Pregame Warmup: Minnesota State-Mankato At Minnesota Duluth

The Minnesota Duluth men’s hockey team is set to host Minnesota State-Mankato at 7:07 p.m. tonight in a nonconference matchup from Amsoil Arena in Duluth in a battle of former WCHA rivals.

Tonight is the Bulldogs’ regular season home opener. For updates from the game, follow me on Twitter at twitter.com/mattwellens.

The Bulldogs’ line chart for tonight can be seen here. Matt McNeely gets the start in goal over Kasimir Kaskisuo.

The Mavericks’ line chart can be seen here. Stephon Williams gets the start over Cole Huggins.

From the DNT this week:

NCHC nonconference struggles could come back to bite league

Musical goaltenders may be in play for UMD-MSU series

College men’s hockey preview: Minnesota Duluth vs. Minnesota State-Mankato

From the other side (Mankato Free Press):

Mavericks’ Stern takes one – and more – for the team

Minnesota State-Minnesota Duluth series preview