2006–07 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season

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The 2006–07 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season began on October, 2006 and ended with the 2007 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament's championship game on April 7, 2007 at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Michigan State won the NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Championship, defeating Boston College 3–1 in the national championship game. This was the 60th season in which an NCAA ice hockey championship was held and is the 112th year overall where an NCAA school fielded a team.

Pre-season polls[edit]

The top 20 from USCHO.com/CSTV and the top 15 from USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine.

USCHO.com/CSTV[1]
Ranking Team
1 Wisconsin (17)
2 Boston College (10)
3 Minnesota (5)
4 Boston University (3)
5 Michigan State (1)
6 North Dakota (1)
7 Michigan (2)
8 Miami
9 Denver
10 New Hampshire
11 Maine
12 Harvard
13 Cornell
14 Colgate (1)
15 Colorado College
16 St. Cloud State
17 Ohio State
18 Dartmouth
19 Northern Michigan
20 Clarkson
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine[2]
Ranking Team
1 Boston College (19)
2 Minnesota (2)
3 Wisconsin (11)
4 Michigan State
5 Boston University (2)
6 Michigan
7 North Dakota
8 Miami
9 Denver
10 New Hampshire
11 Maine
12 Harvard
13 Colorado College
14 Colgate
15 Cornell

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
RIT†^ 28 20 7 1 41 116 71 34 21 11 2 132 93
Sacred Heart 28 17 7 4 38 91 74 36 21 11 4 118 99
Army 28 15 8 5 35 82 69 34 17 12 5 94 87
Connecticut 28 15 11 2 32 90 89 36 16 18 2 108 126
Air Force* 28 13 10 5 31 94 70 40 19 16 5 132 107
Holy Cross 28 9 14 5 23 87 94 35 10 20 5 96 123
Bentley 28 11 17 0 22 75 101 36 12 22 1 90 136
Mercyhurst 28 9 15 4 22 98 106 35 9 20 6 114 134
Canisius 28 9 16 3 21 76 95 35 9 23 3 86 130
American International 28 7 20 1 15 68 108 34 8 25 1 74 134
Championship: Air Force
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
^ RIT was ineligible for the postseason
Final rankings: USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Top 15 Poll
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#4 Notre Dame†* 28 21 4 3 45 90 51 42 32 7 3 143 70
#10 Michigan 28 18 9 1 37 119 85 41 26 14 1 174 129
#11 Miami (OH) 28 16 8 4 36 93 70 42 24 14 4 135 107
#1 Michigan State 28 15 10 3 33 81 65 42 26 13 3 137 102
Nebraska–Omaha 28 13 11 4 30 100 85 42 18 16 8 153 128
Western Michigan 28 14 13 1 29 85 93 37 18 18 1 120 126
Ohio State 28 12 12 4 28 89 86 37 15 17 5 120 120
Lake Superior State 28 11 14 3 25 65 74 43 21 19 3 111 110
Ferris State 28 10 16 2 22 70 92 39 14 22 3 107 126
Northern Michigan 28 10 17 1 21 66 80 41 15 24 2 96 123
Alaska 28 7 16 5 19 70 90 39 11 22 6 100 128
Bowling Green 28 5 22 1 11 51 108 38 7 29 2 75 147
Championship: Notre Dame
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Top 15 Poll
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Niagara 20 9 5 6 24 70 62 37 18 13 6 126 128
Bemidji State 20 9 6 5 23 56 54 33 14 14 5 97 109
