1955 NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament
The 1955 NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the culmination of the 1954–55 NCAA men's ice hockey season, the 8th such tournament in NCAA history. It was held between March 10 and 12, 1955, and concluded with Michigan defeating Colorado College 5-3. All games were played at the Broadmoor Ice Palace in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
|Champions||Michigan Wolverines (5th title)|
|Runner-up||Colorado College Tigers (3rd title game)|
|Winning coach||Vic Heyliger (5th title)|
|MOP||Philip Hilton Colorado College|
- 1 Qualifying teams
- 2 Format
- 3 Bracket
- 4 All-Tournament Team
- 5 References
Four teams qualified for the tournament, two each from the eastern and western regions. The two best WIHL teams and a Tri-State League representative received bids into the tournament as did one independent school.
|Seed||School||Conference||Record||Berth type||Appearance||Last bid||Seed||School||Conference||Record||Berth type||Appearance||Last bid|
|2||St. Lawrence||Tri-State League||19–3–1||At-Large||2nd||1952||2||Michigan||WIHL||16–5–1||At-Large||8th||1954|
The eastern team judged as better was seeded as the top eastern team while the WIHL champion was given the top western seed. The second eastern seed was slotted to play the top western seed and vice versa. All games were played at the Broadmoor Ice Palace. All matches were Single-game eliminations with the semifinal winners advancing to the national championship game and the losers playing in a consolation game.
|E2||St. Lawrence||1||Third Place Game|
Note: * denotes overtime period(s)
Harvard vs. MichiganEdit
|March 10||Harvard||3 – 7||Michigan||Broadmoor Ice Palace|
Colorado College vs. St. LawrenceEdit
|March 11||Colorado College||2 – 1||St. Lawrence||Broadmoor Ice Palace|
Harvard vs. St. LawrenceEdit
|March 12||Harvard||6 – 3||St. Lawrence||Broadmoor Ice Palace|
Colorado College vs. MichiganEdit
|March 12||Colorado College||3 – 5||Michigan||Broadmoor Ice Palace|
|1st||UM||Tom Rendall||unassisted||02:38||1–0 UM|
|UM||Neil Buchanan||M. Buchanan||19:23||2–1 UM|
|3rd||UM||Jay Goold||unassisted||46:18||3–1 UM|
|CC||Don Wishart||Hubchik||47:34||3–2 UM|
|UM||Jerry Karpinka – GW||Dunnigan||48:31||4–2 UM|
|CC||Clare Smith||Silverberg||57:23||4–3 UM|
|UM||Bill MacFarland – EN||unassisted||59:57||5–3 UM|
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