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1989–90 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season

The 1989–90 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season began in October 1989 and concluded with the 1990 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament's championship game on April 1, 1990, at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. This was the 43rd season in which an NCAA ice hockey championship was held and is the 95th year overall where an NCAA school fielded a team.

Regular seasonEdit

Season tournamentsEdit

Tournament Dates Teams Champion
Yale Hockey Classic November 24–25 4 Colgate
Great Western Freeze–Out December 18–20 4 Michigan State
Badger Showdown December 28–29 4 Wisconsin
Riverfront Invitational December 28–29 4 Western Ontario
Dexter Shoe Classic December 29–30 4 Maine
Great Lakes Invitational December 29–30 4 Michigan
Rensselaer Holiday Tournament December 29–30 4 Rensselaer
Syracuse Invitational December 29–30 4 Bowling Green
Yoken's Confort Inn Classic December 29–30 4 Providence
Beanpot February 5, 12 4 Boston University

Standings[1][2][3][4]Edit

Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Michigan State†* 32 26 3 3 55 190 93 45 35 7 3 251 138
Lake Superior State 32 24 6 2 50 169 91 46 33 10 3 246 138
Bowling Green 32 20 10 2 42 153 142 44 25 17 2 211 195
Michigan 32 16 11 5 37 148 125 42 24 12 6 199 151
Western Michigan 32 12 18 2 26 145 162 40 14 24 2 184 207
Ohio State 32 11 17 4 26 138 164 40 11 24 5 160 204
Miami 32 8 21 3 19 138 175 40 12 24 4 173 209
Ferris State 32 6 20 6 18 106 162 40 11 23 6 145 197
Illinois-Chicago 32 7 24 1 15 104 177 38 10 27 1 131 205
Championship: Michigan State
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Colgate†* 22 18 3 1 37 101 62 38 31 6 1 179 119
Rensselaer 22 14 8 0 28 131 107 34 20 14 0 176 151
Cornell 22 12 7 3 27 86 69 29 16 10 3 109 92
Clarkson 22 12 7 3 27 91 77 35 21 11 3 156 116
St. Lawrence 22 12 8 2 26 87 74 32 13 15 4 113 123
Harvard 22 12 9 1 25 110 77 28 13 14 1 125 108
Princeton 22 11 10 1 23 95 91 27 12 14 1 111 116
Brown 22 8 11 3 19 78 94 29 10 16 3 105 127
Vermont 22 7 13 2 16 71 96 31 9 20 2 98 134
Yale 22 6 15 1 13 75 105 29 8 20 1 102 146
Dartmouth 22 4 14 4 12 58 98 26 4 18 4 69 124
Army 22 4 15 3 11 59 92 30 10 16 4 93 113
Championship: Colgate
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion (Whitelaw Cup)
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Boston College†* 21 15 6 0 30 101 69 42 28 13 1 197 135
Maine 21 14 6 1 29 88 57 46 33 11 2 238 137
Boston University 21 12 7 2 26 88 63 44 25 17 2 180 144
Providence 21 11 7 3 25 90 69 35 22 10 3 154 106
New Hampshire 21 8 9 4 20 86 86 39 17 17 5 166 156
Northeastern 21 9 10 2 20 96 100 37 16 19 2 167 181
Lowell 21 5 14 2 12 65 106 35 13 20 2 129 193
Merrimack 21 3 18 0 6 64 128 36 10 25 1 123 186
Championship: Boston College
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Air Force 0 0 0 0 - - - 30 16 13 1 126 122
Alabama–Huntsville 0 0 0 0 - - - 35 10 22 3 167 207
Alaska–Anchorage 0 0 0 0 - - - 34 21 11 2 158 113
Alaska–Fairbanks 0 0 0 0 - - - 30 10 20 0 - -
Kent State 0 0 0 0 - - - 33 14 16 3 120 131
Notre Dame 0 0 0 0 - - - 33 18 15 0 151 155
St. Cloud State 0 0 0 0 - - - 38 17 19 2 165 154
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Wisconsin†* 28 19 8 1 39 147 111 46 36 9 1 254 166
Minnesota 28 17 9 2 36 147 124 46 28 16 2 227 189
North Dakota 28 15 10 3 33 149 114 45 28 13 4 252 175
Northern Michigan 28 15 12 1 31 130 129 42 22 19 1 191 191
Denver 28 13 15 0 26 130 139 42 18 24 0 183 201
Minnesota-Duluth 28 13 15 0 26 114 112 40 20 19 1 170 152
Colorado College 28 10 17 1 21 97 129 40 18 20 2 152 174
Michigan Tech 28 6 22 0 12 112 168 40 10 30 0 150 218
Championship: Wisconsin
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion

