2010 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

The 2010 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament is the 39th CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament. It was played between March 5 and March 20, 2010 at campus locations and at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan]], United States. The winning team, the University of Michigan Wolverines, received the Mason Cup and earned the Central Collegiate Hockey Association's automatic bid to the 2010 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Format

The tournament features four rounds of play. In the first round, the fifth and twelfth, sixth and eleventh, seventh and tenth, and eighth and ninth seeds as determined by the final regular season standings play a best-of-three series, with the winner advancing to the quarterfinals. There, the first seed and lowest-ranked first-round winner, the second seed and second-lowest-ranked first-round winner, the third seed and second-highest-ranked first-round winner, and the fourth seed and highest-ranked first-round winner play a best-of-three series, with the winner advancing to the semifinals. In the semifinals, the highest and lowest seeds and second-highest and second-lowest seeds play a single game, with the winner advancing to the championship game and the loser advancing to the third-place game. The tournament champion receives an automatic bid to the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Tournament.

Regular season 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 SW PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#3 Miami2821252701003944298714786
Michigan State2814862507364381913611597
#14 Ferris State2813964497966402113611892
#13 Northern Michigan28139634886724120138124104
#15 Alaska280^28^0^0^457370390^39^0^10893
Nebraska–Omaha281312324485834220166124116
#8 Michigan*281413104383694526181148102
Ohio State281012644081933915186110122
Notre Dame2891272366576381317890102
Lake Superior State28101532356690381518593118
Bowling Green2841865235810236525671138
Western Michigan284177221628736820876104
Championship: Michigan
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Top 15 Poll
^ Alaska was retroactively required to forfeit all wins and ties due to player ineligibilities.[1]

Bracket

  First round
March 5–7
Quarterfinals
March 12–14
Semifinals
March 19
Championship
March 20
                                             
  1 Miami 6 4 2 1 Miami 2  
5 Alaska 4 4 8 Ohio State 2 5* 1 7 Michigan 5  
12 Western Michigan 0 1
  2 Michigan State 1 3
6 Nebraska-Omaha 6 6 7 Michigan 5 5     7 Michigan 2
11 Bowling Green 1 1   4 Northern Michigan 1
  3 Ferris State 3 3*
7 Michigan 5 6 6 Nebraska-Omaha 1 2
10 Lake Superior State 2 0 Third place
  4 Northern Michigan 4 5 3 Ferris State 4
8 Ohio State 3 8 5 Alaska 3 1 4 Northern Michigan 5*   1 Miami 2
9 Notre Dame 1 2 3 Ferris State 1

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

First round

(5) Alaska vs. (12) Western Michigan

Alaska won series 2–0

(6) Nebraska-Omaha vs. (11) Bowling Green

Nebraska-Omaha won series 2–0

(7) Michigan vs. (10) Lake Superior State

Michigan won series 2–0

(8) Ohio State vs. (9) Notre Dame

Ohio State won series 2–0

Quarterfinals

(1) Miami vs. (8) Ohio State

Miami wins 2–1

(2) Michigan State vs. (7) Michigan

Michigan Won Series 2–0

(3) Ferris State vs. (6) Nebraska-Omaha

Ferris State Won Series 2–0

(4) Northern Michigan vs. (5) Alaska

Northern Michigan Won Series 2–0

Semifinals

(1) Miami vs. (7) Michigan

(3) Ferris State vs. (4) Northern Michigan

Third place

(1) Miami vs. (3) Ferris State

Championship

(7) Michigan vs. (4) Northern Michigan

Tournament awards

All-Tournament Team[2]

* Most Valuable Player(s)[3]

References

  1. "NCAA bans Nanooks from postseason, takes away victories". Anchorage Daily News. 2014-11-05. Retrieved 2018-05-03.
  2. "2012-13 CCHA Media Guide". ISSUU.com. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
  3. "CCHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archive. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
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