Preview: UAH at #19 Northern Michigan, WCHA quarterfinals

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Mar 012018
 

Where: Berry Events Center, Marquette, Mich.
When: Game 1, Friday, 6:07 p.m. CST; Game 2, Saturday, 6:07 p.m. CST; Game 3 (if necessary), Sunday, 6:07 p.m. CST.
Watch: WCHA.tv
Listen: RRNSports.com (NMU)
Team stats: UAH | Northern Michigan

Josh Kestner

Josh Kestner closes in on Bowling Green State goalie with the puck. (Photo by Todd Thompson/RiverCat Photography)

Charger update: UAH (11-21-2 overall, 10-16-2 WCHA) secured a spot in the WCHA playoffs with a 3-2 win over Bowling Green last Friday at the Von Braun Center. Austin Beaulieu’s goal with 1:18 remaining in regulation was the game-winner.

The Chargers lost 3-0 in the regular-season finale, and finished seventh in the WCHA standings.

Josh Kestner scored his 21st goal of the season, tied for most in the WCHA, in the third period on Friday, with Tyler Poulsen earning his team-leading 15th assist. Captain Max McHugh tallied his second goal, giving him four points in eight games since his return from injury.

Jordan Uhelski continues to make big saves for the Chargers. He stopped 30 shots on Friday and 28 on Saturday against Bowling Green. His .915 save percentage in conference play is fourth in the WCHA.

The Chargers return to the WCHA playoffs for the first time since 2015, when they were also a seventh seed. UAH was swept in two games, one in triple overtime, without scoring that season.

However, UAH went 2-2 against Northern Michigan during the regular season, which gives the Chargers some confidence going into this best-of-3 quarterfinal series in Marquette.

Players to watch:
Josh Kestner (Sr., F, 21 goals-7 assists-28 points in 34 games played)
Tyler Poulsen (Jr., F, 9-15-24 in 32 GP)
Christian Rajic (Fr., F, 9-6-15 in 34 GP)
Kurt Gosselin (Jr., D, 5-10-15 in 34 GP)
Brennan Saulnier (Sr., F, 8-7-15 in 28 GP)
Jordan Uhelski (Sr., G, 2.92 goals against average, .911 save percentage in 29 starts)

About the Wildcats: Northern Michigan (21-12-3 overall, 19-7-2 WCHA) finished second in the WCHA, much higher than their predicted seventh place in the preseason polls. The Wildcats have been strong in the second half, winning 10 of their last 12 games.

Last weekend, NMU split a home-and-home series with arch rival Michigan Tech, winning 2-1 at home and losing 3-2 on the road.

NMU boasts three dangerous goal scorers that will need to be contained for the Chargers to advance. Robbie Payne (20 goals), Troy Loggins (17 goals), Darien Craighead (17 goals) combined for five goals and 11 points in the four games against UAH this season.

And that doesn’t include the Wildcats’ leading scorer, Adam Rockwood, who has 30 assists (fourth in Division I) and 38 points this season. Rockwood had a goal and four assists against the Chargers.

The Wildcats will have all-WCHA goaltender Atte Tolvanen between the pipes. He did not dress against UAH in the series in Marquette, but has started every game since returning from injury on Dec. 15. Tolvanen allowed six goals on 29 shots in the two games in Huntsville.

Players to watch:
Adam Rockwood (Jr., F, 8-30-38 in 36 GP)
Robbie Payne (Sr., F, 20-9-29 in 36 GP)
Troy Loggins (Jr.,, F, 17-20-37 in 36 GP)
Darien Craighead (So., F, 17-14-31 in 35 GP)
Philip Beaulieu (So., D, 9-22-31 in 36 GP)
Atte Tolvanen (Jr., G, 2.41 GAA, .905 SV%, 2 shutouts in 28 starts)

UAH Tale of the tape
(per game averages)
Northern Michigan
11-21-2 Overall record 21-12-3
10-16-2 WCHA record 19-7-2
2.46 (7th) Goals/game 3.04 (3rd)
3.07 (T-7th) Goals allowed/game 2.29 (4th)
15.2 (4th) Penalty minutes 13.1 (9th)
16.9% (6th) Power play 21.6% (2nd)
80.1% (7th) Penalty kill 83.2% (4th)
WCHA rank in parentheses, conference games only

 

Series notes: Northern Michigan leads the all-time series 13-6-3, including an 8-3-1 mark in Marquette. UAH has won four of the last six meetings overall, and three of the last four at NMU. This season, both series in Huntsville and Marquette were splits.

