1952 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament
|Champions||Michigan (3rd title)|
|Runner-Up||Colorado College (2nd title game)|
|Winning coach||Vic Heyliger (3rd title)|
|MOP||Ken Kinsley Colorado College|
The 1952 NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Tournament was the culmination of the 1951–52 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season, the 5th such tournament in NCAA history. It was held between March 13 and 15, 1952, and concluded with Michigan defeating Colorado College 4-1. All games were played at the Broadmoor Ice Palace in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
This was the first tournament to include teams that played in a conference. The MCHL been created before the start of the season and through both of the conference representatives had appeared in the tournament previously both were independent. The Tri-State League also sent its first representative to the tournament after the conference began play the year before.
- 1 Qualifying teams
- 2 Format
- 3 Bracket
- 4 All-Tournament Team
- 5 References
- 6 External links
Four teams qualified for the tournament, two each from the eastern and western regions. The two best MCHL teams and a Tri-State League representative received bids into the tournament as did one independent school.
|Seed||School||Conference||Record||Berth type||Appearance||Last bid||Seed||School||Conference||Record||Berth type||Appearance||Last bid|
|1||St. Lawrence||Tri-State League||15–3–0||At-Large||1st||Never||1||Colorado College||MCHL||18–4–1||At-Large||5th||1951|
The eastern team judged as better was seeded as the top eastern team while the MCHL champion was given the top western seed. The second eastern seed was slotted to play the top western seed and vice versa. All games were played at the Broadmoor Ice Palace. All matches were Single-game eliminations with the semifinal winners advancing to the national championship game and the losers playing in a consolation game.
|E2||Yale||3||Third Place Game|
Note: * denotes overtime period(s)
St. Lawrence vs. Michigan
|March 13||St. Lawrence||3 – 9||Michigan||Broadmoor Ice Palace|
Colorado College vs. Yale
|March 14||Colorado College||4 – 3||Yale||Broadmoor Ice Palace|
St. Lawrence vs. Yale
|March 15||St. Lawrence||1 – 4||Yale||Broadmoor Ice Palace|
Colorado College vs. Michigan
|March 15||Colorado College||1 – 4||Michigan||Broadmoor Ice Palace|
|No scoring||First period||11:35 - George Chin (Philpott)
16:29 - GW PP - Earl Keyes (Haas, Shave)
19:07 - SH - Doug Philpott (unassisted)
|(Kennific) Cameron Berry - 05:00||Second period||10:12 - Graham Cragg (MacLellan)|
|No scoring||Third period||No scoring|
|Ken Kinsley ( 46 saves )||Goalie stats||( 31 saves ) Willard Ikola|
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- "NCAA Frozen Four Records" (PDF). NCAA.org. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2013-06-22. Retrieved 2013-06-19.
- "NCAA Division I Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-17.