|
The North Dakota Fighting Hawks men's ice hockey team (UND) is the college ice hockey team at the Grand Forks campus of the University of North Dakota. They are members of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) and compete in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I ice hockey. North Dakota is considered one of the premier college hockey programs in the country, and are regarded as one of the most powerful, successful, and storied college hockey programs in NCAA history. UND has made over 30 appearances in the NCAA tournament, appeared in the Frozen Four 22 times, and have won 8 NCAA Division I Championships. They have also won 16 WCHA Regular Season Championships, and 10 WCHA Tournament Championships. The current men's head coach is former Fighting Sioux player Brad Berry, who is in his first season with the team. UND used Fighting Sioux as its nickname, but dropped the nickname under pressure from the NCAA. The team is now registered as the Fighting Hawks, a name that was chosen by the University on November 18, 2015.
- 1 History
- 2 Championships
- 3 Current record
- 4 Historic record
- 5 Head coaches
- 6 Players
- 7 In-season tournaments records
- 8 Arenas
- 9 Program records
- 10 See also
- 11 References
- 12 External links
Varsity ice hockey at the University of North Dakota began in 1929 as a NCAA independent team with no recorded coach. After four seasons the team disbanded during the heart of the Great Depression in 1936. The program restarted after World War II with John Jamieson as the first coach. The 1946–47 season was the first winning season in UND history with a record of 7 wins, 6 losses, and 0 ties. UND joined Michigan Tech, Colorado College, University of Denver, University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and University of Minnesota as founding members of the Midwest Collegiate Hockey League (MCHL) in 1951. In the program's first season in league play UND finished with a record of 13–11–1. After two seasons the MCHL became the Western Intercollegiate Hockey League (WIHL) and later in 1959 became the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. Artificial ice was installed in UND's Winter Sports Building, commonly known as "The Barn", in 1953.
Bob May became the 5th coach in UND history for the 1957–58 season and led the team to the 1957–58 WIHL Regular Season Championship. UND also received a bid to the 1958 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament. The team advanced to the championship game with a 9–1 win over Harvard in the semi-final round. UND fell in their first championship and post season tournament appearance to University of Denver 2–6. Following the 1957–58 season the WIHL broke up, after Michigan, Michigan State, Michigan Tech, and Minnesota left the conference following a dispute over recruiting practices. Despite not violating the WIHL or the NCAA's rules of the period, the four exiting schools accused Denver, North Dakota and Colorado College of breaking a gentlemen's agreement by recruiting overage Canadians.
Without a conference UND competed as an independent Division I team for the 1958–59 season. Barry Thorndycraft took over for May as head coach and continued the winning tradition established in the previous season. UND again reached the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season and again advanced to the championship with a 4–3 overtime win over St. Lawrence. UND beat former WIHL member Michigan State with another 4–3 overtime victory to win the university's first ice hockey national championship. UND ended with a record of 20–10–1 on the season. 1959 marked the official founding of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) and after three seasons in the WCHA UND returned to the national stage for the 1963 NCAA Tournament held in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts at the McHugh Forum. North Dakota blew away the hometown Boston College Eagles 8–2 and won the school's second ice hockey championship with a 6–5 win over rival Denver. The team finished with a record of 22–7–3 and coach Thorndycraft was named WCHA Coach of the Year for 1962–63.
Peters, Selman, Bjorkman years
Thorndycraft left the program in 1964 and under new coach R.H. "Bob" Peters, UND won the MacNaughton Cup for the WCHA regular season championship in 1964–65. The team advanced to the 1965 NCAA Tournament but lost 3–4 in the semi-final round to Boston College. Bill Selman became coach in 1966 and led the team to their third MacNaughton Cup in history and a spot in the 1967 NCAA Tournament. UND's run ended with a 1–0 loss to Cornell 0–1 but Selman received the 1966–67 WCHA Coach of the Year award. The following season UND received an at-large bid to the 1968 NCAA Tournament. North Dakota beat Cornell 4–1 in a rematch of the 1967 semi-final game. UND advanced to the National Championship game for the first time since winning it 5 seasons earlier in 1963. UND again found themselves in the National Championship game matched up with conference rival Denver, North Dakota would fall to the Pioneers 0–4. Rube Bjorkman became the 9th coach in program history after previously serving as head coach at the University of New Hampshire. Over the 10 seasons as coach UND finished with two winning seasons, one in his first season as UND coach in 1968–69 and a second in 1971–72. During his tenure as UND coach Bjorkman compiled a record of 149–186–11.
