Tuesday, January 08, 2013

UND; The Weekend Ahead (01/11-01/12)

University of North Dakota entertains the Colorado College Tigers in an important two game WCHA series at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks, N.D.

Colorado College
Colorado College (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Matchup: North Dakota (12-5-3, 7-2-3 WCHA) #7 USCHO and #7 USA Today Polls versus unranked Colorado College (8-12-2, 5-8-1 WCHA).

Dates: January 11-12, 2013

Times: Jan. 11: 7:30 p.m. (CT); Jan. 12: 7:00 p.m. (CT)

Radio:  UND 96.1 (KQHT-FM) – The Fox.

TV: Midco Sports Network, FCS Central, DirecTV 623 (Friday), FCS DirecTV626 Pacific (Saturday).

Live Video & Audio: www.UNDSports.com

Series History: UND leads the All-Time series against the Colorado College Tigers 138-77-10 (.636). UND leads the series against the Tigers in Grand Forks, 82-19-6 (.794). UND trails the Tigers in Colorado Springs 48-57-4 (.459). UND leads Colorado College at Neutral sites 8-1-0 (.889). In the last ten games against Colorado College UND leads 8-2-0 (.800). Last time out against C.C., UND split their series against the Tigers (3-5 L – 3-2 O.T. W) on November 30, 2010 – December 1, 201.

Players to Watch:

North DakotaForwardsDanny Kristo (10g-15a—25pts), *Rocco Grimaldi (7g-9a—16pts), Mark MacMillan (7g-9a—16pts), Corbin Knight (10g-19a—29pts), Drake Caggiula (5g-6a—11pts). Defense:  Dillon Simpson (2g-8a—10pts), Andrew MacWilliam (1g-5a—6pts), Derek Forbort (4g-6a—10pts). Goaltenders: Clarke Saunders 10-3-3, 2.17 GAA, .925 save percentage, Zane Gothberg 2-2-0, 2.97 GAA, .902 save percentage.

Colorado College Tigers: Forwards: Rylan Schwartz (10g-17a—27pts), William Rapuzzi  (11g-15a—26pts), Alexander Krushelnyski (8g-15a—23pts), Scott Winkler (10g-10a—20pts), Defense:  Mike Boivin (9g-9a—18pts) Eamonn McDermott  (2g-12a—17pts). Goalies: Joe Howe 4-6-1, 3.50 GAA, .896 save percentage, Josh Thorimbert 4-6-1, 3.66 GAA, .876 save percentage.

UND Official Web Page

Colorado College Web Page

Originally posted at the Hockey Writers - Combine
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