1982 ECAC Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Tournament
|1982 ECAC Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|
|Dates||March 9–13, 1982|
|Finals site||Boston Garden
|Champions||Northeastern (1st title)|
|Winning coach||Fern Flaman (1st title)|
|MVP||Mark Davidner (Northeastern)|
|ECAC Men's Ice Hockey Tournaments
The 1982 ECAC Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the 21st tournament in league history. It was played between March 9 and March 13, 1982. Quarterfinal games were played at home team campus sites, while the 'final four' games were played at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. By winning the tournament, Northeastern received the ECAC's automatic bid to the 1982 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.
This was the last ECAC Hockey tournament won by an East Region team. All teams from that division would later break from the conference to form Hockey East.
- 1 Format
- 2 Conference Standings
- 3 Bracket
- 3.1 Quarterfinals
- 3.2 Semifinals
- 3.3 Third Place
- 3.4 Championship
- 4 Tournament awards
- 5 References
- 6 External links
The tournament featured three rounds of play, all of which were single-elimination. The three teams that were division champions automatically qualified for the tournament while the remaining five seeds were given to the teams with the highest winning percentage. The top four seeds were given out to the three division champions and the top qualifier and assorted based upon winning percentage. The remaining four seeds were assigned to the other qualifiers and assorted based upon winning percentage. In the quarterfinals the first seed and eighth seed, the second seed and seventh seed, the third seed and sixth seed and the fourth seed and fifth seed played against one another. In the semifinals, the highest seed plays the lowest remaining seed while the two remaining teams play with the winners advancing to the championship game and the losers advancing to the third place game. The tournament champion receives an automatic bid to the 1982 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.
Note: GP = Games Played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; Pct. = Winning Percentage; GF = Goals For; GA = Goals Against
† indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
^ Army had been accepted into ECAC Hockey but had not begun a conference schedule
Final rankings: USA Today/American Hockey Magazine Coaches Poll Top 10 Poll
Teams are reseeded after the first round
|5||Boston College||0||3||New Hampshire||2||1||Clarkson||5|
Note: * denotes overtime period(s)
(1) Clarkson vs. (8) Colgate
|March 9||Clarkson||7 – 4||Colgate||Walker Arena|
(2) Northeastern vs. (7) St. Lawrence
|March 9||Northeastern||5 – 3||St. Lawrence||Matthews Arena|
(3) New Hampshire vs. (6) Providence
|March 9||New Hampshire||4 – 2||Providence||Snively Arena|
(4) Harvard vs. (5) Boston College
|March 9||Harvard||2 – 0||Boston College||Bright Hockey Center|
(1) Clarkson vs. (4) Harvard
|March 12||Clarkson||1 – 7||Harvard||Boston Garden|
(2) Northeastern vs. (3) New Hampshire
|March 12||Northeastern||4 – 2||New Hampshire||Boston Garden|
(1) Clarkson vs. (3) New Hampshire
|March 13||Clarkson||5 – 6||New Hampshire||Boston Garden|
(2) Northeastern vs. (4) Harvard
|March 13||Northeastern||5 – 2||Harvard||Boston Garden|
- Mark Davidner (Northeastern)
- "Northeastern Men's Team History". USCHO.com. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
- "Fern Flaman Year-by-Year Coaching Record". USCHO.com. Retrieved 2013-05-22.
- "ECAC Awards". College Hockey Historical Archive. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
- "ECAC Tournament". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
- "2008-09 ECAC Hockey Media Guides". ECAC Hockey. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
- "Men's All-Tournament Teams". ECAC Hockey. Archived from the original on 2013-07-02. Retrieved 2014-04-26.