ALBANY, N.Y. -- Clarkson, Princeton and Harvard continue to represent the league on the national level, at least in the minds of the voters, as the trio once again earned spots in the latest national polls.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- It took until the final weekend of the regular-season to prove it, but both the coaches and the media were right. After holding the top spot in the league standings for most of the season, the hands-down preseason to win the William J. Cleary Cup was Clarkson, and they did not disappoint. The Golden Knights earned the crown last night
ALBANY, NY -- It was inevitable that the balanced play throughout the season in ECAC Hockey would lead to the final weekend of the season to crown a regular-season champion and determine the seeds for postseason play.
ALBANY, NY -- Last weekends action answered a few questions, but brought about even more postseason senarios that will be played out in the final weekend of play. Clarkson and Princeton are the only teams that have now clinched first-round byes. The Golden Knights are just one point ahead of the Tigers for the top spot in league standings, while others are jockeying for positions.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- As the pursuit of the league crown gets closer in sight, Clarkson is the only team to have clinched a first-round bye. Four other teams control their own destinies for the other three byes. Seven of the eight overall home-ice spots have been claimed. Each season ECAC Hockey sees its share of significant accomplishments on and off the ice. Fans were able to witness a rare feat as a team netminder was credited with a goal last night.
ALBANY, NY -- With two weekends remaining in league play, the race is wide open for the William J. Cleary Cup. Clarkson (26 points) is clinging to a two-point lead, but several teams, including Princeton (24 points) and Quinnipiac (22 points), have narrowed the gap with the passing of each week. All 12 teams will be in action this weekend in league play.
ALBANY, NY -- Both the coaches and medias preseason No. 8 selection Princeton is knocking on the door to the leagues top spot with two weeks of league play remaining. Clarkson remains in the league lead after a split this past weekend. The coveted top four postseason seeds are still in the sights of several teams. Home ice was a good thing to have, as nine out of the 12 teams hosting their league foes came out with a victory.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Coaches look for clutch play this time of the year and they witnessed it Friday night. In ECAC Hockey action last night fans were treated to a shutout, a hat trick, comebacks, and a thrilling overtime win.
ALBANY, NY -- With only three weekends of league play in ECAC Hockey competition, Clarkson sits atop of the standings by a two-point margin over Princeton and Quinnipiac. All 12 teams are in action in league match-ups Friday and Saturday. Four of the top six league teams are on the road this weekend with all six road teams combining for a striking 22-16-4 away from home mark.
ALBANY, NY -- As the league contests continue several teams still have their sights on the ECAC Hockey crown. Princeton and Quinnipiac are on the heels of Clarkson, which holds a two-point advantage. This past weekend featured some stellar performance between the pipes, as five goaltenders did not allow a goal in a given game, including two scoreless overtime ties in one evening.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- In a night that witnessed a record crowd and a milestone by a head coach, there were no real surprises in the first night of weekend play with Clarkson, Princeton and Quinnipiac prevailing. The home team earned two points on three occasions and one point on one occasion last evening in ECAC Hockey play.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The recently announced ECAC Hockey and the American Cancer Society Pink At The Rink promotion is slated to begin this weekend at all ECAC Hockey venues. This newly created variation of a traditional Coaches vs. Cancer program will provide critical outreach, while raising funds in support of the American Cancer Societys lifesaving cancer research, education, advocacy and community service efforts.
ALBANY, NY -- With each team playing at least 14 games in league contests, the disparity in points is getter tighter. Clarkson continues to hold the top spot, but a handful of teams are still within striking distance with only eight league games left on the beaten path for most teams.
The 2008 MEN'S COMMISSIONERS' CUP champion, the WCHA, finished its 10-game Cup slate on Saturday evening when the Tigers of Colorado College defeated Clarkson University (ECAC), 6-1. The WCHA finishes its Commissioners' Cup schedule with an impressive 8-1-1 record.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The benefits of playing at home are important, but that importance takes on greater significance as the season winds down. Four of five league results saw the home teams come out on top last evening.
ALBANY, NY -- Entering the last full month of regular-season action ECAC Hockey teams are in pursuit of the regular-season title. Six teams are still within striking distance of Clarkson, who holds the top spot by five points. All teams are in action this weekend playing in nine conference games and three non-conference battles.
ALBANY, NY -- Clarkson posted two victories over the weekend increasing its lead in the ECAC Hockey standings to five points. With plenty of league play left, seven teams are still within striking distance a mere seven points behind.
The 2008 MENS COMMISSIONERS CUP will go to the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. A 4-1 road win by Minnesota-Duluth clinched the mens title Saturday night at UMass-Lowell. Having sewn up the womens version of the competition last week, its a clean sweep for the WCHA.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- With each league game having a significant matter in weekend action, defensive play becomes crucial in each contest. Last night in the four league match-ups, goaltenders answered the call.
ALBANY, NY -- Regular season showdowns are becoming the norm in this part of the college hockey season with this weekends action in ECAC Hockey fitting that category. Eleven of the 12 league teams step onto the ice this weekend, with Princeton, coming off an exam break, taking center stage Tuesday.
ALBANY, NY -- Seven out of the 10 ECAC Hockey teams that were in action last weekend posted victories earning. points. Both Quinnipiac and Union added to their impressive unbeaten streaks and three teams -- Clarkson (10th), Quinnipiac (12th), and Princeton (18th) -- are currently ranked in the national polls.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- There were only four games on the league docket Friday, but each contest provided memorable instances. In terms of league action, Cornell and Union earned precious points with wins, while Yale enjoyed its first trip to the deep South in non-league action.