A fan’s guide to the 2019 Frozen Four tournament

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The 2019 Frozen Four men’s hockey tournament will crown a Division I national championship. But it also offers fans an opportunity to watch their teams up close and participate in numerous events.

Below is a day-by-day schedule and The Rink Live’s schedule to help fans everywhere follow the action. The semifinals and championship game will be broadcast on ESPN2. Find previews of all four teams on the site by clicking on the colleges here: Denver, UMass, Providence and Minnesota Duluth.

Find all of The Rink Live’s coverage of the 2019 Frozen Four and bookmark the page as a reference. Use this guide to find the best places to eat and visit if you’re in Buffalo for the tournament.

Wednesday

Open team practices, 10 a.m.-2:45 p.m., KeyBank Center: Today’s team practices are open to the public, starting with Providence at 11 a.m., followed by Minnesota Duluth (12:15 p.m.), Massachusetts (1:30 p.m.) and Denver (2:45 p.m.)

Thursday

Frozen Fest, 1:30-6 p.m., KeyBank Center’s Alumni Plaza: The free event will feature pep rallies and red carpet arrivals for all four teams, plus live music, interactive games, trophy displays, photo opportunities and concessions.

Frozen Four semifinals, KeyBank Center: UMD and Providence meet at 4 p.m., followed by the Denver-UMass game at 7:30 p.m.

Friday

2:30-3:30 p.m., HarborCenter: Fans can get autographs from the teams playing in Saturday’s national championship, plus Hobey Baker finalists.

3:30-5 p.m., HarborCenter’s KeyBank Rink 1: Championship awards presentation ceremony

5-5:30 p.m., HarborCenter’s KeyBank Rink 1: Hobey Baker Award presentation

5:45-6:45 p.m., 716 Food and Sport: ESPN/USCHO radio event with John Buccigross and Barry Melrose

Saturday

Frozen Fest, 2:30-7:30 p.m., KeyBank Center Alumni Plaza: The free event will feature pep rallies and red carpet arrivals for both championship teams, plus live music, interactive games, trophy displays, photo opportunities and concessions.

7 p.m, KeyBank Center: National championship game

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