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North Dakota players pass around their trophy after winning the 2010 WCHA Final Five championship. UND, which has won the conference tournament three years in a row, will look to defend their title one final time this season. They’re leaving the league for the National Collegiate Hockey Conference. Five of the other six teams in the Final Five are also departing after this season, making this weekend’s tournament something of a last hurrah for many schools involved. Associated Press File Photo

WCHA breakup looms as memorable Final Five begins

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The last few months of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association’s traditional look have been as tense and strong as ever. Merely four points in the standings separated first and sixth place when the regular season ended.


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