1949 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

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1949 NCAA Division I Men's
Ice Hockey Tournament
Teams 4
Finals Site Broadmoor Ice Palace
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Champions Boston College (1st title, 1st title game,
2nd Frozen Four)
Runner-Up Dartmouth (2nd title game,
2nd Frozen Four)
Semifinalists Colorado College (2nd Frozen Four)
Michigan (2nd Frozen Four)
Winning Coach John "Snooks" Kelley (1st title)
MOP Dick Desmond (Dartmouth)
Attendance 9,700
NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournaments
← 1948  1950 →

The 1949 NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Tournament involved 4 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college ice hockey. It began on March 17, 1949, and ended with the championship game on March 19. A total of 4 games were played, as a consolation game between the semifinal game losers was added. All games were played at Broadmoor Arena in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Boston College, coached by John "Snooks" Kelley, won the national title with a 4-3 victory in the final game over Dartmouth, coached by Edward Jeremiah.

Dick Desmond, goaltender for Dartmouth, was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player.


Team Coach Finished Final Opponent Score
Boston College John "Snooks" Kelley Champion Dartmouth W 4-3
Colorado College Cheddy Thompson Fourth Place Michigan L 4-10
Dartmouth Edward Jeremiah Runner-up Boston College L 3-4
Michigan Vic Heyliger Third Place Colorado College W 10-4


Semifinals Finals
  Dartmouth 4
  Michigan 2
  Dartmouth 3
  Boston College 4
  Colorado College 3
  Boston College 7

Consolation Game: Michigan 10, Colorado College 4

All-Tournament Team[1][edit]


  1. ^ "NCAA Frozen Four Records" (PDF). NCAA.org. Archived from the original on 2013-06-22. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  2. ^ "NCAA Division I Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-17. 

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