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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 senior forward Shane Smith celebrates a goal. Smith had two goals in EWUs 11-2 victory over Idaho Friday.

Hunt has hat trick as Eagles roll

November 10, 2019

The EWU hockey team (5-1, 8-8-1) trounced the Idaho Vandals 11-2 Friday night. EWU out shot Idaho 41-9, and led all game. EWU was led in scoring by...

EWU sophomore forward Mitch Hunt (left, #29) pursues the puck. The Eagles swept Boise State in a two-game weekend series.

Eagles tame Broncos in two-game sweep

October 27, 2019

This story was updated on Nov. 20. EWU (4-0, 7-7) beat the Boise State Broncos twice in as many tries this weekend. EWU won 3-2 Friday in a shootout...

EWU celebrates a goal. The Eagles swept WSU in a two-game series over the weekend.

Eagles ice Cougars in two-game series

October 20, 2019

The EWU hockey team (2-0, 5-6) swept the Washington State Cougars (0-2),(5-5) in a two-game series this weekend by scores of 2-1 and 5-1, respectively. T...

EWU sophomore Reed Kaiser (#4) takes a shot. Kaiser had three goals in EWU’s 12-0 rout of Gonzaga on Sept. 27.

Kaiser brings love for hockey to EWU

October 11, 2019

Reed Kaiser would title his NHL Hall of Fame speech “For the Love of the Game.” The 5’8”, 165 lb sophomore forward has loved hockey since he...

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 ...

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