2022–23 North Dakota Fighting Hawks men's ice hockey season

The 2022–23 North Dakota Fighting Hawks men's ice hockey season will be the 81st season of play for the program. They represent the University of North Dakota in the 2022–23 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season and for the 10th season in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC). The Fighting Hawks will be coached by Brad Berry, in his eighth season, and play their home games at Ralph Engelstad Arena.

2022–23 North Dakota Fighting Hawks
men's ice hockey season
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ConferenceNCHC
Home iceRalph Engelstad Arena
Record
Overall6–8–3
Conference2–5–1
Home4–4–1
Road2–3–2
Neutral0–1–0
Coaches and Captains
Head CoachBrad Berry
Assistant CoachesDane Jackson
Karl Goehring
Jason Ulmer
Captain(s)Mark Senden
Alternate captain(s)Judd Caulfield
Ethan Frisch
Gavin Hain
Riese Gaber
North Dakota Fighting Hawks men's ice hockey seasons
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SeasonEdit

DeparturesEdit

Player Position Nationality Cause
Brendan Budy Forward   Canada Transferred to Rensselaer
Ashton Calder Forward   United States Graduate transfer to Penn State
Zach Driscoll Goaltender   United States Graduation (signed with Toledo Walleye)
Harrison Feeney Goaltender   United States Graduation (signed with Bollnäs IS)
Brady Ferner Forward   United States Graduation (retired)
Connor Ford Forward   United States Graduation (signed with Henderson Silver Knights)
Jake Sanderson Defenseman   United States Signed professional contract (Ottawa Senators)

RecruitingEdit

Player Position Nationality Age Notes
Jackson Blake Forward   United States 19 Fargo, ND; selected 109th overall in 2021
Drew DeRidder Goaltender   United States 22 Fenton, MI; graduate transfer from Michigan State
Ty Farmer Defenseman   United States 24 O'Fallon, MO; graduate transfer from Massachusetts
Dylan James Forward   Canada 18 Calgary, AB; selected 40th overall in 2022
Owen McLaughlin Forward   United States 19 Spring City, PA; selected 206th overall in 2021
Ryan Sidorski Defenseman   United States 22 Williamsville, NY; graduate transfer from Union
Ben Strinden Forward   United States 20 Fargo, ND; selected 210th overall in 2022

RosterEdit

As of August 24, 2022.[1]

No. S/P/C Player Class Pos Height Weight DoB Hometown Previous team NHL rights
1   Kaleb Johnson Freshman (RS) G 5' 9" (1.75 m) 182 lb (83 kg) 2001-01-07 Grand Forks, North Dakota Minnesota Wilderness (NAHL)
2   Ryan Sidorski Graduate D 6' 2" (1.88 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1999-10-02 Williamsville, New York Union (ECAC)
3   Ty Farmer Graduate D 5' 8" (1.73 m) 183 lb (83 kg) 1998-01-06 O'Fallon, Missouri UMass (HEA)
4   Cooper Moore Junior D 6' 2" (1.88 m) 188 lb (85 kg) 2001-02-16 Riverside, Connecticut Chilliwack (BCHL) DET, 128th overall 2019
5   Dane Montgomery Sophomore F 5' 9" (1.75 m) 169 lb (77 kg) 2002-01-07 Grand Forks, North Dakota Waterloo (USHL)
6   Brent Johnson Sophomore D 5' 9" (1.75 m) 174 lb (79 kg) 2003-03-20 Frisco, Texas Sioux Falls (USHL) WSH, 80th overall 2021
7   Chris Jandric Graduate D 5' 9" (1.75 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 1998-10-03 Prince George, British Columbia Alaska (WCHA)
8   Jake Schmaltz Sophomore F 6' 2" (1.88 m) 186 lb (84 kg) 2001-04-24 McFarland, Wisconsin Green Bay (USHL) BOS, 192nd overall 2019
9   Jackson Blake Freshman F 5' 9" (1.75 m) 165 lb (75 kg) 2003-08-03 Eden Prairie, Minnesota Chicago (USHL) CAR, 109th overall 2021
10   Gavin Hain (A) Graduate F 6' 0" (1.83 m) 193 lb (88 kg) 2000-04-03 Grand Rapids, Minnesota NTDP (USHL) PHI, 174th overall 2018
11   Griffin Ness Junior F 5' 9" (1.75 m) 170 lb (77 kg) 1999-12-10 Wayzata, Minnesota Waterloo (USHL)
13   Carson Albrecht Senior F 5' 8" (1.73 m) 188 lb (85 kg) 1998-05-23 Martensville, Saskatchewan Melfort (SJHL)
15   Ethan Frisch (A) Senior D 5' 10" (1.78 m) 192 lb (87 kg) 2000-10-29 Moorhead, Minnesota Fargo (USHL)
17   Riese Gaber (A) Junior F 5' 7" (1.7 m) 163 lb (74 kg) 1999-10-10 Gilbert Plains, Manitoba Dubuque (USHL)
18   Matteo Costantini Sophomore F 6' 1" (1.85 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 2002-08-16 St. Catharines, Ontario Sioux City (USHL) BUF, 131st overall 2020
19   Mark Senden (C) Graduate F 5' 8" (1.73 m) 201 lb (91 kg) 1998-01-22 Medina, Minnesota Fargo (USHL)
20   Nick Portz Sophomore F 5' 9" (1.75 m) 174 lb (79 kg) 2000-05-15 St. Cloud, Minnesota Muskegon (USHL)
21   Ben Strinden Freshman F 6' 1" (1.85 m) 196 lb (89 kg) 2002-06-04 Fargo, North Dakota Muskegon (USHL) NSH, 210th overall 2022
22   Owen McLaughlin Freshman F 6' 0" (1.83 m) 156 lb (71 kg) 2003-03-25 Spring City, Pennsylvania Sioux City (USHL)
24   Luke Bast Sophomore D 5' 8" (1.73 m) 178 lb (81 kg) 2000-11-20 Red Deer, Alberta Waterloo (USHL)
25   Tyler Kleven Junior D 6' 4" (1.93 m) 213 lb (97 kg) 2002-01-10 Fargo, North Dakota NTDP (USHL) OTT, 44th overall 2020
26   Dylan James Freshman F 6' 0" (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 2003-10-12 Calgary, Alberta Sioux City (USHL) DET, 40th overall 2022
27   Louis Jamernik V Junior F 5' 9" (1.75 m) 203 lb (92 kg) 2000-02-22 Calgary, Alberta Okotoks (AJHL)
28   Judd Caulfield (A) Senior F 6' 3" (1.91 m) 212 lb (96 kg) 2001-03-19 Grand Forks, North Dakota NTDP (USHL) PIT, 145th overall 2019
29   Jackson Kunz Sophomore F 6' 3" (1.91 m) 228 lb (103 kg) 2002-08-13 Grand Forks, North Dakota Green Bay (USHL) VAN, 113th overall 2020
32   Jakob Hellsten Sophomore G 5' 10" (1.78 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 2000-02-02 Ljusdal, Sweden Halmstad (Hockeyettan)
34   Drew DeRidder Graduate G 5' 9" (1.75 m) 178 lb (81 kg) 2000-05-01 Fenton, Michigan Michigan State (Big Ten)

