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The 2007 Hockey East Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the 23rd Tournament in the history of the conference. It was played between March 8 and March 17, 2007. Quarterfinal games were played at home team campus sites, while the final four games were played at the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, the home venue of the NHL's Boston Bruins. By winning the tournament Boston College received the Hockey East's automatic bid to the 2007 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Format[]

The tournament featured three rounds of play. The teams that finish below eighth in the conference are not eligible for tournament 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 winner advancing to the championship game. The tournament champion receives an automatic bid to the 2007 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
#9 New Hampshire 27 18 7 2 38 96 62 39 26 11 2 139 89
#2 Boston College* 27 14 7 7 35 89 70 40 22 11 7 127 99
#13 Boston University 27 13 6 8 34 69 51 39 20 10 9 99 78
#12 Massachusetts 27 15 9 3 33 71 63 39 21 13 5 109 91
#6 Maine 27 14 12 1 29 80 69 40 23 15 2 133 99
Vermont 27 12 10 5 29 55 56 39 18 16 5 87 78
Northeastern 27 9 13 5 23 60 66 36 13 18 5 84 94
Providence 27 9 15 3 21 66 71 36 10 23 3 76 108
Massachusetts–Lowell 27 7 16 4 18 51 76 36 8 21 7 74 104
Merrimack 27 3 22 2 8 28 86 34 3 27 4 37 111
Championship: Boston College
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Top 15 Poll

Bracket[]

  Quarterfinals[2]
March 8–10
Semifinals[3]
March 16
Championship
March 17
                               
  1  New Hampshire 4 6 1  New Hampshire 3**  
8  Providence 0 0 4  Massachusetts 2  
  2  Boston College 3 7
7  Northeastern 0 1     1  New Hampshire 2
  2  Boston College 5
  3  Boston University 2 2 3*
6  Vermont 3 0 2
  4  Massachusetts 3 5 2  Boston College 6
5  Maine 2 2 3  Boston University 2  

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Quarterfinals[]

(1) New Hampshire vs. (8) Providence[]

March 8[4] New Hampshire 4 – 0 Providence Whittemore Center Recap  
(Radja, Micflikier) Brett Hemingway - GW - 04:25
(LeBlanc) Bobby Butler - 11:43
First period No scoring
(Hemingway, Radja) Jacob Micflikier - 09:33 Second period No scoring
(Radja) Brad Flaishans - 04:17 Third period No scoring
( 20 saves / 22 shots ) Kevin Regan Goalie stats Tyler Sims ( 10 saves / 12 shots ) / Chris Mannix ( 12 saves / 14 shots )
March 9[5] New Hampshire 6 – 0 Providence Whittemore Center Recap  
(Radja, Micflikier) Chris Murray - GW PP - 07:11
(Micflikier, Radja) Brett Hemingway - PP - 15:41
First period No scoring
(Ciocco) Thomas Fortney - 02:55
(Collins, Murray) Thomas Fortney - 07:44
(Pollastrone, Fornataro) Trevor Smith - PP - 13:14
Second period No scoring
(Murray, Smith) Matt Fornataro - 13:58 Third period No scoring
( 42 saves / 42 shots ) Kevin Regan Goalie stats Chris Mannix ( 18 saves / 24 shots )
New Hampshire won series 2–0


(2) Boston College vs. (7) Northeastern[]

