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The 2001–02 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season began on October 5, 2001 and concluded with the 2002 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament's championship game on April 6, 2002 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. This was the 55th season in which an NCAA ice hockey championship was held and is the 107th year overall where an NCAA school fielded a team.

Pre-season pollsEdit

The top 15 from USCHO.com/CBS College Sports[1] and the top 15 from USA Today/American Hockey Magazine.[2]

USCHO.com/CBS College Sports
Ranking Team
1 Michigan State (33)
2 North Dakota (4)
3 Colorado College
4 Minnesota (3)
5 Michigan
6 Providence
7 Maine
8 St. Cloud State
9 Harvard
10 New Hampshire
11 Boston College
12 Clarkson
13 Nebraska-Omaha
14 Dartmouth
15 Boston University
USA Today/American Hockey Magazine
Ranking Team
1 Michigan State (6)
2 North Dakota (7)
3 Minnesota (2)
4 Michigan
5 Providence
6 Colorado College
7 Boston College (4)
8 Harvard
9 St. Cloud State
10 Maine
11 New Hampshire
12 Nebraska-Omaha
13 Clarkson
14 Wisconsin
15t Dartmouth
15t Denver

Regular seasonEdit

Standings[3]Edit

Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#4 Michigan†* 28 19 5 4 42 97 56 44 28 11 5 154 102
#8 Michigan State 28 18 6 4 40 87 47 41 27 9 5 129 73
#11 Northern Michigan 28 16 10 2 34 86 69 40 26 12 2 135 98
#12 Alaska-Fairbanks 28 15 10 3 33 91 55 37 22 12 3 132 108
Nebraska-Omaha 28 13 11 4 30 72 64 41 21 16 4 112 102
Western Michigan 28 13 12 3 29 92 92 38 19 15 4 123 118
#15 Ohio State 28 12 12 4 28 71 81 40 20 16 4 109 112
Notre Dame 28 12 12 4 28 95 86 38 16 17 5 117 113
Ferris State 28 12 15 1 25 86 83 36 15 20 1 117 109
Miami (OH) 28 9 17 2 20 68 88 36 12 22 2 89 121
Bowling Green 28 7 18 3 17 78 104 40 9 25 6 103 145
Lake Superior State 28 4 22 2 10 38 106 37 8 27 2 61 132
Championship: Michigan
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/American Hockey Magazine Poll Top 15 Poll
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Wayne State†* 20 15 2 3 33 84 48 36 21 11 4 124 112
Bemidji State 19 8 7 4 22 65 61 35 12 18 5 116 146
Alabama-Huntsville 20 10 9 1 21 75 77 37 18 18 1 128 140
Niagara 19 8 10 1 19 61 65 35 17 17 1 120 118
Air Force 18 6 10 2 14 53 63 34 16 16 2 123 119
Findlay 20 5 14 1 11 57 81 35 11 22 2 105 140
Championship: Wayne State
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/American Hockey Magazine Poll Top 15 Poll
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#9 Cornell 22 17 3 2 36 74 34 35 25 8 2 118 63
Clarkson 22 11 6 5 27 62 51 38 17 15 6 109 97
#13 Harvard* 22 10 9 3 23 67 62 34 15 15 4 97 99
Dartmouth 22 9 8 5 23 66 59 32 14 13 5 97 89
Rensselaer 22 10 9 3 23 64 59 37 20 13 4 120 101
Princeton 22 10 10 2 22 51 63 31 11 18 2 66 98
Colgate 22 10 10 2 22 53 59 34 13 19 2 90 121
Brown 22 10 10 2 22 52 53 31 14 15 2 72 80
St. Lawrence 22 9 11 2 20 62 64 34 11 21 2 83 107
Yale 22 9 11 2 20 70 65 31 10 19 2 93 94
Union 22 8 11 3 19 53 58 32 13 13 6 94 90
Vermont 22 3 18 1 7 46 93 31 3 26 2 62 134
Championship: Harvard
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/American Hockey Magazine Poll Top 15 Poll
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#3 New Hampshire†* 24 17 4 3 37 103 49 40 30 7 3 184 102
#6 Boston University 24 15 6 3 33 80 65 38 25 10 3 141 110
#2 Maine 24 14 5 5 33 99 62 44 26 11 7 186 116
#14 Massachusetts–Lowell 24 12 9 3 27 70 67 38 22 13 3 121 91
Northeastern 24 11 11 2 24 69 74 39 19 17 3 123 116
Boston College 24 10 13 1 21 73 81 38 18 18 2 119 116
Providence 24 8 13 3 19 68 82 38 13 20 5 115 129
Merrimack 24 6 16 2 14 54 87 36 11 23 2 101 133
Massachusetts 24 3 19 2 8 45 94 34 8 24 2 70 125
Championship: New Hampshire
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/American Hockey Magazine Poll Top 15 Poll
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Mercyhurst 26 21 2 345 103 48 37 24 10 3 130 89
Quinnipiac* 26 15 6 5 35 89 57 38 20 13 5 129 110
Holy Cross 26 14 7 5 33 95 69 34 17 12 5 120 109
Sacred Heart 26 15 8 3 33 92 72 34 16 14 4 111 107
Canisius 26 13 9 4 30 94 71 35 14 17 4 122 114
Connecticut 26 11 10 5 27 86 89 36 13 16 7 104 129
Iona 26 12 12 2 26 92 91 33 13 18 2 111 124
Army 26 9 11 6 24 87 86 35 11 18 6 109 114
American International 26 6 20 0 12 59 112 28 7 21 0 63 119
Fairfield 26 4 19 3 11 53 91 32 6 23 3 72 121
Bentley 26 4 20 2 10 57 121 32 4 26 2 69 150
Championship: Quinnipiac
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/American Hockey Magazine Poll Top 15 Poll
Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#5 Denver†* 28 21 6 1 43 108 63 41 32 8 1 158 86
#10 St. Cloud State 28 19 7 2 40 117 65 42 29 11 2 179 99
#1 Minnesota 28 18 7 3 39 113 84 44 32 8 4 197 119
#7 Colorado College 28 16 10 2 34 95 74 43 27 13 3 147 97
Wisconsin 28 12 13 3 27 88 90 39 16 19 4 123 120
Alaska-Anchorage 28 10 14 4 24 79 96 36 12 19 5 99 125
Minnesota State-Mankato 28 11 15 2 24 84 107 38 16 20 2 124 138
North Dakota 28 11 15 2 24 103 100 37 16 19 2 134 136
Minnesota-Duluth 28 6 19 3 15 72 112 40 13 24 3 119 153
Michigan Tech 28 4 22 2 10 66 134 38 8 28 2 92 177
Championship: Denver
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/American Hockey Magazine Poll Top 15 Poll

