MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE — St. Cloud State has a date in Fargo.

Minnesota Duluth has an appointment in Allentown, Pa.

And Minnesota State has a rendezvous in Providence, R.I.

Together, if the three top NCAA men’s hockey tournament seeds take care of business and win two games each, they’ll be shuffling off to Buffalo for the Frozen Four.

The NCAA on Sunday announced the tournament field, and for the first time since the formation of a 16-team field in 2003, Minnesota — or any state for that matter — has three No. 1 seeds.

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