The Daily Illini

Illinois hockey finishes just short of goals

By Daniel Dexter

May 10, 2015

For the Illinois hockey team, the road to a successful season ended too early.The team finished with a 25-16-1 record and earned a berth in the ACHA national tournament, but were were eliminated  in the second round by rival Robert Morris. LBIllinois started the season by winning 12 of its first 17 gam...

Illini of the Week Oct. 22: Joe Olen

Illini goalie enables a win for the team, preventing 26 attempted goals by Michigan-Dearborn.

By Daniel Dexter

October 22, 2014

Goalie Joe Olen needed his teammates to bail him out. Midway through the third period, the Illinois hockey team found itself down by two goals against Michigan-Dearborn at the Illinois Ice Arena. Then with less than four minutes to go in the game, the Illini clawed their way back. Defenseman Austin Z...

Illini of the Week Oct. 1: Jack Soneson

Jack Soneson is back on the ice after two years. 

By Daniel Dexter

October 1, 2014

In his first ever game at the Big Pond, left wing Jack Soneson looked right at home. He started the Illinois hockey team’s scoring barrage with a goal just a minute into the game. The goal prompted a steady chant of “It’s all your fault!” from the home crowd directed right at Michigan State goal...

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