They had an ineligible player on the roster. A freshman played in some Christmas tournament, just one game, for another team during the season. He didn't really play varsity that much, maybe one shift every few games. But that's illegal according to the OHSAA.
So SJ had to forfeit the title to Bowling Green and BG was given the choice to either declare no title that year, or claim it for themselves. So BG declared themselves champions. Keep in mind they lost the championship game 7-0 to SJ.
I think that it this years finals will play out like last years... Most people expect SJJ to win (like Northview), but US is going to wear them down and Padua is going to come in and take back to back state championships. UA's team isn't as deep as they were last year and i feel like they let teams hang in games too much(Moeller and Troy) before finnishing them off, they are going to have to play a flawless game to win (just like last year, minus the goaltender meltdown) and come out of the gates playing 100% or they don't stand a chance.