The 2005 East Regional of the NCAA Tournament took place March 25 and 26, 2005, at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts. The regional was hosted by Boston University.

The participants were:

Boston College was the Hockey East champion, and Mercyhurst was the Atlantic Hockey champion. North Dakota and Boston University advanced to the NCAA Tournament by way of at-large bids.

First Round Edit

The first round games were played on March 25th.

Game #1 1st 2nd 3rd Final
#1 Boston College 3205
#4 Mercyhurst 2204

Game #2 1st 2nd 3rd Final
#2 North Dakota 1214
#3 Boston University 0000

Final Edit

The semifinal winners, Boston College and North Dakota, met on March 26. In a rematch of the 2001 NCAA Championship Game, the Fighting Sioux exploded out of the gate to a 3-0 lead in the first period and never looked back. Freshman Travis Zajac scored two goals and added an assist, while goaltender Jordan Parise made 33 saves on his way to being named the Most Outstanding Player of the East Regional as North Dakota advanced to the 2005 Frozen Four in Columbus, Ohio, 6-2 over Boston College.

Final 1st 2nd 3rd Final
#1 Boston College 0123
#2 North Dakota 3126

All-Regional Team Edit

  • G Jordan Parise, North Dakota
  • D Nick Fuher, North Dakota
  • D T.J. Kemp, Mercyhurst
  • F Colby Genoway, North Dakota
  • F Travis Zajac, North Dakota
  • F Brian Boyle, Boston College

Most Outstanding Player: G Jordan Parise, North Dakota

2005 NCAA Tournament Links Edit

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