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2017–18 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season

The 2017–18 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season began in October 2017 and ended with the Frozen Four in April 2018.[1] This was the 71st season in which an NCAA ice hockey championship was held, and US college hockey's 123rd year overall.

PollsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Conference record Overall record
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Mercyhurst  28 16 8 4 36 90 81 37 21 12 4 124 111
Canisius 28 17 11 0 34 94 76 38 19 17 2 117 108
Holy Cross 28 12 10 6 30 80 70 36 13 16 7 97 100
Army 28 12 10 6 30 80 70 36 15 15 6 93 91
#14 Air Force * 28 13 11 4 30 73 64 43 23 15 5 115 94
RIT 28 13 14 1 27 91 90 37 15 20 2 114 127
Robert Morris 28 12 13 3 27 79 78 41 18 20 3 119 118
American International 28 11 13 4 26 63 75 39 15 20 4 88 116
Niagara 28 10 15 3 23 76 90 36 11 22 3 93 123
Bentley 28 9 14 5 23 72 87 37 13 18 6 96 114
Sacred Heart 28 9 15 4 22 79 96 39 13 22 4 107 135
Championship: March 17, 2018
  indicates conference regular season champion; * indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll; updated March 5, 2018
Conference record Overall record
GP W L T SOW PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#2 Notre Dame†* 24 17 6 1 1 53 66 47 40 28 10 2 117 87
#3 Ohio State 24 14 8 2 1 45 77 55 41 26 10 5 131 85
#4 Michigan 24 11 10 3 2 38 70 72 40 22 15 3 136 121
#13 Penn State 24 9 10 5 2 34 70 72 38 18 15 5 138 120
#18 Minnesota 24 10 12 2 1 33 65 69 38 19 17 2 102 100
Wisconsin 24 8 13 3 1 28 69 83 37 14 19 4 115 124
Michigan State 24 6 16 2 1 21 53 77 36 12 22 2 91 117
Championship: March 17, 2018
† indicates conference regular season champion; * indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll; updated March 12, 2018
Overall record
GP W L T GF GA
Arizona State 34 8 21 5 77 123
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll; updated April 20, 2018
2017–18 ECAC Hockey men's standings
Conference record Overall record
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#8 Cornell 22 17 3 2 36 61 32 33 25 6 2 102 52
Union 22 16 5 1 33 70 48 38 21 15 2 115 98
#12 Clarkson 22 12 5 5 29 74 49 40 23 11 6 122 75
Harvard 22 11 8 3 25 68 50 33 15 14 4 104 85
Dartmouth 22 11 10 1 23 55 69 35 16 17 2 83 107
Colgate 22 10 9 3 23 49 46 40 17 17 6 87 88
#15 Princeton* 22 10 10 2 22 77 79 36 19 13 4 131 110
Yale 22 10 11 1 21 67 59 31 15 15 1 87 88
Quinnipiac 22 9 11 2 20 59 56 38 16 18 4 105 106
Brown 22 7 14 1 15 45 63 31 8 19 4 67 104
Rensselaer 22 4 16 2 10 45 86 37 6 27 4 73 129
St. Lawrence 22 3 18 1 7 43 76 37 8 27 2 80 122
Championship: March 17, 2018
  indicates conference regular season champion; * indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll; updated February 26, 2018
2017–18 Hockey East men's standings
Conference record Overall record
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#19 Boston College  24 18 6 0 36 79 53 37 20 14 3 108 99
#11 Northeastern 24 15 6 3 33 79 49 38 23 10 5 136 81
#7 Providence 24 13 7 4 30 70 50 40 24 12 4 117 85
#10 Boston University* 24 12 8 4 28 72 60 40 22 14 4 124 105
Connecticut 24 11 12 1 23 70 62 36 15 19 2 100 102
Maine 24 10 11 3 23 65 74 38 18 16 4 117 115
Massachusetts–Lowell 24 11 13 0 22 68 75 36 17 19 0 101 99
Massachusetts 24 9 13 2 20 60 74 39 17 20 2 104 119
Vermont 24 6 12 6 18 51 75 37 10 20 7 79 112
Merrimack 24 7 15 2 16 51 70 37 12 21 4 83 105
New Hampshire 24 5 14 5 15 48 71 36 10 20 6 88 104
Championship: March 17, 2018
  indicates conference regular season champion; * indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll; updated March 1, 2018
Conference record Overall record
GP W L T SOW PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#6 St. Cloud State   24 16 4 4 1 53 93 59 40 25 9 6 144 101
#5 Denver* 24 12 6 6 4 46 76 53 41 23 10 8 135 86
#1 Minnesota–Duluth 24 13 11 0 0 39 79 56 42 25 16 3 132 92
#17 North Dakota 24 8 10 6 3 33 71 68 40 17 13 10 117 95
Omaha 24 10 13 1 0 31 75 97 36 17 17 2 121 134
Western Michigan 24 10 13 1 0 31 82 94 36 15 19 2 115 129
Colorado College 24 8 12 4 3 31 63 85 37 15 17 5 99 121
Miami 24 6 14 4 2 24 62 89 37 12 20 5 103 128
Championship: March 17, 2018
  indicates conference regular season champion; * indicates conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll; updated March 5, 2018
Conference record Overall record
GP W L T SOW PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#9 Minnesota State  28 22 5 1 0 67 116 58 40 29 10 1 153 84
#20 Northern Michigan 28 19 7 2 2 61 85 64 43 25 15 3 130 108
Bowling Green 28 17 6 5 2 58 87 63 41 23 12 6 122 100
Bemidji State 28 13 9 6 4 49 77 63 38 16 14 8 103 95
#16 Michigan Tech* 28 12 11 5 2 43 82 75 44 22 17 5 134 117
Ferris State 28 11 16 1 0 34 68 86 38 14 23 1 87 122
Alabama–Huntsville 28 10 16 2 1 33 69 86 37 12 23 2 84 121
Alaska 28 9 17 2 1 30 74 85 36 11 22 3 97 118
Lake Superior State 28 8 17 3 0 27 59 90 36 10 22 4 76 121
Alaska Anchorage 28 4 21 3 3 18 55 102 34 4 26 4 65 124
Championship: March 17, 2018
  indicates conference regular season champion (MacNaughton Cup); * indicates conference tournament champion (Broadmoor Trophy)
Rankings: USCHO.com Top 20 Poll; updated March 5, 2018