1990 NCAA Tournament[5]Edit

  First Round
March 16–18
Quarterfinals
March 23–25
Frozen Four
March 30
National Championship
April 1
                                             
  E1 Boston College 4 1 6  
  W4 Minnesota 2 2 1  
W4 Minnesota 6 5  
E5 Clarkson 1 1
  E1 Boston College 1  
  W2 Wisconsin 2  
  W2 Wisconsin 7 4*
  E3 Maine 3 3  
E3 Maine 8 5  
W6 Bowling Green 4 2
  W2 Wisconsin 7
  E2 Colgate 3
  W1 Michigan State 6 3 3  
  E4 Boston University 3 5 5  
E4 Boston University 5 5 5  
W5 North Dakota 8 3 0
  E4 Boston University 2
  E2 Colgate 3  
  E2 Colgate 3 2
  W3 Lake Superior State 2 1  
W3 Lake Superior State 6 10  
E6 Alaska-Anchorage 2 3

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Player statsEdit

Scoring leaders[6]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
Kip Miller Sophomore Michigan State 45 48 53 101 60
Jim Dowd Junior Lake Superior State 46 25 67 92 30
Pat Murray Junior Michigan State 45 24 60 84 36
Nelson Emerson Senior Bowling Green 44 30 52 82 42
Gary Shuchuk Senior Wisconsin 45 41 39 80 70
Lee Davidson Senior North Dakota 45 26 49 75 66
Dave Shields Senior Denver 42 31 43 74 24
David Emma Junior Boston College 42 38 34 72 46
Chris Tancill Senior Wisconsin 45 39 32 71 44
Jeff Jablonski Senior Lake Superior State 46 38 33 71 82
John Byce Senior Wisconsin 46 27 44 71 20

Leading goaltenders[6]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
Matt Merten Senior Providence 16 908 8 4 2 38 0 2.51
Darrin Madeley Freshman Lake Superior State 30 2137 29 3 3 93 1 .915 2.61
Scott King Senior Maine 29 1526 17 7 2 67 0 .900 2.63
Jim Crozier Junior Cornell 16 866 10 3 1 38 0 .899 2.63
Scott LaGrand Freshman Boston College 24 1268 17 4 0 57 0 2.70
Mike Gilmore Sophomore Michigan State 12 638 9 1 0 29 0 .888 2.73
Dave Gagnon Junior Colgate 33 1986 28 4 1 93 0 2.81
Mike Mudd Junior St. Lawrence 14 732 6 4 3 34 0 .917 2.89
Jason Muzzatti Junior Michigan State 33 1976 24 6 3 99 0 .889 3.01
Mark Romaine Junior Providence 19 1023 12 5 1 52 0 3.05

AwardsEdit

NCAAEdit

CCHAEdit

ECACEdit

Hockey EastEdit

WCHAEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  4. ^ "2008-09 WCHA Yearbook 113-128" (PDF). WCHA. Retrieved 2014-06-29.
  5. ^ "NCAA Tournament". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
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  8. ^ "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved June 11, 2013.
  9. ^ "CCHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
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  11. ^ "CCHA All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  12. ^ "ECAC Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  13. ^ "ECAC All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  14. ^ "ECAC All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  15. ^ "Hockey East Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  16. ^ "Hockey East All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  17. ^ "Hockey East All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  18. ^ "WCHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
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