Explaining the Final Bracket: Committee Q&A and Analysis

All of the talk about whether or not Denver, as the tournament’s top overall seed, would be “protected” from having to play in the Fargo Regional, seemed to be accurate when the Committee announced Denver would play in the Midwest Regional in Cincinnati. See: Final Pairwise … Final Bracket … Schedule However, that was not really the reason at all. In fact, this year’s bracket was as straightforward …
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Minnesota-Duluth Bests Minnesota Again to Reach North Star Cup Final

A few weeks ago, Minnesota-Duluth’s 6-foot-5 freshman Riley Tufte, a first-round NHL Draft pick of Dallas, hadn’t scored his first NCAA goal and didn’t even have a point. Now, seven games later, he has five goals and three assists, and his first-period goal Saturday at Xcel Energy Center ignited the Bulldogs rally past Minnesota, 3-2, in the semifinal of the North Star College Cup. Tufte’s goal tied …
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