2019 NCAA men’s Frozen Four

April 11-13, KeyBank Center, Buffalo, N.Y.; TV: ESPN2

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» Semifinals, Thursday, April 11: Minnesota Duluth 4, Providence 1; Massachusetts 4, Denver 3, OT

» Championship, Saturday, April 13: Minnesota Duluth vs. Massachusetts, 8 p.m. EDT

Photo gallery: A second straight NCAA title celebration for Minnesota Duluth

Photos of Minnesota Duluth's celebration following its 3-0 victory over Massachusetts on Saturday.

Photo gallery: Minnesota Duluth stops UMass for its third NCAA title

Photos from Minnesota Duluth's 3-0 victory over Massachusetts in the Frozen Four championship game.

‘I don’t think anybody envisioned’ four titles in six years for NCHC teams, Fenton says

Minnesota Duluth's second straight championship also was the fourth straight for an NCHC team.

Notebook: Minnesota Duluth’s Mackay finishes in style as Most Outstanding Player

Mackay, a senior, scored the opening goal and also assisted on the Bulldogs' second goal, scored by Mikey Anderson.

UMass caught ‘out of sorts’ by experienced Minnesota Duluth

UMass not only was shut out, it was held to fewer than 20 shots on goal for only the second time all year.
(Jim Rosvold)

A prototypical Minnesota Duluth effort delivers another NCAA title

The Bulldogs made sure three goals were more than enough, limiting UMass to just 18 shots on goal, including only six in the third period.
The Key Bank Center hosts the 2019 Frozen Four (Omar Phillips)

Too soon to determine cause of low Frozen Four attendance, NCAA says

Saturday's championship game drew an announced crowd of 13,051, the lowest since 2001.
(Melissa Wade)

TWICE AS NICE: Minnesota Duluth blanks UMass for second straight title

Parker Mackay, Mikey Anderson and Jackson Cates scored, and the Bulldogs suffocated Massachusetts 3-0 on Saturday at KeyBank Center to win their second straight NCAA championship (photo: Omar Phillips).
(2019 Omar Phillips)

With new production elements and faces on site, ESPN transforms its Frozen Four coverage

Broadcasting the event is a massive undertaking, and it's one that, for 15 consecutive seasons of the Frozen Four has rested on the shoulders of a dedicated and talented ESPN crew.
Patrick Newell (SCSU-14) 2018 December 8 St.Cloud State University hosts University of Nebraska Omaha in a NCHC contest at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center (Bradley K. Olson)

Total of 19 schools boast players on 2018-19 All-American selections

Nineteen schools have players represented as CCM/AHCA Hockey All-Americans for the 2018-19 season (photo: Bradley K. Olson).

Photo gallery: Awards presented at Friday Night at the Frozen Four

Frozen Four championship game teams signed autographs and awards were presented at Harborcenter on Friday.
Joel Farabee (BU - 28) - The visiting Providence College Friars defeated the Boston University Terriers 5-0 on Friday, October 26, 2018, at Agganis Arena in Boston, Massachusetts. - The visiting Providence College Friars defeated the Boston University Terriers 5-0 on Friday, October 26, 2018, at Agganis Arena in Boston, Massachusetts. (Melissa Wade)

Boston University’s Farabee chosen winner of Tim Taylor Award as national rookie of the year

Boston University freshman forward Joel Farabee has been named the recipient of the 2019 Tim Taylor Award, given annually upon the best first-year player in NCAA Division I men’s hockey (photo: Melissa Wade).
12 Apr 19: Friday practices and press conferences at the 2019 NCAA Division I Men

Neutral zone stands to be critical area for UMass, Minnesota Duluth in Frozen Four title game

Bulldogs coach Scott Sandelin wasn't buying talk of 31-win UMass being underdogs.
(Melissa Wade)

Defenseman Makar becomes first from UMass to win Hobey Baker Award

Massachusetts sophomore defenseman Cale Makar, who will play for the national championship on Saturday night, on Friday was named the 2019 winner of the Hobey Baker Award.

Ohio State’s Kearney wins the 2019 Derek Hines Unsung Hero Award

The award was established by the Hockey Commissioners Association in honor of former Army player Derek Hines, a former Army player who was killed in the line of duty on Sept. 1, 2005, in Afghanistan.
Jake Bunz (Greg Anderson/photo: Wisconsin Athletics)

2019 Hockey Humanitarian Award winner Bunz had life changed by trip to Haiti

Wisconsin's Jake Bunz, has worked with The Fond Blanc Foundation in improving an orphanage in Haiti.

Mike Richter Award recipient Primeau glad he won over dad on playing goalie

Cayden Primeau, the 2019 Mike Richter Award winner for the most outstanding goaltender in Division I men's hockey, had to work to convince his famous father that the goal was where he belonged.
(Melissa Wade=)

UMass doesn’t buy into battle-tested talk ahead of final

The Minutemen played their first close game of the NCAA tournament on Thursday and go for their first title on Saturday.

Photo gallery: Minnesota Duluth, UMass get ready for Frozen Four title game

Minnesota Duluth and Massachusetts met with the media and practiced on Friday, the day before they meet for the NCAA title.
12 Apr 19: Friday practices and press conferences at the 2019 NCAA Division I Men

Minnesota Duluth banks on experience entering Frozen Four championship game

The Bulldogs are in their third straight title contest, looking to become the first team to repeat as champion since Denver in 2005.