2005 Hockey East Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

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The 2005 Hockey East Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the 21st Tournament in the history of the conference. It was played between March 10 and March 19, 2005. Quarterfinal games were played at home team campus sites, while the final four games were played at the Fleet Center in Boston, Massachusetts, the home venue of the NHL's Boston Bruins. By winning the tournament Boston College received the Hockey East's automatic bid to the 2005 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Format[edit]

The tournament featured three rounds of play. The team that finishes ninth in the conference is not eligible for tournament play. 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 a best-of-three with the winner advancing to the semifinals. In the semifinals, the highest and lowest seeds and second highest and second lowest seeds play a single-elimination game, with the winner advancing to the championship game. The tournament champion receives an automatic bid to the 2005 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
#7 Boston College†* 24 14 3 7 35 78 47 40 26 7 7 130 79
#12 Boston University 24 15 5 4 34 76 54 41 23 14 4 111 101
#8 New Hampshire 24 15 5 4 34 90 59 42 26 11 5 166 114
#11 Maine 24 13 6 5 31 75 47 40 20 13 7 124 79
Massachusetts–Lowell 24 11 10 3 25 76 66 36 20 12 4 120 96
Northeastern 24 10 10 4 24 66 58 38 15 18 5 100 106
Providence 24 6 14 4 16 54 73 37 12 21 4 85 108
Massachusetts 24 6 16 2 14 48 96 38 13 23 2 86 134
Merrimack 24 1 22 1 3 41 104 36 8 26 2 85 146
Championship: Boston College
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Top 15 Poll

Bracket[edit]

  Quarterfinals[2]
March 10–13
Semifinals[3]
March 18
Championship
March 19
                               
  1  Boston College 3* 5 1  Boston College 2**  
8  Massachusetts 2 1 4  Maine 1  
  2  Boston University 1 2 2
7  Providence 4 0 0     1  Boston College 3
  3  New Hampshire 1
  3  New Hampshire 6 4
6  Northeastern 1 0
  4  Maine 7 5 2  Boston University 2
5  Massachusetts-Lowell 2 1 3  New Hampshire 5  

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Quarterfinals[edit]

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

Boston College won series 2–0


(2) Boston University vs. (7) Providence[edit]

Boston University won series 2–1


(3) New Hampshire vs. (6) Northeastern[edit]

New Hampshire won series 2–0


(4) Maine vs. (5) Massachusetts-Lowell[edit]

Maine won series 2–0


Semifinals[edit]

(1) Boston College vs. (4) Maine[edit]


(2) Boston University vs. (3) New Hampshire[edit]


Championship[edit]

(1) Boston College vs. (3) New Hampshire[edit]


Tournament awards[16][edit]

Tournament awards[edit]

All-Tournament Team[17][edit]

* Tournament MVP(s)

Tournament Three Stars[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boston College Men's Team History". Archived from the original on 2013-07-05. Retrieved 2013-06-28. 
  2. ^ "Hockey East men's Hockey 2004-05 Week 24". USCHO.com. 2005-03-13. Retrieved 2013-06-28. 
  3. ^ "Hockey East men's Hockey 2004-05 Week 25". USCHO.com. 2005-03-19. Retrieved 2013-06-28. 
  4. ^ "Boston College 3, Massachusetts 2". USCHO.com. 2005-03-11. Retrieved 2013-06-28. 
  5. ^ "Boston College 5, Massachusetts 1". USCHO.com. 2005-03-12. Retrieved 2013-06-28. 
  6. ^ "Providence 4, Boston University 1". USCHO.com. 2005-03-11. Retrieved 2013-06-28. 
  7. ^ "Boston University 2, Providence 0". USCHO.com. 2005-03-12. Retrieved 2013-06-28. 
  8. ^ "Boston University 2, Providence 0". USCHO.com. 2005-03-13. Retrieved 2013-06-28. 
  9. ^ "New Hampshire 6, Northeastern 1". USCHO.com. 2005-03-10. Retrieved 2013-06-28. 
  10. ^ "New Hampshire 4, Northeastern 0". USCHO.com. 2005-03-11. Retrieved 2013-06-28. 
  11. ^ "Maine 7, Massachusetts-Lowell 2". USCHO.com. 2005-03-11. Retrieved 2013-06-28. 
  12. ^ "Maine 5, Massachusetts-Lowell 1". USCHO.com. 2005-03-12. Retrieved 2013-06-28. 
  13. ^ "Boston College 2, Maine 1". USCHO.com. 2005-03-18. Retrieved 2013-06-28. 
  14. ^ "New Hampshire 5, Boston University 2". USCHO.com. 2005-03-18. Retrieved 2013-06-28. 
  15. ^ "Boston College 3, New Hampshire 1". USCHO.com. 2005-03-19. Retrieved 2013-06-28. 
  16. ^ "2005 Hockey East Championship". Inside College Hockey. 2005-03-19. Archived from the original on 2013-07-05. Retrieved 2013-06-28. 
  17. ^ "2013-14 Hockey East Media Guide". Hockey East. Retrieved 2014-05-19. 

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