UND: The Weekend Ahead (1/11-1/12)

University of North Dakota entertains the Colorado College Tigers in an important two game WCHA series at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks, N.D.

Matchup: North Dakota (12-5-3, 7-2-3 WCHA) #7 USCHO and #7 USA Today Polls versus unranked Colorado College (8-12-2, 5-8-1 WCHA).

Dates: January 11-12, 2013Times: Jan. 11: 7:30 p.m. (CT); Jan. 12: 7:00 p.m. (CT)

Radio:  UND 96.1 (KQHT-FM) – The Fox.

TV: Midco Sports Network, FCS Central, DirecTV 623 (Friday), FCS DirecTV626 Pacific (Saturday).

Live Video & Audio: www.UNDSports.com

Series History: UND leads the All-Time series against the Colorado College Tigers 138-77-10 (.636). UND leads the series against the Tigers in Grand Forks, 82-19-6 (.794). UND trails the Tigers in Colorado Springs 48-57-4 (.459). UND leads Colorado College at Neutral sites 8-1-0 (.889). In the last ten games against Colorado College UND leads 8-2-0 (.800). Last time out against C.C., UND split their series against the Tigers (3-5 L – 3-2 O.T. W) on November 30, 2010 – December 1, 201.

Players to Watch:

North Dakota
ForwardsDanny Kristo (10g-15a—25pts), *Rocco Grimaldi (7g-9a—16pts), Mark MacMillan (7g-9a—16pts), Corbin Knight (10g-19a—29pts), Drake Caggiula (5g-6a—11pts). Defense:  Dillon Simpson (2g-8a—10pts), Andrew MacWilliam (1g-5a—6pts), Derek Forbort (4g-6a—10pts). Goaltenders: Clarke Saunders 10-3-3, 2.17 GAA, .925 save percentage, Zane Gothberg 2-2-0, 2.97 GAA, .902 save percentage.

Colorado College Tigers: Forwards: Rylan Schwartz (10g-17a—27pts), William Rapuzzi  (11g-15a—26pts), Alexander Krushelnyski (8g-15a—23pts), Scott Winkler (10g-10a—20pts), Defense:  Mike Boivin (9g-9a—18pts) Eamonn McDermott  (2g-12a—17pts). Goalies: Joe Howe 4-6-1, 3.50 GAA, .896 save percentage, Josh Thorimbert 4-6-1, 3.66 GAA, .876 save percentage.

UND Official Web Page

Colorado College Web Page

Originally posted at the Hockey Writers – Combine.

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