J.T. Brown had a goal and an assist to lead Minnesota Duluth to a 4-3 victory over Notre Dame in the semifinals of the Frozen Four on Thursday, propelling the Bulldogs to their second national title game in school history.
The Frozen Four is in St. Paul this week and one interested observer is Ted Brown, who played for the Minnesota Vikings between 1979 and 1986.
Minnesota Duluth has proven its ability to persevere while reaching its first Frozen Four since 2004.
Four teams are vying for the top spot in the Frozen Four — Notre Dame, University of Minnesota-Duluth, North Dakota and Michigan. There’s another winner that’s not on that list — St. Paul’s economy.
College hockey’s two Midwestern conferences are showing their strength at this year’s Frozen Four.
The toughest ticket in the sporting world this year in Minnesota maybe this Thursday at the Xcel Energy Center for the Frozen Four with University of Minnesota-Duluth and University of North Dakota playing back to back, scalpers have ranged from $350 to $500 for one ticket to see both teams play.
Aaron Dell made 26 saves and top-ranked North Dakota routed Denver 6-1 on Sunday in the NCAA Midwest final to advance to the Frozen Four.
Mike Grimm previews the Women’s NCAA Hockey Tournament. The Gophers are out east to take on Boston College and a win puts them in the NCAA Frozen Four. They’ll play Saturday at noon.