Gophers add exhibition game, set Ice Breaker Tournament schedule

by Jakob Stark

The Gophers men's hockey team announced Wednesday that it will host an exhibition game against Lethbridge on Oct. 5 at Mariucci Arena.

The men's team will officially open its season Oct. 11 against Mercyhurst in the 2013 Ice Breaker Tournament at Mariucci Arena. New Hampshire and Clarkson will also participate in the tournament.

Mariucci Arena is hosting the Ice Breaker Tournament, the traditional start to the college hockey season, for the second time. It last hosted in 1998.

The Gophers are participating in the tournament for the third time.