INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The NCAA announced today that Sacred Heart University and Yale University will co-host the 2021 NCAA Men's Hockey East Regional at Bridgeport's Webster Bank Arena. It marks the seventh time that the NCAA Regional will be played at Webster Bank Arena, the home rink of Pioneers hockey.
"We are thrilled to host the 2021 Division I Men's Ice Hockey Regional and showcase our home venue on a national stage," said Bobby Valentine, Executive Director of Athletics. "We are excited to be able to provide the opportunity for Bridgeport, Fairfield County and our fans to witness the NCAA Championship first-hand."
The 2021 regional marks the first time that SHU will partner with Yale to host the NCAA event. WBA and Yale have previously hosted the 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2018 regional tournaments.
The 2021 regional will be held March 26-27 with the winner advancing to the 2021 Frozen Four at Pittsburgh, Pa.