This week in the WCHA: All times are Central. All WCHA playoff games can be seen on WCHA.tv.

Friday, March 2 (Game 1)
UAH at #19 Northern Michigan, 6:07 p.m.
Ferris State at #17 Bowling Green, 7:07 p.m.
Michigan Tech at Bemidji State, 7:07 p.m.
Alaska at #3 Minnesota State, 7:07 p.m.

Saturday, March 3 (Game 2)
UAH at #19 Northern Michigan, 6:07 p.m.
Ferris State at #17 Bowling Green, 6:07 p.m.
Michigan Tech at Bemidji State, 7:07 p.m.
Alaska at #3 Minnesota State, 7:07 p.m.

Sunday, March 4 (Game 3 if necessary)
UAH at #19 Northern Michigan, 6:07 p.m.
Michigan Tech at Bemidji State, 5:07 p.m.
Ferris State at #17 Bowling Green, 6:07 p.m.
Alaska at #3 Minnesota State, 7:07 p.m.

Preview: UAH vs. #15 Bowling Green

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Feb 222018
 

Where: Propst Arena, Von Braun Center, Huntsville, Ala.
When: Friday, 6:07 p.m.; Saturday, 3:07 p.m.
Watch: WCHA.tv
Team stats: UAH | Bowling Green

Kurt Gosselin

Kurt Gosselin, who can throw a solid hip check, now has 16 career goals at UAH. (Photo by Todd Thompson/RiverCat Photography)

Charger update: UAH (10-20-2 overall, 9-15-2 WCHA) was off last week, but despite that and being swept by Minnesota State two weeks ago, the Chargers remain in sixth place in the WCHA standings (albeit now tied with Alaska).

In this final week of the regular season against Bowling Green, the Chargers need at least two points (or otherwise get help elsewhere) to qualify for the WCHA playoffs.

Against Minnesota State, which was ranked fifth in the USCHO poll at the time, UAH nearly pulled off an upset in the first game. Kurt Gosselin and Christian Rajic scored two quick goals early in the second period to take a 2-1 lead, but MSU rallied with a goal with 2:10 left in regulation and another 27 seconds into overtime to win. The Mavericks rolled 6-1 in the second game.

Josh Kestner had an assist in the first game to raise his point total to 27 for the season. He’s tied for the WCHA lead with Minnesota State’s C.J. Seuss with 18 goals in conference play and 20 goals overall.

Kestner will be one of eight players who will be finishing their UAH careers this season. They will be honored before Sunday’s home finale.

Brennan Saulnier can return to action after being suspended for four games.

Players to watch:
Josh Kestner (Sr., F, 20 goals-7 assists-27 points in 32 games played)
Tyler Poulsen (Jr., F, 9-14-23 in 30 GP)
Christian Rajic (Fr., F, 9-6-15 in 32 GP)
Kurt Gosselin (Jr., D, 5-10-15 in 32 GP)
Jordan Uhelski (Sr., G, 2.95 goals against average, .910 save percentage in 27 starts)

About the Falcons: Bowling Green (19-9-6 overall, 16-5-5 WCHA) comes to Huntsville winners of seven of its last eight games, including a sweep at Alaska Anchorage last week. The Falcons, sitting in third place in the WCHA standings three points behind Northern Michigan, have clinched home ice in the WCHA quarterfinals.

Three of the top six scorers for the Falcons are freshmen. Max Johnson has scored a goal in six of the last nine games. Brandon Kruse had two assists in the series against UAH at BG back in December.

Alec Rauhauser is second in the nation among defensemen in points per game with 0.97.

Mitchell McLain has 14 points in his last 13 games.

