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Illini hockey outmatch Rochester College in two-game sweep

Illini hockey outmatch Rochester College in two-game sweep

January 25, 2016

In its first home series of 2016, Illinois (15-10-3) managed to net 11 goals over the weekend against Roches...

Illinois reaches critical weekend for conference play

Illinois reaches critical weekend for conference play

December 3, 2015

Tweet: [email protected] looks to make a jump in the conference standings this weekend against Robert M...

Illinois hockey welcoming back big-name players

Illinois hockey welcoming back big-name players

November 9, 2015

After several weeks of playing without multiple key players, the Illinois hockey team seems to be gettin...

Illinois hockey can’t afford to overlook Division II Indiana

By Ethan Swanson

November 5, 2015

Whatever the Illinois hockey team found in its near-sweep of then-No. 2 Ohio University Bobcats Oct 23-24 seemed to be lost again after a brutal 7-1 loss to an Illinois State team that was ranked No. 40 out of only 55 teams in the Division I tier of the ACHA.With the Illini (7-5) struggling to prove their legitimacy in the AC...

Illinois hockey embarrassed by Illinois State

By Cole Henke

November 1, 2015

The Illinois hockey team took care of business Friday night.Its game Saturday was a completely different story.Illinois State (5-9-1-1) ran Illinois (7-3-1-1) out of the rink Saturday with a 7-1 Redbirds win.The Redbirds were not supposed to be a challenge for the Illini. The Illini were ranked No. 13 in the country going int...

Shutout and shootout help Illini hockey to statement weekend

Shutout and shootout help Illini hockey to statement weekend

October 25, 2015

Prior to last weekend, Illinois was a team still searching to justify its No. 13 ranking in the ACHA ...

By any other name: Illinois hockey nicknames

By Cole Henke

October 7, 2015

Talking to Illinois hockey players can be confusing for somebody who hasn’t been around the team much.Most of the players refer to each other by nicknames. Some are just shortened versions of the players’ last names, and sometimes they are hard to decipher. Some have good stories behind them.Some of these stories can be sha...

A conversation with an Illini: Austin Zima

A conversation with an Illini: Austin Zima

September 29, 2015

As smooth as he is on the ice, apparently he’s even smoother on the dance floor — Illini defense...

Illinois Hockey swept by Oklahoma in first road games

Illinois Hockey swept by Oklahoma in first road games

September 27, 2015

Illinois Hockey was very confused when it left Norman, Oklahoma, this weekend.The Illini (2-1-1-0) p...

Illinois hockey prepares to face off against Oklahoma

Illinois hockey prepares to face off against Oklahoma

September 24, 2015

When Illinois hockey plays Oklahoma, bad memories tend to resurface with the veteran Illini.Accordin...

Illinois hockey to open season against Michigan State

Illinois hockey to open season against Michigan State

September 17, 2015

The Illinois hockey team enters Friday’s home-opener 0-0-0, and no one is more thankful for a clea...

Illini of the Week Oct. 22: Joe Olen

Illini of the Week Oct. 22: Joe Olen

October 22, 2014

Goalie Joe Olen needed his teammates to bail him out. Midway through the third period, the Illinois h...