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2010–11 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season

The 2010–11 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season began on October 2, 2010 and concluded with the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament's championship game on April 9, 2011 at the Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota. This was the 64th season in which an NCAA ice hockey championship was held and is the 116th year overall where an NCAA school fielded a team.

Pre-season pollsEdit

The top 20 from USCHO.com/CBS College Sports, October 4, 2010, and the top 15 from USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine, September 27, 2010.[1][2]

USCHO.com/CBS College Sports
Ranking Team
1 Boston College (45)
2 North Dakota (3)
3 Miami (2)
4 St. Cloud State
5 Michigan
6 Yale
7 Maine
8 Minnesota–Duluth
9 Denver
10 New Hampshire
11 Cornell
12 Alaska
13 Wisconsin
14 Boston University
15 Minnesota
16 Michigan State
17 Notre Dame
18 RIT
19 Union
20 Colorado College
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine
Ranking Team
1 Boston College (28)
2 North Dakota (4)
3 Miami (2)
4 Michigan
5 Yale
6 St. Cloud State
7 Maine
8 New Hampshire
9 Minnesota–Duluth
10 Cornell
11 Denver
12 Alaska
13 Wisconsin
14 Boston University
15 Minnesota

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
RIT 27 15 5 7 37 95 64 38 19 11 8 128 99
#18 Air Force* 27 14 7 6 34 106 85 38 20 12 6 137 115
Holy Cross 27 14 8 5 33 97 73 38 17 16 5 128 118
Niagara 27 15 10 2 32 99 92 35 18 13 4 124 120
Robert Morris 27 13 9 5 31 89 72 35 18 12 5 107 97
Connecticut 27 13 12 2 28 87 90 37 15 18 4 114 133
Mercyhurst 27 12 13 2 26 98 80 37 15 18 4 131 112
Canisius 27 10 12 5 25 76 83 38 13 19 6 110 135
Army 27 10 13 4 24 69 84 35 11 20 4 86 115
Bentley 27 9 13 5 23 70 88 34 10 18 6 86 117
Sacred Heart 27 5 16 6 16 75 112 37 6 25 6 95 173
American International 27 7 19 1 15 75 113 33 8 24 1 85 140
Championship: Air Force
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Current rankings: USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Top 20 Poll
Conference Overall
GP W L T SW PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#3 Michigan 28 20 7 1 0 61 92 57 44 29 11 4 146 98
#4 Notre Dame 28 18 7 3 2 59 95 69 44 25 14 5 151 121
#8 Miami* 28 16 7 5 2 55 103 58 39 23 10 6 146 85
#13 Western Michigan 28 10 9 9 5 44 77 71 42 19 13 10 116 104
Ferris State 28 12 12 4 4 43 59 62 39 18 16 5 94 86
Northern Michigan 28 12 13 3 0 39 61 87 39 15 19 5 91 117
Alaska 28 0^ 28^ 0^ 0^ 38 64 66 38 0^ 38^ 0^ 89 91
Lake Superior State 28 8 12 8 5 37 59 78 39 13 17 9 93 115
Ohio State 28 10 14 4 2 36 66 72 37 15 18 4 95 92
Michigan State 28 11 15 2 0 35 65 75 38 15 19 4 98 107
Bowling Green 28 3 21 4 2 15 41 87 41 10 27 4 74 123
Championship: Miami
Conference regular season champion
* Conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Top 20 Poll
^ Alaska was retroactively required to forfeit all wins and loses due to player ineligibilities.[3]
Overall
GP W L T GF GA
Alabama–Huntsville 32 4 26 2 61 129
Rankings: USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Top 20 Poll
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#12 Union 22 17 3 2 36 75 43 40 26 10 4 144 84
#6 Yale* 22 17 4 1 35 84 46 36 28 7 1 151 74
#15 Dartmouth 22 12 8 2 26 70 48 34 19 12 3 111 87
#20 Cornell 22 11 9 2 24 57 53 34 16 15 3 86 88
#16 Rensselaer 22 11 9 2 24 67 52 38 20 13 5 110 90
Princeton 22 11 9 2 24 69 70 32 17 13 2 105 88
Clarkson 22 9 12 1 19 58 78 36 15 19 2 98 117
Quinnipiac 22 6 9 7 19 49 62 39 16 15 8 95 102
Brown 22 8 12 2 18 55 70 31 10 16 5 83 107
Harvard 22 7 14 1 15 49 61 34 12 21 1 77 98
St. Lawrence 22 6 15 1 13 53 73 40 13 22 5 101 124
Colgate 22 4 15 3 11 51 81 42 11 28 3 107 142
Championship:
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Top 20 Poll
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#5 Boston College†* 27 20 6 1 41 101 58 39 30 8 1 153 94
#9 New Hampshire 27 17 6 4 38 90 59 39 22 11 6 131 98
#17 Boston University 27 15 6 6 36 76 67 39 19 12 8 116 112
#10 Merrimack 27 16 8 3 35 89 67 39 25 10 4 143 97
#19 Maine 27 14 8 5 33 92 73 36 17 12 7 122 105
Northeastern 27 10 10 7 27 73 69 38 14 16 8 108 104
Vermont 27 6 14 7 19 60 85 36 8 20 8 82 116
Massachusetts 27 5 16 6 16 68 88 36 6 23 6 88 122
Providence 27 4 16 7 15 53 94 34 8 18 8 75 116
Massachusetts–Lowell 27 4 21 2 10 60 102 34 5 25 4 83 136
Championship: Boston College Eagles
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Top 20 Poll
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#2 North Dakota†* 28 21 6 1 43 112 62 44 32 9 3 178 94
#7 Denver 28 17 8 3 37 93 75 42 25 12 5 136 113
#14 Nebraska–Omaha 28 17 9 2 36 94 69 39 21 16 2 128 99
#1 Minnesota–Duluth 28 15 8 5 35 91 73 42 26 10 6 143 108
Minnesota 28 13 10 5 31 91 78 36 16 14 6 113 102
#11 Colorado College 28 13 13 2 28 83 84 45 23 19 3 143 131
Wisconsin 28 12 13 3 27 75 72 41 21 16 4 129 98
Alaska–Anchorage 28 12 14 2 26 62 78 37 16 18 3 89 106
St. Cloud State 28 11 13 4 26 84 80 38 15 18 5 112 113
Bemidji State 28 8 15 5 21 62 78 38 15 18 5 89 102
Minnesota State 28 8 16 4 20 67 90 38 14 18 6 105 116
Michigan Tech 28 2 24 2 6 49 124 38 4 30 4 75 169
Championship: North Dakota
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Current rankings: USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Top 20 Poll

