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This is the 1989-90 Hockey East Season.  This is the conference's sixth season. The Merrimack College program joined the conference for this season raising the league's membership to eight teams.

Standings

seed  team                        GP  W  L  T PTS  GF  GA

  1. Boston College       21  15  6 0   30  101  69
  2. Maine                        21  14  6 1   29    88   57
  3. Boston Univerisity  21  12  7 2    26   88   63
  4. Providence              21  11   7 3    25  90   69
  5. New Hampshire    21   8    9 4    20  86   86
  6. Northeastern          21   9  10 2   20  96  100
  7. Lowell                      21   5  14 2   12  65  106
  8. Merrimack               21   3  18 0     6  64  128

League Leaders

Points

  1. David Emma, Boston College, 44
  2. Steve Heinze,  Boston College, 37
  3. Rob Cowie, Northeastern,; Harry Mews, Northeastern; & Marty McInnis, Boston College 30 each

Goals

  1. David Emma, Boston College, 21
  2. Steve Heinze,  Boston College, 20
  3. Jean-Yves Roy, Maine, 14
  4. Brian Sullivan, Northeastern, 14
  5. Rob Gaudreau, Providence, 13

Goals Against Average

  1. Scott King, Maine 2.36
  2. Scott LaGrand, Boston College 2.47
  3. Matt Merten, Providence, 2.83
  4. Scott Cashman, Boston University 2.92
  5. Matt DelGuidice, Maine 3.05

Save Percentage

  1. Scott LaGrand, Boston College .909
  2. Pat Szturm, New Hampshire, .907
  3. Scott King, Maine .906
  4. Scott Cashman, Boston University .903
  5. Matt DelGuidice, Maine .901

Conference Tournament

Format

All eight teams qualified for the tournament.  The quarterfinals were a best of three series with sudden death semifinal and final rounds. The championshiip was held at the Conte Forum on the campus of Boston College, in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.

Quarterfinals

  • Boston College defeated Merrimack, two games to one, 3-1, 3-6, 8-5
  • Maine defeated Lowell, two games to none, 7-3, 16-0
  • Boston University defeated Northeastern, two games to one, 3-4, 5-2, 5-3
  • New Hampshire defeated Providence, two games to one, 1-5, 2-0, 7-4

Semifinals

  • Maine defeated Boston University, 3 to 1
  • Boston College defeated New Hampshire 6 to 5 in overtime

Finals

  • Boston College defeated Maine 4 to 3

Boston College earned the conference's automatic bid to the 1990 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Tournament MVP

All-Tournament Team

NCAA Tournament

  • Boston College
defeated Minnesota two games to one in the quarterfinals, 4-2, 1-2, 6-1
lost to Wisconsin 2 to 1 in the semifinals
  • Boston University
defeated North Dakota two games to one in the first round, 5-8, 5-3, 5-0
defeated Michigan State two games to one in the quarterfinals, 3-6, 5-3, 5-3
lost to Colgate 3 to 2 in the semifinals
  • Maine
defeated Bowling Green two games to none in the first round, 8-4, 5-2
lost to Wisconsin two games to none in the quarterfinals, 7-3, 4-3 (ot)

League Awards

All Conference Teams

First Team

Second Team

All Rookie Team

All-Americans

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