2011–12 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season

The 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season began on October 1, 2011 and concluded with the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament's championship game on April 7, 2012 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida. This was the 65th season in which an NCAA ice hockey championship was held and is the 117th year overall where an NCAA school fielded a team.

Pre-season polls

The top 20 from USCHO.com/CBS College Sports, September 26, 2011, and the top 15 from USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine, September 26, 2011.[1][2] First place votes are in parentheses.

USCHO.com/CBS College Sports
Ranking Team
1 Notre Dame (11)
2 Miami (12)
3 North Dakota (5)
4 Denver
5 Boston College (5)
6 Michigan
7 Colorado College
8 Minnesota–Duluth (10)
9 Yale (1)
10 Boston University (2)
11 Union
12 New Hampshire
13 Western Michigan
14 Nebraska–Omaha
15 Merrimack
16 Maine
17 Wisconsin
18 Rensselaer
19 Minnesota
20 Cornell
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine
Ranking Team
1 Miami (15)
2 Notre Dame (4)
3 North Dakota (3)
4 Denver
5 Boston College (1)
6 Boston University (3)
7 Colorado College
8 Yale (2)
9 Michigan
10 Minnesota–Duluth (6)
11 Union
12 New Hampshire
13 Western Michigan
14 Nebraska–Omaha
15 Maine

Regular season

Standings

Conference record Overall record
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#16 Air Force* 271566368552 392111711983
Niagara 271467358053 371711910181
RIT 271476347252 39201369986
Mercyhurst 271584347968 4020164111116
Holy Cross 271584349370 3920154120107
Bentley 271377338159 4016168114109
Robert Morris 271395317258 3917175102103
Connecticut 2712123277867 3916194112105
Canisius 2710143235474 361022466111
American International 276183155798 37826382137
Sacred Heart 2742031166122 37628384173
Army 273195115296 34423765120
Championship: Air Force 4, RIT 0
indicates conference regular season champion; * indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll
Conference Overall
GP W L T SW PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#2 Ferris State 2816751548062 432612512494
#7 Michigan 2815941508560 412413413289
#14 Western Michigan* 28141044507261 412114611492
#8 Miami 28151121487455 412415212286
#15 Michigan State 28141132478068 3919164111103
#20 Northern Michigan 28111163427679 3717146106102
Lake Superior State 28111344417179 4018175102108
#19 Notre Dame 28121330396573 4019183101107
Ohio State 28111251397479 35151559192
Alaska 280^28^0^0^306376 360^36^0^8494
Bowling Green 2851943224088 441425585129
Championship: Michigan 2, Western Michigan 3
indicates conference regular season champion; * indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll
^ Alaska was retroactively required to forfeit all wins and ties due to player ineligibilities.[3]
Overall
GP W L T GF GA
Alabama–Huntsville31228137126
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#3 Union* 221444327638 41268714375
#10 Cornell 221246306646 35199710079
#18 Harvard 22859256159 34131011106100
Colgate 2211101236057 3919173121113
Quinnipiac 22985236057 402014612298
Yale 2210102227461 3516163123106
Clarkson 22994225760 3916176105109
St. Lawrence 2210111215064 361419388120
Dartmouth 228113196374 331316493102
Rensselaer 227123174361 391224378111
Princeton 226124165872 32916785105
Brown 225134145475 3291857597
Championship: Union 3, Harvard 1
indicates conference regular season champion (Cleary Cup)
* indicates conference tournament champion (Whitelaw Cup)
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#1 Boston College* 271971399660 443310115789
#11 Boston University 2717913510170 3923151139112
#9 Massachusetts–Lowell 271791359068 382413112694
#13 Maine 2715102329180 4023143133114
#17 Merrimack 271395317065 371812710283
New Hampshire 2711142246874 3715193108110
Providence 2710143236889 381420494122
Massachusetts 279144228392 3613185114118
Northeastern 279144227382 341316597101
Vermont 273231754114 34627173140
Championship: Boston College 4, Maine 1
indicates conference regular season champion; * indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#4 Minnesota 282080408857 432814115599
#6 Minnesota–Duluth 2816753710373 4125106147106
#12 Denver 281684369679 4325144139111
#5 North Dakota* 2816111338273 4226133135108
Colorado College 2815121319586 3618162114104
St. Cloud State 2812124288674 3917175120104
Nebraska–Omaha 2811125278385 3814186106112
Michigan Tech 2811134268587 3916194111116
Bemidji State 2811143257289 3817183101109
Wisconsin 2811152247683 3717182105102
Minnesota State 2881821873102 3812242101129
Alaska–Anchorage 2852211160111 36925285134
Championship: North Dakota 4, Denver 0
indicates conference regular season champion; * indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll

