The 15-7-1 University of Minnesota Golden Gophers play two games this weekend against the 11-8-2 University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. The Gopher hockey team have lost their last two games, falling 3-2 to Northeastern in the Mariucci Classic championship and 4-3 to Notre Dame in Saturday's U.S. Hall of Fame game, while North Dakota defeated Clarkson 3-1 last weekend in Winnipeg.
Minnesota enters this weekend ranked fifth in both the USCHO and USA Today/USA Hockey polls. UND is ranked 17th in the USCHO poll and is unranked by USA Today.
Details for this weekend's series are below. Remember Saturday's game is on FSN Plus because of the Wild playing St. Louis.
Game Location: Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Friday's TV Schedule: Fox Sports North
Saturday's TV Schedule:
Announcers: Anthony LaPanta, Kevin Gorg & Marney Gellner
Radio: ESPN 1500
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