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The 1976 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the fifth CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament. It was played between March 18 and March 21, 1976. All games were played at St. Louis Arena in St. Louis, Missouri, the home venue of the St. Louis Billikens.

FormatEdit

The tournament featured two rounds of play. Only the top four teams in the conference standings were eligible for postseason play. In the semifinal the first and fourth seeds and the second and third seeds were matched as opponents in single game series with the winners advancing to the Championship. In the finals the teams played a 2 game series where the squad that score the most combined goals would be crowned champion.

Conference Standings[2]Edit

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

1975–76 Central Collegiate Hockey Association standings
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Bowling Green 16 11 4 1 23 80 44 32 21 9 2 198 90
Saint Louis* 16 10 5 1 21 76 51 41 24 15 2 193 139
Lake Superior State 16 9 7 0 18 59 55 37 20 16 1 185 172
Western Michigan 16 6 10 0 12 62 75 34 18 14 2 176 158
Ohio State 16 3 13 0 6 49 101 34 18 15 1 213 155
Championship: Saint Louis
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion

BracketEdit

  Semifinals
March 18
Championship
March 20–21
                   
  1 Bowling Green 2  
  4 Western Michigan 3*    
      2 St. Louis 2 13
      4 Western Michigan 2 2
  2 St. Louis 9    
  3 Lake Superior State 1  
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Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

SemifinalsEdit

(1) Bowling Green vs. (4) Western MichiganEdit


(2) St. Louis vs. (3) Lake Superior StateEdit


ChampionshipEdit

(2) St. Louis vs. (4) Western MichiganEdit

St. Louis won series 15-4


Tournament awardsEdit

MVP[3]Edit

  • None

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bill Selman Year-by-Year Coaching Record". Retrieved on 2014-04-23. 
  2. "2012-13 CCHA Media Guide", ISSUU.com. Retrieved on 2014-04-23. 
  3. "CCHA Awards", College Hockey Historical Archive. Retrieved on 2014-04-23. 

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