2008 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

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The 2008 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the 37th CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament. It was played between March 6 and March 22, 2008. Opening round and quarterfinal games were played at campus sites, while the semifinals, third place, and championship games were played at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. By winning the tournament, Michigan received the Central Collegiate Hockey Association's automatic bid to the 2008 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
#2 Michigan†* 28 20 4 4 44 107 62 43 33 6 4 170 89
#5 Miami (OH) 28 21 6 1 43 114 56 42 33 8 1 169 78
#7 Michigan State 28 19 6 3 41 92 58 42 25 12 5 135 98
#3 Notre Dame 28 15 9 4 34 74 57 47 27 16 4 136 100
Ferris State 28 12 12 4 28 77 72 39 18 16 5 109 98
Northern Michigan 28 12 13 3 27 76 78 44 20 20 4 116 120
Bowling Green 28 13 15 0 26 73 84 39 18 21 0 105 120
Nebraska–Omaha 28 11 13 4 26 87 99 40 17 19 4 125 142
Alaska 28 8 16 4 20 61 80 35 9 21 5 80 104
Lake Superior State 28 7 15 6 20 65 101 37 10 20 7 91 125
Ohio State 28 7 18 3 17 61 93 41 12 25 4 98 136
Western Michigan 28 4 22 2 10 53 100 38 8 27 3 82 126
Championship: Michigan
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Top 15 Poll

Bracket[edit]

  First round
March 6–9
Quarterfinals
March 14–16
Semifinals
March 21
Championship
March 22
                                             
  1  Michigan 10 2 1  Michigan 6  
5  Ferris State 4* 6 8  Nebraska-Omaha 1 1 6  Northern Michigan 4  
12  Western Michigan 3 3
  2  Miami (OH) 4 4
6  Northern Michigan 4 4 6 7  Bowling Green 1 2     1  Michigan 2
11  Ohio State 3 2 1   2  Miami (OH) 1
  3  Michigan State 5 1 2
7  Bowling Green 4 1 4* 6  Northern Michigan 1 2 3*
10  Lake Superior State 3 6 3 Third place
  4  Notre Dame 1 6 2 2  Miami (OH) 2*
8  Nebraska-Omaha 4 3 2*** 5  Ferris State 2 3 1 4  Notre Dame 1   4  Notre Dame 1
9  Alaska 3 5 1 6  Northern Michigan 2


Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

First round[edit]

(5) Ferris State vs. (12) Western Michigan[edit]

Ferris State won series 2–0


(6) Northern Michigan vs. (11) Ohio State[edit]

Northern Michigan won series 2–1


(7) Bowling Green vs. (10) Lake Superior State[edit]

Bowling Green won series 2–1


(8) Nebraska-Omaha vs. (9) Alaska[edit]

Nebraska-Omaha won series 2–1


Quarterfinals[edit]

(1) Michigan vs. (8) Nebraska-Omaha[edit]

Michigan won series 2–0


(2) Miami (OH) vs. (7) Bowling Green[edit]

Miami (OH) won series 2–0


(3) Michigan State vs. (6) Northern Michigan[edit]

Northern Michigan won series 2–1


(4) Notre Dame vs. (5) Ferris State[edit]

Notre Dame won series 2–1


Semifinals[edit]

(1) Michigan vs. (6) Northern Michigan[edit]


(2) Miami (OH) vs. (4) Notre Dame[edit]


Third place[edit]

(4) Notre Dame vs. (6) Northern Michigan[edit]


Championship[edit]

(1) Michigan vs. (2) Miami (OH)[edit]


Tournament awards[edit]

All-Tournament Team[1][edit]

* Most Valuable Player(s)[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012-13 CCHA Media Guide". ISSUU.com. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 
  2. ^ "CCHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archive. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

External links[edit]