Hockey Day North Dakota is set to begin this Friday, January 21st in Jamestown, North Dakota and will wrap up on Saturday, January 22nd.  The games will take place on the University of Jamestown campus.  This is North Dakota's premier outdoor hockey event.

This year's schedule will feature four of our local teams including the Bismarck High Demons, the Bismarck Century Patriots, the Bismarck Blizzard, and the Bismarck Bantam AA boys team.  Both boys' high school teams will have very difficult games as they will each face one of the Grand Forks high schools.

Here's a look at the rink our teams will be playing on.

And yet another look at the making of the rink.

Here's your schedule of events at this year's Hockey Day North Dakota:

Friday, January 21st:

4:30 pm University of Jamestown Jimmies (Division II) vs Williston State Tetons (Division II)

7 pm Jamestown High School Blue Jays vs Devils Lake Firebirds

Saturday, January 22nd:

10 am West Fargo Bantam AA vs Bismarck Bantam AA

12 noon Jamestown Blue Jays Girls vs The Bismarck Blizzards Girls

2:30 pm Bismarck Century Patriots vs Grand Forks Central Knights

5 pm Bismarck High School Demons vs Grand Forks Red River

7:30 pm The University of Jamestown Jimmies vs Minot State Beavers

Of course, the weather is always a concern in North Dakota when we are talking outdoor hockey in January, but it actually looks decent.  According to the National Weather Service, you can expect a high temperature around 18 degrees in Jamestown on Saturday.  Jamestown is expecting snow on Friday however with highs in the upper 20's.


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