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Rensselaer Holiday Tournament

Location: Troy, New York
Host: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Arena: RPI Field House (#1-27), Houston Field House (#28-On)

NOTES:

  • The RPI Field House and the Houston Field House are the same arena.
  • This tournament has been known by numerous names with and without sponsorhip, including RPI Invitational Tournament, Rensselaer Invitational Tournanament, RPI Invitational Christmas Tournament and RPI Christmas Tournament. With sponsorship the tournament was previously the Rensselaer/Marine Midland Bank Holiday Tournament (#45-48), Rensselaer/HSBC Holiday Tournament (#49-53) and the Rensselaer/Bank of America Holiday Tournament (#54-56).
 
 

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Champions

1951-52 (#1)Brown
1952-53 (#2)Princeton
1953-54 (#3)St. Francis Xavier
1954-55 (#4)Toronto
1955-56 (#5)Minnesota
1956-57 (#6)Michigan Tech.
1957-58 (#7)Rensselaer
1958-59 (#8)Michigan State
1959-60 (#9)North Dakota
1960-61 (#10)Rensselaer
1961-62 (#11)Michigan
1962-63 (#12)Minnesota
1963-64 (#13)Rensselaer
1964-65 (#14)Minnesota-Duluth
1965-66 (#15)Western Ontario
1966-67 (#16)Michigan
1967-68 (#17)McMaster
1968-69 (#18)Waterloo
1969-70 (#19)Providence
1970-71 (#20)Wisconsin
1971-72 (#21)Clarkson
1972-73 (#22)Minnesota-Duluth
1973-74 (#23)Boston University
1974-75 (#24)Northeastern
1975-76 (#25)Providence
1976-77 (#26)Rensselaer
1977-78 (#27)Rensselaer
1978-79 (#28)St. Lawrence
1979-80 (#29)Western Michigan
1980-81 (#30)Maine
1981-82 (#31)St. Lawrence
1982-83 (#32)Rensselaer
1983-84 (#33)Rensselaer
1984-85 (#34)Rensselaer
1985-86 (#35)Rensselaer
1986-87 (#36)Ferris State
1987-88 (#37)Rensselaer
1988-89 (#38)Providence
1989-90 (#39)Rensselaer
1990-91 (#40)Rensselaer
1991-92 (#41)St. Lawrence
1992-93 (#42)Providence
1993-94 (#43)Rensselaer
1994-95 (#44)Maine
1995-96 (#45)Clarkson
1996-97 (#46)Rensselaer
1997-98 (#47)Lake Superior
1998-99 (#48)Rensselaer
1999-00 (#49)Providence
2000-01 (#50)St. Lawrence
2001-02 (#51)Rensselaer
2002-03 (#52)Merrimack
2003-04 (#53)Northeastern
2004-05 (#54)Air Force
2005-06 (#55)Nebraska-Omaha
2006-07 (#56)Niagara
2007-08 (#57)Notre Dame
2008-09 (#58)Mercyhurst
2009-10 (#59)Union
2010-11 (#60)Rensselaer
 
 

Tournaments

 
CHHA Divider

1951-52 (#1)

Champion: Brown
Thursday, December 27
St. Patrick's 3, Dartmouth 1
Loyola 7, MIT 0
Brown 10, Williams 1
Rensselaer 6, Harvard 2
Friday, December 28
Harvard 13, Williams 0
Dartmouth 4, MIT 0
Brown 5, Rensselaer 0
St. Patrick's 5, Loyola 2
Saturday, December 29
Williams 4, MIT 2
Rensselaer 7, Loyola 3
Harvard 2, Dartmouth 1 (ot)
Brown 5, St. Patrick's 3
 
CHHA Divider

1952-53 (#2)

Champion: Princeton
Thursday, January 1
Princeton 4, Yale 2
Rensselaer 5, St. Patrick's 4
Friday, January 2
Princeton 6, St. Patrick's 4
Yale 4, Rensselaer 2
Saturday, January 3
St. Patrick's 5, Yale 4
Rensselaer 5, Princeton 4
 
