Here's what's important at each regional site this weekend. Read about what you need to know, plus a look at how each team could advance or get tripped up.
Denver is the top pick in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association this season, but that means the Pioneers probably won't end up on top.
Boston University is looking to repeat as national champion. But with some of their top players off to the pros and plenty of pressure coming from their Hockey East foes, the Terriers have a tough road ahead of them.
ECAC Hockey is a goaltender's league, and nobody in the conference fills the position better than Cornell and Princeton.
Between Jacques Lamoureux and Andrew Volkening, Air Force is primed to keep control of Atlantic Hockey once again for the 2009-10 men's season.
Bemidji State made a run to the Frozen Four last year, but key losses will leave the Beavers behind Niagara in the final season of the CHA.
The CCHA is headlined by the strong return of Miami University. But will anything satisfy the RedHawks this season except a national championship?
Inside College Hockey previews the 2009-10 men's hockey season with its preseason All-America first-, second- and third-team picks, as well as its All-Rookie selections.
There's more than enough talent at this weekend's NCAA men's hockey tournament. But as the regionals kick off Friday, which teams can handle themselves -- and the pressure?
Men's hockey conference tournaments are kicking off this weekend with Atlantic Hockey, CCHA and ECAC Hockey. Inside College Hockey has everything you need to know for the first rounds.