1957 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

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1957 NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Tournament
Teams 4
Finals Site
Champions Colorado College (2nd title)
Runner-Up Michigan (7th title game)
Winning coach Tom Bedecki (1st title)
MOP Bob McCusker Colorado College

The 1957 NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Tournament was the culmination of the 1956–57 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season, the 10th such tournament in NCAA history. It was held between March 14 and 16, 1957, and concluded with Colorado College defeating Michigan 13-6. All games were played at the Broadmoor Ice Palace in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Colorado College tied their own record for most goals scored in a championship game with 13. Additionally, the 6 goals that Michigan scored made it the title match with the highest number of combined goals scored (19).

Qualifying teams[1][edit]

Four teams qualified for the tournament, two each from the eastern and western regions. The two best WIHL teams and a Tri-State League representative received bids into the tournament as did one independent school.

East West
Seed School Conference Record Berth type Appearance Last bid Seed School Conference Record Berth type Appearance Last bid
1 Clarkson Tri-State League 18–2–0 At-Large 1st Never 1 Colorado College WIHL 23–5–0 At-Large 7th 1955
2 Harvard Independent 21–3–0 At-Large 2nd 1955 2 Michigan WIHL 17–4–2 At-Large 10th 1956


The eastern team judged as better was seeded as the top eastern team while the WIHL 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.


March 14–15
Championship Game
March 16
W1  Colorado College 5  
E2  Clarkson 3  
  W1  Colorado College 13  
  W2  Michigan 6  
E1  Harvard 1
W2  Michigan 6     Consolation Game
  E1  Harvard 1
  E2  Clarkson 2*

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)


Colorado College vs. Clarkson[edit]

Harvard vs. Michigan[edit]

Consolation Game[edit]

Harvard vs. Clarkson[edit]

Championship Game[edit]

Colorado College vs. Michigan[edit]

All-Tournament Team[3][edit]


  1. ^ "NCAA Division 1 Tournament". College Hockey Historical Archives. Archived from the original on 2013-06-21. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  2. ^ a b "Colorado College 2013-14 Media Guide" (PDF). CC Tigers. Retrieved 2014-06-21. 
  3. ^ "NCAA Frozen Four Records" (PDF). NCAA.org. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2013-06-22. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  4. ^ "NCAA Division I Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-17. 

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