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Game Notes: Miami, first NCHC Frozen Faceoff await
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Updated: Wednesday 03/19/2014 09:19:04 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
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Miami
RedHawks
(14-19-3 // No. 4 seed)
vs.
#11 North Dakota
(22-12-3 // No. 1 seed)

~ NCHC Frozen Faceoff (Semifinal) ~
March 21, 7:38 p.m. CT • Target Center (16,492) • Minneapolis, Minn.
Radio: 96.1 FM The Fox • Webcast: None
TV: CBS Sports Network, DirecTV 221, DISH Network 158

This Week                      
Top-seeded North Dakota faces No. 4 seed Miami in the second of two NCHC Frozen Faceoff semifinals on Friday night at Target Center in Minneapolis. The puck drops at 7:38 p.m. Central.

The first semifinal features No. 2 seed Western Michigan against No. 3 seed Denver.

The winners of the semifinals advance to Saturday night’s tournament championship. The losing teams will square off in the third-place game on Saturday afternoon.

Media Coverage     
All UND men’s hockey games, home and away, can be heard on 96.1 FM (The Fox) and on stations across the UND Hockey Radio Network. Veteran broadcaster Tim Hennessy, in his 35th season as the voice of UND men’s hockey, calls the action while Steve Olson provides analysis.

The NCHC Frozen Faceoff semifinals and championship game will be telecast live on CBS Sports Network, which is also available on DirecTV (channel 221) and DISH Network (channel 158). Ben Holden (play-by-play), Dave Starman (analyst) and Shireen Saski (rinkside reporter) call the action.

A FREE webcast of Saturday’s third-place game can be seen at NCHCHockey.com.

Social Media   
Receive real-time Twitter updates during all UND men’s hockey games by following
@UNDMHockey. Additional coverage can be found at @UNDsports and @UNDSID.

Fans can also follow the action via live chat at UNDsports.com, featuring Brad Schlossman and Tom Miller of the Grand Forks Herald and Jayson Hajdu of UND Athletics.

Ticket Information   
Four-game ticket packages can be purchased at AXS.com for $130 and $60. Single-session ticket packages are also on sale for $70 and $35, which includes a ticket for both games Friday or both games Saturday.

For more information, call: 612-673-0900 or email nchchockey@targetcenter.com.

Pre-Game Fan Celebration   
UND fans attending the NCHC Frozen Faceoff are invited to join the UND Alumni Association & Foundation and UND Athletics for pregame festivities beginning three hours prior to any game that UND is playing.

The pregame events will be held at the Pourhouse (10 South 5th Street, Minneapolis, MN), within walking distance of the Target Center and area hotels.

All UND alumni, family and friends are invited to this free event with cash bars, a full restaurant, DJs and more. The Pourhouse invites all UND fans back to the venue after each hockey game. The usual cover charge will be FREE to UND fans or anyone with a game ticket. On-site and nearby parking are available.

Click on the PDF link for a complete version of this week's game notes.

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