2007 Hockey East Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

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The 2007 Hockey East Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the 23rd Tournament in the history of the conference. It was played between March 8 and March 17, 2007. Quarterfinal games were played at home team campus sites, while the final four games were played at the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, the home venue of the NHL's Boston Bruins. By winning the tournament Boston College received the Hockey East's automatic bid to the 2007 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Format[edit]

The tournament featured three rounds of play. The teams that finish below eighth in the conference are not eligible for tournament play. 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 a best-of-three with the winner advancing to the semifinals. In the semifinals, the highest and lowest seeds and second highest and second lowest seeds play a single-elimination game, with the winner advancing to the championship game. The tournament champion receives an automatic bid to the 2007 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

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
#9 New Hampshire 27 18 7 2 38 96 62 39 26 11 2 139 89
#2 Boston College* 27 14 7 7 35 89 70 40 22 11 7 127 99
#13 Boston University 27 13 6 8 34 69 51 39 20 10 9 99 78
#12 Massachusetts 27 15 9 3 33 71 63 39 21 13 5 109 91
#6 Maine 27 14 12 1 29 80 69 40 23 15 2 133 99
Vermont 27 12 10 5 29 55 56 39 18 16 5 87 78
Northeastern 27 9 13 5 23 60 66 36 13 18 5 84 94
Providence 27 9 15 3 21 66 71 36 10 23 3 76 108
Massachusetts–Lowell 27 7 16 4 18 51 76 36 8 21 7 74 104
Merrimack 27 3 22 2 8 28 86 34 3 27 4 37 111
Championship: Boston College
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Top 15 Poll

Bracket[edit]

  Quarterfinals[2]
March 8–10
Semifinals[3]
March 16
Championship
March 17
                               
  1  New Hampshire 4 6 1  New Hampshire 3**  
8  Providence 0 0 4  Massachusetts 2  
  2  Boston College 3 7
7  Northeastern 0 1     1  New Hampshire 2
  2  Boston College 5
  3  Boston University 2 2 3*
6  Vermont 3 0 2
  4  Massachusetts 3 5 2  Boston College 6
5  Maine 2 2 3  Boston University 2  

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Quarterfinals[edit]

(1) New Hampshire vs. (8) Providence[edit]

New Hampshire won series 2–0


(2) Boston College vs. (7) Northeastern[edit]

Boston College won series 2–0


(3) Boston University vs. (6) Vermont[edit]

Boston University won series 2–1


(4) Massachusetts vs. (5) Maine[edit]

Massachusetts won series 2–0


Semifinals[edit]

(1) New Hampshire vs. (4) Massachusetts[edit]


(2) Boston College vs. (3) Boston University[edit]


Championship[edit]

(1) New Hampshire vs. (2) Boston College[edit]


Tournament awards[edit]

All-Tournament Team[16][edit]

* Tournament MVP(s)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jerry York Year-by-Year Coaching Record". Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  2. ^ "Hockey East men's Hockey 2006-07 Week 24". USCHO.com. 2007-03-10. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  3. ^ "Hockey East men's Hockey 2006-07 Week 25". USCHO.com. 2007-03-17. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  4. ^ "New Hampshire 4, Providence 0". USCHO.com. 2007-03-08. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  5. ^ "New Hampshire 6, Providence 0". USCHO.com. 2007-03-09. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  6. ^ "Boston College 3, Northeastern 0". USCHO.com. 2007-03-08. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  7. ^ "Boston College 7, Northeastern 1". USCHO.com. 2007-03-09. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  8. ^ "Vermont 3, Boston University 2". USCHO.com. 2007-03-08. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  9. ^ "Boston University 2, Vermont 0". USCHO.com. 2007-03-09. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  10. ^ "Boston University 3, Vermont 2". USCHO.com. 2007-03-10. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  11. ^ "Massachusetts 3, Maine 2". USCHO.com. 2007-03-09. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  12. ^ "Massachusetts 5, Maine 2". USCHO.com. 2007-03-10. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  13. ^ "New Hampshire 3, Massachusetts 2". USCHO.com. 2007-03-16. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  14. ^ "Boston College 6, Boston University 2". USCHO.com. 2007-03-16. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  15. ^ "Boston College 5, New Hampshire 2". USCHO.com. 2007-03-17. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  16. ^ "2013-14 Hockey East Media Guide". Hockey East. Retrieved 2014-05-19. 

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