2004 CHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

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The 2004 CHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was played between March 12 and March 14, 2004 at Tri-City Arena in Kearney, Nebraska. By winning the tournament, Niagara received College Hockey America's automatic bid to the 2004 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Format[edit]

The tournament featured six teams. The top two teams from the regular season received byes to the semifinals where they played the winners from the quarterfinal games. The two semifinal winners met in the championship game on March 14, 2004, with the winner receiving an automatic bid to the 2004 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
Bemidji State 20 16 3 1 33 90 48 36 20 13 3 131 94
Niagara* 20 14 6 0 28 72 52 39 21 15 3 124 120
Alabama–Huntsville 20 10 9 1 21 65 60 31 11 16 4 92 94
Findlay 20 7 11 2 16 58 60 38 11 22 5 95 114
Air Force 20 6 13 1 13 49 78 37 14 21 2 101 131
Wayne State 20 4 15 1 9 44 80 36 9 24 3 83 144
Championship: Niagara
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Top 15 Poll

Bracket[edit]

  Quarterfinal

March 12, 2004

    Semifinals

March 13, 2004

    Championship

March 14, 2004

                           
        1  Bemidji State 6  
  4  Findlay 9     4  Findlay 2    
  5  Air Force 1         1  Bemidji State 3
      2  Niagara 4*
        2  Niagara 2    
  3  Alabama-Huntsville 3     6  Wayne State 1  
  6  Wayne State 5  

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Tournament awards[edit]

All-Star team[edit]

MVP[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Phelps, Mekye (2007). 2007–08 College Hockey America media guide. College Hockey America. Retrieved 2009-02-01. 

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