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The 1974–75 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season began in October 1974 and concluded with the 1975 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament's championship game on March 15, 1975 at the St. Louis Arena in St. Louis, Missouri. This was the 28th season in which an NCAA ice hockey championship was held and is the 81st year overall where an NCAA school fielded a team.

Regular seasonEdit

Season tournamentsEdit

Tournament Dates Teams Champion
North Country Thanksgiving Festival November 28–30 4 Bowling Green
Broadmoor International Tournament December 14–30 4 Czech Nationals
Great Lakes Invitational December 27–28 4 Michigan Tech
Syracuse Invitational December 27–28 4 Vermont
Rensselaer Holiday Tournament December 27–29 4 Northeastern
St. Louis Fireman's Tournament December 28–30 4 Boston University
Blue–Green Invitational December 29–30 4 Pennsylvania
ECAC Holiday Hockey Festival January 3–5 4 Cornell
Beanpot February 3, 10 4 Boston University

Standings[1][2][3]Edit

1974–75 Big Ten standings
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Minnesota 12 8 4 0 16 46 40 42 31 10 1 187 133
Wisconsin 12 6 6 0 12 35 44 38 24 12 2 174 143
Michigan 12 6 6 0 12 61 54 40 22 17 1 192 167
Michigan State 12 4 8 0 8 54 58 40 22 17 1 191 175
indicates conference regular season champion
1974–75 Central Collegiate Hockey Association standings
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Saint Louis†* 8 5 3 0 10 33 22 40 26 13 1 201 135
Bowling Green 8 4 3 1 9 35 30 35 23 10 2 200 124
Lake Superior State 8 2 5 1 5 27 43 32 17 14 1 177 144
Championship: Saint Louis
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
1974–75 ECAC Hockey standings
Conference Overall
GP W L T Pct. GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Harvard 20 19 1 0 .950 105 23 29 23 6 0 184 94
Boston University* 22 20 2 0 .909 137 69 32 26 5 1 221 126
Vermont 17 12 5 0 .706 83 63 36 24 12 0 201 131
Cornell 22 15 6 1 .705 132 90 28 17 9 2 157 117
New Hampshire 25 17 7 1 .700 145 87 31 21 9 1 189 116
Providence 19 12 6 1 .658 129 75 27 19 7 1 197 112
Brown 22 13 8 1 .614 97 88 25 15 9 1 120 103
Clarkson 19 9 9 1 .500 97 99 29 13 15 1 142 154
Northeastern 22 10 11 1 .477 100 129 28 15 11 2 136 147
Rensselaer 19 8 10 1 .447 88 107 28 14 13 1 133 155
Pennsylvania 23 9 13 1 .413 94 112 24 10 13 1 98 115
Boston College 20 6 12 2 .350 83 103 28 11 15 2 138 142
St. Lawrence 22 7 14 1 .341 88 114 28 10 17 1 115 138
Princeton 20 5 13 2 .300 70 114 23 6 15 2 79 132
Colgate 22 5 17 0 .227 101 154 27 10 17 0 133 170
Dartmouth 22 4 17 1 .205 93 147 24 5 18 1 106 153
Yale 20 0 19 1 .025 61 136 23 1 21 1 76 152
Championship: Boston University
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
1974–75 NCAA Division I Independent ice hockey standings
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Air Force 0 0 0 0 - - - 30 24 5 1 195 101
Ohio State 0 0 0 0 - - - 30 7 22 1 90 173
1974–75 Western Collegiate Hockey Association standings
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Minnesota†* 32 24 8 0 48 146 102 42 31 10 1 187 133
Michigan Tech* 32 22 10 0 44 181 108 42 32 10 0 243 136
Colorado College 32 21 11 0 42 165 136 39 23 16 0 196 170
Wisconsin 32 19 11 2 40 138 121 38 24 12 2 174 143
Michigan State 32 19 12 1 39 157 136 40 22 17 1 191 175
Michigan 32 17 15 0 34 158 140 40 22 17 1 192 167
Notre Dame 32 10 19 3 23 115 158 38 13 22 3 141 187
Minnesota-Duluth 32 9 20 3 21 141 166 38 10 24 4 158 192
Denver 32 9 22 1 19 116 175 36 12 23 1 138 190
North Dakota 32 4 26 2 10 98 173 36 6 28 2 115 192
Championship: Michigan Tech, Minnesota
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion

1975 NCAA Tournament[4]Edit

  Semifinals
March 13
National Championship
March 15
                     
E1 Boston University 5  
W2 Michigan Tech 9  
  W2 Michigan Tech 6  
  W1 Minnesota 1  
W1 Minnesota 6
E2 Harvard 4     Third Place Game
  E1 Boston University 10
  E2 Harvard 5

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Player statsEdit

Scoring leaders[5]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
Ross, TomTom Ross Junior Michigan State 40 38 59 97 18
Wilson, RonRon Wilson Sophomore Providence 27 26 61 87 12
D'Alvise, BobBob D'Alvise Senior Michigan Tech 42 37 47 84 4
O'Connell, TimTim O'Connell Junior Vermont 35 40 39 79 26
Dobek, BobBob Dobek Junior Bowling Green 35 21 58 79 44
Zuke, MikeMike Zuke Junior Michigan Tech 42 35 43 78 20
Sturges, JohnJohn Sturges Junior Michigan State 39 20 52 72 93
Stanfield, VicVic Stanfield Junior Boston University 32 10 60 70 32
Moretto, AngieAngie Moretto Junior Michigan 38 39 28 67 43
Hislop, JamieJamie Hislop Junior New Hampshire 31 28 38 66 12

