April 18, 2012 11:50 AM
MISSOULA- The Missoula Maulers and Helena Bighorns both qualified for the Junior national tournament, but neither returned to Montana with any hardware. But one team will be a champion since the two rivals are duking it out for the American West Hockey League championship.
Missoula trails the Bighorns two... more »
April 16, 2012 10:25 PM
MISSOULA- The Missoula Maulers spent the afternoon back on the home ice. They're two games into their first-ever league championship series, and are right where they don't want to be, trailing two games to none.
Missoula put up a gallant effort Saturday night, losing 3-to-2 in overtime at Helena.... more »
April 13, 2012 9:08 AM
MISSOULA- The Missoula Maulers have improved every season since they first dropped the puck five years ago and now the junior hockey club needs only four more wins to claim their first league championship.
But standing in their way is their biggest rival. The Helena Bighorns won both the... more »
April 10, 2012 11:30 AM
MISSOULA- The Missoula Maulers hit the home ice on Monday afternoon to gear up for their first-ever American West Hockey League championship series. The Maulers are fresh off an appearance at the Tier-3 Junior National tournament in Minnesota where they finished with a record of 2-1.
One player who... more »
March 23, 2012 9:23 AM
MISSOULA- A great regular season is nice, but it can quickly be forgotten if you don't come through in the postseason.
The Missoula Maulers earned the top seed in the playoffs for the first time this year and the five-year old hockey club won their first three games in... more »
December 12, 2011 11:20 AM
MISSOULA- The Maulers entertained the home crowd in a rare Sunday night matchup. The game was originally scheduled for Friday, but was moved because of the Griz football game.
So it took a couple extra days for the boys in black and blue to beat up on Great Falls.... more »
November 2, 2011 10:03 AM
MISSOULA- More folks than ever are flocking to the Glacier Ice Rink to watch the Missoula Maulers hit the ice.
The hockey club has already sold 15% more tickets through their first four home games this season they did last year, when they went on to play for the... more »
September 30, 2011 11:51 AM
MISSOULA- The Missoula Maulers are ready to drop the puck on their fifth season of play with season opening match up set to face off this evening at the Glacier Ice Rick.
The Maulers will by playing their first game in the new American West Hockey League when they... more »
September 14, 2011 10:59 PM
MISSOULA, MT - The Missoula Maulers hit the road Thursday for a four-day preseason tournament at Helena. The 2nd Annual DJ's Automotive Challenge Cup includes all six teams from the American West Hockey League, plus the Glacier Nationals from the NORPAC. The host Helena Bighorns entered two teams.
"This event... more »
August 17, 2011 5:38 PM
MISSOULA- "Home cooking" continues to treat the Missoula Maulers just fine. The Maulers signed yet another Missoula native, Anders Nord, for the coming season.
Nord had 31 goals and 20 assists for the Missoula Bruins last year in just 29 games. He missed the first 15 games of the... more »
July 22, 2011 6:45 PM
MISSOULA- The Missoula Maulers will kick off their fifth season with a home game against the defending national champion Helena Bighorns on September 30, 2011.
The 50-game schedule includes 25 home games at Glacier Ice Rink including contests against five teams in the newly formed American West Hockey League... more »
June 15, 2011 8:24 PM
MISSOULA- The Missoula Maulers keep getting better and better every year and now heading into the team's fifth year on the ice, they want to make their league better, too. That's why Michael Burks and other junior hockey owners decided to leave the NORPAC and start up their own league.... more »
June 2, 2011 11:15 PM
MISSOULA- The Missoula Maulers plan to leave the Northern Pacific Hockey League (NORPAC) along with several of their Montana neighbors.
Bozeman Head Coach Bill Zaniboni says his team, Missoula, Tier III Junior A national champion Helena, and Billings will join with Great Falls and a yet to be named... more »
March 29, 2011 8:54 AM
MISSOULA- There's some big news for the Missoula Maulers with the Northern Pacific Hockey League awarding the franchise with its Organization of the Year award.
