List of NCAA Division I men's ice hockey champions

The NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament is a college ice hockey tournament held in the United States by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Like other Division I championships, it is the highest level of NCAA men's hockey competition.

Broadmoor Ice Palace in Colorado Springs, Colorado hosted the tournament for the first ten years and has hosted eleven times overall, the most of any venue.[1] Michigan has won the most tournaments with nine, while Vic Heyliger has coached the most championship teams, winning six times with Michigan between 1948 and 1956.[2][3] Jerry York has made the most appearances in the title game with nine, going 5-4 in the process.


Year Winning team Coach Losing team Coach Score Location Finals venue
1948MichiganVic HeyligerDartmouthEddie Jeremiah8–4Colorado Springs, ColoradoBroadmoor Ice Palace
1949Boston CollegeJohn KelleyDartmouthEddie Jeremiah4–3Colorado Springs, ColoradoBroadmoor Ice Palace
1950Colorado CollegeCheddy ThompsonBoston UniversityHarry Cleverly13–4Colorado Springs, ColoradoBroadmoor Ice Palace
1951Michigan (2)Vic HeyligerBrownWestcott Moulton7–1Colorado Springs, ColoradoBroadmoor Ice Palace
1952Michigan (3)Vic HeyligerColorado CollegeCheddy Thompson4–1Colorado Springs, ColoradoBroadmoor Ice Palace
1953Michigan (4)Vic HeyligerMinnesotaJohn Mariucci7–3Colorado Springs, ColoradoBroadmoor Ice Palace
1954RensselaerNed HarknessMinnesotaJohn Mariucci5–4 (OT)Colorado Springs, ColoradoBroadmoor Ice Palace
1955Michigan (5)Vic HeyligerColorado CollegeCheddy Thompson5–3Colorado Springs, ColoradoBroadmoor Ice Palace
1956Michigan (6)Vic HeyligerMichigan TechAl Renfrew7–5Colorado Springs, ColoradoBroadmoor Ice Palace
1957Colorado College (2)Tom BedeckiMichiganVic Heyliger13–6Colorado Springs, ColoradoBroadmoor Ice Palace
1958DenverMurray ArmstrongNorth DakotaBob May6–2Minneapolis, MinnesotaWilliams Arena
1959North DakotaBob MayMichigan StateAmo Bessone4–3 (OT)Troy, New YorkRPI Field House
1960Denver (2)Murray ArmstrongMichigan TechJohn MacInnes5–3Boston, MassachusettsBoston Arena
1961Denver (3)Murray ArmstrongSt. LawrenceGeorge Menard12–2Denver, ColoradoUniversity of Denver Arena
1962Michigan TechJohn MacInnesClarksonLen Ceglarski7–1Utica, New YorkUtica Memorial Auditorium
1963North Dakota (2)Barry ThorndycraftDenverMurray Armstrong6–5Chestnut Hill, MassachusettsMcHugh Forum
1964Michigan (7)Al RenfrewDenverMurray Armstrong6–3Denver, ColoradoUniversity of Denver Arena
1965Michigan Tech (2)John MacInnesBoston CollegeJohn Kelley8–2Providence, Rhode IslandMeehan Auditorium
1966Michigan StateAmo BessoneClarksonLen Ceglarski6–1Minneapolis, MinnesotaWilliams Arena
1967CornellNed HarknessBoston UniversityJack Kelley4–1Syracuse, New YorkOnondaga County War Memorial Auditorium
1968Denver (4)Murray ArmstrongNorth DakotaBill Selman4–0Duluth, MinnesotaDuluth Arena Auditorium
1969Denver (5)Murray ArmstrongCornellNed Harkness4–3Colorado Springs, ColoradoBroadmoor World Arena
1970Cornell (2)Ned HarknessClarksonLen Ceglarski6–4Lake Placid, New YorkOlympic Center
1971Boston UniversityJack KelleyMinnesotaGlen Sonmor4–2Syracuse, New YorkOnondaga County War Memorial Auditorium
1972Boston University (2)Jack KelleyCornellDick Bertrand4–0Boston, MassachusettsBoston Garden
1973WisconsinBob JohnsonDenver (vacated)Murray Armstrong4–2Boston, MassachusettsBoston Garden
1974MinnesotaHerb BrooksMichigan TechJohn MacInnes4–2Boston, MassachusettsBoston Garden
1975Michigan Tech (3)John MacInnesMinnesotaHerb Brooks6–1St. Louis, MissouriSt. Louis Arena
1976Minnesota (2)Herb BrooksMichigan TechJohn MacInnes6–4Denver, ColoradoUniversity of Denver Arena
1977Wisconsin (2)Bob JohnsonMichiganDan Farrell6–5 (OT)Detroit, MichiganOlympia Stadium
1978Boston University (3)Jack ParkerBoston CollegeLen Ceglarski5–3Providence, Rhode IslandProvidence Civic Center
1979Minnesota (3)Herb BrooksNorth DakotaGino Gasparini4–3Detroit, MichiganOlympia Stadium
