List of CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament champions

The Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) was a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I ice hockey-only conference based in Farmington Hills, Michigan. At the completion of each regular season, it held the CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament to determine its conference champion. The tournament champions received the Mason Cup.

The tournament has had a variety of formats over its existence.

The tournament was first hosted at the St. Louis Arena in St. Louis, Missouri with Ohio State winning the inaugural tournament. Michigan State won the most CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournaments with eleven while Michigan appeared in the most championship game appearances with seventeen. Ron Mason has coached thirteen championship teams, more than any other CCHA coach, and also has the most championship game appearances as coach with seventeen. The Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan hosted the tournament from 1982 to 2013. The St. Louis Arena hosted the tournament six times, while the BGSU Ice Arena in Bowling Green, Ohio and Lakeview Arena in Marquette, Michigan each hosted the championship game twice.

In the final CCHA championship tournament in 2013, Notre Dame defeated Michigan.


Year Winning team Coach Losing team Coach Score Location Venue Reference
1972Ohio StateDave ChambersSaint LouisBill Selman3–0St. Louis, MissouriSt. Louis Arena
1973Bowling GreenJack VivianSt. Louis, MissouriSt. Louis Arena
1974Saint LouisBill SelmanLake Superior StateRick Comley8–3St. Louis, MissouriSt. Louis Arena
1975Saint LouisBill SelmanLake Superior StateRick Comley8–3St. Louis, MissouriSt. Louis Arena
1976Saint LouisBill SelmanWestern MichiganBill Neal15–4 (agg.)St. Louis, MissouriSt. Louis Arena
1977Bowling GreenRon MasonSaint LouisBill Selman5–4 (agg.)St. Louis, MissouriSt. Louis Arena
1978Bowling GreenRon MasonSaint LouisBill Selman13–3 (agg.)Bowling Green, OhioBGSU Ice Arena
1979Bowling GreenRon MasonOhio StateJerry Welsh11–7 (agg.)Bowling Green, OhioBGSU Ice Arena
1980Northern MichiganRick ComleyFerris StateRick Duffett15–9 (agg.)Marquette, MichiganLakeview Arena
1981Northern MichiganRick ComleyOhio StateJerry Welsh6–4 (agg.)Marquette, MichiganLakeview Arena
1982Michigan StateRon MasonNotre DameLefty Smith4–1Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
1983Michigan StateRon MasonBowling GreenJerry York4–3 (OT)Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
1984Michigan StateRon MasonWestern MichiganBill Wilkinson5–0Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
1985Michigan StateRon MasonLake Superior StateFrank Anzalone5–1Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
1986Western MichiganBill WilkinsonMichigan StateRon Mason3–1Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
1987Michigan StateRon MasonBowling GreenJerry York4–3 (OT)Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
1988Bowling GreenJerry YorkLake Superior StateFrank Anzalone5–3Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
1989Michigan StateRon MasonLake Superior StateFrank Anzalone4–1Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
1990Michigan StateRon MasonLake Superior StateFrank Anzalone4–3Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
1991Lake Superior StateJeff JacksonMichiganRed Berenson6–5 (OT)Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
1992Lake Superior StateJeff JacksonMichiganRed Berenson3–1Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
1993Lake Superior StateJeff JacksonMiamiGeorge Gwozdecky3–0Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
1994MichiganRed BerensonLake Superior StateJeff Jackson3–0Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
1995Lake Superior StateJeff JacksonMichigan StateRon Mason5–3Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
1996MichiganRed BerensonLake Superior StateJeff Jackson4–3Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
1997MichiganRed BerensonMichigan StateRon Mason3–1Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
1998Michigan StateRon MasonOhio StateJohn Markell3–2 (2OT)Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
1999MichiganRed BerensonNorthern MichiganRick Comley5–1Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
2000Michigan StateRon MasonNebraska-OmahaMike Kemp6–0Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
2001Michigan StateRon MasonMichiganRed Berenson2–0Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
2002MichiganRed BerensonMichigan StateRon Mason3–2Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
2003MichiganRed BerensonFerris StateBob Daniels5–3Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
2004Ohio StateJohn MarkellMichiganRed Berenson4–2Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
2005MichiganRed BerensonOhio StateJohn Markell4–2Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
2006Michigan StateRick ComleyMiamiEnrico Blasi2–1Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
2007Notre DameJeff JacksonMichiganRed Berenson2–1Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
2008MichiganRed BerensonMiamiEnrico Blasi2–1Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
2009Notre DameJeff JacksonMichiganRed Berenson5–2Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
2010MichiganRed BerensonNorthern MichiganWalt Kyle2–1Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
2011MiamiEnrico BlasiWestern MichiganJeff Blashill5–2Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
2012Western MichiganAndy MurrayMichiganRed Berenson3–2Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
2013Notre DameJeff JacksonMichiganRed Berenson3–1Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena


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