NCAA.com | March 24, 2019 2019 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey selections announced Top Five Plays of the Tournament: Stars delivering on the big stage Share INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Committee has selected the 16 teams that will be participating in the 2019 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship. The championship playoff format involves four predetermined regional sites with four teams assigned to each site. The regional winners advance to the Men’s Frozen Four. The entire championship uses a single-elimination format. Automatic qualification privileges are granted to the postseason champions of the six conferences. The remainder of the field is selected at large. St. Cloud State was the No. 1 overall seed. The other No. 1 seeds, in order, include Minnesota Duluth, Minnesota State Mankato and Massachusetts. Conference tournaments: Seeds, schedule, results The dates, sites, times and pairings of this year’s championship are as follows: West Regional, March 29-30 Scheels Arena, Fargo, North Dakota Friday, March 29, 7:30 p.m. Eastern time, ESPN3/WatchESPN No. 1 St. Cloud State (30-5-3) vs. No. 4 American International (22-16-1) Your daily reminder!Vote for @HobeyBakerAward today! Vote for @SCSUHUSKIES_MH Patrick Newell and Jimmy Schuldt!https://t.co/SfFJmVyd8f pic.twitter.com/xCK4Yh6kuI— SCSU Men's Hockey (@SCSUHUSKIES_MH) March 24, 2019 Friday, March 29, 4 p.m. Eastern time, ESPNU/WatchESPN No. 2 Denver (22-11-5) vs. No. 3 Ohio State (20-10-5) FROZEN FOUR: Tickets | Championship Info | Schedule Saturday, March 30, 9 p.m. Eastern time, ESPNU/WatchESPN West Regional Championship Northeast Regional, March 29-30 SNHU Arena, Manchester, New Hampshire Friday, March 29, 3 p.m. Eastern time, ESPN2/WatchESPN No. 1 Massachusetts (28-9) vs. No. 4 Harvard (19-10-3) Happy #SelectionSunday everyone!Tonight, our name will be called for the first time since 2007! Surround yourself with all the UMass faithful and head out to the @TheHangarPub for the official bracket reveal!Show officially begins on ESPNU at 7pm.#NewMass | #Flagship🚩 pic.twitter.com/xd4PvrYbSN— UMass Hockey (@UMassHockey) March 24, 2019 Friday, March 29, 6:30 p.m. Eastern time, ESPNU/WatchESPN No. 2 Clarkson (26-10-2) vs. No. 3 Notre Dame (22-13-3) Saturday, March 30, 6:30 p.m. Eastern time, ESPNU/WatchESPN Northeast Regional Championship East Regional, March 30-31 Dunkin’ Donuts Center, Providence, Rhode Island Saturday, March 30, 1 p.m. Eastern time, ESPNews/WatchESPN No. 1 Minnesota State Mankato (32-7-2) vs. No. 4 Providence (22-11-6) Saturday, March 30, 4:30 p.m. Eastern time, ESPNews/WatchESPN No. 2 Northeastern (27-10-1) vs. No. 3 Cornell (20-10-4) AUTOMATIC QUALIFIERS: Here's every conference tournament champion Saturday, March 31, 4 p.m. Eastern time, ESPN2/WatchESPN East Regional Championship Midwest Regional, March 30-31 PPL Center, Allentown, Pennsylvania Saturday, March 30, 4 p.m. Eastern time, ESPNU/WatchESPN No. 1 Minnesota Duluth (25-11-2) vs. No. 4 Bowling Green (25-10-5) Saturday, March 30, 7:30 p.m. Eastern time, ESPN3/WatchESPN No. 2 Quinnipiac (25-9-2) vs. No. 3 Arizona State (21-12-1) Congratulations to Andrew Shortriddge on being named the #ECACHockey Ken Dryden Goaltender of the Year! #BobcatNationREAD ➡️ https://t.co/2YrNCcyDQE pic.twitter.com/XmbIWn8vPI— Quinnipiac Men's Ice Hockey (@QU_MIH) March 20, 2019 Sunday, March 31, 6:30 p.m. Eastern time, ESPNU/WatchESPN Midwest Regional Championship Men’s Frozen Four, April 11 and 13 KeyBank Center, Buffalo, New York Thursday, April 11, 5 and 8:30 p.m. Eastern time, ESPN2/WatchESPN (order of games TBD) West Regional Champion vs. Northeast Regional Champion East Regional Champion vs. Midwest Regional Champion AWARD SEASON: 2019 Mike Richter Award finalists announced Saturday, April 13, 8 p.m. Eastern time, ESPN2/WatchESPN National Championship The following conferences and teams received automatic qualification: What a night. #AICommitted pic.twitter.com/TRybjhhJl9— AIC Hockey (@AIC_Hockey) March 24, 2019 Atlantic Hockey Association – American International Big Ten Conference – Notre Dame ECAC Hockey – Clarkson Hockey East Association – Northeastern National Collegiate Hockey Conference – Minnesota Duluth Western Collegiate Hockey Association – Minnesota State THREE STARS: ND's Cale Morris earns weekend shutout sweep, named top star To purchase tickets for all the regional sites and the Frozen Four in addition to all information about the championship, log on to www.NCAA.com/FrozenFour.