Note: GP = Games Played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; PTS = Points; GF = Goals For; GA = Goals Against
|#4 St. Lawrence†*||20||16||3||1||33||76||47||37||27||8||2||130||94|
|Championship: St. Lawrence|
† indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
^ Vermont was ineligible for the postseason
Final rankings: USA Today/American Hockey Magazine Poll Top 15 Poll
The regular season champions were the St. Lawrence Saints.
The seeds for the men's tournament were:
- 1. St. Lawrence
- 2. Colgate
- 3. Rensselaer
- 4. Cornell
- 5. Clarkson
- 6. Princeton
- 7. Harvard
- 8. Dartmouth
- 9. Yale
- 10. Union
The first round was played during March 10-11 at the site of the higher seed. The teams played a best of 3 series.
|Appleton Arena - Canton, NY||Game 1||Game 2 (ot)|
|#1 St. Lawrence||8||4|
|Starr Rink - Hamilton, NY||Game 1 (ot)||Game 2|
|Houston Field House - Troy, NY||Game 1||Game 2 (ot)|
|Lynah Rink - Ithaca, NY||Game 1||Game 2|
|Cheel Arena - Potsdam, NY||Game 1||Game 2|
ECAC Final FiveEdit
The ECAC Championships took place March 16-18 at 1980 Olympic Arena in Lake Placid, New York. The games were single-elimination.
On March 16th, the two lowest seeds, Cornell and Clarkson, competed in the Play-in game.
On March 17th, the remaining four teams took part in the semifinal round.
|#1 St. Lawrence||1||1||0||1||3|
The semifinal losers, Colgate and Cornell, played in the consolation game on March 18th.
|ECAC Third Place Game||1st||2nd||3rd||Final|
St. Lawrence and Rensselaer met in the ECAC Championship game. 6,790 watched St. Lawrence win its ECAC title since 1992, and fifth in school history, shutting out the Engineers 2-0. The Saints' freshman goaltender, Derek Gustafson was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. St. Lawrence was awarded the ECAC's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
|ECAC Championship Game||1st||2nd||3rd||Final|
|#1 St. Lawrence||1||1||0||2|