Men’s Hockey Prepares To Play UW-Stout In NCAA Frozen Four

Posted on March 17th, 2009 by

The Golden Gusties are making their first appearance in the NCAA Semifinals since 1982.

The Golden Gusties are making their first appearance in the NCAA Semifinals since 1982.

The 15th-ranked Gustavus Adolphus men’s hockey team is preparing for the 2009 NCAA Division III Men’s Hockey Championship this weekend in Lake Placid, N.Y. The Gusties, who are 18-10-0, will face second-ranked UW-Stout, which is 23-5-2, on Friday, March 20 at 3 p.m. (4 p.m. EST). Fans unable to make the trip to Herb Brooks Arena can watch the NCAA’s webcast of the game on a PC computer only at NCAA.com. Live stats can also be accessed here.

Gustavus earned its second appearance to the NCAA Semifinals by defeating UW-Superior 2-0 in the quarterfinal round on Saturday, March 14. The last time the Gusties appeared in the semifinal round was during the 1981-82 season when they lost to Plattsburgh State 4-3.

The Blue Devils are making their first appearance in the Frozen Four after defeating St. Scholastica 2-1 in the NCAA Quarterfinals on Saturday, March 14. UW-Stout is riding a 15-game unbeaten streak dating back to January 9 when the Blue Devils lost to Concordia-Moorhead 4-1.

Sixth-ranked Hobart and 12th-ranked Neumann will meet in the other semifinal game at 6:30 p.m (7:30 p.m. EST). The Championship game is set for Saturday, March 21 at 4 p.m. (5 p.m. EST).

USCHO.com Game Preview

Frozen Four Game Notes
Mankato Free Press Story
KARE 11 Story
KEYC 12 Story
Plattsburgh Press Republican Preview

Gustavus Statistics

UW-Stout Statistics

 

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