March 11[6] Boston College 3 – 0 Northeastern Conte Forum Recap  
(Gerbe, Boyle) Brock Bradford - GW - 18:21 First period No scoring
(Motherwell, Gerbe) Ben Smith - PP - 06:06 Second period No scoring
(Smith, Gerbe) Brock Bradford - 12:06 Third period No scoring
( 25 saves / 25 shots ) Cory Schneider Goalie stats Brad Thiessen ( 26 saves / 29 shots )
March 9[7] Boston College 7 – 1 Northeastern Conte Forum Recap  
(Ferriero, Kunes) Joe Rooney - 12:42
(Gerbe, Boyle) Benn Ferriero - GW PP - 16:10
(Bradford, Motherwell) Benn Ferriero - PP - 18:02
(Gerbe, Motherwell) Brock Bradford - PP - 19:40
First period 02:11 - Ryan Ginand
(Ferriero, Motherwell) Brian Boyle - PP - 08:53
(Motherwell, Bradford) Dan Bertram - 13:49
(Orpik, Kucharski) Matt Lombardi - 15:42
Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
( 21 saves / 22 shots ) Cory Schneider / ( 3 saves / 3 shots ) Joe Pearce Goalie stats Brad Thiessen ( 12 saves / 18 shots ) / Adam Geragosian ( 10 saves / 11 shots )
Boston College won series 2–0


(3) Boston University vs. (6) Vermont[]

March 8[8] Boston University 2 – 3 Vermont Agganis Arena Recap  
(Gryba) John McCarthy - 02:19
(Ewing, MacArthur) Kenny Roche - 14:32
First period 03:18 - EA - Mark Lutz (Lenes, Strong)
09:24 - Peter Lenes (Strong)
No scoring Second period 01:52 - GW - Brayden Irwin (Stålberg)
No scoring Third period No scoring
( 24 saves / 27 shots ) John Curry Goalie stats Joe Fallon ( 20 saves / 22 shots )
March 9[9] Boston University 2 – 0 Vermont Agganis Arena Recap  
No Scoring First period No scoring
(Yip, Higgins) Pete MacArthur - GW PP - 10:59 Second period No scoring
(Lawrence, Ewing) Brian Strait - 13:52 Third period No scoring
( 29 saves / 29 shots ) John Curry Goalie stats Joe Fallon ( 23 saves / 25 shots )
March 10[10] Boston University 3 – 2 OT Vermont Agganis Arena Recap  
(Thomassian, MacArthur) Chris Higgins - 09:33
(Sullivan, McGoff) Jason Lawrence - PP - 17:08
First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 16:22 - Viktor Stålberg
No scoring Third period 06:52 - PP - Peter Lenes (Lutz, Gunderson)
(Gilroy, MacArthur) Brandon Yip - GW PP - 09:22 First overtime period No scoring
( 24 saves / 26 shots ) John Curry Goalie stats Joe Fallon ( 31 saves / 34 shots )
Boston University won series 2–1


(4) Massachusetts vs. (5) Maine[]

March 9[11] Massachusetts 3 – 2 Maine William D. Mullins Memorial Center Recap  
No Scoring First period 13:22 - PP - Billy Ryan (Soares, Tyler)
(Fenton, Berry) Kevin Jarman - PP - 07:00 Second period No scoring
(Quirk, Leaderer) Alex Berry - 05:39
(Otriz, Kostka) John Wessbecker - GW - 11:12
Third period 12:40 - PP - Brent Shepheard (Lundin, Léveillé)
( 38 saves / 40 shots ) Jonathan Quick Goalie stats Dave Wilson ( 21 saves / 24 shots )
March 10[12] Massachusetts 5 – 2 Maine William D. Mullins Memorial Center Recap  
(Burto, Kostka) Chris Capraro - 08:21
(Braun, Capraro) Cory Quirk - 15:27
First period 16:07 - PP - Teddy Purcell (Shepheard, Léveillé)
(Capraro, Kostka) Matt Burto - GW - 04:45
(Matheson, Crowder) Matt Anderson - 12:54
Second period No scoring
P. J. Fenton - EN - 18:41 Third period 06:14 - Billy Ryan (Purcell, Lundin)
( 35 saves / 37 shots ) Jonathan Quick Goalie stats Dave Wilson ( 23 saves / 27 shots )
Massachusetts won series 2–0


Semifinals[]

(1) New Hampshire vs. (4) Massachusetts[]

