1989 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament
The 1989 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the 18th CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament. It was played between March 3 and March 11, 1989. 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 1989 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.
|1989 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|
|Dates||March 3–11, 1989|
|Finals site||Joe Louis Arena|
|Champions||Michigan State (6th title)|
|Winning coach||Ron Mason (9th title)|
|MVP||Jason Muzzatti (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 best-of-three series, with the winners advancing 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 1989 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||19||7||6||44||128||90||46||29||11||6||186||129|
|Championship: Michigan State|
† indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
|1||Michigan State||9||11||–||1||Michigan State||3|
|8||Ohio State||5||4||–||5||Bowling Green||2|
|2||Lake Superior State||5||3||–|
|7||Ferris State||0||0||–||1||Michigan State||4|
|2||Lake Superior State||1|
|4||Michigan||4||4||2||2||Lake Superior State||6|
Note: * denotes overtime period(s)
(1) Michigan State vs. (8) Ohio State
|Michigan State||9 – 5||Ohio State||Munn Ice Arena|
|Michigan State||11 – 4||Ohio State||Munn Ice Arena|
|Michigan State won series 2–0|
(2) Lake Superior State vs. (7) Ferris State
|Lake Superior State||5 – 0||Ferris State||Taffy Abel Arena|
|Lake Superior State||3 – 0||Ferris State||Taffy Abel Arena|
|Lake Superior State won series 2–0|
(3) Illinois–Chicago vs. (6) Western Michigan
|Illinois–Chicago||8 – 4||Western Michigan||UIC Pavilion|
|Illinois–Chicago||4 – 6||Western Michigan||UIC Pavilion|
|Illinois–Chicago||6 – 2||Western Michigan||UIC Pavilion|
|Illinois–Chicago won series 2–1|
(4) Michigan vs. (5) Bowling Green
|Michigan||4 – 6||Bowling Green||Yost Ice Arena|
|Michigan||4 – 1||Bowling Green||Yost Ice Arena|
|Michigan||2 – 3||3OT||Bowling Green||Yost Ice Arena|
|Bowling Green won series 2–1|
(1) Michigan State vs. (5) Bowling Green
|March 9||Michigan State||3 – 2||Bowling Green||Joe Louis Arena|
(2) Lake Superior State vs. (3) Illinois–Chicago
|March 9||Lake Superior State||6 – 3||Illinois–Chicago||Joe Louis Arena|
(3) Illinois–Chicago vs. (5) Bowling Green
|March 11||Illinois–Chicago||3 – 5||Bowling Green||Joe Louis Arena|
(1) Michigan State vs. (2) Lake Superior State
|March 11||Michigan State||4 – 1||Lake Superior State||Joe Louis Arena|
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