It's finally here! The NCAA Men's Hockey Tournament kicks off today with 4 games on the schedule. The East Regional gets underway at 4pm and the West Regional follows shortly thereafter. Here are the schedules (all times EST):
East Regional (Albany, New York)
Semifinal 1: 4:00pm: #3 Clarkson vs. #2 St. Cloud State
Semifinal 2: 7:30pm: #4 Niagara vs. #1 Michigan
West Regional (Colorado Springs, Colorado)
Semifinal 1: 6:30pm: #4 Notre Dame vs. #1 New Hampshire
Semifinal 2: 10:00pm: #3 Michigan State vs. #2 Colorado College
Both East Regional games and the MSU vs. CC game are shown live on ESPNU. ND vs. UNH is tape delayed at 1am. However, it is on ESPN360 and ESPN Syndication live at 6:30pm. For those of you with CSTV, the game are on there as well. You can also check channelsurfing.net to see if they are streaming any games. If anyone else knows of an online site streaming games, please comment below. So whoever sees this and is watching the games, let the chatting begin!