Canisius at Air Force
9:05 p.m. Friday, 7:05 p.m. Saturday at Cadet Ice Arena.
Last time out: The Golden Griffins clinched a first-round bye and home ice for their opening Atlantic Hockey playoff series with a sweep of Mercyhurst.
About Air Force: The Falcons fell to 12-11-3 in Atlantic Hockey after a one-point weekend at Niagara. Cole Gunner leads Air Force with 35 points (13 goals, 22 assists).
Trending: Defense is still the key for the Griffs. They rank fifth in the nation, allowing just 1.54 goals a game in their last 13 contests.
Stat check: Junior Ralph Cuddemi is two shy of tying the program record for goals in a season. The mark is 23, set by Cory Conacher in 2010-11.