2002 NCAA Tournament[4]Edit

  First Round Quarterfinals Frozen Four National Championship
                                     
1  New Hampshire  
 bye  
  1  New Hampshire 2  
  4  Cornell 3  
4  Cornell 6
5  Quinnipiac 1  
  E1  New Hampshire 2  
East Regional
  E3  Maine 7  
2  Boston University  
 bye  
  2  Boston University 3
  3  Maine 4  
3  Maine 4*
6  Harvard 3  
  E3  Maine 3
  W2  Minnesota 4*
1  Denver  
 bye  
  1  Denver 3
  4  Michigan 5  
4  Michigan 4
5  St. Cloud State 2  
  W4  Michigan 2
West Regional
  W2  Minnesota 3  
2  Minnesota  
 bye  
  2  Minnesota 4
  6  Colorado College 2  
3  Michigan State 0
6  Colorado College 2  

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

Player statsEdit

Scoring leaders[5]Edit

The following players led the league in points at the conclusion of the season.

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

Player Class Team GP G A Pts PIM
Pohl, JohnJohn Pohl Senior Minnesota 44 27 52 79 26
Haydar, DarrenDarren Haydar Senior New Hampshire 40 31 45 76 28
Hartigan, MarkMark Hartigan Junior St. Cloud State 42 37 38 75 42
Hemingway, ColinColin Hemingway Junior New Hampshire 40 33 33 66 20
Taffe, JeffJeff Taffe Junior Minnesota 43 34 24 58 86
Theuer, ChadChad Theuer Senior Northern Michigan 40 16 39 55 28
Cavosie, MarcMarc Cavosie Junior Rensselaer 36 23 28 51 44
Medak, JuddJudd Medak Senior Minnesota-Duluth 40 18 33 51 109
Dimitrakos, NikoNiko Dimitrakos Senior Maine 43 20 31 51 44
DiCasmirro, NateNate DiCasmirro Senior St. Cloud State 41 17 33 50 58
Cullen, MarkMark Cullen Senior Colorado College 43 14 36 50 14
Sejna, PeterPeter Sejna Sophomore Colorado College 43 26 24 50 16
Metcalf, PeterPeter Metcalf Senior Maine 44 9 41 50 66
Shouneyia, JohnJohn Shouneyia Junior Michigan 44 10 40 50 46

Leading goaltenders[5]Edit

The following goaltenders led the league in goals against average at the end of the regular season while playing at least 33% of their team's total minutes.

