Two-time defending champion UMass Lowell defeated Vermont, 4-1, on Friday night at the TD Garden in the first Hockey East semifinal to advance to the program's third straight Hockey East championship game.
Quinnipiac University won the best-of-three ECAC Hockey quarterfinal series against Union College over the weekend, and SB Nation College Hockey photographer Matt Dewkett was at High Point Solutions Arena at TD Bank Sports Center on Saturday.
Photos from St. Cloud State's dramatic overtime win against Notre Dame.
Providence College won an NCAA Tournament game for the first time since 1999 on Friday afternoon at the Webster Bank Arena. The Friars jumped out to a quick 1-0 lead and scored three more times in the second period for a 4-0 win over Quinnipiac.
Union College won its third consecutive first round game in the NCAA Tournament on Friday afternoon at the Webster Bank Arena. The Dutchmen defeated Vermont, 5-2, to advance to Saturday's East Regional Final where they will play Providence College.
Maine defeated Boston University, 7-3, on Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park for its fifth Hockey East win of the season. Ryan Lomberg, Devin Shore and Ben Hutton each scored twice for the Black Bears while Martin Ouellette made 28 saves for the victo