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2012–13 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season

The 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season began on October 6, 2012 and concluded with the 2013 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament's championship game on April 13, 2013 at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This was the 66th season in which an NCAA ice hockey championship was held and is the 118th year overall where an NCAA school fielded a team.

PollsEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

The top 20 from USCHO.com, October 1, 2012, and the top 15 from USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine, September 24, 2012.[1][2] First place votes are in parentheses.

USCHO.com/CBS College Sports
Ranking Team
1 Boston College (35)
2 Minnesota (12)
3 Michigan (3)
4 North Dakota
5 Union
6 Cornell
7 Massachusetts–Lowell
8 Denver
9 Miami
10 Western Michigan
11 Ferris State
12 Minnesota–Duluth
13 Boston University
14 Notre Dame
15 Maine
16 Michigan State
17 Harvard
18 Wisconsin
19 Air Force
20 Colorado College
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine
Ranking Team
1 Boston College (20)
2 Minnesota (12)
3 Michigan (2)
4 North Dakota
5 Union
6 Cornell
7 Massachusetts–Lowell
8 Denver
9 Miami
10 Notre Dame
11 Western Michigan
12 Minnesota–Duluth
13 Boston University
14 Ferris State
15 Wisconsin

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Conference record Overall record
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#15 Niagara   27 20 5 2 42 92 60 38 23 10 5 116 95
Air Force 27 15 7 5 35 92 56 37 17 13 7 120 92
Holy Cross 27 15 9 3 33 83 79 37 20 14 3 111 106
Connecticut 27 14 10 3 31 77 70 37 19 14 4 102 94
Robert Morris 27 13 11 3 29 85 85 38 20 14 4 118 105
Mercyhurst 27 12 11 4 28 90 73 41 19 17 5 128 112
#19 Canisius * 27 12 13 2 26 71 69 43 19 19 5 113 104
RIT 27 11 12 4 26 88 89 38 15 18 5 122 126
American International 27 9 12 6 24 72 78 35 12 17 6 88 112
Bentley 27 10 14 3 23 85 87 35 12 20 3 108 116
Army 27 7 15 5 19 64 92 34 7 22 5 73 121
Sacred Heart 27 2 21 4 8 67 128 36 2 30 4 83 182
Championship: March 23, 2013
  indicates conference regular season champion; * indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll; updated March 25, 2013
Conference record Overall record
GP W L T SW PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#5 Miami   28 17 7 4 4 59 75 50 42 25 12 5 106 73
#8 Notre Dame * 28 17 8 3 2 56 90 64 41 25 13 3 119 91
#16 Western Michigan 28 15 7 6 3 54 63 55 38 19 11 8 87 78
Ohio State 28 13 10 5 1 45 71 63 40 16 17 7 95 96
Ferris State 28 13 12 3 1 43 67 63 37 16 16 5 96 89
Alaska 28 12 13 3 1 40 73 79 37 17 16 4 95 97
#20 Michigan 28 10 15 3 3 36 81 96 40 18 19 3 129 130
Lake Superior State 28 11 16 1 1 35 65 77 39 17 21 1 92 109
Bowling Green 28 10 15 3 1 34 65 75 41 15 21 5 100 105
Northern Michigan 28 9 15 4 1 32 64 79 38 15 19 4 90 109
Michigan State 28 9 18 1 0 28 57 70 42 14 25 3 87 115
Championship: March 24, 2013
  indicates conference regular season champion; * indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll; updated March 25, 2013
Overall record
GP W L T GF GA
Alabama–Huntsville 25 3 21 1 36 103
Penn State 27 13 14 0 74 80
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll; updated March 3, 2013
Conference record Overall record
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#2 Quinnipiac   22 17 2 3 37 73 32 43 30 8 5 130 72
Rensselaer 22 12 7 3 27 61 49 37 18 14 5 106 88
#1 Yale 22 12 9 1 25 60 62 37 22 12 3 107 96
#10 Union * 22 10 8 4 24 64 52 40 22 13 5 123 85
Dartmouth 22 9 9 4 22 56 57 34 15 14 5 94 88
St. Lawrence 22 9 9 4 22 60 68 38 18 16 4 107 109
Brown 22 7 9 6 20 54 51 36 16 14 6 90 85
Princeton 22 8 10 4 20 52 60 31 10 16 5 72 89
Cornell 22 8 11 3 19 49 55 34 15 16 3 83 91
Clarkson 22 8 11 3 19 58 67 36 9 20 7 89 113
Colgate 22 6 13 3 15 52 66 36 14 18 4 109 102
Harvard 22 6 14 2 14 45 65 32 10 19 3 73 101
Championship: March 23, 2013
  indicates conference regular season champion; * indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll; updated March 25, 2013
Conference record Overall record
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#3 Massachusetts–Lowell   * 27 16 9 2 34 81 63 41 28 11 2 123 83
#9 Boston College 27 15 9 3 33 88 72 38 22 12 4 128 107
#17 Boston University 27 15 10 2 32 82 73 39 21 16 2 120 110
#11 New Hampshire 27 13 8 6 32 81 58 39 20 12 7 122 90
#18 Providence 27 13 8 6 32 75 63 38 17 14 7 105 90
Merrimack 27 13 11 3 29 68 66 38 15 17 6 91 98
Vermont 27 8 13 6 22 60 80 36 11 19 6 82 110
Maine 27 7 12 8 22 57 72 38 11 19 8 77 104
Massachusetts 27 9 16 2 20 72 79 34 12 19 3 93 102
Northeastern 27 5 18 4 14 59 97 34 9 21 4 81 118
Championship: March 23, 2013
  indicates conference regular season champion; * indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll; updated March 25, 2013
Conference record Overall record
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#4 St. Cloud State   28 18 9 1 37 94 66 42 25 16 1 141 103
#6 Minnesota   28 16 7 5 37 94 65 40 26 9 5 139 80
#7 North Dakota 28 14 7 7 35 93 71 42 22 13 7 135 103
#12 Wisconsin * 28 13 8 7 33 69 64 42 22 13 7 112 89
#14 Denver 28 14 9 5 33 92 81 39 20 14 5 131 108
#13 Minnesota State 28 16 11 1 33 90 68 41 24 14 3 127 99
Nebraska–Omaha 28 14 12 2 30 92 91 39 19 18 2 127 117
Colorado College 28 11 13 4 26 88 98 42 18 19 5 133 141
Minnesota–Duluth 28 10 13 5 25 75 83 38 14 19 5 99 109
Michigan Tech 28 8 16 4 20 75 92 37 13 20 4 107 116
Bemidji State 28 5 16 7 17 58 87 36 6 22 8 74 110
Alaska–Anchorage 28 2 20 6 10 52 106 36 4 25 7 67 133
Championship: March 23, 2013
  indicates conference regular season champion; * indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll; updated March 25, 2013

