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NCAA Division I Tournament

Regional Seeds

 West East
1Michigan St. (31-5-4)1Boston U. (28-7-2)
2North Dakota (30-7-1)2Boston College (25-8-5)
3Michigan (28-11-1)3Clarkson (23-8-3)
4Ohio St. (24-12-2)4Wisconsin (26-13-1)
5Yale (23-8-3)5New Hampshire (23-11-1)
6Princeton (18-10-7)6Colorado Col. (25-12-3)

West Regional

Held at Yost Arena in Ann Arbor, Mich., March 27-28. Single elimination, two second round winners advance to Final Four.

First Round

Michigan 2Princeton 1
Ohio St. 4Yale 0
(Byes: Michigan St. and North Dakota)

Second Round

Michigan 4 North Dakota 3
Ohio St. 4OTMichigan St. 3

East Regional

Held at The Pepsi Arena in Albany, NY, March 28-29. Single elimination, two second round winners advance to Final Four.

First Round

New Hampshire 7Wisconsin 4
Colorado College 3Clarkson 1
(Byes: Boston College and Boston University)

Second Round

New Hampshire 4OTBoston University 3
Boston College 6 Colorado College 1

The Final Four

At the FleetCenter in Boston, Mass., April 2 and April 4. Single elimination; no consolation game.


Michigan 4New Hampshire 0
Boston College 5Ohio St. 2


Michigan 3OTBoston College 2
Final records: Michigan (32-11-1); Boston College (27-9-5); New Hampshire (25-12-1); Ohio St. (27-13-2).
Outstanding Player: Marty Turco, Michigan senior goalie; SEMIFINAL— shutout, 19 saves; FINAL— 28 saves.
All-Tournament Team: Turco, forwards Mark Kosick and Josh Langfeld and defenseman Bubba Berenzweig of Michigan; forward Marty Reasoner and defenseman Mike Mottau of Boston College.

Championship Game

Michigan, 3-2 (OT)

Saturday, April 4, 1998, at the FleetCenter in Boston, Mass.; Attendance: 18,276; TV Rating: 0.7/2 share (ESPN).

Michigan (CCHA)01113
Boston College (HE)11002


1st Period: BC— Kevin Caufield (Mike Mottau), 4:19.

2nd Period: UM— Mark Kosick (Bubba Berenzweig), 7:42; BC— Mike Lephart (Jeff Farkas, Bobby Allen), 18:38 (pp).

3rd Period: UM— Kosick (Bill Muckalt, Chris Fox), 13:48.

Overtime: UM— Josh Langfeld (Fox, Scott Matzka), 17:51.


Saves: UM— Marty Turco (30 shots/28 saves); BC— Scott Clemmensen (35 shots/32 saves).

U.S. Division I College Hockey1997-98 SeasonHobey Baker Award