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NCHC Frozen Faceoff
Mar 22 - 23, 2019

NCHC Frozen Faceoff

Mar 22 - 23, 2019

NCHC Frozen Faceoff

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All-Session Ticket Package Details

All-session ticket packages to the 2019 NCHC Frozen Faceoff include two tickets: one ticket to see both semifinals on Friday, March 22 and one ticket to see the third-place game and championship on Saturday, March 23. On March 22, the first semifinal begins at 4:00 p.m. CT with the second game at 7:30 p.m. CT. The following day, the third-place game begins at 3:30 p.m. CT with the championship at 7:30 p.m. CT.

Student Tickets

The NCHC will be offering special ticket pricing for NCHC member school students to the Frozen Faceoff. All-session student tickets and single session tickets go on sale Monday, February 11, 2019.  

Single Session Tickets

Single, day-session tickets, if available, will go on sale to the public in February of 2019. Visit NCHCHockey.com/tickets for more ticket information about the Frozen Faceoff.

Frozen Faceoff Fan Fest

Visit Saint Paul invites you to celebrate college hockey at the Frozen Faceoff Fan Fest.  Enjoy ice-cold beverages, tasty food, interactive hockey games and music outdoors near Xcel Energy Center.

Friday, March 22 - 2  - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 23 - 2 - 7:30 p.m.

Frozen Faceoff Fan Fest is free and open to the public.


Tom Reid's Hockey City Pub - Official Post-Game Party Location

Tom Reid’s Hockey City Pub is the ‘Official’ Post-Game Party Location for all NCHC Frozen Faceoff fans.  Tom Reid's Hockey City Pub is a family restaurant and sports pub located two blocks from the Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul. Owned by a former NHL defenseman, fans can enjoy food and drink specials at this signature hockey themed establishment during the tournament.

NCHC Fan Skate

NCHC Fan Skate puts you on the official ice of the Frozen Faceoff.

Thursday, March 21
7 - 8:30 p.m.

Gate 1 opens at 6:30 p.m.

Bring your skates! Rental skates are not available at the venue. Sticks, pucks, etc. are not allowed on the ice during open skate. All skaters are required to sign a waiver.


Open Practices

NCHC welcomes fans to watch their team make final preparations for the tournament by attending select open practice times.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Practices will be held from 10:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.

10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Gate 1 of Xcel Energy Center opens at 9:30 a.m. The venue will close at 3:15 p.m.
Teams will be posted when practice times are determined.

Friday, March 23, 2019
Practices will be held from 9:15 a.m. - 1 p.m.
9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 
10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

Gate 1 of Xcel Energy Center opens at 9 a.m. The venue will close at 1:15 p.m.
Teams will be posted when practice times are determined.

All practices on March 23, 2019 will be closed to the public.

2019 NCHC Awards Celebration

The 2019 NCHC Awards Celebration will take place on Thursday, March 21 at the Science Museum of Minnesota. For more information on the Awards Celebration, please contact [email protected].

Fan Hotels

Discounted hotel rooms are available for fans attending the 2019 NCHC Frozen Faceoff at select hotels in downtown Saint Paul through Visit Saint Paul. This special link to the discounted room rates for Frozen Faceoff fans has been set up to book your hotel.

Bag Policy

To provide a safer environment and significantly expedite guest entry into the arena, Xcel Energy Center encourages you to not bring a bag to the event or to limit the size of the bag that you bring. Should you choose to bring a bag, we encourage using a clear tote (plastic, vinyl or PVC) that does not exceed 12" x 6" x 12" or a maximum oneSave gallon size plastic storage bag. Small bags or clutch purses no larger than 5" x 8" are permitted. Oversized bags and backpacks are prohibited.

Xcel Energy Center Bag Policy - Dimensions and Examples

Mobile Entry

Pro tip for faster mobile entry: Add your tickets to your phone's "wallet" and have a fully charged battery.

Mobile tickets are like an airline boarding pass which can be accessed with a smartphone via the Ticketmaster app or mobile site in a QR code format and scanned at the gate for entry.

Once you are within 48 hours of your event, log on to your Ticketmaster account and add the mobile tickets to your Apple Wallet/Google Wallet app. Once you have added to the app, your QR code will be accessible for entry. This bypasses the need for Wi-Fi or cellular data at the gates.

Guests are reminded to fully charge their smartphones prior to arriving at the venue in order to access mobile tickets. Click here for more information.




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