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NCHC playoffs Game 1
Who: UND (No. 5 seed, 18-15-2) at Denver (No. 4 seed, 19-10-5)
When: 8:08 p.m. tonight.
Where: Magness Arena, Denver.
TV: Midco Sports Network (GF Ch. 27/622).
Pregame lineup notes: Grant Mismash is dressing as the extra skater for UND. Rhett Gardner and Nick Jones are playing on the same line with Jones playing right wing. Denver's Brett Stapley is back in the lineup after missing the last seven games with an upper-body injury. Rookie Tyler Ward is out for Denver. The Pioneers are starting Filip Larsson in goal. Larsson has stopped 108 of 111 shots against UND this season (.973).
21 Jackson Keane-22 Rhett Gardner-8 Nick Jones
10 Gavin Hain-19 Mark Senden-26 Cole Smith
18 Collin Adams-29 Jordan Kawaguchi-9 Dixon Bowen
7 Zach Yon-14 Jasper Weatherby-5 Casey Johnson
16 Grant Mismash
3 Matt Kiersted-6 Colton Poolman
28 Hayden Shaw-24 Jacob Bernard-Docker
17 Jonny Tychonick-2 Gabe Bast
1 Peter Thome
35 Ryan Anderson
34 Harrison Feeney
14 Jarid Lukosevicius-19 Cole Guttman-20 Emilio Pettersen
24 Colin Staub-12 Kohen Olischefski-18 Ryan Barrow
27 Kyle Mayhew-7 Brett Stapley-13 Liam Finlay
26 Jack Doremus-10 Jaakko Heikkinen-9 Tyson McLellan
16 Jake Durflinger
4 Griffin Mendel-15 Ian Mitchell
21 Michael Davies-5 Les Lancaster
17 Slava Demin-2 Erich Fear
30 Filip Larsson
1 Devin Cooley