2013 NCAA TournamentEdit

Regional Semi-finals Regional Finals Frozen Four National Championship
            
1 Quinnipiac 4
4 Canisius 3
1 Quinnipiac 5
East Regional
3 Union 1
2 Boston College 1
3 Union 5
E1 Quinnipiac 4
MW4 St. Cloud State 1
1 Notre Dame 1
4 St. Cloud State 5
4 St. Cloud State 4
Midwest Regional
2 Miami 1
2 Miami 4
3 Minnesota State 0
E1 Quinnipiac 0
W4 Yale 4
1 Minnesota 2
4 Yale 3*
4 Yale 4
West Regional
2 North Dakota 1
2 North Dakota 2
3 Niagara 1
W4 Yale 3*
NE1 Massachusetts–Lowell 2
1 Massachusetts–Lowell 6
4 Wisconsin 1
1 Massachusetts–Lowell 2
Northeast Regional
3 New Hampshire 0
2 New Hampshire 5
3 Denver 2

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Player statsEdit

Scoring leaders[3]Edit

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

Player Class Team GP G A Pts PIM
Rylan Schwartz Senior Colorado College 41 20 33 53 35
Danny Kristo Senior North Dakota 40 26 26 52 24
Ryan Walters Junior Nebraska–Omaha 39 22 30 52 20
Erik Haula Junior Minnesota 37 16 35 51 14
Greg Carey Junior St. Lawrence 38 28 23 51 40
Johnny Gaudreau Sophomore Boston College 35 21 30 51 29
Drew LeBlanc Senior St. Cloud State 42 13 37 50 14
Corban Knight Senior North Dakota 41 16 33 49 40
Matt Leitner Sophomore Minnesota State 41 17 30 47 47
Kyle Flanagan Senior St. Lawrence 35 15 32 47 42

Leading goaltendersEdit

GP = Games played; Min = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals against; SO = Shutouts; SV% = Save percentage; GAA = Goals against average

Player Class Team GP Min W L T GA SO SV% GAA
Connor Hellebuyck Freshman Massachusetts–Lowell 24 1397:11 20 3 0 32 6 .952 1.37
Ryan McKay Freshman Miami 23 1299:28 13 7 2 30 4 .946 1.39
Eric Hartzell Senior Quinnipiac 42 2522:02 30 7 5 66 5 .933 1.57
Jason Kasdorf Freshman Rensselaer 23 1329:43 14 5 2 36 3 .935 1.62
Anthony Borelli Senior Brown 28 1596:53 14 9 5 49 4 .942 1.84
Adam Wilcox Freshman Minnesota 39 2331:00 25 8 5 73 3 .921 1.88
Carsen Chubak Junior Niagara 35 2100:46 23 7 5 67 6 .939 1.91
Matt Grogan Senior Connecticut 23 1274:35 14 4 3 41 2 .937 1.93
Jay Williams Freshman Miami 21 1235:20 12 5 3 40 2 .924 1.94
Joel Rumpel Sophomore Wisconsin 29 1716:20 16 9 4 56 4 .929 1.96

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "USCHO.com Division I Men's Poll - October 1, 2012". USCHO.com. October 1, 2012. Retrieved October 17, 2012.
  2. ^ "Preseason: Men's College Hockey Poll". USA Hockey. September 24, 2012. Archived from the original on May 11, 2013. Retrieved October 16, 2012.
  3. ^ "Men's Division I Hockey Overall Statistics: 2012-2013". USCHO.com. 2013-03-17.
  4. ^ "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved 2013-07-05.
  5. ^ "AHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-05.
  6. ^ "AHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-05.
  7. ^ "AHA All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-05.
  8. ^ "CCHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  9. ^ "CCHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  10. ^ "CCHA All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  11. ^ "Quinnipiac Cleans Up ECAC Awards". College Hockey News. March 21, 2013.
  12. ^ "ECAC All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  13. ^ "ECAC All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  14. ^ "Hockey East Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  15. ^ "Hockey East All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  16. ^ "Hockey East All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  17. ^ "ST. CLOUD STATE'S DREW LEBLANC HONORED AS BOTH WCHA PLAYER OF THE YEAR AND OUTSTANDING STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR TO HIGHLIGHT 2012-13 MEN'S AWARD WINNERS" (Press release). Western Collegiate Hockey Association. March 14, 2013.
  18. ^ "WCHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  19. ^ "WCHA All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-06.

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