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Hockey completes senior weekend sweep

February 28, 2016

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...

Illinois hockey completes sweep of Illinois State

February 14, 2016

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)...

Illini hockey upsets No. 1 Lindenwood

Illinois' Kyle Varzino (27) tries to keep the puck away from Ohio during the Ohio hockey game at the Ice Arena on Oct. 24. The Illini had a pair of matches this weekend against Aurora.
January 30, 2016

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...

Illinois hockey welcoming back big-name players

James Mcging puts a shot on goal during the game against Indiana at the Ice Arena on Saturday, Nov. 6. Illinois won 5-2.
November 9, 2015

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...

Friday night smackdown: Illini hockey gets rough

Tadayoshi Shibata stretches to block a shot during the game against Ohio University at the Ice Arena on Friday, Oct. 23. Illinois won 2-0.
November 2, 2015

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...

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