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Frozen Faceoff Tickets

The National Collegiate Hockey Conference will hold its seventh annual conference championship, the 2020 NCHC Frozen Faceoff, at Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minn. The two semifinals will take place on Friday, March 20, with the third-place and championship games on Saturday, March 21 in the home of the NHL's Minnesota Wild.

All ticket types, including both all-session and single, day-session, to the 2020 NCHC Frozen Faceoff are now on sale to the general public.

All-session ticket packages to the 2020 NCHC Frozen Faceoff include two tickets: one ticket to see both semifinals on Friday, March 20 and one ticket to see the third-place game and championship on Saturday, March 21. Day-session tickets include one ticket for both semifinals on March 20 OR the third-place game and championship on March 21.

On March 20, the first semifinal begins at 4:00 p.m. CT with the second semifinal 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 packages start at $60, while day-session tickets start as low as $35, and either can be purchased at the Xcel Energy Center Box Office or online at A link to the Xcel Energy Center hockey seating chart can be found by clicking here.

Any fan who purchases a 2020 NCHC Frozen Faceoff all–session ticket package by Dec. 31, 2019 is eligible to win access to a special NCHC Chalk Talk and VIP Brunch on Saturday, March 21. Five lucky winners and their guest will join NCHC Commissioner Josh Fenton and other special guests for brunch at Herbie’s on the Park, followed by a behind the scenes tour of Xcel Energy Center. Plus, each of the five winners receive an NCHC Frozen Faceoff gear package.

Fans who purchased all-session tickets to the 2019 Frozen Faceoff had the first chance to renew their tickets/seats for the 2020 event by Oct. 25, 2019.

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 $45 each. Day-session student tickets are available for $25. For information on how to purchase student tickets, contact your school’s athletic ticket office.

For groups of 12 or more, please call 651-312-3486. For suite rental information, please email or call 651-312-3485.

Xcel Energy Center uses digital tickets presented on a mobile device as main option for entry to the arena. As the home of the Minnesota Wild, Xcel Energy Center uses the NHL Wild App as the platform for guests to access their NCHC Frozen Faceoff All-Session Ticket Packages purchased as part of the renewal process (Sept. 19 - Oct. 25, 2019) and for NCHC Frozen Faceoff group and suite tickets.

All-session tickets purchased via will receive hard-copy printed tickets, while those who purchase single-session tickets will access their tickets using the Ticketmaster app (there is an option for a printed ticket for a fee). Those who purchase tickets in person at the Xcel Energy Box Office will receive a hard-copy ticket.

For more on Xcel Energy Center's digital ticket policy, click here.

Fans are encouraged to leave non-essential items at home. Guests may carry into the arena the following style and size bag:

  • Clear tote (plastic, vinyl or PVC) that does not exceed 12" x 6" x 12" or a plastic storage bag that is a maximum one gallon, resealable and clear.
  • Small bags, such as a small clutch purse, that are approximately the size of a hand with or without a handle or strap will be allowed, but must not exceed 5" x 8".
  • Guests with bags not meeting guidelines will be asked to return them to a vehicle or utilize the onsite bag check. Bag check is available for a fee through binbox and is located at Gates 1 and 3. Xcel Energy Center and Minnesota Wild are not responsible for items left at any of the gates.

Discounted hotel rooms are available at select hotels in downtown Saint Paul through Visit Saint Paul. Fans can reserve discounted room rates for the Frozen Faceoff by clicking HERE.

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 19 and Friday, March 20. The NCHC Fan Skate will once again take place on the eve of the Frozen Faceoff on Thursday, March 19 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 from 2 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. CT outside Gate 1 of Xcel Energy Center. The official NCHC Post-Game Party will then be at Tom Reid’s Hockey City Pub after the games each night. 

For more things to do in and around the Frozen Faceoff, visit Frozen Faceoff Live.

2020 NCHC Frozen Faceoff Schedule

Date Game Time (CT)
Friday, March 20 Semifinal 1 4:00 p.m.
Friday, March 20 Semifinal 2 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 21 Third-Place Game 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 21 Championship Game 7:30 p.m.


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  • On the Glass* - $185/$95-$100
  • Lower level & Club level sides - $145/$75-$80
  • Lower level & Club level corners - $100/$55
  • Club level ends - $90/$50
  • Lower level ends – lower rows - $80/$45
  • Lower level corners - upper rows - $80/$45
  • Lower level ends – upper rows $60/$35

*On the Glass tickets receive seats in the first row of the 100-level sections.

General Information

General Information

Phone: 651-726-8200

Group Sales

Group Sales

Phone: 651-312-3486

Suite Rental Information

Suite Rental Information

Phone: 651-312-3485

Sponsorship Information

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Phone: 719-203-6818