AIC D-1 Men’s Ice Hockey Makes History, Block Party Planned for this Friday in Downtown Springfield

Springfield, MA – The Division I AIC Men’s Ice Hockey team made program history last weekend by clinching the 2019 regular season Atlantic Hockey Conference championship at the MassMutual Center.

The Yellow Jackets are now on their way to the playoffs, taking place the weekend of March 15, 2019 at the MassMutual Center.

American International College (AIC) and the Springfield Business Improvement District have teamed up to recognize this milestone with a block party. Join us on Friday, March 15 from 5 pm – 7 pm on Market Street in downtown Springfield for a celebration that will include a concert featuring Axis performing favorite classic rock songs along with food, beverages, and fun. The Shops at Marketplace and NOSH will be open. 

Free tickets to the playoff games are available at the Springfield Regional Visitor Center located at 1319 Main Street, Springfield, MA. The Visitor Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am – 6 pm.

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Additional information and photos may be requested from Bridget Delaney of the Springfield Business Improvement District at