College and Professional Hockey: The 1998-99 Season: The Frozen Four

Regional Seeds

Frozen Four teams in bold.

1North Dakota (32-5-2)1New Hampshire (29-6-3)
2Michigan St. (28-5-7)2Clarkson (25-10-1)
3Colorado Coll. (28-11-1)3Maine (27-6-4)
4Boston College (25-11-4)4Denver (26-12-2)
5N. Michigan (22-14-5)5Michigan (24-10-6)
6St. Lawrence (23-12-3)6Ohio St. (21-15-4)

Held at the Dane County Coliseum in Madison, Wisc., March 27-28. Single elimination, two second round winners advance to Frozen Four.

First Round

Colorado College 5St. Lawrence 2
Boston College 2Northern Michigan 1
(Byes: Michigan St. and North Dakota)

Second Round

Boston College 3North Dakota 1
Michigan St. 4Colorado College 3

East Regional

Held at the Worcester (Mass.) Centrum, March 26-27. Single elimination, two second round winners advance to Final Four.

First Round

Maine 4Ohio St. 2
Michigan 5Denver 3
(Byes: New Hampshire and Clarkson)

Second Round

New Hampshire 2OTMichigan 1
Maine 7Clarkson 2

The Frozen Four

Held at Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim, Calif., April 1 and April 3. Single elimination; no consolation game.


New Hampshire 5Michigan St. 3
Maine 2OTBoston College 1

Championship Game

Maine, 3-2 (OT)

Maine (HE)1101? 3
New Hampshire (HE)0110? 2
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.

U.S. Division I College Hockey1998-99 SeasonHobey Baker Award

College and Professional Hockey: The 1998-99 Season