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9/14/14 - Bears kick off preseason with 5-2 win over Superior RoughRiders (WSHL)
The UNC Bears Hockey team began the 2014-15 season with a big 5-2 win over the Superior RoughRiders. The Superior RoughRiders are a Junior A Tier III hockey team based out of Superior, CO and is made up of 17-20 year olds.
After a slow start, the Bears came to play in the 2nd period and then took over in the 3rd period where they scored 4 of their 5 total goals in the game. Senior Forward Kenny Higdon started the scoring off in the 1st period, followed up by goals in the 3rd period by Junior Forward Mike Tabrum, Senior Forward Blaine Shrum, Senior Forward Colten Foster, and Freshmen Forward Brady Christiaens. The new look Bears', headed by a knowledgeable new coaching staff, looked very strong and promising after coming off only two official practices together as a team.
The Bears will be back in action this Friday night (9/19) as they travel to Cheyenne, WY to take on the Cheyenne Stampede in their second and final preseason game of the year. The Stampede are a Junior A Tier III team based out of Cheyenne, WY.
The UNC Bears will be back Thursday, September 25, 2014 to take on University of Wyoming in their home opener of the 2014-15 regular season. We look forward to seeing all of you Bears' hockey fans to kick off the new season.
8/10/14 - Home game times posted
Game times for all 2014-15 home games are posted. Please click on the "Schedule/Results" tab above for this information plus the full 2014-15 schedule for your UNC Bears Men's Hockey team.
With two weeks until the start of classes for the Fall 2014 semester, the Bears are very excited for all returning/prospect players for this upcoming season to arrive back in Greeley. The Bears will have a mandatory pre-tryout meeting with the coaching staff on Thursday, August 28, 2014 (first week of classes), followed by open tryouts September 1-3 at the Greeley Ice Haus, and then will begin right away with practices in preparations for the Bears' first exhibition game on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the Greeley Ice Haus vs. the Junior 'A' WSHL Roughriders.
Get ready for a fun and exciting season! GO BEARS!
6/22/14 - UNC Bears Hockey 2014-15 Game Schedule released
The UNC Bears Men's Ice Hockey team is very excited to release their official game schedule for the upcoming 2014-15 season.
The Bears will begin the season playing two exhibition/preseason games, the first on Saturday September 13, 2014, at the Greeley Ice Haus against the WSHL RoughRiders. The RoughRiders are a Junior 'A'
hockey program based out of Boulder, CO, and are a member of the Western States Hockey League (WSHL). The second preseason game for the Bears will be held in Cheyenne, WY, against the Cheyenne Stampede on Friday, September 19, 2014. The Stampede are also a Junior 'A' team and a member of the WSHL. Coming just a week after the Bears' final tryout to determine the roster for the 2014-15 season, both of these games will provide a great opportunity for players to start developing chemistry with one another before the start of the regular season and will allow Head Coach Ken Fikis and the rest of the Bears' coaching staff to begin piecing together the team they want moving forward into the Bears' home opener.
The UNC Bears will play the University of Wyoming for their home opener on Thursday night, September 23, 2014.
Several very important home games that you won't want to miss include games against the University of Colorado (DI), Denver University (DII), Weber State (DII), and Utah State (DII).
Other notable DIII opponents for the UNC Bears this coming season include Texas Tech, University of South Florida, University of Nebraska, and Northern Arizona. Along with these opponents, the Bears will have the usual exciting games against Metro State (two home games), Wyoming (three home games), and Colorado State (two home games).
All game times right now are TBA, but all home game times at the Greeley Ice Haus will be finalized and updated to the website very soon! Keep posted and an announcement will be made as soon as this has be done.
With just a couple more months until the start of 2014-15 season, the Bears coaching staff and players are hard at work in preparations for a hopeful run at the National Tournament and for anticipations of a very exciting season! We cannot wait to see all you Bears' Hockey fans in September and hope everyone is having a safe and fun summer!
Please click on the "2014-15 Schedule/Results" tab at the top of the page to view more information on game dates, opponents, times, locations, and results throughout the season.
Thursday, Sept. 25th
U. of Wyoming
7:30pm Greeley Ice Haus