Frozen Four team looking for Conference

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Alabama-Huntsville is looking for more
than just the biggest win in school history when it plays
top-seeded Miami of Ohio in the first round of the NCAA hockey
tournament Saturday.

The Chargers are the lone Division I hockey team in the South
and are looking to prove they belong on the ice with the northern

They enter the Midwest Regional in Fort Wayne with a 12-17-3
record, but earned the automatic NCAA tournament berth by winning
the College Hockey America tournament.

They are hoping a strong performance in the NCAA tournament
might help them land a conference home after the CHA disbands this
season. It will leave as the only school without a conference.

Coach Danton Cole says he's hoping to keep the Chargers in the
national conversation.