The University of Idaho Men's Hockey Club is a member of the Collegiate Ice Hockey Association or CIHA (www.cihahockey.com) and is one of the longest running clubs at the University of Idaho. We are in the Northwest Collegiate Hockey Conference or NWCHC. Our conference opponents consist of Western Washington University Vikings, Portland State Vikings and the Eastern Washington University Eagles. The four conference teams compete for the NWCHC title and a birth in the CIHA National Tournament.
Our team plays 28 games a season starting in mid-September and ending in mid-March. The team practices twice a week at the Palouse Ice Rink in Moscow, Idaho, which is about 5 minutes from campus.
Practice times are as follows:
Our games take place primarily on weekends. The team typically travels on Fridays after class, plays Friday night and Saturday night at locations throughout the pacific northwest. Other non-conference opponents include Gonzaga University, Washington State University, University of Washington, Central Washington University, Boise State University, Montana State University, Montana Tech University, University of Oregon, and the University of Utah. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and visit our website www.vandalhockey.com.
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