2006-07 Weekly Releases

  • ECACHL Season Ends at NCAA Regionals
    March 26, 2007
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Clarkson and St. Lawrence were the last ECAC Hockey League teams to take the ice this season, as both received bids to the NCAA tournament. In the East Regional, played in Rochester, N.Y., the Golden Knights took UMass to overtime before falling 1-0 in the first semifinal of the afternoon. In the Northeast Regional, played in Manchester, N.H., the Saints lost to Boston College 4-1, also in semifinal action.
  • Championship Weekend in Albany Set
    March 12, 2007
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- The final four teams have been set for the ECAC Hockey League Men's Championship, as No. 1 St. Lawrence, No. 2 Clarkson, No. 3 Dartmouth and No. 5 Quinnipiac swept their quarterfinal series over the weekend. The Bobcats pulled off the only upset, taking two games from No. 4 Cornell to advance to the championship round, here at the Times Union Center.
  • Four Teams Advance in ECACHL Playoffs to Face Top 4 Next
    March 05, 2007
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Quarterfinal pairings for the ECAC Hockey League's men have been determined, now that the first-round games have been completed. No. 1 St. Lawrence, No. 2 Clarkson, No. 3 Dartmouth and No 4 Cornell will get their first taste of playoff action starting this coming Friday, March 9. The Saints will play host to No. 8 Colgate, while the Golden Knights will face No. 7 Harvard, the Big Green will battle No. 6 Princeton and the Big Red will take on No. 5 Quinnipiac.
  • St. Lawrence Wins ECACHL Regular-Season Crown
    February 26, 2007
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- St. Lawrence claimed the 2006-07 ECAC Hockey League regular-season title after picking up two points in the final weekend of league play. It is the Saints second-ever season title and first since 1999-2000. The rest of the teams fell into place in the final standings, and once tie-breakers were completed, the seedings for the upcoming tournament were completed. St. Lawrence is the No. 1 seed, followed by No. 2 Clarkson, No. 3 Dartmouth and No. 4 Cornell. These four teams will have a bye in the first round of the playoffs, while No. 5 Quinnipiac, No. 6 Princeton, No. 7 Harvard, No. 8 Colgate, No. 9 Rensselaer, No. 10 Yale, No. 11 Brown and No. 12 Union will battle each other in the tourney opening best-of-three series starting this coming Friday.
  • ECACHL Season Title Still Up For Grabs
    February 19, 2007
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- It's becoming the norm in the ECAC Hockey League, that the men's regular-season standings don't shake out at all until the last weekend of play. This year's race is also coming down to the wire, as not one of the 12 places in the standings has been determined yet. After this past weekend of play, we do know that the regular-season title will go to either St. Lawrence or Clarkson, and both have claimed a first-round bye for the playoffs. After that, we only know that Quinnipiac, Cornell and Dartmouth will have home ice in either the first round or quarterfinals, while Union will be on the road.
  • St. Lawrence First Team to Claim First-Round Bye in ECACHL Men's Race
    February 12, 2007
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- By sweeping its ECAC Hockey League opponents over the weekend, St. Lawrence guaranteed itself at least a fourth place finish in the league standings, guaranteeing the team a first-round bye in the upcoming playoffs. Clarkson also swept, and in doing, the Golden Knights will host a playoff round -- though it isn't sure yet if it will get one of the byes. No other position has been solidified, though Cornell helped its cause with a three-point weekend, as did five other teams which picked up two points each.
  • Saints Hold onto Lead; Harvard and Brown Make Biggest Jumps in Standings
    February 05, 2007
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- St. Lawrence continues to lead the ECACHL standings again this week after picking up two points in a weekend split. Harvard and Dartmouth earned the only sweeps of the weekend, and both teams benefited from their four-point gains. The Crimson made the biggest jump of the week, moving from a 10th-place tie to a sixth-place tie. The Big Green moved up one spot in this week's standings and is now tied for fourth place. Brown also jumped up a couple of spots in the standings and is now tied for ninth place after earning a win and a tie over the weekend. There are three weeks left to the regular season before the playoffs begin.
  • St. Lawrence is the New Leader in the ECACHL
    January 29, 2007
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- St. Lawrence knew it could claim the top spot in the ECAC Hockey League standings with solid play over the weekend and the Saints did it, by sweeping their opponents. Two others also swept - Rensselaer and Union - to move up in the standings, and Clarkson is now second after claiming three-of-four points on the weekend. Colgate and Cornell split their annual home-and home series, while Quinnipiac opened its new home - the TD Banknorth Sports Center - with a shutout vs. a non-league opponent.
  • No Big Changes in ECACHL Standings
    January 22, 2007
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- There were no sweeps in ECAC Hockey League action over the weekend, but three teams claimed three-of-four points with a win and a tie. Brown and St. Lawrence took three points on the road, while Colgate earned its at home. Clarkson and Union also earned two points with wins, while Rensselaer, Yale and Cornell all took one point each with ties. As the points were distributed across the board, there was little movement in the league standings over the weekend. Dartmouth and Quinnipiac both played non-conference games, while Harvard and Princeton were idle due to semester exams.
  • Three ECACHL Teams Pick Up Four Points
    January 15, 2007
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Four men's teams in the ECAC Hockey League picked up four points over the weekend with Princeton, Quinnipiac and St. Lawrence all earning two wins. The Saints and Bobcats swept their weekend competition, while the Tigers won last Tuesday and again on Saturday. Union, Rensselaer and Yale also earned points with one win each, while Clarkson, Colgate and Cornell earned ties for its weekend scoring.
