TD Garden will host the 28th Hockey East Championships on March 16-17
WAKEFIELD, Mass. - The Hockey East Association announced on Tuesday that tickets to the 2012 Hockey East
Championship Tournament will go on sale Saturday, December 3rd, at 11:00 a.m. at the TD Garden Box Office. Tickets
can also be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. The event marks
the 28th year of the tournament, which includes the upcoming 22nd year on Causeway Street.
The tournament semifinal games will take place on Friday, March 16th, and are scheduled to face off at 5:00 p.m.
and 8:00 p.m. The ticket prices of $17/$25 in the balcony or $30/37 in the loge and $39 for club seats and the first
row of the loge. Semifinal tickets include admission to both semifinal games.
Winners of the semifinals will advance to the title game at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 17th, to determine the winner
of the 2012 Lamoriello Trophy. Ticket prices will again be $17/$25 for balcony seats and $30/37/$39 per seat
in the loge and club sections.
Student tickets (located in the upper balcony) are available for $10 when showing a valid student ID, either on campus
or at the TD Garden Box Office. Groups of 15 or more are also eligible for a $5 discount on the $17 balcony seats.
All discounted tickets must be purchased at the TD Garden Box Office. To take advantage of group discounted tickets
contact Garden Group Sales Department at 617-624-1805 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Discounted tickets will not
be available via phone or internet sales through Ticketmaster. Tickets will be available on the campuses beginning on
Monday, March 12th, once the four schools qualify.
Given the near sellout crowds of recent years, the league highly recommends that fans purchase their tickets in
advance to avoid missing one of college hockey's premier post-season tournaments. The winner of the tournament will
earn an automatic berth into the 65th annual NCAA Championships.
Boston College won its league-record 10th Hockey East Tournament Title last season with a 5-3 win over Merrimack
at the TD Garden on March 18, 2011. The Eagles have won five of the last seven Hockey East Championship Tournaments
The Hockey East Association is a 10-team Division I college men's hockey conference founded in 1984 and an eightteam
Division I women's league which began play in 2002-03. The men's league has won seven NCAA championships
in the past 19 years. Since 1999, Hockey East has won five NCAA Championships and have placed 18 teams in the
Frozen Four, along with 45 teams in the NCAA Tournament.