UW Hockey

Photo by RON WURZER

Purple Pucks

You won’t be thrown in the penalty box if you didn’t know the UW had a hockey team. Most people aren’t aware that the Huskies have had a club team since the 1920s. Husky hockey—which is primarily funded by student dues, fundraising and scholarships—competes in the Pac-8 Conference against Arizona State, California, Stanford, UCLA, USC, Oregon, Utah and Washington State. Here, JD White heads back to the ice for the second period of a game at a Mountlake Terrace ice rink against Idaho on Sept. 28, 2013, while teammates Kyle Umlauf, back left, and Alex Black get ready. By the way, it was a blowout. Huskies 11, Vandals 1.


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