1990 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament
The 1990 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the 19th CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament. It was played between March 2 and March 10, 1990. 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 1990 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.
|1990 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|
|Dates||March 2–10, 1990|
|Finals site||Joe Louis Arena|
|Champions||Michigan State (7th title)|
|Winning coach||Ron Mason (10th title)|
|MVP||Peter White (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 1990 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||24||6||2||50||169||91||46||33||10||3||246||138|
|Championship: Michigan State|
† indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
|1||Michigan State||6||13||–||1||Michigan State||4*|
|2||Lake Superior State||5||7||–|
|2||Lake Superior State||3|
|4||Michigan||5||8||–||2||Lake Superior State||4|
|5||Western Michigan||3||2||–||3||Bowling Green||2||3||Bowling Green||4|
Note: * denotes overtime period(s)
(1) Michigan State vs. (8) Ferris State
|Michigan State||6 – 4||Ferris State||Munn Ice Arena|
|Michigan State||13 – 1||Ferris State||Munn Ice Arena|
|Michigan State won series 2–0|
(2) Lake Superior State vs. (7) Miami
|Lake Superior State||5 – 3||Miami||Taffy Abel Arena|
|Lake Superior State||7 – 4||Miami||Taffy Abel Arena|
|Lake Superior State won series 2–0|
(3) Bowling Green vs. (6) Ohio State
|Bowling Green||7 – 1||Ohio State||BGSU Ice Arena|
|Bowling Green||6 – 5||Ohio State||BGSU Ice Arena|
|Bowling Green won series 2–0|
(4) Michigan vs. (5) Western Michigan
|Michigan||5 – 3||Western Michigan||Yost Ice Arena|
|Michigan||8 – 2||Western Michigan||Yost Ice Arena|
|Michigan won series 2–0|
(1) Michigan State vs. (4) Michigan
|March 8||Michigan State||4 – 3||OT||Michigan||Joe Louis Arena|
(2) Lake Superior State vs. (3) Bowling Green
|March 8||Lake Superior State||4 – 2||Bowling Green||Joe Louis Arena|
(3) Bowling Green vs. (4) Michigan
|March 10||Bowling Green||4 – 5||Michigan||Joe Louis Arena|
(1) Michigan State vs. (2) Lake Superior State
|March 10||Michigan State||4 – 3||Lake Superior State||Joe Louis Arena|
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