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2016–17 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season

The 2016–17 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season began in October 2016 and ended with the 2017 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament's championship game in April 2017.[1] This was the 70th season in which an NCAA ice hockey championship will be held, and the 122st year overall in which an NCAA school has iced a team.

PollsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Conference record Overall record
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Canisius  28 18 4 6 42 90 53 39 21 11 7 107 85
#12 Air Force* 28 19 6 3 41 91 56 42 27 10 5 133 93
Army 28 15 10 3 33 77 56 37 18 14 5 100 78
Robert Morris 28 15 10 3 33 86 73 38 22 12 4 123 95
Holy Cross 28 11 10 7 29 78 78 36 14 15 7 99 106
RIT 28 13 15 0 26 90 79 37 14 22 1 108 111
Mercyhurst 28 11 13 4 26 82 83 39 15 20 4 106 123
Bentley 28 10 12 6 26 78 82 39 13 19 7 101 120
Sacred Heart 28 10 15 3 23 67 87 37 13 19 5 88 116
American International 28 7 14 7 21 63 91 36 8 20 8 82 122
Niagara 28 3 23 2 8 55 119 39 5 31 3 76 168
Championship: March 18, 2017
  indicates conference regular season champion; * indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll; updated March 6, 2017
Conference record Overall record
GP W L T SOW PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#7 Minnesota 20 14 5 1 0 43 79 58 38 23 12 3 141 104
#17 Wisconsin 20 12 8 0 0 36 72 66 36 20 15 1 122 118
#14 Ohio State 20 11 8 1 1 35 76 62 39 21 12 6 154 113
#8 Penn State* 20 10 9 1 0 31 71 63 39 25 12 2 160 108
Michigan 20 6 12 2 2 22 53 75 35 13 19 3 92 111
Michigan State 20 3 14 3 0 13 47 74 35 7 24 4 84 134
Championship: March 18, 2017
† indicates conference regular season champion; * indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll; updated March 6, 2017
Overall record
GP W L T GF GA
Arizona State 32 10 19 3 91 130
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll; updated February 20, 2017
2016–17 ECAC Hockey men's standings
Conference record Overall record
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#3 Harvard†* 22 16 4 2 34 85 47 36 28 6 2 146 77
#11 Union 22 16 4 2 34 87 56 38 25 10 3 143 113
#13 Cornell 22 13 4 5 31 70 51 35 21 9 5 99 81
St. Lawrence 22 12 6 4 28 61 44 37 17 13 7 104 88
#20 Quinnipiac 22 13 8 1 27 69 55 40 23 15 2 121 101
Clarkson 22 10 9 3 23 67 62 39 18 16 5 124 112
Princeton 22 8 11 3 19 63 75 34 15 16 3 103 111
Yale 22 7 11 4 18 62 67 33 13 15 5 99 98
Dartmouth 22 7 13 2 16 59 80 31 10 18 3 83 111
Colgate 22 6 13 3 15 40 62 37 9 22 6 78 113
Rensselaer 22 6 16 0 12 52 76 37 8 28 1 83 138
Brown 22 3 18 1 7 47 87 31 4 25 2 66 132
Championship: March 18, 2017
  indicates conference regular season champion; * indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll; updated March 6, 2017
2016–17 Hockey East men's standings
Conference record Overall record
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#4 Massachusetts–Lowell * 22 14 7 1 29 76 51 41 27 11 3 151 95
#6 Boston University  22 13 6 3 29 64 47 39 24 12 3 123 90
#16 Boston College  22 13 6 3 29 74 56 40 21 15 4 132 104
#5 Notre Dame 22 12 6 4 28 67 51 40 23 12 5 128 93
#15 Providence 22 12 7 3 27 66 57 39 22 12 5 116 92
#18 Vermont 22 10 8 4 24 61 63 38 20 13 5 122 106
Merrimack 22 8 8 6 22 57 60 37 15 16 6 90 96
Northeastern 22 9 10 3 21 73 71 38 18 15 5 140 113
Connecticut 22 8 10 4 20 55 61 36 12 16 8 96 104
New Hampshire 22 7 11 4 18 69 77 40 15 20 5 124 136
Maine 22 5 15 2 12 57 79 36 11 21 4 102 125
Massachusetts 22 2 19 1 5 42 88 36 5 29 2 66 132
Championship: March 18, 2017
  indicates conference regular season champion; * indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll; updated March 6, 2017
Conference record Overall record
GP W L T SOW PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#1 Denver  24 18 3 3 2 59 82 42 44 33 7 4 152 80
#2 Minnesota–Duluth* 24 15 5 4 3 52 83 56 42 28 7 7 140 95
#10 Western Michigan 24 13 9 2 1 42 79 75 40 22 13 5 113 114
#9 North Dakota 24 11 12 1 1 35 69 63 40 21 16 3 127 104
St. Cloud State 24 10 13 1 0 31 64 69 36 16 19 1 105 109
Omaha 24 9 13 2 0 29 74 89 39 17 17 5 122 128
Miami 24 5 14 5 3 23 57 80 36 9 20 7 91 113
Colorado College 24 4 16 4 1 17 43 77 36 8 24 4 70 120
Championship: March 18, 2017
  indicates conference regular season champion; * indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll; updated March 6, 2017
Conference record Overall record
GP W L T SOW PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Bemidji State  28 20 6 2 2 64 71 44 41 22 16 3 94 79
#19 Michigan Tech* 28 15 7 6 3 54 80 59 45 23 15 7 131 100
Minnesota State 28 15 9 4 2 51 89 68 39 22 13 4 119 95
Bowling Green 28 14 13 1 1 44 79 65 41 21 18 2 120 102
Ferris State 28 12 12 4 2 42 78 74 37 13 19 5 95 101
Alaska 28 11 13 4 3 40 67 84 36 12 20 4 79 113
Lake Superior State 28 8 13 7 4 35 78 87 36 11 18 7 103 119
Northern Michigan 28 10 15 3 1 34 69 75 39 13 22 4 93 108
Alabama–Huntsville 28 9 16 3 0 30 68 95 34 9 22 3 74 120
Alaska Anchorage 28 6 16 6 2 26 52 80 34 7 21 6 59 102
Championship: March 18, 2017
  indicates conference regular season champion (MacNaughton Cup); * indicates conference tournament champion (Broadmoor Trophy)
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll; updated March 6, 2017

