Tonight and Saturday the Dial Global NCAA Radio Network and the networks of ESPN are pleased to present the Frozen Four semifinals and championship.
For Dial Global Sean Grande returns for his 24th consecutive season as the play-by-play man, former All-American Cap Raeder once again serves as the analyst, Adam Wodon returns for his third year as the rinkside reporter, and Jason Horowitz acts as your pre-game, intermission, and postgame studio host. The action begins in just one hours time. In addition to your local Dial Global affiliates, you can once again catch the action live on Dialglobalsports.com.
In terms of television coverage, ESPN2 will have both semifinals and ESPN will carry the championship. John Buccigross will act as the play-by-play man, and he'll be joined by longtime ESPN hockey analyst Barry Melrose. Returning for his 6th conscutive year as rinkside reporter for ESPN is Clay Matvick.
What's interesting about this Frozen Four is that 3 of the 4 teams are making their first ever appearance, and Yale's last appearance was way back in 1952.
Here is your full schedule breakdown.
Thursday, March 11
4 PM (Dial Global)/ 4:30 PM (ESPN2)- Yale vs. UMass- Lowell
7:45 PM (Dial Global)/ 8 PM (ESPN2)- Quinnipiac vs. St. Cloud State
Saturday, March 13
6:30 PM (Dial Global)/ 7 PM (ESPN)- Quinnipiac vs. Yale