Ice Bears

After nearly three weeks since the Missouri State Ice Bears regular season ended, they made the trip to Dallas, Texas, for the American Collegiate Hockey Association National Tournament. The Ice Bears were the No. 14 seed in the tournament and faced the University of Buffalo in the opening round.

The Missouri State Ice Bears closed the book on the regular season this weekend against the University of Oklahoma. The last time these two teams met, the Ice Bears scored their first regulation victories at home versus the Sooners on Feb. 1-2.

The Missouri State Ice Bears need to start playing their best hockey. During a big weekend, up in North Dakota, the Ice Bears needed to do just that.

The Ice Bears’ leading scorer, with 26 goals and 25 assists so far this season, has been influential to the team on and off the ice. With no knowledge of Springfield, Missouri, or the Bears, Nikita Salnikov moved from his home in Benza, Russia, to Dallas, Texas, at 17 years old. In Dallas, N…

Few things in sports are more exciting than playoff hockey, whether its professional or at the college level, the atmosphere jumps to another level.

Twelve games is all that remains in the Missouri State Ice Bears regular season. Coming off a big rivalry weekend sweep of Mizzou, the Ice Bears looked to build on their recent home ice success.

Coming into the week, the Missouri State Ice Bears had three big home games facing the No. 1 team in the nation, the Lindenwood Lions, on Thursday, while taking on their in-state rivals, the Missouri Tigers over the weekend.

The Missouri State Ice Bears have seen a fair share of success this season, and they looked to continue their momentum into the bottom half of their schedule.