2017 NCAA Tournament[2]Edit

Regional Semifinals Regional Finals Frozen Four National Championship
            
1 Denver 5
4 Michigan Tech 2
1 Denver 6
Midwest Regional
3 Penn State 3
2 Union 3
3 Penn State 10
MW1 Denver 6
NE4 Notre Dame 1
1 Minnesota 2
4 Notre Dame 3
4 Notre Dame 3*
Northeast Regional
2 Massachusetts–Lowell 2
2 Massachusetts–Lowell 5
3 Cornell 0
MW1 Denver 3
W1 Minnesota–Duluth 2
1 Harvard 3
4 Providence 1
1 Harvard 3
East Regional
3 Air Force 2
2 Western Michigan 4
3 Air Force 5
E1 Harvard 1
W1 Minnesota–Duluth 2
1 Minnesota–Duluth 3*
4 Ohio State 2
1 Minnesota–Duluth 3*
West Regional
2 Boston University 2
2 Boston University 4**
3 North Dakota 3

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Player stats[3]Edit

Scoring leadersEdit

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

Player Class Team GP G A Pts PIM
Zach Aston-Reese Senior Northeastern 38 31 32 63 72
Mike Vecchione Senior Union 38 29 34 63 45
Tyler Kelleher Senior New Hampshire 40 24 39 63 32
Spencer Foo Junior Union 38 26 36 62 24
Brady Ferguson Junior Robert Morris 38 24 34 58 18
Dylan Sikura Junior Northeastern 38 21 36 57 12
Mason Jobst Sophomore Ohio State 39 19 36 55 18
Tyler Sheehy Sophomore Minnesota 38 20 33 53 20
Adam Gaudette Sophomore Northeastern 37 26 26 52 26
Anders Bjork Junior Notre Dame 39 21 31 52 16

Leading goaltendersEdit

The following goaltenders lead the NCAA in goals against average while playing at least 33% of their team's total minutes.

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
Michael Bitzer Junior Bemidji State 39 2355:22 22 14 3 67 6 .932 1.71
Charles Williams Senior Canisius 34 2009:57 21 7 5 61 6 .943 1.82
Tanner Jaillet Junior Denver 38 2222:06 28 5 4 68 0 .929 1.84
Angus Redmond Freshman Michigan Tech 38 2272:40 22 10 5 70 4 .917 1.85
Shane Starrett Sophomore Air Force 37 2142:09 26 6 4 71 5 .925 1.99
Parker Gahagen Senior Army 35 2097:45 18 13 4 70 5 .934 2.00
Tyler Wall Freshman UMass Lowell 37 2095:00 26 10 1 72 2 .918 2.06
Francis Marotte Freshman Robert Morris 29 1559:39 17 8 3 54 2 .931 2.08
Andrew Shortridge Freshman Quinnipiac 26 1267:41 13 7 0 44 1 .920 2.08
Merrick Madsen Junior Harvard 37 2143:12 28 6 2 75 3 .924 2.10

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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