The 2010 CHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was played on March 12 and March 13, 2010 at Dwyer Arena in Lewiston, New York. The winner will receive College Hockey America's automatic bid to the 2010 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament. Alabama–Huntsville defeated hosts Niagara, 3–2, in overtime to win their second CHA Tournament title.[1]

2010 marked the final men's tournament for the CHA, as the conference will disband its men's division after the season.[2]

Format[edit | edit source]

The tournament will featured two rounds of play. In the first round, the first and fourth seeds and second and third seeds will each play for a berth in the championship game. The winners of the championship, played on March 13, 2010, will receive an automatic bid to the 2010 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Conference Standings[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
#8 Bemidji State 18 14 3 1 29 71 40 36 23 9 4 127 82
Robert Morris 18 6 9 3 15 47 60 35 10 19 6 94 121
Alabama-Huntsville* 18 6 10 2 14 42 54 32 12 17 3 72 87
Niagara 18 6 10 2 14 53 59 36 12 20 4 107 118
Championship: Alabama-Huntsville
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Top 20 Poll

Bracket[edit | edit source]

  Semifinals
March 12
    Championship
March 13
                 
  1  Bemidji State 4  
  4  Niagara 5    
      4  Niagara 2
      3  Alabama–Huntsville 3*
  2  Robert Morris 0    
  3  Alabama–Huntsville 1   Third place
1  Bemidji State 3
  2  Robert Morris 3

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

All times are local (EST).

Semifinals[edit | edit source]

March 12, 2010
3:00 PM
(2) Robert Morris 0 – 1
(0–0, 0–1, 0–0)
(3) Alabama–Huntsville Dwyer Arena, Lewiston, New York
Attendance: 380
March 12, 2010
7:00 PM
(1) Bemidji State 4 – 5
(1–2, 1–2, 2–1)
(4) Niagara Dwyer Arena, Lewiston, New York
Attendance: 1,003

Third place[edit | edit source]

March 13, 2010
4:00 PM
(1) Bemidji State 3 – 3 (OT)
(1–0, 0–0, 2–3, 0–0)
(2) Robert Morris Dwyer Arena, Lewiston, New York
Attendance: 425

Championship[edit | edit source]

March 13, 2010
8:00 PM
(4) Niagara 2 – 3 (OT)
(0–0, 1–2, 1–0, 0–1)
(3) Alabama–Huntsville Dwyer Arena, Lewiston, New York
Attendance: 1,818

Tournament awards[edit | edit source]

All-Tournament Team[edit | edit source]

MVP[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Baldwin, Thomas (March 13, 2010). Desmet Scores in OT as Alabama-Huntsville Captures Final CHA Crown. USCHO.com. Retrieved on 14 March 2010.
  2. Baldwin, Thomas (March 6, 2010). Mironov Scores Two as Niagara Sweeps Robert Morris. USCHO.com. Retrieved on 7 March 2010.
  3. 3.0 3.1 CHA All-Tournament Team Announced. College Hockey America (March 14, 2010). Retrieved on 14 March 2010.

External links[edit | edit source]



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