Tonight the UNH Men's hockey team begins a best of three series against Merrimack in the opening round of the Hockey East playoffs.

They played twice this season with the Wildcats winning 4-2, and then they tied 3-3.

UNH comes in as the 10th seed while Merrimack is 7th. Game 1 is tonight (Thursday), game 2 tomorrow night and if necessary they will play again Sunday.

All games start at 7PM and are at Lawler Rink.