Notre Dame advances to Frozen Four National Championship in thrilling fashion, Michigan and Ohio State fall

Notre Dame advances to Frozen Four National Championship in thrilling fashion, Michigan and Ohio State fall

The 2018 Frozen Four got underway Thursday in St. Paul, Minn., and it featured three Big Ten teams in semifinal action.

Michigan, Notre Dame and Ohio State all represented the Big Ten, guaranteeing the conference a berth in Saturday’s National Championship. Minnesota-Duluth was the only non-Big Ten team represented. Get the full schedule and results for the Frozen Four here.

Minnesota-Duluth beat Ohio State 2-1 in the first semifinal, ending the Buckeyes’ season.

Notre Dame defeated Michigan 4-3 in the second semifinal with a thrilling finish, scoring the winning goal with five seconds remaining. The Irish will represent the Big Ten in the title game in their first season as a member of the conference.

Notre Dame faces Minnesota-Duluth for the national championship Saturday at 7:30 PM ET.

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