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2018 NCAA Division 1 Men's Ice Hockey Championship

2018 NCAA Division 1 Men's Ice Hockey Championship

The NCAA has awarded the Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Northeast Regional to the City of Worcester for the 2018 season. The bid to host was submitted this spring by the College of the Holy Cross, the SMG-managed DCU Center and Discover Central Massachusetts. The event, hosted by College of the Holy Cross, will take place March 24-25, 2018. 

 

 

Regionals 
Regionals for the NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship will be held March 23-25 at 4 locations. At each site, 4 teams will compete in single-elimination Regional Semifinal competition. The 2 winning teams will then compete against each other in single-elimination Regional Final competition at the same site. The winning team from each of the 4 Regionals will advance to the Frozen Four in Saint Paul

National Participation
There are 60 NCAA member institutions that sponsor Division I Men’s Ice Hockey teams and are eligible to compete in the National Championship. All 60 programs support approximately 1,800 Men’s Ice Hockey student-athletes across the country.

Selection Process
The 2018 Division I Men’s Hockey Championship provides for a field of 16 teams to compete in a single elimination tournament. Of the 16 teams, 6 conference champions will receive automatic qualification with the remaining best 10 teams being selected on an at-large basis by the Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Committee. A total of 4 teams will be seeded with each of the seeded teams being placed at 1 regional site.

Selection Show | March 18, 2018
The NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship bracket will be announced Sunday, March 18.

 

Showtimes

Saturday, March 24   - 2 Regional Semifinal Games
Sunday, March 25     -  1 Regional Final Game

Group Purchasing

Group Ticket Offers

Call 508-929-0125 or email groups@dcucenter.com for more information.

Pricing

All Session Package Pricing
Adult                                     $90.00 
Child – ages 2-12                 $75.00 
Senior                                   $75.00 

Tickets on sale now at the DCU Center Box Office, by dialing 800-745-3000 or at Ticketmaster.com

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