NC State club hockey prepares to head to D-II nationals

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- The NC State club hockey team has been granted the opportunity to compete at the D-II nationals in Frisco, Texas, later this month.

The team is the first ACC team to advance to nationals.

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The 27-0 Wolfpack won the ACC championship and regionals and are now heading to Texas for the nationals.

As a club sport, the team has to cover their own expenses for the trip. Including airfare, hotels, and buses, the Pack expects the trip to cost around $35,000. They even created a GoFundMe to help with the cost.

The Carolina Hurricanes also stepped up to help with expenses by offering a ticket promotion during its last game against the Winnipeg Jets. Altogether, they helped the team raise almost $1,600.

The team's first game of nationals is March 22 at 4:30 p.m. against University of Massachusetts Amherst.
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