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.
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: Forwards: Danny 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.
Originally posted at the Hockey Writers – Combine.