College men's hockey: Ala.-Huntsville at Minn. Duluth
College Men's hockey ALABAMA-HUNTSVILLE (3-19-1) AT MINNESOTA DULUTH (10-17-5) What Nonconference men's series When 7:07 p.m. today and Saturday Where Amsoil Arena (6,726) Ranking Neither team is ranked. Media: 4X-FM (94.1 in Duluth-Superior, 104...
College Men's hockey
ALABAMA-HUNTSVILLE (3-19-1) AT MINNESOTA DULUTH (10-17-5)
What Nonconference men's series
When 7:07 p.m. today and Saturday
Where Amsoil Arena (6,726)
Ranking Neither team is ranked.
Media: 4X-FM (94.1 in Duluth-Superior, 104.3 in surrounding area), KQ 105.5 (Grand Rapids) and KQ 106.7 (Babbitt and Ely); My9
Series: MD leads 2-0.
r Scott Sandelin is 227-227-63 in 13 years at UMD.
r Kurt Kleinendorst is 3-19-1 in first year at Alabama-Huntsville.
The Bulldogs are 0-7-2 the last nine games and 0-1-2 the last three, with the last win coming Jan. 18 at Colorado College 3-2. Freshman G Matt McNeely had a career-high 38 saves in last Saturday's 2-2 overtime tie at No. 2 Minnesota. He's started 14 of the past 16 games. Junior D Tim Smith leads in plus-minus at plus-7. UMD is 5-8-1 at home and has lost four straight at Amsoil Arena. Freshman LW Austin Farley is second among WCHA rookies in goal-scoring in WCHA play with 12 (13 overall). Freshman C Tony Cameranesi has 11 (14 overall)
The Chargers, former members of the defunct College Hockey America, finish their season in Duluth. Huntsville hasn't played in 20 days, since losing 4-3 at fellow independent Penn State. The Chargers have lost nine straight against Division I opponents since a 2-1 win at Lake Superior State on Nov. 16, and have been outscored this season 95-34. They rank last among 59 Division I teams in scoring at 1.48 goals a game. Sophomores Jeff Vanderlugt and Kyle Lysaght lead in scoring with 10 points. Junior G John Griggs has marks of .894 and 3.95
UMD PROBABLE LINEUP
Forwards: ustin Crandall-aleb Herbert-Mike Seidel; Cody Danberg-Jake Hendrickson-Keegan Flaherty; Austin Farley-Tony Cameranesi-Joe Basaraba; Dan DeLisle-Cal Decowski-Adam Krause
Defensemen: rew Olson-Andy Welinski; Tim Smith-Chris Casto; Derik Johnson-Wade Bergman
Goalies: att McNeely; lex Fons; Aaron Crandall
KEVIN PATES, NEWS TRIBUNE