2009 Hockey East Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

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The 2009 Hockey East Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was played between March 13 and March 21, 2009 at campus locations and at the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. Boston University won their seventh Hockey East Men's Ice Hockey Tournament and the Lamoriello Trophy and received Hockey East's automatic bid to the 2009 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Format[edit]

The tournament featured three rounds of play. The teams that finish below eighth in the conference are 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 2009 NCAA Division I Men's 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
#1 Boston University†* 27 18 5 4 40 103 54 45 35 6 4 177 91
#11 Northeastern 27 18 6 3 39 78 59 41 25 12 4 121 91
#6 New Hampshire 27 15 8 4 32 80 78 38 20 13 5 116 112
#3 Vermont 27 15 8 4 32 78 69 39 22 12 5 121 102
Massachusetts–Lowell 27 14 11 2 30 84 66 38 20 16 2 112 86
Boston College 27 11 11 5 27 81 77 37 18 14 5 112 105
Massachusetts 27 10 14 3 23 77 75 39 16 20 3 112 103
Maine 27 7 17 3 17 52 82 39 13 22 4 86 110
Merrimack 27 5 19 3 13 57 80 34 9 21 4 72 89
Providence 27 4 18 5 13 56 106 34 7 22 5 77 133
Championship: Boston University
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Top 15 Poll

Bracket[edit]

  Quarterfinals
March 13–15
Semifinals
March 20
Championship
March 21
                               
  1  Boston University 2 3 6 1  Boston University 3  
8  Maine 1 6 2 6  Boston College 2  
  2  Northeastern 1 4 3*
7  Massachusetts 2 1 2     1  Boston University 1
  5  Massachusetts-Lowell 0
  3  New Hampshire 3 0
6  Boston College 5 1
  4  Vermont 3 2 2  Northeastern 2
5  Massachusetts-Lowell 4* 4 5  Massachusetts-Lowell 3*  


Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Quarterfinals[edit]

(1) Boston University vs. (8) Maine[edit]

Boston University won series 2–1


(2) Northeastern vs. (7) Massachusetts[edit]

Northeastern won series 2–1


(3) New Hampshire vs. (6) Boston College[edit]

Boston College won series 2–0


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

Massachusetts-Lowell won series 2–0


Semifinals[edit]

(1) Boston University vs. (6) Boston College[edit]


(2) Northeastern vs. (5) Massachusetts-Lowell[edit]


Championship[edit]

(1) Boston University vs. (5) Massachusetts-Lowell[edit]


Tournament awards[edit]

All-Tournament Team[1][edit]

* Tournament MVP(s)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013-14 Hockey East Media Guide". Hockey East. Retrieved 2014-05-19. 

External links[edit]