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FNS Photo University of North Dakota players give their fans a stick salute after winning the third-place game of the NCHC Frozen Faceoff on Saturday at the Target Center in Minneapolis. UND won 5-0.

Playing the waiting game: University of North Dakota hockey players, coaches and fans watched its fate unfold Saturday

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MINNEAPOLIS — For journalists, college hockey game days are quite routine.

Sleep in. Get to the rink at a certain time. Watch the game, live blog, etc. Go get quotes. Write the game story. Go home.


This was not the case Saturday night as everyone waited for the result in other games around the country to determine whether UND would make the NCAA tournament.

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Brad Elliott Schlossman
Schlossman is in his 10th year covering college hockey for the Herald. In 2014, he was named one of the top three beat writers in the country by the Associated Press Sports Editors. He has voted in the national college hockey poll since 2007 and has served as a member of the Hobey Baker and Patty Kazmaier Award committees.
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