Men’s school hockey has reached its last 4 groups.
Four groups will descend on Pennsylvania with the prospect on the final men’s school hockey prize. One faculty — Minnesota Duluth — can be in search of its third straight championship whereas the opposite three are aiming for title No. 1.
Minnesota Duluth’s previous two championships got here in 2018 and 2019; there was no champ in 2020 due to COVID-19. If it wins, it’s going to be solely the second group to do it and the primary group since Michigan (1951-53).
Here’s all the pieces you want to know concerning the 2021 Men’s Frozen Four.
When is the 2021 Men’s Frozen Four?
Semifinal: St. Cloud State vs. Minnesota State
- Date: Thursday, April 8
- Time: 5 p.m. ET
St. Cloud State defeated Minnesota State 5-4 on a Nolan Walker redirect with 53.2 seconds left.
Semifinal: Minnesota Duluth vs. Massachusetts
- Date: Thursday, April 8
- Time: 9 p.m. ET
Championship: St. Cloud State vs. TBD
- Date: Saturday, April 10
- Time: 7 p.m. ET
St. Cloud State is showing in its first-ever championship sport.
What channel is the 2021 Men’s Frozen Four on?
All three video games can be broadcast on ESPN2. John Buccigross can have the decision alongside Barry Melrose and Colby Cohen. In Canada, followers can watch all of the video games on TSN.ca and the TSN app. The nationwide championship sport can be on TSN2.
Where is the 2021 Men’s Frozen Four happening?
This yr’s men’s nationwide ice hockey championship can be held at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. It marks the primary time since 2013 when Yale received.
Will there be followers in attendance?
PPG Paints Arena is not going to be stuffed to the rafters with crazed hockey followers. Instead, roughly 4,500 followers can be in attendance. Fans should comply with social-distancing tips. Each faculty was allotted 300 tickets.
How has COVID-19 impacted the 2021 Men’s Frozen Four?
UMass can be with out 4 gamers due to COVID protocols: goaltenders Henry Graham and Filip Lindberg, and ahead Jerry Harding and Carson Gicewicz. Lindberg is the group’s prime goalie and Gicewicz is the group’s main aim scorer.
The group’s scholar gear supervisor Zac Steigmeyer will function the backup to Matt Murray.
Minnesota Duluth introduced on Thursday that goaltender Ryan Fanti didn’t journey to Pittsburgh and is out due to COVID protocols. Zach Stejskal and Ben Patt would be the netminders. Stejskal began the epic five-overtime sport the Bulldogs received over North Dakota within the regional last. He had to go away within the fourth time beyond regulation due to cramping.
Which gamers have been drafted by NHL groups?
|Marc Del Gaizo||D||NSH||2019 (4th/109)|
|Zac Jones||D||NYR||2019 (third/68)|
|Matt Kessel||D||STL||2020 (fifth/150)|
|Filip Lindberg*||G||MIN||2019 (seventh/197)|
*As famous, Lindberg is not going to be suiting up due to COVID protocols.
|Blake Biondi||F||MTL||2020 (4th/109)|
|Matt Cairns||D||EDM||2016 (third/84)|
|Noah Cates||F||PHI||2017 (fifth/137)|
|Wyatt Kaiser||D||CHI||2020 (third/81)|
|Cole Koepke||F||TBL||2018 (sixth/183)|
|Luke Loheit||F||OTT||2018 (seventh/194)|
|Quinn Olson||F||BOS||2019 (third/92)|
|Nick Burgess||F||MIN||2017 (seventh/209)|
|Todd Burgess||F||OTT||2016 (4th/103)|
|Nathan Smith||F||WPG||2018 (third/91)|
St. Cloud State
|Sam Hentges||F||MIN||2018 (seventh/210)|
|David Hrenak||G||LAK||2018 (fifth/144)|
|Veeti Miettinen||F||TOR||2020 (sixth/168)|
|Nick Perbix||D||TBL||2017 (sixth/169)|
Who received the previous 10 NCAA men’s ice hockey nationwide championships?
2011: Minnesota Duluth
2012: Boston College
2016: North Dakota
2018: Minnesota Duluth
2019: Minnesota Duluth