COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Almost two weeks into when the season was originally set to begin for UMD men's hockey, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) has released a plan to begin play on December 1st.
Conference play for UMD and seven other conference schools will be played in one centralized location or "pod" beginning December 1st in Omaha, Nebraska.
According to the release, competition in the Pod will include 10 games per team (40 games total) and run through the first three weeks of December, with games held throughout each week. In addition to the cross-division games at Baxter Arena, each team will also play two games against one divisional foe in the Pod.
For more information, see the conference press release here.