HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) - The Michigan Tech hockey program announced its 2019-20 schedule on Wednesday in conjunction with the WCHA unveiling its composite schedule. The Huskies have 37 regular season games on the schedule that includes nine nonconference and 28 WCHA contests.
The 99th season of Tech hockey begins with the first-ever meeting against Robert Morris in Pittsburgh on October 5-6. The conference and home opener is the following weekend (Oct. 11-12) against Alaska. The month wraps up at Bowling Green on October 25-26.
Tech plays in the US Hockey Hall of Fame Game for the second time in three years this time at North Dakota on November 2. The last time the two met was on March 17, 2013. The Huskies host defending WCHA regular season and playoff champions Minnesota State on November 8-9. Tech travels to Lake Superior State on November 15-16 and then plays Northern Michigan the following weekend (Nov. 22-23). Friday's game against the Wildcats will be in Houghton. The month wraps up at Alaska the day after Thanksgiving (Nov. 29-30).
Alaska Anchorage comes to Houghton on December 6-7 followed by Clarkson's first-ever trip to the MacInnes Student Ice Arena on December 13-14. Dates for the 55th Great Lakes Invitational at Little Caesars Arena have not yet been determined. The Huskies will open against Michigan State with Ferris State and Michigan playing in the other semifinal. The Bulldogs will make their second appearance (2014) at the GLI.
The New Year begins at Arizona State on January 3-4. The Huskies return home to host BGSU (Jan. 10-11) in their second meeting of the season and then another January trip to Bemidji State (Jan. 17-18). Ferris State comes to Houghton on January 24-25 and a road trip to Alabama Huntsville (Jan. 31-Feb. 1) wraps up the busy month.
The LSSU Lakers are the Winter Carnival opponent on February 7-8 for the second time ever. The last road series is on February 14-15 at Ferris State for the second meeting in four weeks. The regular season wraps up against NMU on February 28-29. Friday's game will be in Marquette with Senior Night on Saturday in Houghton.
Season and individual game tickets for the 2019-20 season will go on sale in early June.
The entire schedule is listed below and can also be found by clicking here.
2019-20 Hockey Schedule
Oct. 5-6 at Robert Morris
Oct. 11-12 v. Alaska*
Oct. 25-26 at Bowling Green*
Nov. 2 at North Dakota (Hall of Fame Game)
Nov. 8-9 v. Minnesota State*
Nov. 15-16 at Lake Superior State*
Nov. 22-23 v. Northern Michigan*
Nov. 29-30 at Alaska*
Dec. 6-7 v. Alaska Anchorage*
Dec. 13-14 v. Clarkson
TBA - 55th Great Lakes Invitational
Jan. 3-4 at Arizona State
Jan. 10-11 v. Bowling Green*
Jan. 17-18 at Bemidji State*
Jan. 24-25 v. Ferris State*
Jan. 31-Feb. 1 at Alabama Huntsville*
Feb. 7-8 v. Lake Superior State* (Winter Carnival)
Feb. 14-15 v. Ferris State*
Feb. 28-29 v. Northern Michigan*
March 6-8 - WCHA Quarterfinals
March 13-15 - WCHA Semifinals
March 21 - WCHA Championship
March 29-30 - NCAA Regionals
April 12-13 - NCAA Frozen Four (Detroit)
2020 NCAA Regional sites: Loveland, Colo. (West); Allentown, Pa. (Midwest); Worcester, Mass. (Northeast); Albany, N.Y. (East)