John "Gino" Gasparini was hired in 1978, Gasparini played for UND from 1964–67 before a short stint in the International Hockey League then returning to UND under Bjorkman as an assistant coach. Gasparini's impact was immediate and UND finished the regular season winning the MacNaughton Cup and advancing to the 1979 NCAA Tournament. North Dakota picked up a 4–2 victory of Dartmouth in the semi-final round but fell in the national championship game to Minnesota 3–4. North Dakota finished the season with a record of 30–11–1, the program's first 30-win season, as well as Gasparini being named WCHA Coach of the Year. The 30 wins of the 1978–79 season was eclipsed the following season when North Dakota picked up 31 wins and the programs third National Championship with a 5–2 win over Northern Michigan. North Dakota returned to the NCAA Tournament in 1984. North Dakota swept Rensselaer two games to none in the quarter final round but fell 1–2 in overtime to Minnesota-Duluth
The 1986–87 season UND swept through the WCHA winning the MacNaughton Cup and WCHA Final Five Tournament. UND advanced to the 1987 NCAA Tournament sweeping St. Lawrence in two games by a combined score of 9–4 and advancing to the Championship with a 5–2 win over Harvard. North Dakota won their fifth NCAA Division I National Championship when UND defeated Michigan State Spartans in front of a Spartan crowd in Detroit, Michigan on March 28, 1987. The team would make the NCAA Tournament one more time with Gasparini behind the bench in 1990 but fell in the regional round of the expanded NCAA Tournament when the team lost to Boston University two games to one in the best of three series.
After four quiet years, Dean Blais took over as head coach of North Dakota after John "Gino" Gasparini in 1994. In his third season as head coach, Blais led UND to the program's eighth MacNaughton Cup for WCHA regular season champions and fifth Broadmoor Trophy for WCHA playoff champions. UND advanced to the Frozen Four after a 6–2 victory over Cornell in the quarterfinal round. UND then advanced to the National Championship with a 6–2 win over Colorado College. Under Blais, UND won 6–4 over Boston University to win the school's Six National Championship. That same season Blais was named recipient of the Spencer Penrose Award for Division I College Coach of the Year.
North Dakota returned to the NCAA Tournament in 1998 and 1999 but were plagued with early-round exits. In the 1999–2000 season, after again winning the WCHA Tournament, UND advanced through the 2000 NCAA Tournament to the Championship against Boston College, looking for its first NCAA title since 1949. BC had a 2–1 lead entering the third period, but UND responded with three goals, with two by Lee Goren. Goren tied the game, assisted on Jason Ulmer's game-winning goal, and then scored into an empty Eagles net in the last minute of play to secure the game. It marked North Dakota's seventh national title overall and second since 1997, and was also the third time in three years that BC came up short in the Frozen Four. Boston College got its revenge over UND the following season when the two teams again faced each other in the National Championship. BC won its first national title since 1949 by defeating North Dakota, 3–2, in overtime on a goal scored by sophomore forward Krys Kolanos just 4:43 into OT.
In 2001, the team moved into the new $100 million, 11,500-seat Ralph Engelstad Arena, replacing the aging 6,000-seat Old Ralph Engelstad Arena that served as the home for UND hockey since 1972. After missing the NCAA post-season tournament in 2002, UND returned in 2003. North Dakota fell to Ferris State 2–5 in the opening round of the West Regionals. And in the 2004 NCAA Tournament, UND shut out Holy Cross 3–0 before getting shut out 0–1 in the West Regional Final to Denver.
On July 9, 2004, Dave Hakstol was announced as the 15th coach in program history, replacing Dean Blais who left UND when he was named associate coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets. Blais served as UND head coach for 10 seasons and placed first among active coaches with a record of 262–115–13 and a .733 winning percentage. With Hakstol behind the bench, UND continued their winning tradition that was prevalent under Blais. UND won 4–3 in overtime vs. Maine on October 8, 2004 to give Hakstol his first win as head coach. UND received an at-large bid to the 2005 NCAA Tournament and found themselves in the Championship against long-time rival University of Denver. DU freshman goaltender Peter Mannino backstopped an offensive attack that included a 2-goal game by DU forward Paul Stastny to hand UND a 1–4 loss.
North Dakota made and advanced in the next three NCAA Tournaments but came up with third-place finishes in the Frozen Four, losing to Boston College three straight seasons in a row. In 2006 losing 5–6 to the Eagles, in 2007 falling 4–6, and in 2008 losing 1–6. Despite the third consecutive loss to BC in the Frozen Four, the seasons ended on high notes in 2006–07 when sophomore forward Ryan Duncan became the second UND player to win the Hobey Baker Award and the first in 20 seasons after Tony Hrkac in 1986–87. The 2007–08 season was only the second time in UND Hockey history that North Dakota had two finalists for the Hobey Baker Award when junior forward T.J. Oshie and senior goalie Jean-Philippe Lamoureux; the other time in 2004 when Zach Parise, Brandon Bochenski were nominated.
