NCAA Division I Tournament
Frozen Four teams in bold.
Held at the Dane County Coliseum in Madison, Wisc., March 27-28. Single elimination, two second round winners advance to Frozen Four.
(Byes: Michigan St. and North Dakota)
Held at the Worcester (Mass.) Centrum, March 26-27. Single elimination, two second round winners advance to Final Four.
(Byes: New Hampshire and Clarkson)
The Frozen Four
Held at Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim, Calif., April 1 and April 3. Single elimination; no consolation game.
Maine, 3-2 (OT)
1st Period: UM— Ben Guite (Jason Vitorino, Dan Kerluke), 15:47 (pp).
2nd Period: UM— Niko Dimitrakos (David Cullen, Peter Metcalf), 4:10; NH— Darren Haydar (Mike Souza, Ty Conklin), 15:58 (sh).
3rd Period: NH— Souza (Jason Krog, Haydar), 3:33.
Overtime: UM— Marcus Gustafsson (Cory Larose), 10:50.
Goalies: UM— Alfie Michaud (48 shots, 46 saves); NH— Ty Conklin (39 shots, 36 saves). Attendance: 14,447.
Final records: Maine (31-6-4); New Hampshire (31-7-3); Michigan St. (29-6-7); Boston College (27-12-4).
Outstanding Player: Alfie Michaud, Maine junior goalie; SEMIFINAL— 36 shots, 35 saves; FINAL— 48 shots, 46 saves.
All-Tournament Team: Michaud, forward Niko Dimitrakos and defenseman David Cullen of Maine; forwards Jason Krog and Mike Souza and defenseman Jayme Filipowicz of New Hampshire.
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