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WCHA releases its 2022-23 composite schedule; most games available on streaming service

Of the 158 regular season games, at least 134 will be available through streaming on B1G +

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BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The Western Collegiate Hockey Association has released its composite schedule for its eight teams for the 2022-23 season.

The season has 158 regular season games, including at least 134 that will be broadcast on the Big Ten Network and streamed through B1G+. For the season, WCHA teams will play 46 nonconference games, including notable tournaments such as the Nutmeg Classic and the East/West Showcase at Ridder Arena.

Bemidji State will play in the Nutmeg Classic on Nov. 25-26 in Storrs, Connecticut. That same weekend, the University of Minnesota will play in the Vegas Showcase.

On Jan. 6-7, Minnesota will play host to the East/West Showcase with St. Cloud State, Merrimack, and New Hampshire.

There is a WCHA streaming pass on B1G+ available for $49.99, including all home games for WCHA teams through the regular season and the Final Faceoff championship.

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2022-23 WCHA composite schedule

September

22
Wisconsin at Penn State, 6 p.m.

23
Wisconsin at Penn State, 6 p.m.
Lindenwood at Bemidji State, 6 p.m., B1G +
Manitoba at MSU-Mankato, 6 p.m., B1G +

24
Manitoba at Minnesota, 2 p.m., B1G +
Lindenwood at Bemidji State, 3 p.m., B1G +
Minnesota Duluth at Long Island University, 6:45 p.m.

25
Manitoba at St. Thomas, 2 p.m. BIG +
Durham West Jr. Lightning at St. Cloud State, 3 p.m.
Minnesota Duluth at Long Island University, 6:45 p.m.

29
Minnesota Duluth at St. Lawrence, 5 p.m., B1G +
Lindenwood at Wisconsin, 7 p.m., B1G +

30
Minnesota Duluth at Penn State, 3 p.m., B1G +
Ohio State at MSU-Mankato, 3 p.m., B1G +
Bemidji State at Clarkson, 5 p.m., ESPN +
Minnesota Whitecaps at Minnesota, 6 p.m., B1G +
RPI at St. Cloud State, 6 p.m., B1G +
Lindenwood at Wisconsin, 7 p.m., B1G +

October

1
Ohio State at MSU-Mankato, noon, B1G +
Bemidji State at Clarkson, 1 p.m., ESPN +
RPI at St. Cloud State, 3 p.m., B1G +

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7
St. Cloud State at Ohio State, 5 p.m., B1G +
MSU-Mankato at Minnesota Duluth, 6 p.m., B1G +
Bemidji State at Minnesota, 6 p.m., B1G +
St. Thomas at Wisconsin, 7 p.m., B1G +

8
Bemidji State at Minnesota, 2 p.m., B1G +
St. Cloud State at Ohio State, 2 p.m., B1G +
MSU-Mankato at Minnesota Duluth, 3 p.m., B1G +
St. Thomas at Wisconsin, 6 p.m., B1G +

14
Franklin Pierce at St. Thomas, 3 p.m., B1G +
Minnesota at MSU-Mankato, 3 p.m., B1G +
Wisconsin at St. Cloud State, 6 p.m., B1G +

15
MSU-Mankato at Minnesota, 2 p.m., B1G +
Ohio State at Bemidji State, 3 p.m., B1G +
Wisconsin at St. Cloud State, 3 p.m., B1G +
Franklin Pierce at St. Thomas, 6 p.m., B1G +

16
Ohio State at Bemidji State, 2 p.m., B1G +

20
St. Thomas at MSU-Mankato, 6 p.m., B1G +
Bemidji State at Wisconsin, 7 p.m., B1G +

21
Minnesota at St. Cloud State, 3 p.m., B1G +
Minnesota Duluth at Ohio State, 5 p.m., B1G +
MSU-Mankato at St. Thomas, 6 p.m., B1G +
Bemidji State at Wisconsin, 7 p.m., B1G +

22
Minnesota Duluth at Ohio State, 2 p.m., B1G +
St. Cloud State at Minnesota, 2 p.m., B1G +

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28
MSU-Mankato at Bemidji State, 3 p.m., B1G +
Wisconsin at Minnesota Duluth, 3 p.m., B1G +
Minnesota at Ohio State, 5 p.m., B1G +
St. Cloud State at St. Thomas, 6 p.m., B1G +

