1991 Hockey East Men's Ice Hockey Tournament
|1991 Hockey East Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|
|Dates||February 27–March 10, 1991|
|Finals site||Boston Garden
|Champions||Boston University (2nd title)|
|Winning coach||Jack Parker (2nd title)|
|MVP||Shawn McEachern (Boston University)|
Hockey East Men's Ice Hockey Tournaments
The 1991 Hockey East Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the 7th Tournament in the history of the conference. It was played between February 27 and March 10, 1991. Quarterfinal games were played at home team campus sites, while the final four games were played at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, the home venue of the NHL's Boston Bruins. By winning the tournament, Boston University received the Hockey East's automatic bid to the 1991 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.
- 1 Format
- 2 Conference Standings
- 3 Bracket
- 3.1 Quarterfinals
- 3.2 Semifinals
- 3.3 Championship
- 4 Tournament awards
- 5 References
- 6 External links
The tournament featured three rounds of play with each round being a single-elimination game. In the first round, the first and eighth seeds, the second and seventh seeds, the third seed and sixth seeds, and the fourth seed and fifth seeds played with the winners advancing to the semifinals. In the semifinals, the highest and lowest seeds and second highest and second lowest seeds play with the winners advancing to the championship game. The tournament champion receives an automatic bid to the 1991 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.
Note: GP = Games Played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; PTS = Points; GF = Goals For; GA = Goals Against
|Championship: Boston University
† indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/American Hockey Magazine Coaches Poll Top 10 Poll
Teams are reseeded after the quarterfinals
February 27–March 2
Note: * denotes overtime period(s)
(1) Boston College vs. (8) Northeastern
|February 27||Boston College||5 – 6||Northeastern||Conte Forum|
(2) Maine vs. (7) Lowell
|March 2||Maine||5 – 3||Lowell||Alfond Arena|
(3) Boston University vs. (6) Merrimack
|February 28||Boston University||7 – 1||Merrimack||Walter Brown Arena|
(4) Providence vs. (5) New Hampshire
|March 1||Providence||4 – 1||New Hampshire||Schneider Arena|
(2) Maine vs. (8) Northeastern
|March 8||Maine||4 – 3||OT||Northeastern||Boston Garden|
(3) Boston University vs. (4) Providence
|March 8||Boston University||7 – 5||Providence||Boston Garden|
(2) Maine vs. (3) Boston University
|March 10||Maine||3 – 4||OT||Boston University||Boston Garden|
- F Sebastian Laplante (Northeastern)
- F Shawn McEachern* (Boston University)
- F Steve Tepper (Maine)
- D Peter Ahola (Boston University)
- D Keith Carney (Maine)
- G John Bradley (Boston University)
- "Boston University Men's Team History". Retrieved 2014-05-19.
- "Jack Parker Year-by-Year Coaching Record". Retrieved 2014-05-19.
- "Hockey East Awards". College Hockey Historical Archive. Retrieved 2014-05-19.
- "Hockey East Tournament". College Hockey Historical Archive. Retrieved 2014-05-19.
- "2013-14 Hockey East Media Guide". Hockey East. Retrieved 2014-05-19.