Bronco forward Frederik Tiffels readies for faceoff. Western Michigan University Athletics via YouTube.

The NCAA Collegiate Hockey tournament gets underway Friday night, and the 2nd seed WMU Broncos take on the U.S. Air Force in the Providence regional at 7:30. The live broadcast is on ESPN3.If you have the Watch ESPN app, you're golden, but if you don't, or want to watch with a group of fans, WMU has a list of confirmed places for watch parties.

The two local locations are Old Burdick's at the Radisson, Monelli's on S. Westnedge in Portage. If you're in Detroit or Chicago, there are watch parties there, too.

The game will also be replayed on ESPU at 8am, Saturday morning.