Minnesota Duluth has a second straight WCHA road engagement Friday (7:37 p.m.) and Saturday (7:07 p.m.) against No. 6 North Dakota at Ralph Engelstad Arena. So while Duluth is enjoying the annual Christmas City of the North Parade on Friday night, the Bulldogs will be in Grand Forks, N.D., looking to break a five-game winless streak.
Live game blogs will be available on the News Tribune web site here..
North Dakota reports that only a limited number of tickets remain for the series with standing-room-only tickets available on the day of game at the box office only.
The News Tribune takes a look at freshmen forwards Austin Farley and Tony Cameranesi, who have joined forces on a line with Mike Seidel, in a story here.
There are also series notes here.
Radio voice Bruce Ciskie looks at the series in a blog post here.
Brad Schlossman of the Grand Forks Herald gets you up to date on North Dakota right here.
U.S. College Hockey Online has weekly WCHA series picks here.
The UMD women received bad news this week when senior winger Audrey Cournoyer had to end her college career because of herniated discs in her lower back. The News Tribune has an update here.
A blog entitled NCHC on Tap talked with J.T. Brown about his time at UMD in a post here.