1958 NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament
The 1958 NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the culmination of the 1957–58 NCAA men's ice hockey season, the 11th such tournament in NCAA history. It was held between March 13 and 15, 1958, and concluded with Denver defeating North Dakota 6-2. All games were played at the Williams Arena in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
|Champions||Denver Pioneers (1st title)|
|Runner-up||North Dakota Fighting Sioux (1st title game)|
|Winning coach||Murray Armstrong (1st title)|
|MOP||Murray Massier Denver|
This was the first NCAA tournament to take place outside Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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|
|1||Clarkson||Tri-State League||16–2–0||At-Large||2nd||1957||1||North Dakota||WIHL||23–6–1||At-Large||1st||Never|
The Tri-State League team was seeded as the top eastern team while the WIHL champion with the greater winning percentage 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 Williams Arena. 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||Harvard||1||Third Place Game|
Note: * denotes overtime period(s)
Clarkson vs. DenverEdit
|March 13||Clarkson||2 – 6||Denver||Williams Arena|
North Dakota vs. HarvardEdit
|March 14||North Dakota||9 – 1||Harvard||Williams Arena|
Clarkson vs. HarvardEdit
|March 15||Clarkson||5 – 1||Harvard||Williams Arena|
North Dakota vs. DenverEdit
|March 15||North Dakota||2 – 6||Denver||Williams Arena||Recap|
|1st||UND||Ed Thomlinson||Steenson||7:22||1–0 UND|
|DEN||Bruce Walker||Massier and Dingwall||30:39||2–1 DEN|
|DEN||Walt Dingwall – GW||Massier and Zemrau||30:58||3–1 DEN|
|3rd||UND||Joe Poole||King||45:21||3–2 DEN|
|DEN||Murray Massier||Klinck and Walker||47:18||4–2 DEN|
|DEN||Barry Sharp||Collie||53:49||5–2 DEN|
|DEN||Dennis Slinn||Massier and Godfrey||56:17||6–2 DEN|
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