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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...

Illinois hockey tries to recover from the loss of Olen

Left winger Jack Soneson takes a shot on goal during Illinois' 5-3 victory over Robert Morris at the Ice Arena on Saturday night.
October 19, 2015

The Illinois hockey team was without its captain this weekend against Robert Morris.Senior forward John Olen is expected to miss 4-6 weeks with a broken ankle that he suffered against Alabama two weeks...

By any other name: Illinois hockey nicknames

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’...

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