League Issues SuspensionALBANY, N.Y. -- ECAC Hockey today announced that Rensselaer sophomore forward Evan Tironese has been assessed a one-game suspension, in accordance with the League’s supplemental discipline process, as the result of his actions in the Rensselaer at Colgate contest Saturday.
Inside ECAC Hockey Features Hayton & OppermanALBANY, 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.
Weekend Preview: Postseason Spots Up for GrabsALBANY, N.Y. - Balanced play throughout the year in ECAC Hockey has ultimately led to the scramble for seedings in the upcoming postseason tournament with all of the 12 teams not yet locked into a specific playoff position.
Game Notes: No. 9 Cornell Takes on RPI, Union, on Senior WeekendITHACA, N.Y. — With a first-round bye in the ECAC Hockey Championships already secured, the Cornell men's hockey team will look to improve its positioning and make one last push for the Cleary Cup this weekend when it hosts Rensselaer and league-leading Union.
Richardson to be Added to RPI Hall of FameTROY, N.Y. – The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Athletics Hall of Fame Selection Committee has chosen five individuals for induction into Rensselaer's Athletics Hall of Fame.
Game Notes: SLU Wraps Up Regular SeasonSt. Lawrence is still in the hunt for a first-round bye for the ECAC Hockey Playoffs and can clinch a top-four spot with one point on the weekend. They can also clinch with a lost point from Quinnipiac, who is currently in fifth place in the standings.
Game Notes: Yale Looking for Home Playoff IceNEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Yale men's hockey team (11-11-5, 7-9-4) completes the 2016-17 regular season this weekend with a road game down Whitney Avenue and another 131 miles away. The Bulldogs travel 10 miles to Hamden on Friday to face Quinnipiac in a 7 p.m. game that airs on SNY TV. Saturday night at Princeton, the Elis and Tigers drop the puck at 7 for an Ivy League Digital Network contest.
Postseason Available on BoxCastALBANY, N.Y. -- ECAC Hockey (@ecachockeyMWD1) announced today that upcoming men’s and women’s games for the league’s postseason tournaments will be available worldwide through the technology of BoxCast.
Connor Jones Signs Contract With NHL's New York IslandersFormer Quinnipiac men's ice hockey stand-out Connor Jones has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the National Hockey League's (NHL) New York Islanders, as announced by the Islanders on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Jones has been loaded to the Islanders' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.
League’s Weekly Awards Presented to Moy, Krusko & SakellaropoulosALBANY, N.Y. - ECAC Hockey (@ecachockeyMWD1) men’s AVISION AHEAD weekly awards were announced Tuesday, February 21 as the duo from Harvard - Tyler Moy and Nathan Krusko - were tabbed as Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, respectively; while Alex Sakellaropoulos from Union was selected Goaltender of the Week.
Ottawa's Acquisition of Mike Condon Pays OffBy Pierre Dorion’s recollection, it did not take long for the Ottawa general manager to come to an agreement with Pittsburgh counterpart Jim Rutherford on a season-saving deal.
RPI Grad Part of Crosby's Journey to 1,000 PointsTroy native Matt Murley, a former RPI and Albany River Rats forward who now playing in Japan, is among 110 players who factored into Sidney Crosby’s 1,000 career points, according to a graphic released by the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Union Pushing Hobey Baker CandidatesSCHENECTADY — The hockey sticks of Union College’s Mike Vecchione and Spencer Foo have produced 54 points each so far this season, among the best in the country.
Agostino Made His Mark With the BluesWinger Kenny Agostino, who was assigned back to the Chicago Wolves after the Blues' 3-2 loss against the Sabres that snapped a six-game winning streak, left a favorable impression with the coaching staff.
Union Wins Against QuinnipiacSCHENECTADY, N.Y.—The Union College men's hockey team scored four unanswered goals, including three in a 1:40 span, en route to a 4-1 win against Quinnipiac, Friday night at Messa Rink. The Dutchmen, who secured an ECAC Hockey First Round bye for the sixth time in the last eight seasons, improve to 21-8-2 overall and 14-4-1 in ECAC Hockey, while the Bobcats go to 16-13-2 overall and 10-8-1 in league play.