Players to watch:
Alec Rauhauser (So., D, 7-26-33 in 34 GP)
Mitchell McLain (Sr., F, 14-11-25 in 34 GP)
Brandon Kruse (Fr., F, 6-23-29 in 34 GP)
Max Johnson (Fr., F, 10-15-25 in 34 GP)
Adam Smith (Jr., D, 1-3-4 in 34 GP, Nashville Predators prospect)
Ryan Bednard (So., G, 2.32 GAA, .910 SV%, 1 SHO in 20 starts, Florida Panthers prospect)

UAH Tale of the tape
(per game averages)
Bowling Green
10-20-2 Overall record 19-9-6
9-15-2 WCHA record 16-5-5
2.54 (7th) Goals/game 3.15 (2nd)
3.12 (7th) Goals allowed/game 2.31 (T-3rd)
15.7 (3rd) Penalty minutes 17.0 (2nd)
16.4% (6th) Power play 19.5% (4th)
81.2% (7th) Penalty kill 84.3% (4th)
WCHA rank in parentheses, conference games only

 

Series notes: Bowling Green leads the all-time series 22-2-4, and is 9-3-0 in Huntsville. The Falcons are 6-0-1 in the last seven meetings, with the last UAH win being a 7-5 decision on March 4, 2016. Back on Dec. 9 in Ohio, UAH tied Bowling Green 3-3 (UAH earning the extra WCHA point in the shootout) and lost 3-1.

Promotions: On Friday, the first 500 fans get a free UAH Hockey trading card set courtesy of Colonial Printing.

Free general admission for kids 12 and under is available to all home games, courtesy of Huntsville International Airport.

This week in the WCHA: All times are Central. Games featuring WCHA teams at home can be seen on WCHA.tv.

Friday, Feb. 23
#15 Bowling Green at UAH, 6:07 p.m.
Lake Superior State at Ferris State, 6:07 p.m.
Michigan Tech at #16 Northern Michigan, 6:07 p.m.
Bemidji State at #4 Minnesota State, 7:07 p.m.
Alaska Anchorage at Alaska, 10:07 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 24
#15 Bowling Green at UAH, 3:07 p.m.
Lake Superior State at Ferris State, 6:07 p.m.
#16 Northern Michigan at Michigan Tech, 6:07 p.m.
Bemidji State at #4 Minnesota State, 7:07 p.m.
Alaska Anchorage at Alaska, 10:07 p.m.

Preview: UAH vs. #5 Minnesota State

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Feb 082018
 

Where: Propst Arena, Von Braun Center, Huntsville, Ala.
When: Friday, 7:07 p.m.; Saturday, 7:07 p.m.
Watch: WCHA.tv
Team stats: UAH | Minnesota State

Jordan Uhelski

Jordan Uhelski makes the save against NMU. (Photo by Todd Thompson / RiverCat Photography)

Charger update: UAH (10-18-2 overall, 9-13-2 WCHA) moved back into sixth place in the WCHA standings after a series split with No. 19 Northern Michigan at the VBC last weekend.

The Chargers lost the opener 4-3 on a late goal but rebounded to win the second game 4-2.

Josh Kestner scored three goals against NMU, two in Sunday’s win, to reach 20 for the season, becoming the first Charger in 13 years to do so. He leads the WCHA in goals scored.

Tyler Poulsen also had three goals against the Wildcats, along with an assist. Poulsen has a five-game point-scoring streak, totaling seven points in this stretch.

Jordan Uhelski made 31 saves on Saturday and 34 on Sunday. He has made 30-plus saves in four straight games. His .918 save percentage in conference play is second in the WCHA, and his .913 save percentage overall is first.

UAH can clinch a WCHA playoff spot with four points or if Lake Superior gives four points in the last four games.

Players to watch:
Josh Kestner (Sr., F, 20 goals-6 assists-26 points in 30 games played)
Tyler Poulsen (Jr., F, 9-14-23 in 28 GP)
Christian Rajic (Fr., F, 8-6-14 in 28 GP)
Kurt Gosselin (Jr., D, 4-10-14 in 30 GP)
Jordan Uhelski (Sr., G, 2.81 goals against average, .913 save percentage in 25 starts)

About the Mavericks: Minnesota State (21-7-0 overall, 17-5-0 WCHA) swept Alaska Anchorage at home last week to reach the 20-win plateau for the sixth straight season. MSU moved up to fifth in both the USCHO and USA Today polls.

The Mavericks, with home ice in the first round already locked down, sit in second place in the WCHA standings, one point behind Northern Michigan. MSU has two games in hand, however.

MSU hosted UAH back on Dec. 15-16, with the Mavericks handily dispatching the Chargers 5-1 and 3-0. C.J. Seuss scored four goals as the Mavericks outshot UAH 73-31 in the series.

