UMass faces St. Cloud State at the Frozen Four of the NCAA ice hockey Tournament at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh at 7 p.m. ET. UMass punched its ticket back to the title game with a thrilling 3-2 overtime win Thursday over two-time defending national champion Minnesota Duluth in the Frozen Four, played in Pittsburgh. Watch UMass vs St Cloud Live.
The Minutemen were 22-11-2 last year before the postseason was called off. UMass heads into the national finals with a 19-5-4 mark on the season, and a 13-game unbeaten streak that has seen the team close the year on a 10-0-3 run.
UMass was without four players due to COVID-19 contact-tracing protocols, including leading goal scorer Carson Gicewicz and starting goaltender Filip Lindberg. And it showed for much of the game as Minnesota Duluth outshot UMass 26-11 through two periods and 36-15 at the end of regulation. But the Minutemen took over in overtime with a 13-2 edge.
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Date: Saturday, April 10, 2021
Time: 7 p.m. ET
Where: PPG Paints Arena
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This will be the second game on the docket and will also be the rematch of the 2019 Championship game where Minnesota-Duluth dominated UMass by the score of 3-0. UMass will be shorthanded tonight and without some of their top players due to COVID-19 protocols.
The UMass Minutemen and the St. Cloud State Huskies are the last two teams standing after a season that tested everyone’s resolve in Division I Men’s Ice Hockey.
The Minutemen and the Huskies will duel for their first-ever hockey championship at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Saturday night.
UMass will be playing in their second straight national title game – they lost to Minnesota Duluth 3-0 in the 2019 final.
The Minutemen avenged that loss by beating Minnesota Duluth in this year’s national semifinal game on Thursday. UMass rallied in the third period to send the game to overtime, where junior Garrett Wait sent them on to the championship game with a game-winning goal at 14:30 in the extra period.
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