Huskies welcome Coach Brad Stoffers to the Pack

Northern Illinois University has named Brad Stoffers the new Head Coach of their D1 ACHA hockey team! Brad Stoffers comes to NIU from the Chicago Cougars in the USPHL Premier League. He was the first and only Head Coach in the team’s history joining in June 2015 as an expansion franchise in the league and … Continued

Weitzel Commits to NIU for 2020-2021

Northern Illinois University Hockey is excited to announce the addition of Brandon Weitzel to our 2020-2021 recruiting class. Weitzel, a 5’8″ 175 lbs. forward from Morris, Illinois previously playing for Joliet Jaguars. Coach Rucinski stated “I like the speed and energy Brandon brought to the game and look forward to seeing him perform with us.” Weitzel said … Continued

Ruttenberg Commits to NIU for 2020-2021

Northern Illinois University Hockey is excited to announce the addition of Max Ruttenburg to our 2020-2021 recruiting class. Ruttenburg, a 5’10” 178 lbs. forward from Barrington, Illinois previously playing for Barrington High School this past season. Coach Wallace commented “He is a smart player both on and off the ice, who we look forward to observing his continuing … Continued

Tennell Commits to NIU for 2020-2021

Northern Illinois University Hockey is excited to announce the addition of Shane Tennell to our 2020-2021 recruiting class. Tennell, a 5’8″ 145 lbs. forward from Cary, Illinois previously playing for the D155 Predators HS. Tennell said “I chose NIU because it gives me the opportunity to get a good education and play competitive hockey while staying close to … Continued

Huskies Wrap Up Season with MCH Conference Playoffs Lose to Maryville

By Morgan Haga 3/7/2020   Dekalb, IL – The D1 Huskies traveled to St. Louis, Missouri for MCH Conference Playoffs. Friday March 6, the Huskies took on Maryville University Saints for round one. Unfortunately, the Huskies fell to the Saints 3-6.   Friday’s game, the Huskies skated out ready to fight for a second round chance. … Continued

D1 Huskies Drop Pair to Missouri State

By Morgan Haga 2/23/2020 Dekalb, IL – The D1 Huskies traveled to Springfield, Missouri to take on the Missouri State University Icebears. The Huskies dropped the weekend, Friday falling 5-3 and Saturday, 7-4. Friday night, the Huskies battled through the first period but did not score until the second period. Freshman Hunter Wahl scored the … Continued

D1 drops weekend series to Robert Morris

By Morgan Haga 2/16/2020 DeKalb, IL – The D1 Huskies traveled to Bensenville, Illinois to take on Robert Morris University Illinois. Unfortunately, the Huskies fell both nights Friday 3-10 and Saturday1-6. Friday night the Huskies came out hoping to win but the Eagles scored first and continued to raise the score. RMU started the game … Continued