1991 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

The 1991 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the 20th CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament. It was played between March 1 and March 9, 1991. 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, Lake Superior State received the Central Collegiate Hockey Association's automatic bid to the 1991 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Format

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 1991 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Conference Standings[4]

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
Lake Superior State†*3226245618177453654252122
Michigan322453511781074734103248162
Ferris State3215125351221114223145174144
Western Michigan3216142341211154222173161161
Michigan State3214135331301014017185155130
Bowling Green3213172281231444015232149190
Ohio State32919422991584011254135209
Illinois-Chicago329212201121503813232143165
Miami32326397818137529397219
Championship: Lake Superior State
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion

Bracket

  Quarterfinals
March 1–3
Semifinals
March 7
Championship
March 9
                               
  1 Lake Superior State 5 3 1 Lake Superior State 11  
8 Illinois–Chicago 3 1 4 Western Michigan 4  
  2 Michigan 5 9
7 Ohio State 4 4     1 Lake Superior State 6*
  2 Michigan 5
  3 Ferris State 5 3*
6 Bowling Green 3 2
Consolation Game
  4 Western Michigan 4 4 2 Michigan 4
5 Michigan State 3 2 3 Ferris State 2   3 Ferris State 1
4 Western Michigan 2*

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

First Round

(1) Lake Superior State vs. (8) Illinois–Chicago

Lake Superior State won series 2–0

(2) Michigan vs. (7) Ohio State

Michigan won series 2–0

(3) Ferris State vs. (6) Bowling Green

Ferris State won series 2–0

(4) Western Michigan vs. (5) Michigan State

Western Michigan won series 2–0

Semifinals

(1) Lake Superior State vs. (4) Western Michigan

(2) Michigan vs. (3) Ferris State

Consolation Game

(3) Ferris State vs. (4) Western Michigan

Championship

(1) Lake Superior State vs. (2) Michigan

Tournament awards

All-Tournament Team[4]

MVP[5]

References

  1. "Lake Superior Men's Team History". Retrieved 2014-04-23.
  2. "Jeff Jackson Year-by-Year Coaching Record". Retrieved 2014-04-23.
  3. "CCHA Tournament MVP". eliteprospects.com. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
  4. "2012-13 CCHA Media Guide". ISSUU.com. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
  5. "CCHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archive. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
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