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This is the 1978-79 Central Collegiate Hockey Association season.  This was the league's eighth season.

Membership changesEdit

The Ferris State Bulldogs were added to the league after playing in the NAIA since the programs founding in 1975.  The program had been a affiliate member of the CCHA since it founding.

StandingsEdit

Team                       GP  W  L T  P  GF  GA
Bowling Green Falcons      24 21  2 1 43 142  54
Ohio State Buckeyes        24 15  8 1 31 126 101
Northern Michigan Wildcats 24 13 10 1 27 109  93
Lake Superior Lakers       24 11 12 1 23 118 112
St. Louis Billikens        24  9 13 2 20 104 137
Western Michigan Broncos   24  8 16 0 16 116 142
Ferris State Bulldogs      24  4 20 0  8  87 163

Conference TournamentEdit

SemifinalsEdit

  • Bowling Green defeated Lake Superior State 18 goals to 2 (12-1, 6-1) in a two game total goals series
  • Ohio State defeated Northern Michigan 10 goals to 9 (5-5, 5-4 in 4ot) in a two game total goal series

FinalsEdit

  • Bowling Green defeated Ohio State 11 goals to 7 (5-3, 6-4) in a two game total goals series

NCAA TournamentEdit

Bowling Green lost to Minnesota 6 to 3 in the national quarterfinals.

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