Minnesota Duluth (10-11-3) and No. 10-ranked Denver (13-8-4) meet for the only time this season at 7:07 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Amsoil Arena. Both were off last weekend. The Pioneers are in the midst of seven road games in a 10-game stretch, while UMD is home for four of its final six series.
Mike Chambers of the Denver Post ranks Colorado’s three Division I teams, with Denver in the lead, here.
Chris Dilks of Western College Hockey has WCHA Power Rankings here.
North Dakota and Nebraska-Omaha meet outdoors Feb. 9 at Ameritrade Park in Omaha. A Facebook photo of field preparation is here.
Minnesota and Wisconsin meet Feb. 17 in the Hockey City Classic outdoors at Soldier Field in Chicago and a sellout is expected.
Running Times magazine’s review of 2012 mentions Grandma’s Marathon twice: ranking its U.S. men’s elite field eighth and U.S. women sixth among American races in listings here.