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Hockey completes senior weekend sweep

By Lucas Wright

February 28, 2016


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Tweet: With goals from seniors Yoshi Shibata and Kyle Varzino, Illinois hockey beats Indiana Tech 5-2.By Lucas WrightStaff writerIt took a team effort Saturday night, but the Illinois hockey team completed a sweep of No. 21 Indiana Tech with a 5-2 victory AGin its final home series of the year.Five s...

Illinois hockey completes sweep of Illinois State

By Ethan Swanson

February 14, 2016


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Sitting a single point outside the 20 qualifying spots for the ACHA national tournament in March, Illinois (18-13-3) needed to win – and win big – against in-state rival Illinois State (12-22-4) Saturday.“There are three teams within a point ahead of us,” sophomore forward James Mcging said....

Illini hockey upsets No. 1 Lindenwood

Illini hockey upsets No. 1 Lindenwood

By Lucas Wright

January 30, 2016


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The late chants of “overrated” from the Harassing Illini sealed it.The Illinois men’s hockey team took down No. 1 Lindenwood 4-2 on Friday with possibly its best showing of the year.Since the first puck drop, it was clear the game would be a battle for the entire 60 minutes. Each team struggled ...

Illinois hockey welcoming back big-name players

Illinois hockey welcoming back big-name players

By Cole Henke

November 9, 2015


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After several weeks of playing without multiple key players, the Illinois hockey team seems to be getting over its injury bug.Captain John Olen, forward Mike Fischer, center Josh Belmont, defensemen Austin Zima and winger Kyle Varzino are all planning on returning to the ice this weekend against Iowa...

Friday night smackdown: Illini hockey gets rough

Friday night smackdown: Illini hockey gets rough

By Cole Henke

November 2, 2015


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During Friday’s game between Illinois and Illinois State, a player from both sides got disqualified from playing in Saturday’s game for fighting.Illinois’s Yoshi ShibataCC and Illinois State’s Luke MorinCC scrapped in the corner after a boarding call on Illinois State. Head coach Nick FabbriniCC w...

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