29
St. Thomas at St. Cloud State, 2 p.m., B1G +
Minnesota at Ohio State, 2 p.m., B1G +
MSU-Mankato at Bemidji State, 3 p.m., B1G +
Wisconsin at Minnesota Duluth, 3 p.m., B1G +

November

4
St. Cloud State at Bemidji State, 3 p.m., B1G +
Sacred Heart at MSU-Mankato, 3 p.m., B1G +
Minnesota Duluth at Minnesota, 6 p.m., B1G +

5
Minnesota Duluth at Minnesota, 2 p.m., B1G +
St. Cloud State at Bemidji State, 2 p.m., B1G +
Sacred Heart at MSU-Mankato, 2 p.m., B1G +
Ohio State at St. Thomas, 2 p.m., B1G +

6
Ohio State at St. Thomas, 2 p.m., B1G +

7
St. Cloud State vs. Minnesota, at Andover, 7 p.m., B1G +

10
St. Thomas at Lindenwood, 11:30 a.m.

11
St. Thomas at Lindenwood, 1 p.m.
Minnesota Duluth at St. Cloud State, 3 p.m., B1G +

12
Minnesota Duluth at St. Cloud State, 2 p.m., B1G +

18
Bemidji State at Ohio State, 5 p.m., B1G +
Harvard at Minnesota Duluth, 6 p.m., B1G +

19
Bemidji State at Ohio State, TBA, B1G +
MSU-Mankato at St. Thomas, 2 p.m., B1G +
Minnesota at Wisconsin, 2 p.m., B1G +
Harvard at Minnesota Duluth, 3 p.m., B1G +

20
Minnesota at Wisconsin, 2 p.m., B1G +
MSU-Mankato at St. Thomas, 2 p.m., B1G +

22
Colgate at Ohio State, 5 p.m., B1G +

23
Colgate at Ohio State, 2 p.m., B1G +

25
Bemidji State at Quinnipiac, at Hamden, Conn., 2 p.m., ESPN +
Penn State vs. Minnesota, at Las Vegas, 6 p.m.
St. Cloud State at Lindenwood, 7 p.m.

26
Boston University/Yale vs. Minnesota, at Las Vegas, TBA
Connecticut/Sacred Heart vs. Bemidji State, at Hamden, Conn., TBA, ESPN +
St. Cloud State at Lindenwood, 2 p.m.

December

2
St. Thomas at St. Cloud State, 3 p.m., B1G +
Ohio State at Minnesota Duluth, 3 p.m., B1G +
Wisconsin at Bemidji State, 3 p.m., B1G +
MSU-Mankato at Minnesota, 6 p.m., B1G +

3
Minnesota at MSU-Mankato, 2 p.m., B1G +
Wisconsin at Bemidji State, 2 p.m., B1G +
St. Cloud State at St. Thomas, 2 p.m., B1G +
Ohio State at Minnesota Duluth, 3 p.m., B1G +

9
St. Thomas at Minnesota Duluth, 3 p.m., B1G +
Wisconsin at MSU-Mankato, 6 p.m., B1G +
St. Cloud State at Minnesota, 6 p.m., B1G +

10
Minnesota at St. Cloud State, 3 p.m., B1G +
Wisconsin at MSU-Mankato, 3 p.m., B1G +
St. Thomas at Minnesota Duluth, 3 p.m, B1G +

16
Bemidji State at St. Thomas, 2 p.m., B1G +
MSU-Mankato at Long Island University, 7:45 p.m.

17
MSU-Mankato at Long Island University, 1 p.m.
Bemidji State at St. Thomas, 2 p.m., B1G +
Ohio State at Cornell, noon, ESPN +

18
Ohio State at Cornell, noon, ESPN +

30
Ohio State at Lindenwood, 7 p.m.

31
Ohio State at Lindenwood, 2 p.m.
Wisconsin at Quinnipiac, 2 p.m., ESPN +

January

1
Wisconsin at Quinnipiac, 2 p.m., ESPN+

6
New Hampshire vs. St. Cloud State, 1 p.m., at Minneapolis, B1G +
Merrimack at Minnesota, 6 p.m., B1G +
RIT at St. Thomas, 6 p.m., B1G +
MSU-Mankato at Lindenwood, 7 p.m.

