2022-23 D1 Schedule Released!

The air is warm, outdoor pools are full, and most people are refusing to think about the upcoming Winter. However, the players, coaches, and staff of NIU Hockey are already in full preparation and anticipation of NIU Hockey club’s 57th season and the 2022-2023 D1 Regular Season Schedule has been released! The schedule features 32 … Continued

Registration for Training Camp and Tryouts Coming Soon

Be on the lookout for the training camp and tryout registration. If you have any questions contact Wayne Bower at 312-953-7867 or via email at waynebower12@aol.com or Brad Stoffers at 314-623-5062 or via email at NIUhockeycoach@gmail.comWe are scheduled to start the week of August 15th!! I hope everyone had a great summer.

Brad Stoffers named as DI Head Coach

Northern Illinois University has named Brad Stoffers the new Head Coach of their 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 quickly … Continued


The NIU Hockey Club will be hosting their first prospect skate of the spring on Saturday May 7th at 1pm at the CANLAN Ice Sports Arena in West Dundee. Please contact Wayne Bower (waynebower12@aol.com 312-953-7867) or Brad Stoffers (niuhockeycoach@gmail 314-623-5062) to confirm your spot. Prospect Skate 5.7.22

NIU Hockey Announces Resignation of DI Head Coach Nick Madonia

By Kim Paulsen  3/21/2022 – DeKalb, IL | DI Huskies head coach Nick Madonia has announced his resignation from the NIU Hockey program as the organization has officially concluded the 2021-2022 season.  Madonia, who has been the head coach of the DI Huskies for the past two seasons, made his decision on his own terms … Continued

D1 Spring Season Recap 2022

By Morgan Haga  3/1/22       Dekalb, IL            The DI Huskies finished their third season as a D1 team. Their record for this season, improved from past seasons, was 4-19-3 (Wins, Loss, Overtime Loss). This year, the team was able to adjust their defense strategies and push the Huskies … Continued

D3 Huskies Season Recap Spring Semester

 By Morgan Haga  2/14/2022   Dekalb, IL           The DIII Huskies finished their season with a record of 8 wins, 19 losses, 1 loss in overtime (8-19-1). For the spring semester, the Huskies battled multiple problems with players’ injuries and COVID protocols changing.  Forward Jason Kliment is the point leader of … Continued