by Alan Babbitt
Hope College's American Collegiate Hockey Association team started its quest to repeat as national champions with two road victories last weekend.
The Flying Dutchmen defeated Northwood University 8-4 on Friday and 11-0 on Saturday in their season-opening series.
The Flying Dutchmen never trailed after taking a 3-1 lead during the first period. Goalie Austin Kane stopped 26 shots.
Forward Brendan Sanders had five assists and one goal.
Hope returns to the ice this weekend with a home-and-home series against the University of Michigan's ACHA team. Friday's home opener begins at 7:30 p.m.