Western Michigan and St. Cloud State will join the NCHC.
The WCHA has agreed to take on the remaining CCHA programs Alaska, Bowling Green, Ferris State, Lake Superior State and Western Michigan.
While Notre Dame is closer to a decision, don't expect a decision to be made today as to the future conference home of Irish hockey.
The WCHA voted to add Northern Michigan back to the conference, giving the WCHA six members and at least temporarily creating some sort of equilibrium in college hockey.
If you hang a banner that says "National Collegiate Champion", do you even have to play in the NCAA tournament? At least North Dakota could win one that way.