Following the 2014 championship at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, the 2015 semifinals and final will take place at TD Garden in Boston, and the 2016 championship will be contested at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. The 2017 gathering will be held at the United Center in Chicago for the first time ever, and then 2018 will see the tournament return to St. Paul, Minn.
Boston last hosted the Frozen Four in 2004, when Denver scored its first NCAA title in more than 30 years. Tampa hosted for the first time in 2012, when Boston College won its third national championship in five seasons, and Minnesota-Duluth claimed its first NCAA crown in 2011 when the festivities were last held in St. Paul.
Yale won its first-ever national title last season, defeating ECAC rival Quinnipiac in the championship game in Pittsburgh.