WORCESTER, Mass. – The College of the Holy Cross will host the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Northeast Regional at the DCU Center in Worcester on March 24-25, 2012. Holy Cross previously hosted this event at the DCU Center in 2008 and 2010.
"We are thrilled to have the NCAA men's hockey championship return to Worcester in 2012," said Holy Cross athletic director Richard M. Regan, Jr. "This is an exciting event for our local community and a tremendous experience for the participating teams and fans. We enjoy working with the DCU Center and hope to continue this tradition for years to come."
This will be the 12th overall time that the regional has been at the DCU Center. Nine of the 11 teams to win the regional in Worcester have gone on to play in the national championship game. Five of those teams won the national championship.