Montgomery Brings Pioneers Vs BC In NCAAs
The Minnesota State Mavericks (not Minnesota Golden Gophers) are the top seeded team in the NCAA Hockey Tournament. North Dakota, BU and Miami of Ohio are the other #1 regional seeds.
Only three Hockey East teams are in the 16-team field. BU, along with BC and Providence.
Six NCHC teams are in the field. One of them is UDenver, coached by former UMaine captain Jim Montgomery. His Pioneers (23-13-2) will play Boston College in the first round at the East Regional in Providence, R.I.
Keep in mind, the Frozen Four Championship will be played at Boston Garden in early April.
Check out the entire tourney field...
Northeast Regional (Manchester, N.H.)
• Boston University vs. Yale, 2 p.m. EDT Friday
• Minnesota-Duluth vs. Minnesota, 5:30 p.m. EDT Friday
West Regional (Fargo, N.D.)
• Michigan Tech vs. St. Cloud State, 4:30 p.m. CDT Friday
• North Dakota vs. Quinnipiac, 7 p.m. CDT Friday
East Regional (Providence, R.I.)
• Denver vs. Boston College, 3 p.m. EDT Saturday
• Miami vs. Providence, 6:30 p.m. EDT Saturday
Midwest Regional (South Bend, Ind.)
• Minnesota State vs. RIT, 4 p.m. EDT Saturday
• Omaha vs. Harvard, 7:30 p.m. EDT Saturday