1973 NCAA University Division Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

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1973 NCAA Division I Men's
Ice Hockey Tournament
Teams 4
Finals Site Boston Garden
Boston, Massachusetts
Champions Wisconsin (1st title, 1st title game,
3rd Frozen Four)
Runner-Up none
(Denver vacated)[1] (- title game,
- Frozen Four)
Semifinalists Boston College (10th Frozen Four)
Cornell (6th Frozen Four)
Winning Coach Bob Johnson (1st title)
MOP Dean Talafous (Wisconsin)
Attendance 23,368
NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournaments
← 1972  1974 →

The 1973 NCAA University Division Men's Ice Hockey Tournament (the historical equivalent to today's Division I) was the culmination of the 1971–72 season in men's ice hockey in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), United States. The Wisconsin Badgers defeated the Denver Pioneers in the championship game, held in Boston, Massachusetts on March 17. Denver's participation in the tournament was later vacated by the NCAA Committee on Infractions.[1]

Tournament bracket[edit]

Semi-finals Final
 Denver (vacated)  10  
 Boston College  4  
     Denver (vacated)  2
   Wisconsin  4
Third place
 Cornell  5  Boston College  3
 Wisconsin  6 OT    Cornell  1

All-Tournament Team[2][edit]

* Most Outstanding Player(s)[3]
† Participation of Denver's D: Bruce Affleck and F: Peter McNab was vacated when Denver's participation in tournament was vacated[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Division I Men's Ice Hockey Championship History". NCAA. Retrieved 2015-03-28. 
  2. ^ "NCAA Frozen Four Records" (PDF). NCAA.org. Archived from the original on 2013-06-22. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  3. ^ "NCAA Division I Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-17. 

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