1993–94 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season

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The 1993–94 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season began in October 1993 and concluded with the 1994 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament's championship game on April 2, 1994, at the Saint Paul Civic Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota. This was the 47th season in which an NCAA ice hockey championship was held and is the 99th year overall where an NCAA school fielded a team.

Pre-season polls[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season tournaments[edit]

Tournament Dates Teams Champion
Great Alaska Face–Off November 25–27 4 Lake Superior State
College Hockey Showcase November 26–27 4
Dexter Shoe Classic November 26–27 4 Rensselaer
Great Western Freeze–Out November 27–28 4 Miami
Badger Showdown December 28–29 4 Wisconsin
Denver Cup December 28–29 4 Denver
Cleveland College Hockey Classic December 29–30 4 Colorado College
Great Lakes Invitational December 29–30 4 Michigan
Rensselaer Holiday Tournament December 29–30 4 Rensselaer
Sheraton/USAir Hockey Classic December 29–30 4 New Hampshire
Mariucci Classic December 31–January 2 4 Lake Superior State
Beanpot February 7, 14 4 Boston College

Standings[1][2][3][4][edit]

Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Michigan†* 30 24 5 1 49 146 80 41 33 7 1 205 112
Lake Superior State 30 18 8 4 40 129 69 45 31 10 4 198 103
Michigan State 30 17 8 5 39 115 87 41 23 13 5 155 123
Western Michigan 30 18 10 2 38 117 101 40 24 13 3 165 134
Miami 30 17 12 1 35 112 94 38 21 16 1 137 120
Bowling Green 30 15 13 2 32 114 105 38 19 17 2 149 132
Ferris State 30 12 17 1 25 110 122 38 14 23 1 205 247
Notre Dame 30 9 16 5 23 85 121 38 11 22 5 113 165
Illinois-Chicago 30 8 20 2 18 101 144 39 11 26 2 135 192
Ohio State 30 6 19 5 17 81 124 35 7 23 5 98 158
Kent State 30 6 22 2 14 109 172 39 11 26 2 151 219
Alaska-Fairbanks^ 38 24 13 1 223 152
Championship: Michigan
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
^ Alaska-Fairbanks is an affiliate member and its games do not count towards the conference standings
Final rankings: USA Today/American Hockey Magazine Coaches Poll Top 10 Poll
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Harvard†* 22 16 2 4 36 107 60 33 24 5 4 155 89
Clarkson 22 13 5 4 30 92 67 34 20 9 5 147 114
Rensselaer 22 12 6 4 28 99 75 36 21 11 4 171 115
Brown 22 12 7 3 27 91 73 32 15 13 4 116 117
Vermont 22 10 6 6 26 86 75 33 15 12 6 127 113
Union 22 10 9 3 23 83 89 30 15 11 4 117 118
Colgate 22 10 10 2 22 97 90 33 14 17 2 144 137
Cornell 22 7 10 5 19 73 89 30 8 17 5 97 126
Princeton 22 7 12 3 17 63 80 28 10 15 3 88 101
St. Lawrence 22 8 14 0 16 74 95 31 10 21 0 99 134
Yale 22 5 16 1 11 58 102 27 5 21 1 73 133
Dartmouth 22 4 17 1 9 80 111 27 5 21 1 94 137
Championship: Harvard
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/American Hockey Magazine Coaches Poll Top 10 Poll
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Boston University†* 24 21 3 0 42 120 63 41 34 7 0 195 113
Massachusetts–Lowell 24 14 6 4 32 91 91 40 25 10 5 164 120
New Hampshire 24 13 9 2 28 90 91 40 25 12 3 145 125
Northeastern 24 10 8 6 26 94 95 39 19 13 7 162 159
Providence 24 9 13 2 20 74 111 36 14 19 3 120 149
Boston College 24 7 12 5 19 85 96 35 15 16 5 145 133
Merrimack 24 8 14 2 18 77 110 37 16 19 2 126 152
Maine^ 24 3 20 1 7 92 130 36 6 29 1 142 130
Championship: Boston University
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
^ Towards the end of the season Maine was required to retroactively forfeit 14 games for using a player deemed ineligible by the NCAA
Final rankings: USA Today/American Hockey Magazine Coaches Poll Top 10 Poll
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Air Force 0 0 0 0 - - - 32 15 16 1 121 139
Army 0 0 0 0 - - - 30 14 16 0 123 121
Massachusetts 0 0 0 0 - - - 29 20 9 0 177 94
Final rankings: USA Today/American Hockey Magazine Coaches Poll Top 10 Poll
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Colorado College 32 18 9 5 41 135 126 39 23 11 5 163 138
Minnesota* 32 18 10 4 40 111 109 40 24 12 4 151 142
Wisconsin 32 19 12 1 39 128 103 40 26 15 1 172 133
St. Cloud State 32 16 12 4 36 127 111 38 21 13 4 160 135
Northern Michigan 32 17 14 1 35 129 120 39 22 16 1 157 140
Alaska-Anchorage 32 14 16 2 30 110 109 36 15 19 2 123 132
Minnesota-Duluth 32 12 17 3 27 125 131 38 14 21 3 144 160
North Dakota 32 11 17 4 26 101 131 38 11 23 4 119 164
Denver 32 11 18 3 25 116 130 38 15 20 3 146 155
Michigan Tech 32 8 19 5 21 93 105 45 13 27 5 135 163
Championship: Minnesota
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Top 15 Poll

