Dakota College at Bottineau Lumberjacks men's ice hockey

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Dakota College-Bottineau Lumberjacks
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City Bottineau, North Dakota
League National Junior College Athletic Association
Founded1975 (1975)
Home arena Bottineau Community Arena
Colors Green, Black, and White
Head coachTravis Rybchinski (2001-present)

The Dakota College at Bottineau Lumberjacks Ice Hockey are a Junior Collegiate ice hockey team from Bottineau, North Dakota. The Lumberjacks are one of seven sanctioned sports at Dakota College at Bottineau, a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).


The Lumberjacks play their home games at the 800-seat Bottineau Community Arena, also referred to as the Lumberdome.

Dakota College play roughly a 30-game season schedule against NJCAA opponents, and various ACHA, NCAA Division III teams, college JV teams, and Jr. A teams.


The Lumberjacks have won the NJCAA National Championships ten times: 1986, 1991, 1998, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2016, and 2017. [1]

During the 2005–06 season, the team participated in the Junior A Superior International Junior Hockey League.

Season-by-season results

Note: This is a partial list of seasons from 2001–present.

2002–03151210130141NJCAA Champions
2003–04131240113112Lost NJCAA final Morrisville State College
2004–052050013874Lost NJCAA final to SUNY Morrisville
2005–0689128687 SIJHL (did not participate)
2006–0723610----NJCAA Champions
2007–081982120493NJCAA Champions
2008–09161010NJCAA Champions
2009–1016921NJCAA Champions
2010-11Lost NJCAA final to Monroe Community College

Notable alumni

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