1993 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

The 1993 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the 22nd CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament. It was played between March 12 and March 21, 1993. First-round games were played at campus sites, while second-round and '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 1993 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Format

The tournament featured four rounds of play. The teams that finished in the top six in conference standings were allowed to choose their opponents in descending order for the first round. Alaska–Fairbanks was an affiliate member and allowed to compete in the conference tournament as the lowest seed. The first seed chose to play the eleventh seed, the second seed chose to play the tenth seed, third seed chose to play the ninth seed, the fourth seed chose to play the eighth seed, the fifth seed chose to play the seventh seed and the sixth seed played the twelfth seed in best-of-three series, with the winners advancing to the second round. The highest two remaining seeds received byes into the semifinal round while the remaining four teams competing in single-game second-round series. The highest and lowest non-advancing teams were matched against one another for one game while the remaining two teams competing in the other game. In the semifinals the higher automatic qualifier played the lower seed advancing from the second round while and second-highest and second-lowest seeds played each in a single game to determine which teams advanced to the finals. The tournament champion received an automatic bid to the 1993 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
Miami3022354915088412795189126
Michigan302352481807140307323895
Lake Superior State*3020554514791453285220125
Michigan State301810238128984024142169127
Western Michigan3017112361181173820162147150
Ferris State3013134301031184121164162141
Bowling Green3012171251211324119211169180
Kent State3010191211181483813223150181
Illinois-Chicago308202181001343710252122170
Notre Dame3052321287144367272102181
Ohio State30325287414437530294221
Alaska-Fairbanks^3723122204127
Championship: Lake Superior State
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
^ Alaska-Fairbanks is an affiliate member and its games do not count towards the conference standings

Bracket

  First Round
March 12–14
Second Round
March 17
Semifinals
March 18
Championship
March 20
                                         
  1 Miami 8 7   1 Miami 4*  
11 Ohio State 2 2 4 Michigan State 2     6 Ferris State 3  
  6 Ferris State 3  
  2 Michigan 13 8
10 Notre Dame 2 1
  3 Lake Superior State 7 4     1 Miami 0
9 Illinois–Chicago 2 2     3 Lake Superior State 3
  4 Michigan State 6 5
8 Kent State 5 2
  5 Western Michigan 4 3 2 Michigan 3
7 Bowling Green 5 6 3 Lake Superior State 7     3 Lake Superior State 5
  7 Bowling Green 1  
  6 Ferris State 8 7
12 Alaska–Fairbanks 6 2

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

First Round

(1) Miami vs. (11) Ohio State

Miami won series 2–0

(2) Michigan vs. (10) Notre Dame

Michigan won series 2–0

(3) Lake Superior State vs. (9) Illinois–Chicago

Lake Superior State won series 2–0

(4) Michigan State vs. (8) Kent State

Michigan State won series 2–0

(5) Western Michigan vs. (7) Bowling Green

Bowling Green won series 2–0

(6) Ferris State vs. (12) Alaska–Fairbanks

Ferris State won series 2–0

Second Round

(3) Lake Superior State vs. (7) Bowling Green

(4) Michigan State vs. (6) Ferris State

Semifinals

(1) Miami vs. (6) Ferris State

(2) Michigan vs. (3) Lake Superior State

Championship

(1) Miami vs. (3) Lake Superior State

Tournament awards

All-Tournament Team[4]

  • F Brian Rolston (Lake Superior State)
  • F Wayne Strachan (Lake Superior State)
  • F Rob Valicevic (Lake Superior State)
  • D Bob Marshall (Miami)
  • D Michael Smith (Lake Superior State)
  • G Blaine Lacher* (Lake Superior State)

* Most Valuable Player(s)[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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