Andrew Shalawylo celebrates UM-Dearborn's 10-4 win over Oakland in an outdoor game at Clark Park. (Ricky Lindsay/MJ)

By RICKY LINDSAY, Editor-in-Chief

The University of Michigan-Dearborn hockey team will have home-ice advantage come Great Lakes Collegiate Hockey League playoff time.

UM-Dearborn will host the conference playoffs this season, which begin on Feb. 19, according to

Last season, the Wolverines fell to host Western Michigan in the opening round of the playoffs. Oakland hosted the playoffs in 2014.