The Mavericks sport five of the WCHA’s top eight scorers in conference play. Seuss leads the club in goals, Zeb Knutson leads in assists, and Jake Jaremko is likely running away with this season’s WCHA Rookie of the Year award. They lead an offense that is tops in the league by over a goal per game ahead of second-place Bowling Green and Northern Michigan.

Connor LaCouvee leads the league in overall goals against average and is just behind Uhelski in save percentage. Junior Jason Pawloski has made 11 starts between the pipes with a 2.56 goals against and two shutouts.

Defenseman Daniel Brickley is day-to-day with a lower-body injury. He was hurt last Saturday against Alaska Anchorage.

Players to watch:
Zeb Knutson (Sr., F, 13-20-33 in 28 GP)
C.J. Seuss (Sr., F, 15-17-32 in 28 GP, Winnipeg Jets prospect)
Jake Jaremko (Fr., F, 10-19-29 in 29 GP)
Daniel Brickley (Jr., D, 7-19-26 in 28 GP)
Connor LaCouvee (Sr., G, 1.81 GAA, .913 SV%, 3 SHO in 17 starts)

UAH Tale of the tape
(per game averages)
Minnesota State
10-18-2 Overall record 21-7-0
9-13-2 WCHA record 17-5-0
2.62 (7th) Goals/game 4.18 (1st)
3.00 (T-6th) Goals allowed/game 2.23 (T-1st)
15.9 (3rd) Penalty minutes 15.6 (5th)
17.5% (6th) Power play 28.6% (1st)
81.7% (6th) Penalty kill 84.9% (1st)
WCHA rank in parentheses, conference games only

 

Series notes: Minnesota State leads the overall series 31-19-7. The Mavericks are 20-0-4 in the last 24 meetings against the Chargers, who last won on Jan. 4, 2002. UAH still maintains a 13-12-3 advantage in Huntsville.

Promotions: On Friday, the first 500 fans get a free UAH Hockey trading card set courtesy of Colonial Printing.

On Saturday, the first 500 fans get a free UAH Hockey team photo courtesy of SportsMED Orthopedics.

Free general admission is available to all home games, courtesy of Huntsville International Airport.

This week in the WCHA: All times are Central. Games featuring WCHA teams at home can be seen on WCHA.tv.

Friday, Feb. 9
#5 Minnesota State at UAH, 7:07 p.m.
Bemidji State at Michigan Tech, 6:07 p.m.
Alaska at #20 Northern Michigan, 6:07 p.m.
Lake Superior State at Alaska Anchorage, 10:07 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 10
#5 Minnesota State at UAH, 7:07 p.m.
Bemidji State at Michigan Tech, 4:07 p.m.
Alaska at #20 Northern Michigan, 6:07 p.m.
Lake Superior State at Alaska Anchorage, 10:07 p.m.

Preview: Northern Michigan at UAH

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Feb 012018
 

Where: Propst Arena, Von Braun Center, Huntsville, Ala.
When: Saturday, 2:07 p.m.; Sunday, 2:07 p.m.
Watch: WCHA.tv
Team stats: UAH | Northern Michigan

Madison Dunn

Madison Dunn had a 3-
point night against Bemidji State last Friday.
(Photo by Todd Thompson/ RiverCat Photography)

Charger update: UAH (9-17-2 overall, 8-12-2 WCHA) split its series with Bemidji State in the first home games in two months. The Chargers won 5-1 on Friday and lost 5-1 on Saturday.

UAH currently sits in seventh place in the WCHA standings with six games to go. The top eight go to the WCHA playoffs.

Josh Kestner opened Friday’s victory with his 17th goal of the season, which ties him with Northern Michigan’s Robbie Payne for most in the WCHA. In league play overall, Kestner is on top alone with 15 goals.

Senior captain Max McHugh made a solid return to the lineup, making his season debut Friday with an assist. He scored his first goal of the season for the lone UAH tally on Saturday.

Tyler Poulsen and a goal on Friday and an assist on Saturday, giving him 19 points on the season. He leads the Chargers with 13 assists.

Senior Brennan Saulnier, who is tied for second on the team in goals and tied for third in points, will miss this series and the next as he is suspended for his actions on Saturday.