  • Harvard Wins Twice in ECACHL Play
    January 08, 2007
    ALBANY, N.Y. - ECAC Hockey League teams started to get back in the swing of things over the weekend with a handful of conference games. Harvard was the weekend winner, posting a sweep, while Dartmouth and Union split. Yale and Quinnipiac had one league game each over the weekend and both claimed victory. Other teams had non-conference games, and there were even two exhibitions on the slate.
  • Clarkson and Colgate Win Holiday Tourney Titles
    January 02, 2007
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- ECAC Hockey League teams participated in seven holiday tournaments this past weekend, and league teams played in four title games. Clarkson and Colgate both came out on top claiming the Badger Showdown and UConn Hockey Classic, respectively. Cornell and St. Lawrence also played in championship games and finished in second place. Third-place teams included Brown, Harvard and Union. Princeton also had success on the weekend, as it played two non-tourney games and picked up two wins.
  • Harvard Wins Lone ECACHL Game of Weekend
    December 18, 2006
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- There was just one ECAC Hockey League game on the slate this past weekend and Harvard earned a 3-2 win over Dartmouth to earn two points in the standings. Three other teams were in action, with St. Lawrence and Rensselaer playing just one game each, and Union playing twice.
  • Princeton Takes Two in ECACHL Men's Action
    December 11, 2006
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Princeton and Quinnipiac were the home teams for ECAC Hockey League games over the weekend and the travel partners took seven out of eight points on the weekend. The Tigers swept Rensselaer and Union, while the Bobcats tied the Engineers and downed the Dutchmen. Brown also earned two points in league play by downing Yale 3-2 in overtime. Clarkson and St. Lawrence played a league game earlier in the week, with the Golden Knights earning the 3-1 victory. The Saints and Colgate also played non-league games over the weekend.
  • Clarkson and Colgate Earn Four League Points with Wins
    December 04, 2006
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Clarkson and Colgate swept their ECAC Hockey League opponents over the weekend to pick up four points in the standings. Cornell also had a solid weekend with a win and a tie to move into first place. Brown and St. Lawrence also had success on the weekend, as they split their games. Princeton, while playing non-league games, also brought home points, as the Tigers earned a win in the Commissioners' Cup series.
  • Princeton Earns Three Points in ECACHL Play
    November 27, 2006
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- There were just four ECAC Hockey League games on the recent weekend schedule, and Princeton came out on top with a win and a tie in two of those games. Harvard was also a winner, claiming two points with a win, while Dartmouth earned two points, and is now tied for first place, after tying twice over the weekend. Non-league games were in the majority over the weekend for ECACHL teams, and they were met with success, earning nine victories. Two of those games counted toward the Commissioners' Cup standings, with Brown and Yale picking up three points.
  • Quinnipiac Moves into ECACHL Lead with Sweep; Yale Also Wins Two
    November 20, 2006
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Quinnipiac is the new No. 1 team in the ECAC Hockey League, while Yale is fifth, after both squads swept their opponents over the weekend. Four other squads -- Brown, Colgate, Cornell, and Dartmouth -- each took two points with one win each in league play. The Bear's victory also marked the 100th career win for head coach Roger Grillo.
  • St. Lawrence Continues to Roll in ECACHL Action
    November 13, 2006
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- St. Lawrence and Dartmouth were the big winners over the weekend, as the two teams swept their ECAC Hockey League games. While those two claimed four points on the weekend, four others -- Cornell, Harvard, Princeton and Quinnipiac -- earned splits. In non-league action, Brown, Rensselaer and Yale all picked up wins.
  • Clarkson, Cornell and St. Lawrence Sweep ECACHL Weekend Games
    November 06, 2006
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Three teams -- Clarkson, Cornell and St. Lawrence -- swept their ECAC Hockey League games over the weekend, and it was a long time coming for two of them. The Golden Knights earned their first road sweep in four seasons, while the Saints wins at Dartmouth and Harvard were the first sweep of those opponents for the team since the 1984-85 season. Rensselaer and Quinnipiac also had solid weekend outings, earning three points each, while Union and Yale split their games.
  • Dartmouth Opens ECACHL Play with a Win
    October 30, 2006
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Harvard and Dartmouth opened up conference play in the ECAC Hockey League over the weekend and it was the Big Green taking game one of the season. Other league opponents were facing off against each other at the Pepsi Arena in the inaugural Governor's Cup presented by Citizens Bank. The two opening games both went to shootouts to advance Colgate and Rensselaer to the championship game, with the Engineers prevailing 2-1 to earn the Cup. The rest of the league's teams were also in action over the weekend, playing non-conference opponents.
  • Rensselaer and Clarkson Earn Weekend Splits
    October 23, 2006
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Rensselaer and Clarkson picked up big wins for the ECAC Hockey league this past weekend, as the Engineers downed a nationally-ranked opponent, and the Golden Knights earned a Commissioners' Cup victory. Union also faced non-league competition over the weekend, and ran into some trouble, while nearly everyone else played in exhibitions.
  • Colgate and Quinnipiac Sweep Opponents; Clarkson Remains Unbeaten
    October 16, 2006
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Colgate and Quinnipiac picked up their first wins of the season over the weekend, as the two teams swept their weekend competition. Clarkson also had a successful road trip, earning a win and a tie, to remain unbeaten on the year. In other ECAC Hockey League non-conference action, Rensselaer and Union also earned ties, while St. Lawrence fell on the road.
  • Clarkson and Union Sweep Opening Weekend Action
    October 09, 2006
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- The ECAC Hockey League men kicked off the 2006-07 season over the weekend, and two of the teams in action swept their games. Clarkson picked up two wins at home, while Union had two victories on the road. Colgate, Quinnipiac, Rensselaer and St. Lawrence were also in action.