Sep 5, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota women’s hockey team has released an updated schedule, including the Hockey City Classic on Jan. 17 and additional information for the series at Wisconsin in February.
Both games of Minnesota’s Feb. 14-15 series at Wisconsin are now set to begin at 7 p.m. Saturday’s outing will serve as Wisconsin’s annual “Fill the Bowl” game. Held at UW’s Kohl Center, the teams will seek to break the NCAA women’s hockey single-game attendance record of 12,402. General admission tickets will be $1 and go on sale on Monday, Sept. 16.
Earlier this week, the Gophers announced that the 2014 Hockey City Classic will be held at TCF Bank Stadium. Minnesota will host outdoor men’s and women’s hockey games on Friday, Jan. 17. The women’s team faces Minnesota State at 4:30 p.m., followed by the men’s game against Ohio State at 8 p.m.
The Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) released its composite schedule this afternoon as well. The league enters its 15th season of women’s hockey. For the first time, the WCHA Final Face-Off championship will be held at the Sanford Center in Bemidji, Minn.
The 112-game conference slate, comprised of 28 games per each of the WCHA’s eight-member teams, gets underway during the weekend of Oct. 4-5 when Minnesota State visits Wisconsin. The Gophers open league action in the second week of the regular season when they host Wisconsin Oct. 11-12.
Top-Three Border Battle Up Next
No. 3 Minnesota travels to No. 1 Wisconsin for a WCHA series this Friday and Saturday.
Gophers Earn Road Sweep
Minnesota defeated Minnesota State, 2-1, in game two of this weekend's series to secure a WCHA sweep.
Gophers Roll Past Mavericks, 11-1
Seven Gophers scored goals as Minnesota earned an 11-1 win over Minnesota State on the road Friday afternoon.