Lake Superior State opens its 2009-10 season on Oct. 3 with an exhibition game against Nipissing and plays seven of its first nine games at Taffy Abel Arena.
The Lakers, whose CCHA cluster partners for 2009-10 are Northern Michigan, Alaska and Nebraska-Omaha, play six of their last eight regular-season games on the road.
LSSU travels to Minnesota-Duluth on Oct. 9 and Michigan Tech on Oct. 11 for the third annual Superior Cup. The Lakers, along with Union and Bentley, participate in the RPI Tournament in Troy, N.Y., during Thanksgiving weekend.
Great Lake State Weekend, on Oct. 16-17, features a non-conference hockey series between Canisius. The Lakers play their CCHA opener the following weekend against Ohio State. The Oct. 23-24 series is also Parents Weekend.
LSSU's only other non-conference series is Jan. 3-4 at Robert Morris.
The Lakers travel to Western Michigan, UNO, Bowling Green, Michigan State, Miami, Alaska and NMU.
In addition to OSU, they play host to Michigan, Alaska, NMU, UNO, Notre Dame and Ferris State.