1983 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament
The 1983 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the 12th CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament. It was played between March 4 and March 12, 1983. First round games were played at campus sites, while 'final four' games were played at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. By winning the tournament, Michigan State received the Central Collegiate Hockey Association's automatic bid to the 1983 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.
|1983 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|
|Dates||March 4–12, 1983|
|Finals site||Joe Louis Arena|
|Champions||Michigan State (2nd title)|
|Winning coach||Ron Mason (5th title)|
|MVP||Mike David (Bowling Green)|
CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournaments
The tournament featured three rounds of play. The four teams that finished below eighth place in the standings were not eligible for postseason play. In the quarterfinals, the first and eighth seeds, the second and seventh seeds, the third seed and sixth seeds and the fourth seed and fifth seeds played a two-game series where the team that scored the higher number of goals after the games was declared the victor and advanced to the semifinals. In the semifinals, the remaining highest and lowest seeds and second highest and second lowest seeds play a single-game, with the winners advancing to the finals. The tournament champion receives an automatic bid to the 1983 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.
Note: GP = Games Played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; PTS = Points; GF = Goals For; GA = Goals Against
|Lake Superior State||32||10||21||1||21||110||140||36||12||23||1||131||157|
|Championship: Michigan State|
† indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
|1||Bowling Green||8||7||–||1||Bowling Green||3|
|8||Notre Dame||3||2||–||5||Northern Michigan||0|
|7||Ferris State||4||1||–||1||Bowling Green||3|
|4||Michigan Tech||2||3||–||2||Michigan State||8|
|5||Northern Michigan||3||3||–||3||Ohio State||3||3||Ohio State||8|
Note: * denotes overtime period(s)
(1) Bowling Green vs. (8) Notre Dame
|Bowling Green||8 – 3||Notre Dame||BGSU Ice Arena|
|Bowling Green||7 – 2||Notre Dame||BGSU Ice Arena|
|Bowling Green won series 15–5|
(2) Michigan State vs. (7) Ferris State
|Michigan State||2 – 4||Ferris State||Munn Ice Arena|
|Michigan State||5 – 1||Ferris State||Munn Ice Arena|
|Michigan State won series 7–5|
(3) Ohio State vs. (6) Miami
|Ohio State||6 – 2||Miami||OSU Ice Rink|
|Ohio State||4 – 6||Miami||OSU Ice Rink|
|Ohio State won series 10–8|
(4) Michigan Tech vs. (5) Northern Michigan
|Michigan Tech||2 – 3||Northern Michigan||MacInnes Student Ice Arena|
|Michigan Tech||3 – 3||Northern Michigan||MacInnes Student Ice Arena|
|Northern Michigan won series 6–5|
(1) Bowling Green vs. (5) Northern Michigan
|March 10||Bowling Green||3 – 0||Northern Michigan||Joe Louis Arena|
(2) Michigan State vs. (3) Ohio State
|March 10||Michigan State||8 – 3||Ohio State||Joe Louis Arena|
(3) Ohio State vs. (5) Northern Michigan
|March 12||Ohio State||8 – 6||Northern Michigan||Joe Louis Arena|
(1) Bowling Green vs. (2) Michigan State
|March 12||Bowling Green||3 – 4||OT||Michigan State||Joe Louis Arena|
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