A tough first day in the NCAA Tournament for Hockey East teams. Defending champ Providence lost in double overtime, red hot Northeastern lost to North Dakota and Notre Dame also lost in overtime.

Boston College was the only Hockey East team to advance. The Eagles beat the ECAC's Harvard Crimson 4-1.

Two more Hockey East teams - BU and UMass Lowell open their NCAA play today.

NCAA MIDWEST REGIONAL Cincinnati, Ohio

North Dakota  6   Northeastern  2

Michigan  3   Notre Dame  2  (OT)

 

NCAA NORTHEAST REGIONAL Worcester, Mass

Minn-Duluth  2   Providence 1  (2OT)

Boston College  4  vs  Harvard  1

 

NOTE: NCAA East and West regionals begin on Saturday.