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Saturday Game Notes: UND vs. Western Michigan
Courtesy: Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
Release: 12/02/2017
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North Dakota has a chance to move into first place in the NCHC standings when it wraps up its series with 10th-ranked Western Michigan at Ralph Engelstad Arena.

The Fighting Hawks enter the night one point back of league-leading WMU and St. Cloud State, the latter concluding its series at Omaha.

Broadcast Coverage  
All UND men’s hockey games, home and away, can be heard on stations across the UND Sports Home of Economy Radio Network, as well as through the iHeart Radio app. The flaghsip station for the network is 96.1 FM (The Fox). Longtime broadcaster Tim Hennessy, in his 39th season as the voice of UND men’s hockey, calls the action while Steve Olson provides color analysis.

Tonight’s game will be telecast live on Midco Sports Network. Alex Heinert handles the play-by-play and is joined by color analyst and former UND goaltender Jake Brandt, along with rinkside reporter Katie Hale. The game can also be seen live on FOX College Sports Central, DirecTV channel 608 and DISH Network channel 454.

Tonight’s game will also be streamed live via

Social Media  
Receive live updates during all UND hockey games by following @UNDMHockey on Twitter. Fans can also follow the action via live chat at, featuring Brad Schlossman of the Grand Forks Herald and Jayson Hajdu of UND Athletics.

About Last Night Senior Austin Poganski (St. Cloud, Minn.) scored his first two power-play goals of the season and classmate Cam Johnson (Detroit, Mich.) returned from injury to earn his 50th career win as North Dakota edged Western Michigan 4-3.

Poganski’s two goals and a single tally by Ludvig Hoff (So., Oslo, Norway) staked UND to a 3-2 first-period lead, and freshman Collin Adams (Brighton, Mich.) notched the eventual game-winner midway through the second period. 

Johnson made 18 saves in his return from an 8-game injury absence.

Both teams went 2-7 on the power play in a game that featured 16 minor penalties.

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

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