Note: GP = Games Played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; PTS = Points; GF = Goals For; GA = Goals Against
|#1 Boston College†*||24||17||5||2||36||103||57||43||33||8||2||175||98|
|#14 New Hampshire||24||11||8||5||27||61||47||39||21||12||6||122||86|
|Championship: Boston College|
† indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/American Hockey Magazine Poll Top 15 Poll
The regular season champions were the Clarkson Golden Knights.
The seeds for the men's tournament were:
- 1. Clarkson
- 2. St. Lawrence
- 3. Harvard
- 4. Cornell
- 5. Dartmouth
- 6. Rensselaer
- 7. Princeton
- 8. Yale
- 9. Union
- 10. Vermont
Colgate and Brown did not qualify for the tournament.
The first round was played during March 9-11 at the site of the higher seed. The teams played a best of 3 series.
|Cheel Arena - Potsdam, NY||Game 1||Game 2 (ot)||Game 3 (ot)|
|Appleton Arena - Canton, NY||Game 1||Game 2|
|#2 St. Lawrence||6||4|
|Bright Hockey Center - Boston, MA||Game 1||Game 2|
|Lynah Rink - Ithaca, NY||Game 1 (ot)||Game 2|
|Thompson Arena - Hanover, NH||Game 1||Game 2|
ECAC Final FiveEdit
The ECAC Championships took place March 15-17 at 1980 Olympic Arena in Lake Placid, New York. The games were single-elimination.
On March 15th, the two lowest seeds, Dartmouth and Vermont, competed in the Play-in game.
On March 15th, the remaining four teams took part in the semifinal round.
|#2 St. Lawrence||0||1||1||2|
The semifinal losers, Harvard and Dartmouth, played in the consolation game on March 16th.
|ECAC Third Place Game||1st||2nd||3rd||OT||Final|
St. Lawrence and Cornell met in the ECAC Championship game. 6,256 watched St. Lawrence win its second straight ECAC title, and sixth in school history. Saints goaltender Jeremy Symington was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. St. Lawrence was awarded the ECAC's automatic bid, becoming the league's lone representative in the NCAA Tournament.
|ECAC Championship Game||1st||2nd||3rd||Final|
|#2 St. Lawrence||1||1||1||3|