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Men's Division I NCAA Hockey Tournament

The 16-team field for the 2012 Men's Division I NCAA Hockey Tournament was announced on Sunday morning. The Avalanche will have five prospects participating in the upcoming tourney. Here is the tournament field (teams with Avs prospects are in bold):

Northeast (Worcester):

(1) Boston College vs. (4) Air Force -- Saturday, March 24 @ 2:00 PM MST 
(2) Minnesota-Duluth vs. (3) Maine -- Saturday, March 24 @ 5:30 PM MST

West (St. Paul):

(1) North Dakota vs. (4) Western Michigan -- Saturday, March 24 @ 11:30 AM MST
(2) Minnesota vs. (3) Boston University -- Saturday, March 24 @ 3:00 PM MST

East (Bridgeport):

(1) Union vs. (4) Michigan State -- Friday, March 23 @ 1:00 PM MST
(2) Miami vs. (3) UMass-Lowell -- Friday, March 23 @ 4:30 PM MST

Midwest (Green Bay):

(1) Michigan vs. (4) Cornell -- Friday, March 23 @ 7:00 PM MST
(2) Ferris State vs. (3) Denver -- Friday, March 23 @ 3:30 PM MST

Boston College -- Paul Carey
Boston University -- Kieran Millan
Michigan -- Luke Moffatt
Minnesota -- Nate Condon, Kent Patterson

Broadcast information will be posted later in the week.