CHHA Divider

1953-54 (#3)

Champion: St. Francis Xavier
Wednesday, December 30
St. Francis Xavier 5, Princeton 3
Rensselaer 5, Brown 1
Friday, January 1
St. Francis Xavier 8, Brown 1
Rensselaer 5, Princeton 0
Saturday, January 2
Brown 2, Princeton 1
St. Francis Xavier 4, Rensselaer 1
 
CHHA Divider

1954-55 (#4)

Champion: Toronto
Thursday, December 30
St. Francis Xavier 3, Yale 1
Toronto 3, Rensselaer 1
Friday, December 31
Toronto 3, St. Francis Xavier 1
Rensselaer 2, Yale 2
Saturday, January 1
Toronto 3, Yale 2
Rensselaer 3, St. Francis Xavier 3
 
CHHA Divider

1955-56 (#5)

Champion: Minnesota
Friday, December 30
Minnesota 6, Loyola 2
Rensselaer 3, Princeton 2
Saturday, December 31
Minnesota 10, Princeton 1
Rensselaer 6, Loyola 4
Monday, January 2
Princeton 4, Loyola 2
Minnesota 5, Rensselaer 3
 
CHHA Divider

1956-57 (#6)

Champion: Michigan Tech.
Thursday, December 27
Michigan Tech. 2, McGill 2
Rensselaer 2, Laval 2
Friday, December 28
Michigan Tech. 9, Laval 6
McGill 3, Rensselaer 2
Saturday, December 29
McGill 6, Laval 4
Michigan Tech. 6, Rensselaer 4
 
CHHA Divider

1957-58 (#7)

Champion: Rensselaer
Thursday, January 2
New Brunswick 7, Yale 3
Rensselaer 4, Brown 1
Friday, January 3
Brown 6, New Brunswick 0
Rensselaer 6, Yale 4
Saturday, January 4
Yale 4, Brown 4
Rensselaer 3, New Brunswick 3
 
CHHA Divider

1958-59 (#8)

Champion: Michigan State
Thursday, January 1
Michigan State 11, Brown 3
Rensselaer 6, Princeton 2
Friday, January 2
Michigan State 7, Princeton 4
Rensselaer 8, Brown 1
Saturday, January 3
Brown 4, Princeton 1
Michigan State 10, Rensselaer 3
 
CHHA Divider

1959-60 (#9)

Champion: North Dakota
Wednesday, December 30
North Dakota 5, Montreal 1
Rensselaer 4, Yale 2
Friday, January 1
North Dakota 15, Yale 0
Montreal 4, Rensselaer 3
Saturday, January 2
Montreal 6, Yale 5
North Dakota 8, Rensselaer 3
 
CHHA Divider

1960-61 (#10)

Champion: Rensselaer
Wednesday, December 28
New Brunswick 8, Princeton 1
Rensselaer 5, Harvard 3
Thursday, December 29
Harvard 4, New Brunswick 4
Rensselaer 11, Princeton 3
Friday, December 30
Harvard 6, Princeton 1
Rensselaer 4, New Brunswick 1
 
CHHA Divider

1961-62 (#11)

Champion: Michigan
Thursday, December 28
Michigan 4, Yale 3
Rensselaer 6, McGill 3
Friday, December 29
Michigan 10, McGill 1
Rensselaer 3, Yale 2
Saturday, December 30
McGill 8, Yale 2
Michigan 8, Rensselaer 3
 
CHHA Divider

1962-63 (#12)

Champion: Minnesota
Thursday, December 27
Minnesota 5, Providence 4
McMaster 8, Rensselaer 3
Friday, December 28
Minnesota 5, McMaster 1
Rensselaer 3, Providence 3
Saturday, December 29
McMaster 6, Providence 2
Minnesota 6, Rensselaer 3
 
CHHA Divider

1963-64 (#13)

