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07-23-2012, 10:34 AM
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Slowe
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While I'd guess Nebraska has small interest, they would be an interesting one to watch. It wouldn't surprise me if they at least asked the question. They plan on building a 1,500 seat ice rink near campus as part of a gift they received from an alumni. Their non-varsity club team will play there. So too small for a D1 rink, but maybe at least enough for them to bother to ask.

Nebraska is also building a new basketball stadium. I have read they it may be able to accomodate ice, but have never really seen much detail around that.

None of this means they are aggressively pursuing a hockey team, but an on campus ice rink never hurts the hockey culture.

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