The 2011 NCAA hockey tournament begins this evening and continues all weekend long. Four games -- from the East Regional and West Regional -- are on Friday's schedule. Saturday will include the semifinals of the Northeast Regional and Midwest Regional, as well as the regional finals for both the East and West.
Here is a look at the games that will be played today:
East Regional (Bridgeport Arena at Harbor Yard, Bridgeport, CT)
No. 1 Yale vs. No. 4 Air Force (6:30 p.m., ESPNU)
No. 2 Union (NY) vs. No. 3 Minnesota-Duluth (3 p.m., ESPNU)
West Regional (St. Louis, MO, Scottrade Center)
No. 1 Boston College vs. No. 4 Colorado College (9 p.m., ESPNU)
No. 2 Michigan vs. No. 3 Nebraska-Omaha (5:30 p.m., ESPN3.com)
The East Regional final will be played on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. The West Regional final will be played at 9 p.m. on Saturday. Both games will be shown live on ESPNU.
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