Players to watch:
Josh Kestner (Sr., F, 17 goals-6 assists-23 points in 28 games played)
Tyler Poulsen (Jr., F, 6-13-19 in 26 GP)
Christian Rajic (Fr., F, 8-6-14 in 28 GP)
Kurt Gosselin (Jr., D, 5-7-12 in 28 GP)
Jordan Uhelski (Sr., G, 2.79 goals against average, .913 save percentage in 23 starts)

About the Wildcats: Northern Michigan (17-10-3 overall, 15-5-2 WCHA) is hands down the surprise team in the WCHA under first-year head coach Greg Potulny. The Wildcats have won six straight games, all in conference, to move to the top of the WCHA standings and enter the USCHO poll at No. 19.

NMU has a number of offensive weapons. Troy Loggins and Adam Rockwood lead the WCHA in overall points with 32, and Darien Craighead and Philip Beaulieu are tied for seventh with 25.

Craighead and Loggins are second in the league in overall goals with 15, and Robbie Payne is tied with Kestner at the top with 17. Loggins scored two goals in the series against UAH in Marquette in December.

Rockwood, who has a seven-game scoring streak, leads the country in assists with 25.

Goaltender Atte Tolvanen is fourth in the league in overall goals against average at 2.52.

Players to watch:
Robbie Payne (Sr., F, 17-7-24 in 30 GP)
Troy Loggins (Jr., F, 15-17-32 in 30 GP)
Darien Craighead (So., F, 15-10-25 in 29 GP)
Adam Rockwood (Jr., F, 7-25-32 in 30 GP)
Philip Beaulieu (So., D, 8-17-25 in 30 GP)
Atte Tolvanen (Jr., G, 2.52 GAA, .906 SV%, 2 SHO in 22 starts)

UAH Tale of the tape
(per game averages)
Northern Michigan
9-17-2 Overall record 17-10-3
8-12-2 WCHA record 15-5-2
2.55 (7th) Goals/game 3.14 (3rd)
3.00 (7th) Goals allowed/game 2.32 (T-3rd)
16.2 (3rd) Penalty minutes 12.4 (9th)
16.5% (6th) Power play 21.2% (3rd)
82.9% (5th) Penalty kill 84.9% (3rd)
WCHA rank in parentheses, conference games only

 

Series notes: Northern Michigan leads the overall series 12-5-3, with a 4-2-2 mark at the Von Braun Center. The teams met in Marquette back on Dec. 1-2, with NMU winning 3-1 and UAH winning 3-2. The last six games have been at NMU: The last series in UAH was Dec. 4-5, 2015, a 4-3 NMU win and a 1-1 tie.

Promotions: On Saturday, the first 500 fans get a free UAH Hockey trading card set courtesy of Colonial Printing

Free general admission is available to all home games, courtesy of Huntsville International Airport.

This week in the WCHA: All times are Central. Games featuring WCHA teams at home can be seen on WCHA.tv.

Friday, Feb. 2
Michigan Tech at #14 Bowling Green, 6:37 p.m.
Lake Superior State at Bemidji State, 7:07 p.m.
Alaska Anchorage at #7 Minnesota State, 7:07 p.m.
Ferris State at Alaska, 10:07 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 3
#19 Northern Michigan at UAH, 2:07 p.m.
Michigan Tech at #14 Bowling Green, 6:07 p.m.
Lake Superior State at Bemidji State, 7:07 p.m.
Alaska Anchorage at #7 Minnesota State, 7:07 p.m.
Ferris State at Alaska, 10:07 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 4
#19 Northern Michigan at UAH, 2:07 p.m.

Preview: Bemidji State at UAH

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Jan 252018
 

Where: Propst Arena, Von Braun Center, Huntsville, Ala.
When: Friday, 7:07 p.m.; Saturday, 7:07 p.m.
Watch: WCHA.tv
Team stats: UAH | Bemidji State

Hans Gorowsky

Hans Gorowsky had a goal and an assist in the win over UAA. (UAH Athletics)

Charger update: UAH (8-16-2 overall, 7-11-2 WCHA) spent last week off after finishing off a long road trip. The last stop was two weeks ago at Alaska Anchorage, where the Chargers won 4-2 and lost 2-1.

The Chargers sit in sixth place in the WCHA standings, 10 points behind fifth-place Michigan Tech. UAH looks to secure a WCHA playoff spot during this home stand, which has four series in the final five weeks of the regular season.

