1964 NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament
|Champions||Michigan Wolverines (7th title)|
|Runner-Up||Denver Pioneers (5th title game)|
|Winning coach||Al Renfrew (1st title)|
|MOP||Bob Gray Michigan|
The 1964 NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the culmination of the 1963–64 NCAA men's ice hockey season, the 17th such tournament in NCAA history. It was held between March 19 and 21, 1964, and concluded with Michigan defeating Denver 6-3. All games were played at the University of Denver Arena in Denver, Colorado.
- 1 Qualifying teams
- 2 Format
- 3 Tournament Bracket
- 4 All-Tournament Team
- 5 References
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.
|Seed||School||Conference||Record||Berth type||Appearance||Last bid||Seed||School||Conference||Record||Berth type||Appearance||Last bid|
|1||Providence||ECAC Hockey||19–5–0||Tournament champion||1st||Never||1||Denver||WCHA||19–6–4||Tournament champion||5th||1963|
The ECAC champion 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 Meehan 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.
|W2||Michigan||3||Third Place Game|
Note: * denotes overtime period(s)
Denver vs. Rensselaer
|March 19||Denver||4 – 1||Rensselaer||University of Denver Arena|
Providence vs. Michigan
|March 20||Providence||2 – 3||Michigan||University of Denver Arena|
Providence vs. Rensselaer
|March 21||Providence||1 – 2||Rensselaer||University of Denver Arena|
Denver vs. Michigan
|March 21||Denver||3 – 6||Michigan||University of Denver Arena|
|No Scoring||First period||17:48 - Wilf Martin (Hood, Polonic)|
|(Herrebout, Lindsay) Billy Staub - PP - 05:34
(Sampson, Naslund) Ron Livingstone - 17:24
|Second period||02:19 - PP - Mel Wakabayashi (Ferguson, Wilkie)|
03:22 - Jack Cole (Wilkie)
|(Herrebout) Wayne Smith - PP - 09:54||Third period||04:08 - GW - Jack Cole (Polonic, Wilkie)|
16:49 - Mel Wakabayashi (Coristine, Ferguson)
18:24 - Alex Hood (Polonic, Martin)
|Buddy Blom ( 23 saves )||Goalie stats||( 31 saves ) Bob Gray|
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