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The Locker Room with Tom Palkowski – Nov. 20, 2014

Thursday, November 20, 2014 6:17 PM
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Women’s hockey coach Tom Palkowski, forward Tara Baago and defenseman Nuala Flood join reporter Theresa Bourke in The Locker Room.

Women’s hockey seeks to regain momentum

Sunday, November 9, 2014 9:30 PM
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The St. Thomas women’s hockey team has a lot of hills to climb this season if it wants to repeat or surpass last year’s groundbreaking performance.

3 goals in 3rd period seal win for women’s hockey

Saturday, November 8, 2014 2:25 PM
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In the third period, the St. Thomas women’s hockey team exploded for three goals en route to a 3-2 win against Eau Claire Friday, the team’s first victory this season. 

Men’s hockey notches tie against Johnnies

Sunday, November 2, 2014 11:08 PM
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Backstopped by All-American goaltender Drew Fielding, the St. Thomas men’s hockey team skated to a 0-0 tie with St. John’s Friday in its first game of the MIAC Showcase.

Men’s hockey eyes national championship

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 11:29 PM
Forward Derek Jacobson pulls the puck out of the defensive zone in last year's game against Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The Tommies were one game away from a trip across the country to compete in the NCAA Division-III Frozen Four in Maine last year. (Eric Wuebben/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas men’s hockey team finished first in conference playoffs last year, but a loss to Wisconsin-Stevens Point ended its hopes of a national championship.

The Locker Room with Tom Palkowski — April 3, 2014

Thursday, April 3, 2014 9:47 PM
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Women’s hockey coach Tom Palkowski, forward Jenny Saxon and goalie Alise Riedel join reporter Briggs LeSavage in The Locker Room.

Six St. Thomas athletes receive Elite 22 honors

Monday, March 31, 2014 11:51 AM
Sophomore Joe Morris won the Elite 22 award for men's hockey. Five other Tommies won the award (Molly Sigler/TommieMedia).

Elite 22 is a new MIAC honor modeled after the NCAA Elite 89 award, which recognizes the player in each sport who has the highest GPA and whose team played in the conference championship.

Falcon women’s hockey seals Tommies’ fourth-place finish

Saturday, March 22, 2014 3:42 PM
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Forward Courtney Umland’s goal and assist were not enough to boost the St. Thomas women’s hockey team past Wis.-River Falls Saturday afternoon.

National title hopes end for Women’s hockey in OT

Friday, March 21, 2014 4:29 PM
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The No. 6-ranked St. Thomas women’s hockey team was eliminated from national championship contention after losing 1-0 Saturday.

Women’s hockey best friends Mumm and Bishop

Friday, March 21, 2014 3:58 PM
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Seniors Lauren Mumm and Andrea Bishop have been playing on the same hockey team for 17 years now.

Riedel receives All-American honors at banquet

Friday, March 21, 2014 1:02 PM
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Goaltender Alise Riedel of St. Thomas was named an All-American at the Division-III national championship banquet Thursday night in Plattsburgh, N.Y.

St. Thomas squares off against No. 1 Plattsburgh

Thursday, March 20, 2014 10:30 PM
The team gathers on the ice in celebration of the victory in the NCAA quarterfinals. St. Thomas takes on Plattsburgh at 2:30 p.m. Friday. (Christina Theodoroff/TommieMedia)

St. Thomas is riding a hot goaltender in Alise Riedel, while Plattsburgh has a potent offense that averages nearly five goals a game.

Men’s hockey earns best win percentage in 12 years

Thursday, March 20, 2014 3:32 PM
St. Thomas forward Thomas Williams looks on during the NCAA tournament. The Tommies finished the season with a 21-5-2 record (Eric Wuebben).

The Tommies went 13-1-2 in the MIAC and claimed the regular season and playoff conference titles en route to a berth in the NCAA tournament.

Pointers’ 3-0 shutout ends men’s hockey season

Saturday, March 15, 2014 11:26 PM
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The St. Thomas men’s hockey team’s season came to a close Saturday after losing to Wis.-Stevens Point 3-0 for the second time this season. 

5-0 victory shoots women’s hockey into NCAA Frozen Four

Saturday, March 15, 2014 12:08 AM
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Forward Courtney Umland’s two goals led the No. 6-ranked St. Thomas women’s hockey team to the D-III semifinal in a 5-0 victory Friday.