Men's hockey team celebrating win

Princeton men's hockey team to face Ohio State in NCAA playoffs

March 19, 2018 9:31 a.m.

The Princeton men’s hockey team celebrates winning the ECAC championship Saturday, March 17, at Lake Placid, New York. The Tigers advance to the NCAA tournament and will play Ohio State in the opening round of the Midwest Regional on Saturday, March 24.

The Princeton men's hockey team will play Ohio State in the NCAA Midwest Regional tournament in Allentown, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, March 24. The game, beginning at 3:30 p.m., will be televised on the ESPNU network.

Princeton advanced to the NCAA playoffs by winning the ECAC Hockey title Saturday, March 17, defeating Clarkson 2-1 in overtime at Lake Placid, New York.

The Tigers (19-12-4) are seeded fourth in the regional tournament, while the Buckeyes (24-9-5) are seeded first.

Princeton will make its fourth NCAA men's hockey appearance, having competed in 1998, 2008 and 2009.