The Beanpot, as its known in Boston, is one of the premiere hockey tournaments in the country. The Beanpot is a competition each February among the four major college hockey schools in Boston. The Beanpot has been played since the early 1950's.
Beanpot Tournament Competitors
- Boston University Terriers
- Boston College Eagles
- Harvard University Crimson
- Northeastern University Huskies
Beanpot Tournament Format
It is a four-game tournament where two schools match up in the first-round (which is set by an annual rotation). The two winning teams play each other for the Beanpot championship, while the two first-round losers play in a spirited consolation match.