Current Season News

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    February 27, 2017
    League Issues Suspension ALBANY, 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.
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    February 24, 2017
    Inside ECAC Hockey Features Hayton & Opperman 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.
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    February 24, 2017
    Game Notes: Final Regular Season Weekend Features Yale, Brown and Senior Day Princeton will honor its eight seniors: Hayden Anderson, Tommy Davis, Ben Foster, Colton Phinney, Quin Pompi, Marlon Sabo, Ryan Siiro and Garrett Skrbich prior to Saturday's game.
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    February 23, 2017
    Weekend Preview: Postseason Spots Up for Grabs ALBANY, 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.
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    February 23, 2017
    Game Notes: No. 9 Cornell Takes on RPI, Union, on Senior Weekend ITHACA, 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.
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    February 23, 2017
    Dartmouth Finding that Tweaking its Lineup Has Potential to Pay Off Dartmouth enters the final weekend of the regular season with a one-point lead for the final home-ice berth in the first round of the ECAC Hockey playoffs.
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    February 23, 2017
    Game Notes: Playoff Implications on the Line in Final Weekend of 2016-17 The Dartmouth men’s hockey team closes out the regular season with a pair of home games against No. 20 St. Lawrence and Clarkson this weekend.
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    February 23, 2017
    Lee Stempniak is the Latest "Double Digit Club" Member Carolina Hurricanes winger Lee Stempniak is one of the few NHL players to play for at least 10 NHL teams. The road is long, but he remains in demand.
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    February 23, 2017
    Game Notes: No. 3 Harvard Hosts Senior Night this Weekend The No. 3/3 Harvard men's hockey team will bring its 2016-17 regular season to a close this weekend, hosting Clarkson and No. 20 St. Lawrence at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center Friday and Saturday.
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    February 23, 2017
    Game Notes: Bobcats Host Yale LIVE ON SNY on Friday, Brown for Senior Night on Saturday Friday night's game against Yale can been live on SNY in HD where available, as well as TSNGO. Bill Schweizer will have the play-by-play with Rich Coppola providing the color commentary and Bill Mecca with the sideline report.
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    February 23, 2017
    Richardson to be Added to RPI Hall of Fame TROY, 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.
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    February 23, 2017
    Game Notes: SLU Wraps Up Regular Season St. 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.
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    February 23, 2017
    Game Notes: No. 7/8 Union Eyeing Fourth Cleary Cup in Final Regular Season Weekend SCHENECTADY, N.Y.--The league-leading and seventh-ranked Union College men's hockey team will be in search of its fourth ECAC Hockey regular season title in program history this weekend when it closes out the regular season at Colgate and No. 9/9 Cornell.
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    February 23, 2017
    Game Notes: Yale Looking for Home Playoff Ice NEW 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.
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    February 22, 2017
    Postseason Available on BoxCast ALBANY, 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.
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    February 22, 2017
    Connor Jones Signs Contract With NHL's New York Islanders Former 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.
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    February 21, 2017
    League’s Weekly Awards Presented to Moy, Krusko & Sakellaropoulos ALBANY, 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.
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    February 21, 2017
    A New Look: Dartmouth Hockey Locker Rooms Get An Upgrade Hanover — Bob Gaudet is not, by his own admission, a natural salesman. Gregaious? Yes. Respected? Absolutely. Ready to ease you into the latest model, ultra deluxe? Not so much.
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    February 21, 2017
    Ottawa's Acquisition of Mike Condon Pays Off By 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.
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    February 21, 2017
    RPI Grad Part of Crosby's Journey to 1,000 Points Troy 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.
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    February 21, 2017
    Union Pushing Hobey Baker Candidates SCHENECTADY — 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.
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    February 21, 2017
    Agostino Made His Mark With the Blues Winger 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.
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    February 18, 2017
    Union Wins Against Quinnipiac SCHENECTADY, 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.
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    February 17, 2017
    Clarkson Gets Victory Against Colgate Junior 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.
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    February 17, 2017
    Cornell Gets Win Over St. Lawrence CANTON, 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.
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    February 17, 2017
    Dartmouth Gets Win at Brown PROVIDENCE, 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.
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    February 17, 2017
    Harvard Downs Rival Yale NEW 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.
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    February 17, 2017
    RPI Edges Princeton TROY, 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).
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    February 17, 2017
    Bayreuther & Kerfoot Named Finalists for the 2016-17 Senior CLASS Award OVERLAND 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.
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    February 17, 2017
    Game Notes: Clarkson Seniors Play Final Regular Season Games at Cheel Arena With 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.
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    February 17, 2017
    Game Notes: Colgate Heads to North Country The 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.
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    February 17, 2017
    Game Notes: Streaking Tigers Headed to RPI and No. 7 Union Princeton 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.
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    February 16, 2017
    Game Notes: Bears Set to Host Dartmouth (Fri.), No. 3 Harvard (Sat.) PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown men's hockey team will close out the home part of the regular season this weekend when the Bears play host to Dartmouth on Friday and No. 3 Harvard on Saturday. Links to live video and live stats will be available at www.brownbears.com.
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    February 16, 2017
    Clarkson vs. Colgate Broadcast By American Sports Network With 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.
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    February 16, 2017
    Nickerson Preparing For Make-or-Break Weekend Stena Line Belfast Giants Defenceman Matt Nickerson spoke of the importance of this weekends two home games against the Cardiff Devils.
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    February 16, 2017
    Game Notes: Cornell Faces Pivotal North Country Trip ITHACA, 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.
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    February 16, 2017
    Game Notes: Final Regular Season Road Trip on Tap For the Big Green The Dartmouth men’s hockey team heads out on the road for the final time in the 2016-17 regular season with a pair of league games this weekend. The Big Green will head to Brown on Friday and then Yale on Saturday evening.
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    February 16, 2017
    Even With Beanpot, Harvard Has Plenty Left to Play For It's been difficult to ignore the resurgence Harvard's undergone in the last three years.
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    February 16, 2017
    Game Notes: QU Travels To No. 7 Union, RPI This Weekend The 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.
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    February 16, 2017
    Game Notes: Rensselaer Primed for Princeton and 40th Freakout! The Engineers close their home schedule this weekend, when they host Princeton and Quinnipiac on Friday (7pm) and Saturday (7pm), respectively ... Saturday's match up with the Bobcats in the 40th Annual Big Red Freakout! and Senior Night.
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