Hockey East's athletic directors voted earlier this week to finalize a new 12-team playoff formatt, with Connecticut joining the conference this upcoming season, sources have told College Hockey News.The only notable change is the first round, which will now include a best-of-three playoff series, as opposed ot the single-elimination round in this past season's 11-team tournament.All 12 programs ...

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