The UConn hockey team will face 10 NCAA Tournament teams in the 2016-17 season, including two Frozen Four clubs, Quinnipiac and Boston College.
In addition to their 22-game Hockey East schedule, the Huskies will take on teams from the Big Ten, ECAC, NCHC, Atlantic Hockey and the WCHA.
For the first time in six seasons the Huskies will open at home, hosting Alabama Huntsville at the XL Center on Oct. 7-8. Those will be the first of 14 home games for the Huskies. The Huskies averaged 5,129 fans last season, second in Hockey East. UMass-Lowell led Hockey East in home attendance at 5,592.
The Huskies then play nonconference games on the road at Colgate and RIT on Oct....