Robert Morris 20 9 10 1 19 67 72 35 14 19 2 110 129
Wayne State 20 8 10 2 18 64 63 35 12 21 2 97 125
Alabama–Huntsville* 20 7 11 2 16 63 69 36 13 20 3 112 137
Championship: Alabama–Huntsville
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Top 15 Poll
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#14 St. Lawrence 22 16 5 1 33 73 55 39 23 14 2 122 104
#7 Clarkson* 22 13 4 4 30 74 53 39 25 9 5 136 93
Dartmouth 22 12 7 3 27 69 60 33 18 12 3 105 93
Cornell 22 10 8 4 24 64 55 31 14 13 4 90 78
Quinnipiac 22 10 8 4 24 74 63 40 21 14 5 140 106
Harvard 22 10 10 2 22 67 65 33 14 17 2 88 90
Princeton 22 10 10 2 22 69 63 34 15 16 3 102 100
Colgate 22 7 12 3 17 53 60 40 15 21 4 100 105
Rensselaer 22 6 11 5 17 55 84 36 10 18 8 88 130
Yale 22 8 13 1 17 56 72 31 11 17 3 78 98
Brown 22 6 12 4 16 65 69 32 11 15 6 96 95
Union 22 7 14 1 15 54 74 36 14 19 3 103 119
Championship: Clarkson
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Top 15 Poll
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#9 New Hampshire 27 18 7 2 38 96 62 39 26 11 2 139 89
#2 Boston College* 27 14 7 7 35 89 70 40 22 11 7 127 99
#13 Boston University 27 13 6 8 34 69 51 39 20 10 9 99 78
#12 Massachusetts 27 15 9 3 33 71 63 39 21 13 5 109 91
#6 Maine 27 14 12 1 29 80 69 40 23 15 2 133 99
Vermont 27 12 10 5 29 55 56 39 18 16 5 87 78
Northeastern 27 9 13 5 23 60 66 36 13 18 5 84 94
Providence 27 9 15 3 21 66 71 36 10 23 3 76 108
Massachusetts–Lowell 27 7 16 4 18 51 76 36 8 21 7 74 104
Merrimack 27 3 22 2 8 28 86 34 3 27 4 37 111
Championship: Boston College
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Top 15 Poll
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#5 Minnesota†* 28 18 7 3 39 91 67 44 31 10 3 139 89
#8 St. Cloud State 28 14 7 7 35 89 70 40 22 11 7 127 99
#3 North Dakota 28 13 10 5 31 93 75 43 24 14 5 153 116
#15 Denver 28 13 11 4 30 73 73 40 21 15 4 107 95
Colorado College 28 13 12 3 29 79 74 39 18 17 4 111 98
Michigan Tech 28 11 12 5 27 69 64 40 18 17 5 90 87
Wisconsin 28 12 13 3 27 59 53 41 19 18 4 93 83
Minnesota State 28 10 13 5 25 81 99 38 13 19 6 106 132
Minnesota–Duluth 28 8 16 4 20 64 84 39 13 21 5 103 121
Alaska–Anchorage 28 8 19 1 17 62 101 37 13 21 3 90 124
Championship: Minnesota
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Top 15 Poll

2007 NCAA Tournament[3][edit]

Regional Semifinals Regional Finals Frozen Four National Championship
                       
1 Clarkson 0
4 Massachusetts 1*
4 Massachusetts 1
East Regional
3 Maine 3
2 St. Cloud State 1
3 Maine 4
E3 Maine 2
MW3 Michigan State 4
1 Notre Dame 3**
4 Alabama-Huntsville 2
1 Notre Dame 1
Midwest Regional
3 Michigan State 3
2 Boston University 1
3 Michigan State 5
MW3 Michigan State 3
NE2 Boston College 1
1 New Hampshire 1
4 Miami 2
4 Miami 0
Northeast Regional
2 Boston College 4
2 Boston College 4
3 St. Lawrence 1
NE2 Boston College 6
W3 North Dakota 4
1 Minnesota 4
4 Air Force 3
1 Minnesota 2
West Regional
3 North Dakota 3*
2 Michigan 5
3 North Dakota 8

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Player stats[edit]

Scoring leaders[edit]

The following players led the league in points at the conclusion of the season.[4]