2011 NCAA Tournament[4]Edit

Regional Semifinals Regional Finals Frozen Four National Championship
            
1 Yale 2*
4 Air Force 1
1 Yale 3
East Regional
3 Minnesota–Duluth 5
2 Union 0
3 Minnesota–Duluth 2
E3 Minnesota–Duluth 4
NE3 Notre Dame 3
1 Miami 1
4 New Hampshire 3
4 New Hampshire 1
Northeast Regional
3 Notre Dame 2
2 Merrimack 3
3 Notre Dame 4*
E3 Minnesota–Duluth 3*
W2 Michigan 2
1 North Dakota 6
4 Renssealer 0
1 North Dakota 6
Midwest Regional
2 Denver 1
2 Denver 3**
3 Western Michigan 2
MW1 North Dakota 0
W2 Michigan 2
1 Boston College 4
4 Colorado College 8
4 Colorado College 1
West Regional
2 Michigan 2
2 Michigan 4*
3 Nebraska–Omaha 3

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Player statsEdit

Scoring leadersEdit

The following players led the league in points at the conclusion of the regular season.[5]

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

Player Class Team GP G A Pts PIM
Andy Miele Senior Miami 39 24 47 71 35
Matt Frattin Senior North Dakota 44 36 24 60 46
Jack Connolly Junior Minnesota–Duluth 42 18 41 59 34
Justin Fontaine Senior Minnesota–Duluth 42 22 36 58 42
Carter Camper Senior Miami 39 19 38 57 27
Paul Zanette Senior Niagara 35 29 26 55 45
Reilly Smith Sophomore Miami 38 28 26 54 18
Mike Connolly Junior Minnesota–Duluth 42 28 26 54 67
T. J. Tynan Freshman Notre Dame 44 23 31 54 36
Cam Atkinson Junior Boston College 39 31 21 52 28
Paul Thompson Senior New Hampshire 39 28 24 52 32

Leading goaltendersEdit

The following goaltenders led the league in goals against average at the conclusion of the regular season while playing at least 33% of their team's total minutes.[5]

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
Aaron Dell Sophomore North Dakota 40 2349:02 30 7 2 70 6 .924 1.79
Ryan Rondeau Senior Yale 34 2002:15 27 6 1 64 6 .928 1.92
Shane Madolora Sophomore RIT 28 1675:50 17 3 7 54 6 .935 1.93
Keith Kinkaid Sophomore Union 38 2265:30 25 10 3 75 5 .920 1.99
Pat Nagle Senior Ferris State 37 2192:41 18 14 5 74 3 .923 2.02
Connor Knapp Junior Miami 17 975:36 8 5 4 33 2 .909 2.03
Cody Reichard Junior Miami 24 1374:31 15 5 2 47 3 .912 2.05
Will Yanakeff Freshman Michigan State 14 794:36 6 5 1 28 3 .927 2.11
Allen York Junior Rensselaer 34 2050:46 18 11 4 74 2 .924 2.17
Sean Bonar Freshman Princeton 15 899:57 8 6 1 33 1 .912 2.20

AwardsEdit

NCAAEdit

Atlantic HockeyEdit

CCHAEdit

ECACEdit

Hockey EastEdit

WCHAEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Division I Men's Poll". USCHO.com. 2010-10-04. Retrieved 2010-12-22.
  2. ^ "USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men's College Hockey Poll - September 27, 2010". USCHO.com. 2010-10-04. Retrieved 2010-12-23.
  3. ^ "NCAA bans Nanooks from postseason, takes away victories". Anchorage Daily News. 2014-11-05. Retrieved 2018-05-03.
  4. ^ "NCAA Tournament". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved July 5, 2013.
  5. ^ a b "Men's Division I Hockey Overall Statistics: 2010-2011". USCHO.com. 2011-04-15.
  6. ^ "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved 2013-07-05.
  7. ^ "AHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-05.
  8. ^ "AHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-05.
  9. ^ "AHA All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-05.
  10. ^ "CCHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  11. ^ "CCHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  12. ^ "CCHA All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  13. ^ "ECAC Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  14. ^ "ECAC All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  15. ^ "ECAC All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  16. ^ "Hockey East Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  17. ^ "Hockey East All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  18. ^ "Hockey East All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  19. ^ "WCHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  20. ^ "WCHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  21. ^ "WCHA All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.

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