In March 2009 UND won a WCHA-leading 14th league championship with a 2–1 win at Wisconsin. The team advanced to the 2009 NCAA Tournament but fell in the Northeast Region semifinal to New Hampshire 5–6 in overtime after UNH's Thomas Fortney scored with :00.1 remaining in regulation to force ot and UNH's Josh LaBlanc scored 45 seconds into overtime. UND capped off the 2009–10 regular season and won the 2010 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament to receive an automatic bid to the 2010 NCAA Tournament. UND fell in the Northeast Regional semifinals to Yale 2–3 after The Bulldogs scored 3 goals in a span of 4:57 during the second period and Yale goaltender Ryan Rondeau stopped 34 UND shots.
In March 2011 UND captured its WCHA-leading 15th league championship with an 11–2 win at Michigan Tech. The team advanced as the #1 seed into the 2011 WCHA Tournament by beating #12 seed Michigan Tech (8–0, 3–1). UND advanced to the 2011 WCHA Final Five to play Colorado College in the WCHA semi-final and won with a late 3rd period goal by Matt Frattin to advance them to the WCHA Championship. UND then faced rival Denver for the Broadmoor Trophy. Denver took to the early lead 1–0 at 5:06 of the first period, UND rallied at 2:32 of the second period and struck again at 8:18 of the second period. Denver tied it up at 17:47 of the third period to force the game into overtime. Frattin scored the game winner at 5:11 of the second overtime to claim North Dakota's 2nd as many seasons and 9th Broadmoor Trophy overall for UND. The team advanced to the 2011 NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional in Green Bay, Wisconsin. At the Midwest Regional, UND faced off first against Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), where they shut out the Engineers 6–0, advancing to play WCHA rival Denver for the second straight weekend. UND defeated the Pioneers of Denver 6–1 in the Midwest Regional Final to advance to their fifth Frozen Four in 8 seasons under Dave Hakstol. In the NCAA Frozen Four, UND would see their highly anticipated season come to an end with a 0–2 shutout to the Michigan Wolverines.
In March 2012, UND captured its 10th Broadmoor Trophy with a 4–0 victory over rival Denver. With this victory, UND made history by being the first team in WCHA history to capture the Broadmoor 3 straight years (2010,2011,2012), this is the second time UND has won the tournament from a play in game and also holds a 13-game unbeaten streak in the WCHA tournament and an 8-game WCHA Final Five unbeaten streak. UND lost to rival Minnesota in the NCAA tournament.
Hakstol left the team in May 2015 to take the head coaching job with the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, becoming the first college coach to jump to an NHL head coaching position since Herb Brooks was hired by the Minnesota North Stars in 1987.
National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC)
On July 14, 2011, College Hockey Inc. announced the formation of a new hockey league, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference, which would begin play in the 2013–14 season. The league's six charter members were North Dakota, Colorado College, Denver, Miami (OH), Minnesota–Duluth, and Nebraska-Omaha. All were WCHA members except for CCHA member Miami. Two months after the announcement of the new league, the NCHC added a sixth WCHA member, St. Cloud State, and another CCHA member, Western Michigan. The NCHC has had no membership changes since starting play. The new league was made after the establishment of the Big Ten Hockey Conference (B1G). This change caused widespread backlash due to the break-up of old rivalries that included Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Berry Era (2015–present)
After Dave Hakstol obtained the head coaching job in Philadelphia, Brad Berry received a promotion to Head Coach on May 18, 2015. In his first year, he managed a decisive 34-6-4 record, building a line known as the CBS line (Caggiula, Boeser, Schmaltz).
In 2016, North Dakota once again won the NCHC Regular Season Championship, but were defeated in the NCHC Tournament. UND finished the regular season as the #3 ranked team in the country and qualified for the NCAA Tournament. For the third consecutive season, UND advanced to the 2016 Frozen Four, defeating Northeastern, and Michigan to get there. Following a dramatic 4-2 win over Denver, North Dakota had reached the Championship where they defeated Quinnipiac 5-1. This was their first championship since 2000, and their eighth overall. Only Michigan has more championships with nine.
Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties
|2002–03||43||26||12||5||3rd, WCHA||Lost in NCAA West Regional, 2–5 (Ferris State)|
|2003–04||41||30||8||3||1st, WCHA||Lost in NCAA West Regional Finals, 0–1 (Denver)|
|2004–05||45||25||15||5||3rd, WCHA||Lost in NCAA National Championship, 1–4 (Denver)|
|2005–06||46||29||16||1||T-3rd, WCHA||Lost in NCAA Frozen Four, 5–6 (Boston College)|
|2006–07||43||24||14||5||3rd, WCHA||Lost in NCAA Frozen Four, 4–6 (Boston College)|
|2007–08||43||28||11||4||2nd, WCHA||Lost in NCAA Frozen Four, 1–6 (Boston College)|
|2008–09||43||24||15||4||1st, WCHA||Lost in NCAA Northeast Regional, 5–6 (New Hampshire)|
|2009–10||43||25||13||5||T-4th, WCHA||Lost in NCAA Northeast Regional, 2–3 (Yale)|
|2010–11||44||32||9||3||1st, WCHA||Lost in NCAA Frozen Four, 0–2 (Michigan)|
|2011–12||41||26||13||3||4th, WCHA||Lost in NCAA West Regional Finals, 2–5 (Minnesota)|
|2012–13||42||22||13||7||3rd, WCHA||Lost in NCAA West Regional, 1–4 (Yale)|
|2013–14||42||25||14||3||2nd, NCHC||Lost in NCAA Frozen Four, 1–2 (Minnesota)|
|2014–15||42||29||10||3||1st, NCHC||Lost in NCAA Frozen Four, 3–5 (Boston University)|
|2015–16||44||34||6||4||1st, NCHC||Won National Championship, 5–1 (Quinnipiac)|
NCAA Tournament Championships
|1959||North Dakota||20–10–1||4–3 (OT)||Michigan State||Troy, New York||RPI Field House|
|1963||North Dakota||22–7–3||6–5||Denver||Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts||McHugh Forum|
|1980||North Dakota||31–8–1||5–2||Northern Michigan||Providence, Rhode Island||Providence Civic Center|
|1982||North Dakota||35–12–0||5–2||Wisconsin||Providence, Rhode Island||Providence Civic Center|
|1987||North Dakota||40–8–0||5–3||Michigan State||Detroit||Joe Louis Arena|
|1997||North Dakota||31–10–2||6–4||Boston University||Milwaukee||Bradley Center|
|2000||North Dakota||31–8–5||4–2||Boston College||Providence, Rhode Island||Providence Civic Center|
|2016||North Dakota||34-6-4||5-1||Quinnipiac||Tampa, Florida||Amalie Arena|
WCHA Final Five playoff record
- Final Five Playoffs (1988–2013) Record 64–34–0
WCHA Tournament Championships/Broadmoor Trophy
|1979||30–11–1||John "Gino" Gasparini|
|1987||40–8–0||John "Gino" Gasparini|
WCHA Regular Season Championships/MacNaughton Cup
|1979||30–11–1||22-10-0||John "Gino" Gasparini|
|1980||31–8–1||21-6-1||John "Gino" Gasparini|
|1982||35–12–0||19-7-0||John "Gino" Gasparini|
|1987||40–8–0||29-6-0||John "Gino" Gasparini|
NCHC Regular Season Championships /Penrose Cup
As of May 2016
Records vs. Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA)
|Team||City, State||Arena||Record||First Meeting||Recent Meeting|
|University of Minnesota||Minneapolis||Mariucci Arena||130–139–15||6-3 W||1–2 L|
|St. Cloud State University||St. Cloud, Minnesota||National Hockey Center||66–39–12||1–8 L||1–6 L|
|University of Denver||Denver, Colorado||Magness Arena||143–122–11||18–3 W||4-2 W|
|Michigan Tech University||Houghton, Michigan||MacInnes Arena||149–94–10||6–7 L||1–1 T|
|University of AK-Anchorage||Anchorage, Alaska||Sullivan Arena||46–17–5||3–2 W||3–3 T|
|University of MN-Duluth||Duluth, Minnesota||AMSOIL Arena||144–78–9||11–0 W||2–4 L|
|Minnesota State University||Mankato, Minnesota||Verizon Wireless Center||38–11–7||6–3 W||3–0 W|
