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This is the 2000 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament.  The tournament was held from March 10 to March 18, 2000. The winner of the tournament did NOT receive an automatic bid to the 2000 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Regular seasonEdit

Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Quinnipiac 27 23 1 3 49 152 60 36 27 6 3 195 95
Mercyhurst 27 19 6 240 113 64 36 22 10 4 143 94
Canisius 27 16 8 3 35 93 79 35 21 10 4 113 95
Connecticut* 27 15 11 1 31 104 77 36 19 16 1 133 116
Sacred Heart 27 14 10 3 31 86 74 34 16 15 3 104 104
Iona 27 13 12 2 28 93 93 37 17 17 3 126 132
Holy Cross 27 8 16 3 19 83 110 35 8 24 3 98 158
Bentley 27 7 18 2 16 90 130 32 7 23 2 98 159
American International 27 5 19 3 13 72 124 30 7 20 3 83 136
Fairfield 27 3 22 2 8 69 144 34 3 28 3 78 183
Championship: Connecticut
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/American Hockey Magazine Poll Top 15 Poll

FormatEdit

Only the top eight teams (out of ten) in the regular season standings qualified for the tournament.  All rounds were single elimination.  The quarterfinal round was held at the home rink of the higher seeded team.  Teams were reseeded after the quarterfinal round.   The semifinal and final rounds were held at the UConn Ice Arena located in Storrs, Connecticut, the home rink of the UConn Huskies.

QuarterfinalsEdit

Games held March 10th and 11

#1 Quinnipiac vs #8 BentleyEdit

  • Quinnipiac defeated Bentley 9 to 2

#2 Mercyhurst vs #7 Holy CrossEdit

  • Mercyhurst defeated Holy Cross 10 to 3

#3 Canisius vs #6 IonaEdit

  • Iona defeated Canisius 4 to 3

#4 Connecticut vs #5 Sacred HeartEdit

  • Connecticut defeated Sacred Heart 5 to 4

SemifinalsEdit

Games held March 16

#1 Quinnipiac vs #6 IonaEdit

  • Iona defeated Quinnipiac 6 to 2

#2 Mercyhurst vs #4 ConnecticutEdit

  • Connecticut defeated Mercyhurst 2 to 0

FinalsEdit

Game played March 18

#4 Connecticut vs #6 IonaEdit

  • Connecticut defeated Iona 6 to 1

Most Valuable PlayerEdit

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