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CCHA Releases 2022-23 Conference Schedule

CCHA Releases 2022-23 Conference Schedule

Defending regular season and playoff champions Minnesota State University will begin their season against Bowling Green on Oct. 28-29.

May 5, 2022 by FloHockey Staff
CCHA Releases 2022-23 Conference Schedule

The Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) announced its 104-game conference schedule on Thursday. All eight CCHA teams will play a 26-game conference slate with the regular season champion being awarded the prestigious MacNaughton Cup, recognized as the premiere conference trophy in collegiate hockey.

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CCHA conference action begins Saturday, Oct. 1 when Northern Michigan University hosts Bowling Green State University for a pair of weekend games in Marquette. The Falcons will be the quickest to six conference games, having played three CCHA weekend series by Nov. 5.

As both the defending regular season and playoff champions, Minnesota State University will begin their second campaign in the CCHA against Bowling Green on Oct. 28-29.

The first time that all eight CCHA teams will battle in conference play on the same weekend will be Nov. 4-5 across three different states: Bemidji State University hosts Ferris State University for a pair of games and Minnesota State faces the University of St. Thomas in a home-and-home series in Minnesota, Northern Michigan visits Lake Superior State University in Michigan and Bowling Green hosts Michigan Tech University in Ohio.

For the second consecutive season, Michigan Technological University will welcome Bowling Green (Feb. 10-11) for the Huskies’ famed Winter Carnival weekend, the annual celebration that takes place every winter in Houghton, Michigan.

The CCHA regular season will come to a conclusion Feb. 25 with the team earning the most points being awarded the prestigious MacNaughton Cup.

The top four teams following regular-season action will host the opening round of the CCHA Playoffs March 3-5 with the winner of each best-of-three series advancing to the league semifinals. For the second consecutive year, both semifinals (Mar. 11) and final (Mar. 18) will be played as a single game at respective campus sites of the highest seeded team. The famed Mason Cup will be presented to the CCHA playoff champions, who will receive an automatic qualification to the 16-team NCAA Tournament.

The NCAA Tournament opens play Mar 23-26 with regional sites in Allentown, Penn., Bridgeport, Conn., Fargo, N.D., and Manchester, N.H.

The 2023 Frozen Four is set to take place at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. on April 6 & 8.

All dates and times listed are subject to change. All CCHA conference games will be streamed live on FloSports.tv and on the FloSports mobile & TV App. Non-conference games for CCHA members will be added upon announcements from each member.