2012 CIS University Cup

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2012 CIS University Cup

Host team UNB Varsity Reds
Champions McGill Redmen
Venue Aitken University Centre
Duration March 22-25, 2012
Number of games 7
Number of teams 6
Total attendance 26,250 (3,750 per game)
Television Sportsnet
CIS University Cup Tournaments

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The 2012 CIS Men's University Cup Hockey Tournament was held March 22–25, 2012. It is the second of two consecutive CIS Championships to be held at the University of New Brunswick's Aitken University Centre before moving to Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon for two years (hosted by the University of Saskatchewan. The defending champions are the UNB Varsity Reds, who won their 4th title in fourteen years and who return to the tournament with a record of 20-5-3 in CIS play.[1] They are joined by three qualifiers and two wild cards.

Road to the Cup[edit]

AUS playoffs[edit]

  Quarter-finals (Best of 3)     Semi-finals (Best of 5)     AUS Championship (Best of 5)
                           
        1  UNB Varsity Reds 3  
  3  Moncton Aigles Bleu 2     4  UPEI Panthers 0    
  6  St. Francis Xavier X-Men 1         1  UNB Varsity Reds 3
      4  Moncton Aigles Bleu 0
        2  Saint Mary's Huskies 1    
  4  UPEI Panthers 2     3  Moncton Aigles Bleu 3  
  5  Acadia Axemen 1  

OUA Playoffs[edit]

Conference Quarter-finals (Best of 3) Conference Semi-finals (Best of 3) OUA Semi-Finals (Best of 3) OUA Championship (Single Game)
                       
1E McGill Redmen 2
8E Queen's Golden Gaels 0
1E McGill Redmen 2
5E Ottawa Gee-Gees 0
3E Nipissing Lakers 0
5E Ottawa Gee-Gees 2
1E McGill Redmen 2
OUA East
2E UQTR Patriotes 0
2E UQTR Patriotes 2
6E Ryerson Rams 1
2E UQTR Patriotes 2
7E Carleton Ravens 1
4E Toronto Varsity Blues 1
7E Carleton Ravens 2
1E McGill Redmen 4
1W Western Mustangs 1
1W Western Mustangs 2
8W Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks 0
1W Western Mustangs 2
6W Brock Badgers 0
3W Waterloo Warriors 0
6W Brock Badgers 2
1W Western Mustangs 2
OUA West
5W Windsor Lancers 1
2W Lakehead Thunderwolves 2
7W Guelph Gryphons 1
2W Lakehead Thunderwolves 1
5W Windsor Lancers 2
4W York Lions 0
5W Windsor Lancers 2
Bronze Medal
     
2E UQTR Patriotes 5
5W Windsor Lancers 3

Canada West playoffs[edit]

  Quarter-finals (Best of 3)     Semi-finals (Best of 3)     Canada West Championship (Best of 3)
                           
        1  Manitoba Bisons 0  
  3  Saskatchewan Huskies 2     4  Calgary Dinos 2    
  6  Lethbridge Pronghorns 0         3  Saskatchewan Huskies 2
      4  Calgary Dinos 1
        2  Alberta Golden Bears 1    
  4  Calgary Dinos 2     3  Saskatchewan Huskies 2  
  5  UBC Thunderbirds 1  

Tournament Games[edit]

Pool A - Evening[edit]

Seed Team Qualified
1 UNB Varsity Reds AUS Champion
4 Western Mustangs OUA Finalist
6 UQTR Patriotes OUA Third Place
Team GP W L GF GA DIF PTS
Western Mustangs 2 2 0 6 4 +2 4
UNB Varsity Reds 2 1 1 8 4 +4 2
UQTR Patriotes 2 0 2 3 9 -6 0
March 22, 2012
7:00 PM
UNB Varsity Reds 6-1
(2–0, 1–0, 3–1)
UQTR Patriotes Aitken University Centre, Fredericton
Attendance: 3,750
March 23, 2012
7:00 PM
UQTR Patriotes 2-3 OT
(1–1, 1–1, 0–0)
(OT: 0-1)
Western Mustangs Aitken University Centre, Fredericton
Attendance: 3,750
March 24, 2012
4:30 PM
Rogers Sportsnet
Western Mustangs 3-2
(3–0, 0–0, 0–2)
UNB Varsity Reds Aitken University Centre, Fredericton
Attendance: 3,750

Pool B - Afternoon[edit]

Seed Team Qualified
2 McGill Redmen OUA Champion
3 Saskatchewan Huskies Canada West Champion
5 Moncton Aigles Bleu AUS Finalist
Team GP W L GF GA DIF PTS
McGill Redmen 2 1 1 9 7 +2 2
Moncton Aigles Bleu 2 1 1 8 7 +1 2
Saskatchewan Huskies 2 1 1 5 8 -3 2
March 22, 2012
2:00 PM
Moncton Aigles Bleu 3-6
(1–3, 0–2, 1–2)
McGill Redmen Aitken University Centre, Fredericton
Attendance: 3,750
March 23, 2012
2:00 PM
Moncton Aigles Bleu 5-1
(2-1, 1-0, 2-0)
Saskatchewan Huskies Aitken University Centre, Fredericton
Attendance: 3,750
March 24, 2012
11:30 AM
Saskatchewan Huskies 4-3
(1–1, 0–1, 2–2)
McGill Redmen Aitken University Centre, Fredericton
Attendance: 3,750

Championship Final[edit]

March 25, 2012
8:00 PM
Rogers Sportsnet
Western Mustangs 3-4 OT
(1–1, 1–2, 1–0)
(OT: 0-1)
McGill Redmen Aitken University Centre, Fredericton
Attendance: 3,750

Tournament All-Stars[edit]

Francis Verreault-Paul, from the McGill Redmen, was selected as the Major W.J. 'Danny' McLeod Award for CIS University Cup MVP[2] despite receiving a 5-minute Major and Game Misconduct in the 3rd period of the Championship final (charging Western Mustangs goalie Josh Unice on a partial break-away), Verreault-Paul was McGill's MVP in their two pool games and was second in tournament goals (3) and tied for 2nd in points (5).

Joining Verreault-Paul on the tournament all-star team were:
Forward Alexandre Picard-Hooper (McGill Redmen)
Forward Keaton Turkiewicz (Western Mustangs)
Defenceman Jonathan Harty (UNB Varsity Reds)
Defenceman Marc-André Dorion (McGill Redmen)
Goalie Josh Unice (Western Mustangs)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Participating Teams
  2. ^ hhttp://english.cis-sic.ca/championships/mice/2011-12/releases/20120325-final Redmen capture first University Cup

External links[edit]