Monday, May 4, 2015

Mavericks' '15-16 schedule out

The WCHA and Minnesota State released their 2015-16 schedule on Monday, and the Mavericks' opponents are a combination of new and old WCHA teams.

Minnesota State's eight-game nonconference schedule is made up of the old foes, including the regular-season opener Oct. 9-10 at home against Nebraska Omaha. A week later, the Mavericks will travel to St. Cloud State for a pair of games. On Nov. 13-14, MSU will play a home-and-home series against Minnesota, with the Friday-night game taking place in Mankato. On Jan. 29-30, the North Star College Cup will take place at Xcel Energy Center with the Mavericks expected to play St. Cloud State in the first round and either Minnesota or Bemidji State the next day.

Minnesota State will play an exhibition game on Oct. 4 against an opponent to be determined.

As for the Mavericks' league schedule, they will open the conference schedule Oct. 23-24 at Bemidji State.

The rest of their 17-game home schedule includes Alaska (Oct. 30-31), Alaska Anchorage (Nov. 27-28), Alabama Huntsville (Dec. 11-12), Northern Michigan (Jan. 8-9), Lake Superior State (Jan. 22-23), Bowling Green (Feb. 5-6) and Bemidji State (March 4-5).

The remainder of their road schedule includes Ferris State (Nov. 6-7), Northern Michigan (Nov. 20-21), Bowling Green (Dec. 4-5), Michigan Tech (Jan. 15-16), Alabama Huntsville (Feb. 12-13) and Alaska Anchorage (Feb. 26-27).

The Mavericks will start the season with 10 straight weeks of play before getting three weekends off around from mid-December through the holidays.

For more on MSU's schedule go here. For more on the WCHA's composite schedule go here.

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