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2008 CHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

The 2008 CHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was played between March 14 and March 16, 2008 at Dwyer Arena in Lewiston, New York. By winning the tournament, Niagara received College Hockey America's automatic bid to the 2008 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

FormatEdit

The tournament featured three rounds of play. In the first round, the fourth and fifth ranked seeds, Wayne State and Alabama-Huntsville, played for entry into the semifinals, to which the top three seeds received byes. The winners of the two semifinal games then played for the championship on March 16, 2008, with the winner receiving an automatic bid to the 2008 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament.

Conference StandingsEdit

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
Bemidji State 20 13 4 3 29 71 39 36 17 16 3 102 82
Niagara* 20 12 6 2 26 71 51 37 22 11 4 128 98
Robert Morris 20 10 7 3 23 67 67 34 15 15 4 114 127
Wayne State 20 6 14 0 12 54 71 38 11 25 2 90 132
Alabama–Huntsville 20 3 13 4 10 40 75 31 6 21 4 60 117
Championship: Niagara
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Top 15 Poll

BracketEdit

  Quarterfinal
March 14, 2008
Semifinals
March 15, 2008
Championship
March 16, 2008
                           
       
  1 Bemidji State 4  
    4 Wayne State 1  
4 Wayne State 4
  5 Alabama-Huntsville 0  
    1 Bemidji State 2
  2 Niagara 3
         
       
2 Niagara 6
    3 Robert Morris 3  
     

QuarterfinalEdit

(4) Wayne State vs. (5) Alabama-HuntsvilleEdit


SemifinalsEdit

(1) Bemidji State vs. (4) Wayne StateEdit


(2) Niagara vs. (3) Robert MorrisEdit


ChampionshipEdit

(1) Bemidji State vs. (2) NiagaraEdit


Tournament awardsEdit

All-Star teamEdit

MVPEdit

  • Ted Cook (Niagara)[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2008 College Hockey America All-Tournament Team announced" (PDF) (Press release). College Hockey America. 2008-03-16. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-08. Retrieved 2009-01-27.

External linksEdit