2002 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

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The 2002 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the 31st CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament in conference history. It was played between March 8 and March 17, 2002. First round games were played at campus sites, while all 'super six' games were played at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. By winning the tournament, Michigan won the Mason Cup and received the Central Collegiate Hockey Association's automatic bid to the 2002 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Format[edit]

The tournament featured four rounds of play. In the First Round, the first and twelfth seeds, the second and eleventh seeds, the third and tenth seeds, the fourth and ninth seeds, the fifth and eighth seeds and the sixth and seventh seeds played a best-of-three series. All six victors in the first round advance as the newly minted 'Super Six' and play only single-elimination for the duration of the tournament.The top two ranked winners receive byes into the semifinals while the four other teams play in the quarterfinals to determine the other qualifiers. In the semifinals, the remaining highest and lowest seeds and second highest and second lowest seeds play a single-game, with the winners advancing to the finals. The tournament champion receives an automatic bid to the 2002 NCAA Men's Division I 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
#4 Michigan†* 28 19 5 4 42 97 56 44 28 11 5 154 102
#8 Michigan State 28 18 6 4 40 87 47 41 27 9 5 129 73
#11 Northern Michigan 28 16 10 2 34 86 69 40 26 12 2 135 98
#12 Alaska-Fairbanks 28 15 10 3 33 91 55 37 22 12 3 132 108
Nebraska-Omaha 28 13 11 4 30 72 64 41 21 16 4 112 102
Western Michigan 28 13 12 3 29 92 92 38 19 15 4 123 118
#15 Ohio State 28 12 12 4 28 71 81 40 20 16 4 109 112
Notre Dame 28 12 12 4 28 95 86 38 16 17 5 117 113
Ferris State 28 12 15 1 25 86 83 36 15 20 1 117 109
Miami (OH) 28 9 17 2 20 68 88 36 12 22 2 89 121
Bowling Green 28 7 18 3 17 78 104 40 9 25 6 103 145
Lake Superior State 28 4 22 2 10 38 106 37 8 27 2 61 132
Championship: Michigan
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/American Hockey Magazine Poll Top 15 Poll

Bracket[edit]

Teams are reseeded after the first round and quarterfinals

  First Round[2]
March 8–10
Quarterfinals[3]
March 15
Semifinals
March 16
Championship
March 17
                                         
  1  Michigan 3 4 4   1  Michigan 2  
12  Lake Superior State 4 1 1 4  Alaska-Fairbanks 5     7  Ohio State 1  
  7  Ohio State 6*  
  2  Michigan State 4* 4
11  Bowling Green 3 2
  3  Northern Michigan 4 5     1  Michigan 3
10  Miami 0 2     2  Michigan State 2
  4  Alaska-Fairbanks 6 2
9  Ferris State 3 1
  5  Nebraska-Omaha 3** 1 1 2  Michigan State 2
8  Notre Dame 2 2* 2 3  Northern Michigan 3     3  Northern Michigan 1
  8  Notre Dame 1  
  6  Western Michigan 2 1
7  Ohio State 3* 3


Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

First Round[edit]

(1) Michigan vs. (12) Lake Superior State[edit]

Michigan won series 2–1


(2) Michigan State vs. (11) Bowling Green[edit]

Michigan State won series 2–0


(3) Northern Michigan vs. (10) Miami[edit]

Northern Michigan won series 2–0


(4) Alaska-Fairbanks vs. (9) Ferris State[edit]

Alaska won series 2–0


(5) Nebraska-Omaha vs. (8) Notre Dame[edit]

Notre Dame won series 2–1


(6) Western Michigan vs. (7) Ohio State[edit]

Ohio State won series 2–0


Quarterfinals[edit]

(3) Northern Michigan vs. (8) Notre Dame[edit]


(4) Alaska-Fairbanks vs. (7) Ohio State[edit]


Semifinals[edit]

(1) Michigan vs. (7) Ohio State[edit]


(2) Michigan State vs. (3) Northern Michigan[edit]


Championship[edit]

(1) Michigan vs. (2) Michigan State[edit]


Tournament awards[edit]

All-Tournament Team[23][edit]

* Most Valuable Player(s)[24]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Michigan Men's Team History". Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  2. ^ "CCHA men's 2001-02 Results Week 24". 2002. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  3. ^ "CCHA men's 2001-02 Results Week 25". 2002. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  4. ^ "Lake Superior State 4, Michigan 3". USCHO.com. 2002-03-08. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  5. ^ "Michigan 4, Lake Superior State 1". USCHO.com. 2002-03-09. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  6. ^ "Michigan 4, Lake Superior State 1". USCHO.com. 2002-03-10. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  7. ^ "Michigan State 4, Bowling Green 3". USCHO.com. 2002-03-08. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  8. ^ "Michigan State 4, Bowling Green 2". USCHO.com. 2002-03-09. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  9. ^ "Northern Michigan 4, Miami 0". USCHO.com. 2002-03-08. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  10. ^ "Northern Michigan 5, Miami 3". USCHO.com. 2002-03-09. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  11. ^ "Alaska-Fairbanks 6, Ferris State 3". USCHO.com. 2002-03-08. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  12. ^ "Alaska-Fairbanks 2, Ferris State 1". USCHO.com. 2002-03-09. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  13. ^ "Nebraska-Omaha 3, Notre Dame 2". USCHO.com. 2002-03-08. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  14. ^ "Notre Dame 2, Nebraska-Omaha 1". USCHO.com. 2002-03-09. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  15. ^ "Notre Dame 2, Nebraska-Omaha 1". USCHO.com. 2002-03-10. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  16. ^ "Ohio State 3, Western Michigan 2". USCHO.com. 2002-03-08. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  17. ^ "Ohio State 3, Western Michigan 1". USCHO.com. 2002-03-09. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  18. ^ "Northern Michigan 3, Notre Dame 1". USCHO.com. 2002-03-15. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  19. ^ "Ohio State 6, Alaska-Fairbanks 5". USCHO.com. 2002-03-15. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  20. ^ "Michigan 2, Ohio State 1". USCHO.com. 2002-03-16. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  21. ^ "Michigan State 2, Northern Michigan 1". USCHO.com. 2002-03-16. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  22. ^ "Michigan 3, Michigan State 2". USCHO.com. 2002-03-17. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  23. ^ "2012-13 CCHA Media Guide". ISSUU.com. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 
  24. ^ "CCHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archive. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

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