Hockey East announces schedule updates for men’s, women’s games being played Dec. 18-23

Hockey East announced Tuesday schedule updates for the upcoming week.

Massachusetts is now scheduled to host Vermont for two games, December 19-20. Both games will begin at 6 p.m. and Sunday’s game will be aired live on NESN.

The men’s teams at Northeastern and Providence are now scheduled to play two games, December 19-20, beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday at Matthews Arena. Sunday’s game from Schneider Arena begins at 3:30 p.m. Both games will be aired live on NESN.

The women’s series between Maine and Providence will now take place at Schneider Arena on December 18-19. Friday’s game will begin at 6 p.m., while Sunday’s contest drops the puck at 4 p.m.

Saturday’s men’s game between Merrimack and New Hampshire will now begin at 3:30 p.m. and will be seen live on NESN from the Whittemore Center in Durham, N.H.

Saturday’s men’s game between Maine and UMass Lowell will be aired live on NESN at 6 p.m.

The New Hampshire women are now scheduled to host Holy Cross for one game on Wednesday, December 23.

Hockey East upcoming schedule:

Friday, December 18
Merrimack at UConn (women) – 3 p.m.
Maine at Providence (women) – 6 p.m.

Saturday, December 19
Providence at Northeastern (men) – 1 p.m. (NESN)
UConn at Merrimack (women) – 3 p.m.
Northeastern at Holy Cross (women) – 3 p.m.
Merrimack at New Hampshire (men) – 3:30 p.m. (NESN)
Maine at Providence (women) – 4 p.m.
Maine at UMass Lowell (men) – 6 p.m. (NESN)
Vermont at Massachusetts (men) – 6 p.m.
New Hampshire at Vermont (women) – 7 p.m.

Sunday, December 20
Northeastern at Providence (men) – 3:30 p.m. (NESN)
New Hampshire at Merrimack (men) – 4 p.m.
Maine at UMass Lowell (men) – 4 p.m.
Holy Cross at Northeastern (women) – 5 p.m. (NESN+)
Vermont at Massachusetts (men) – 6 p.m. (NESN)
New Hampshire at Vermont (women) – 6 p.m.

Wednesday, December 23
Holy Cross at New Hampshire (women) – TBA