ST. CLOUD -- The St. Cloud State men's hockey team took on Western Michigan University in the first round of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference tournament last (Saturday) night.

The Huskies (29-8-1) defeated Western Michigan University (8-25-3) with a 4-2 victory. 

SCSU advances to the semifinals of the NCHC Frozen Faceoff. The semifinals will be held at the Target Center in Minneapolis this Friday.