MEN'S HOCKEY: Cichy excited about return to Grand Forks


Mike Cichy was just 16 years old when he became the focus of an intense recruiting battle between UND and the Halifax Mooseheads of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

“I was a little hot shot back then,” he said with a laugh. “(Halifax) was pushing hard. I just wanted to play pro hockey like any kid. It was tempting, but my mom kept me level-headed and helped me make the right choice.”

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Brad Elliott Schlossman
Schlossman is in his 10th year covering college hockey for the Herald. In 2014, he was named one of the top three beat writers in the country by the Associated Press Sports Editors. He has voted in the national college hockey poll since 2007 and has served as a member of the Hobey Baker and Patty Kazmaier Award committees.
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