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The 1994 Hockey East Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the 10th Tournament in the history of the conference. It was played between March 11 and March 19, 1994. Quarterfinal games were played at home team campus sites, while the final four games were played at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, the home venue of the NHL's Boston Bruins. By winning the tournament, Boston University received the Hockey East's automatic bid to the 1994 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Format

The tournament featured three rounds of play. In the first round, 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 with the winner advancing to the semifinals. In the semifinals, the highest and lowest seeds and second highest and second lowest seeds play a single-elimination game, with the winners advancing to the championship game and the losers meeting in a third-place game. The tournament champion receives an automatic bid to the 1994 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Conference Standings

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
Boston University†* 24 21 3 0 42 120 63 41 34 7 0 195 113
Massachusetts–Lowell 24 14 6 4 32 91 91 40 25 10 5 164 120
New Hampshire 24 13 9 2 28 90 91 40 25 12 3 145 125
Northeastern 24 10 8 6 26 94 95 39 19 13 7 162 159
Providence 24 9 13 2 20 74 111 36 14 19 3 120 149
Boston College 24 7 12 5 19 85 96 35 15 16 5 145 133
Merrimack 24 8 14 2 18 77 110 37 16 19 2 126 152
Maine^ 24 3 20 1 7 92 130 36 6 29 1 142 130
Championship: Boston University
indicates conference regular season champion

Bracket[4]

Teams are reseeded after the quarterfinals

  Quarterfinals
March 11–13
Semifinals
March 18
Championship
March 19
                               
  1  Boston University 8 4 1  Boston University 5  
8  Maine 5 3 4  Northeastern 2  
  2  Massachusetts-Lowell 7 3
7  Merrimack 1 0     1  Boston University 3
  2  Massachusetts-Lowell 2
  3  New Hampshire 4 6*
6  Boston College 1 5
Consolation
  4  Northeastern 4 2* 2  Massachusetts-Lowell 4
5  Providence 3 1 3  New Hampshire 2   3  New Hampshire 4*
4  Northeastern 4

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Quarterfinals

(1) Boston University vs. (8) Maine

March 12 Boston University 8 – 5 Maine Walter Brown Arena
March 13 Boston University 4 – 3 Maine Walter Brown Arena
Boston University won series 2–0


(2) Massachusetts-Lowell vs. (7) Merrimack

March 11 Massachusetts-Lowell 7 – 1 Merrimack Tully Forum
March 12 Massachusetts-Lowell 3 – 0 Merrimack Tully Forum
Massachusetts-Lowell won series 2–0


(3) New Hampshire vs. (6) Boston College

March 12 New Hampshire 4 – 1 Boston College Snively Arena
March 13 New Hampshire 6 – 5 OT Boston College Snively Arena
New Hampshire won series 2–0


(4) Northeastern vs. (5) Providence

March 12 Northeastern 4 – 3 Providence Matthews Arena
March 13 Northeastern 2 – 1 OT Providence Matthews Arena
Northeastern won series 2–0


Semifinals

(1) Boston University vs. (4) Northeastern

March 18 Boston University 5 – 2 Northeastern Boston Garden


(2) Massachusetts-Lowell vs. (3) New Hampshire

March 18 Massachusetts-Lowell 4 – 2 New Hampshire Boston Garden


Third Place

(3) New Hampshire vs. (4) Northeastern

March 19 New Hampshire 4 – 4 OT Northeastern Boston Garden


Championship

(1) Boston University vs. (2) Massachusetts-Lowell

March 19 Boston University 3 – 2 Massachusetts-Lowell Boston Garden


Tournament awards

All-Tournament Team[5]

* Tournament MVP(s)

References

  1. "Boston University Men's Team History". Retrieved on 2014-05-19. 
  2. "Jack Parker Year-by-Year Coaching Record". Retrieved on 2014-05-19. 
  3. "Hockey East Awards", College Hockey Historical Archive. Retrieved on 2014-05-19. 
  4. "Hockey East Tournament", College Hockey Historical Archive. Retrieved on 2014-05-19. 
  5. "2013-14 Hockey East Media Guide", Hockey East. Retrieved on 2014-05-19. 

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