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1981–82 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season

The 1981–82 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season began in October 1981 and concluded with the 1982 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament's championship game on March 27, 1982 at the Providence Civic Center in Providence, Rhode Island. This was the 35th season in which an NCAA ice hockey championship was held and is the 87th year overall where an NCAA school fielded a team.

Contents

Regular seasonEdit

Season tournamentsEdit

Tournament Dates Teams Champion
Empire Cup November 13–14 4 Clarkson
North Country Thanksgiving Invitational November 26–28 3 Clarkson
Great Lakes Invitational December 29–30 4 Notre Dame
I Love New York Tournament December 29–30 4 Clarkson
Rensselaer Holiday Tournament December 29–30 4 St. Lawrence
Auld Lang Syne Classic December 30–31 4 Dartmouth
Jeno Holiday Tournament December 31–January 2 4 Lake Superior State
Beanpot February 1, 8 4 Boston University

Standings[1][2][3]Edit

Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Bowling Green 28 20 7 1 41 164 105 42 27 13 2 235 163
Michigan State* 32 21 10 1 43 138 94 42 26 14 2 184 123
Michigan Tech 28 16 11 1 33 129 120 40 23 14 3 195 165
Notre Dame 30 15 13 2 32 139 130 40 23 15 2 199 168
Michigan 30 14 12 4 32 93 101 38 18 15 5 130 131
Ferris State 30 13 15 2 28 117 133 36 15 18 3 144 158
Lake Superior State 28 11 15 2 24 112 110 39 19 17 3 165 150
Northern Michigan 28 12 16 0 24 106 127 36 15 21 0 141 171
Western Michigan 30 11 18 1 23 129 150 34 14 19 1 141 164
Ohio State 28 10 17 1 21 107 132 34 16 17 1 158 150
Miami 28 9 18 1 19 100 132 36 16 19 1 163 153
Championship: Michigan State
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Conference Overall
GP W L T Pct. GF GA GP W L T GF GA
East Region
Northeastern* 21 14 6 1 .690 125 89 36 25 9 2 212 140
New Hampshire 22 15 7 0 .682 116 91 36 22 14 0 176 159
Boston College 21 13 8 0 .619 85 79 30 19 11 0 131 105
Providence 21 13 8 0 .619 119 80 33 20 12 1 162 114
Boston University 22 9 10 3 .477 102 91 28 14 11 3 133 102
Maine 21 3 18 0 .143 67 155 29 8 21 0 113 189
West Region
Clarkson 20 15 4 1 .775 106 63 35 26 8 1 185 108
St. Lawrence 21 12 8 1 .595 88 74 31 19 11 1 152 116
Colgate 20 11 8 1 .575 96 77 30 19 10 1 177 109
Vermont 22 8 12 2 .409 95 115 29 11 16 2 133 153
Rensselaer 20 6 12 2 .350 76 96 29 9 18 2 110 135
Ivy Region
Harvard 21 11 8 2 .571 106 85 30 13 15 2 126 109
Yale 21 11 9 1 .548 77 76 26 15 10 1 113 93
Cornell 22 10 11 1 .477 92 80 26 12 13 1 107 91
Princeton 21 7 12 2 .381 81 103 26 9 14 3 105 124
Dartmouth 21 6 14 1 .310 85 119 26 10 15 1 113 140
Brown 21 6 15 0 .286 75 121 26 8 18 0 100 155
Independent
Army^ - - - - - - - 36 25 11 0 260 171
Championship: Northeastern
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
^ Army had been accepted into ECAC Hockey but had not begun a conference schedule
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Air Force 0 0 0 0 - - - 28 12 15 1 142 170
Alaska–Fairbanks 0 0 0 0 - - - 23 4 19 0 70 159
Illinois-Chicago 0 0 0 0 - - - 31 7 24 0
Northern Arizona 0 0 0 0 - - - 24 6 18 0 94 148
U.S. International 0 0 0 0 - - - 30 18 12 0
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
North Dakota 26 19 7 0 38 119 81 47 35 12 0 218 143
Wisconsin* 26 18 7 1 37 126 80 47 35 11 1 255 126
Minnesota 26 13 11 2 28 103 102 36 22 12 2 153 125
Denver 26 9 15 2 20 119 132 43 21 19 3 233 197
Minnesota-Duluth 26 9 16 1 19 114 141 40 16 21 3 192 201
Colorado College 26 6 18 2 14 105 150 36 11 23 2 152 196
Championship: Wisconsin
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion

