1999 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

The 1999 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the 28th CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament. It was played between March 12 and March 20, 1999. Opening round games were played at campus sites, while all 'final four' games were played at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. By winning the tournament, Michigan received the Central Collegiate Hockey Association's automatic bid to the 1999 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Format

The tournament featured three rounds of play. The three teams that finish below eighth place in the standings were 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 1999 NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Tournament.

Conference Standings

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
#3 Michigan State30203747914042296712156
#7 Michigan*301785399872422511613494
Ohio State3017103378766412116411998
Notre Dame30151143492683819145114100
Northern Michigan30141153394834222155143112
Ferris State301312531766936141668987
Bowling Green3013143291021053817183126135
Lake Superior State3010173237993381123493130
Miami3091742278104361120598130
Western Michigan305178186911934620875130
Alaska-Fairbanks3082111777124341122194131
Championship: Michigan
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/American Hockey Magazine Coaches Poll Top 10 Poll

Bracket

  Quarterfinals[2]
March 12–14
Semifinals[3]
March 19
Championship
March 20
                               
  1 Michigan State 3 4 1 Michigan State 3  
8 Lake Superior State 2 0 5 Northern Michigan 5  
  2 Michigan 3 9
7 Bowling Green 2 3     2 Michigan 5
  5 Northern Michigan 1
  3 Ohio State 4 3
6 Ferris State 1 2
  4 Notre Dame 3 1 2 2 Michigan 3
5 Northern Michigan 2 7 3 3 Ohio State 2  

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Quarterfinals

(1) Michigan State vs. (8) Lake Superior State

Michigan State won series 2–0

(2) Michigan vs. (7) Bowling Green

Michigan won series 2–0

(3) Ohio State vs. (6) Ferris State

Ohio State won series 2–0

(4) Notre Dame vs. (5) Northern Michigan

Northern Michigan won series 2–1

Semifinals

(1) Michigan State vs. (5) Northern Michigan

(2) Michigan vs. (3) Ohio State

Championship

(2) Michigan vs. (5) Northern Michigan

Tournament awards

All-Tournament Team[16]

* Most Valuable Player(s)[17]

References

  1. "Michigan Men's Team History". Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  2. "CCHA men's 1998-99 Results Week 24". 1999. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  3. "CCHA men's 1998-99 Results Week 25". 1999. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  4. "Michigan State 3, Lake Superior State 2". USCHO.com. 1999-03-12. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  5. "Michigan State 4, Lake Superior State 0". USCHO.com. 1999-03-13. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  6. "Michigan 3, Bowling Green 2". USCHO.com. 1999-03-12. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  7. "Michigan 3, Bowling Green 2". USCHO.com. 1999-03-13. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  8. "Ohio State 4, Ferris State 2". USCHO.com. 1999-03-12. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  9. "Ohio State 3, Ferris State 1". USCHO.com. 1999-03-13. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  10. "Notre Dame 3, Northern Michigan 2". USCHO.com. 1999-03-12. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  11. "Northern Michigan 7, Notre Dame 1". USCHO.com. 1999-03-13. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  12. "Northern Michigan 3, Notre Dame 2". USCHO.com. 1999-03-14. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  13. "Northern Michigan 5, Michigan State 3". USCHO.com. 1999-03-19. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  14. "Michigan 3, Ohio State 2". USCHO.com. 1999-03-19. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  15. "Michigan 5, Northern Michigan 1". USCHO.com. 1999-03-20. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  16. "2012-13 CCHA Media Guide". ISSUU.com. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
  17. "CCHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archive. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
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