|University of Wisconsin||Madison, Wisconsin||Kohl Center||69–87–12||5–7 L||3-1 W|
|Colorado College||Colorado Springs, Colorado||World Arena||154–80–11||8–4 W||5–1 W|
|Bemidji State University||Bemidji, Minnesota||Sanford Center||28–3–4||7–4 W||5–2 W|
|University of Nebraska Omaha||Omaha, Nebraska||Baxter Arena||12–7–1||6–5 W||4–1 W|
Record vs. National Collegiate Hockey Conference opponents
|Team||City, State||Prev.||Arena||Record||First Meeting||Recent Meeting|
|Denver Pioneers||Denver, Colorado||WCHA||Magness Arena||143–122–11||18–3 W||4-2 W|
|Colorado College Tigers||Colorado Springs, Colorado||WCHA||World Arena||154–80–11||8–4 W||5–2 W|
|Omaha Mavericks||Omaha, Nebraska||WCHA||CenturyLink Center (2013–15)
Baxter Arena (2015–)
|12–7–1||6–5 W||4-1 W|
|Minnesota–Duluth Bulldogs||Duluth, Minnesota||WCHA||AMSOIL Arena||144–78–9||11–0 W||2-4 L|
|Miami RedHawks||Oxford, Ohio||CCHA||Goggin Ice Arena||9–4–1||5–2 W||4-3 OT W|
|St. Cloud State Huskies||St. Cloud, Minnesota||WCHA||National Hockey Center||66–39–12||1–8 L||1-6 L|
|Western Michigan Broncos||Kalamazoo, Michigan||CCHA||Lawson Ice Arena||15–1–0||6–3 W||5-4 W|
Record vs. all active opponents
|Team||City, State||League||Record||First Meeting||Recent Meeting|
|Air Force Academy Falcons||Colorado Springs, Colorado||Atlantic||5-0-0||7-1 W||3-2 OT W|
|Alabama-Huntsville Chargers||Huntsville, Alabama||WCHA||4-0-0||12-6 W||4-1 W|
|Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks||Fairbanks, Alaska||WCHA||5-3-0||6–1 W||1-2 L|
|Alaska Anchorage Seawolves||Anchorage, Alaska||WCHA||46-17-5||3-2 OT W||3-3 T|
|Army West Point Black Knights||West Point, New York||Atlantic||1-0-0||7-3 W||7-3 W|
|Bemidji State Beavers||Bemidji, Minnesota||WCHA||28-3-4||7-4 W||5-2 W|
|Boston College Eagles||Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts||Hockey East||11-11-1||5-3 W||2-6 L|
|Boston University Terriers||Boston, Massachusetts||Hockey East||12-10-2||3-2 OT W||3-5 L|
|Bowling Green Falcons||Toledo, Ohio||WCHA||6-3-0||9-3 W||3-2 OT W|
|Brown Bears||Providence, Rhode Island||ECAC||2-0-0||9–5 W||5-2 W|
|Canisius Golden Griffens||Buffalo, New York||Atlantic||5-0-0||6–0 W||4-1 W|
|Clarkson Golden Knights||Potsdam, New York||ECAC||7-0-0||5–1 W||3-1 W|
|Colgate Raiders||Hamilton, New York||ECAC||0-1-0||2-3 L||2-3 L|
|Colorado College Tigers||Colorado Springs, Colorado||NCHC||154-80-11||8-4 W||5-1 W|
|Cornell Big Red||Ithaca, New York||ECAC||5-3-0||0-1 L||3-1 W|
|Dartmouth Big Green||Hanover, New Hampshire||ECAC||5-0-0||4-2 W||4-1 W|
|Denver Pioneers||Denver, Colorado||NCHC||143-122-11||18-3 W||4-2 W|
|Ferris State Bulldogs||Big Rapids, Michigan||WCHA||6-1-0||5-1 W||2-1 OT W|
|Harvard Crimson||Cambridge, Massachusetts||ECAC||9-3-1||2–5 L||7-3 W|
|Holy Cross Crusaders||Worcester, Massachusetts||Atlantic||4-0-0||3-0 W||3-2 W|
|Lake Superior State Lakers||Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan||WCHA||5-0-0||7-3 W||5-2 W|
|Maine Black Bears||Orono, Maine||Hockey East||12-8-3||5-1 W||1-1 T|
|Massachusetts Minutemen||Amherst, Massachusetts||Hockey East||0-1-0||2-3 L||2-3 L|
|Massachusetts Lowell Riverhawks||Lowell, Massachusetts||Hockey East||5-4-0||2-1 W||8-4 W|
