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 Coaches Cooper Limb and Christian Vivian.
Since the club’s start, the team has won three PAC-8 Championships in eight appearances. 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 2012-2013 season, the Ducks were ranked 15th regionally.
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.