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EWU players celebrate a goal during the Eagles' 6-4 victory over Montana State Saturday.

EWU hockey splits series, gets big Senior Night win

January 26, 2020

The EWU hockey team (13-17-1) split the last weekend home series of the year against the No. 3 ranked team in the West, Montana State (18-7-1). The...

EWU sophomore forward Mitch Hunt (center) skates down the ice. Hunt had a hat trick in EWU's 9-3 victory over Washington Saturday.

EWU trumps Huskies in two-game sweep

November 26, 2019

The EWU hockey team (9-1, 12-9-1) won two games last weekend against the University of Washington by scores of 5-0 and 9-3. EWU was led in scoring by sophomore...

EWU celebrates a goal during its 6-2 victory over SRJC Thursday.

EWU rolls to victory amidst coaching change

October 18, 2019

EWU (6-3) pulled out a decisive 6-2 win Thursday night against the Santa Rosa Junior College Polar Bears. Earlier in the day EWU decided to relieve...

EWU and Oregon players get ready for a faceoff. Oregon swept EWU in the two game series.

Eagles plucked by Ducks in two-game sweep

October 13, 2019

EWU (2-6) fell prey to the Oregon Ducks (4-0) during a two-game series this weekend, with Oregon winning 7-0 and 5-2 respectively. The Eagles were outscored...

EWU Hockey returns looking for a Pac-8 championship

EWU Hockey returns looking for a Pac-8 championship

October 2, 2019

Forechecks, backchecks, haymakers and hat-tricks are finally back. EWU hockey has returned.  Last year, the team was 10-2 in league play before losing to the...

EWU sophomore forward Mitch Hunt attacks the puck during EWU's 12-0 rout over Gonzaga Friday night.

Eagles destroy Zags in hockey opener

September 28, 2019

The EWU hockey team (2-0) scored a total of 12 goals Friday in the season opening game against Gonzaga (0-2) at the URC in Cheney. Senior forward Reed ...

Two hockey club members in a game against Washington State this season. The club recently joined the Pac-8, a Division II conference in the American Collegiate Hockey Association | Photo courtesy of EWU Hockey Club

EWU hockey club moves to Pac-8

June 6, 2018

EWU hockey has a new conference. The men’s club hockey team will be moving to the Pac-8 conference, EWU Hockey Club president Zachery Mindermann announced on...

Unpredictability making hockey playoffs that much better

By Sam Deal, Sports Editor

June 3, 2015

The NBA can’t compete with the NHL. Professional basketball may draw bigger ratings and have bigger stars, but in terms of excitement, it simply cannot compete up with professional hockey. Both leagues have reached their respective conference finals and are mere days away from championship finals, but as all four series are shaping up and entering the home stretch there...

Puck drop ceremony at the EWU Pink in the Rink hockey game Oct. 10

Hockey and cancer take center ice

October 16, 2014

Eastern men’s varsity hockey team played their annual Pink in the Rink game Oct. 10 against the University of Victoria’s Vikes. The festivities...

Brandon Wilbert keeps the puck away from a competing player.

Hockey foresees exciting new season

October 6, 2014

Young Eastern Eagles hockey team is looking to have a bounce back season with a revitalized roster and newfound commitment to the game. “We lo...

Women's hockey ready for any upset

Women’s hockey ready for any upset

October 31, 2013

    With a tentative schedule, the EWU women’s hockey club never knows what to expect. Earlier in October, the Eagles have played...

Goalie Jason Greenwell said he's considering playing overseas in Europe after his days at Eastern are over.
Photos by Anna Mills

Hockey players debate professional avenues

May 30, 2013

Rigors of junior hockey apparent to aspiring hockey players By Peter Sowards SENIOR REPORTER   [email protected] After being released by the ...

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