1994 NCAA Tournament[5][edit]

Regional Quarterfinals
March 25–26
Regional Semifinals
March 26–27
Frozen Four
March 31
National Championship
April 2
                       
E1 Boston University
bye
E1 Boston University 6
East Regional
E4 Wisconsin 2
E4 Wisconsin 6
E5 Western Michigan 3
E1 Boston University 4
W2 Minnesota 1
W2 Minnesota
bye
W2 Minnesota 2*
West Regional
W3 Massachusetts-Lowell 1
W3 Massachusetts-Lowell 4
W6 Michigan State 3
E1 Boston University 1
W4 Lake Superior State 9
W1 Michigan
bye
W1 Michigan 4
West Regional
W4 Lake Superior State 5*
W4 Lake Superior State 6*
W5 Northeastern 5
W4 Lake Superior State 3*
E2 Harvard 2
E2 Harvard
bye
E2 Harvard 7
East Regional
E3 New Hampshire 1
E3 New Hampshire 2
E6 Rensselaer 0

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Player stats[edit]

Scoring leaders[6][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
Fedorchuk, DeanDean Fedorchuk Senior Alaska-Fairbanks 38 42 32 74 88
MacMillan, TravisTravis MacMillan Senior Alaska-Fairbanks 38 23 51 74 66
Guolla, SteveSteve Guolla Junior Michigan State 41 23 46 69 16
Wiseman, BrianBrian Wiseman Senior Michigan 40 19 50 69 44
Oliver, DavidDavid Oliver Senior Michigan 41 28 40 68 16
Conroy, CraigCraig Conroy Senior Clarkson 34 26 39 65 46
Fairchild, KellyKelly Fairchild Senior Wisconsin 42 20 44 64 81
Shier, AndrewAndrew Shier Senior Wisconsin 42 17 45 62 76
Marinucci, ChrisChris Marinucci Senior Minnesota–Duluth 38 30 31 61 65
Martins, SteveSteve Martins Junior Harvard 32 25 35 60 93
Lester, DonDon Lester Senior Alaska-Fairbanks 38 19 41 60 32

Leading goaltenders[6][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
Lacher, BlaineBlaine Lacher Junior Lake Superior State 30 1785 20 5 4 59 6 .918 1.98
Herlofsky, DerekDerek Herlofsky Junior Boston University 20 1056 15 3 0 44 4 .909 2.50
Shields, SteveSteve Shields Senior Michigan 36 1961 28 6 1 87 0 .892 2.66
Gordon, ChrisChris Gordon Senior Michigan 11 .895 2.70
Buzak, MikeMike Buzak Junior Michigan State 39 2297 21 12 5 104 2 .903 2.72
Roloson, DwayneDwayne Roloson Senior Massachusetts-Lowell 40 2305 23 10 7 106 2 .909 2.76
Brown, CraigCraig Brown Senior Western Michigan 24 14 5 2 .907 2.86
McKersie, J. P.J. P. McKersie Junior Boston University 24 1325 19 4 0 64 0 2.90
Shulmistra, RichardRichard Shulmistra Senior Miami 27 1521 13 12 1 74 0 .892 2.92
Kilduff, DaveDave Kilduff Freshman Massachusetts 20 1088 14 4 0 52 2 .866 2.93

Awards[edit]

NCAA[edit]

CCHA[edit]

ECAC[edit]

Hockey East[edit]

WCHA[edit]

References[edit]

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  9. ^ "CCHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013. 
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  12. ^ "ECAC Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013. 
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  14. ^ "ECAC All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013. 
  15. ^ "Hockey East Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013. 
  16. ^ "Hockey East All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013. 
  17. ^ "Hockey East All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013. 
  18. ^ "WCHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013. 
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