2016 NCAA Hockey Regionals: Matchups, schedule and how to watch

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NCAA Regionals get underway this weekend. (Photo/Justin Soderberg/Mill City Sports)
NCAA Regionals get underway this weekend. (Photo/Justin Soderberg/Mill City Sports)
NCAA Regionals get underway this weekend. (Photo/Justin Soderberg/Mill City Sports) ncaa 2016 NCAA Hockey Regionals: Matchups, schedule and how to watch DCUCenter
NCAA Regionals get underway this weekend. (Photo/Justin Soderberg/Mill City Sports)

The 2016 NCAA Ice Hockey Tournament get’s underway on Friday, March 25 as team’s kick-off the semifinal round and last through the weekend.

This year’s regional tournaments take place at US Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio (Midwest Regional); DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts (Northeast Regional); Times Union Center in Albany, New York (East Regional); and Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota (West Regional).

The East Regional field consists of Quinnipiac, RIT, UMass Lowell, and Yale. Northeast Regional features Providence, Minnesota Duluth, Boston College and Harvard. Midwest Regional sees North Dakota, Northeastern, Notre Dame and Michigan facing-off. The West Regional consists of St. Cloud State, Ferris State, Boston University, and Denver.

Games this weekend will air on the ESPN family of networks including ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN and online at WatchESPN.com.

2016 NCAA EAST REGIONAL SCHEDULE

Date Time Teams Location TV
Sat, March 26 4:00pm Quinnipiac
vs. RIT
Times Union Center
Albany, NY
ESPNU
7:30pm Yale vs.
UMass Lowell
Times Union Center
Albany, NY
ESPN3
Sun, March 27 7:30pm Quinnipiac
vs. UMass Lowell
Times Union Center
Albany, NY
ESPNU

2016 NCAA NORTHEAST REGIONAL SCHEDULE

Date Time Teams Location TV
Fri, March 25 4:30pm Providence vs.
Minnesota-Duluth
DCU Center
Worcester, MA
ESPN3
8:00pm Harvard vs.
Boston College
DCU Center
Worcester, MA
ESPNU
Sat, March 26 9:00pm Boson College
vs. Minnesota-Duluth
DCU Center
Worcester, MA
ESPNU

2016 NCAA MIDWEST REGIONAL SCHEDULE

Date Time Teams Location TV
Fri, March 25 2:00pm North Dakota
vs. Northeastern
US Bank Arena
Cincinnati, OH
ESPNU
5:30pm Notre Dame
vs. Michigan
US Bank Arena
Cincinnati, OH
ESPNU
Sat, March 26 6:00pm North Dakota
vs. Michigan
US Bank Arena
Cincinnati, OH
ESPN2

2016 NCAA WEST REGIONAL SCHEDULE

Date Time Teams Location TV
Sat, March 26 3:00pm St. Cloud State
vs. Ferris State
Xcel Energy Center
St. Paul, MN
ESPNNews
6:30pm Boston University
vs. Denver
Xcel Energy Center
St. Paul, MN
ESPNU
Sun, March 27 5:00pm Ferris State
vs. Denver
Xcel Energy Center
St. Paul, MN
ESPNU

Winners of each regional finals will advance to the 2016 Frozen Four in Tampa, Florida on April 7, 2016.