Three For All

Nathan Gerbe
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Nathan Gerbe left the ice as a national champion Saturday night.
The third time was a charm for BC. Led by Nate Gerbe, Mike Brennan and BC's D, the Eagles broke a two-game losing streak in the title game to take home the program's third championship. David Albright

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Ladies and gentlemen, your Frozen Four field is set. Meet the contenders.
Albright: Michigan's hungry | Eagles fit in
Watch: Michigan | ND | BC | NoDak
INCH: Midwest | East | West | Northeast

Kevin Porter

Kevin Porter has been the most consistent, most outstanding player for the nation's best team all season. INCH Player of the Year
Awards: Goalie | Defenseman | Coach
INCH's All-America team | Freshmen

2008 Frozen Four Schedule

Thursday, April 10
National Semifinals
Frozen Four BC 6, North Dakota 1Watch
ND 5, Michigan 4 (OT)Watch

Friday, April 11
Hobey Baker winner:
Kevin Porter, Michigan

Saturday, April 12
National final
Boston College 4, Notre Dame 1Watch

Bracket | Schedule

Frozen Four Teams

Team Capsules
Champion: Boston College
Boston College Record: 25-11-8
Seed: No. 2 Northeast Regional
How they advanced: Defeated Minnesota, 5-2; Defeated Miami (Ohio), 4-3 (OT); Defeated North Dakota, 6-1; Defeated Notre Dame, 4-1
Frozen Four appearances: 21 (most recent, 2007)
NCAA championships: 3 (1949, 2001, 2008)
Eliminated Teams
Runner-up: Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Notre Dame Record: 27-16-4
Seed: No. 4 West Regional
How they advanced: Defeated UNH, 7-3; Defeated Michigan State, 3-1; Defeated Michigan, 5-4 (OT); Lost to BC, 4-1
Frozen Four appearances: 1
NCAA championships: 0
Michigan Wolverines
Michigan Record: 33-6-4
Seed: No. 1 East Regional; No. 1 overall
How they advanced: Defeated Niagara, 5-1; Defeated Clarkson, 2-0; Lost to Notre Dame, 5-4 (OT)
Frozen Four appearances: 23 (most recent, 2003)
NCAA championships: 9 (1948, 1951-3, 1955-6, 1964, 1996, 1998)
North Dakota Fighting Sioux
North Dakota Record: 28-11-4
Seed: No. 1 Midwest Regional; No. 1 overall
How they advanced: Defeated Princeton, 5-1; Defeated Wisconsin, 3-2 (OT); Lost to BC, 6-1
Frozen Four appearances: 18 (most recent, 2007)
NCAA championships: 7 (1959, 1963, 1980, 1982, 1987, 1997, 2000)

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Frozen Four History

Team Champions
Year Team
2008 Boston College
2007 Michigan State
2006 Wisconsin
2005 Denver
2004 Denver
2003 Minnesota
2002 Minnesota
2001 Boston College
2000 North Dakota
1999 Maine
1998 Michigan
1997 North Dakota
1996 Michigan
1995 Boston University
1994 Lake Superior St.
1993 Maine
1992 Lake Superior St.
1991 Northern Michigan
1990 Wisconsin
1989 Harvard
1988 Lake Superior St.
1987 North Dakota
Complete Frozen Four champions list