GP = Games played; Min = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; OT = Overtime/shootout losses; GA = Goals against; SO = Shutouts; SV% = Save percentage; GAA = Goals against average

Player Class Team GP Min W L OT GA SO SV% GAA
LeNeveu, DavidDavid LeNeveu Freshman Cornell 14 842 11 2 1 21 2 .936 1.50
Dubielewicz, WadeWade Dubielewicz Junior Denver 24 1430 20 4 0 41 2 .943 1.72
Miller, RyanRyan Miller Junior Michigan State 402411 26 9 5 71 8 .936 1.77
Underhill, MattMatt Underhill Senior Cornell 21 1334 14 6 1 40 3 .922 1.80
Danis, YannYann Danis Sophomore Brown 24 1450 11 10 2 45 3 .938 1.86
McCormick, CamCam McCormick Senior Massachusetts-Lowell 24 1372 13 6 3 43 6 .920 1.88
Morrison, MikeMike Morrison Senior Maine 30 1645 20 3 4 60 2 .921 2.19
Weasler, DeanDean Weasler Senior St. Cloud State 32 1727 21 6 2 64 3 .923 2.22
Blackburn, JoshJosh Blackburn Senior Michigan 43 2567 27 11 5 97 5 .904 2.27
Aubry, PeterPeter Aubry Senior Mercyhurst 29 1683 19 7 2 64 4 .925 2.28

AwardsEdit

NCAAEdit

Award[6] Recipient
Hobey Baker Memorial Award Jordan Leopold, Minnesota
Spencer T. Penrose Award (Coach of the Year) Tim Whitehead, Maine
Most Outstanding Player in NCAA Tournament Grant Potulny, Minnesota

AHCA All-American Teams[7]
East First Team   Position   West First Team
Matt Underhill, Cornell G Ryan Miller, Michigan State
Jim Fahey, Northeastern D Mike Komisarek, Michigan
Douglas Murray, Cornell D Jordan Leopold, Minnesota
Marc Cavosie, Rensselaer F Mike Cammalleri, Michigan
Darren Haydar, New Hampshire F Mark Hartigan, St. Cloud State
Colin Hemingway, New Hampshire F John Pohl, Minnesota
East Second Team   Position   West Second Team
Yann Danis, Brown G Wade Dubielewicz, Denver
Chris Dyment, Boston University D Andrew Hutchinson, Michigan State
Peter Metcalf, Maine D John-Michael Liles, Michigan State
D Greg Zanon, Nebraska-Omaha
Niko Dimitrakos, Maine F Rob Collins, Ferris State
Ben Eaves, Boston College F Mark Cullen, Colorado College
Matt Murley, Rensselaer F Jeff Hoggan, Nebraska-Omaha

CCHAEdit

Awards[8] Recipient
Player of the Year Ryan Miller, Michigan State
Best Defensive Forward Bobby Andrews, Alaska-Fairbanks
Best Defensive Defenseman Mike Komisarek, Michigan
Best Offensive Defenseman John-Michael Liles, Michigan State
Rookie of the Year Pat Dwyer, Western Michigan
Goaltender of the Year Ryan Miller, Michigan State
Coach of the Year Guy Gadowsky, Alaska-Fairbanks
Terry Flanagan Memorial Award Scott Titus, Ohio State
Ilitch Humanitarian Award Kevin O'Malley, Michigan
Most Valuable Player in Tournament Mike Cammalleri, Michigan

All-CCHA Teams[9][10]
First Team   Position   Second Team
Ryan Miller, Michigan State G Dan Ellis, Nebraska-Omaha
John-Michael Liles, Michigan State D Andrew Hutchinson, Michigan State
Mike Komisarek, Michigan D Greg Zanon, Nebraska-Omaha
Jeff Hoggan, Nebraska-Omaha F Mike Cammalleri, Michigan
Chris Kunitz, Ferris State F Bobby Andrews, Alaska-Fairbanks
Rob Collins, Ferris State F John Shouneyia, Michigan
Rookie Team   Position  
Mike Brown, Ferris State G
Eric Werner, Michigan D
Matt York, Ferris State D
Pat Dwyer, Western Michigan F
Eric Nystrom, Michigan F
Jim Slater, Michigan State F
Aaron Voros, Alaska-Fairbanks F

