2009 ECAC Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

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The 2009 ECAC Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the 48th tournament in league history. It was played between March 6 and March 21, 2009. First Round and Quarterfinal games were played at home team campus sites, while the final four games were played at the Times Union Center in Albany, New York. By winning the tournament, Yale received the ECAC Hockey automatic bid to the 2009 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Format[edit]

The tournament features four rounds of play. In the first round, the fifth and twelfth, sixth and eleventh, seventh and tenth, and eighth and ninth seeds as determined by the final regular season standings play a best-of-three series, with the winner advancing to the quarterfinals. There, the first seed and lowest ranked first round winner, the second seed and second lowest ranked first round winner, the third seed and second highest ranked first round winner, and the fourth seed and highest ranked first round winner play a best-of-three series, 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-game, with the winner advancing to the championship game and the loser advancing to the third place game. The tournament champion receives an automatic bid to the 2009 NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Tournament.

Regular season 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
#10 Yale†* 22 15 5 2 32 74 48 34 24 8 2 113 76
#12 Cornell 22 13 6 3 29 56 41 36 22 10 4 92 74
#15 Princeton 22 14 8 0 28 53 40 35 22 12 1 99 74
St. Lawrence 22 11 7 4 26 71 48 38 21 12 5 124 92
Harvard 22 9 7 6 24 54 56 31 9 16 6 68 96
Dartmouth 22 11 9 2 24 63 60 31 14 14 3 88 87
Quinnipiac 22 9 10 3 21 62 46 39 18 18 3 124 110
Union 22 9 11 2 20 56 64 39 19 17 3 111 107
Clarkson 22 8 10 4 20 58 68 36 10 19 7 88 115
Colgate 22 6 11 5 17 45 58 37 12 18 7 89 109
Rensselaer 22 6 15 1 13 50 75 39 10 27 2 76 132
Brown 22 3 15 4 10 44 82 33 5 23 5 60 115
Championship: Yale
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Top 15 Poll

Bracket[edit]

Teams are reseeded after the First Round and Quarterfinals

  First round[4]
March 6–8
Quarterfinals[5]
March 13–15
Semifinals[6]
March 20
Championship
March 21
                                             
  1  Yale 4 2 1  Yale 4  
5  Harvard 0 0 12  Brown 2 0 4  St. Lawrence 3  
12  Brown 1 2
  2  Cornell 0 4 4
6  Dartmouth 2 1 11  Rensselaer 1 0 3     1  Yale 5
11  Rensselaer 3* 3   2  Cornell 0
  3  Princeton 3 2 3
7  Quinnipiac 3* 4 4* 8  Union 2 5 1
10  Colgate 2 5* 3 Third place
  4  St. Lawrence 5 5 2  Cornell 4**
8  Union 5 7 7  Quinnipiac 3 3 3  Princeton 3   3  Princeton 2
9  Clarkson 3 2 4  St. Lawrence 2


First round[edit]

(5) Harvard vs. (12) Brown[edit]

Brown won series 2–0


(6) Dartmouth vs. (11) Rensselaer[edit]

Rensselaer won series 2–0


(7) Quinnipiac vs. (10) Colgate[edit]

Quinnipiac won series 2–1


(8) Union vs. (9) Clarkson[edit]

Union won series 2–0


Quarterfinals[edit]

(1) Yale vs. (12) Brown[edit]

Yale won series 2–0


(2) Cornell vs. (11) Rensselaer[edit]

Cornell won series 2–1


(3) Princeton vs. (8) Union[edit]

Princeton won series 2–1


(4) St. Lawrence vs. (7) Quinnipiac[edit]

St. Lawrence won series 2–0


Semifinals[edit]

(1) Yale vs. (4) St. Lawrence[edit]


(2) Cornell vs. (3) Princeton[edit]


Third place[edit]

(3) Princeton vs. (4) St. Lawrence[edit]


Championship[edit]

(1) Yale vs. (2) Cornell[edit]


Tournament awards[edit]

All-Tournament Team[30][edit]

* Most Outstanding Player(s)

References[edit]

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  8. ^ "Brown 2, Harvard 0". USCHO.com. 2009-03-07. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  9. ^ "Rensselaer 3, Dartmouth 2". USCHO.com. 2009-03-06. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
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  11. ^ "Quinnipiac 3, Colgate 2". USCHO.com. 2009-03-06. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  12. ^ "Colgate 5, Quinnipiac 4". USCHO.com. 2009-03-07. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  13. ^ "Quinnipiac 4, Colgate 3". USCHO.com. 2009-03-08. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  14. ^ "Union 5, Clarkson 3". USCHO.com. 2009-03-06. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  15. ^ "Union 7, Clarkson 2". USCHO.com. 2009-03-07. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  16. ^ "Yale 4, Brown 2". USCHO.com. 2009-03-13. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  17. ^ "Yale 2, Brown 0". USCHO.com. 2009-03-14. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  18. ^ "Rensselaer 1, Cornell 0". USCHO.com. 2009-03-13. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  19. ^ "Cornell 4, Rensselaer 0". USCHO.com. 2009-03-14. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  20. ^ "Cornell 4, Rensselaer 3". USCHO.com. 2009-03-15. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  21. ^ "Princeton 3, Union 2". USCHO.com. 2009-03-13. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  22. ^ "Union 5, Princeton 2". USCHO.com. 2009-03-14. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  23. ^ "Princeton 3, Union 1". USCHO.com. 2009-03-15. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  24. ^ "St. Lawrence 5, Quinnipiac 3". USCHO.com. 2009-03-13. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  25. ^ "St. Lawrence 5, Quinnipiac 3". USCHO.com. 2009-03-14. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  26. ^ "Yale 4, St. Lawrence 3". USCHO.com. 2009-03-20. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  27. ^ "Cornell 4, Princeton 3". USCHO.com. 2009-03-20. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  28. ^ "St. Lawrence 2, Princeton 2". USCHO.com. 2009-03-21. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  29. ^ "Yale 5, Cornell 0". USCHO.com. 2009-03-07. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  30. ^ "Men's All-Tournament Teams". ECAC Hockey. Archived from the original on 2013-07-02. Retrieved 2014-04-26. 

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