Virus hits NMU Hockey
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The Western Collegiate Hockey Association announced Monday that the Dec. 2 WCHA season-opening contest between Northern Michigan and Lake Superior State has been postponed due to positive COVID-19 tests within the Northern Michigan hockey program. Additionally, NMU announced Monday it is cancelling its first five non-conference games of the 2020-21 season due to the positive tests.
In addition to the Dec. 2 postponement, NMU’s home non-conference game vs. Lake Superior State on Nov. 25; it’s home-and-home non-conference series with Michigan Tech on Nov. 27-28 and a home non-conference series with Bemidji State on Dec. 4-5 have been cancelled.
A decision on the new date for the WCHA contest will be announced by the league office in the coming weeks.