The University of Oregon men's ice hockey team is an American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Division 2 club team that is in the PAC-8 Hockey Conference. The Ducks have competitively battled on the ice since 1989 and are a student-run, student-focused organization supported primarily by member dues as well as donations. The team is led by Head Coach Rylee Orr and Assistant Coach Christian Vivian.
Since the club’s start, the team has won five PAC-8 Championships in ten appearances. Including back to back in 2008, 2009 and 2019 and 2020. The Ducks also have a heated rivalry with the University of Washington Huskies which includes a best of 4 series with the winner receiving the I-5 Cup. The Oregon Hockey Team’s success is not limited to PAC-8 Championships. In the 2008-2009 season, a PAC-8 championship year, the team was 8th overall in the ACHA’s West Division.
Most recently, in the 2019-20 season, the team won the PAC-8 championship tournament and went to Regionals. During that season, the team finished 5th in the ACHA rankings in the West Region and were as high as 3rd.
The Rink Exchange at the Lane Events Center located in Eugene, Ore. is the home ice for the team. The season runs from the beginning of October to the beginning of February, and games are typically Friday and Saturday evenings.