Tourney

2017 NEHC Tournament Information
photoNorwich captured the 2017 NEHC Tournament title

This serves as the conference championship tournament for all NCAA Division III members of the NEHC. All eight eligible teams advance to the postseason (Saint Anselm College and Saint Michael's College compete in the NE-10 Division II postseason tournament). The tournament occurs over three weekends with quarterfinals, semifinals and finals taking place at the highest seed. The winner of the tournament claims the NEHC's automatic-qualification bid to the DIII NCAA National Championship.

Quarterfinals: Saturday, Feb. 18
Semifinals: Saturday, Feb. 25
Finals: Saturday, March 4

All at Campus Sites of higher seeds

Full NEHC Tournament pairings listed below:

#1 Norwich (16-1-1) – bye into semifinals, will play lowest advancing seed.
#2 New England College (13-5-0) vs. #7 Southern Maine (5-12-1) – 7:00pm
#3 Babson (11-5-2) vs. #6 UMass Boston (7-9-2) – 7:00pm
#4 Castleton (9-5-4) vs. #5 Skidmore (9-6-3) – 7:00pm


2017 NEHC TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE
Day Date Visiting Team   Home Team   Time/Box Game Notes
Sat
02/18/17
Skidmore
2
at Castleton
7 Box NEHC Quarterfinal
Sat
02/18/17
UMass Boston
3
at Babson
7 Box NEHC Quarterfinal
Sat
02/18/17
Southern Maine
0
at New England College
3 Box NEHC Quarterfinal
Sat
02/25/17
Babson
2
at New England College
3 OT NEHC Semifinal
Sat
02/25/17
Castleton
2
at Norwich
5 NEHC Semifinal
Sat
03/04/17
New England College
1
at Norwich
4 NEHC Championship


 New England Hockey Conference All-Time Tournament Champions 
1966: Colby                            
1967: Merrimack                  
1968: Merrimack                   
1969: American International                               
1970: Vermont                      
1971: Bowdoin                     
1972: Massachusetts            
1973: Vermont                      
1974: Vermont                       
1975: Bowdoin                       
1976: Bowdoin                     
1977: Merrimack                    
1978: Bowdoin                       
1979: Lowell                          
1980: Merrimack                   
1981: Lowell                         
1982: Lowell                         
1983: Lowell                          
1984: Babson                          
1985: Salem                           
1986: Bowdoin 
1987: Merrimack                    
1988: Merrimack                    
1989: Merrimack                    
1990: American International                                  
1991: Middlebury                  
1992: Babson                         
1993: Bowdoin                       
1994: Salem                             
1995: Salem                         
1996: Amherst                     
1997: Colby                             
1998: Middlebury                     
1999: Norwich                    
2000: Norwich                      
2001: New England College               
2002: Norwich
2003: Norwich                      
2004: Norwich                       
2005: New England College                
2006: Norwich                      
2007: Babson                           
2008: Norwich                          
2009: Babson 
2010: Norwich                         
2011: Norwich                           
2012: Norwich                        
2013: Babson                          
2014: Babson                             
2015: Norwich
2016: UMass Boston
2017: Norwich
League name changed to New England Hockey Conference to begin 2015-2016 season