DU men’s hockey team celebrates national championship with fans

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DENVER — The University of Denver men’s hockey team returned home to Magness Arena as NCAA champions Tuesday night.

The Pioneers beat the University of Minnesota Duluth, 3-2, on Saturday night in Chicago for their eighth championship.

On Tuesday, the team held a rally at Magness Arena. They were honored by Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper. Coaches and players signed autographs for fans.