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UND has three Manitoba-born players:
Credentials: Three seasons with MJHL Selkirk Steelers; league MVP after 40-goal, 92 points season in 2009-10; joined UND in January.
Dickin says: "I thought (last season's eight games) were huge, actually. I know now what I'm coming into for this season. I know it was only eight games but it was right at the end of the year when the games mean so much."
Credentials: 2nd on the BCHL's Penticton Vees last season with 72 points in 58 games; rookie of the year in the MJHL in 2009-10 with 61 goals in 53 games; sixth-round draft pick by Tampa Bay in 2010; has missed time with an injury to start this season.
O'Donnell says, on why UND: "It was a real easy decision. You hear a lot about the Sioux. I think I saw my first game here when I was 10 so ever since, it's been a dream of mine."
Hometown: St. Anne
Credentials: Strong two-way player was captain of the MJHL champ Portage Terriers last season; scored 62 points in 62 games, 10th in MJHL scoring; helped Terriers to ANAVET Cup and their berth in the RBC Cup national championship tournament.
Pattyn says: "The program and tradition are what guided me here."
-- Tim Campbell