WCHA, Gophers announce women’s hockey conference schedule

Monday, the Minnesota Golden Gopher women’s hockey team and the WCHA announced the team’s conference schedule for the upcoming season.

The first conference games will be held at Ridder Arena on Oct. 7 and 8 against Bemidji State.

According to the organizations, the women’s hockey team will have two home-and-home series against Minnesota State and St. Cloud State the following two weeks (Oct. 14-15 and 21-22, respectively).

Afterward, Minnesota will travel to play against the Ohio St. Buckeyes on Oct. 28 and 29.

In November, the University of Minnesota will also play at home against UMD on Nov. 4-5 and in Madison on Nov. 18 and 19.

In December, Minnesota will have a final home-and-home series with Minnesota State on Dec. 2-3 and St. Cloud State on Dec. 9 and 10.

January games will begin with a series against St. Thomas on Jan. 13 and 14, and will then play at Bemidji State on Jan. 20 and 21, as well as Duluth on Jan. 27 and 28.

During the final month of regular-season action, the Gophers will host both Ohio State on Feb. 3 and 4 and Wisconsin on Feb. 10 and 11, and will then play at St. Thomas on Feb. 17 and 18.

As of this time, the non-conference games have not been announced.