Format: All eight teams qualify.
Quarterfinals: Best-of-three series, March 13-16 at campus sites. Seed 8 at 1, 7 at 2, 6 at 3, 5 at 4. Schedule/results
Championship (Frozen Faceoff): At Target Center, Minneapolis. March 21: Semifinals — 4 and 7:30 p.m. CDT. March 22: Third-place game, 3:30 p.m. CDT; championship game, 7:30 p.m. CDT. Schedule/results
Notes: Teams are reseeded after the quarterfinal round. Nebraska-Omaha’s first-round series against Denver will be played Thursday, Friday and (if necessary) Saturday.
Watch this page for all of USCHO.com’s game recaps, columns, features and blog posts from the 2014 NCHC conference playoffs.
Sunday, March 23
Saturday, March 22
- Denver emerges as a Cinderella team in its own right
- North Dakota expects 'long three or four hours' of waiting
- Recap: Brittain, Denver hold off Miami for inaugural NCHC Frozen Faceoff title
- Bracketology Blog: Here's our final prediction for the NCAA tournament brackets
- Recap: Gaarder scores twice for North Dakota, which blanks Western Michigan for third in NCHC
- Live Blogs: Follow the NCHC third-place, championship games
- Photos: Gallery: Denver, Miami earn wins in NCHC semifinals
Friday, March 21
- Turnaround has Miami one win away from an improbable NCAA tournament berth
- Brittain stays steady for Denver after bad bounce
- Recap: Miami continues postseason roll by blanking North Dakota in NCHC semifinal
- Recap: Loney's late goal pushes Denver past Western Michigan, into NCHC title game
- Live Blogs: Follow the NCHC semifinals