Champion: Rensselaer
Thursday, January 2
Loyola 5, Yale 4
Cornell 5, Rensselaer 3
Friday, January 3
Yale 5, Cornell 2
Rensselaer 5, Loyola 3
Saturday, January 4
Cornell 5, Loyola 1
Rensselaer 7, Yale 3
 
CHHA Divider

1964-65 (#14)

Champion: Minnesota-Duluth
Monday, December 28
Minnesota-Duluth 10, Colgate 3
McGill 5, Rensselaer 4
Tuesday, December 29
Minnesota-Duluth 10, McGill 1
Rensselaer 8, Colgate 6
Wednesday, December 30
McGill 3, Colgate 1
Minnesota-Duluth 9, Rensselaer 2
 
CHHA Divider

1965-66 (#15)

Champion: Western Ontario
Tuesday, December 28
Western Ontario 9, Middlebury 0
Bowdoin 5, Rensselaer 3
Wednesday, December 29
Western Ontario 9, Bowdoin 5
Rensselaer 5, Middlebury 4
Thursday, December 30
Bowdoin 4, Middlebury 2
Western Ontario 11, Rensselaer 1
 
CHHA Divider

1966-67 (#16)

Champion: Michigan
Wednesday, December 28
Michigan 13, New Brunswick 3
Colgate 6, Rensselaer 1
Thursday, December 29
Michigan 9, Colgate 1
Rensselaer 5, New Brunswick 2
Friday, December 30
Colgate 6, New Brunswick 3
Rensselaer 6, Michigan 6
 
CHHA Divider

1967-68 (#17)

Champion: McMaster
Thursday, December 28
Michigan Tech. 5, McMaster 3
Rensselaer 7, Yale 4
Friday, December 29
Michigan Tech. 5, Yale 3
McMaster 10, Rensselaer 6
Saturday, December 30
McMaster 6, Yale 4
Rensselaer 4, Michigan Tech. 3
 
CHHA Divider

1968-69 (#18)

Champion: Waterloo
Friday, December 27
Waterloo 11, Ohio University 0
Rensselaer 5, Army 2
Saturday, December 28
Waterloo 9, Army 2
Rensselaer 7, Ohio University 1
Sunday, December 29
Army 9, Ohio University 4
Waterloo 8, Rensselaer 5
 
CHHA Divider

1969-70 (#19)

Champion: Providence
Friday, January 2
Providence 3, Montreal 2
Rensselaer 5, Bowling Green 4
Saturday, January 3
Montreal 6, Bowling Green 4
Providence 2, Rensselaer 1
Sunday, January 4
Providence 5, Bowling Green 2
Rensselaer 6, Montreal 3
 
CHHA Divider

1970-71 (#20)

Champion: Wisconsin
Saturday, January 2
Western Ontario 3, Wisconsin 2
Rensselaer 8, Northeastern 2
Sunday, January 3
Wisconsin 14, Northeastern 3
Rensselaer 5, Western Ontario 2
Monday, January 4
Western Ontario 2, Northeastern 1
Wisconsin 6, Rensselaer 1
 
CHHA Divider

1971-72 (#21)

Champion: Clarkson
Tuesday, December 28
Clarkson 9, New Brunswick 3
Rensselaer 2, Ohio University 1
Wednesday, December 29
Rensselaer 4, New Brunswick 3
Clarkson 8, Ohio University 2
Thursday, December 30
Ohio University 5, New Brunswick 4
Clarkson 4, Rensselaer 1
 
CHHA Divider

1972-73 (#22)

Champion: Minnesota-Duluth
Thursday, December 28
Minnesota-Duluth 5, Providence 4
Rensselaer 7, Carleton 5
Friday, December 29
Minnesota-Duluth 9, Carleton 2
Rensselaer 4, Providence 1
Saturday, December 30
Providence 8, Carleton 1
Minnesota-Duluth 3, Rensselaer 2
 
CHHA Divider

1973-74 (#23)

