With the final women's Hockey East regular season games wrapping up this afternoon, the field is now set for the 13th annual Women's Hockey East Championship Tournament.
Boston College (30-1-2, 20-0-1 WHEA), the regular season Hockey East champs, draw the 1 seed and will host 8th seeded Providence (6-23-4, 5-15-1 WHEA). The Eagles swept the Friars during the regular season, out-scoring PC by a combined 16-3.
The tournament's quarterfinal round is a best-of-three series played on the campus of the higher seeds from Friday, February 27 - Sunday, March 1, 2014. The four series winners will advance to the Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Rink at the Hyannis Youth & Community Center on the Cape. Semifinals are on Saturday, March 7, 2015, with the final on Sunday, March 8, 2015.
Here's the complete tournament bracket:
Quarterfinal Round: Best-of-Three Quarterfinal Round Play on Campus
Friday-Sunday, February 27 - March 1, 2014
(8) Providence (6-23-4, 5-15-1) at (1) Boston College (30-1-2, 20-0-1)
(5) Connecticut (9-17-8, 5-11-5) at (4) Maine (10-18-3, 9-11-1)
(6) New Hampshire (9-21-3, 6-13-2) at (3) Northeastern (12-15-5, 11-8-2)
(7) Vermont (15-17-2, 6-14-1) at (2) Boston University (21-8-3, 15-5-1)
Championship Round (HYCC)
Semifinals on Saturday, March 7, 2015
Final on Sunday, March 8, 2015
BC will host PC on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, if necessary, with all three games at Conte Forum. Game time is 7 p.m. on each night. So head on over to Conte Forum this weekend and support the program—now just seven wins away from its first-ever National Championship.