2010 Hockey East Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

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The 2010 Hockey East Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was played between March 12 and March 20, 2010 at campus locations and at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. Boston College was awarded the Lamoriello Trophy and an automatic bid to the 2010 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 2010 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
#11 New Hampshire 27 15 6 6 36 98 77 39 18 14 7 131 122
#1 Boston College* 27 16 8 3 35 99 61 42 29 10 3 171 104
Boston University 27 13 12 2 28 93 91 38 18 17 3 123 124
Maine 27 13 12 2 28 95 90 39 19 17 3 143 130
Massachusetts–Lowell 27 12 11 4 28 82 72 39 19 16 4 114 92
Massachusetts 27 13 14 0 26 72 86 36 18 18 0 105 117
Merrimack 27 12 13 2 26 82 85 37 16 19 2 109 116
Vermont 27 9 11 7 25 78 82 39 17 15 7 113 112
Northeastern 27 11 14 2 24 70 87 34 16 16 2 93 100
Providence 27 5 18 4 14 46 84 34 10 20 4 68 99
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
March 12–14
Semifinals
March 19
Championship
March 20
                               
  1  New Hampshire 7 0 0 2  Boston College 3  
8  Vermont 4 1 1* 8  Vermont 0  
  2  Boston College 6 5
7  Massachusetts 5 2     2  Boston College 7*
  4  Maine 6
  3  Boston University 3 2 3
6  Merrimack 2 3* 0
  4  Maine 1 2 2 3  Boston University 2
5  Massachusetts-Lowell 2 0 0 4  Maine 5  

Note: * denotes overtime periods

Quarterfinals[edit]

(1) New Hampshire vs. (8) Vermont[edit]

Vermont won series, 2–1


(2) Boston College vs. (7) Massachusetts[edit]

Boston College won series 2–0


(3) Boston University vs. (6) Merrimack[edit]

Boston University won series 2 - 1


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

Maine won series 2-1


Semifinals[edit]

(2) Boston College vs. (8) University of Vermont[edit]


(3) Boston University vs. (4) University of Maine[edit]


Championship[edit]

(2) Boston College vs. (4) Maine[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]