For UMaine hockey, it's on to Providence and a best-of-three series starting Friday night in the quarterfinal round of the Hockey East playoffs. The Bears earned that series with Saturday night's 2-0 over Merrimack.

Here's a look at the quarterfinal round pairings for HE...

30th Annual Hockey East Tournament

Quarterfinal Round (Best-of-Three Series)

Friday through Sunday (if necessary), March 14-16

#8 Notre Dame (21-12-2) at #1 Boston College (25-5-4)

#7 Vermont (19-12-3) at #2 UMass Lowell (21-9-4)

#6 Maine (16-13-4) at #3 Providence (19-9-6)

#5 Northeastern (18-12-4) at #4 New Hampshire (19-16-1)

All games Friday at 7:00 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday times to be determined.