Budweiser Event Center to Host NCAA D1 Hockey Games This Week
After being canceled due to ongoing concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the Budweiser Events Center will once again host the annual NCAA D1 Men’s Regional Ice Hockey Tournament.
About the NCAA Men’s Division I Hockey Tournament
The 2022 Division I Men’s Hockey Championship gives 16 D1 college hockey teams the chance to compete in a knockout tournament
At each regional venue (i.e. BEC), four teams will compete in a regional knockout semi-final. The winners of each match will then face off in a regional knockout final at the same regional venue.
The winning team from each of the 4 Regionals will move on to the Frozen Four in Boston, MA.
The NCAA D1 West men’s ice hockey regional brackets were announced during the Sunday draft over the weekend (Sunday, March 20).
In partnership with the University of Denver and the Colorado Eagles, the Budweiser Events Center in Loveland, CO will host four of the nation’s top NCAA hockey programs for two semifinals and a regional championship game at the Hockey Championship 2022 NCAA D1 men’s on ice. Tournament.
When will the games be played + Who is playing?
According to a March 21 press release via the Colorado Eagles, all tournament games at the BEC will take place on Thursday, March 24 and Saturday, March 26.
Thursday, March 24 will feature two semi-final matches, including:
Minnesota – Duluth (2) vs. Michigan Tech (3) at 1 p.m.
University of Denver (1) vs. UMass – Lowell (4) at 7 p.m.
The winners of each semi-final game will advance to the regional final game on Saturday, March 26; the exact time of the game has not yet been announced.
Tickets for all sessions and individual sessions for games that are part of the 2022 NCAA D1 Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament are on sale now and can be purchased at treventscomplex.com
This will be the last time the BEC will host the college-level tournament until 2026.
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