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Interesting notes from here in St. Louis about tonight's national championship game!

April 7, 2007

St. Louis, MO

NCAA Hockey National Championship Game


Here are some real interesting notes for tonight’s game that I have learned here in St. Louis.

1. MSU and BC met in the 1959 Frozen Four Semi’s and the Spartans won 4-3 in OT.

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2. MSU is the second #3 seed to advance to the final since the brackets expanded to 16 teams in 2003. BC did it last year.

3. 1998 was the last time a CCHA team made the championship.

4. Comley is 1-1 in Championship games in his 34 years of coaching.

5. Rick Comley will try to become only the third coach in history to win a national championship with two different schools.

6. Five times in a championship game a school from Michigan has played a school from Massachusetts and all five times a school from MA has won. Is six anybodies lucky number?

Props to the NCAA media folks for passing this on.