The #3 St. Cloud State Men's Hockey team beat Minnesota State (Mankato) 5-4 yesterday  at the Xcel Energy Center in the first game of the 2016 Northstar Cup tourney. The late game saw Bemidji State drop the Minnesota Gophers 4-2, setting up this afternoon's title game between the Huskies and Beavers.

The championship puck drops at 4:00 PM this afternoon at the Xcel Energy Center, as the 21-5-1 SCSU Huskies face off against the 11-10-1 BSU Beavers. Bemidji State are the defending champions. The Huskies did not participate in last year's tournament.

The game will carried be on Fox Sports North. Tickets are available HERE.

SCSU fans and alumni headed to the game are encouraged to meet at The Liffey, across the street from the X (175 7th St W, St Paul, MN) for a pre-game social beginning at 2:00 PM this afternoon.

I'll see you there. Go Huskies!