1976 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

The 1976 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the fifth CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament. It was played between March 18 and March 21, 1976. All games were played at St. Louis Arena in St. Louis, Missouri, the home venue of the St. Louis Billikens.

Format

The tournament featured two rounds of play. Only the top four teams in the conference standings were eligible for postseason play. In the semifinal the first and fourth seeds and the second and third seeds were matched as opponents in single game series with the winners advancing to the Championship. In the finals the teams played a 2 game series where the squad that score the most combined goals would be crowned champion.

Conference Standings[2]

Note: GP = Games Played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; PTS = Points; GF = Goals For; GA = Goals Against

Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Bowling Green16114123804432219219890
Saint Louis*1610512176514124152193139
Lake Superior State169701859553720161185172
Western Michigan1661001262753418142176158
Ohio State1631306491013418151213155
Championship: Saint Louis
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion

Bracket

  Semifinals
March 18
Championship
March 20–21
                   
  1 Bowling Green 2  
  4 Western Michigan 3*    
      2 Saint Louis 2 13
      4 Western Michigan 2 2
  2 Saint Louis 9    
  3 Lake Superior State 1  

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Semifinals

(1) Bowling Green vs. (4) Western Michigan

(2) Saint Louis vs. (3) Lake Superior State

Championship

(2) Saint Louis vs. (4) Western Michigan

Saint Louis won series 15-4

Tournament awards

MVP[3]

  • None

References

  1. "Bill Selman Year-by-Year Coaching Record". Retrieved 2014-04-23.
  2. "2012-13 CCHA Media Guide". ISSUU.com. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
  3. "CCHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archive. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
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