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Boston College hockey earns #1 seed in NCAA tournament, will face Notre Dame in first round

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Eagles return to the NCAA men’s hockey tournament with an appearance in the Northeast Regional in Albany, NY

Boston College v Massachusetts-Lowell Photo by Richard T Gagnon/Getty Images

Boston College men’s hockey is back in the NCAA tournament after a three season absence.

The Eagles have been selected as a #1 seed in the tournament, and will play in the Northeast Regional in Albany, NY, against #4 seed Notre Dame, out of the Big Ten.

The BC vs. Notre Dame matchup will take place at 1:00 PM ET on Saturday, March 2;7, televised live on ESPN NEWS and streamed on WatchESPN.com.

The regional bracket is filled out by #2 seed St. Cloud State and #3 seed Boston University. Their game will take place at 6:30 PM ET on Saturday on ESPN News.

The Northeast Regional final between the two winners will take place Sunday, March 28 at 5:30 PM on ESPN 2.

BC’s overall record sits at 17-5-1 after a loss to UMass-Lowell in the Hockey East semifinal.

Notre Dame finished the season 14-13-2, losing 6-3 to Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament.

BC last played Notre Dame in the first half of the 2019-20 season, sweeping the Irish with a set of 4-0 and 6-1 wins in December.

Stay tuned for more coverage and a preview of BC’s matchup with Notre Dame. Go Eagles!