Friday, November 29, 2013

A chance for the hometown fans to follow Frank Slubowski

The University of Western Michigan Broncos are off to South Bend, Indiana  this weekend, taking part in the famed Shillelagh Tournament, put on by the University of Notre Dame. The tournament which took a two year hiatus, returns with four teams taking to the ice at the Compton Ice Arena in Notre Dame, Indiana.

For those on the North Coast following the university career of Prince Rupert's Frank Slubowski, this weekend offers up an opportunity to take in the tournament action and maybe see how the Rupertite is doing in the Bronco nets.

According to the Universtiy of Western Michigan hockey program, the weekend tournament will be made available online from Notre Dame.

The Fighting Irish website has this link available for tournament action, which will start at 1 PM Prince Rupert time.

The Broncos see action in two games this weekend:

The first a match up with Northeastern with a 1 PM (Pacific time) puck drop on Friday afternoon.

They next see action on Saturday, when they will play either the host Notre Dame Fighting Irish or Chargers from Alabama Huntsville, the time for that game has yet to be set, depending on results from Friday's action.

Updates to the tournament broadcast schedule can be found on the UWM hockey website. (factor in the three hour time zone shift for pacific broadcast times). (Game time and streaming of Saturday's game is set for 1:05 PM Pacific)

Some previews of the weekend tournament can be found below.

Western Michigan University Bronco Hockey game notes
WMU Hockey Heads to the Shillelagh Tournament
Hockey Tournament Time

Update:  Results of weekend play

Broncos and Huskies tie 1-1, NU Wins shootout 1-0

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