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Frozen Faceoff Tickets

The National Collegiate Hockey Conference will hold its fifth annual conference championship, the 2018 NCHC Frozen Faceoff, at Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minn. The two semifinals take place on Friday, March 16, with the third-place and championship games on Saturday, March 17 in the home of the NHL's Minnesota Wild for the first time.

All-session and single-day session tickets to the 2018 NCHC Frozen Faceoff are now on sale to the general public.

All-session ticket packages to the 2018 NCHC Frozen Faceoff include two tickets: one ticket to see both semifinals on Friday, March 16 and one ticket to see the third-place game and championship on Saturday, March 17. Single-day session tickets are available for both semifinal games on March 16 or a Saturday-session ticket provides access to the third-place and championship games on March 17. 

On March 16, the first semifinal begins at 4:00 p.m. CT with the second game at 7:30 p.m. CT. The following day, the third-place game begins at 3:30 p.m. CT with the championship at 7:30 p.m. CT.

All-session tournament packages start at $55, while single-day session tickets are available for as low as $30 for select lower-level seats.  All tickets can be purchased at the Xcel Energy Center Box Office, charged by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at To charge by phone using Ticketmaster TDD/TTY, call 800-359-2525. Certain fees may apply. A link to Xcel Energy Center seating chart can be found by clicking here (also on right).

The NCHC is also offering special ticket pricing for students of NCHC member schools. NCHC students may purchase up to two (2) all-session ticket packages in select lower level sections for $35 each. Single-day session student tickets are available for $20. Student tickets may ONLY be purchased online at using a school-specific code that is available through each school’s ticket office. Certain fees may apply. Contact your school’s athletic ticket office for more details. 

Fans that purchased all-session ticket packages to the 2018 NCHC Frozen Faceoff prior to Dec. 31, 2017 are considered Priority Ticket Member and receive additional perks surrounding the NCHC’s championship weekend. 

Among the perks for Priority Ticket Members are:

  • Free limited edition commemorative Frozen Faceoff poster
  • Complimentary tournament game program
  • Discount on NCHC merchandise at the Frozen Faceoff 
  • Specials at local Saint Paul bars and restaurants

In addition, all Priority Ticket Members were entered into a drawing for three great prize packages:

  • Two (2) tickets to an agreed upon Minnesota Wild game in the 2017-18 season and an autographed Wild jersey
  • Two (2) nights hotel stay in Saint Paul on Frozen Faceoff weekend (March 16-17, 2018)
  • A Visit Saint Paul gift card package to Saint Paul bars and restaurants

The winners of the three prize packs were: 

  • Jonathan Hockhalter (Windsor, CO) - Visit Saint Paul prize pack
  • Mary Perkerewicz (Manvel, ND) - Two-night hotel stay
  • Jamie Dierks (Hudson, WI) - Minnesota Wild tickets and autographed jersey

Loyal, all-session ticket buyers from past Frozen Faceoff tournaments were given the first opportunity to purchase 2018 Frozen Faceoff tickets back on Oct. 9.  If you feel you should have received this email and did not, please email

Visit for general information about the NCHC Tournament.

For groups of 12 or more, please call 651-312-3486. For suite rental information, please email

Discounted hotel rooms are available at select hotels in downtown Saint Paul through Visit Saint Paul. A special link to the discounted room rates for Frozen Faceoff fans has been set up. Book your hotel!

In addition to the games, several fan events are planned around Frozen Faceoff weekend, including a Fan Skate, NCHC Awards Celebration, NCHC Fan Fest and post-game parties. Frozen Faceoff team practices will be open to the public on Thursday, March 15. The NCHC Fan Skate will then take place on the night of March 15 from 7-8:30 p.m. CT at Xcel Energy Center. Fan Fest, featuring music, interactive games, food and drink, and much more, will take place both days of the Frozen Faceoff across W. 7th Street from Xcel Energy Center. A complete listing of fan events and details surrounding each event will be announced in the coming weeks.

2018 NCHC Frozen Faceoff Schedule

Date Game Time (CT)
Friday, March 16 Semifinal Game 1 4:00 p.m.
Friday, March 16 Semifinal Game 2 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 17 Third-Place Game 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 17 Championship Game 7:30 p.m.


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  • On the Glass* - $385 (all-session only)
  • Lower level & Club level sides - $140/$75
  • Lower level & Club level corners - $95/$50
  • Club level ends - $85/$45
  • Lower level ends – lower rows $75/$40
  • Lower level ends – upper rows $55/$30

*On the Glass tickets receive seats in the first row of the 100-level sections plus access to the Audi quattro Club during the tournament with complimentary beer, wine, soda and food.

General Information

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