Frozen Four set to feature multiple Chicago Blackhawks' prospects

The NCAA Tournament for men's hockey opened play this past weekend, and while only a few Blackhawks' prospects and their teams remain, there were still plenty of contributions from those that made the tournament.

Boston University Terriers v Boston College Eagles
Boston University Terriers v Boston College Eagles / Winslow Townson/GettyImages
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The Boston Terriers and forward Ryan Greene picked up a 6-3 win over RIT, then topped Minnesota by the same score to advance to the Frozen Four on April 11. In the opening-round win vs. RIT, Greene picked up a beautiful unassisted goal to extend Boston's lead to 2-0 in the first period.

Greene went 8-for-15 on faceoffs and added one block against RIT, then followed that up by winning 12-of-19 faceoffs against Minnesota on Saturday night.

Although it was a mostly quiet weekend for forward Aidan Thompson of the Denver Pioneers, Thompson still made his presence felt in the faceoff circle and helped the Pioneers advance to the Frozen Four with wins over UMass and Cornell.

In the opening round win against UMass, Thompson 9-for-18 in the faceoff circle and added one block to his line. Against Cornell, Thompson went 4-of-9 on faceoffs to bring his weekend total to 13-for-27.