Frozen Four Preview: Championship Edition

2013 Frozen Four

2013 Frozen Four – Pittsburgh, PA

 

The 2013 Frozen Four has become more than a battle for the national championship, it’s become a battle for the state of Connecticut.  The Frozen Four semifinals saw both Yale and Quinnipiac advancing with victories, giving each school a shot at their first NCAA hockey title.  This will be the fourth meeting between the conference rivals this year.  The game will be televised Saturday, April 13, on ESPN at 6:00 pm Central.  To learn who will take home the national championship, continue after the jump.

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NCAA Tourney Hopes Still Alive For 20th Ranked Gopher Hockey Team

The Minnesota Gopher Hockey team is playing its best hockey of the season at the right time.

 

A program that was once a staple of the NCAA Frozen Four, winning the National Championship in 2002 and 2003, has struggled to get back to the Mecca of college hockey.

 

The last two seasons the Gophers have watched the 16-team NCAA tournament from the comfort of their Dinkytown homes. Their last Frozen Four appearance was back in 2005.

 

While reaching this season Frozen Four is still a long shot for the 20th ranked Gophers, getting back into the field of 16– which was at one point this season a long shot– seems more than realistic. [Read more…]