Josh Kestner had three points in the 4-2 win at Anchorage, and has four goals in the last six games. His 36 career goals have moved him into a tie for seventh in UAH’s modern Division I era.

UAH should have senior captain Max McHugh back in the lineup. McHugh, who is still UAH’s active leader with 64 career points, has missed the entire season so far after in injury in the preseason.

Players to watch:
Josh Kestner (Sr., F, 16 goals-6 assists-22 points in 26 games played)
Tyler Poulsen (Jr., F, 5-12-17 in 24 GP)
Brennan Saulnier (Sr., F, 8-6-14 in 24 GP)
Christian Rajic (Fr., F, 8-4-12 in 26 GP)
Kurt Gosselin (Jr., D, 4-6-10 in 26 GP)
Jordan Uhelski (Sr., G, 2.82 goals against average, .912 save percentage in 21 starts)

About the Beavers: Bemidji State (13-7-6 overall, 10-4-4 WCHA) is on a tear, winning its last eight conference games and getting points in its last 11 against WCHA opponents to move into fourth place. Last week, the Beavers swept Ferris State on the road by scores of 2-0 and 4-1.

BSU is led by their senior goaltender, Michael Bitzer, who posted his fifth shutout of the season against FSU on Saturday. It was his 21st career shutout, moving him into second place on the NCAA’s all-time list. Bitzer earned his fourth WCHA goaltender of the week award of the season.

The Beavers are stalwarts on defense, ranked 10th in the country in goals allowed per game overall (2.35). If you get a power play opportunity (BSU is committing only 8.5 penalty minutes per game), it likely won’t amount to much: The Beavers are second in the nation in penalty kill at 89.5 percent. Add in their 8th-ranked power play and BSU has been a special teams force.

Three weeks ago in Bemidji, Adam Brady scored three goals against the Chargers in BSU’s sweep.

Players to watch:
Kyle Bauman (Sr., F, 9-17-26 in 26 GP)
Gerry Fitzgerald (Sr., F, 6-17-23 in 25 GP)
Jay Dickman (Jr., F, 13-7-20 in 26 GP)
Zach Whitecloud (So., D, 3-10-13 in 24 GP)
Michael Bitzer (Sr. G, 2.11 GAA, .915 SV%, 5 shutouts in 25 starts)

UAH Tale of the tape
(per game averages)
Bemidji State
8-16-2 Overall record 13-7-6
7-11-2 WCHA record 10-4-4
2.50 (7th) Goals/game 3.28 (2nd)
3.00 (T-6th) Goals allowed/game 2.17 (1st)
15.7 (4th) Penalty minutes 8.5 (10th)
16.3% (5th) Power play 24.7% (2nd)
83.3% (5th) Penalty kill 91.7% (1st)
WCHA rank in parentheses, conference games only

 

Series notes: UAH has played Bemidji State 84 times, the most of any opponent. BSU holds the series lead at 49-30-5, but UAH holds the edge in Huntsville at 20-18-3. Last season, the teams split a series in Huntsville, with the Beavers winning 3-2 and the Chargers winning 5-2.

Promotions: UAH will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the 1998 NCAA Division II national championship team. A special ceremony with members of the 1997-98 squad will take place during the first intermission of Saturday’s game.

The Chargers will be wearing throwback uniforms, which will be available to fans through a silent auction. Bids will be final at the start of the third period on Saturday.

On Friday, the first 500 fans will receive a special trading card set featuring members of the 1997-98 Chargers, sponsored by Wells Fargo. On Saturday, the first 250 kids aged 12 and under get a free replica 1997-98 UAH youth jersey.

Free general admission is available to all home games, courtesy of Huntsville International Airport.

This week in the WCHA: All times are Central. Games featuring WCHA teams at home can be seen on WCHA.tv.

Friday, Jan. 26
Bemidji State at UAH, 7:07 p.m.
Michigan Tech at Ferris State, 6:07 p.m.
Bowling Green at Lake Superior State, 6:07 p.m.
Northern Michigan at Alaska Anchorage, 10:07 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 27
Bemidji State at UAH, 7:07 p.m.
Michigan Tech at Ferris State, 6:07 p.m.
Bowling Green at Lake Superior State, 6:07 p.m.
Northern Michigan at Alaska Anchorage, 10:07 p.m.
USA Under-18 Team at Minnesota State, 7:07 p.m. (exhibition)