Ben Smith was going down hockey's memory lane during a recent six-hour drive from his home in Gloucester, Massachusetts, to a game in Allentown, Pennsylvania, on his way to help USA Hockey with a scouting assignment.
ALBANY, N.Y. - ECAC Hockey (@ecachockeyMWD1) men’s weekly awards were announced Tuesday, December 12 as the duo from Princeton - Alex Riche and Matthew Thom - were voted Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, respectively; while Jake Kielly, Clarkson earned Goaltender of the Week honors.
BRIGHTON, Mass – Riley Nash has carved out a niche for himself as a reliable bottom-6 forward at the NHL. He plays the 200-foot game, is versatile enough to play all of the positions up front and puts up enough offense to realistically hold onto a spot as a mainstay on the third or fourth line for most NHL teams.
SCHENECTADY, NY – All three goals scored in Sunday's 2-1 loss to Massachusetts were scored on the power play, as the Union College men's hockey team drop their second contest of the season to the Minutemen at Messa Rink.
BURLINGTON, Vt. – Rookie Joachim Weberg (Oslo, Norway) and senior Tim Lappin (St. Charles, Ill.) both scored as the Brown men's hockey team drew even at Vermont, 2-2, in non-conference action Saturday night at Gutterson Fieldhouse.
In another tough battle against its arch rival, the Clarkson University Hockey team prevailed defeating St. Lawrence 4-2 at Appleton Arena in Canton to complete the North Country weekend home-and-home sweep.
HANOVER, N.H. – Three goals in just over a minute midway through the second period was the biggest difference in a 5-1 Bentley win Saturday night against the Dartmouth men’s hockey team at Thompson Arena.
HAMDEN, Connecticut - The Quinnipiac University men's ice hockey team lost to Maine, 5-3, in the second game of a two-game series at Frank Perrotti, Jr. Arena. The loss drops Quinnipiac to 6-10-2 on the season while the Black Bears improve to 8-7-1.
Captain Joe Sullivan scored two goals in the third period, including one shorthanded, but the St. Lawrence men's hockey team couldn't fully erase an early deficit in a 4-2 loss to No. 3 Clarkson on Saturday night in Appleton Arena.
The top goal scorer in the country, sophomore Sheldon Rempal (Calgary, ALB) tallied twice on the power play and sophomore goaltender Jake Kielly (Eden Pariere, MN) made 26 saves to lift the Clarkson University Hockey team to a hard-fought 3-1 win over archrival St. Lawrence before a crowd of 3,470 fans at Cheel Arena on Friday night.
HARTFORD, Conn. – Adam Dauda (Kitchener, Ontario) and Hunter Racine (Ottawa, Ontario) each scored goals for the No. 16 Colgate men's ice hockey team Friday night as the Raiders fell to the UConn Huskies, 4-2, at the XL Center.
HAMDEN, Conn. – Despite outshooting Maine, 54-30, the Bobcats fell to the Black Bears, 7-4, in a non-conference matchup at Frank Perrotti, Jr. Arena at the TD Bank Sports Center. With the loss, Quinnipiac drops to 6-9-2 overall while Maine improves to 7-7-1 overall.
A pair of power play goals from Clarkson's leading scorer Sheldon Rempal helped the third-ranked Golden Knights to a 3-1 win over the St. Lawrence men's hockey team on Friday night at Cheel Arena in Potsdam, N.Y.
ALBANY, N.Y. - With some ECAC Hockey men’s teams on break preparing for exams, nine league teams take to the ice this weekend attempting to build momentum carrying into the second part of the season. The lone league games feature a home-and-home series between North Country rivals Clarkson and St. Lawrence. Colgate wraps up the first part of the season taking on UConn at the XL Center in Hartford, CT. Princeton heads wests to for its first trip to Arizona State. Quinnipiac welcomes Hockey East foe Maine to Hamden. Union plays a pair of non-league games at Messa. Dartmouth welcomes Bentley to Hanover for the final home game of the first half of the 2017-18 season. Brown skates at Vermont on Saturday and Yale travels Bridgeport's Webster Bank Arena to face-off against Sacred Heart.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Inside ECAC Hockey Weekly Radio Show is a program highlighting action from the previous weekend's games and upcoming games. The program also includes interviews with coaches and student-athletes and showcases stories from around the league.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown men's hockey team will round out the first half of the season on Saturday night when the Bears head to Vermont at 7 PM. Links to live video and live stats will be available at www.brownbears.com.
ORONO, Maine —- Brothers Canon Pieper and Bo Pieper have played on the same team for virtually their entire careers. But when Canon decided to transfer from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut, to the University of Maine following the 2015-16 season, that created an opportunity for them to play against each other for the first time.
The Dutchmen host Holy Cross and Massachusetts this weekend, Dec. 9-10, in their final home games of the 2017 calendar year. Saturday's contest against the Crusaders is set to start at 7 p.m. (ET), and Sunday's game against the Minutemen is set for a 5 p.m. start.