WCHA Press Releases

Northern Michigan-Lake Superior State WCHA Opener Postponed, NMU Cancels First Five Non-Conference Games
Positive COVID 19 tests within NMU program prompts cancellations, Dec. 2 WCHA contest with Lake Superior State will be rescheduled

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Nov. 23, 2020 – The Western Collegiate Hockey Association announced Monday that the Dec. 2 WCHA season-opening contest between Northern Michigan and Lake Superior State has been postponed due to positive COVID-19 tests within the Northern Michigan hockey program. Additionally, NMU announced Monday it is cancelling its first five non-conference games of the 2020-21 season due to the positive tests.

In addition to the Dec. 2 postponement, NMU's home non-conference game vs. Lake Superior State on Nov. 25; it's home-and-home non-conference series with Michigan Tech on Nov. 27-28 and a home non-conference series with Bemidji State on Dec. 4-5 have been cancelled.

A decision on the new date for the WCHA contest will be announced by the league office in the coming weeks.

About the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) Men’s League

The Western Collegiate Hockey Association, among the most historic, tradition-rich and successful conferences in all of collegiate athletics, will mark its 69th season of men's competition in 2020-21. The 10-team NCAA Division I conference consists of the University of Alabama in Huntsville (Chargers), the University of Alaska Anchorage (Seawolves), the University of Alaska (Nanooks), Bemidji State University (Beavers), Bowling Green State University (Falcons), Ferris State University (Bulldogs), Lake Superior State University (Lakers), Michigan Technological University (Huskies), Minnesota State University (Mavericks) and Northern Michigan University (Wildcats). For more information, visit wcha.com.