ALBANY, N.Y. -- ECAC Hockey (@ecachockeyMWD1) was again represented in the 54th NHL Entry Draft with the selection of four future student-athletes and one current player on June 24-25, 2016, at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York, hosted by the NHL’s Buffalo Sabres. Colgate, Cornell, Harvard, Quinnipiac and Rensselaer each had one student-athlete selected at the yearly event.
The 2016 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District™ Men's and Women's At-Large Teams have been released to recognize the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- ECAC Hockey teams can celebrate student-athletes who were honored as CCM Hockey All-Americans for the 2015-16 season as was announced today at the Frozen Four in Tampa, FL. Five of the 12 members of the East First and Second Teams hailed from ECAC Hockey schools. The groups was selected by members of the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA).
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Three ECAC Hockey student-athletes - Christian Hilbrich, Cornell, Theo Di Pauli von Treuheim, Union, Jimmy Vesey, Harvard have been named 2016 Senior CLASS Award All-Americans, as announced Friday morning.
Whether forming a Division I ice hockey tournament, welcoming women’s athletics into the fold or moving the headquarters of the nation’s largest athletics conference to Cape Cod, Robert M. Whitelaw was an irresistible force in intercollegiate athletics.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today the individual team winners of the IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year awards, selected by their respective clubs for their outstanding contributions to the local community and charitable organizations during the 2015-16 season.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- ECAC Hockey (@ecachockeyMWD1) announced today that it has reached an agreement with the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) to continue its annual men’s championship at the 1980 Rink - Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid, N.Y. for a three-year term set to begin March, 2017.
The ECAC Final Four in Lake Placid will have three returning teams from last season — Quinnipiac, St. Lawrence and Harvard. Dartmouth will joins them, and does so as the biggest surprise of the group, making its first appearance since 2011. The Big Green upset Yale in a sweep over the weekend, where Charles Grant turned out to be the hero on Saturday night in front of a hostile crowd.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- ECAC Hockey (@ecachockeyMWD1) announced today the winners of its annual postseason awards and all-league teams as selected by the league’s 12 head coaches. This season’s winners came from three schools - Harvard, Quinnipiac and Yale and featured three repeat winners from a year ago.
The Hobey Baker Memorial Award is very pleased to announce the top ten candidates for the 2016 award honoring college hockey’s top player. Alphabetically, they are: JT Compher, Michigan, Kyle Connor, Michigan, Thatcher Demko, Boston College, Zac Lynch, Robert Morris, Alex Lyon, Yale, Tyler Motte, Michigan, Alex Petan, Michigan Tech, Andrew Poturalski, New Hampshire, Ethan Prow, St. Cloud State, Jimmy Vesey, Harvard.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- ECAC Hockey this evening announced the pairings for the 2016 CHA Consulting ECAC Men's Hockey Championship featuring Quinnipiac vs. Dartmouth and Harvard vs. St. Lawrence facing-off in the semifinal contests. The event marks the 55th overall championship and the 13th time at historic 1980 Rink - Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid N.Y., which hosted the league’s marquee event from 1993-2002 and 2014-2015.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- ECAC Hockey (@ecachockeyMWD1) announced today that one of the most iconic trophies in sports, the Stanley Cup®, will appear at upcoming ECAC Men’s Hockey Championship on Friday, March 18 at both the 4 & 7:30 p.m. semifinal games.
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.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- After Friday night's action, the ECAC Men's Hockey Championship seeding scenarios are beginning to become clearer. With Quinnipiac winning back-to-back Cleary Cup's, the Bobcats secured the No. 1 seed. Yale won its eighth straight game this evening by blanking Princeton, 6-0 and locking in the No. 2 seed.
ECAC Hockey has achieved a good deal of success over the course of the 2015-16 season. The league’s nonconference success has been discussed so thoroughly that it is in danger of losing its impact, and the parity throughout the league has risen.
The 2015-16 ECAC Hockey freshman class has produced a standout. Despite the learning curve that comes with going from junior hockey to the NCAA game, the ECAC has seen quite a number of rookies flourish in the college game.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (February 17, 2016) – Ten NCAA® men’s hockey student-athletes who excel both on and off the ice were selected as finalists today for the 2015-16 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.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- ECAC Hockey announced today that it has partnered with American Sports Network (ASN) to televise its 2016 Men’s Championship semifinals and final March 18-19 at the 1980 Rink - Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid, N.Y.
Largely acknowledged to be the most important position on any given hockey team, a solid goaltender can be the difference between a good team and a great team. No league in college hockey has the level of goaltending that ECAC Hockey currently ices on any given weekend.
BOSTON - The men’s ice hockey programs from ECAC Hockey’s St. Lawrence University and Quinnipiac University and Hockey East’s University of Massachusetts and University of Vermont are slated to compete in the second annual Friendship Four Tournament to be held in Belfast, Northern Ireland it was announced today. The teams will first compete against their conference rival in a league contest Friday, November 25 before a cross over round Saturday, November 26. The winning programs will compete for the Belpot Trophy, while the two other teams will vie for third place.
BOSTON - February 1, 2016 - Gridiron Club of Greater Boston president Jim Kearney announced today that 23 NCAA Division One players are semifinalists for the 64th Walter Brown Award, presented annually to the best American-born college hockey player in New England.