The road to the Frozen Four begins today as four games, two of which feature Sharks prospects, are on the slate. Below you can find TV information and start times for all the games. Remember that all of these games are available on watchespn.com, assuming you have a cable subscription that grants access to ESPNU.
North Dakota vs. Northeastern
When: Friday, March 25, 11 a.m. PST.
Future Shark to watch: Gage Ausmus – D – 5th round 2013 (151), Junior
What we said: Gage Ausmus was voted captain by his teammates for his Junior season. Ausmus is a defensive defenseman with a simplistic style and great skating. His point totals last year were 2-4-6 and he was plus 15, this year's he's piled up nine assists and is a plus 12. He leads North Dakota with 81 blocked shots this season.
Providence vs. Minnesota-Duluth
When: Friday, March 25, 1:30 p.m. PST.
Notre Dame vs. Michigan
When: Friday, March 25, 2:30 p.m. PST.
Harvard vs. Boston College
When: Friday, March 25, 5 p.m. PST.
Future Shark to watch: Colin Blackwell – C – 7th round 2011 (194), Senior
What we said: Colin Blackwell is listed at 5’9" and is an undersized center with a scoring touch. His stats last season were 6-13-19 which have significantly increased to 19-39-58 this season. Harvard open’s the NCAA tournament Friday against Boston College in Worcester, MA.
We'll have a results post up tonight, but feel free to use this post as a place to talk about the games you're watching. I'll put up a post for each day of the tournament for similar purposes. Enjoy!