The Wildcats head into Friday's game on the No. 4 seed with a record of 20-11-7 and a 14-7-6 mark in conference play. UNH swept Providence College in the Hockey East quarterfinals and have advanced to the semifinals for the fifth straight season. UNH is 7-1-3 in its last 11 games and with the win on Friday night vs. the Friars, UNH has posted its 10th straight 20-win season.
UNH won the season series, 2-1, with the Terriers (23-9-4, 17-7-3 HE) winning the first two meetings on Nov. 11 (3-2), Feb. 17 (7-4) at Agganis Arena and losing the game at the Whittemore Center, 3-2 on Feb. 18.
In the second semifinal, No. 3 seed Boston College (22-11-3, 17-8-2 HE) will play No. 2 seed Maine (26-10-2, 17-8-2 HE) at 8 p.m.
Hockey East Championship tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster and at the TD Banknorth Garden box office. Ticketmaster can be reached online at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling (617) 931-2000.
The ticket prices of $15 and $25 per seat in the balcony or $34 per seat in the loge include admission to both semifinal games.
Winners of the semifinals will advance to the title game at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 18th, to determine the winner of the 2006 Lamoriello Trophy.
Ticket prices will again be $15 and $25 for balcony seats and $34 for loge. For both events, a $5 discount on balcony seats will be available to groups of 15 or more people and to students with a valid ID from any Hockey East member institution.