One of the longest-running tournaments in college hockey kicks off tonight at the TD Garden in Boston.
The Beanpot, the tournament that has crowned a top dog among the four Boston-based Division I programs, starts at 5 p.m. when the defending champion Huskies take on Harvard.
At 8 p.m., Boston University and Boston College square off for the battle of Commonwealth Avenue.
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BU has won the tournament 30 times since it started in 1952, but it hasn't won the tournament since 2015.
The championship will be played next Monday at 7:30 p.m.
The women's tournament kicks off Tuesday at Boston University's Walter Brown Arena. Northeastern and Harvard start at 5 p.m., and BC and BU play at 8 p.m. BU looks to defend their title this year, as last year was just their second-ever tournament championship.