|(above) The air is so polluted from the local mines near Houghton that Michigan Tech players practice in respirators to avoid Black Lung|
by Adrian Dater
George Gwozdecky doesn't have fond memories of when his University of Denver hockey team last faced Michigan Tech in October.
"It wasn't pretty. They're a very good team," Gwozdecky said of the Huskies, DU's opponent Thursday at 1 PM MDT in the WCHA Final Five at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn.
DU suffered its worst loss of the season to the Huskies on Oct. 28, a 7-2 defeat in Houghton, Mich. The Pioneers managed a 2-2 tie the next night against the Huskies [read entire article].