SAINT PAUL, Minn. - Fans that purchase all-session tickets to the 2018 NCHC Frozen Faceoff prior to Dec. 31, 2017 will become Priority Ticket Members and receive several additional perks surrounding the event, as well as be entered into a drawing to win great prizes, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) announced Tuesday. The NCHC's two-day championship tournament is set for Friday and Saturday, March 16-17, 2018 at Xcel Energy Center, the home of the NHL's Minnesota Wild.
Any fan that purchases a four-game ticket package prior to the end of the 2017 year will receive a free limited edition commemorative Frozen Faceoff poster and complimentary game program at the tournament. Priority Ticket Members will also receive a coupon for a discount on NCHC merchandise at the Frozen Faceoff and specials at local Saint Paul bars and restaurants during Frozen Faceoff weekend.
In addition, all Priority Ticket Members will be entered into a drawing for three great prize packages with one random winner for each prize pack. The three prize packages are:
- Two (2) tickets to an agreed upon Minnesota Wild game and an autographed Wild jersey
- Two (2) nights hotel stay in Saint Paul on Frozen Faceoff weekend (March 16-17, 2018)
- A $250 Visit Saint Paul gift card package to Saint Paul bars and restaurants
Those fans that have already purchased all-session tickets to the 2018 NCHC Frozen Faceoff are also considered Priority Ticket Members and will receive the additional perks and be entered into the drawing for one of the three prize packs, as well. The winners of the three prize packs will be announced and contacted directly after the drawing occurs in January. For more information and complete rules on the Priority Ticket Member perks and drawing for the prize packs, visit NCHCHockey.com/tickets.
All-session tickets to the 2018 NCHC Frozen Faceoff are on sale now. All-session tickets include two tickets: one ticket to see both semifinals on Friday, March 16 and one ticket to see the third-place game and championship on Saturday, March 17. On March 16, the first semifinal begins at 4:00 p.m. CT with the second game at 7:30 p.m. CT. The following day, the third-place game begins at 3:30 p.m. CT with the championship at 7:30 p.m. CT.
All-session tournament packages start at $55 and can be purchased at the Xcel Energy Center Box Office, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at ticketmaster.com. To charge by phone using Ticketmaster TDD/TTY, call 800-359-2525. For groups of 12 or more, call 651-312-3486. For suite rental information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. A link to the Xcel Energy Center seating chart can be found by clicking here.
Single, day-session tickets, if available, will go on sale to the public in February of 2018. Visit NCHCHockey.com/FrozenFaceoff for general information about the NCHC Tournament.
2018 Frozen Faceoff All-Session Ticket Pricing
Sections All-Session Price
*On The Glass $385
Lower level and Club level side sections $140
Lower level and Club level corners $95
Club level ends $85
Lower level ends - lower rows $75
Lower level ends - upper rows $55
*On the Glass tickets receive seats in the first row of the 100-level sections plus access to the Audi quattro Club during the tournament with complimentary beer, wine, soda and food.
Along with the four hockey games at Xcel Energy Center, an NCHC Fan Fest will be held prior to games each day. Other events, including the annual NCHC Awards Celebration and the Official Post-Game Party location, surrounding the 2018 Frozen Faceoff will be announced at a later date.
Fans looking to reserve a hotel room for the Frozen Faceoff in Saint Paul can get a discounted rate at select hotels through a special fan hotel website created by Visit Saint Paul.
The NCHC is home to three of the top five teams in the country in this week's USCHO.com Poll, while five NCHC teams are ranked in the top-20 poll and all eight teams are receiving votes.