NCAA men's hockey regional returning to Xcel in 2014
November 1, 2012 — 3:38pm
The NCAA announced men's hockey future regional sites on Thursday, and Xcel Energy Center is on the list for 2014. That's no surprise given recent history, as the X hosted in 2010 and 2012 as well.
Here are the sites and dates for 2014:
• East Regional: Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport, Conn., March 28-29
• Northeast Regional: DCU Center, Worcester, Mass., March 29-30
• Midwest Regional: U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, March 28-29
• West Regional: Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, March 29-30
• Frozen Four: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, April 10 and 12
Roman Augustoviz spends Minnesota's winters covering college hockey, specifically the Gophers, and other University of Minnesota sports. During the summer, he writes about the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx, with a dose of U sports sprinkled in. Follow him on Twitter @RomanStrib.