1962 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

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1962 NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Tournament
Teams 4
Finals Site
Champions Michigan Tech (1st title)
Runner-Up Clarkson (1st title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coach John MacInnes (1st title)
MOP Lou Angotti Michigan Tech
Attendance 11,451

The 1962 NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Tournament was the culmination of the 1961–62 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season, the 15th such tournament in NCAA history. It was held between March 15 and 17, 1962, and concluded with Michigan Tech defeating Clarkson 7-1. All games were played at the Utica Memorial Auditorium in Utica, New York.

Qualifying teams[1][edit]

Four teams qualified for the tournament, two each from the eastern and western regions. The ECAC tournament champion and the WCHA tournament champion received automatic bids into the tournament. Two at-large bids were offered to one eastern and one western team based upon both their tournament finish as well as their regular season record.

East West
Seed School Conference Record Berth type Appearance Last bid Seed School Conference Record Berth type Appearance Last bid
1 Clarkson ECAC Hockey 21–2–1 At-Large 3rd 1958 1 Michigan Tech WCHA 27–3–0 Tournament champion 3rd 1960
2 St. Lawrence ECAC Hockey 17–7–1 Tournament champion 7th 1961 2 Michigan WCHA 21–4–0 At-Large 11th 1957

Format[edit]

The higher-ranked ECAC team was seeded as the top eastern team while the WCHA 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 Utica Memorial Auditorium. All matches were Single-game eliminations with the semifinal winners advancing to the national championship game and the losers playing in a consolation game.

Tournament Bracket[2][edit]

  Semifinals
March 15–16
National Championship
March 17
                     
E1  Clarkson 5  
W2  Michigan 4  
  E1  Clarkson 1  
  W1  Michigan Tech 7  
W1  Michigan Tech 6
E2  St. Lawrence 1     Third Place Game
  W2  Michigan 5
  E2  St. Lawrence 1

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Semifinals[edit]

Clarkson vs. Michigan[edit]


Michigan Tech vs. St. Lawrence[edit]


Consolation Game[edit]

St. Lawrence vs. Michigan[edit]


National Championship[edit]

Clarkson vs. Michigan Tech[edit]


All-Tournament Team[4][edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NCAA Division 1 Tournament". College Hockey Historical Archives. Archived from the original on 2013-06-21. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  2. ^ "NCAA Tournament". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Michigan Tech 2009-10 Hockey Yearbook". Michigan Tech Huskies. Retrieved 2016-06-15. 
  4. ^ "NCAA Frozen Four Records" (PDF). NCAA.org. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2013-06-22. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  5. ^ "NCAA Division I Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-17. 

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