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UND, Gophers meet on college hockey’s biggest stage


GRAND FORKS — For the first time since the 1940s, the University of North Dakota and Minnesota were not scheduled to play a hockey game this season.

But that didn’t deter some players from dreaming about the possibility of the teams meeting anyway.

“I think everyone, in the back of their mind, was hoping it would happen at some point in the tournament,” UND junior Stephane Pattyn said. “Why not in the biggest game of the season?”

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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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