This weekend, the University of North Dakota entertains St. Lawrence Saints of the ECAC in a non-conference series at Ralph Engelstad Arena. Last weekend, UND lost and tied (1-3 L, 3-3 T) in their non-conference series with the Boston University Terriers at Agganis Arena.
Matchup: North Dakota (4-6-2, 3-5-0 NCHC) vs. St. Lawrence (7-5-2, 2-3-0 Hockey East).
Date: November 29-30, 2013.
Time: 7:37 p.m. Friday / Saturday 7:07 p.m.
Radio: UND 96.1 (KQHT-FM) The Fox
UND leads the All-time series 11-1-0 (.917). In Grand Forks, ND: UND leads the series 6-0-0 (1.000). In Canton, New York: UND leads the series 2-1-0 (.667). At neutral sites: UND leads the series 3-0-0 (1.000). Under coach Dave Hakstol UND owns a 1-0-0 (1.000) record against SLU. Last 10 games against SLU: UND leads the series 9-1-0 (.900). The two teams didn’t play last season.
Players to watch
North Dakota: Forwards: Rocco Grimaldi (4g-7a—11pts), Michael Parks (3g-6a—9pts), Drake Caggiula (4g-4a—8pts), Luke Johnson (1g-4a—5pts), Brendan O’Donnell (3g-2—5pts). Defense: Dillon Simpson (1g-5a—6pts), Nick Mattson (1g-5a—6pts), Troy Stecher (1g-3a—4pts), Jordan Schmaltz (2g-2a—4pts), Paul Ladue (1g-3a—4pts). Goaltenders: Clarke Saunders 2-1-0, GAA 3.50 and .910 save percentage, Zane Gothberg 2-5-2, 2.84 GAA and .906 save percentage.
UND injuries: Colten St. Clair, Mark MacMillan, Derek Rodwell.
Dave Hakstol says injured forwards Mark MacMillan, Colten St. Clair and Derek Rodwell remain unavailable this weekend.
— North Dakota MHockey (@UNDMHockey) November 27, 2013
St. Lawrence Saints: Forwards: Greg Carey (9g-15a—24pts), Matt Carey (8g-9a—17pts), Jeremy Wick (5g-9a—14pts), Patrick Doherty (5g-6a—11pts). Defense: Justin Baker (4g-9a—13pts), Gavin Bayreuther (4g-7—11pts). Goaltenders: Matt Weninger 5-4-2, 3.57 GAA, .872 save percentage, Tyler Parks 2-0-0, 3.02 GAA, .862 save percentage.