2021 Men’s Beanpot Tournament canceled due to COVID-19

2021 Men’s Beanpot Tournament canceled due to COVID-19
Northeastern players celebrate after defeating Boston University in double overtime during the Beanpot Tournament championship NCAA college hockey game in Boston, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) (Michael Dwyer/AP)

BOSTON — The 2021 Men’s Beanpot Tournament has been canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Boston College, Boston University, Harvard University and Northeastern University all participate in the college hockey tournament, which takes place on the first two Mondays of February each year.

The men’s tournament, which takes place at Boston’s TD Garden, will resume in 2022 the stadium announced in a tweet.

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The announcement comes days after the Ivy League, which Harvard University is a part of, said that the conference had canceled winter sports.

There has been no official announcement yet on the status of the Women’s Beanpot Tournament, according to one official from Hockey East, the conference that Boston College, Boston University and Northeastern University are all a part of. That tournament, which is usually held on the first two Tuesdays in February, rotates between the home rinks of each of the four schools by year, instead of being held at TD Garden.

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