2011 NCAA tournament TV schedule unveiled; all games in HD

Following is the television schedule for the 2011 NCAA men’s ice hockey tournament. All times are EDT.

For the first time, all games will be broadcast in high definition.

Some games are not being aired live nationally, but those are available for syndication on local channels or regional networks. Where available, those channels are listed in parentheses after ESPN Syndication in the list below.

All 15 tournament games will be available on ESPN3.com.

Friday, March 25

3 p.m. — Union vs. Minnesota-Duluth, ESPNU

5:30 p.m. — Michigan vs. Nebraska-Omaha, ESPN Syndication (Comcast 900 — Michigan)

6:30 p.m. — Yale vs. Air Force, ESPNU

9 p.m. — Boston College vs. Colorado College, ESPNU

11:30 p.m. — Michigan vs. Nebraska-Omaha, ESPNU (same-day delay)

Saturday, March 26

1:30 p.m. — North Dakota vs. Rensselaer, ESPN Syndication

4 p.m. — Miami vs. New Hampshire, ESPNU

5 p.m. — Denver vs. Western Michigan, ESPN Syndication (Altitude 2)

6:30 p.m. — East Regional final: Union/Minnesota-Duluth vs. Yale/Air Force, ESPNU

7:30 p.m. — Merrimack vs. Notre Dame, ESPN Syndication

9 p.m. — West Regional final: Michigan/Nebraska-Omaha vs. Boston College/Colorado College, ESPNU

11:30 p.m. — Merrimack vs. Notre Dame, ESPNU (same-day delay)

Sunday, March 27

12:30 p.m. — North Dakota vs. Rensselaer, ESPNU (one-day delay)

3 p.m. — Denver vs. Western Michigan, ESPNU (one-day delay)

5:30 p.m. — Midwest Regional final: North Dakota/Rensselaer vs. Denver/Western Michigan, ESPNU

8 p.m. — Northeast Regional final: Miami/New Hampshire vs. Merrimack/Notre Dame, ESPNU

Thursday, April 7

5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. — National semifinals, ESPN2

Saturday, April 9

7 p.m. — National championship, ESPN