The University of Minnesota men's hockey team will host Ohio State as part of Hockey Day Minnesota 2014 on Sat., Jan. 18, the Minnesota Wild, FOX Sports North and Minnesota Hockey announced today. The Gophers and Buckeyes will face off at Mariucci Arena at 5 p.m. CT with FOX Sports North broadcasting the action along with 1500 ESPN.
The Gophers are 4-2-1 all-time in Hockey Day Minnesota action and have not lost in their last three appearances.
Hockey Day Minnesota 2014 falls one day after the 2014 Hockey City Classic at TCF Bank Stadium, providing a full weekend of action for hockey fans across the state of Minnesota.
The Hockey Day Minnesota 2014 schedule is as follows:
High School Games (at Handke Pit, Elk River)
10:15 a.m. Rochester Lourdes vs. Cloquet/Esko/Carlton (boys)
1 p.m. Elk River vs. Stillwater (boys)
4 p.m. Elk River vs. Anoka girls (*tape delay on FS North)
College Game (at Mariucci Arena)
5 p.m. Minnesota Golden Gophers men's hockey vs. Ohio State
Wild Game (at Xcel Energy Center)
8 p.m. Minnesota Wild vs. Dallas Stars