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Western Michigan's J.J. Crew and Ian Slater scramble for the puck in front of UND goalie Aaron Dell and Corban Knight while Andrew Panzarella tries to clear it in the third period of Saturday's West Regional NCAA hockey tournament at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Eric Hylden |Grand Forks Herald

UND, Gophers will battle for Frozen Four berth


ST. PAUL -- Minnesota appears to be over last weekend's stunning loss against UND in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Final Five.

Now, the Gophers will get another shot their biggest rival.

Minnesota beat Boston University 7-3 in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Saturday in the Xcel Energy Center to advance to the West Regional final at 4:30 p.m. today against the Sioux, who topped Western Michigan 3-1 earlier in the day.

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