Champion: Boston University
Thursday, December 27
Boston University 3, Dartmouth 1
Rensselaer 5, Ohio State 5
Friday, December 28
Boston University 6, Ohio State 5
Dartmouth 5, Rensselaer 2
Saturday, December 29
Dartmouth 3, Ohio State 3
Rensselaer 8, Boston University 2
 
CHHA Divider

1974-75 (#24)

Champion: Northeastern
Friday, December 27
Bowling Green 6, Sir George Williams 3
Northeastern 6, Rensselaer 3
Saturday, December 28
Northeastern 6, Sir George Williams 2
Bowling Green 6, Rensselaer 5
Sunday, December 29
Bowling Green 4, Northeastern 4
Rensselaer 7, Sir George Williams 4
 
CHHA Divider

1975-76 (#25)

Champion: Providence
Saturday, December 27
Providence 4, Northeastern 0
Rensselaer 6, Princeton 3
Sunday, December 28
Providence 9, Princeton 2
Rensselaer 5, Northeastern 2
Monday, December 29
Princeton 6, Northeastern 6
Rensselaer 3, Providence 3
 
CHHA Divider

1976-77 (#26)

Champion: Rensselaer
Tuesday, December 28
Yale 5, Pennsylvania 3
Rensselaer 5, Clarkson 2
Wednesday, December 29
Clarkson 12, Pennsylvania 3
Rensselaer 9, Yale 7
Thursday, December 30
Clarkson 8, Yale 3
Rensselaer 5, Pennsylvania 4
 
CHHA Divider

1977-78 (#27)

Champion: Rensselaer
Wednesday, December 28
Ohio State 5, McGill 2
Rensselaer 8, St. Mary's 4
Thursday, December 29
Ohio State 10, St. Mary's 7
Rensselaer 8, McGill 0
Friday, December 30
St. Mary's 8, McGill 3
Rensselaer 5, Ohio State 5
 
CHHA Divider

1978-79 (#28)

Champion: St. Lawrence
Thursday, December 28
Princeton 6, Air Force 3
St. Lawrence 5, Rensselaer 2
Friday, December 29
Princeton 2, St. Lawrence 2
Rensselaer 7, Air Force 3
Saturday, December 30
St. Lawrence 4, Air Force 3
Rensselaer 9, Princeton 4
 
CHHA Divider

1979-80 (#29)

Champion: Western Michigan
Friday, December 28
Western Ontario 5, Northeastern 3
Western Michigan 4, Rensselaer 2
Saturday, December 29
Western Michigan 4, Northeastern 2
Rensselaer 7, Western Ontario 5
Sunday, December 30
Western Michigan 5, Western Ontario 5
Northeastern 8, Rensselaer 4
 
CHHA Divider

1980-81 (#30)

Champion: Maine
Saturday, December 27
Maine 12, Holy Cross 2
Rensselaer 11, Vasby 3
Sunday, December 28
Maine 12, Vasby 2
Rensselaer 11, Holy Cross 2
Monday, December 29
Vasby 6, Holy Cross 4
Maine 5, Rensselaer 3
 
CHHA Divider

1981-82 (#31)

Champion: St. Lawrence
Tuesday, December 29
St. Lawrence 7, North Dakota 5
Brown 4, Rensselaer 3
Wednesday, December 30
North Dakota 5, Rensselaer 4
St. Lawrence 10, Brown 2
 
CHHA Divider

1982-83 (#32)

Champion: Rensselaer
Wednesday, December 29
Lowell 7, Bowling Green 3
Rensselaer 8, Brown 4
Thursday, December 30
Bowling Green 7, Brown 4
Rensselaer 8, Lowell 6
 
CHHA Divider

1983-84 (#33)

Champion: Rensselaer
Friday, December 30
Lowell 6, Northern Arizona 5
Rensselaer 5, Yale 4
Saturday, December 31
Northern Arizona 4, Yale 2
Rensselaer 6, Lowell 4
 
CHHA Divider

1984-85 (#34)

Champion: Rensselaer
Friday, December 28
Toronto 6, Ferris State 3
Rensselaer 9, Miami 1
Saturday, December 29
Miami 4, Ferris State 1
Rensselaer 4, Toronto 2
 