Clarkson Gets Victory Against ColgateJunior center Sam Vigneault (Baie-Comeau, QUE) tallied all the goals and freshman goaltender Jake Kielly (Eden Prairie, MN) backstopped a stingy defensive effort as the Clarkson University Hockey team shut out ECAC Hockey rival Colgate University in a game televised by the America Sports Network before 2,767 fans at Cheel Arena on Friday night.
Cornell Gets Win Over St. LawrenceCANTON, N.Y. — The men's hockey team scored three goals in the first period, then senior forward Jake Weidner scored early in the third to quash a St. Lawrence rally and give the Big Red a huge 4-2 victory on Friday night at Appleton Arena.
Dartmouth Gets Win at BrownPROVIDENCE, R.I. – Senior Grant Opperman scored his first career hat trick and the Dartmouth men’s hockey team erased an early two-goal deficit to defeat Brown, 5-4, Friday night at Meehan Auditorium.
Harvard Downs Rival YaleNEW HAVEN, Conn. – No. 3/3 Harvard men's hockey wrapped up its second-straight Ivy League title with a 4-2 win over Yale at Ingalls Rink on Friday night. The Crimson earned back-to-back Ivy crowns for the first time since 1993-94.
RPI Edges PrincetonTROY, N.Y. – Senior captain Riley Bourbonnais scored two goals to lead the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men's hockey team to a 4-3 victory over Princeton University on Friday night at the Houston Field House. With the win, the Engineers improve to 7-24-1 (5-14-0) ECAC Hockey), while the Tigers drop 11-12-3 (6-10-3 ECAC Hockey).
Bayreuther & Kerfoot Named Finalists for the 2016-17 Senior CLASS AwardOVERLAND PARK, Kan. (February 16, 2017) – Ten NCAA® men’s hockey student-athletes who excel both on and off the ice were selected as finalists today for the 2016-17 Senior CLASS Award® in collegiate hockey. To be eligible for the award, student-athletes must be classified as NCAA Division I seniors and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition. The complete list of finalists follows this release.
Game Notes: Clarkson Seniors Play Final Regular Season Games at Cheel ArenaWith the final home games of the regular season this weekend, the Clarkson University Hockey team will look to make the most of the familiar surroundings at Cheel Arena in a bid for one last push toward a top four showing in the ECAC Hockey standings. The Golden Knights host Central NY rivals Colgate and Cornell. Friday's game against the Raiders is an 8:30 p.m. start and will be televised live by American Sports Network (ASN). Clarkson will celebrate Senior Day on Saturday when the Green and Gold host the Big Red in a 7:00 p.m. face off.
Game Notes: Colgate Heads to North CountryThe Colgate men’s ice hockey team hits the road for the final time in the regular season this weekend with a trip to the North Country to take on Clarkson Friday night at 8:30 p.m. with the game broadcast on the American Sports Network followed by Saturday’s game at St. Lawrence to face the Saints at 7:30 p.m. in Canton, New York.
Game Notes: Streaking Tigers Headed to RPI and No. 7 UnionPrinceton is unbeaten in its last six games, 4-0-2, which includes two wins over ranked opponents. Overall the Tigers are 11-11-3 and currently sit in eighth place with a 6-9-3 record for 15 points, two ahead of both Colgate and Dartmouth.
Clarkson vs. Colgate Broadcast By American Sports NetworkWith the final home games of the regular season this weekend, the Clarkson University Hockey team will look to make the most of the familiar surroundings at Cheel Arena in a bid for one last push toward a top four showing in the ECAC Hockey standings. The Golden Knights host Central NY rivals Colgate and Cornell.
Game Notes: Cornell Faces Pivotal North Country TripITHACA, N.Y. — The penultimate regular-season weekend of ECAC Hockey play will take the #12/13 men's hockey team to the North Country for games against St. Lawrence at 7 p.m. Friday and Clarkson at 7 p.m. Saturday. The Saints and the Big Red are among the four teams in contention for the Cleary Cup, which is awarded to the league's regular-season champion.Both games this weekend will be broadcast through the host school's websites. Jason Weinstein will provide play-by-play that can be heard in the Ithaca area on WHCU (870 AM, 95.9 FM) and accessed worldwide.
Game Notes: QU Travels To No. 7 Union, RPI This WeekendThe Quinnipiac University men's ice hockey team will travel to the Capital District to take on nationally-ranked No. 7/7 Union College on Friday, Feb. 17 at Messa Rink before heading to Troy, New York on Saturday, Feb. 18 to face Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at Houston Field House.