It’s almost here.
After nine long months without college hockey, the first gameday of the 2020-21 NCHC campaign is now just around the corner.
And while it’s true that empty arenas and a unique scheduling format will mean the league’s eighth season of competition won’t look much like the previous editions, those irregularities won’t do much to dampen the excitement around the return of the nation’s top college hockey conference.
Before the puck drops on the new year for the NCHC and preseason No. 1 North Dakota, Grand Forks Herald beat writer Brad Schlossman joined me on the latest MidcoSN Podcast to discuss December’s Omaha Pod and beyond, including the path for UND to replicate the success they had last year (9:52), the unique Pod format and how teams will approach it (25:02) and the most likely challengers to earn Penrose Cup glory (29:33).
Check out the full conversation below or on Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, or wherever you get your podcasts. Thanks for listening!