The Hockey East tournament is just about upon us, as the 28th edition of the conference tournament is set to open on Thursday night.

Hockey East announced its seedings over the weekend, and they are listed below.

No. 1 Boston College versus No. 8 Massachusetts

No. 2 UMass-Lowell versus No. 7 Providence

No. 3 Boston University versus No. 6 New Hampshire

No. 4 Maine versus No. 5 Merrimack

UMass-Lowell and Providence will open the tournament on Thursday, and the rest of the matchups will begin on Friday night. 

NESN will broadcast Game 2 of the BU-UNH series on Saturday, March 10 at 4 p.m.