7
Minnesota Duluth at Wisconsin, TBA, B1G +
Merrimack vs. St. Cloud State, 1 p.m., at Minneapolis, B1G +
MSU-Mankato at Lindenwood, 2 p.m.
New Hampshire at Minnesota, 4:30 p.m., B1G +
RIT at St. Thomas, 6 p.m., B1G +

8
Minnesota Duluth at Wisconsin, TBA, B1G +

13
Wisconsin at Ohio State, 5 p.m., B1G +
St. Cloud State at MSU-Mankato, 6 p.m., B1G +
Bemidji State at Minnesota Duluth, 6 p.m., B1G +
St. Thomas at Minnesota, 6 p.m., B1G +

14
St. Thomas at Minnesota, 2 p.m., B1G +
Wisconsin at Ohio State, 2 p.m., B1G +
St. Cloud State at MSU-Mankato, 3 p.m., B1G +
Bemidji State at Minnesota Duluth, 3 p.m., B1G +

20
Minnesota at Bemidji State, 3 p.m., B1G +
Ohio State at St. Cloud State, 3 p.m., B1G +

21
Minnesota Duluth at St. Thomas, TBA, B1G +
Ohio State at St. Cloud State, 2 p.m., B1G +
Minnesota at Bemidji State, 2 p.m., B1G +
MSU-Mankato at Wisconsin, TBA, B1G +

22
MSU-Mankato at Wisconsin, TBA, B1G +
Minnesota Duluth at St. Thomsa, 2 p.m., B1G +

27
Minnesota at Minnesota Duluth, 3 p.m., B1G +
MSU-Mankato at Wisconsin, 5 p.m., B1G +
Wisconsin at St. Thomas, 6 p.m., B1G +
Bemidji State at St. Cloud State, 6 p.m., B1G +

28
MSU-Mankato at Ohio State, 2 p.m., B1G +
Bemidji State at St. Cloud State, 3 p.m., B1G +
Minnesota at Minnesota Duluth, 3 p.m., B1G +
Wisconsin at St. Thomas, 6 p.m., B1G +

February

3
St. Cloud State at Wisconsin, TBA, B1G +
St. Thomas at Bemidji State, 3 p.m., B1G +
Minnesota Duluth at MSU-Mankato, 3 p.m., B1G +
Ohio State at Minnesota, 6 p.m., B1G +

4
St. Cloud State at Wisconsin, TBA, B1G +
St. Thomas at Bemidji State, 2 p.m., B1G +
Ohio State at Minnesota, 2 p.m., B1G +
Minnesota Duluth at MSU-Mankato, 2 p.m., B1G +

10
St. Cloud State at Minnesota Duluth, 6 p.m., B1G +
St. Thomas at Ohio State, 6 p.m., B1G +
Wisconsin at Minnesota, 6 p.m., B1G +
Bemidji State at MSU-Mankato, 6 p.m., B1G +

11
St. Thomas at Ohio State, noon, B1G +
Wisconsin at Minnesota, 2 p.m., B1G +
Bemidji State at MSU-Mankato, 3 p.m., B1G +
St. Cloud State at Minnesota Duluth, 3 p.m., B1G +

17
Minnesota Duluth at Bemidji State, 3 p.m., B1G +
Minnesota at St. Thomas, 6 p.m., B1G +
MSU-Mankato at St. Cloud State, 6 p.m., B1G +

18
Ohio State at Wisconsin, TBA, B1G +
Minnesota Duluth at Bemidji State, 2 p.m., B1G +
MSU-Mankato at St. Cloud State, 3 p.m., B1G +
Minnesota at St. Thomas, 6 p.m., B1G +

19
Ohio State at Wisconsin, TBA, B1G +

Mick Hatten is a reporter and editor for Forum News Service and helps manage TheRinkLive.com, a website dedicated to hockey. He began working for Forum Communications in November 2018 and has covered St. Cloud State University hockey since 2010. A graduate of St. Cloud State, he has more than 30 years of experience as a journalist and has been a youth hockey coach since 2014. mhatten@forumcomm.com
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