This is the 1986 NCAA Division III Men's Hockey Championship. This is the third time the event was held.
In 1990 the appearance and statistics for Plattsburgh State (and its' players) were later vacated by the NCAA Committee on Infractions, due to violations of NCAA rules by the school's hockey program.
First Round (Best of three with mini game if tied after two games)Edit
- Mankato State defeated St Thomas University two games to one (6-5, 1-6, 2-0)
- Plattsburgh State defeated Babson College two games to one (7-5, 5-8, 3-1)
- Bemidji State defeated Elmira College two games to one (4-2, 3-5, 3-0)
- Rochester Institute of Technology defeated Union College (New York) two games to none (4-1, 8-7)
- Plattsburgh State defeated Mankato State 7-5
- Bemidji State defeated Rochester Institute of Technology 4-3 (OT)
Most Outstanding PlayerEdit
- Goaltender: Jim Martin, Bemidji State
- Defenseman: Chris Panek, Plattsburgh State
- Defenseman: Dale Rivington, Rochester Institute of Technology
- Forward: Mike Alexander, Bemidji State
- Forward: Tim Lescarbeau, Bemidji State
- Forward: Todd Lescarbeau, Bemidji State
note: Chris Panek's appearance on this list was later vacated as a result of the sanctions issued against Plattsburgh State.