The Minnesota State men’s hockey team has returned to the top spot in the national polls.
Ferris State, Colgate and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will join Minnesota in the Gophers’ 23rd annual Mariucci Classic. The matchups were announced Monday.
Six players scored a goal apiece as Ferris State beat Minnesota-Duluth in the consolation game at the Florida College Classic.
The Western Collegiate Hockey Association will play a 28-game league schedule when it’s shuffled for the 2013-14 season.
Jay Barriball’s goal at 7:38 of the third period lifted Minnesota into a 2-2 tie with Ferris State at the Dodge Holiday Classic men’s hockey tournament on Saturday.