BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — College hockey is right around the corner for WNY teams as the Atlantic Hockey Association announced Thursday that the 2020-21 season will begin the weekend of November 13-14th.
Here's how the schedule will work:
- Teams will play a minimum of 24 games and a maximum of 28 games
- Teams will be separated into Eastern and Western pods
- Each team will play each team in their pod five times for a total of 20 games
- Each team will also play Air Force for a pair of games and a two-game set against LIU
The Eastern pod will consist of AIC, Army, Bentley, Holy Cross, and Sacred Heart. The Western pod will consist of Canisius, Mercyhurst, Niagara, RIT, and Robert Morris.
The Atlantic Hockey Tournament is still scheduled to be played at LECOM HarborCenter.