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

Player Class Team GP G A Pts PIM
Hensick, T. J.T. J. Hensick Senior Michigan 41 23 46 69 38
Ehn, EricEric Ehn Junior Air Force 40 24 40 64 24
Porter, KevinKevin Porter Junior Michigan 41 24 34 58 16
Duncan, RyanRyan Duncan Sophomore North Dakota 43 31 26 57 34
Boyle, BrianBrian Boyle Senior Boston College 42 19 34 53 104
Parse, ScottScott Parse Senior Nebraska–Omaha 40 24 28 52 36
Oshie, T. J.T. J. Oshie Sophomore North Dakota 43 17 35 52 30
Cogliano, AndrewAndrew Cogliano Sophomore Michigan 38 24 26 50 12
Davis, NathanNathan Davis Junior Miami (OH) 42 21 29 50 24
Cook, TedTed Cook Sophomore Niagara 37 32 16 48 56
Jones, RyanRyan Jones Junior Miami (OH) 42 29 19 48 88
Ramsey, AndrewAndrew Ramsey Senior Air Force 36 23 25 48 61
Condra, ErikErik Condra Sophomore Notre Dame 42 14 34 48 18

Leading goaltenders[edit]

The following goaltenders led the league in goals against average at the end of the regular season while playing at least 33% of their team's total minutes.[4]

GP = Games played; Min = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; OT = Overtime/shootout losses; GA = Goals against; SO = Shutouts; SV% = Save percentage; GAA = Goals against average

Player Class Team GP Min W L OT GA SO SV% GAA
Brown, DavidDavid Brown Senior Notre Dame 39 2,389:40 30 6 3 63 6 .931 1.58
Fallon, JoeJoe Fallon Junior Vermont 34 1,996:59 17 14 3 62 6 .920 1.86
Teslak, MichaelMichael Teslak Sophomore Michigan Tech 22 1,258:33 11 8 3 42 4 .916 2.00
Curry, JohnJohn Curry Senior Boston University 36 2,154:20 17 10 8 72 7 .928 2.01
Regan, KevinKevin Regan Junior New Hampshire 35 2,065:55 24 9 2 71 3 .935 2.06
Elliott, BrianBrian Elliott Senior Wisconsin 36 2,053:16 15 17 2 72 5 .923 2.10
Briggs, KellenKellen Briggs Senior Minnesota 26 1,518:37 17 7 2 54 2 .917 2.13
Bishop, BenBen Bishop Sophomore Maine 34 1,906:40 21 9 2 68 3 .923 2.14
Johnson, JoshJosh Johnson Senior Minnesota–Duluth 18 1,065:06 8 7 2 38 2 .922 2.14
Schneider, CoryCory Schneider Junior Boston College 42 2,516:33 29 12 1 90 6 .925 2.15

Awards[edit]

NCAA[edit]

Atlantic Hockey[edit]

CCHA[edit]

CHA[edit]

ECAC[edit]

Hockey East[edit]

WCHA[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Preseason USCHO.com/CSTV Division I Men's Poll". USCHO.com. 2006-09-25. Retrieved 2013-07-05. 
  2. ^ "USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men's College Hockey Poll". USCHO.com. 2006-10-02. Retrieved 2013-07-05. 
  3. ^ "NCAA Tournament". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved July 5, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Men's Division I Hockey Overall Statistics: 2006-2007". USCHO.com. Retrieved 2010-12-27. 
  5. ^ "NCAA Division I Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-05. 
  6. ^ "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners". NCAA.org. Retrieved 2013-07-05. 
  7. ^ "AHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-05. 
  8. ^ "AHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-05. 
  9. ^ "AHA All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-05. 
  10. ^ "CCHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  11. ^ "CCHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  12. ^ "CCHA All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  13. ^ "CHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  14. ^ "CHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  15. ^ "CHA All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  16. ^ "ECAC Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  17. ^ "ECAC All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  18. ^ "ECAC All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  19. ^ "Hockey East Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  20. ^ "Hockey East All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  21. ^ "Hockey East All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  22. ^ "WCHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  23. ^ "WCHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  24. ^ "WCHA All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 

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