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.
|1991 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|
|Dates||March 1–9, 1991|
|Finals site||Joe Louis Arena|
|Champions||Lake Superior State (1st title)|
|Winning coach||Jeff Jackson (1st title)|
|MVP||Clayton Beddoes (Lake Superior 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 1991 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||26||2||4||56||181||77||45||36||5||4||252||122|
|Championship: Lake Superior State|
† indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
|1||Lake Superior State||5||3||–||1||Lake Superior State||11|
|7||Ohio State||4||4||–||1||Lake Superior State||6*|
|5||Michigan State||3||2||–||3||Ferris State||2||3||Ferris State||1|
Note: * denotes overtime period(s)
(1) Lake Superior State vs. (8) Illinois–Chicago
|Lake Superior State||5 – 3||Illinois–Chicago||Taffy Abel Arena|
|Lake Superior State||3 – 1||Illinois–Chicago||Taffy Abel Arena|
|Lake Superior State won series 2–0|
(2) Michigan vs. (7) Ohio State
|Michigan||5 – 4||Ohio State||Yost Ice Arena|
|Michigan||9 – 4||Ohio State||Yost Ice Arena|
|Michigan won series 2–0|
(3) Ferris State vs. (6) Bowling Green
|Ferris State||5 – 3||Bowling Green||Ewigleben Arena|
|Ferris State||3 – 2||OT||Bowling Green||Ewigleben Arena|
|Ferris State won series 2–0|
(4) Western Michigan vs. (5) Michigan State
|Western Michigan||4 – 3||Michigan State||Lawson Arena|
|Western Michigan||4 – 2||Michigan State||Lawson Arena|
|Western Michigan won series 2–0|
(1) Lake Superior State vs. (4) Western Michigan
|March 7||Lake Superior State||11 – 4||Western Michigan||Joe Louis Arena|
(2) Michigan vs. (3) Ferris State
|March 7||Michigan||4 – 2||Ferris State||Joe Louis Arena|
(3) Ferris State vs. (4) Western Michigan
|March 9||Ferris State||1 – 2||OT||Western Michigan||Joe Louis Arena|
(1) Lake Superior State vs. (2) Michigan
|March 9||Lake Superior State||6 – 5||OT||Michigan||Joe Louis Arena|
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