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  • Tuesday, October 18, 2022 5:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    The game-winning goal by forward Tyler Weiss in the third period of Omaha’s Oct. 14 game at Lake Superior State is the #5 play in the NCHC Top 5 Plays of the Week – Oct. 18, 2022.  

    Weiss scored the breakaway goal off a feed from freshman defenseman Jacob Guevin. The goal put UNO up 2-1 in the contest, and helped the Mavs secure a 3-1 victory over the Lakers (Omaha’s first win of the 2022-23 season). 

    The fifth year grad student has 2 goals and 2 assists on the season. 

    >> Weiss’s performance was also discussed on this week’s episode of the #mavpuckcastclick here to view this week’s episode

  • Monday, October 17, 2022 3:11 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    On this week’s episode of the #mavpuckcast... Bridget joins Jon to break down the Omaha Hockey team’s first road series at Lake Superior State on Oct. 14-15 (includes their picks for “Player of the Week” for the series). Then — in honor of the 25th anniversary of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Hockey program’s first-ever game on Oct. 17, 1997 — Bridget interviews original UNO Hockey (and Omaha Lancer) PA Announcer Fred Fahrenbruch (better known to Omahan’s by his radio name “Fred Brooks”) about his memories of his time behind the microphone at UNO games (includes pictures from Jon and Bridget’s personal collection). The episode concludes with a look at — and predictions for — Omaha’s upcoming series against the Alaska Nanooks at Baxter Arena on Oct. 21 and 23. 

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  • Tuesday, October 11, 2022 8:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Junior forward Brock Bremer’s power play goal in the third period of the UNO Hockey team’s Oct. 8 game against Niagara at Baxter Arena is the #4 play in the NCHC Top 5 Plays of the Week – Oct. 11, 2022. 

    Bremer scored the goal (with assists from Ty Mueller and Davis Pennington) at the 2:26 mark in the third period, lifting Omaha to a 3-2 lead over the Purple Eagles. 

    The Mavericks lost the game 4-3 to Niagara. 

    >> Bremer’s performance in the series was also discussed on this week’s episode of the #mavpuckcast — click here to view this week’s episode

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    NCHC Top 5 Plays of the Week – Oct. 11, 2022 

  • Tuesday, October 11, 2022 9:36 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    On this week’s episode of the #mavpuckast... Jon gives a preview of the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s upcoming “Wear Black, Give Back: UNO Giving Day” event on Oct. 12-13. Jason and Jon pick apart the Omaha Hockey program getting swept by the Niagara Purple Eagles on Oct. 7-8 at Baxter Arena (the first time a Maverick team has been swept in a home opening series since 1999). They introduce a new segment called “Things You Missed at Baxter Arena” that analyzes new in-game experiences unveiled by the athletic department (includes video clips). They discuss two events put on by the UNO Alumni Association in conjunction with UNO Hockey and the university’s homecoming — the Maverick Tailgate on Oct. 7 and the Family Festival on Oct. 8 at Tal Anderson Field/Maverick Park (includes video clips). They wrap up the show with a preview of Omaha’s upcoming series at Lake Superior State in Sault Ste. Marie, MI, on Oct. 14-15 at LSSU’s Taffy Abel Arena. 

    To learn more about the university’s “Wear Black, Give Back: UNO Giving Day” event, visit https://givingday.unomaha.edu 

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  • Tuesday, October 04, 2022 9:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    UNO sophomore defenseman Davis Pennington’s goal-saving play in the first period of UNO’s exhibitionagainst MSU-Mankato on Oct. 1 at Baxter Arena is the #5 play in the NCHC Top 5 Plays of the Week – Oct. 4, 2022. 

    Pennington made a diving save in the crease behind goaltender Jake Kucharski to thwart MSU-Mankato forward Ondrej Pavel from scoring. 

    The UNO Hockey team went on to win the exhibition 7-2. 

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    NCHC Top 5 Plays of the Week – Oct. 4, 2022 

  • Monday, October 03, 2022 12:33 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    On this week’s episode of the #mavpuckcast... Jason and Jon discuss the University of Nebraska at Omaha Hockey program’s 7-2 exhibition victory over the MSU-Mankato Mavericks. They talk about some in-game glitches — with concessions and the ribbon board graphics — during the exhibition. They talk about the new magnetic game schedules for UNO Hockey fans. They wrap the show up with their predictions for Omaha’s upcoming series against the Niagara Purple Eagles on Oct. 7-8 at Baxter Arena... and talk about fan support of the hockey team. 

    Includes team celebration video and video of the “end of game” presentation of the “Spirit of the Maverick” trophy. 

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  • Monday, September 26, 2022 5:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    A new season is here! On this week’s episode of the #mavpuckcast... Jason and Jon discuss the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) and give their preseason picks in the conference race. They also look into their crystal balls and predict which NCAA men’s hockey team will win the national championship. Omaha Athletics’ recent open house for Maverick Hockey is also talked about, and the upcoming exhibition game against the MSU-Mankato Mavericks at Baxter Arena is analyzed. To cap the episode, Jason and Jon bring back the “What Are We Drinking?” segment (a segment last featured on the first season of the Mavpuckcast). 

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  • Thursday, March 17, 2022 12:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    On this week's episode of the #mavpuckcast... Jason and Jon discuss the UNO Hockey team's conference playoff series at Western Michigan on March 11 and 12. They discuss UNO reporter Jordan McAlpine's story that revealed the non-conference slate for the 2022-23 season — and analyze whether or not UNO should be playing a tougher schedule out of conference. They wrap the episode up with their predictions for the NCHC Frozen Face-off on March 18-19. 

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  • Tuesday, March 08, 2022 11:23 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    On this week's episode of the #mavpuckcast... Jon, Bridget, Jason, and Jolene discuss UNO's series against North Dakota at Baxter Arena on March 4 and 5. They talk about fan behavior at the series — including an incident that resulted in arrests and injuries — and discuss what can be done to mitigate such occurrences in the future. They look at parking problems at Baxter Arena during the North Dakota series, talk about positive press for UNO's mini-Zamboni "The Mavboni," and wrap up the episode with their predictions for UNO's NCHC playoff series at Western Michigan in Kalamazoo, MI, on March 11-13. 

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  • Wednesday, March 02, 2022 10:15 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    On this week's episode of the #mavpuckcast, Jason and Jon talk about the "revived" Omaha Hockey team's resurgence as they took on Denver in a 2-game series at Baxter Arena. They look at a new tradition that sprouted up at UNO games involving John Denver's song "Take Me Home, Country Roads." They look at an interesting "fan perk" done recently for a WMU Hockey road game — and discuss whether or not UNO should do something similar. Various playoff scenarios in the NCHC are analyzed, along with the team's NCAA tournament chances. They conclude the episode with their predictions for the upcoming regular season finale against North Dakota on March 4 and 5 at Baxter Arena. 

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