staff, March 20, 2016

Big Ten tournament champion Michigan is the conference's lone representative in the 2016 NCAA Men's Hockey Tournament, it was announced Sunday.

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The Wolverines will take on old CCHA rival Notre Dame at 5:30 p.m. ET Friday in the Midwest Regional at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Should Michigan win, it would face the North Dakota-Northeastern winner Saturday with a berth in the Frozen Four on the line.

The Wolverines are making their 36th NCAA tourney, an NCAA record, and their first since 2012. Michigan is 50-28 record all-time NCAA Tournament record, including a Division-I record nine national championships.

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