4 p.m. at Ridder Arena
Tigers seeks upset at Ridder
Preview: Seventh-ranked Princeton (20-7-5) is making its third NCAA tournament appearance, and it has played the Gophers at Ridder Arena every time. The Tigers are 0-2 in two previous quarterfinals, losing 6-2 in 2016 and 4-0 in 2006, and are 0-9-1 overall against the Gophers. The No. 2 Gophers (30-5-1) are 10-3 in NCAA quarterfinal games and have won their past 10 NCAA tournament games at Ridder Arena. Princeton is coming off a 3-2 double-overtime loss to Cornell in the ECAC tournament semifinals.
Players to watch: The Tigers have three former Blake players on the roster: forwards Carly Bullock and Karlie Lund of Eden Prairie and defenseman Sylvie Wallin of Edina. Bullock (21 goals, 21 assists) is tied with Maggie Connors for second on the team in scoring, behind ECAC rookie of the year Sarah Fillier (20 goals, 35 assists). Senior forward Nicole Schammel leads the Gophers in scoring (14 goals, 31 assists), while sophomore forward Grace Zumwinkle has a WCHA-best 25 goals.