Frozen Four 2013: UMass-Lowell, Yale battle in first semifinal

Yale and UMass-Lowell hit the ice at 4:30 p.m. ET to kick off the 2013 Frozen Four.

PITTSBURGH -- The 2013 Frozen Four kicks off at 4:30 p.m. ET Thursday from Consol Energy Center with the Vegas-favorite UMass-Lowell River Hawks taking on the 15th-overall seeded Yale Bulldogs. It's the first ever Frozen Four game for UMass-Lowell, the 2013 Hockey East champions, and it's the first for the Bulldogs since the 1950s.

Here's a look at the lineups for Thursday's Frozen Four opener:

Yale Bulldogs

Charles Orzetti - Clinton Bourbonais - Antoine Laganiere
Kenny Agostino - Jesse Root - Andrew Miller
Josh Balch - Stu Wilson - Anthony Day
Trent Ruffolo - Carson Cooper - Matt Killian

Gus Young - Rob O'Gara
Tommy Fallen - Ryan Obuchowski
Colin Dueck - Mitch Witek

UMass-Lowell River Hawks

Ryan McGrath - Riley Wetmore - Derek Arnold
Scott Wilson - Michael Fallon - Terrence Wallin
Shayne Thompson - Colin Wright - Adam Chapie
A.J. White - Joseph Pendenza - Josh Holmstrom

Greg Amlong - Chad Ruhwedel
Joe Houk - Christian Folin
Zack Kamrass - Jake Suter

The Bulldogs are led in goal by senior Jeff Malcolm. The River Hawks are led by freshman Connor Hellebuyck. You can catch the action on ESPN2 in the United States and WatchESPN.com.

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