Yeah I told you mugs (haha) I would have the bracket out for this years frozen four, Hockey's version of the Final Four which starts Friday March 23. If you are wondering its much smaller then the field of 64 for basketball only 16 teams make it so here are my picks.
Northeast Region (Winners in bold)
First Round: (1)Boston College vs (4)Air Force; (2)Minnesota Duluth vs (3)Maine.
Second Round: (1)Boston College vs (2)Minnesota Duluth.
First Round: (2)Minnesota vs (3)Boston University; (1)North Dakota vs (4)Western Michigan.
Second Round: (2)Minnesota vs (1)North Dakota.
First Round: (1)Union (NY) vs (4)Michigan State; (2)Miami (OH) vs (3)Mass.-Lowell.
Second Round: (1)Union (NY) vs (2)Miami (OH).
First Round: (1)Michigan vs (4)Cornell; (2)Ferris State vs (3)Denver.
Second Round: (1)Michigan vs (3)Denver.
(1) Boston College vs (2) Minnesota
(1) Union (NY) vs (3) Denver
(1) Boston College vs (1) Union (NY) - Final Score 4-2
Should be a great tournament once it starts, I have been to two frozen four's one in Cincinnati and one in Columbus. Michigan won the tourney in Cinny in the mid 1990's and Denver won in the Frozen Four in Columbus. Funny that they are having the Frozen Four in Tampa Bay when the furthest south college program in Division 1 is actually in Alabama. Oh, well gotta spread the wealth that is hockey, the greatest sport on ice!