Game Day: Minnesota Duluth (10-16-4) at No. 2 Minnesota (20-6-4)

Minnesota Duluth’s final regular-season appearance at Mariucci Arena, as a WCHA member, takes place with 7:07 p.m. games Friday and Saturday (94.1 FM, and FS North Plus on Friday and Big Ten Network on Saturday).

News Tribune live blogs both nights here.

The News Tribune has an update on a goal scored by UMD last week, by the oldest player in Division I, here and some series notes here.

Rachel Bount of the Minneapolis Star Tribune writes about Minnesota captain Zach Budish here.

Jess Myers, Warroad’s own, talks about the 60-year-old UMD vs. Minnesota rivalry and the recent ebbs and flows of each team in a piece for KSTP, 1500 AM here.

Brad Schlossman of the Grand Forks Herald takes you around the WCHA here.

U.S. College Hockey Online has WCHA series picks here.

Former University of Minnesota goalie and good guy Adam Hauser of Bovey is featured in Let’s Play Hockey here.

If you’re projecting which teams will make the 2013 NCAA tournament, College Hockey News gets you started with some analysis here.

The New Orleans Times Picayune takes a look at two favorites in the women’s race of Sunday’s fourth Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Half Marathon — Olympians Kara Goucher and Shalane Flanagan — in a story here.