The Duluth Northern Stars will play host to Champlin Park in a nonconference high school girls hockey game at 7:30 p.m. today at Essentia Health Heritage Center. The Northern Stars are 0-1 after losing their season and home opener against Cambridge-Isanti, 5-3, on Tuesday. Senior forward Izzy Sutherland had two goals for Duluth, and sophomore goaltender Sarah Spencer was brilliant with 30 saves.
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The Bulldogs men’s hockey team, still minus top wing Joey Anderson who remains out of the lineup with an upper-body injury sustained in a physical game at Maine Oct. 28, begins a two-game weekend National Collegiate Hockey Conference series at Miami at 6:35 p.m. today. UMD is 5-5-2 overall and 1-3-0 in the league, good for a last-place tie with Nebraska-Omaha with three points. Miami is 4-5-1 and 1-2-1.