The Northern Michigan University Hockey Wildcats will host the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs at 7:35 p.m. on Wednesday, November 15 at the Berry Events Center. The game will be the first game in a 2-game series to be played between the Bulldogs and Wildcats. Game two will be played in Duluth, Minn. on Wednesday, January 24 when the 'Cats will stop in Duluth on their way to play conference foe Nebraska-Omaha.
The 'Cats and Bulldogs haven't played since the 2001-02 season, which would mean that they haven't played since Walt Kyle has been the Wildcat's head coach. In 2001 the 'Cats swept the Bulldogs 3-2, 5-4 over Thanksgiving weekend in Marquette, Mich. In 2000 the 'Cats travelled to Duluth where they swept the Bulldogs 7-1 and 8-3.
Minnesota-Duluth is in 10th place in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association are they are 1-5-2 in the conference and 2-5-3 overall. Last weekend, Nov. 10 and 11, the Bulldogs tied and lost to Michigan Tech (0-0, 1-4).
The Wildcats are currently in fifth place in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association as they are 3-2-1. The 'Cats are 6-4-2 overall on the season. This weekend, Nov. 18 and 19, the Wildcats will travel to Kalamazoo, Mich. to take on the Western Michigan Broncos in a 2-game series.
*Tickets are still available for Wednesday's game at all NMU EZ Ticket Outlets.
*There will not be a Blue Line Club Luncheon for the UMD game.