1980North Dakota (3)Gino GaspariniNorthern MichiganRick Comley5–2Providence, Rhode IslandProvidence Civic Center
1981Wisconsin (3)Bob JohnsonMinnesotaBrad Buetow6–3Duluth, MinnesotaDuluth Arena Auditorium
1982North Dakota (4)Gino GaspariniWisconsinBob Johnson5–2Providence, Rhode IslandProvidence Civic Center
1983Wisconsin (4)Jeff SauerHarvardBill Cleary6–2Grand Forks, North DakotaWinter Sports Center
1984Bowling GreenJerry YorkMinnesota–DuluthMike Sertich5–4 (4OT)Lake Placid, New York1980 Olympic Arena
1985Rensselaer (2)Mike AddesaProvidenceSteve Stirling2–1Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
1986Michigan State (2)Ron MasonHarvardBill Cleary6–5Providence, Rhode IslandProvidence Civic Center
1987North Dakota (5)Gino GaspariniMichigan StateRon Mason5–3Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
1988Lake Superior StateFrank AnzaloneSt. LawrenceJoe Marsh4–3 (OT)Lake Placid, New York1980 Olympic Arena
1989HarvardBill ClearyMinnesotaDoug Woog4–3 (OT)Saint Paul, MinnesotaSaint Paul Civic Center
1990Wisconsin (5)Jeff SauerColgateTerry Slater7–3Detroit, MichiganJoe Louis Arena
1991Northern MichiganRick ComleyBoston UniversityJack Parker8–7 (3OT)Saint Paul, MinnesotaSaint Paul Civic Center
1992Lake Superior State (2)Jeff JacksonWisconsin1Jeff Sauer5–3Albany, New YorkKnickerbocker Arena
1993MaineShawn WalshLake Superior StateJeff Jackson5–4Milwaukee, WisconsinBradley Center
1994Lake Superior State (3)Jeff JacksonBoston UniversityJack Parker9–1Saint Paul, MinnesotaSaint Paul Civic Center
1995Boston University (4)Jack ParkerMaineShawn Walsh6–2Providence, Rhode IslandProvidence Civic Center
1996Michigan (8)Red BerensonColorado CollegeDon Lucia3–2 (OT)Cincinnati, OhioRiverfront Coliseum
1997North Dakota (6)Dean BlaisBoston UniversityJack Parker6–4Milwaukee, WisconsinBradley Center
1998Michigan (9)Red BerensonBoston CollegeJerry York3–2 (OT)Boston, MassachusettsFleetCenter
1999Maine (2)Shawn WalshNew HampshireDick Umile3–2 (OT)Anaheim, CaliforniaArrowhead Pond of Anaheim
2000North Dakota (7)Dean BlaisBoston CollegeJerry York4–2Providence, Rhode IslandProvidence Civic Center
2001Boston College (2)Jerry YorkNorth DakotaDean Blais3–2 (OT)Albany, New YorkPepsi Arena
2002Minnesota (4)Don LuciaMaineTim Whitehead4–3 (OT)Saint Paul, MinnesotaXcel Energy Center
2003Minnesota (5)Don LuciaNew HampshireDick Umile5–1Buffalo, New YorkHSBC Arena
2004Denver (6)George GwozdeckyMaineTim Whitehead1–0Boston, MassachusettsFleetCenter
2005Denver (7)George GwozdeckyNorth DakotaDave Hakstol4–1Columbus, OhioValue City Arena
2006Wisconsin (6)Mike EavesBoston CollegeJerry York2–1Milwaukee, WisconsinBradley Center
2007Michigan State (3)Rick ComleyBoston CollegeJerry York3–1St. Louis, MissouriScottrade Center
2008Boston College (3)Jerry YorkNotre DameJeff Jackson4–1Denver, ColoradoPepsi Center
2009Boston University (5)Jack ParkerMiami UniversityEnrico Blasi4–3 (OT)Washington, D.C.Verizon Center
2010Boston College (4)Jerry YorkWisconsinMike Eaves5–0Detroit, MichiganFord Field
2011Minnesota–DuluthScott SandelinMichiganRed Berenson3–2 (OT)Saint Paul, MinnesotaXcel Energy Center
2012Boston College (5)Jerry YorkFerris StateBob Daniels4–1Tampa, FloridaTampa Bay Times Forum
2013YaleKeith AllainQuinnipiacRand Pecknold4–0Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaConsol Energy Center
2014UnionRick BennettMinnesotaDon Lucia7–4Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaWells Fargo Center
2015ProvidenceNate LeamanBoston UniversityDavid Quinn4–3Boston, MassachusettsTD Garden
2016North Dakota (8)Brad BerryQuinnipiacRand Pecknold5–1Tampa, FloridaAmalie Arena
2017Denver (8)Jim MontgomeryMinnesota–DuluthScott Sandelin3–2Chicago, IllinoisUnited Center
2018Minnesota–Duluth (2)Scott SandelinNotre DameJeff Jackson2–1Saint Paul, MinnesotaXcel Energy Center
2019Minnesota–Duluth (3)Scott SandelinMassachusettsGreg Carvel3–0Buffalo, New YorkKeyBank Center
2020Detroit, MichiganLittle Caesars Arena
2021Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaPPG Paints Arena
2022Boston, MassachusettsTD Garden

