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Callan Sheridan | March 21, 2019

College hockey: Conference tournament seeds, schedule, results

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You didn't ask for it, but we're giving it to you anyways. Welcome to NCAA ice hockey conference tournament central. Check out below for updated seeds, brackets, game schedules and results.

All times E.T.

Big Ten

The Big Ten conference features a 7 team playoff, starting with best-of-three quarterfinal series at campus locations, and then a single game semifinal and final, also on campus. 

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Games start on Friday, March 8. Ohio State was the regular season champion and receives a bye for the first round. Download the bracket here.

Friday, March 8 — Quarterfinals, Game 1 — Campus locations

No. 2 Notre Dame 1,  No. 7 Michigan State 0
No. 3 Minnesota 3, No. 6 Michigan 2, OT 
No. 4 Penn St. 3, No. 5 Wisconsin 4

Saturday, March 9 — Quarterfinals, Game 2 — Campus locations

No. 2 Notre Dame 2,  No. 7 Michigan State 0
No. 3 Minnesota 4, No. 6 Michigan 1
No. 4 Penn St. 6, No. 5 Wisconsin 2

Sunday, March 10 — Quarterfinals, Game 3 (If necessary) — Campus locations

No. 4 Penn St. 4, No. 5 Wisconsin 3, OT 

March 16-17 — Semifinals (single elimination) — Campus locations

No. 2 Notre Dame 2, No. 3 Minnesota 1 — Notre Dame advances
No. 4 Penn State 5, No. 1 Ohio State 1 Penn State advances

Saturday, March 23 — Championship game (single elimination) — Campus location

No. 2 Notre Dame vs. No. 4 Penn State

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ECAC Hockey

The 12-team ECAC Hockey tournament begins with seeds 5-12 playing a best-of-three series at campus locations. The top four seeds receive first round byes. Winners of the opening round are then reseeded. The top four seeds host the best-of-three quarterfinal games. The winners play semifinal and final games at Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid, N.Y. 

The top seeds receiving a first round bye are No. 1 Quinnipiac, No. 2 Cornell, No. 3 Clarkson and No. 4 Harvard. The teams advancing in first round action are Brown, Dartmouth, Yale, Union.

Friday, March 8 — First round, Game 1 — Campus locations

No. 8 Brown 1, No. 9 Princeton 5
No. 5 Dartmouth 3, No. 12 St. Lawrence 2
No. 6 Yale 4,  No. 11 Rensselaer 1
No. 7 Union 4, No. 10 Colgate 1

Saturday, March 9 — First round, Game 2 — Campus locations

No. 8 Brown 3, No. 9 Princeton 0
No. 5 Dartmouth 2, No. 12 St. Lawrence 3, OT
No. 6 Yale 4,  No. 11 Rensselaer 0
No. 7 Union 4,  No. 10 Colgate 0 

Sunday, March 10 — First round, Game 3 (if necessary) — Campus locations

No. 8 Brown 6, No. 9 Princeton 5, 3OT
No. 5 Dartmouth 8, No. 12 St. Lawrence 0

Friday, March 15 — Quarterfinals, Game 1 — Campus locations

No. 8 Brown 2, No. 1 Quinnipiac 1 (OT)
No. 4 Harvard 3, No. 5 Dartmouth 1
No. 3 Clarkson 3, No. 6 Yale 1
No. 7 Union 3, No. 2 Cornell 2

Saturday, March 16 — Quarterfinals, Game 2 — Campus locations

No. 8 Brown 4, No. 1 Quinnipiac 3 — No. 8 Brown advances
No. 4 Harvard 4, No. 5 Dartmouth 3 — No. 4 Harvard advances
No. 3 Clarkson 5, No. 6 Yale 2 — No. 3 Clarkson advances
No. 2 Cornell 4, No. 7 Union 0

Sunday, March 17 — Quarterfinals, Game 3 (If necessary) — Campus locations

No. 2 Cornell 4, No. 7 Union 2 — No. 2 Cornell advances

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Friday, March 22 — Semifinals — Herb Brooks Arena

No. 2 Cornell vs. No. 8 Brown, 4 p.m.
No. 3 Clarkson vs. No. 4 Harvard, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 23 — Championship Game — Herb Brooks Arena

TBD vs. TBD, 7:30 p.m.

