The Air Force Falcons and the Denver Pioneers have both been eliminated from the 2012 NCAA Hockey Tournament.

2012 NCAA Hockey Tournament: Air Force, Denver Eliminated From Postseason Play

The Air Force Falcons and the Denver Pioneers have both been eliminated from the 2012 NCAA Hockey Tournament.

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NCAA Hockey Bracket 2012, Boston College Vs. Air Force: Falcons Fall To No. 1 Eagles, 2-0

The Air Force Falcons put together another tough game against a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Hockey Tournament, but the Academy was unable to defeat the No. 1 overall seed Boston College Eagles on Saturday afternoon. Boston College's Chris Kreider was the star of the game, scoring both goals in the 2-0 game.

Kreider scored a little over seven minutes into the first period of the game and then netted the second goal on the power play late in the game. The Falcons had trouble trying to match the Eagles with shots on net, putting up just 20 on Parker Milner. Jason Torf, though, faced 34 shots and made 32 saves.

Boston College now waits for the winner between the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs, last year's Frozen Four champions, and the Maine Black Bears. They play at 5:30 p.m. MT on Saturday. The Northeast Region final is set for Sunday night at 6:00 p.m. MT.

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NCAA Hockey Bracket 2012, Ferris State Vs. Denver: Pioneers Eliminated In 2-1 Loss To Bulldogs

The No. 3 seed Denver Pioneers are one and done in the 2012 NCAA Hockey Tournament following its 2-1 loss to the No. 2 Ferris St. Bulldogs on Friday evening. The Bulldogs await the winner of Friday night's game between the Michigan Wolverines and the Cornell Big Red.

Ferris State held a 1-0 lead heading into the third period and then made a cushion for itself at just 2:54 into the final frame. Simon Denis picked up his first career goal for Ferris State on that play. Denver finally got on the board at 5:22 in the period when Drew Shore scored on a backhander with assists to Luke Salazar and John Ryder.

Sam Brittain made 32 saves on 34 shots for the Pioneers, but Ferris State's Taylor Nelson stopped 25 of 26 shots to best Denver's sophomore goalie.

The Pioneers will now wait to see if any of its players will turn pro. Jason Zucker is widely expected to sign with the Minnesota Wild while Drew Shore could sign with the Florida Panthers.

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