CHHA Divider

1985-86 (#35)

Champion: Rensselaer
Friday, November 29
Lake Superior 5, Alaska-Anchorage 3
Rensselaer 4, RIT 2
Saturday, November 30
RIT 10, Alaska-Anchorage 5
Rensselaer 3, Lake Superior 2
 
CHHA Divider

1986-87 (#36)

Champion: Ferris State
Friday, November 28
Ferris State 5, Merrimack 4
Alaska-Fairbanks 5, Rensselaer 4
Saturday, November 29
Merrimack 2, Rensselaer 0
Ferris State 5, Alaska-Fairbanks 4 (ot)
 
CHHA Divider

1987-88 (#37)

Champion: Rensselaer
Friday, November 27
McGill 3, U.S. International 2
Rensselaer 7, Holy Cross 1
Saturday, November 28
Holy Cross 7, U.S. International 3
Rensselaer 8, McGill 3
 
CHHA Divider

1988-89 (#38)

Champion: Providence
Thursday, December 29
Providence 5, Air Force 3
Rensselaer 6, Notre Dame 0
Friday, December 30
Air Force 7, Notre Dame 5
Providence 2, Rensselaer 1 (ot)
 
CHHA Divider

1989-90 (#39)

Champion: Rensselaer
Friday, December 29
Merrimack 6, Brown 4
Rensselaer 8, Union 2
Saturday, December 30
Union 3, Brown 2
Rensselaer 6, Merrimack 3
 
CHHA Divider

1990-91 (#40)

Champion: Rensselaer
Friday, December 28
Western Ontario 2, Alaska-Fairbanks 1 (ot)
Rensselaer 12, Union 4
Saturday, December 29
Union 5, Alaska-Fairbanks 2
Rensselaer 5, Western Ontario 4
 
CHHA Divider

1991-92 (#41)

Champion: St. Lawrence
Friday, December 27
St. Lawrence 4, Northeastern 1
Rensselaer 6, Union 4
Saturday, December 28
Northeastern 8, Union 5
St. Lawrence 4, Rensselaer 1
 
CHHA Divider

1992-93 (#42)

Champion: Providence
Tuesday, December 29
Providence 4, Clarkson 3 (ot)
Rensselaer 5, Massachusetts-Lowell 3
Wednesday, December 30
Clarkson 3, Massachusetts-Lowell 1
Providence 5, Rensselaer 4 (ot)
 
CHHA Divider

1993-94 (#43)

Champion: Rensselaer
Wednesday, December 29
Massachusetts-Lowell 6, Army 2
Rensselaer 12, Mount Allison 1
Thursday, December 30
Army 3, Mount Allison 2
Rensselaer 11, Massachusetts-Lowell 3
 
CHHA Divider

1994-95 (#44)

Champion: Maine
Thursday, December 29
Maine 5, Miami 3
Rensselaer 7, Merrimack 4
Friday, December 30
Merrimack 4, Miami 2
Maine 8, Rensselaer 5
 
CHHA Divider

1995-96 (#45)

Champion: Clarkson
Friday, December 29
Clarkson 4, Providence 3
Illinois-Chicago 5, Rensselaer 4
Saturday, December 30
Providence 3, Rensselaer 2
Clarkson 4, Illinois-Chicago 2
 
CHHA Divider

1996-97 (#46)

Champion: Rensselaer
Friday, December 27
Brown 5, Bowling Green 4 (ot)
Rensselaer 9, Massachusetts 5
Saturday, December 28
Massachusetts 5, Bowling Green 4
Rensselaer 6, Brown 3
 
CHHA Divider

1997-98 (#47)

Champion: Lake Superior
Monday, December 29
Lake Superior 5, Yale 0
Rensselaer 4, Army 0
Tuesday, December 30
Yale 3, Army 2
Lake Superior 3, Rensselaer 1
 
CHHA Divider

1998-99 (#48)