Not only did the Maulers have their best season to date, but outside of the rink the team excelled as well, making school appearances,... more »
March 15, 2011 1:40 AM
The Northern Pacific Hockey League has announced that Missoula Maulers Head Coach Marcus Baxter has been named the 2010/2011 NORPAC Coach of the Year. The Maulers first year head coach posted a 34-16 record and took Missoula to the America West Finals, which they lost to the Helena Bighorns. The... more »
March 3, 2011 1:11 AM
BILLINGS- The 2011 NORPAC playoffs have welcomed the Missoula Maulers with open arms and a two games to none lead.
Missoula capped off a second consecutive road win over the Billings Bulls, pressuring Billings to avoid a series sweep as the teams will next play a possible series-deciding Game... more »
February 28, 2011 8:17 PM
MISSOULA - The Missoula Maulers just wrapped up their regular season last Saturday and now can't wait to start some playoff hockey. At least they don't have to wait very long.
The Maulers start the postseason Tuesday night in Billings. Missoula is the #2 seed and they beat the... more »
February 17, 2011 8:47 AM
MISSOULA - The Maulers will return home again before season's end, but only once. So, the club held Fan Appreciation Night on Wednesday with free admission to a battle of the West's top teams.
The Maulers dressed up in uniforms promoting the Rocky Mountain Football League's Missoula Phoenix, whose... more »
January 15, 2011 1:09 AM
BOZEMAN - The Missoula Maulers avenged last weekend's loss to the Bozeman Icedogs with a 6-2 win Friday night in Bozeman.
Maulers leading scorer Chris Pontello started the tally of goals in the first period and added another in the third. Pontello also assisted a goal scored by Julian... more »
January 6, 2011 10:59 AM
MISSOULA - Every athletic organization prides itself on homegrown talent, the players who make their way up the ladder without having to switch allegiances.
Thanks to a growing interest in local hockey, Missoula can feel that same pride at every Maulers game.
During the heat of competition, its... more »
December 16, 2010 9:10 AM
MISSOULA - The Missoula Maulers are playing Santa Claus after fans helped with their Christmas shopping.
The team held its first ever teddy bear toss Thursday night at Glacier Ice Rink and fans waited until Chris Pontello scored the Maulers' first goal of the second period before throwing their... more »
November 26, 2010 6:39 PM
MISSOULA- The Missoula Maulers spend the weekend on the road, and the junior hockey club better get used to it.
The Maulers play only 2 of their next 17 games at their home rink. But the boys in black and blue don't think all the bus trips will slow... more »
October 28, 2010 11:09 AM
MISSOULA - It was a rare Wednesday night skate for the Missoula Maulers when they welcomed the Bozeman Icedogs to the Glacier Ice Rink.
The Maulers were on a first period power play thanks to a hit from behind when Julian Breaux took the shot on goal, and Aaron... more »
September 22, 2010 8:15 PM
MISSOULA - Another season drops the puck this weekend when the Missoula Maulers begin their fourth season in the NORPAC with a trip to Cody Wyoming.
This year's squad features 17 new players and five local skaters will wear the black and blue. Through three weeks of practice, it's... more »
June 8, 2010 7:25 PM
MISSOULA - The Missoula Maulers have added to local products to their roster. Forwards Castle Creighton and Cody Skilling spent last season with the State Championship Missoula Bruins, they will join the Maulers this Fall. Creighton and Skilling join former Bruins teammate Al Maul, who played for the Maulers last... more »
January 31, 2010 6:49 PM
Smurfit-Stone employees received an outpouring of support from the Frenchtown and Missoula community.
Businesses have been offering discounts for former employees and the Maulers gave Smurfit-Stone employees and their families half off for the all the games this weekend.
Employees showed Saturday night and Sunday to watch the... more »
January 23, 2010 10:35 AM
Missoula's junior hockey club played their last eight games on the road nut it didn't bother them too much.
The boys in black and blue won seven of those contests and on Friday night, they skated on the home ice again against the last place Butte RoughRiders.
The... more »