~ Tickets are on sale now for the ninth annual Championship on March 5-6 ~
Defending champion Boston University will host the 2011 WHEA Championships at Walter Brown Arena
WAKEFIELD, Mass. -- Hockey East Commissioner Joe Bertagna announced on Thursday that top seed Boston University
and Walter Brown Arena will play host for the 2011 WHEA Championships on Saturday, March 5 and Sunday, March 6 in Boston.
The semifinals will be played on Saturday, March 5 with games at 12pm and 3pm, while the Championship Game will be
played at 1pm on Sunday, March 6. The Championship Game will shown tape delayed on the New England Sports Network (NESN)
at 4pm on Sunday, March 6.
Boston University and Boston College will be the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds respectively for the semifinal round with first round
byes in the tournament. BU will play the lowest remaining seed from the quarterfinal and BC will play the highest remaining seed.
The quarterfinal round will take place the weekend of February 26 and 27 with Providence College hosting a game at Schneider
Arena on Saturday, February 26 at 2pm and the second quarterfinal game will be held at either Connecticut (Sat. at 1pm) or Northeastern
(Sun. at 1pm).
Tickets are onsale now, prices for the semifinals and Championship are $5 for adults, $3 for BU faculty/staff, senior citizens,
children, students and $2 group rate (10 or more). Students with a valid identification from any WHEA school get in free. To
purchase group tickets call 617-358-7016.
Tickets can be purchased in person at Agganis Arena, at Walter Brown Arena on game day, and through www.Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster Outlets and via phone 800-745-3000.
Pack Network is the official video streaming partner of Hockey East and will carry both quarterfinal games and both
semifinal games live on the internet. Single-game subscriptions for the women's tournament will be available for $7.95, while the
women's All-Access pass is available for $19.95. To purchase any of the live women's games visit www.hockeyeastonline.tv.