StandingsEdit

Conference record Overall record
GP W L T OTW OTL 3/SW PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#1 Denver 8 6 2 0 0 1 0 19 29 19 14 10 4 0 46 32
#17 Western Michigan 6 4 2 0 0 0 0 12 26 17 16 10 6 0 68 45
#4 St. Cloud State 6 4 2 0 1 0 0 11 20 12 14 11 3 0 46 24
Omaha 6 2 3 1 0 1 1 9 15 18 14 6 6 2 42 38
Minnesota Duluth 6 3 3 0 1 0 0 8 16 20 14 7 7 0 33 43
Colorado College 6 2 3 1 0 0 1 8 10 13 14 5 8 1 37 42
North Dakota 6 2 3 1 0 0 1 7 22 18 15 6 6 3 55 45
Miami 8 1 6 1 0 0 0 4 12 33 16 5 9 2 33 53
Championship: March 18, 2023
† indicates conference regular season champion (Penrose Cup)
* indicates conference tournament champion (Frozen Faceoff Championship Trophy)
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll; updated November 27, 2022

Schedule and resultsEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Decision Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
October 1 6:07 PM vs. Manitoba* #4 Ralph Engelstad ArenaGrand Forks, North Dakota (Exhibition) Midco DeRidder W 5–1  11,568
Regular Season
October 7 7:07 PM vs. Holy Cross* #3 Ralph Engelstad ArenaGrand Forks, North Dakota Midco DeRidder W 6–0  11,181 1–0–0
October 8 6:07 PM vs. Holy Cross* #3 Ralph Engelstad ArenaGrand Forks, North Dakota Midco Hellsten W 4–1  11,376 2–0–0
October 14 7:07 PM vs. #8 Quinnipiac* #3 Ralph Engelstad ArenaGrand Forks, North Dakota Midco Hellsten T 5–5 OT 10,875 2–0–1
October 15 6:07 PM vs. #8 Quinnipiac* #3 Ralph Engelstad ArenaGrand Forks, North Dakota Midco Hellsten L 2–6  11,680 2–1–1
October 21 7:00 PM at #1 Minnesota* #7 3M Arena at MariucciMinneapolis, Minnesota (Rivalry) BSN+ DeRidder L 2–3 OT 10,418 2–2–1
October 22 7:00 PM at #1 Minnesota* #7 3M Arena at MariucciMinneapolis, Minnesota (Rivalry) BSN DeRidder W 5–4 OT 10,193 3–2–1
October 29 9:07 PM vs. Arizona State* #6 T-Mobile ArenaLas Vegas, Nevada (US Hockey Hall of Fame Game) Midco DeRidder L 2–3  15,503 3–3–1
November 4 7:07 PM at Omaha #10 Baxter ArenaOmaha, Nebraska Midco DeRidder W 4–1  6,543 4–3–1 (1–0–0)
November 5 7:07 PM at Omaha #10 Baxter ArenaOmaha, Nebraska Midco DeRidder T 3–3 SOL 6,314 4–3–2 (1–0–1)
November 11 7:07 PM vs. #2 Denver #12 Ralph Engelstad ArenaGrand Forks, North Dakota (Rivalry) Midco DeRidder L 2–3  11,738 4–4–2 (1–1–1)
November 12 7:07 PM vs. #2 Denver #12 Ralph Engelstad ArenaGrand Forks, North Dakota (Rivalry) Midco Hellsten L 3–6  11,852 4–5–2 (1–2–1)
November 18 7:07 PM vs. Miami #19 Ralph Engelstad ArenaGrand Forks, North Dakota Midco Hellsten W 7–1  10,823 5–5–2 (2–2–1)
November 19 6:07 PM vs. Miami #19 Ralph Engelstad ArenaGrand Forks, North Dakota Midco Hellsten L 3–4  10,815 5–6–2 (2–3–1)
