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1973 NCAA University Division Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

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1973 NCAA Men's University Division
Ice Hockey Tournament
Finals site
ChampionsWisconsin Badgers (1st title)
(Denver Pioneers vacated)[1] (- title game)
Winning coachBob Johnson (1st title)
MOPDean Talafous Wisconsin

The 1973 NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Tournament was the culmination of the 1972–73 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season, the 26th such tournament in NCAA history. It was held between March 15 and 17, 1973, and concluded with Wisconsin defeating Denver 4-2. All games were played at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.

After the tournament Denver's participation was vacated as a result of NCAA recruiting violations.[1]

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Qualifying teams[2]

Four teams qualified for the tournament, two each from the eastern and western regions. The ECAC tournament champion and the two WCHA tournament co-champions received automatic bids into the tournament. An at-large bid was offered to a second eastern team based upon both their ECAC tournament finish as well as their regular season record.

East West
Seed School Conference Record Berth type Appearance Last bid Seed School Conference Record Berth type Appearance Last bid
1 Cornell ECAC Hockey 23–3–1 Tournament champion 6th 1972 1 Denver WCHA 28–8–1 Tournament co-champion 11th (vacated) 1972
2 Boston College ECAC Hockey 21–6–1 At-Large 10th 1968 2 Wisconsin WCHA 27–9–2 Tournament co-champion 3rd 1972


The ECAC champion was seeded as the top eastern team while the WCHA co-champion with the better regular season record was given the top western seed. The second eastern seed was slotted to play the top western seed and vice versa. All games were played at the Boston Garden. All matches were single-game eliminations with the semifinal winners advancing to the national championship game and the losers playing in a consolation game.

Tournament bracket[3]

March 15–16
National Championship
March 17
E1 Cornell 5  
W2 Wisconsin 6*  
  W2 Wisconsin 4  
  W1 Denver† 2  
W1 Denver 10
E2 Boston College 4     Third place game
  E1 Cornell 1
  E2 Boston College 3

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)
Note: † Denver's participation was later vacated due to NCAA violations


(W1) Denver vs. (E2) Boston College

(E1) Cornell vs. (W2) Wisconsin

Consolation Game

(E1) Cornell vs. (E2) Boston College

National Championship

(W1) Denver vs. (W2) Wisconsin

Scoring summary
Period Team Goal Assist(s) Time Score
1st WIS Dave Pay Johnston and Eaves 3:05 1–0 WIS
DEN Jim Miller McNab and Pearson 3:55 1–1
2nd DEN John Pearson – PP McNab :54 2–1 DEN
WIS Tim Dool – PP Cherrey and Bentley 4:17 2–2
WIS Dean TalafousGW Lundeen and Deprez 8:30 3–2 WIS
3rd WIS Jim Johnston Winchester and Pay 2:34 4–2 WIS
Penalty summary
Period Team Player Penalty Time PIM
1st WIS Jim Johnston Tripping 19:32 2:00
2nd DEN Bob Young Interference 4:01 2:00
WIS Peter McNab High–Sticking 13:07 2:00
WIS Dave Pay Tripping 17:59 2:00
3rd WIS Dave Pay High–Sticking 14:18 2:00

All-Tournament Team[6]

  • G: Jim Makey (Wisconsin)
  • D: vacated†
  • D: John Taft (Wisconsin)
  • F: Stan Hinkley (Wisconsin)
  • F: vacated†
  • F: Dean Talafous* (Wisconsin)

* Most Outstanding Player(s)[7]
† Recognition of Denver's D: Bruce Affleck and F: Peter McNab was vacated when Denver's participation in tournament was vacated[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Division I Men's Ice Hockey Championship History". NCAA. Retrieved 2015-03-28.
  2. ^ "NCAA Division 1 Tournament". College Hockey Historical Archives. Archived from the original on 2013-06-21. Retrieved 2013-06-19.
  3. ^ "NCAA Tournament". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  4. ^ "1973 Championship Boxscore" (PDF). Wisconsin Badgers. Retrieved 2018-04-19.
  5. ^ "1994-95 Wisconsin Hockey Media Guide" (PDF). Wisconsin Badgers. Retrieved 2018-08-10.
  6. ^ "NCAA Frozen Four Records" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2013-06-22. Retrieved 2013-06-19.
  7. ^ "NCAA Division I Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-17.
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