1962–63 NCAA men's ice hockey season

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The 1962–63 NCAA men's ice hockey season began in November 1962 and concluded with the 1963 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament's championship game on March 16, 1963 at the McHugh Forum in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. This was the 16th season in which an NCAA ice hockey championship was held and is the 69th year overall where an NCAA school fielded a team.

Regular season[edit]

Season tournaments[edit]

Tournament Dates Teams Champion
ECAC Holiday Hockey Festival December 20–21 4 Boston College
Brown Holiday Tournament December 20–22 8 Brown
Boston Arena Christmas Tournament December 26–28 4 Harvard
Rensselaer Holiday Tournament December 27–29 4 Minnesota
Beanpot February 4, 11 4 Boston College

Standings[1][2][edit]

Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Minnesota 8 5 1 2 12 43 27 27 16 7 4 128 84
Michigan State 8 5 3 0 10 26 30 23 11 12 0 90 108
Michigan 8 0 6 2 2 22 34 24 7 14 3 98 96
indicates conference regular season champion
Conference Overall
GP W L T Pct. GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Harvard†* 22 17 3 2 .818 113 51 26 21 3 2 134 62
Clarkson 15 11 2 2 .800 72 33 28 21 5 2 155 73
Boston College 24 19 5 0 .792 113 49 31 22 9 0 144 79
St. Lawrence 16 12 3 1 .781 69 32 27 20 6 1 129 72
Providence 19 13 4 2 .737 101 51 23 13 8 2 110 68
Army 18 12 4 2 .722 74 42 25 17 6 2 120 57
Colgate 16 11 4 1 .719 78 30 22 16 5 1 131 42
Brown 22 15 6 1 .705 109 63 24 16 7 1 114 68
Williams 21 12 9 0 .571 112 78 22 13 9 0 121 82
Norwich 22 12 9 1 .568 140 104 22 12 9 1 140 104
Yale 20 11 9 0 .550 87 86 22 12 9 1 102 97
Connecticut 4 2 2 0 .500 17 24 7 4 3 0 26 34
New Hampshire 19 9 10 0 .474 101 80 20 10 10 0 109 87
Cornell 17 8 9 0 .471 55 68 19 9 9 1 69 71
Massachusetts 15 7 8 0 .467 50 77 16 7 9 2 51 79
Rensselaer 14 6 7 1 .464 66 51 23 10 12 1 133 100
Merrimack 12 5 7 0 .417 45 63 13 6 7 0 53 63
Middlebury 17 7 10 0 .412 79 87 22 10 12 0 104 109
Dartmouth 20 8 12 0 .400 87 87 20 8 12 0 87 87
Northeastern 25 9 16 0 .360 115 140 26 9 17 0 118 145
Colby 17 6 11 0 .353 58 89 21 7 14 0 72 103
Boston University 22 7 15 0 .318 75 90 23 7 16 0 87 101
Bowdoin 18 5 13 0 .278 92 91 19 6 13 0 101 92
American International 15 4 11 0 .267 53 119 18 7 11 0 93 125
Princeton 21 5 16 0 .238 58 118 23 6 17 0 94 124
Hamilton 16 2 13 1 .156 21 100 17 2 14 1 25 105
Amherst 15 2 13 0 .133 28 111 18 4 14 0 34 118
MIT 8 1 7 0 .125 10 65 13 2 10 1 31 96
Championship: Harvard
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Minnesota–Duluth 0 0 0 0 - - - 24 7 15 2 80 103
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
St. Lawrence 4 3 0 1 7 14 7 27 20 6 1 129 72
Clarkson 4 2 1 1 5 19 13 28 21 5 2 155 73
Rensselaer 4 0 4 0 0 9 22 23 10 12 1 133 100
indicates conference regular season champion
Conference Overall
GP W L T PCT GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Denver†* 18 12 6 0 .667 77 54 33 23 9 1 156 102
North Dakota 18 11 5 2 .667 76 62 32 22 7 3 162 91
Michigan Tech 20 11 7 2 .600 68 53 29 17 10 2 109 76
Minnesota 20 10 7 3 .575 87 67 27 16 7 4 128 84
Colorado College 16 6 10 0 .375 70 91 23 12 11 0 113 125
Michigan State 16 6 10 0 .375 60 90 23 11 12 0 90 108
Michigan 20 3 14 3 .225 62 89 24 7 14 3 98 96
Championship: Denver
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion

1963 NCAA Tournament[3][edit]

  Semifinals
March 14–15
National Championship
March 16
                     
E1 Boston College 2  
W2 North Dakota 8  
  W2 North Dakota 6  
  W1 Denver 5  
W1 Denver 6
E2 Clarkson 2     Third Place Game
  E1 Boston College 3
  E2 Clarkson 5

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Player stats[edit]

Scoring leaders[4][edit]

The following players led the league in points at the conclusion of the season.

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

Player Class Team GP G A Pts PIM
Tom Roe Senior Williams 21 45 33 78 -
Bob Brinkworth Junior Rensselaer 23 34 41 75 8
Leo Dupere Junior Northeastern 24 33 34 67 -
Jerry Knightley Sophomore Rensselaer 23 30 33 63 32
Billy Hogan Senior Boston College 19 40 59 -
Corby Adams Junior Clarkson 26 26 30 56 25
Al McLean Junior North Dakota 32 19 34 53 53
Dave Merrifield Senior North Dakota 32 21 30 51 28
John Cook Senior Princeton 26 23 49
Ken Astill Senior Rensselaer 23 22 27 49 13

Leading goaltenders[4][edit]

The following goaltenders led the league in goals against average at the end of the regular season while playing at least 33% of their team's total minutes.

GP = Games played; Min = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; OT = Overtime/shootout losses; GA = Goals against; SO = Shutouts; SV% = Save percentage; GAA = Goals against average

Player Class Team GP Min W L OT GA SO SV% GAA
George Baland Junior North Dakota - - - - - - 0 .910 1.00
Kurt Brown Sophomore Colgate - - 17 - - - 4 .930 1.83
Tom Haugh Junior Providence 18 - - - - - - .910 1.93
Godfrey Wood Senior Harvard 24 - - - - - - .911 2.21
Jack Shepard Senior Army 22 1216 13 5 2 46 1 .920 2.27
Richie Broadbelt Senior St. Lawrence 26 1526 - - - 62 4 .925 2.44
Joe Lech Sophomore North Dakota - - - - - - 1 .887 2.60
Garry Bauman Junior Michigan Tech 26 - - - - - - .915 2.69
Dudley Otto Senior North Dakota - - - - - - 0 .870 2.75
Roger Groth Sophomore Minnesota 26 - - - - - - .894 2.92

Awards[edit]

NCAA[edit]

ECAC[edit]

WCHA[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2008-09 ECAC Hockey Media Guide" (PDF). ECAC Hockey. Retrieved June 29, 2014.
  2. ^ "2008-09 WCHA Yearbook 97-112" (PDF). WCHA. Retrieved June 29, 2014.
  3. ^ "NCAA Tournament". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  4. ^ a b "1962-63 NCAA Division I Statistics". Elite Prospects. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  5. ^ "NCAA Division I Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved June 11, 2013.
  6. ^ "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved June 11, 2013.
  7. ^ "ECAC Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  8. ^ "ECAC All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  9. ^ "WCHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  10. ^ "WCHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.

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