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The University of North Dakota hockey program announced its entire 2018-19 schedule on Wednesday, April 12. 

This season's slate is highlighted by the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Game in Las Vegas against Minnesota on October 27th.

North Dakota will open the season with an exhibition game against Manitoba on October 6th.

UND's regular season schedule features 35 games.

The NCHC Quarterfinals are scheduled for March 15-17 on campus sites.  The NCHC Frozen Faceoff will once again be hosted by the Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul on March 22-23.

UND will serve as the host for the 2018 NCAA West Regional in Fargo, N.D., with Allentown, Pa. (Midwest), Manchester, N.H. (Northeast) and Providence, R.I. (East) hosting the other regional tournaments.

The 2018 NCAA Frozen Four is scheduled for April 11-13 in Buffalo, N.Y.

2018-19 UND Men’s Hockey Schedule 

Date   Opponent

Oct. 6   Manitoba (Exh.)

Oct. 12   at Bemidji State

Oct. 13  Bemidji State

Oct. 19-20   Minnesota State

Oct. 27  vs. Minnesota^

Nov. 2-3  Wisconsin

Nov. 9-10  at Miami*

Nov. 16-17    Western Michigan*

Nov. 23-24  Alaska Anchorage

Nov. 30-Dec. 1    at Minnesota Duluth* 

Dec. 7-8  Denver*

Dec. 29  U.S. Under-18 Team (Exh.)

Jan. 4-5  at Canisius

Jan. 11-12  Colorado College*

Jan. 18-19  at Omaha*

Jan. 25-26  St. Cloud State*

Feb. 1-2  at Denver*

Feb. 15-16  at Western Michigan*

Feb. 22-23  Minnesota Duluth*

March 1-2  at Colorado College*

March 8-9  Omaha*

March 15-17  NCHC Quarterfinals

March 22-23  NCHC Frozen Faceoff (Saint Paul)

March 29-31  NCAA Regionals

Apr. 11-13  NCAA Frozen Faceoff (Buffalo)

Home games in bold

* - indicates NCHC game

^ - U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Game (Las Vegas)

Schedule subject to change

2018-19 NCAA Regional sites: Fargo, N.D. (West); Allentown, Pa. (Midwest); Manchester, N.H. (Northeast); Providence, R.I. (East)

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