WAKEFIELD, Mass. - The Women's Hockey East association announced today the 14th annual Women's Hockey East Championship game, scheduled for Sunday (March 6) at 1:30 p.m. at Lawler Rink on the campus of Merrimack College, will be streamed live, for free, on americansportsnet.com. Fans will also have the opportunity to watch the Women's Hockey East Championship live across the country on the American Sports Network and shown locally on NESN at 5 p.m. on tape delay.
Across the country, fans will be able to access the live stream of one of the premier women's college hockey contests in the country, as the winners of the two Hockey East semifinal match ups, slated for Saturday (March 5) at 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., will do battle for the Bertagna Trophy. The winner of the Women's Hockey East Championship Tournament will earn an automatic berth into the women's ice hockey championship tournament and have a chance to reach the 2016 NCAA Frozen Four held at the University of New Hampshire's Whittemore Center.
Viewers will be able to watch the semifinal contests via Pack Network, who will stream those games live from Lawler Rink. No. 1 Boston College is set to square off with No. 4 UConn at 1:30 p.m. before No. 2 Northeastern and No. 3 Boston University faceoff at 4:30 p.m. The Women's Hockey East Championship package, including both semifinals, will be available for $14.95.
Women's Hockey East Tournament semifinal games tickets start at just $5 per session for youths and groups of ten or more, while adult admission is set at $10. Single-admiss ion tickets are good for both of Saturday's semifinal contests. Students from any Hockey East school will receive free admission with a valid student ID. Tickets will be available for purchase at the Merrimack College Box Office, onli ne at MerrimackAthletics.com/Tickets, or by calling the Box Office at 978-837-5324. Please note Box Office hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Last season, the Boston University Terriers won the fifth Women' s Hockey East Tournament Championship in program history, defeating the Boston College Eagles to claim the fourth consecutive Bertagna Trophy for the Terriers.