MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Men's Ice Hockey announced their 2018-19 schedule highlighted by 28 Western Collegiate Hockey Association contests and 16 games in the Berry Events Center.
The season will begin with a non-conference series on the road at Michigan State University October 12-13. The following weekend, NMU will compete at St. Cloud State University for another non-conference series. The Huskies are coming off of a 25-9-6 season and were the top seed in the 2018 NCAA Tournament.
NMU will host a final non-conference series November 9-10, welcoming Cornell University to the Berry. The Big Red were also a number-one seed in the NCAA Tournament and finished the season 25-6-2.
WCHA action will begin October 26-27 when the Wildcats host Bemidji State University. NMU will also host the University of Alaska-Anchorage November 16-17, Michigan Technological University on December 7, and Ferris State University December 14-15. After the new year, The Wildcats will host seven conference contests including Minnesota State University January 25-26, Bowling Green State University February 1-2, Lake Superior State University February 22-23, and Michigan Tech on March 2.
The Wildcats will travel for WCHA competition November 2-3 versus Bowling Green, November 23-24 versus Lake Superior State, and December 8 at Michigan Tech. After the new year, NMU will travel to the University of Alaska-Fairbanks January 4-5, Alaska-Anchorage January 11-12, the University of Alabama-Huntsville February 8-9, Bemidji State February 15-16, and Michigan Tech March 1.
All home games are scheduled for 7 p.m. Start times for road contests will be announced as they become available. The complete schedule can be viewed HERE.
Season Ticket packages for the 2018-19 season are now on sale and can be purchased at all NMU Ticket Outlets. All NMU Hockey season ticket packages are listed below. For more information, visit tickets.nmu.edu or call 906-227-1032.
|Student (18 or younger)||$152|
|1/2 Season Adult||$126|
|1/2 Season Student (18 or younger)||$81|
|Standing Room & General Admission||$14|
|Student (18 or younger)||$9|
NMU ended the 2017-18 season with a 25-15-3 overall record that included an appearance in the WCHA Championship Game in the Berry Events Center. It was the Wildcats' best record since the 2001-02 campaign, while next year's team will return five all-conference honorees, the league goaltender of the year, and an All-American.