1951 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

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1951 NCAA Division I Men's
Ice Hockey Tournament
Teams 4
Finals Site Broadmoor Ice Palace
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Champions Michigan (2nd title, 2nd title game,
4th Frozen Four)
Runner-Up Brown (1st title game,
1st Frozen Four)
Semifinalists Boston University (2nd Frozen Four)
Colorado College (4th Frozen Four)
Winning Coach Vic Heyliger (2nd title)
MOP Don Whiston (Brown)
Attendance 10,800
NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournaments
← 1950  1952 →

The 1951 NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Tournament involved 4 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college ice hockey. It began on March 15, 1951, and ended with the championship game on March 17. A total of 4 games were played, all at Broadmoor Arena in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Michigan, coached by Vic Heyliger, won their second national title with a 7-1 victory in the final game over Brown, coached by Westcott Moulton.

Don Whiston, goaltender for Brown, was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player.


Team Coach Finished Final Opponent Score
Boston University Harry Cleverly Third Place Colorado College W 7-4
Brown Westcott Moulton Runner-up Michigan L 1-7
Colorado College Cheddy Thompson Fourth Place Boston University L 4-7
Michigan Vic Heyliger Champion Brown W 7-1


Semifinals Finals
  Boston University 2
  Michigan 8
  Michigan 7
  Brown 1
  Brown 8
  Colorado College 4

Consolation Game: Boston University 7, Colorado College 4

All-Tournament Team[1][edit]


  1. ^ "NCAA Frozen Four Records". NCAA.org. Archived from the original on 2013-06-22. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  2. ^ "NCAA Division I Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-17. 

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