August 30, 2021

B1G Schedule Announced for 2021-22


Schedule Online

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Big Ten released the men’s hockey conference schedule today, with Ohio State set to host 12 games in Value City Arena and travel for 12 more. The Buckeyes’ previously announced nonconference games include seven matchups in Columbus and three on the road. Times and broadcast information will be released at a later date.

After starting the year with four nonconference matchups, at Bentley Oct. 8-9 and vs. UConn Oct. 15-16, the Buckeyes will host four Big Ten games in a row. Two contests with Michigan State start B1G play Oct. 29-30, followed by a series against Penn State Nov. 5-6. The first road B1G series follows, as Ohio State will head to Minnesota Nov. 12-13.

A bye week is up next, along with a nonconference matchup with Mercyhurst in Columbus Thanksgiving weekend (Nov. 26-27). The December slate starts with a Big Ten road series at Notre Dame Dec. 3-4 before the Buckeyes welcome Michigan Dec. 10-11. A home-and-home series with Bowling Green Dec. 16-17 wraps up the first half of the season.

The Buckeyes return to action with out-of-conference games vs. LIU Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 in Columbus and they will then play 14 consecutive B1G contests. Three of the first four B1G series of 2022 will be on the road, with a home series vs. the Irish Jan. 14-15 and matchups at Wisconsin Jan. 7-8, at Michigan State Jan. 21-22 and at Penn State Jan. 28-29.

The regular season slate in Columbus closes with a four-game homestand, as the Buckeyes host Wisconsin Feb. 4-5 and Minnesota Feb. 11-12. The regular season ends for Ohio State at Michigan Feb. 18-19.

The Buckeyes have a bye the final week of the conference season before the Big Ten Tournament starts. A best-of-three series is set for March 4-6, with the semifinals March 12 and championship March 19. All tournament games will be played at campus sites.

Season tickets are on sale now for the Buckeyes’ home slate and can be purchased online:

Mini plans will be available starting Sept. 13 and single game tickets are set to go on sale Sept. 20.

Ohio State Men’s Hockey
2021-22 Schedule
Oct 8-9 at Bentley
Oct 15-16 vs. UConn
Oct. 29-30 vs. Michigan State
Nov. 5-6 vs. Penn State
Nov. 12-13 at Minnesota
Nov 26-27 vs. Mercyhurst
Dec. 3-4 at Notre Dame
Dec. 10-11 vs. Michigan
Dec 16 vs. Bowling Green
Dec 17 at Bowling Green
Dec 31/Jan. 1 vs. LIU
Jan. 7-8 at Wisconsin
Jan. 14-15 vs. Notre Dame
Jan. 21-22 at Michigan State
Jan. 28-29 at Penn State
Feb. 4-5 vs. Wisconsin
Feb. 11-12 vs. Minnesota
Feb. 18-19 at Michigan


Big Ten Tournament

Quarterfinals – March 4-6

Semifinal – March 12

Championship – March 19


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