The Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs begin their march to its second straight National Championship Saturday, when they play the Maine Black Bears in the first round of the NCAA Hockey Tournament in Worcester, Ma. (6:30 p.m. on Fox Sports North Plus). The winner of the contest will advance to the tournament's Elite 8 round, where it will play either Boston College Eagles or Air Force Falcons.
Last year, Minnesota-Duluth began its championship run in Bridgeport, Ct. and made it all the way to the Frozen Four, where this year it will be played in Tampa, Fl.
Here's the game's game time, TV schedule and other information:
Location: DCU Center, in Worcester, Ma.
Game Time: 7:30 p.m. ET, 6:30 p.m. local.
TV information: ESPN 3 or Fox Sports North Plus
Winner faces: Boston College/Air Force winner (4 p.m. ET on ESPNU).
For more on the road to the Frozen Four in Tampa, stick with our 2012 NCAA Hockey Tournament storystream. You can also follow Western College Hockey and SB Nation's NHL hub for more NCAA Hockey news.