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Hockey players Zucker, Shore, sign with NHL

Hockey players Zucker, Shore, sign with NHL

Two University of Denver hockey players are going pro. Sophomore forward Jason Zucker has signed with the Minnesota Wild, and junior center Drew Shore has signed with the Florida Panthers. Both players have decided to forgo their final years of collegiate eligibility. Zucker is expected to make his NHL debut […]

Coach Gwozdecky looks back on 2001-02 season’s unhappy ending

Coach Gwozdecky looks back on 2001-02 season’s unhappy ending

Like his players, George Gwozdecky was still simmering from the stunning loss when he received some words of consolation from an unlikely source. It was late in the spring of 2002 when the University of Denver’s hockey coach attended the dinner for the Hobey Baker Award, college hockey’s equivalent of […]

Pioneers to face Ferris State in NCAA Tournament first round

Making its 23rd appearance in the NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament, No. 3 seed Denver will play No. 2 seed Ferris State at the NCAA Midwest Regional in Green Bay, Wis., on Friday. Puck drop at Resch Center is set for 3:30 p.m. MT. Joining the Pioneers (25-13-4) and Bulldogs […]

Pioneers advance to WCHA Final Five

Pioneers advance to WCHA Final Five

Senior Luke Salazar scored 1:40 into overtime to propel No. 3 seed Denver past No. 10 seed Wisconsin in game three of the first round of the WCHA playoffs Sunday night at Magness Arena. With the win, the Pioneers advance to the WCHA Final Five Tournament in St. Paul, Minn., […]

Men’s basketball in the ESPN2 spotlight

Men’s basketball in the ESPN2 spotlight

It seemed fitting that the University of Denver campus was covered in more than a foot of snow when the ESPN2 trucks assembled on Feb. 4 to cover the Pioneer men’s basketball game versus Middle Tennessee that afternoon. People often associate the Mile High City with snow, and DU has […]

Game of the week: Gymnastics quad meet Saturday

Game of the week: Gymnastics quad meet Saturday

The No. 19-ranked University of Denver gymnastics squad hosts its first of two quad meets this season, welcoming No. 13 Missouri, No. 24 West Virginia and Western Michigan to Hamilton Gymnasium at 6 p.m. Saturday. The Pioneers enter the meet with a regional qualifying score (RQS) of 195.270, the figure […]

Men’s lacrosse kicks off season with Face-Off Classic

Men’s lacrosse kicks off season with Face-Off Classic

The University of Denver men’s lacrosse team opens its home slate by hosting the annual DU Face-Off Classic at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium on Feb. 25 and 26. The Pioneers welcome the Michigan Wolverines at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. The teams will meet for the first time in both schools’ histories, […]

Former high school tennis rivals on the same side of the net at DU

Former high school tennis rivals on the same side of the net at DU

Throughout competitive sports, there are stories of adversaries becoming friends. After all, no one else knows the pain of defeat and the joy of victory better. In college football, the relationship between head coaches Woody Hayes of Ohio State and Bo Schembechler of Michigan is the stuff of lore. In […]

Game of the week: Gymnastics home opener Saturday

Game of the week: Gymnastics home opener Saturday

The No. 18 University of Denver gymnastics squad opens its 2012 home schedule after a grueling three-meet road trip against squads in the nation’s top 25. The Pioneers will host Air Force and Centenary College on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 6 p.m. in Hamilton Gymnasium. Saturday’s meet will be streamed […]

Pioneers point guard assists her way into the DU history books

Pioneers point guard assists her way into the DU history books

Sometimes it’s all about who you know. Erik Johnson, head coach of the University of Denver women’s basketball team, will never argue that point. Particularly when he considers the fortuitous recruitment of junior point guard Emiko Smith. Smith recently etched her name in Pioneers lore by breaking the program’s all-time […]