2021 NCAA Division I Men's Frozen Four

Pittsburgh is excited to welcome the best in NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey to The City of Champions!

The 2021 NCAA Division I Men’s Frozen Four will take place April 8 & 10 at PPG Paints Arena, home of the five-time Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh PenguinsRobert Morris University and SportsPITTSBURGH are proud to again serve as hosts of this exciting championship event.

Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, ticket opportunities are currently limited for the event. We recognize the uncertainty caused by the pandemic, and we will provide timely updates as more information becomes available.

Book Your Stay

Pittsburgh has a variety of fantastic hotels to choose from during your stay. Enjoy a hockey weekend in Pittsburgh with a special hotel event rate.

The Road to Pittsburgh

The National Championship game is set! Tune into ESPN on Saturday, April 10 at 7 pm EST as the University of Massachusetts and St. Cloud University face off for the national title.  

Sixteen teams competed in a single-elimination tournament. Of those 16 teams, six conference champions received automatic qualification bids while the remaining best 10 were selected at-large by the NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Committee.

University of Massachusetts, University of Minnesota Duluth, Minnesota State University and St. Cloud University earned a spot in the 2021 NCAA Men’s Frozen Four, and we’re excited to welcome all four teams to The City of Champions! 

Fan Zone

Celebrate the Frozen Four this week with downloadable custom backgrounds! Enjoy a variety of Frozen Four Pittsburgh or team-specific backgrounds available below.

2021 Frozen Four Backgrounds

Frozen Four Trophy PGH Skyline Frozen Four

University of Massachusetts Backgrounds

Frozen Four Trophy - UMASS PGH Skyline Frozen Four - UMASS

University of Minnesota Duluth Backgrounds

Frozen Four Trophy - MINNESOTA - DULUTH PGH Skyline Frozen Four - MINNESOTA - DULUTH

Minnesota State University Backgrounds

Frozen Four Trophy - MNSU PGH Skyline Frozen Four - MNSU

St. Cloud University Backgrounds

Frozen Four Trophy - STCLOUD PGH Skyline Frozen Four - STCLOUD

To Use with Zoom

  1. Open your Zoom account (or create one for free at https://zoom.us/signup)
  2. Click on the “Settings” button (a grey gear)
  3. Under settings, click “Virtual Background” tab
  4. You will see a small plus sign (+). Click this and select the new background photos. Photos can only be uploaded one at a time.
  5. When you are in a Zoom meeting, you can update or change your background by clicking the up arrow (next to Stop Video icon) and then click “Choose Virtual Background”


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