COLLEGE WOMEN'S HOCKEY
What: WCHA men's series When: 7:07 p.m. today and Saturday Where: DECC (5,294) Tickets: Standing room only Ranking: Minnesota is No. 2 in the U.S. College Hockey Online poll, UMD is receiving votes Radio-TV: KDAL 610 AM; WDIO, Chs. 10&13 Seri...
What: WCHA men's series
When: 7:07 p.m. today and Saturday
Where: DECC (5,294)
Tickets: Standing room only
Ranking: Minnesota is No. 2 in the U.S. College Hockey Online poll, UMD is receiving votes
Radio-TV: KDAL 610 AM; WDIO, Chs. 10&13
Series: Minnesota leads 122-66-11, and was 2-1-1 vs. UMD last season
Coaches Don Lucia is 464-238-55 in 20 seasons, the last eight at Minnesota
* Scott Sandelin is 98-124-28 in seven seasons at UMD
GOPHERS update Senior G Kellen Briggs is expected to start today. He had a school-record 12th career shutout last Friday against Colorado College 2-0 in Minneapolis. He has a mark of 69-28-6 for the third-most wins in school history. Sophomore G Jeff Frazee will likely start Saturday. Freshman C Kyle Okposo had a hat-trick in Saturday's 8-1 win over CC. Freshman RW Jay Barriball has a seven-game point streak and junior D Alex Goligoski a six-game streak Bulldogs update UMD is 4-0-1 the last five home games vs. Minnesota. Freshman Alex Stalock has played the first six games of the season, the first Bulldog G to do so since Brant Nicklin in 1998-99. The Bulldogs have at least one power-play goal in every game to lead Division I at 13-for-45 (28.9). UMD is without senior G Josh Johnson (hand injury). Coach Scott Sandelin was piecing together a lineup Thursday for today because of a number of injuries from last week.
UMD Lines from last Saturday Mason Raymond-Matt McKnight-Bryan McGregor, Michael Gergen-Jordan Fulton--Andrew Carroll, Jeff McFarland-Drew Akins-Mike Curry, Matt Greer-Logan Gorsalitz-Mitch Ryan Defensive pairs Matt Niskanen-Josh Meyers, Jay Cascalenda-Ryan Geris, Jason Garrison-Trent Palm Goalies Alex Stalock, Nate Ziegelmann