1998 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

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1998 NCAA Division I Men's
Ice Hockey Tournament
Season 1997–98
Teams 12
Finals Site FleetCenter
Boston, Massachusetts
Champions Michigan (9th title, 11th title game,
19th Frozen Four)
Runner-Up Boston College (4th title game,
15th Frozen Four)
Semifinalists New Hampshire (4th Frozen Four)
Ohio State (1st Frozen Four)
Winning Coach Red Berenson (2nd title)
MOP Marty Turco (Michigan)
Attendance 79,362
NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournaments
← 1997  1999 →

The 1998 NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Tournament involved 12 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college ice hockey. It began on March 27, 1998, and ended with the championship game on April 4. A total of 11 games were played.

Qualifying teams[1][edit]

The at-large bids and seeding for each team in the tournament were announced after the conference tournaments concluded. The Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA), the ECAC, Hockey East and Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) all received 3 berths in the tournament.

East Regional – Albany West Regional – Ann Arbor
Seed School Conference Record Berth type Appearance Last bid Seed School Conference Record Berth type Appearance Last bid
1 Boston University Hockey East 28–7–2 At-large bid 24th 1997 1 Michigan State CCHA 33–5–5 Tournament champion 18th 1997
2 Boston College Hockey East 26–8–5 Tournament champion 19th 1991 2 North Dakota WCHA 30–7–1 At-large bid 14th 1997
3 Clarkson ECAC 23–8–3 At-large bid 17th 1997 3 Michigan CCHA 30–11–1 At-large bid 21st 1997
4 Wisconsin WCHA 26–13–1 Tournament champion 17th 1995 4 Ohio State CCHA 25–12–2 At-large bid 1st Never
5 New Hampshire Hockey East 23–11–1 At-large bid 9th 1997 5 Yale ECAC 23–8–3 At-large bid 2nd 1952
6 Colorado College WCHA 25–12–3 At-large bid 12th 1997 6 Princeton ECAC 18–10–7 Tournament champion 1st Never

Game locations[edit]

Brackets[edit]

Regionals[edit]

Frozen Four[edit]

National Semifinals
April 2
National Championship
April 4
           
E5 New Hampshire 0
W3 Michigan 4
W3 Michigan 3*
E2 Boston College 2
E2 Boston College 5
W4 Ohio State 2

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Regional Quarterfinals[edit]

East Regional[edit]

(3) Clarkson vs. (6) Colorado College[edit]


(4) Wisconsin vs. (5) New Hampshire[edit]


West Regional[edit]

(3) Michigan vs. (6) Princeton[edit]


(4) Ohio State vs. (5) Yale[edit]


Regional Semifinals[edit]

East Regional[edit]

(1) Boston University vs. (5) New Hampshire[edit]


(2) Boston College vs. (6) Colorado College[edit]


West Regional[edit]

(1) Michigan State vs. (4) Ohio State[edit]


(2) North Dakota vs. (3) Michigan[edit]


Frozen Four[edit]

National Semifinal[edit]

(E5) New Hampshire vs. (W3) Michigan[edit]


(E2) Boston College vs. (W4) Ohio State[edit]


National Championship[edit]

(W3) Michigan vs. (E2) Boston College[edit]


All-Tournament Team[2][edit]

* Most Outstanding Player(s)[3]

Record by conference[edit]

Conference # of Bids Record Win % Regional Semifinals Frozen Four Championship Game Champions
CCHA 3 6-2 .750 3 2 1 1
Hockey East 3 4-3 .571 3 2 1
WCHA 3 1-3 .250 2 - - -
ECAC 3 0-3 .000 - - - -

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 Frozen Four Records" (PDF). NCAA.org. Archived from the original on 2013-06-22. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  3. ^ "NCAA Division I Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-17. 

External links[edit]