Notre Dame hockey to host Michigan in final regular-season series

Minnesota left wing Grant Cruikshank (21) scores against Notre Dame goaltender Matthew Galajda (35) in the first period at the Compton Family Ice Arena Friday, Jan.  28, 2022, in South Bend.

Minnesota Left Wing Grant Cruikshank (21) Scores Against Notre Dame Goaltender Matthew Galajda (35) In The First Period At The Compton Family Ice Arena Friday, Jan.  28, 2022, In South Bend.

College hockey

Who: Notre Dame Fighting Irish (23-9-0 overall, 15-7-0 Big Ten for 41 points and fourth place) vs. Michigan Wolverines (25-7-1 overall, 16-6-0 Big Ten for 51 points and first place)

When: Friday at 7:30 pm and Saturday at 6 pm EST

Where: Lefty Smith Rink in Compton Family Ice Arena (5,022), South Bend

TV/Streaming: Peacock

Radio: WZOC-FM (94.3) and

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Tickets: Mobile single-game tickets and plans available through … Face masks must be worn in Compton except when eating and drinking.

Recaps: Both teams coming off weekend sweeps. … Coach Jeff Jackson’s Irish stretched their winning streak to three games with 2-1 and 4-2 victories at Michigan State. … In the Friday victory, sophomore left wing Landon Slaggert had the game-winning goal at 4:23 of the third period, freshman center Hunter Strand had a goal and an assist and senior defenseman Nick Leivermann had two assists while grad goaltender Matthew Galajda made 36 saves. … In the Saturday victory, Notre Dame jumped to a 3-0 lead early in the second period behind goals by Justin Janicke, Jack Adams and Chase Blackmun; Janicke, Adams and senior defenseman Spencer Stastney each had a goal and an assist, and Galajda made 27 saves. … Coach Mel Pearson’s Wolverines have won seven straight games (and 11 of their last 12 since 2022 began) after sweeping visiting Ohio State 5-3 and 3-0 last weekend.


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