The 1990 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the 19th CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament. It was played between March 2 and March 10, 1990. First round games were played at campus sites, while 'final four' games were played at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. By winning the tournament, Michigan State received the Central Collegiate Hockey Association's automatic bid to the 1990 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Format[edit | edit source]

The tournament featured three rounds of play. The team that finished below eighth place in the standings was not eligible for postseason play. In the quarterfinals, 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 series, with the winners advancing to the semifinals. In the semifinals, the remaining highest and lowest seeds and second highest and second lowest seeds play a single-game, with the winners advancing to the finals. The tournament champion receives an automatic bid to the 1990 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Conference Standings[4][edit | edit source]

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
Michigan State†* 32 26 3 3 55 190 93 45 35 7 3 251 138
Lake Superior State 32 24 6 2 50 169 91 46 33 10 3 246 138
Bowling Green 32 20 10 2 42 153 142 44 25 17 2 211 195
Michigan 32 16 11 5 37 148 125 42 24 12 6 199 151
Western Michigan 32 12 18 2 26 145 162 40 14 24 2 184 207
Ohio State 32 11 17 4 26 138 164 40 11 24 5 160 204
Miami 32 8 21 3 19 138 175 40 12 24 4 173 209
Ferris State 32 6 20 6 18 106 162 40 11 23 6 145 197
Illinois-Chicago 32 7 24 1 15 104 177 38 10 27 1 131 205
Championship: Michigan State
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion

Bracket[edit | edit source]

  Quarterfinals
March 2–4
Semifinals
March 8
Championship
March 10
                               
  1  Michigan State 6 13 1  Michigan State 4*  
8  Ferris State 3 1 4  Michigan 3  
  2  Lake Superior State 5 7
7  Miami 3 4     1  Michigan State 4
  2  Lake Superior State 3
  3  Bowling Green 7 6
6  Ohio State 1 5
Consolation Game
  4  Michigan 5 8 2  Lake Superior State 4
5  Western Michigan 3 2 3  Bowling Green 2   3  Bowling Green 4
4  Michigan 5

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

First Round[edit | edit source]

(1) Michigan State vs. (8) Ferris State[edit | edit source]

Michigan State won series 2–0


(2) Lake Superior State vs. (7) Miami[edit | edit source]

Lake Superior State won series 2–0


(3) Bowling Green vs. (6) Ohio State[edit | edit source]

Bowling Green won series 2–0


(4) Michigan vs. (5) Western Michigan[edit | edit source]

Michigan won series 2–0


Semifinals[edit | edit source]

(1) Michigan State vs. (4) Michigan[edit | edit source]


(2) Lake Superior State vs. (3) Bowling Green[edit | edit source]


Consolation Game[edit | edit source]

(3) Bowling Green vs. (4) Michigan[edit | edit source]


Championship[edit | edit source]

(1) Michigan State vs. (2) Lake Superior State[edit | edit source]


Tournament awards[edit | edit source]

All-Tournament Team[4][edit | edit source]

* Most Valuable Player(s)[5]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Michigan State Men's Team History". Retrieved on 2014-04-23. 
  2. "Ron Mason Year-by-Year Coaching Record". Retrieved on 2014-04-23. 
  3. "CCHA Tournament MVP", eliteprospects.com. Retrieved on 2014-04-23. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "2012-13 CCHA Media Guide", ISSUU.com. Retrieved on 2014-04-23. 
  5. "CCHA Awards", College Hockey Historical Archive. Retrieved on 2014-04-23. 

External links[edit | edit source]


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