1995 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament
The 1995 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the 24th CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament. It was played between March 9 and March 18, 1995. Opening round play-in and quarterfinal games were played at campus sites, while the Finals play-in 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 1995 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.
|1995 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|
|Dates||March 9–18, 1995|
|Finals site||Joe Louis Arena|
|Champions||Lake Superior State (4th title)|
|Winning coach||Jeff Jackson (4th title)|
|MVP||Wayne Strachan (Lake Superior State)|
CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournaments
The tournament featured three rounds of play. The teams that finished tenth and eleventh in the standings played a single play-in game to determine the final qualifier for the playoffs. In the quarterfinals, the first and tenth seeds, the second and ninth seeds, the third seed and eighth seeds, the fourth seed and seventh seeds and the fifth seed and sixth seeds played a best-of-three series, with the winners advancing to the semifinals. The lowest two remaining seeds played a play-in game to determine the last qualifier for the 'final four'. 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 1995 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*||27||14||9||4||32||114||78||41||23||12||6||176||125|
|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
|10||Ohio State||7||10||Ohio State||2||0||–||4||Lake Superior State||5||4||Lake Superior State||5*|
|3||Michigan State||6||4||–||4||Lake Superior State||5|
|4||Lake Superior State||7||5||–|
|6||Ferris State||2||2||–||3||Michigan State||4*|
Note: * denotes overtime period(s)
(10) Ohio State vs. (11) Alaska–Fairbanks
|March 9||Ohio State||7 – 2||Alaska–Fairbanks||OSU Ice Rink|
(1) Michigan vs. (10) Ohio State
|Michigan||7 – 2||Ohio State||Yost Ice Arena|
|Michigan||4 – 0||Ohio State||Yost Ice Arena|
|Michigan won series 2–0|
(2) Bowling Green vs. (9) Notre Dame
|Bowling Green||7 – 2||Notre Dame||BGSU Ice Arena|
|Bowling Green||5 – 4||Notre Dame||BGSU Ice Arena|
|Bowling Green won series 2–0|
(3) Michigan State vs. (8) Illinois–Chicago
|Michigan State||6 – 4||Illinois–Chicago||Munn Ice Arena|
|Michigan State||4 – 3||Illinois–Chicago||Munn Ice Arena|
|Michigan State won series 2–0|
(4) Lake Superior State vs. (7) Western Michigan
|Lake Superior State||7 – 2||Western Michigan||Taffy Abel Arena|
|Lake Superior State||5 – 0||Western Michigan||Taffy Abel Arena|
|Lake Superior State won series 2–0|
(5) Miami vs. (6) Ferris State
|Miami||10 – 2||Ferris State||Goggin Ice Arena|
|Miami||4 – 2||Ferris State||Goggin Ice Arena|
|Miami won series 2–0|
(4) Lake Superior State vs. (5) Miami
|March 15||Lake Superior State||5 – 2||Miami||Joe Louis Arena|
(1) Michigan vs. (4) Lake Superior State
|March 16||Michigan||4 – 5||OT||Lake Superior State||Joe Louis Arena|
(2) Bowling Green vs. (3) Michigan State
|March 16||Bowling Green||3 – 4||OT||Michigan State||Joe Louis Arena|
(3) Michigan State vs. (4) Lake Superior State
|March 18||Michigan State||3 – 5||Lake Superior State||Joe Louis Arena|
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