The road to the Frozen Four begins Friday.

Five Hockey East teams — the most of any conference in the country — will represent the conference when the NCAA tournament regionals kick off this weekend.

Boston College, the No. 1 seed in the Northeast Regional in Worcester, will face Denver on Saturday. UMass-Lowell, coming off its second consecutive Hockey East championship, will square off against Minnesota State-Mankato following BC’s game.

Check out the other key matchups this weekend in a preview of the NCAA tourney in the video above.