Leading goaltenders[5]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
Thayer, LarryLarry Thayer Junior Minnesota 23 1408 19 3 1 61 2 .904 2.60
Sarachman, AlAl Sarachman Senior Bowling Green 17 - - - - - - - 2.80
Petrovek, BrianBrian Petrovek Junior Harvard 23 - - - - - 1 - 2.85
Reynolds, PeterPeter Reynolds Junior Vermont 13 293 - - - 14 0 .894 2.87
Warden, JimJim Warden Sophomore Michigan Tech 31 - 19 9 1 103 0 .911 2.96
Middlebrook, LindsayLindsay Middlebrook Junior Saint Louis 24 1459 - - - 71 1 - 2.98
Tscherne, JeffJeff Tscherne Sophomore Minnesota 11 655 7 3 0 36 0 .905 3.30
Dibble, MikeMike Dibble Sophomore Wisconsin 30 1780 18 8 2 105 1 .894 3.58
Raeder, CapCap Raeder Sophomore New Hampshire 27 1559 - - - 94 0 .887 3.60
McNamara, TomTom McNamara Junior Vermont 32 1867 - - - 112 0 .888 3.62

AwardsEdit

NCAAEdit

Award[6] Recipient
Spencer Penrose Award (Coach of the Year) Jack Parker, Boston University
Most Outstanding Player in NCAA Tournament Jim Warden, Michigan Tech

AHCA All-American Teams[7]
East Team   Position   West Team
Brian Petrovek, Harvard G Eddie Mio, Colorado College
Vic Stanfield, Boston University D Les Auge, Minnesota
Ron Wilson, Providence D Brian Engblom, Wisconsin
Rick Meagher, Boston University F Bob D'Alvise, Michigan Tech
Tim O'Connell, Vermont F Mike Polich, Minnesota
Randy Roth, Harvard F Tom Ross, Michigan State

CCHAEdit

No Awards

All-CCHA Teams[8]
First Team   Position   Second Team
Mike Liut, Bowling Green G
Al Sarachman, Bowling Green G
Lindsay Middlebrook, Saint Louis G
Roger Archer, Bowling Green D Kent Jackson, Saint Louis
Kevin O'Rear, Saint Louis D Marc Gaudreault, Lake Superior State
Bob Dobek, Bowling Green F Mike Hartman, Bowling Green
Doug Ross, Bowling Green F Mike Gaba, Lake Superior State
Rick Kennedy, Saint Louis F Julio Francella, Lake Superior State

ECACEdit

Award[9] Recipient
Player of the Year Ron Wilson, Providence
Rookie of the Year Bob Miller, New Hampshire
Most Outstanding Player in Tournament Rick Meagher, Boston University

All-ECAC Hockey Teams[10]
First Team   Position   Second Team
Brian Petrovek, Harvard G Tom McNamara, Vermont
Brian Durocher, Boston University G
Vic Stanfield, Boston University D John Glynne, Vermont
Ron Wilson, Providence D Peter Brown, Boston University
Mike Eruzione, Boston University F Jim Thomas, Harvard
Tim O'Connell, Vermont F Dave Peace, Cornell
Jamie Hislop, New Hampshire F Randy Roth, Harvard
F Rick Meagher, Boston University

WCHAEdit

Award[11] Recipient
Most Valuable Player Mike Polich, Minnesota
Tom Ross, Michigan State
Freshman of the Year Jim Warner, Colorado College
Coach of the Year Jeff Sauer, Colorado College

All-WCHA Teams[12]
First Team   Position   Second Team
Jim Warden, Michigan Tech G Eddie Mio, Colorado College
Brian Engblom, Wisconsin D Bob Lorimer, Michigan Tech
Gord McDonald, Minnesota-Duluth D Les Auge, Minnesota
Tom Ross, Michigan State F Mike Zuke, Michigan Tech
Bob D'Alvise, Michigan Tech F Jim Warner, Colorado College
Mike Polich, Minnesota F Thomas Milani, Minnesota-Duluth

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2012-13 CCHA Media Guide", CCHA. Retrieved on 2014-06-29. 
  2. "2008-09 ECAC Hockey Media Guide", ECAC Hockey. Retrieved on 2014-06-29. 
  3. "2008-09 WCHA Yearbook 113-128", WCHA. Retrieved on 2014-06-29. 
  4. "NCAA Tournament", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 19, 2013. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 1974-75 NCAA Division I Statistics. Elite Prospects. Retrieved on 2016-06-04.
  6. "NCAA Division I Awards", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on June 11, 2013. 
  7. "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners", NCAA.org. Retrieved on June 11, 2013. 
  8. "CCHA All-Teams", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 19, 2013. 
  9. "ECAC Awards", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 19, 2013. 
  10. "ECAC All-Teams", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 19, 2013. 
  11. "WCHA Awards", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 19, 2013. 
  12. "WCHA All-Teams", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 19, 2013. 

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