Fifth-ranked North Dakota (18-9-7, 13-6-7 WCHA) travels to 10th-ranked Minnesota
State (21-10-3, 15-10-1 WCHA) for the fi nal weekend of the regular season, with both teams still
very much in the hunt for the MacNaughton Cup as WCHA champions.
UND has already clinched home ice for the first round
of the WCHA playoff s, is tied with Minnesota for second place in the league standings. UND and
UM are two points behind league-leading SCSU and two points up on fourth-place MSU and Wisconsin.