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Series preview: Gophers hockey at Vermont

  • November 22, 2012 - 9:46 PM

GOPHERS HOCKEY SERIES PREVIEW: AT VERMONT

When/where: 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Gutterson Fieldhouse in Burlington.

TV/radio: FSN; 1500-AM.

Records: Gophers 7-2-2 overall, 4-2-2 WCHA; Vermont 2-5-2, 2-5-2 Hockey East.

Gophers at a glance: The Gophers are making their first trip to Burlington in program history. They split last year's first series ever at Mariucci Arena. C Erik Haula is tied for second in the WCHA and seventh in the NCAA with 14 points. C Nick Bjugstad has been fighting the flu all week.

Catamounts at a glance: Senior F Chris McCarthy leads Vermont with four goals and seven points in nine games. G Brody Hoffman (2-5-2, 2.82) has started all nine games. The Catamounts have two Minnesotans: Hibbing's Anthony DeCenzo and Chanhassen's Blake Doerring.

MICHAEL RUSSO

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