The first round in the 2023 Division 1 NCAA Hockey Tournament's Bridgeport regional continued a trend seen throughout college hockey on Friday.
Ohio State steamrolled Harvard, 8-1, in the first game. Then, in the second game, Quinnipiac took down Merrimack, 5-0.
Also in action on Friday was the first round of the Allentown regional. Penn State took down Michigan Tech, 8-0, before Michigan crushed Colgate, 11-1.
At the end of the day, teams that won outscored teams that lost 32-2.
Here are three takeaways from Friday's Bridgeport regional action.