Tickets To 2018 Hockey East Championship On Sale Now
TD Garden to Host 34th Annual Tournament Championship March 16-17
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TD Garden to Host 34th Annual Tournament Championship March 16-17

WAKEFIELD, Mass. Tickets for the 2017 Hockey East Championship Tournament at the TD Garden will are now available at the TD Garden Box Office. Tickets can also be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.

Hockey East Tournament semifinal games will take place Friday, March 16. Puck drop is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Ticket prices start at just $17 in the balcony, $37 in the loge, and $41 for club seats and the first row of the loge.

Semifinal tickets include admission to both semifinal games. Winn ers of the semifinals will advance to the Hockey East title game, set for 7:00 p.m. Saturday, March 17, to determine the winner of the Lamoriello Trophy. Student tickets, located in the upper balcony, will be made 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 $17 balcony seats and a $7 discount on select loge seats. All discounted tickets must be purchased at the TD Garden Box Office. To take advantage of group discounted tickets, contact the TD Garden group sales department at 617-624- 1805 or groupsales@tdgarden.com Tickets will become available on the campuses beginning on Monday, March 12 when the four remaining schools are identified.

Hockey East recommends that fans purchase tickets in advance to avoid missing college hockey's most prestigious postseason tournament. The winner of the Hockey East Championship Tournament will earn an automatic berth into the 71st annual NCAA men's ice hockey championship tournament and have a chance to reach the 2018 NCAA Frozen Four held in St. Paul, Minnesota. The UMass Lowell River Hawks won their third Hockey East Tournament Championship in program history last season, defeating the Boston College Eagles, 4-3.

The Hockey East Association is an 11-team Division I college men's hockey conference founded in 1984 and a nine-team Division I women's league which began play in 2002-03. The men's league has won nine NCAA championships in the past 24 years including Providence College in 2015 at TD Garden in Boston. Since 1999, Hockey East has won seven NCAA Championships with 15 NCAA Championship Game appearances, while placing 25 teams in the Frozen Four and 65 teams in the NCAA Tournament during that time. Overall, Hockey East has sent 109 teams to the NCAA Tournament since its inaugural season, more than any other conference in that span.