The Gustavus men’s hockey team is set to open its 2011-12 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) season against Bethel University this weekend. The Gusties and Royals will do battle on Friday at 7:05 p.m. in St. Peter, Minn. and Saturday at 7:00 p.m. in Blaine, Minn.
The Gusties enter the weekend with an overall record of 1-1-2 after picking up a 2-2 at St. Norbert last Friday and a 2-1 overtime victory at UW-Stevens Point on Saturday. Bethel is looking for its first win of the season, entering the series at 0-4-0 after falling to UW-Eau Claire 5-0 last Friday and UW-River Falls 7-5 on Saturday.
Points are on the line for the first time this season as conference play is underway in the MIAC.
Friday night’s contest will be broadcast live on Stretch Internet through the Gustavus Athletics website and the link below. Live stats will also be available for the game.