1952 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

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1952 NCAA Division I Men's
Ice Hockey Tournament
Teams 4
Finals Site Broadmoor Ice Palace
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Champions Michigan (3rd title, 3rd title game,
5th Frozen Four)
Runner-Up Colorado College (2nd title game,
5th Frozen Four)
Semifinalists St. Lawrence (1st Frozen Four)
Yale (1st Frozen Four)
Winning Coach Vic Heyliger (3rd title)
MOP Ken Kinsley (Colorado College)
Attendance 8,600
NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournaments
← 1951  1953 →

The 1952 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 13, 1952, and ended with the championship game on March 15. A total of 4 games were played, all at Broadmoor Arena in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Michigan, coached by Vic Heyliger, won their third national title with a 4-1 victory in the final game over Colorado College, coached by Cheddy Thompson.

Ken Kinsley, goaltender for Colorado College, was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player.


Team Coach Finished Final Opponent Score
Colorado College Cheddy Thompson Runner-up Michigan L 1-4
Michigan Vic Heyliger Champion Colorado College W 4-1
St. Lawrence Olav Kollevoll Fourth Place Yale L 1-4
Yale Murray Murdoch Third Place St. Lawrence W 4-1


Semifinals Finals
  Michigan 9
  St. Lawrence 3
  Michigan 4
  Colorado College 1
  Colorado College 4
  Yale 3

Consolation Game: Yale 4, St. Lawrence 1

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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