Champion: Rensselaer
Monday, December 28
Minnesota-Duluth 4, Union 2
Rensselaer 6, Merrimack 5 (ot)
Tuesday, December 29
Merrimack 4, Union 1
Rensselaer 4, Minnesota-Duluth 1
 
CHHA Divider

1999-00 (#49)

Champion: Providence
Wednesday, December 29
Providence 3, Union 1
Rensselaer 3, Bowling Green 2
Thursday, December 30
Bowling Green 5, Union 4 (ot)
Providence 5, Rensselaer 3
 
CHHA Divider

2000-01 (#50)

Champion: St. Lawrence
Friday, December 29
St. Lawrence 6, Notre Dame 3
Northeastern 3, Rensselaer 2 (ot)
Saturday, December 30
Rensselaer 6, Notre Dame 2
St. Lawrence 4, Northeastern 3
 
CHHA Divider

2001-02 (#51)

Champion: Rensselaer
Friday, December 28
Massachusetts 4, Niagara 0
Rensselaer 5, Quinnipiac 4 (ot)
Saturday, December 29
Niagara 7, Quinnipiac 6
Rensselaer 3, Massachusetts 2 (ot)
 
CHHA Divider

2002-03 (#52)

Champion: Merrimack
Saturday, December 28
Wayne State 7, Princeton 0
Merrimack 2, Rensselaer 1
Sunday, December 29
Princeton 4, Rensselaer 3
Merrimack 4, Wayne State 1
 
CHHA Divider

2003-04 (#53)

Champion: Northeastern
Sunday, December 28
Northeastern 6, Colgate 4
Mercyhurst 3, Rensselaer 2
Monday, December 29
Colgate 2, Rensselaer 1
Northeastern 7, Mercyhurst 5
 
CHHA Divider

2004-05 (#54)

Champion: Air Force
Friday, November 26
Air Force 3, Sacred Heart 2 (ot)
Rensselaer 2, Robert Morris 0
Saturday, November 27
Robert Morris 4, Sacred Heart 2
Air Force 1, Rensselaer 0
 
CHHA Divider

2005-06 (#55)

Champion: Nebraska-Omaha
Friday, November 25
Nebraska-Omaha 4, Providence 2
Holy Cross 3, Rensselaer 2
Saturday, November 26
Rensselaer 3, Providence 2
Nebraska-Omaha 6, Holy Cross 1
 
CHHA Divider

2006-07 (#56)

Champion: Niagara
Friday, November 24
Colgate 4, Ohio State 2
Niagara 5, Rensselaer 3
Saturday, November 25
Rensselaer 5, Ohio State 5 (ot, Rensselaer won shootout 5-4)
Niagara 3, Colgate 1
 
CHHA Divider

2007-08 (#57)

Champion: Notre Dame
Friday, November 23
Notre Dame 4, Alabama-Huntsville 1
Rensselaer 1, American International 1 (ot, Rensselaer won shootout 2-1)
Saturday, November 24
Alabama-Huntsville 5, American International 3
Notre Dame 4, Rensselaer 3
 
CHHA Divider

2008-09 (#58)

Champion: Mercyhurst
Friday, November 28
Princeton 5, Northeastern 3
Mercyhurst 4, Rensselaer 1
Saturday, November 29
Mercyhurst 6, Princeton 4
Northeastern 5, Rensselaer 1
 
CHHA Divider

2009-10 (#59)

Champion: Union
Friday, November 27
Union 0, Lake Superior 0 (ot, Union won shootout 1-0)
Rensselaer 5, Bentley 2
Saturday, November 28
Bentley 2, Lake Superior 2 (ot, Bentley won shootout 2-0)
Union 5, Rensselaer 4 (ot)
 
CHHA Divider

2010-11 (#60)

Champion: Rensselaer
Friday, November 26
Bowling Green 5, Alabama-Huntsville 1
Rensselaer 6, Connecticut 5
Saturday, November 27
Alabama-Huntsville 6, Connecticut 2
Rensselaer 3, Bowling Green 2 (ot)
 
 
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