2013 Hockey East Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

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The 2013 Hockey East Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was played between March 14 and March 13, 2013 at campus locations and at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The UMass Lowell River Hawks won their first Hockey East Tournament and earned the Hockey East's automatic bid into the 2013 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 2013 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 record Overall record
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#5 UMass Lowell dagger * 27 16 9 2 34 81 63 38 26 10 2 113 79
#4 Boston College 27 15 9 3 33 88 72 37 22 11 4 127 102
#17 Boston University 27 15 10 2 32 82 73 39 21 16 2 120 110
#16 Providence 27 13 8 6 32 75 63 38 17 14 7 105 90
#10 New Hampshire 27 13 8 6 32 81 58 37 19 11 7 117 86
Merrimack 27 13 11 3 29 68 66 38 15 17 6 91 98
Maine 27 7 12 8 22 57 72 38 11 19 8 77 104
Vermont 27 8 13 6 22 60 80 36 11 19 6 82 110
Massachusetts 27 9 16 2 20 72 79 34 12 19 3 93 102
Northeastern 27 5 18 4 14 59 97 34 9 21 4 81 118
Championship: March 23, 2013
dagger indicates conference regular season champion; * indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll; updated March 25, 2013

Bracket[edit]

  Quarterfinals
March 10–13
Semifinals
March 22
Championship
March 23
                               
  1  UMass Lowell 4 2* 1  UMass Lowell 2  
8  Maine 2 1 4  Providence 1  
  2  Boston College 4 4 -
7  Vermont 2 1 -     1  UMass Lowell 1
  3  Boston University 0
  3  Boston University 3 5 -
6  Merrimack 0 3 -
  4  Providence 3 1 3 2  Boston College 3
5  New Hampshire 2 4 2 3  Boston University 6  

Note: * denotes overtime periods


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]