2013 NCAA Division I Men’s Hockey Playoffs Scores, Schedule – March 31

Here’s our update of Division I NCAA Men’s Hockey playoffs after the games of March 30 and entering play on March 31. Two teams have punched their Ticket to the Frozen Four in Pittsburgh. Four more teams will play off for the other two spots on Sunday. Thanks to John Fineran for his help compiling this, as always. Check out our travels at RoadTripSports.com.

NCAA MEN’S HOCKEY DIVISION I PLAYOFFS
 
Overall seeds: 1. Quinnipiac (ECAC) (East Regional); 2. Minnesota (WCHA) (West Regional); 3. Massachusetts-Lowell (HEA) (Northeast Regional); 4. Notre Dame (CCHA) (Midwest Regional).
 
Final PairWise Comparison Ratings: 1. Quinnipiac (ECAC); 2. Minnesota (WCHA); 3. Massachusetts-Lowell (HEA); 4. Notre Dame (CCHA); 5. Miami, Ohio (CCHA); 6. Boston College (HEA); 7. New Hampshire (HEA); 8. North Dakota (WCHA); 9. Denver (WCHA); 10. Niagara (AHA); 11. Minnesota State-Mankato (WCHA); 12. Union (ECAC); 13. St. Cloud State (WCHA); 14. Wisconsin (WCHA); 15. Yale (ECAC); 16. Western Michigan (CCHA).
Note: Canisius, as AHA Tournament champion, replaces Western Michigan for seeding purposes.
 
EAST REGIONAL / Dunkin Donuts Center / Providence, R.I.
Semifinals / Saturday, March 30
(1) Quinnipiac (ECAC) 4, (4) Canisius (AHA) 3
(3) Union (ECAC) 5, (2) Boston College (HEA) 1
Championship / Sunday, March 31
(1) Quinnipiac (ECAC) (28-7-5) vs. (3) Union (ECAC) (22-12-5, 6:30 p.m. (ESPNU)
 
MIDWEST REGIONAL / Huntington Center / Toledo, Ohio
Semifinals / Saturday, March 30
(4) St. Cloud State (WCHA) 5, (1) Notre Dame (CCHA) 1
(2) Miami, Ohio (CCHA) 4, (3) Minnesota State-Mankato (WCHA) 0
Championship / Sunday, March 31
(4) St. Cloud State (WCHA) (24-15-1) vs. (2) Miami, Ohio (CCHA) (25-13-3), 4 p.m. (ESPNU)
 
NORTHEAST REGIONAL / Verizon Wireless Arena / Manchester, N.H.
Semifinals / Friday, March 29
(1) Massachusetts-Lowell 6, (4) Wisconsin (WCHA) 1
(2) New Hampshire 5, (3) Denver 2
Championship / Saturday, March 30
(1) Massachusetts-Lowell (HEA) 2, (2) New Hampshire (HEA) 0
 
WEST REGIONAL / Van Andel Arena / Grand Rapids, Mich.
Semifinals / Friday, March 29
(4) Yale 3, (1) Minnesota 2 (OT)
(2) North Dakota 2, (3) Niagara 1
Championship / Saturday, March 30
(4) Yale (ECAC) 4, (2) North Dakota (WCHA) 1
 
FROZEN FOUR / CONSOL Energy Center / Pittsburgh, Pa.
Semifinals / Thursday, April 11
East Regional champion vs. Midwest Regional champion 4:30 or 8 p.m. (ESPN2)
Massachusetts-Lowell vs. Yale, 4:30 or 8 p.m. (ESPN2)
Championship / Saturday, April 13
East Regional / Midwest Regional semifinal winner vs. Northeast Regional / West Regional semifinal winner, 7 p.m. (ESPN)

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