KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- UND and Western Michigan open their two-game National Collegiate Hockey Conference series at 6 p.m. Central. Scroll below to see pregame reading material, full line charts and the live chat. Refresh this page for updates and goal videos.

TV: None.

Radio: The Fox (96.1 FM). Play-by-play by Tim Hennessy.

Webcast: NCHC.tv.

First period

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No scoring.

Second period

No scoring.

Notes: UND has to kill off five power plays in the second including five-on-threes for :52 and :27. Western Michigan had 19 shots in the period -- 15 of them on the power play.

Third period

No scoring.


UND 1, Western Michigan 0 -- Gavin Hain 3:40. Cole Smith beats out an icing call in the offensive zone. Western Michigan's Drew Worrad gets the puck along the wall, but Hain swipes it from him and rifles a wrist shot from the right circle that beats Bussi on the short side. It's Hain's first goal of the year not into an empty net. UND extends its unbeaten streak to an NCAA-best 12 games.

Live chat

Pregame comments

UND going with the same lineup as Thanksgiving Day at Minnesota as Harrison Blaisdell comes back in for Jackson Keane as the extra skater. The Fighting Hawks are taking an NCAA-leading 11-game unbeaten streak into the weekend, but they have won just one of their last four in Lawson. Western Michigan is getting Drew Worrad and Josh Passolt back from injury, but Wade Allison, Ronnie Attard and Jason Polin are still out.

Pregame reading

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Q&A: Colton Poolman

Line charts



16 Grant Mismash--18 Collin Adams--29 Jordan Kawaguchi

11 Westin Michaud--22 Shane Pinto--28 Judd Caulfield

10 Gavin Hain--19 Mark Senden--26 Cole Smith

7 Zach Yon--14 Jasper Weatherby--9 Dixon Bowen

8 Harrison Blaisdell


6 Colton Poolman--24 Jacob Bernard-Docker

3 Matt Kiersted--15 Ethan Frisch

17 Jonny Tychonick--4 Andrew Peski


31 Adam Scheel

1 Peter Thome

Out of lineup and on trip: Jackson Keane, Casey Johnson and Josh Rieger

Out of lineup, not on trip: Gabe Bast (inj), Carson Albrecht, Harrison Feeney

Western Michigan


21 Josh Passolt--22 Austin Rueschhoff--13 Drew Worrad

10 Lawton Courtnall--23 Paul Washe--12 Cole Gallant

11 Rhett Kingston--16 Hugh McGing--26 Ethen Frank

9 Dawson DiPietro--27 Cam Orchard--18 Brett Van Os


28 Cam Lee--25 Jared Kucharek

24 Mattias Samuelsson--4 Luke Bafia

2 Kale Bennett--3 Michael Joyaux

6 Scooter Brickey


30 Brandon Bussi

33 Ben Blacker

31 Will Massey