Penn State Hockey

Penn State women’s hockey: Nittany Lions set schedule

Penn State will opens its season against women’s hockey powerhouse Minnesota in a 2014-15 schedule announced Tuesday.

The Nittany Lions will visit the NCAA finalist Golden Gophers on Oct. 3, then visit St. Cloud State on Oct. 4

The home opener is the following weekend, with Quinnipiac visiting Pegula Ice Arena on Oct. 11-12.

The slate includes home and away series against CHA teams Syracuse, Mercyhurst, RIT, Lindenwood and Robert Morris.

There also will be road trips to Union, Colgate and New Hampshire, and home games with Ohio State.