The NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament have 104 BCHL alumni that qualified for college hockey’s biggest event.

All 16 teams competing in the tournament have at least one former BCHL player on the roster, so lets take a look at the opening-round matchups and what familiar faces BCHL fans can expect to see.

All games can be viewed in Canada on TSN+.

Manchester Regional – Manchester, N.H.

#2 Boston University vs. #3 Western Michigan University
Thursday, Mar. 23 at 11 a.m. PT

Boston University:

Jamie Armstrong (Penticton)
Tristan Amonte (Penticton Vees)
Sean Driscoll (Cowichan Valley Capitals)
Vinny Duplessis (Merritt Centennials)
Lachlan Getz (Chilliwack Chiefs)
Jay O’Brien (Penticton Vees)
Cade Webber (Penticton Vees)

Western Michigan:

Carter Berger (Victoria)
Trevor Bishop (Victoria)
Zak Galambos (Wenatchee)
Hugh Larkin (Cowichan Valley)
Lucas Matta (Salmon Arm)
Ryan McAllister (Prince George)
Jamie Rome (Victoria)
Theo Thrun (Cranbrook)
Tim Washe (Nanaimo)
Ethan Wolthers (Wenatchee)

#1 University of Denver vs. #4 Cornell University
Thursday, Mar. 23 at 2:30 p.m. PT


Carter King (Surrey)
Owen Ozar (Trail)
Massimo Rizzo (Penticton, Coquitlam, Chilliwack)


Ben Berard (Powell River)
Sean Donaldson (Trail, Prince George, Nanaimo)
Kyler Kovich (Nanaimo)
Jack Lagerstrom (Penticton)
Sullivan Mack (Salmon Arm)
Peter Muzyka (Penticton)
Jack O’Brien (Nanaimo Clippers)
Kyle Penney (Chilliwack)
Jimmy Rayhill (Alberni Valley)

Fargo Regional – Fargo, N.D.

#2 St. Cloud State University vs. #3 Minnesota State University
Thursday, Mar. 23 at 2 p.m. PT

St. Cloud State:

Dylan Anhorn (Prince George Spruce Kings)
Grant Cruikshank (Penticton Vees)
Brady Ziemer (Merritt Centennials)

Minnesota State:

Steven Bellini (Coquitlam Express)
Adam Eisele (Penticton Vees)
Christian Fitzgerald (Surrey Eagles)
Connor Gregga (Coquitlam Express)
Akito Hirose (Salmon Arm Silverbacks)
Jake Livingstone (Langley Rivermen)
Sam Morton (Wenatchee Wild)
Keenan Rancier (Victoria/Prince George)
Ryan Sandelin (Penticton Vees)
David Silye (Nanaimo/Penticton)
Lucas Sowder (Wenatchee Wild)
Simon Tassy (Salmon Arm Silverbacks)
Luc Wilson (Cowichan Valley/Penticton)

#1 University of Minnesota vs. #4 Canisius College
Thursday, Mar. 23 at 6 p.m. PT


Charlie Strobel (Trail Smoke Eaters)


Hunter Andrew (Powell River Kings)
Stefano Bottini (Penticton Vees)
Tyrell Buckley (Merritt Centennials)
John Hawthorne (Alberni Valley Bulldogs)
Christian MacDougall (Coquitlam Express)
Keaton Mastrodonato (Alberni Valley Bulldogs)
David Melaragni (Nanaimo/Cowichan Valley)
Ryan Miotto (Chilliwack, Penticton, Alberni Valley)
Cody Schiavon (Surrey/Trail)

Bridgeport Regional – Bridgeport, Conn.

#2 Harvard University vs. #3 Ohio State University
Friday, Mar. 24 at 11 a.m. PT


Tommy Lyons (Chilliwack Chiefs)

Ohio State:

Reilly Herbst (Vernon Vipers)
Evan McIntyre (Penticton Vees)

#1 Quinnipiac University vs. #4 Merrimack College
Friday, Mar. 24 at 2:30 p.m.


Noah Altman (Wenatchee Wild)
Skyler Brind’Amour (Chilliwack Chiefs)
Desi Burgart (Penticton/Surrey)
Matthew Campbell (Coquitlam Express)
Ethan de Jong (Prince George Spruce Kings)
Christophe Fillion (Wenatchee Wild)
TJ Friedmann (Victoria Grizzlies)
Jayden Lee (Langley/Powell River)
Charles-Alexis Legault (West Kelowna Warriors)
Michael Lombardi (West Kelowna Warriors)
Zach Metsa (Merritt Centennials)
Yaniv Perets (Penticton Vees)
Jacob Quillan (Penticton Vees)
Cristophe Tellier (Wenatchee/Surrey)


Zach Borgiel (Cowichan Valley Capitals)
Ben Brar (Penticton/Prince George)
Will Calverley (Chilliwack Chiefs)
Tristan Crozier (Nanaimo Clippers)
Corey Cunningham (Prince George/Trail)
Slava Demin (Wenatchee Wild)
Christian Felton (Vernon Vipers)
Trevor Griebel (Wenatchee Wild)
Devlin O’Brien (Penticton Vees)
Tyler Young (Wenatchee Wild)

Allentown Regional – Allentown, Penn.

#2 Penn State University vs. #3 Michigan Tech University
Friday, Mar. 24 at 2 p.m.

Penn State:

Ashton Calder (Surrey Eagles)
Kenny Johnson (Penticton/Victoria)
Liam Souliere (Victoria Grizzlies)
Kevin Wall (Chilliwack Chiefs)

Michigan Tech:

Ryan O’Connell (Penticton Vees)
Evan Orr (Prince George Spruce Kings)
Levi Stauber (West Kelowna Warriors)

#1 University of Michigan vs. #4 Colgate University
Friday, Mar. 24 at 5:30 p.m.


Kienan Draper (Chilliwack Chiefs)
Nick Granowicz (Merritt Centennials)
Steve Holtz (Penticton Vees)
Jay Keranen (Prince George Spruce Kings)
Philippe Lapointe (Trail Smoke Eaters)
Tyler Shea (Wenatchee Wild)


Alex DiPaolo (Coquitlam, Penticton, Victoria)
PJ Garrett (Powell River Kings)
Levi Glasman (Trail/Powell River)
Simon Labelle (Prince George Spruce Kings)
Ryan McGuire (Penticton Vees)
Daniel Panetta (Salmon Arm Silverbacks)
Ben Raymond (Powell River Kings)
Matthew Verboon (Salmon Arm Silverbacks)
Liam Watson-Brawn (Prince George Spruce Kings)