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Tough non-conference schedule up for men's hockey in 2014-15


May 13, 2014

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MADISON, Wis. - With a full Big Ten Conference schedule, as well as four non-conference home series and three road non-conference trips, the youthful 2014-15 Wisconsin men's hockey team will challenge itself from the first puck drop.

Home non-conference series include 2014 NCAA Frozen Four-participant North Dakota (Nov. 7-8), 2014 WCHA regular-season champion Ferris State (Nov. 28-29), former WCHA rival Michigan Tech (Jan. 2-3) and Hockey East's Boston University (Jan. 9-10).

That is in addition to Big Ten series against 2014 NCAA runner-up and Big Ten regular-season champion Minnesota, as well as Michigan, Ohio State, Michigan State and Penn State.

UW will also play an exhibition game against the U.S. Under-18 Team on Friday, Dec. 12, at the Kohl Center.

The Badgers open the 2014-15 season with a trip to the Kendall Hockey Classic in Anchorage, Alaska. Wisconsin will skate on Friday, Oct. 10, against Alaska, then take on Alaska Anchorage on Saturday, Oct. 11.

UW stays on the road for the second week of the season and heads to the Resch Center in Green Bay, Wis., for a road series on Friday-Saturday, Oct. 17-18, against Northern Michigan.

The Badgers will also make a trip to Colorado for games against former longtime WCHA rivals Colorado College (Nov. 21) and Denver (Nov. 22).

Times for UW's home games, as well as dates and times for Big Ten Conference games will be announced at a later date.

The schedule is subject to change as UW may add one more road non-conference series.

Season tickets for the 2014-15 Wisconsin men's hockey season go on sale on May 23. Priority deadline for ordering season tickets is June 30.

Face-Off season tickets for the first game of series will cost $180 for nine games. Slap-Shot season tickets for the second game of series are $200 for 10 games. Slap-Shot season tickets will also include the Friday exhibition game.

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