CHAEdit

Award[11] Recipient
Player of the Year David Guerrera, Wayne State
Rookie of the Year Riley Riddell, Bemidji State
Coach of the Year Bill Wilkinson, Wayne State
Student-Athlete of the Year Brian Gornick, Air Force
Most Valuable Player in Tournament Dustin Kingston, Wayne State

All-CHA Teams[12][13]
First Team   Position   Second Team
David Guerrera, Wayne State G Grady Hunt, Bemidji State
Tyler Kindle, Wayne State D Scott Crawford, Niagara
Tyler Butler, Alabama-Huntsville D Brant Somerville, Findlay
Jason Durbin, Wayne State F Chris Vail, Wayne State
Marty Goulet, Bemidji State F Riley Riddell, Bemidji State
Derek Olson, Air Force F Rigel Shaw, Findlay
F Steve Cherlebois, Air Force
Rookie Team   Position  
Zach Sikich, Alabama-Huntsville G
Doug Watkins, Alabama-Huntsville D
Anders Olsson, Bemidji State D
Jared Ross, Alabama-Huntsville F
Andrew Murray, Bemidji State F
Riley Riddell, Bemidji State F
Rigel Shaw, Findlay F

ECACEdit

Award[14] Recipient
Player of the Year Marc Cavosie, Rensselaer
Rookie of the Year Christopher Higgins, Yale
Coach of the Year Mike Schafer, Cornell
Best Defensive Forward Stephen Bâby, Cornell
Best Defensive Defenseman Brian McMeekin, Cornell
Ken Dryden Award Matt Underhill, Cornell
Most Outstanding Player in Tournament Tyler Kolarik, Harvard

All-ECAC Hockey Teams[15][16]
First Team   Position   Second Team
Matt Underhill, Cornell G Yann Danis, Brown
Kerry Ellis-Toddington, Clarkson D Trevor Byrne, Dartmouth
Douglas Murray, Cornell D Mark McRae, Cornell
Marc Cavosie, Rensselaer F Stephen Bâby, Cornell
Mike Maturo, Dartmouth F Christopher Higgins, Yale
Matt Murley, Rensselaer F Brett Nowak, Harvard
Rookie Team   Position  
David LeNeveu, Cornell G
Randy Jones, Clarkson D
Noah Welch, Harvard D
Christopher Higgins, Yale F
Jordan Webb, Union F
Lee Stempniak, Dartmouth F

Hockey EastEdit

Award[17] Recipient
Player of the Year Darren Haydar, New Hampshire
Rookie of the Year Sean Collins, New Hampshire
Bob Kullen Coach of the Year Award Dick Umile, New Hampshire
Len Ceglarski Sportsmanship Award Jon DiSalvatore, Providence
Best Defensive Forward Mike Pandolfo, Boston University
Best Defensive Defenseman Chris Dyment, Boston University
Three-Stars Award Colin Hemingway, New Hampshire
William Flynn Tournament Most Valuable Player Darren Haydar, New Hampshire

All-Hockey East Teams[18][19]
First Team   Position   Second Team
Mike Morrison, Maine G Mike Ayers, New Hampshire
Jim Fahey, Northeastern D Chris Dyment, Boston University
Peter Metcalf, Maine D Garrett Stafford, New Hampshire
Darren Haydar, New Hampshire F Niko Dimitrakos, Maine
Colin Hemingway, New Hampshire F Ben Eaves, Boston College
Tony Voce, Boston College F Ed McGrane, Massachusetts-Lowell
Rookie Team   Position  
Keni Gibson, Northeastern G
Ryan Whitney, Boston University D
Sean Collins, New Hampshire F
Brian McConnell, Boston University F
Colin Shields, Maine F
Dave Spina, Boston College F