|Merrimack Warriors||North Andover, Massachusetts||Hockey East||2-0-0||5-2 W||3-2 W|
|Miami (OH) Redhawks||Oxford, Ohio||NCHC||9-4-1||5-2 W||4-3 OT W|
|Michigan Wolverines||Ann Arbor, Michigan||Big Ten||42–47–4||6–5 W||5-2 W|
|Michigan State Spartans||East Lansing, Michigan||Big Ten||64-36-2||14-1 W||4-1 W|
|Michigan Tech Huskies||Houghton, Michigan||WCHA||149-94-10||6–7 OT L||6-0 W|
|Minnesota Golden Gophers||Minneapolis, Minnesota||Big Ten||130-139-15||5-3 W||1-2 L|
|Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs||Duluth, Minnesota||NCHC||144-78-9||11-0 W||2-4 L|
|Minnesota State Mavericks||Mankato, Minnesota||WCHA||38-11-7||6–3 W||1-2 OT L|
|New Hampshire Wildcats||Durham, New Hampshire||Hockey East||10-4-2||9-3 W||5-6 OT L|
|Niagara Purple Eagles||Lewiston, New York||Atlantic||7-0-0||4-1 W||5-0 W|
|Northeastern Huskies||Boston, Massachusetts||Hockey East||10-5-3||6–2 W||6-2 W|
|Northern Michigan Wildcats||Marquette, Michigan||WCHA||29-23-3||8-4 W||3-2 W|
|Notre Dame Fighting Irish||South Bend, Indiana||Hockey East||17-17-3||5-6 OT L||2-5 L|
|Ohio State Buckeyes||Columbus, Ohio||Big Ten||3-0-0||7-2 W||4-1 W|
|Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks||Omaha, Nebraska||NCHC||12-7-1||6–5 W||4-1 W|
|Princeton Tigers||Princeton, New Jersey||ECAC||3-0-0||4-1 W||5-1 W|
|Providence Friars||Providence Rhode Island||Hockey East||9-5-1||6–0 W||2-2 T|
|Quinnipiac Bobcats||Hamden, Connecticut||ECAC||4-0-0||6–1 W||5-1 W|
|Rensselaer Engineers||Troy, New York||ECAC||8-1-0||8–3 W||6-0 W|
|Robert Morris Colonials||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania||Atlantic||2-0-0||8-0 W||2-1 W|
|St. Cloud State Huskies||Saint Cloud, Minnesota||NCHC||66-39-12||1-8 L||1-6 L|
|St. Lawrence Saints||Canton, New York||ECAC||12-2-0||4-3 OT W||3-2 W|
|Vermont Catamounts||Burlington, Vermont||Hockey East||5-0-1||7–5 W||5-2 W|
|Western Michigan Broncos||Kalamazoo, Michigan||NCHC||15-1-0||6–3 W||5-4 W|
|Wisconsin Badgers||Madison, Wisconsin||Big Ten||69-87-12||5-7 L||3-1 W|
|Yale Bulldogs||New Haven, Connecticut||ECAC||5-2-0||15-0 W||1-4 L|
All-time coaching records
As of April 9, 2016 
|2015–||Brad Berry||1||34-6-4||.818||1 Penrose Cup, 1 NCAA Title, 1 Title Game|
|2004–2015||Dave Hakstol||11||289–143–43||.654||2 MacNaughton Cups, 1 Penrose Cup, 4 Broadmoor Trophies, 1 Title Game|
|1994–2004||Dean Blais||10||262–115–13||.733||5 MacNaughton Cups, 4 Broadmoor Trophies, 2 NCAA Titles, 3 Title Games|
|1978–1994||John "Gino" Gasparini||16||392–248–24||.608||4 MacNaughton Cups, 2 Broadmoor Trophies, 3 NCAA Titles, 4 Title Games|
|1966–1968||Bill Selman||2||39–20–3||.653||1 MacNaughton Cup, 2 Broadmoor Trophies, 1 Title Game|
|1964–1966||R.H. "Bob" Peters||2||42–20–1||.675||1 MacNaughton Cup|
|1959–1964||Barry Thorndycraft||5||71-65-8||.521||2 MacNaughton Cups, 1 NCAA Title, 1 Title Game|
|1957–1959||Bob May||2||44-17-2||.714||1 MacNaughton Cup, 1 NCAA Title, 2 Title Games|
|1949–1956||Cliff "Fido" Purpur||7||94–75–8||.554||None|
|1946–1947||John C. "Jamie" Jamieson||1||7–6–0||.538||None|
|Totals||15 coaches||75 seasons||1465-941-139||.603||17 Regular Season, 11 Tournament Titles, 8 NCAA Titles, 13 Title Games|
As of December 5, 2015.
