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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 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 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 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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