It's been literally a "banner" season for the ND hockey team and the trek toward the Frozen Four begins Friday at the Joyce Center.
Notre Dame will face the Mavericks of Nebraska-Omaha. It's a 7:30 start under the north dome.
Notre Dame won the regular season CCHA title and is the defending NCAA runner-up team.
It's a best two-of-three playoff situation with the winner moving on to Joe Louis Arena.
Click on the links above to watch Joel Schipper's interviews with players Kevin Deeth and Kyle Lawson.