2000 NCAA Division I Men's
Ice Hockey Tournament
2000 Frozen Four logo
Season 1999–00
Teams 12
Finals Site Providence Civic Center
Providence, Rhode Island
Champions North Dakota (7th title)
Runner-Up Boston College (5th title game)
Semifinalists Maine (8th Frozen Four)
St. Lawrence (9th Frozen Four)
Winning Coach Dean Blais (2nd title)
MOP Lee Goren North Dakota
Attendance 69,421
NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournaments
← 1999  2001 →

The 2000 NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Tournament involved 12 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college ice hockey.

The final event was played at Providence Civic Center, Providence, Rhode Island. North Dakota, coached by Dean Blais, defeated Boston College, coached by Jerry York, by a 4-2 score on April 8. BC, seeking its first NCAA title since 1949, had a 2-1 lead entering the final period of play, but the Fighting Sioux responded with three goals in the final 20 minutes of play, with two of those goals scored by Lee Goren. Goren tied the game, assisted on Jason Ulmer's game-winning goal, and then scored into an empty Eagles net in the last minute of play to ice the victory. It marked North Dakota's seventh national title overall and second since 1997, and was also the third time in three years that BC came up short in the Frozen Four.

North Dakota had advanced to the title game by blanking Maine, 2-0, in the early semifinal on April 6, while BC came from behind to top St. Lawrence, 4-2, in the late semifinal that evening.

See AlsoEdit

2000 Frozen Four

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