The University of North Dakota entertains the University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs in an important two-game WCHA series this weekend at Ralph Englestad Arena on November 16 and 17.
North Dakota (4-3-1, 2-1-1 WCHA) #6 USCHO and #5 USA Today polls versus University of Minnesota Duluth (2-5-1, 0-3-1 WCHA)
Game times: 7:37 pm CT on Friday, 7:07 pm CT on Saturday.
Radio: UND 96.1 (KQHT-FM) – The Fox.
TV: Midco Sports Network, FOX College Sports Central,
DirecTV 623 (Friday), DirecTV 608 (Saturday)
Series History: All-Time: UND leads the series against the Bulldogs 135-75-8 (.638), UND’s record against UMD in Grand Forks, ND – UND leads 75-31-2 (.704). UND’s record against UMD in Duluth, MN – UND leads 55-39-5 (.581). UND’s record against UMD at Neutral sites – Series tied 2-2-1 (.500). UND record against UMD the Last 10 games – UND leads 7-3-0 (.700)
Players to Watch:
North Dakota: Forwards: Danny Kristo (1g-6a—7pts), Rocco Grimaldi (3g-3a—6pts), Connor Gaarder (3g-3a—6pts), Mark MacMillan (3g-3a—6pts), Corbin Knight (2g-3a—5pts), Carter Rowney (2g-2a—5pts). Defense: Jordan Schmaltz (1g1a—2pts) Dillon Simpson (1g-2a—3pts), Andrew MacWilliam (0g-2a—2pts), Derek Forbort (2g-3a—5pts). Goaltenders: Clarke Saunders 3-2-1, 1.98 GAA, .931 save percentage, Zane Gothberg 1-1-0, 2.54 GAA, .902 save percentage.
University of Minnesota Duluth: Forwards: Mike Seidel (5g-4a—9pts), Tony Cameranesi (3g-4a—7pts), Austin Farley (2g-4a—6pts). Defense: Wade Bergman (0g-6a—6pts), Andy Welinski (1g-2a—3pts), Chris Casto (0g-2a—2pts). Goaltenders: Matt McNeely 1-3-1, 2.78 GAA, .892 save percentage, Aaron Crandall 1-2-0, 3.05 GAA, .898 save percentage.
Originally posted at the Hockey Writers – Combine