The contracts aren’t signed yet, but UND and Minnesota have verbally agreed to renew the rivalry in 2016-17.
The plan calls for the teams to play in Minneapolis in 2016-17 and in Grand Forks the next year. Once contracts are signed, there will likely be an official announcement. The story has been posted here.
It is great news for fans of both programs and for those of college hockey in general to have the rivalry series back after a three-year break. In the big picture, the three-year hiatus isn’t overly long, especially when you consider what has happened to the NDSU-UND football rivalry.