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Quarterfinals

march 10-12 (campus sites)

Frozen Faceoff

March 17-18 (Target Center)

Quarterfinals

march 10-12 (campus sites)

Frozen Faceoff

March 17-18 (Target Center)

2017 NCHC Tournament Schedule

Date Game Time (CT)/Result
March
10-12
Best-of-3
No. 8 Colorado College at
No. 1 Denver
3/10: 4-1, DU
3/11: 4-0, DU
DU wins 2-0
March
10-12
Best-of-3
No. 7 Miami at
No. 2 Minnesota Duluth
3/10: 5-4, UMD
3/11: 5-3, UMD
UMD wins 2-0
March
10-12
Best-of-3
No. 6 Omaha at
No. 3 Western Michigan
3/10: 2-1, UNO
3/11: 5-2, WMU
3/12: 2-1, WMU
WMU wins 2-1
March
10-12
Best-of-3
No. 5 St. Cloud State at
No. 4 North Dakota
3/10: 5-2, UND
3/11: 6-5, UND
UND wins 2-0
Mar. 17 Western Michigan vs. Minnesota Duluth UMD Wins, 5-2
Mar. 17 North Dakota vs. Denver UND Wins, 1-0
Mar. 18 Third-Place Game
Western Michigan vs. Denver
DU Wins, 3-1
Mar. 18 Championship Game
North Dakota vs. Minnesota Duluth
UMD Wins, 4-3
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Fan Events

Fan Fest

Presented By Bud Light
Friday, March 17 - 1 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 18 - 2:30-6:30 p.m.

Don’t miss NCHC Fan Fest presented by Bud Light taking place Friday, March 17 across from Target Center on 6th Street between First and Hennepin Avenues. Enjoy food, drinks, interactive games, live music and much more prior to the semifinal games. Admission to Friday’s Fan Fest is free for fans of all ages. In addition, fans with a game ticket can also take part when Fan Fest activities move indoors to the Lower Concourse of Target Center on Championship Saturday.

FAN SKATE

Sponsored by Sports Minneapolis
Thursday, March 16
7:00-8:30 p.m.

Free admission at Target Center (main lobby doors open at 6:30 p.m.). Skate rentals will be available for purchase. Prohibited items include: sticks, pucks, balls, skate-assist equipment.

NCHC AWARDS CELEBRATION

Thursday, March 16
5:15-6:45 p.m.

The NCHC will hold its annual post-season Awards Celebration at Muse Event Center, located at 107 3rd Avenue North in downtown Minneapolis. This is a ticketed event with limited space. Tickets must be reserved in advance by emailing vtoller@nchchockey.com

NCHC POST-GAME PARTY PRESENTED BY THE PINT PUBLIC HOUSE

Friday, March 17 - After the games
Saturday, March 18 - After the games

Looking for a post-game drink or meal? The Pint Public House will host the official NCHC Post-Game Party. The Pint Public House is located at 430 1st Avenue North. Post-game party will be held both Friday and Saturday nights, plus The Pint Public House is less than two blocks from Target Center![Map]

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Target Center
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Address: 600 1st Ave N, Minneapolis, MN
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Target Center, located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, is home to the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves and the WNBA’s World Champion Minnesota Lynx and, in addition to basketball games, hosts over 200 events annually including concerts, family shows, other sporting events and special events. The facility, which is the 22nd busiest arena in America with over 1 million visitors per year, is in the midst of a $130-million renovation that began in 2016 and will go through 2018. For more on the renovation, click here

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Hotels

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Food & Drinks


The Pint Public House
Blocks Away: 2
Sports Bar-American Food. Official Post-Game Party Location
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CRAVE
Blocks Away: 3
American Fare
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HUBERTS (Inside Target Center)
Blocks Away: 0
Sports Bar and Grill
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KIERAN’S
Blocks Away: 0.5
Local Irish Bar
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SHOUT HOUSE
Blocks Away: 1.5
Dueling Piano Bar
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PIZZA LUCE
Blocks Away: 3
Handmade Gourmet Pizza & Delivery
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Attractions

BRAVE NEW WORKSHOP
Blocks Away: 3
Nation's Oldest Sketch Comedy Club
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THE DEPOT WATERPARK
Blocks Away: 8
Largest Indoor Waterpark with Ice Skating Rink Downtown
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MILL CITY MUSEUM
Blocks Away: 12
"The Most Explosive Museum in America"
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MALL OF AMERICA
Ride the Blue Line to the Largest Mall in the U.S.
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