2002 CHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

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The 2002 CHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was played between March 14 and March 16, 2002 at Dwyer Arena in Lewiston, New York. Wayne State defeated Alabama-Huntsville 5–4 in overtime in the championship game to win the tournament for the second consecutive year.

Format[edit]

The tournament featured six team for the first time. The top two teams from the regular season received byes to the semifinals where they played the winners from the quarterfinal games. The two semifinal winners met in the championship game on March 16, 2002.

Conference Standings[edit]

Note: GP = Games Played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; PTS = Points; GF = Goals For; GA = Goals Against

Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Wayne State†* 20 15 2 3 33 84 48 36 21 11 4 124 112
Bemidji State 19 8 7 4 22 65 61 35 12 18 5 116 146
Alabama–Huntsville 20 10 9 1 21 75 77 37 18 18 1 128 140
Niagara 19 8 10 1 19 61 65 35 17 17 1 120 118
Air Force 18 6 10 2 14 53 63 34 16 16 2 123 119
Findlay 20 5 14 1 11 57 81 35 11 22 2 105 140
Championship: Wayne State
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Top 15 Poll

Bracket[edit]

  Quarterfinal

March 14, 2002

    Semifinals

March 15, 2002

    Championship

March 16, 2002

                           
        1 Wayne State 3  
  4 Niagara 3     5 Air Force 1    
  5 Air Force 5         1 Wayne State 5*
      3 Alabama-Huntsville 4
        2 Bemidji State 2    
  3 Alabama-Huntsville 4     3 Alabama-Huntsville 5  
  6 Findlay 1  

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Tournament awards[edit]

All-Star team[edit]

MVP[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Phelps, Mekye (2007). 2007–08 College Hockey America media guide (PDF). College Hockey America. Retrieved 2009-01-31. 

External links[edit]