The post-season begins Friday as Minnesota Duluth (ninth in the WCHA) opens a best-of-3 series at Wisconsin (tied for fourth) at 7:07 p.m. at the Kohl Center in Madison. It is UMD’s only trip to Madison this season and the last vs. the Badgers for the foreseeable future.
The games will be on 94.1 FM and My9 and a News Tribune live blog here.
Andy Baggot of the Wisconsin State Journal looks at the Badgers here.
Bruce Ciskie weighs in on the Bulldogs-Badgers here.
Brad Schlossman of the Grand Forks Herald goes around the WCHA right here.
Chris Dilks of Western College Hockey has a WCHA playoff preview here.
The WCHA announced 2013 all-league teams Thursday, including St. Cloud State’s Drew LeBlanc of Hermantown as player of the year, and the news release is here.
U.S. College Hockey Online makes WCHA playoff series picks here.