NCHC 

The NCHC tournament features an eight-team playoff beginning with four, best-of-three quarterfinal series at campus locations. Winners advance to the Frozen Faceoff semifinal and championship games, played at the Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota. 

Check out the bracket here.

Friday, March 15 — Quarterfinals, Game 1 — Campus locations

No. 1 St. Cloud State 5, No. 8 Miami 2
No. 4 Denver 2, No. 5 North Dakota 0
No. 2 Minnesota Duluth 2, No. 7 Omaha 1 (OT)

Saturday, March 16 — Quarterfinals, Game 2 — Campus locations

No. 1 St. Cloud State 6, No. 8 Miami 3 — St. Cloud State advances
No. 4 Denver 4, No. 5 North Dakota 2 Denver advances
No. 6 Colorado College 2, No. 3 Western Michigan 1
No. 2 Minnesota Duluth 4, No. 7 Omaha 1 — Minnesota Duluth advances 

Sunday, March 17 — Quarterfinals, Game 2 — Campus locations

No. 3 Western Michigan 5,  No. 6 Colorado College 2

Monday, March 18 — Quarterfinals, Game 3 (if necessary) — Campus locations

No. 6 Colorado College 3, No. 3 Western Michigan 2 — No. 6 Colorado College advances

Friday, March 22 — Semifinals — Xcel Energy Center

No. 6 Colorado College vs. No. 1 St. Cloud State, 5 p.m.
No. 2 Minnesota Duluth vs. No. 4 Denver, 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 23 — Championship game — Xcel Energy Center

TBD vs. TBD

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WCHA

The WCHA tournament features and eight-team field that begins with a best-of-three quarterfinal series played at campus locations. Teams then advance to a best-of-three semifinal round hosted at the campus location of the higher seed. The championship game is a single hosted by the highest remaining seed. 

Friday, March 15 — Semifinals, Game 1— Campus locations

No. 3 Bowling Green 6, No. 2 Northern Michigan 1
No. 1 Minnesota State 2, No. 4 Lake Superior State 1 

Saturday, March 16 — Semifinals, Game 2 — Campus locations

No. 3 Bowling Green 2, No. 2 Northern Michigan 1, 2OT
No. 1 Minnesota State 2, No. 4 Lake Superior State 0 

Saturday, March 23 — Championship game — Campus location

No. 1 Minnesota State vs. No. 3 Bowling Green, 7:07 p.m.

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Atlantic Hockey 

The Atlantic Hockey tournament began with best-of-three first round series at campus locations last weekend. The top four tournament seeds received a first round bye, and will host at campus locations for the best-of-three quarterfinal games. Single-game semifinals and the championship game will be played March 22 and 23 at the HarborCenter in Buffalo, N.Y. 

Teams receiving first round byes were No. 1 AIC, No. 2 Bentley, No. 3 Air Force and No. 4 Sacred Heart. In first round action, No. 6 Niagara, No. 10 Army and No. 8 Robert Morris advanced. 

Wed., March 13 — No. 4 Sacred Heart 9, No. 5 RIT 5 
Thurs., March 14 — No. 4 Sacred Heart 3,  No. 5 RIT 7

Friday, March 15 — Quarterfinals, Game 1 — Campus locations

No. 1 AIC 4,  Army West Point 0 
No. 2 Bentley 3, No. 8 Robert Morris 2
No. 6 Niagara 3, No. 3 Air Force 2
No. 5 RIT 3, No. 4 Sacred Heart 1 RIT advances

Saturday, March 16 — Quarterfinals, Game 2 — Campus locations

Army West Point 2, No. 1 AIC 1, 7:05 p.m.
No. 8 Robert Morris 2, No. 2 Bentley 1, 7:05 p.m.
No. 6 Niagara 5, No. 3 Air Force 4 — No. 6 Niagara advances

Sunday, March 17 — Quarterfinals, Game 3 (if necessary) — Campus locations

No. 1 AIC 4, Army West Point 1 — No. 1 AIC advances
No. 8 Robert Morris 3, No. 2 Bentley 2, OT —  No. 8 Robert Morris advances

Saturday, March 22 — Semifinals — HarborCenter, Buffalo, N.Y.

No. 1 AIC vs. No. 8 Robert Morris, 4:30 p.m.
No. 5 RIT vs. No. 6 Niagara, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 23 — Championship — HarborCenter, Buffalo, N.Y.

TBD vs. TBD

Hockey East

Check out our Hockey East conference tournament tracker here.