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A recent emergency room visit revealed the extreme measures being taken to protect healthcare workers in this time of pandemic, which are wise and good, until they forget that the people walking in the sliding doors are just that -- people -- in need of care.
One of the best men's hockey seasons in UND's decorated, 74-year history ended Thursday afternoon when the NCAA announced it was canceling all of its national tournaments because of the coronavirus outbreak.
A look back at the final 24 hours of the 2019-20 season, and how quickly it all came crashing down because of COVID-19
But chances are UMD's attempt will look nothing like the one in 2019-20 as players graduate, depart for NHL

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Minnesota Duluth will not host Miami in the NCHC quarterfinals at Amsoil Arena. The Bulldogs will not get to play in the NCAA tournament. The two-time defending champs' season is over. Same for the UMD women's basketball team, which was on the eve of playing in the NCAA Division II tournament.
As the sporting world came to a halt Thursday because of the spread of the coronavirus, a significant event was just beginning in Ralph Engelstad Arena.
There was shock, sadness and resignation all around the region's college hockey programs and conferences on Thursday, as first the WCHA, NCHC and Big Ten cancelled their postseason tournaments, and then the NCAA cancelled the rest of the playoffs, bringing a season of promise for so many to an abrupt end.
UND was scheduled to host Colorado College in a best-of-three series Friday, Saturday and, if necessary, Sunday in Ralph Engelstad Arena.
One of the best seasons in UND hockey history is over.
NCHC joins NCAA in announcing postseason attendance restrictions

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Restriction, announced Wednesday, also to include men's and women's basketball tournaments amid coronavirus concerns.
Here's a list of how the coronavirus has impacted college hockey events.

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