The Minnesota hockey team will play at 7:30 p.m. during both nights of the upcoming Ice Breaker Invitational regardless of the outcome of Friday evening’s games, tournament officials announced Monday.
The updated two-day tournament schedule now features the following matchups and game times:
Friday, Oct. 12
4:30 p.m. CDT University of Michigan vs. Boston College
7:30 p.m. CDT RPI vs. University of Minnesota
Saturday, Oct. 13
4:30 p.m. CDT RPI vs. Boston College or Michigan
7:30 p.m. CDT Boston College or Michigan vs. Minnesota
Individual tickets and two-day ticket packages for the the Ice Breaker Invitational to be held Friday-Saturday, Oct. 12-13, at Xcel Energy Center remain available for purchase. Two-day ticket packages include one ticket for each day with same seat location for all four games of the tournament.
Tickets are available at the Xcel Energy Center Box Office and all Ticketmaster locations. Fans may also charged tickets by phone by calling (651) 989-5151 or visiting www.ticketmaster.com.
The annual Ice Breaker Invitational has developed into the most anticipated season-opening tournament in college hockey since its inception at the beginning of the 1997-98 season.
This is the first time the tournament is being held at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn.
Developed by the Hockey Commissioners Association, which is comprised of the commissioners of the six Division I college hockey conferences, the Ice Breaker perennially brings together some of the best teams in the nation and provides fans with a destination to celebrate the start of a new year of college hockey.
Voted “Best Stadium Experience” twice by ESPN The Magazine, Xcel Energy Center has hosted many premier college hockey events including the annual Red Baron WCHA Final Five, the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame game in 2002, 2004 and 2006; and the 2002 NCAA Frozen Four, which will return in 2011.