Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY 10001
Two of College Hockey's premier programs, and 2016 NCAA Frozen Four participants, the University of North Dakota and Boston College will face off in the inaugural College Hockey Showdown, on December 3, 2016 at Madison Square Garden. The College Hockey Showdown, hosted by the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) and Madison Square Garden, brings together two perennial top-10 schools, which have won a combined 12 NCAA National Championships and made 47 NCAA Frozen Fours, to face off at the "World's Most Famous Arena." The Eagles and Fighting Hawks have squared off 23 times previously with the series deadlocked at 11-11-1. The teams met in back-to-back NCAA Championship Games in 2000 and 2001 with North Dakota winning the first meeting and Boston College capturing the rematch in overtime.