COLUMBUS, Ohio — Head coach John Markell and sophomore forwards Hunter Bishop and Peter Boyd met with the media Tuesday to preview the team’s trip to take on the Alaska Nanooks this weekend.

The Buckeyes and Nanooks will meet at 11:05 p.m. ET Friday and Saturday in the Carlson Center. A live webstream will be available for both games through B2 Networks. For more information, go to the men’s hockey page at Alaska Live stats can be accessed from the men’s hockey schedule page at or or on the home page at

No. 13/14 Ohio State, with just one loss in its last 14 games (11-1-2), is 16-7-3 on the year and stands tied for fourth place in the CCHA with a 9-6-3 ledger. Alaska is 11-9-6 and in third place in the league, two points ahead of the Buckeyes, with Ohio State holding four games in hand on the Nanooks.