|#||S/P/C||Player||Class||Pos||Height||Weight||DoB||Hometown||Previous team||NHL rights|
|3||Poolman, TuckerTucker Poolman (A)||Sophomore||D||6' 3" (1.91 m)||214 lb (97 kg)||1993-06-08||East Grand Forks, Minnesota||Omaha (USHL)||WPG, 127th overall 2013|
|4||Peski, AndrewAndrew Peski||Freshman||D||6' 0" (1.83 m)||208 lb (94 kg)||1997-03-11||Orleans, Ontario||Tri-City (USHL)||—|
|5||Johnson, CaseyCasey Johnson||Freshman||D||6' 2" (1.88 m)||198 lb (90 kg)||1996-04-12||Grand Forks, North Dakota||Dubuque (USHL)||—|
|6||Poolman, ColtonColton Poolman||Freshman||D||6' 1" (1.85 m)||195 lb (88 kg)||1995-12-18||East Grand Forks, Minnesota||Penticton (BCHL)||—|
|7||Yon, ZachZach Yon||Freshman||F||5' 11" (1.8 m)||185 lb (84 kg)||1995-12-30||Roseau, Minnesota||Waterloo (USHL)||—|
|9||Bowen, DixonDixon Bowen||Freshman||F||5' 11" (1.8 m)||179 lb (81 kg)||1996-05-05||East Grand Forks, Minnesota||Penticton (BCHL)||—|
|10||Simonson, JohnnyJohnny Simonson (A)||Junior||F||5' 10" (1.78 m)||180 lb (82 kg)||1993-06-16||Grand Forks, North Dakota||Lincoln (USHL)||—|
|11||Olson, TrevorTrevor Olson||Junior||F||6' 2" (1.88 m)||201 lb (91 kg)||1993-11-22||Duluth, Minnesota||Sioux City (USHL)||—|
|13||Gornall, MikeMike Gornall||Sophomore||F||5' 11" (1.8 m)||201 lb (91 kg)||1994-10-26||Irwin, Pennsylvania||Topeka (NAHL)||—|
|14||Poganski, AustinAustin Poganski (A)||Junior||F||6' 2" (1.88 m)||204 lb (93 kg)||1996-02-16||St. Cloud, Minnesota||Tri-City (USHL)||STL, 110th overall 2014|
|16||Boeser, BrockBrock Boeser (A)||Freshman||F||6' 0" (1.83 m)||191 lb (87 kg)||1997-02-25||Burnsville, Minnesota||Waterloo (USHL)||VAN, 23rd overall 2015|
|17||Jost, TysonTyson Jost||Freshman||F||5' 11" (1.8 m)||190 lb (86 kg)||1998-03-14||St. Albert, Alberta||Penticton (BCHL)||COL, 10th overall 2016|
|18||Wilkie, ChrisChris Wilkie||Sophomore||F||5' 11" (1.8 m)||201 lb (91 kg)||1996-07-10||Omaha, Nebraska||Tri-City (USHL)||FLA, 162nd overall 2015|
|19||Gersich, ShaneShane Gersich||Sophomore||F||5' 11" (1.8 m)||177 lb (80 kg)||1996-07-10||Chaska, Minnesota||Omaha (USHL)||WSH, 134th overall 2014|
|20||Ausmus, GageGage Ausmus (C)||Senior||D||6' 2" (1.88 m)||220 lb (100 kg)||1995-04-22||East Grand Forks, Minnesota||USNTDP (USHL)||SJS, 151st overall 2013|
|21||Chartrand, DanysDanys Chartrand||Sophomore||D||6' 1" (1.85 m)||188 lb (85 kg)||1994-01-17||Winnipeg, Manitoba||Flin Flon (SJHL)||—|
|22||Gardner, RhettRhett Gardner||Sophomore||F||6' 2" (1.88 m)||215 lb (98 kg)||1996-02-28||Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan||Okotoks (AJHL)||DAL, 116th overall 2016|
|24||Wolanin, ChristianChristian Wolanin||Sophomore||D||6' 1" (1.85 m)||177 lb (80 kg)||1995-03-17||Rochester, Michigan||Muskegon (USHL)||OTT, 107th overall 2015|
|25||Janatuinen, JoelJoel Janatuinen||Sophomore||F||6' 0" (1.83 m)||181 lb (82 kg)||1995-02-02||Espoo, Finland||Sioux City (USHL)||—|
|26||Smith, ColeCole Smith||Freshman||F||6' 3" (1.91 m)||189 lb (86 kg)||1995-12-18||Brainerd, Minnesota||Steinbach (MJHL)||—|
|27||Hoff, LudvigLudvig Hoff||Freshman||F||5' 10" (1.78 m)||196 lb (89 kg)||1996-10-16||Oslo, Norway||Lincoln (USHL)||—|
|28||Shaw, HaydenHayden Shaw||Sophomore||D||5' 10" (1.78 m)||191 lb (87 kg)||1996-06-05||Woodbury, Minnesota||Dubuque (USHL)||—|
|30||Hrynkiw, MattMatt Hrynkiw||Senior||G||5' 9" (1.75 m)||190 lb (86 kg)||1992-04-04||Saskatoon, Saskatchewan||Humboldt (SJHL)||—|
|31||Tomek, MatejMatej Tomek||Sophomore||G||6' 2" (1.88 m)||179 lb (81 kg)||1997-05-24||Bratislava, Slovakia||Topeka (NAHL)||PHI, 90th overall 2015|
