1999 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

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1999 NCAA Division I Men's
Ice Hockey Tournament
1999 Frozen Four logo
1999 Frozen Four logo
Season 1998–99
Teams 12
Finals Site Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim
Anaheim, California
Champions Maine (2nd title, 3rd title game,
6th Frozen Four)
Runner-Up New Hampshire (1st title game,
5th Frozen Four)
Semifinalists Boston College (15th Frozen Four)
Michigan State (9th Frozen Four)
Winning Coach Shawn Walsh (2nd title)
MOP Alfie Michaud (Maine)
Attendance 69,429
NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournaments
← 1998  2000 →

The 1999 NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Tournament involved 12 schools in playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of NCAA Division I. It began on March 26, 1999. The second round was on March 27 and March 28. The semifinals were on April 1. The National Championship Game was on April 3, 1999. A total of 11 games were played, the final 3 at the former Arrowhead Pond (now the Honda Center) in Anaheim, CA. The University of Maine defeated New Hampshire by a score of 3-2 in overtime, to claim their second national championship.

Qualifying teams[1][edit]

The at-large bids and seeding for each team in the tournament were announced after the conference tournaments concluded on March 20, 1999. The Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) had four teams receive a berth in the tournament, Hockey East and Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) each had three teams receive a berth in the tournament, while ECAC Hockey had two berths.

West Regional – Madison East Regional – Worcester
Seed School Conference Record Berth type Seed School Conference Record Berth type
1 North Dakota (1) WCHA 32–5–2 At-large bid 1 New Hampshire (2) Hockey East 29–6–3 At-large bid
2 Michigan State CCHA 28–5–7 At-large bid 2 Clarkson ECAC Hockey 25–10–1 Tournament champion
3 Colorado College WCHA 28–11–1 At-large bid 3 Maine Hockey East 27–6–4 At-large bid
4 Boston College Hockey East 25–11–4 Tournament champion 4 Denver WCHA 26–12–2 Tournament champion
5 Northern Michigan CCHA 22–14–5 At-large bid 5 Michigan CCHA 24–10–6 Tournament champion
6 St. Lawrence ECAC Hockey 23–12–3 At-large bid 6 Ohio State CCHA 21–15–4 At-large bid

Number in parentheses denotes overall seed in the tournament.

Game locations[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Regionals[edit]

Frozen Four[edit]

National Semifinals
April 1
National Championship
April 3
           
E1 New Hampshire 5
W2 Michigan State 3
E1 New Hampshire 2
E3 Maine 3*
E3 Maine 2*
W4 Boston College 1

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Regional Quarterfinals[edit]

East Regional[edit]

(3) Maine vs. (6) Ohio State[edit]


(4) Denver vs. (5) Michigan[edit]


West Regional[edit]

(3) Colorado College vs. (6) St. Lawrence[edit]


(4) Boston College vs. (5) Northern Michigan[edit]


Regional Semifinals[edit]

East Regional[edit]

(1) New Hampshire vs. (5) Michigan[edit]


(2) Clarkson vs. (3) Maine[edit]


West Regional[edit]

(1) North Dakota vs. (4) Boston College[edit]


(2) Michigan State vs. (3) Colorado College[edit]


Frozen Four[edit]

National Semifinal[edit]

(E1) New Hampshire vs. (W2) Michigan State[edit]


(E3) Maine vs. (W4) Boston College[edit]


National Championship[edit]

(E1) New Hampshire vs. (E3) Maine[edit]


All-Tournament Team[13][edit]

* Most Outstanding Player(s)[14]

Record by conference[edit]

Conference # of Bids Record Win % Regional Semifinals Frozen Four Championship Game Champions
CCHA 4 2-4 .333 2 1 - -
Hockey East 3 8-2 .800 3 3 2 1
WCHA 3 1-3 .250 2 - - -
ECAC Hockey 2 0-2 .000 1 - - -

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NCAA Division 1 Tournament". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-05-31. 
  2. ^ "Maine 4, Ohio State 2". USCHO.com. 1999-03-26. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  3. ^ "Michigan 5, Denver 3". USCHO.com. 1999-03-26. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  4. ^ "Colorado College 5, St. Lawrence 2". USCHO.com. 1999-03-27. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  5. ^ "Boston College 2, Northern Michigan 1". USCHO.com. 1999-03-27. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  6. ^ "New Hampshire 2, Michigan 1". USCHO.com. 1999-03-27. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  7. ^ "Maine 7, Clarkson 2". USCHO.com. 1999-03-27. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  8. ^ "Boston College 3, North Dakota 1". USCHO.com. 1999-03-28. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  9. ^ "Michigan State 4, Colorado College 3". USCHO.com. 1999-03-28. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  10. ^ "New Hampshire 5, Michigan State 3". USCHO.com. 1999-04-01. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  11. ^ "Maine 2, Boston College 1". USCHO.com. 1999-04-01. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  12. ^ "Maine 3, New Hampshire 2". USCHO.com. 1999-04-03. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  13. ^ "NCAA Frozen Four Records". NCAA.org. Archived from the original on 2013-06-22. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  14. ^ "NCAA Division I Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-17. 

External links[edit]