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2016 NCAA Men's Hockey Championship: John Buccigross and Barry Melrose To Call BC's Regional

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Bar down, hands up, mama cries.

Mary Langenfeld-USA TODAY Sports

The Worldwide Leader has released its broadcast pairings for this year's NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Championship, and Boston College will once again receive the red carpet treatment. ESPN’s lead hockey play-by-play commentator, and the voice of cawlidge hockey, John Buccigross teams up with Barry Melrose to call the action in both Boston College's Northeast Regional in Worcester, Mass., and the Frozen Four.

Complete broadcast pairs below. The tournament gets underway on Friday at 2 p.m. Eastern with the Midwest Regional Semifinal between Hockey East tournament champion Northeastern and North Dakota.


Friday, March 25

2 p.m., Midwest Regional Semifinal: Northeastern vs. No. 3 North Dakota
Allen Bestwick and Colby Cohen, ESPNU

4:30 p.m., Northeast Regional Semifinal: Minnesota-Duluth vs. No. 4 Providence
John Buccigross, Barry Melrose, Quint Kessenich, ESPN3

5:30 p.m., Midwest Regional Semifinal: Notre Dame vs. Michigan
Allen Bestwick and Colby Cohen, ESPNU

8 p.m., Northeast Regional Semifinal: Harvard vs. Boston College
John Buccigross, Barry Melrose, Quint Kessenich, ESPNU

Saturday, March 26

3 p.m., West Regional Semifinal: Ferris State at No. 2 St. Cloud State
Clay Matvick and Sean Ritchlin, ESPNEWS

4 p.m., East Regional Semifinal: RIT vs. No. 1 Quinnipiac
Kevin Brown and Billy Jaffe, ESPNU

6 p.m., Midwest Regional Final
Allen Bestwick and Colby Cohen, ESPN2

6:30 p.m., West Regional Semifinal: Boston University vs. Denver
Clay Matvick and Sean Ritchlin, ESPNU

7:30 p.m., East Regional Semifinal: Yale vs. UMass-Lowell
Kevin Brown and Billy Jaffe, ESPN3

9 p.m., Northeast Regional Final
John Buccigross, Barry Melrose, Quint Kessenich ESPNU

Sunday, March 27

5 p.m., West Regional Final
Clay Matvick and Sean Ritchlin ESPNU

7:30 p.m., East Regional Final
Kevin Brown and Billy Jaffe, ESPNU

Frozen Four

Thursday, April 7

5 p.m., Frozen Four Semifinal
John Buccigross, Barry Melrose, Quint Kessenich, Victoria Arlen, ESPN2

8:30 p.m., Frozen Four Semifinal
John Buccigross, Barry Melrose, Quint Kessenich, Victoria Arlen, ESPN2

Saturday, April 9

8 p.m., Frozen Four Championship
John Buccigross, Barry Melrose, Quint Kessenich, Victoria Arlen, ESPN