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Last two tickets to Boston on the line today after Denver, Minnesota State advance

Minnesota State will be the only team making a return trip to the Frozen Four. Two more regional finals on Sunday will determine who will join the Mavericks and Denver Pioneers.

Minnesota Duluth plays Denver in regional final game in Loveland
Denver players react after defeating Minnesota Duluth 2-1 during the NCAA regional championship game on Saturday, March 26, 2022, at Budweiser Events Center in Loveland, Colorado.
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune

Half of the field for the 2022 Frozen Four is set. The final two teams will be determined Sunday with the remaining regional championships on tap.

Top-seeded Michigan faces Quinnipiac in Allentown, Pennsylvania, with a birth in the Frozen Four at stake. The Wolverines' Big 10 foe, Minnesota, faces Western Michigan in the other matchup.

Catch the live game blogs for both games on The Rink Live.

On Saturday, Denver dashed Minnesota Duluth's hopes of returning once again to the Frozen Four. The NCHC rivals had met five previous times this season, but the Pioneers 2-1 win over the Bulldogs was the one that mattered the most.

Minnesota State edged Notre Dame with a 1-0 victory in Albany, New York, to claim the other slot up for grabs on Saturday. The Mavericks are the only team from the 2021 Frozen Four to advance into this year's championship tournament — Minnesota Duluth, Massachusetts and St. Cloud State all lost in their regionals.


Follow the 2022 NCAA men's hockey tournament coverage on The Rink Live for previews, recaps, photos, information and more as the teams play for a national championship in Boston.

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