by Mike Chambers
The intense rivalry between the University of Denver and North Dakota won't have a chance to simmer when the teams engage in a two-game series at Magness Arena this weekend.
The Pioneers and Fighting Sioux once again are fighting for the same things — jockeying for a home-ice slot in the first round of the league playoffs and a berth in the NCAA Tournament.
Denver (18-10-4) is third in the league — three points ahead of North Dakota (17-11-3), which is in a three-way tie for fourth. In the national picture, the Pioneers are tied for 11th in the PairWise Rankings and the Sioux are 14th [read entire article].