March 16[13] New Hampshire 3 – 2 2OT Massachusetts TD Banknorth Garden Recap  
(Butler, Fortney) Greg Collins - 03:29 First period 18:00 Alex Berry (Leaderer)
(Vinz) Dan Rossman - 13:57 Second period 00:16 - Chris Capraro (Quirk, Burto)
No scoring Third period No scoring
(Collins) Bobby Butler - GW - 01:30 Second overtime period No scoring
( 44 saves / 46 shots ) Kevin Regan Goalie stats Jonathan Quick ( 38 saves / 41 shots )


(2) Boston College vs. (3) Boston University[]

March 16[14] Boston College 6 – 2 Boston University TD Banknorth Garden Recap  
(Ferriero, Motherwell) Brock Bradford - PP - 07:46
(Boyle, Rooney) Benn Ferriero - 15:00
First period No scoring
(Rooney, Bertram) Ben Smith - GW - 14:05
(Smith, Boyle) Brock Bradford - 15:00
Second period No scoring
(Smith) Joe Rooney - 09:33
(Boyle, Bradford) Nathan Gerbe - PP - 16:18
Third period 01:25 - Brandon Yip (Gilroy, MacArthur)
14:35 - Bryan Ewing (Roche, Gryba)
( 30 saves / 32 shots ) Cory Schneider Goalie stats John Curry ( 17 saves / 21 shots ) / Karson Gillespie ( 9 saves / 11 shots )


Championship[]

(1) New Hampshire vs. (2) Boston College[]

March 17[15] New Hampshire 2 – 5 Boston College TD Banknorth Garden Recap  
No Scoring First period 10:45 - Matt Greene (Brennan)
17:53 - Benn Ferriero (Rooney)
No scoring Second period 18:38 - GW - Brock Bradford (Gerbe)
Bobby Butler - 09:07
(Pollastrone, Fornataro) Trevor Smith - 11:33
Third period 06:14 - Nathan Gerbe (Boyle)
19:42 - EN - Brian Boyle (Ferriero, Rooney)
( 29 saves / 33 shots ) Kevin Regan Goalie stats Cory Schneider ( 36 saves / 38 shots )


Tournament awards[]

All-Tournament Team[16][]

* Tournament MVP(s)

References[]

  1. "Jerry York Year-by-Year Coaching Record". Retrieved on 2013-07-16. 
  2. "Hockey East men's Hockey 2006-07 Week 24", USCHO.com, 2007-03-10. Retrieved on 2013-07-16. 
  3. "Hockey East men's Hockey 2006-07 Week 25", USCHO.com, 2007-03-17. Retrieved on 2013-07-16. 
  4. "New Hampshire 4, Providence 0", USCHO.com, 2007-03-08. Retrieved on 2013-07-16. 
  5. "New Hampshire 6, Providence 0", USCHO.com, 2007-03-09. Retrieved on 2013-07-16. 
  6. "Boston College 3, Northeastern 0", USCHO.com, 2007-03-08. Retrieved on 2013-07-16. 
  7. "Boston College 7, Northeastern 1", USCHO.com, 2007-03-09. Retrieved on 2013-07-16. 
  8. "Vermont 3, Boston University 2", USCHO.com, 2007-03-08. Retrieved on 2013-07-16. 
  9. "Boston University 2, Vermont 0", USCHO.com, 2007-03-09. Retrieved on 2013-07-16. 
  10. "Boston University 3, Vermont 2", USCHO.com, 2007-03-10. Retrieved on 2013-07-16. 
  11. "Massachusetts 3, Maine 2", USCHO.com, 2007-03-09. Retrieved on 2013-07-16. 
  12. "Massachusetts 5, Maine 2", USCHO.com, 2007-03-10. Retrieved on 2013-07-16. 
  13. "New Hampshire 3, Massachusetts 2", USCHO.com, 2007-03-16. Retrieved on 2013-07-16. 
  14. "Boston College 6, Boston University 2", USCHO.com, 2007-03-16. Retrieved on 2013-07-16. 
  15. "Boston College 5, New Hampshire 2", USCHO.com, 2007-03-17. Retrieved on 2013-07-16. 
  16. "2013-14 Hockey East Media Guide", Hockey East. Retrieved on 2014-05-19. 

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