Robert Morris will host the inaugural Pittsburgh College Hockey Invitational on Dec. 28-29 at the CONSOL Energy Center, also the site of the 2013 Frozen Four.
Joining the Colonials in the event will be Penn State, Ohio State and Miami.
“We are very excited about this new tournament and the opportunity to host it at CONSOL Energy Center,” Robert Morris coach Derek Schooley said in a news release. “The Pittsburgh College Hockey Invitational will be a great showcase for our sport, as well as a tremendous warm-up for the Frozen Four in April. We are grateful to both the Pittsburgh Penguins and CONSOL Energy Center and we look forward to a successful partnership.”
Robert Morris has hosted the RMU Hockey Showcase at the CONSOL Energy Center for the last two years as well as playing in the facility as part of the Winter Classic Week festivities in 2010.