Quick. What is the best college hockey team in Boston? Fortunately we do not have to guess as the annual Beanpot Hockey Tournament determines what men’s and women’s hockey team gets to claim those bragging rights.
Yes, it is once again that time of year. It is time again for the annual Beanpot Hockey Tournament. The tournament gets underway tonight for the men with Northeastern playing Harvard at 5 PM and BC facing off against BU at 8 PM. The finals will be held on Monday, February 10, 2014 with the consolation game getting underway at 4:30 PM and the championship game following at 7:30 PM. All games are held at the TD Garden in Boston.
Defending champion Boston College is going for their fifth Beanpot championship in a row.
The women’s Beanpot Tournament gets underway tomorrow night, Tuesday, February 4, 2014 with Northeastern playing Harvard at 5 PM with BC / BU following at 8 PM. The consolation game will be played a week later on February 11, 2014 at 5 PM and the championship game following at 8 PM. All games will be played at BC’s Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill.
Defending champion Northeastern will be going for a third championship in a row.
In a city rich in sports traditions the annual Beanpot Hockey tournament ranks up their with the Boston Marathon and the Head of the Charles Regatta as one of the city’s preeminent sporting events.
Picture credits: The picture of the Northeastern women holding the Beanpot Trophy was taken by Lauren Siegert and is from Flickr. It is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.