2018 NCAA Tournament[2]Edit

Regional Semifinals Regional Finals Frozen Four National Championship
            
1 St. Cloud State 1
4 Air Force 4
4 Air Force 1
West Regional
3 Minnesota–Duluth 2
2 Minnesota State 2
3 Minnesota–Duluth 3*
W3 Minnesota-Duluth 2
MW1 Ohio State 1
1 Ohio State 4
4 Princeton 2
1 Ohio State 5
Midwest Regional
2 Denver 1
2 Denver 5
3 Penn State 1
W3 Minnesota-Duluth 2
E1 Notre Dame 1
1 Cornell 1
4 Boston University 3
4 Boston University 3
Northeast Regional
2 Michigan 6
2 Michigan 3
3 Northeastern 2
NE2 Michigan 3
E1 Notre Dame 4
1 Notre Dame 4*
4 Michigan Tech 3
1 Notre Dame 2
East Regional
2 Providence 1
2 Providence 1
3 Clarkson 0

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
Adam Gaudette Junior Northeastern 38 30 30 60 41
Max Véronneau Junior Princeton 36 17 38 55 12
Dylan Sikura Senior Northeastern 35 22 32 54 22
Ryan Kuffner Junior Princeton 36 29 23 52 6
Henrik Borgström Sophomore Denver 40 23 29 52 18
Cooper Marody Junior Michigan 40 16 35 51 24
Brady Ferguson Senior Robert Morris 41 18 31 49 20
Dylan McLaughlin Junior Canisius 37 17 31 48 10
Troy Terry Junior Denver 39 14 34 48 6
Adam Rockwood Senior Northern Michigan 43 8 40 48 18

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
Matthew Galajda Freshman Cornell 29 1669:20 21 5 2 42 9 .939 1.51
Colton Point Sophomore Colgate 33 1997:05 16 12 5 58 6 .944 1.74
Connor LaCouvee Senior Minnesota State 31 1800:13 23 6 1 54 3 .914 1.80
Jake Kielly Sophomore Clarkson 39 2336:59 22 11 6 71 8 .929 1.82
Tanner Jaillet Senior Denver 39 2293:26 22 9 7 72 5 .928 1.88
Hunter Shepard Sophomore Minnesota–Duluth 41 2392:49 25 14 1 76 8 .925 1.91
Cayden Primeau Freshman Northeastern 34 2004:32 19 8 5 64 4 .931 1.92
Cale Morris Sophomore Notre Dame 37 2192:43 27 8 1 71 4 .944 1.94
Corbin Kaczperski Sophomore Yale 12 684:31 7 4 0 23 0 .933 2.02
Dávid Hrenák Freshman St. Cloud State 24 1356:52 13 7 7 46 3 .922 2.03

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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