Feb. 28, 2017
By Dan Colleran
NOTRE DAME, Ind. — The Fighting Irish hockey team moved up to No. 12 in both the USCHO.com poll and to in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine polls after a weekend split at now #6/7 Boston University to close out the regular-season.
With the split, Notre Dame earned the No. 4 seed and a first round bye in the upcoming Hockey East Tournament and will host a quarterfinal series on March 10-12 at the Compton Family Ice Arena (opponent TBD).
Tickets for the upcoming home playoff series can be purchased here. Individual tickets start at $11 per game, while there is also a special Playoff Four Pack offer, which allows fans to purchase four tickets for $40.
Fans arriving early for Friday night’s game (March 10) will receive a free Notre Dame hockey hat (while supplies last).
Around The League
Notre Dame joins No. 1 UMass Lowell, No. 2 Boston University and No. 3 Boston College as teams with first round byes.
In this weekend’s first round series (March 3-5), No. 5 Providence plays host to No. 12 Massachusetts, No. 6 Vermont draws No. 11 Maine, No. 7 Merrimack plays No. 10 New Hampshire and No. 8 Northeastern will entertain No. 9 Connecticut.
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Dan Colleran, associate athletics communications director at the University of Notre Dame, has been a part of Fighting Irish Media since August 2015 and coordinates all media and publicity efforts surrounding the Notre Dame hockey and golf programs. A native of Walpole, Massachusetts, Colleran spent the previous three years working with the men’s hockey and soccer programs at Providence College. Colleran also spent two years as an Assistant Executive Director of Communications & Championships at the Ivy League and is a graduate of Providence College (’06 & ’08G).