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Midweek reading: CC-SCSU match-up; Duluth home ice issues; Nebraska-Omaha hopes; Spring break in Grand Forks?

Published: March 5, 2014, 8:27 am, by Joe Paisley

CC celebration gold 2Here are three things to watch in this weekend’s final home series for the CC Tigers. They host No. 4 St. Cloud State. Friday’s game is on CBS Sports Network.

With a 4-7-3 home record (2-6-2 league), there is a little truth behind the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs’ jokes about opting out of home playoff ice.

Nebraska-Omaha is one point away from clinching home ice and has an outside shot at the regular-season championship. Here is USCHO’s look at the past weekend.

Western Michigan is taking advantage of its spring break to take its time traveling out to Grand Forks and spend a couple extra days practicing on the North Dakota home ice before this weekend’s series.

The WCHA playoff race, which drops the bottom teams out of playoff contention, is entertaining this columnist argues.