|33||Johnson, CamCam Johnson||Junior||G||6' 1" (1.85 m)||198 lb (90 kg)||1994-07-11||Troy, Michigan||Waterloo (USHL)||—|
|35||Anderson, RyanRyan Anderson||Sophomore||G||6' 2" (1.88 m)||194 lb (88 kg)||1995-10-01||Roseau, Minnesota||Minnesota Wilderness (NAHL)||—|
- Earl Anderson
- Jim Archibald
- Murray Baron
- Mike Baumgartner
- Ryan Bayda
- Robbie Bina
- Ed Belfour
- Perry Berezan
- Brad Berry
- Jason Blake
- Brandon Bochenski
- Brad Bombardir
- Jon Casey
- Jay Caufield
- Marc Chorney
- Taylor Chorney
- Dave Christian
- Mike Commodore
- Lee Davidson
- Ryan Duncan
- Brad DeFauw
- Dave Donnelly
- Matt Frattin
- Lee Goren
- Matt Greene
- Rocco Grimaldi
- David Hale
- Alan Hangsleben
- Dennis Hextall
- Tony Hrkac
- Dave Hudson
- Dane Jackson
- Chris Jensen
- Darren Jensen
- Greg Johnson
- Ryan Johnson
- Matt Jones
- Bob Joyce
- Ian Kidd
- Jean-Philippe Lamoureux
- Brian Lee
- Chris Leinweber
- Craig Ludwig
- John Marks
- Kevin Maxwell
- Jeff McLean
- Curtis Murphy
- Troy Murray
- Brock Nelson
- John Noah
- T. J. Oshie
- Jordan Parise
- Zach Parise
- James Patrick
- Chris Porter
- Cliff "Fido" Purpur
- Travis Roche
- Russ Romaniuk
- Scott Sandelin
- Jordan Schmaltz
- Paxton Schulte
- Gord Sherven
- Matt Smaby
- Doug Smail
- Geoff Smith
- Drew Stafford
- Phil Sykes
- Mark Taylor
- Dave Tippett
- Jonathan Toews
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- Chris VandeVelde
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- Dixon Ward
- Landon Wilson
- Rick Wilson
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Hobey Baker Award winners
In-season tournaments records
- Badger Showdown 6 games: 4–2–0
- Great Lakes Invitational 8 games: 5–3–0
- Ice Breaker Invitational 6 games: 1–4–1
- Lefty McFadden Invitational 2 games: 1–1–0
- Pepsi Cola Tournament 2 games: 2–0–0
- Kendell Hockey Classic 5 games: 4–0–1
- Rensselaer Holiday Tournament 5 games: 4–1–0
- Shillelagh Tournament 2 games: 1–1–0
- "The Old Barn" 1936–1972
- Old Ralph Engelstad Arena 1972–2001 (Host of the 1983 NCAA Frozen Four)
- Ralph Engelstad Arena 2001–present (Host of the 2006 NCAA West Regional and Host of the 2011 Icebreaker Invitational)
- Most games played in a career: Chris Porter, 175, (2003–2007) and Ryan Duncan, 175, (2005–2009)
- Most goals in a career: Ben Cherski, 131, (1951–1955)
- Most assists in a career: Greg Johnson, 198, (1989–1993)
- Most points in a career: Greg Johnson, 272, (1989–1993)
- Best career points per game (min. 75 games played): Tony Hrkac, 2.02 PPG (1984–1985, 1986–1987)
- Most career power play goals: Mark Taylor, 43, (1976–1980)
- Most career shorthanded goals: Russ Romaniuk, 12, (1988–1991)
- Most career game winning goals: Mark Taylor, 18, (1976–1980)
- Most penalty minutes in a career: Jim Archibald, 540, (1981–1985)
- Most points in a career, defenseman: Bill Himmelright, 149, (1975–1979)
- Most goals in a career, defenseman: Nick Naumenko, 38, (1992–1996)
- Most assists in a career, defenseman: Bill Himmelright, 121, (1975–1979)
- Most wins in a career: Karl Goehring, 80, (1997–2001)
- Most shutouts in a career: Karl Goehring, 15, (1997–2001)
- Best win percentage in a career: Karl Goehring, .765, (1997–2001)
- Best goals against average in a career: Zane McIntyre, 2.10, (2012–2015)
- Best save percentage in a career: Zane McIntyre, .926, (2012–2015)
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