1991 Hockey East Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

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The 1991 Hockey East Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the 7th Tournament in the history of the conference. It was played between February 27 and March 10, 1991. Quarterfinal games were played at home team campus sites, while the final four games were played at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, the home venue of the NHL's Boston Bruins. By winning the tournament, Boston University received the Hockey East's automatic bid to the 1991 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Format[edit]

The tournament featured three rounds of play with each round being a single-elimination game. In the first round, the first and eighth seeds, the second and seventh seeds, the third seed and sixth seeds, and the fourth seed and fifth seeds played with the winners advancing to the semifinals. In the semifinals, the highest and lowest seeds and second highest and second lowest seeds play with the winners advancing to the championship game. The tournament champion receives an automatic bid to the 1991 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Conference Standings[edit]

Note: GP = Games Played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; PTS = Points; GF = Goals For; GA = Goals Against

Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Boston College 21 16 5 0 32 106 77 39 27 12 0 185 133
Maine 21 15 5 1 31 110 73 43 32 9 2 227 134
Boston University* 21 13 6 2 28 104 69 41 28 11 2 234 142
Providence 21 10 9 2 22 94 84 36 22 12 2 180 139
New Hampshire 21 10 9 2 22 79 78 35 22 11 2 151 124
Merrimack 21 7 14 0 14 71 103 33 13 19 1 133 152
Lowell 21 5 15 1 11 69 108 34 10 23 1 125 169
Northeastern 21 3 16 2 8 86 127 35 8 25 2 146 196
Championship: Boston University
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/American Hockey Magazine Coaches Poll Top 10 Poll

Bracket[4][edit]

Teams are reseeded after the quarterfinals

  Quarterfinals
February 27–March 2
Semifinals
March 8
Championship
March 10
                           
  1  Boston College 5 2  Maine 4*  
8  Northeastern 6 8  Northeastern 3  
  2  Maine 5
7  Lowell 3     2  Maine 3
  3  Boston University 4*
  3  Boston University 7
6  Merrimack 1
  4  Providence 4 3  Boston University 7
5  New Hampshire 1 4  Providence 5  

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Quarterfinals[edit]

(1) Boston College vs. (8) Northeastern[edit]


(2) Maine vs. (7) Lowell[edit]


(3) Boston University vs. (6) Merrimack[edit]


(4) Providence vs. (5) New Hampshire[edit]


Semifinals[edit]

(2) Maine vs. (8) Northeastern[edit]


(3) Boston University vs. (4) Providence[edit]


Championship[edit]

(2) Maine vs. (3) Boston University[edit]


Tournament awards[edit]

All-Tournament Team[5][edit]

* Tournament MVP(s)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boston University Men's Team History". Retrieved 2014-05-19. 
  2. ^ "Jack Parker Year-by-Year Coaching Record". Retrieved 2014-05-19. 
  3. ^ "Hockey East Awards". College Hockey Historical Archive. Retrieved 2014-05-19. 
  4. ^ "Hockey East Tournament". College Hockey Historical Archive. Retrieved 2014-05-19. 
  5. ^ "2013-14 Hockey East Media Guide". Hockey East. Retrieved 2014-05-19. 

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