November 25 7:37 PM at Bemidji State* Sanford CenterBemidji, Minnesota FloHockey Hellsten T 3–3 OT 3,712 5–6–3
November 26 6:07 PM vs. Bemidji State* Ralph Engelstad ArenaGrand Forks, North Dakota Midco Hellsten W 4–2  11,470 6–6–3
December 2 7:30 PM at #3 St. Cloud State Herb Brooks National Hockey CenterSt. Cloud, Minnesota FOX 9+ Hellsten L 2–7  4,529 6–7–3 (2–4–3)
December 3 6:00 PM at #3 St. Cloud State Herb Brooks National Hockey CenterSt. Cloud, Minnesota FOX 9+ DeRidder L 3–6  5,017 6–8–3 (2–5–3)
December 9 6:05 PM at #17 Western Michigan Lawson ArenaKalamazoo, Michigan          
December 10 5:05 PM at #17 Western Michigan Lawson ArenaKalamazoo, Michigan          
December 31 4:07 PM vs. USNTDP* Ralph Engelstad ArenaGrand Forks, North Dakota (Exhibition) Midco        
January 6 7:07 PM vs. Lindenwood* Ralph Engelstad ArenaGrand Forks, North Dakota Midco        
January 7 6:07 PM vs. Lindenwood* Ralph Engelstad ArenaGrand Forks, North Dakota Midco        
January 13 7:07 PM vs. Western Michigan Ralph Engelstad ArenaGrand Forks, North Dakota Midco        
January 14 6:07 PM vs. Western Michigan Ralph Engelstad ArenaGrand Forks, North Dakota Midco        
January 20 7:07 PM vs. Minnesota Duluth Ralph Engelstad ArenaGrand Forks, North Dakota Midco        
January 21 6:07 PM vs. Minnesota Duluth Ralph Engelstad ArenaGrand Forks, North Dakota Midco        
January 27 6:05 PM at Miami Steve Cady ArenaOxford, Ohio CBSSN        
January 28 6:05 PM at Miami Steve Cady ArenaOxford, Ohio          
February 10 8:00 PM at Denver Magness ArenaDenver, Colorado (Rivalry) CBSSN        
February 11 11:00 PM at Denver Magness ArenaDenver, Colorado (Rivalry)          
February 17 7:07 PM vs. St. Cloud State Ralph Engelstad ArenaGrand Forks, North Dakota CBSSN        
February 18 6:07 PM vs. St. Cloud State Ralph Engelstad ArenaGrand Forks, North Dakota Midco        
February 24 8:30 PM at Colorado College Ed Robson ArenaColorado Springs, Colorado ATTRM        
February 25 7:00 PM at Colorado College Ed Robson ArenaColorado Springs, Colorado          
March 3 7:07 PM vs. Omaha Ralph Engelstad ArenaGrand Forks, North Dakota Midco        
March 4 6:07 PM vs. Omaha Ralph Engelstad ArenaGrand Forks, North Dakota Midco        
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from USCHO.com Poll. All times are in Central Time.
Source:[2]

Scoring statisticsEdit

Goaltending statisticsEdit

RankingsEdit

Poll Week
Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 (Final)
USCHO.com 4 3 (1) 3 (2) 7 6 10 12 19 NR
USA Today 4 3 3 7 7 11 13 19 NR

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2022–23 Men's Hockey Roster".
  2. ^ "North Dakota 2021-22 Team Schedule". North Dakota Fighting Hawks. Retrieved September 10, 2022.