(*)denotes Frozen Fours in the future

Regional Host Cities

City Number Years Hosted
Worcester, Massachusetts 16 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020*
Albany, New York 10 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2016, 2020*
Manchester, New Hampshire 9 2004, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021*
Grand Rapids, Michigan 7 1997, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2013
Bridgeport, Connecticut 6 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2018, 2021*
Providence, Rhode Island 6 1992, 2003, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019
Fargo, North Dakota 4 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021*
Minneapolis, Minnesota 4 2000, 2003, 2005, 2009
Saint Paul, Minnesota 4 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016
Allentown, Pennsylvania 3 2018, 2019, 2020*
Ann Arbor, Michigan 3 1998, 2002, 2003
Cincinnati, Ohio 3 2014, 2016, 2017
Green Bay, Wisconsin 3 2006, 2011, 2012
Madison, Wisconsin 3 1995, 1999, 2008
Colorado Springs, Colorado 2 2004, 2008
Detroit, Michigan 2 1992, 1993
East Lansing, Michigan 2 1994, 1996
Loveland, Colorado 2 2020*, 2021*
Amherst, Massachusetts 1 2005
Denver, Colorado 1 2007
Fort Wayne, Indiana 1 2010
Grand Forks, North Dakota 1 2006
Rochester, New York 1 2007
Saint Louis, Missouri 1 2011
Sioux Falls, South Dakota 1 2018
South Bend, Indiana 1 2015
Toledo, Ohio 1 2013

Note: Regional Tournaments were not conducted until 1992

(*)denotes Frozen Four Regionals in the future

Multiple Meetings

Teams Games Years Record
Colorado College and Michigan 4 1952, 1955, 1957, 1996 3–1, Michigan
Denver and North Dakota 4 1958, 1963, 1968, 2005 3–1, Denver
Michigan Tech and Minnesota 3 1974, 1975, 1976 2–1 Minnesota
Boston College and North Dakota 2 2000, 2001 1–1
Boston College and Wisconsin 2 2006, 2010 1–1
Boston University and Cornell 2 1967, 1972 1–1
Michigan State and North Dakota 2 1959, 1987 2–0 North Dakota

See also



  • "All-Time Championship Tournament records and results" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association. Retrieved 2009-02-23.
  • "All-Time Tournament field" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association. Retrieved 2009-02-23.


  1. "Attendance records and sites" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association. Retrieved 2009-02-23.
  2. "Men's Tournament records" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association. Retrieved 2009-02-23.
  3. "Men's coaching records" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association. Retrieved 2009-02-23.
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