Format: All 12 teams qualify.
First round: Best-of-three series, March 15-17 at campus sites. Seed 12 at 1, 11 at 2, 10 at 3, 9 at 4, 8 at 5, 7 at 6. Schedule/results
Championship (Final Five): At Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, Minn. Six remaining teams reseeded based on regular-season finish. March 21: Quarterfinals, Seed 6 vs. 3, 2 or 7 p.m. CDT; Seed 5 vs. 4, 2 or 7 p.m. CDT. March 22: Semifinals — 6-3 winner vs. Seed 2, 2 or 7 p.m. CDT; 5-4 winner vs. Seed 1, 2 or 7 p.m. CDT (Minnesota would play late game if qualified). March 23: Championship game, 7 p.m. CDT. Schedule/results
Note: Teams are reseeded after the first round.
Watch this page for all of USCHO.com’s game recaps, columns, features and blog posts from the 2013 WCHA conference playoffs.
Sunday, March 24
Saturday, March 23
- Early woes a distant memory as Wisconsin keeps rolling into NCAA tournament
- Recap: Wisconsin edges Colorado College, takes first Broadmoor Trophy in 15 years
- WCHA Blog: Video reaction from Wisconsin's victory over Colorado College
- Live Blogs: Follow the WCHA Final Five championship game
- WCHA Blog: WCHA Pick: Final Five Championship
- Photos: Gallery: Friday at the WCHA Final Five semifinals
Friday, March 22
- WCHA Blog: Video reaction from Colorado College's win over Minnesota
- Howe, defense turn from liabilities to assets, fueling Colorado College's run
- Recap: Colorado College rides Howe's shutout to defeat Minnesota, get to Final Five final
- Recap: Rumpel, Wisconsin drop St. Cloud State at WCHA Final Five
- Rumpel's stick-to-itiveness key in lifting Wisconsin to Final Five title game
- WCHA Blog: Video reaction from Wisconsin's win over St. Cloud State
- Live Blogs: Follow the WCHA Final Five semifinals
Thursday, March 21
- Recap: Stoykewych overtime goal pushes Colorado College past North Dakota
- North Dakota laments missed power-play opportunities in loss to Colorado College
- Photos: Gallery: Thursday at the WCHA Final Five
- WCHA Blog: Video reaction to Colorado College's overtime win over North Dakota
- WCHA Blog: Video reaction after Wisconsin's win over Minnesota State
- Recap: Three-goal first period sets tone for Wisconsin in quarterfinal win over Minnesota State
- Wisconsin's Dahl continues success against Minnesota State with two short-handed goals
- Live Blogs: Follow the WCHA Final Five quarterfinals
- From the Press Box: After leagues disappear or change, how will we remember them?
- WCHA Blog: WCHA Picks: Final Five quarterfinals
- Aiming for four-peat, North Dakota sees WCHA Final Five as 'like a home game'
Wednesday, March 20
Monday, March 18
Sunday, March 17
Saturday, March 16
- Recap: Copley stops 29 as Michigan Tech beats North Dakota; Game 3 on tap
- Recap: Howe stops 41 as Colorado College edges Denver to force game three
- Recap: Centers lead the way as St. Cloud State eliminates Alaska-Anchorage
- Recap: Minnesota rallies, gets late goal to beat Bemidji State and advance to WCHA semis