1985 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament
The 1985 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the 14th CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament. It was played between March 8 and March 16, 1985. 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 1985 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.
|1985 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|
|Dates||March 8–16, 1985|
|Finals site||Joe Louis Arena|
|Champions||Michigan State (4th title)|
|Winning coach||Ron Mason (7th title)|
|MVP||Norm Foster (Michigan State)|
CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournaments
The tournament featured three rounds of play. The team that finished below eighth place in the standings was 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 1985 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||21||11||0||42||147||120||44||27||16||1||190||160|
|Championship: Michigan State|
† indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
|1||Michigan State||4||7||–||1||Michigan State||8|
|2||Lake Superior State||3||7||–|
|2||Lake Superior State||1|
|4||Bowling Green||7||7||–||2||Lake Superior State||4|
|5||Illinois–Chicago||5||2||–||4||Bowling Green||1||4||Bowling Green||3|
Note: * denotes overtime period(s)
(1) Michigan State vs. (8) Miami
|Michigan State||4 – 3||Miami||Munn Ice Arena|
|Michigan State||7 – 1||Miami||Munn Ice Arena|
|Michigan State won series 11–4|
(2) Lake Superior State vs. (7) Michigan
|Lake Superior State||3 – 1||Michigan||Taffy Abel Arena|
|Lake Superior State||7 – 6||Michigan||Taffy Abel Arena|
|Lake Superior State won series 10–7|
(3) Western Michigan vs. (6) Ohio State
|Western Michigan||2 – 4||Ohio State||Lawson Arena|
|Western Michigan||5 – 4||OT||Ohio State||Lawson Arena|
|Ohio State won series 8–7|
(4) Bowling Green vs. (5) Illinois–Chicago
|Bowling Green||7 – 5||Illinois–Chicago||BGSU Ice Arena|
|Bowling Green||7 – 2||Illinois–Chicago||BGSU Ice Arena|
|Bowling Green won series 14–7|
(1) Michigan State vs. (6) Ohio State
|March 14||Michigan State||8 – 0||0||Ohio State||Joe Louis Arena|
(2) Lake Superior State vs. (4) Bowling Green
|March 14||Lake Superior State||4 – 1||Bowling Green||Joe Louis Arena|
(4) Bowling Green vs. (6) Ohio State
|March 16||Bowling Green||4 – 7||Ohio State||Joe Louis Arena|
(1) Michigan State vs. (2) Lake Superior State
|March 16||Michigan State||5 – 1||Lake Superior State||Joe Louis Arena|
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