ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Sixth-ranked Denver goes into Friday's game with a four-point lead over St. Cloud State for the last home playoff position for the NCHC playoffs. The two teams play Game 1 of their conference series at 7:37 p.m. Friday at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center.

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