2006 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

The 2006 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the 35th CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament. It was played between March 3 and March 18, 2006. Opening round and quarterfinal games were played at campus sites, while the semifinals, third place, and championship games were played at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. By winning the tournament, Michigan State won the Mason Cup and received the Central Collegiate Hockey Association's automatic bid to the 2006 NCAA Division I Men's 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
#9 Miami28206242965739269412279
#6 Michigan State*2814773582664525128138103
#12 Michigan281310531102824121155147125
Northern Michigan28141223083794022162118104
Nebraska-Omaha28121063099904120156146136
Lake Superior State281112527757036151479384
Ferris State28101172777814017158121114
Notre Dame281113426757636131948998
Alaska-Fairbanks2811134266479391816592105
Ohio State281114325727139151959792
Western Michigan2871651969115401024697160
Bowling Green28818218831113813232124147
Championship: Michigan State
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Top 15 Poll

Bracket

  First round
March 3–4
Quarterfinals
March 10–12
Semifinals
March 17
Championship
March 18
                                             
  1 Miami 4 5* 1 Miami 5  
5 Nebraska-Omaha 4 4 11 Western Michigan 1 4 4 Northern Michigan 2  
12 Bowling Green 2 2
  2 Michigan State 1 6 7
6 Lake Superior State 2 0 9 Alaska-Fairbanks 2 1 4     1 Miami 1
11 Western Michigan 3* 1   2 Michigan State 2
  3 Michigan 6 3
7 Ferris State 3 2 7 Ferris State 4 2
10 Ohio State 0 1 Third place
  4 Northern Michigan 4 3 2 Michigan State 4
8 Notre Dame 1 0 5 Nebraska-Omaha 1 2 3 Michigan 1   3 Michigan 3
9 Alaska-Fairbanks 3 1 4 Northern Michigan 2

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

First round

(5) Nebraska-Omaha vs. (12) Bowling Green

Nebraska-Omaha won series 2–0

(6) Lake Superior State vs. (11) Western Michigan

Western Michigan won series 2–0

(7) Ferris State vs. (10) Ohio State

Ferris State won series 2–0

(8) Notre Dame vs. (9) Alaska-Fairbanks

Alaska-Fairbanks won series 2–0

Quarterfinals

(1) Miami vs. (11) Western Michigan

Miami won series 2–0

(2) Michigan State vs. (9) Alaska-Fairbanks

Michigan State won series 2–1

(3) Michigan vs. (7) Ferris State

Michigan won series 2–0

(4) Northern Michigan vs. (5) Nebraska-Omaha

Northern Michigan won series 2–0

Semifinals

(1) Miami vs. (4) Northern Michigan

(2) Michigan State vs. (3) Michigan

Third place

(3) Michigan vs. (4) Northern Michigan

Championship

(1) Miami vs. (2) Michigan State

Tournament awards

All-Tournament Team[1]

* Most Valuable Player(s)[2]

References

  1. "2012-13 CCHA Media Guide". ISSUU.com. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
  2. "CCHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archive. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
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