Saturday's NCAA hockey schedule is full of games, and two matchups of ranked teams highlight the action.
No. 6 Boston University travels to Denver to face the 14th-ranked Pioneers at Magness Arena. The Terriers have won two straight games since dropping a 5-2 decision to arch-rival Boston College on Dec. 1, while the Pioneers are winless in their last eight games, compiling a 0-5-3 record. Denver started the season with a 9-1-1 record.
Another contest between ranked teams pits No. 12 Nebraska-Omaha and No. 9 Quinnipiac. The Mavericks and Bobcats meet at Quinnipiac's TD Bank Sports Center in Hamden, Conn. The Mavericks haven't lost since Nov. 6 and are 9-0-1 in their last 10 games. During that stretch, Quinnipiac hasn't allowed an opponent to score more than two goals in a game.
The following ranked teams are in action Saturday. All times listed are Eastern:
No. 12 Nebraska-Omaha at No. 9 Quinnipiac, noon ET
Michigan State at No. 8 Western Michigan (at Detroit), 3:30 p.m. ET
Brown vs. No. 18 Minnesota State (at Storrs, Conn.), 4:05 p.m. ET
No. 1 Boston College vs. Alabama-Huntsville (at Minneapolis), 5:05 p.m. ET
Northeastern at No. 20 Harvard, 7 p.m. ET
No. 17 Niagra at Bowling Green, 7:05 p.m. ET
No. 13 Union at Vermont, 7:05 p.m. ET
Air Force at No. 4 Minnesota, 8:05 p.m. ET
No. 6 Boston University at No. 14 Denver, 9:05 p.m. ET