2012 NCAA Tournament[4]

Regional Semifinals Regional Finals Frozen Four National Championship
            
1 Boston College 2
4 Air Force 0
1 Boston College 4
Northeast Regional
3 Minnesota–Duluth 0
2 Minnesota–Duluth 5
3 Maine 2
NE1 Boston College 6
W3 Minnesota 1
1 North Dakota 3
4 Western Michigan 1
1 North Dakota 2
West Regional
2 Minnesota 5
2 Minnesota 7
3 Boston University 3
E1 Boston College 4
MW2 Ferris State 1
1 Michigan 2
4 Cornell 3*
4 Cornell 1
Midwest Regional
2 Ferris State 2
2 Ferris State 2
3 Denver 1
MW2 Ferris State 3
E1 Union 1
1 Union 3
4 Michigan State 1
1 Union 4
East Regional
3 Massachusetts–Lowell 2
2 Miami 4*
3 Massachusetts–Lowell 3

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Player stats

Scoring leaders[5]

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

Player Class Team GP G A Pts PIM
Spencer AbbottSeniorMaine3921416234
Jack ConnollySeniorMinnesota–Duluth4120406028
Austin SmithSeniorColgate3936215732
Drew ShoreJuniorDenver4222315345
Travis OleksukSeniorMinnesota–Duluth412132536
Chris WagnerSophomoreColgate3817345112
Brett GenslerSophomoreBentley4023275038
Mark ZengerleSophomoreWisconsin3713375038
Erik HaulaSophomoreMinnesota4320294930
Reilly SmithJuniorMiami3830184822
Brian FlynnSeniorMaine4018304822

Leading goaltenders

GP = Games played; Min = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals against; SO = Shutouts; SV% = Save percentage; GAA = Goals against average

Player Class Team GP Min W L T GA SO SV% GAA
Chris NoonanSeniorNiagara261452:261465392.9441.61
Troy GrosenickSophomoreUnion341922:222263535.9361.65
Parker MilnerJuniorBoston College342055:472950573.9371.66
Connor KnappSeniorMiami241348:511580385.9331.69
Jason TorfSophomoreAir Force191038:07852305.9291.73
Shane MadoloraJuniorRIT321960:441895637.9311.93
Shawn HunwickSeniorMichigan402400:2524123805.9322.00
Frank SlubowskiFreshmanWestern Michigan321923:4517114653.9112.03
Taylor NelsonSeniorFerris State311890:032173663.9242.10
Andy IlesSophomoreCornell352179:511997776.9192.12

Awards

See also

References

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  2. "USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men's College Hockey Poll - September 26, 2011". USCHO.com. 2011-09-26. Retrieved 2011-11-07.
  3. "NCAA bans Nanooks from postseason, takes away victories". Anchorage Daily News. 2014-11-05. Retrieved 2018-05-03.
  4. "NCAA Tournament". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved July 5, 2013.
  5. "Men's Division I Hockey Overall Statistics: 2011-2012". USCHO.com. Retrieved 2011-11-07.
  6. "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved 2013-07-05.
  7. "AHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-05.
  8. "AHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-05.
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  13. "League Announces Regular-season Awards". ECAC Hockey. March 17, 2012.
  14. "ECAC All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  15. "ECAC All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  16. "Hockey East Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
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  19. "UMD's Jack Connolly Named WCHA Player of the Year, UND's Brad Eidsness is WCHA Outstanding Student-Athlete of the Year to Highlight 2011-12 Men's Individual Award Winners" (PDF) (Press release). Western Collegiate Hockey Association. March 8, 2012. Retrieved March 14, 2012.
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