2000-2001 Season: The Frozen Four

Updated August 28, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

Regional Seeds

Frozen Four teams in bold.

West East
1Michigan St. (32-4-4)1Boston College (30-8-2)
2St. Cloud St. (31-8-1)2North Dakota (27-7-9)
3Michigan (25-12-5)3Colorado Coll. (26-12-1)
4Wisconsin (21-14-4)4Minnesota (27-12-2)
5Providence (22-12-5)5Maine (19-11-7)
6Mercyhurst (22-11-2)6St. Lawrence (20-12-4)

Held at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Mich., March 24-25. Single elimination, two second round winners advance to Frozen Four.

First Round

Wisconsin 4Providence 1
Michigan 4Mercyhurst 3
(Byes: Michigan St. and St. Cloud St.)

Second Round

Michigan St. 5Wisconsin 1
Michigan 4St. Cloud St. 3

East Regional

Held at the Worcester (Mass.) Centrum, March 23-24. Single elimination, two second round winners advance to Frozen Four.

First Round

Colorado College 32OTSt. Lawrence 2
Maine 5OTMinnesota 4
(Byes: Boston College and North Dakota)

Second Round

North Dakota 4Colorado College 1
Boston College 3Maine 1

The Frozen Four

Held at Pepsi Arena in Albany, N.Y., April 5 and April 7. Single elimination; no consolation game.


North Dakota 2Michigan St. 0
Boston College 4Michigan 2

Championship Game

Boston College, 3-2 (OT)

North Dakota (WCHA)00202
Boston College (HE)02013
2nd Period: BC—Chuck Kobasew 27 (Jeff Giuliano) 5:26 (pp); BC—Mike Lephart 15 (J.D. Forrest, Bobby Allen) 8:50.
3rd Period: ND—Tim Skarperud 10 (Travis Roche, Bryan Lundbohm) 16:18 (pp); ND—Wes Dorey 17 (Aaron Schneekloth, Lundbohm) 19:24.
Overtime: BC—Krys Kolanos 25 (Tony Voce, Kobasew) 4:43.
Goalies: ND—Karl Goehring (31 shots, 28 saves); BC—Scott Clemmensen (37 shots, 35 saves). Attendance: 13,667.
Final records: Boston College (33-8-2); North Dakota (29-8-9); Michigan St. (33-5-4); Michigan (27-13-5).
Most Outstanding Player: Chuck Kobasew, freshman forward; 2 goals in semifinal game; 1 goal, 1 assist in final game.
All-Tournament Team: Kobasew, forward Krys Kolanos, defenseman Rob Scuderi, and goalie Scott Clemmensen of Boston College; forward Bryan Lundbohm and defenseman Travis Roche of North Dakota.

U.S. Division I College Hockey2000-2001 SeasonHobey Baker Award
2000-2001 Season
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