1982 NCAA Tournament[4]Edit

  Quarterfinals
March 19–21
Semifinals
March 25–26
National Championship
March 27
                                 
E1 Northeastern 2 3*** 5  
W4 Bowling Green 2 2 4  
  E1 Northeastern 2  
  W2 North Dakota 6  
W2 North Dakota 5 2 7
E3 Clarkson 1 1 2  
  W2 North Dakota 5
  W1 Wisconsin 2
W1 Wisconsin 6 4 10  
E4 Harvard 1 3 4  
  W1 Wisconsin 5 Third Place Game
  E2 New Hampshire 0  
E2 New Hampshire 3 6 9 E1 Northeastern 10
W3 Michigan State 2 2 4   E2 New Hampshire 4

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Player statsEdit

Scoring leaders[5]Edit

The following players led the league in points at the conclusion of the season.

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

Player Class Team GP G A Pts PIM
Ed Beers Senior Denver 42 50 34 84 59
Donald Fraser Junior Denver 43 26 57 83 40
Brian Hills Junior Bowling Green 41 34 47 81 41
George McPhee Senior Bowling Green 40 28 52 80 57
Ed Collazzo Sophomore Army 34 37 37 74 23
Scott Carlton Senior Minnesota−Duluth 40 30 44 74 23
Newell Brown Sophomore Michigan State 42 22 51 73 66
Jim Knowlton Junior Army 32 26 41 67 47
Mark Hamway Junior Michigan State 41 34 31 65 37
Gregg Moore Junior Minnesota−Duluth 40 31 34 65 10
John Newberry Sophomore Wisconsin 39 28 27 65 42

Leading goaltenders[5]Edit

The following goaltenders led the league in goals against average at the end of the regular season while playing at least 33% of their team's total minutes.

GP = Games played; Min = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; OT = Overtime/shootout losses; GA = Goals against; SO = Shutouts; SV% = Save percentage; GAA = Goals against average

Player Class Team GP Min W L OT GA SO SV% GAA
Marc Behrend Junior Wisconsin 25 1502 21 3 1 65 2 .908 2.60
Terry Kleisinger Sophomore Wisconsin 22 1337 14 8 0 59 4 .910 2.65
Jon Casey Sophomore North Dakota 18 1038 15 3 0 48 1 .908 2.77
Ron Scott Sophomore Michigan State 39 2298 24 13 1 109 2 .901 2.85
Don Sylvestri Sophomore Clarkson 30 1782 22 6 1 87 2 .881 2.93
Darren Jensen Junior North Dakota 16 910 10 6 0 45 0 .892 2.96
Billy Switaj Junior Boston College 12 - - - - - 1 .890 2.97
James Jetland Senior Minnesota 12 636 7 4 1 32 0 .899 3.02
Peter Mason Senior Michigan 16 714 8 4 1 36 1 .928 3.03
Brian Hayward Senior Cornell 22 1249 11 10 1 66 0 .915 3.17
Gray Weicker Junior St. Lawrence 20 1134 - - - 60 1 .903 3.17

AwardsEdit

NCAAEdit

CCHAEdit

ECACEdit

WCHAEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2012-13 CCHA Media Guide". CCHA. Retrieved 2014-06-29.
  2. ^ "2008-09 ECAC Hockey Media Guide" (PDF). ECAC Hockey. Retrieved 2014-06-29.
  3. ^ "2008-09 WCHA Yearbook 113-128" (PDF). WCHA. Retrieved 2014-06-29.
  4. ^ "NCAA Tournament". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  5. ^ a b "1981-82 NCAA Division I Statistics". Elite Prospects. Retrieved 2016-06-04.
  6. ^ "NCAA Division I Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved June 11, 2013.
  7. ^ "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved June 11, 2013.
  8. ^ "CCHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  9. ^ "CCHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  10. ^ "ECAC Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  11. ^ "ECAC All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  12. ^ "WCHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  13. ^ "WCHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.

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