Michigan Tech will open its season on Saturday against Dartmouth in Hockey Eastern, a game it will play in its home opener against Michigan on March 2.
The Red Raiders will be coached by Bob Wojciechowski, who guided the Red Raiders to a 16-12-1 record during his tenure with the team from 2005-10.
The Hockey East season opener will be played in Buffalo, N.Y., the home of the Buffalo Sabres.
Michigan Tech will host the defending national champions Saturday afternoon, with Michigan State at 7 p.m. in the First Niagara Center in Buffalo.
The game will be televised on FOX Sports Midwest and will be broadcast by the Fox Sports Michigan channel on Fox Sports Detroit.
The Red Raiders are expected to be without freshman goalie Ryan Fitzgerald, who is recovering from surgery to repair a torn labrum.
The team will start goaltender Ryan Haggerty in place of Fitzgerald.
Wojcichowski is a native of St. Clair Shores, Michigan.
He was an assistant coach for the Red Raider men’s hockey team from 2007-10 and also coached the men’s basketball team from 2009-10 before taking over the men-under-20 team.
He spent three seasons as the head coach at Grand Rapids State University.
The last three years, he was an associate head coach for Michigan Tech.
In addition to the Red Wings, Michigan Tech is slated to host Boston College in the first of three games in the 2017-18 season.
The Eagles will be playing in a new arena in Ann Arbor, with the first game being played March 6.
The first game of the season will be against Quinnipiac, while the second game will take place on March 7.
The third game will feature Michigan State on March 11.
Michigan State is one of two teams in the Hockey East conference that will not be playing its home games in Annapolis, Maryland.
The other team will be Providence College, which will be in a neutral site.
The 2017-2018 regular season has not been officially announced.