MAACEdit

Award[20] Recipient
Offensive Player of the Year Patrick Rissmiller, Holy Cross
Defensive Player of the Year Steve Tobio, Bentley
Goaltender of the Year Peter Aubry, Mercyhurst
Offensive Rookie of the Year Chris Casey, Army
Defensive Rookie of the Year Jamie Holden, Quinnipiac
Coach of the Year Paul Pearl, Holy Cross
Tournament Most Valuable Player Matt Craig, Quinnipiac

All-MAAC Teams[21][22]
First Team   Position   Second Team
Peter Aubry, Mercyhurst G Eddy Ferhi, Sacred Heart
Steve Tobio, Bentley D Nathan Lutz, Iona
Mike Boylan, Connecticut D R.J. Irving, Holy Cross
Patrick Rissmiller, Holy Cross F Brandon Doria, Holy Cross
Louis Goulet, Mercyhurst F Brian Herbert, Quinnipiac
Ryan Carter, Iona F Martin Paquet, Sacred Heart
F Adam Tackaberry, Mercyhurst
Rookie Team   Position  
Jamie Holden, Quinnipiac G
T. J. Kemp, Mercyhurst D
Adam Rhein, Connecticut D
Chris Casey, Army F
Bryan Goodwin, Bentley F
Rich Hanson, Mercyhurst F
Brent Williams, Iona F

WCHAEdit

Award[23] Recipient
Player of the Year Mark Hartigan, St. Cloud State
Defensive Player of the Year Jordan Leopold, Minnesota
Rookie of the Year Brandon Bochenski, North Dakota
Student-Athlete of the Year Mark Cullen, Colorado College
Coach of the Year George Gwozdecky, Denver
Most Valuable Player in Tournament Wade Dubielewicz, Denver

All-WCHA Teams[24][25]
First Team   Position   Second Team
Wade Dubielewicz, Denver G Dean Weasler, St. Cloud State
Jordan Leopold, Minnesota D Matt Shasby, Alaska-Anchorage
Andy Reierson, Minnesota-Duluth D Paul Martin, Minnesota
Mark Hartigan, St. Cloud State F Ryan Bayda, North Dakota
John Pohl, Minnesota F Nate DiCasmirro, St. Cloud State
Mark Cullen, Colorado College F Judd Medak, Minnesota-Duluth
Third Team   Position   Rookie Team
Adam Berkhoel, Denver G Bernd Brückler, Wisconsin
Tom Preissing, Colorado College D Keith Ballard, Minnesota
Aaron MacKenzie, Denver D Matt Gens, St. Cloud State
Jeff Taffe, Minnesota F Mike Doyle, St. Cloud State
Connor James, Denver F Brandon Bochenski, North Dakota
Peter Sejna, Colorado College F Peter Szabo, St. Cloud State

Team PhotosEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. "USCHO.com Division I Men's Preseason Poll", USCHO.com. Retrieved on 2013-05-15. 
  2. "USA Today/American Hockey Magazine Preseason Poll", USCHO.com. Retrieved on 2013-05-15. 
  3. "Men's Division I Hockey Standings: 2001-02", USCHO.com. Retrieved on 2013-05-15. 
  4. "NCAA Tournament", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 15, 2013. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 Men's Division I Hockey Overall Statistics: 2001-2002. USCHO.com. Retrieved on 2013-05-15.
  6. "NCAA Division I Awards", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on June 11, 2013. 
  7. "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners", NCAA.org. Retrieved on June 11, 2013. 
  8. "CCHA Awards", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 16, 2013. 
  9. "CCHA All-Teams", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 16, 2013. 
  10. "CCHA All-Rookie Teams", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 16, 2013. 
  11. "CHA Awards", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 16, 2013. 
  12. "CHA All-Teams", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 16, 2013. 
  13. "CHA All-Rookie Teams", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 16, 2013. 
  14. "ECAC Awards", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 16, 2013. 
  15. "ECAC All-Teams", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 16, 2013. 
  16. "ECAC All-Rookie Teams", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 16, 2013. 
  17. "Hockey East Awards", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 16, 2013. 
  18. "Hockey East All-Teams", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 16, 2013. 
  19. "Hockey East All-Rookie Teams", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 16, 2013. 
  20. "MAAC Awards", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 16, 2013. 
  21. "MAAC All-Teams", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 16, 2013. 
  22. "MAAC All-Rookie Teams", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 16, 2013. 
  23. "WCHA Awards", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 16, 2013. 
  24. "WCHA All-Teams", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 16, 2013. 
  25. "WCHA All-Rookie Teams", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 16, 2013. 

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