Saturday is looking pretty nice when it comes to regional rivalries, with the Gophers and Badgers playing in men's hoops plus the Gophers and Iowa wrestlers squaring off.
Contrary to popular belief, the Wild does not get to play all 48 games at home during this condensed NHL season. Minnesota hits the road for the first time at Detroit (6:30 p.m., FSN).
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