2007-08 Weekly Releases

  • Solid Representation
    March 10, 2008
    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.
  • Fixtures on the National Scene
    March 03, 2008
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- The latest national polls showcase a familiar theme as league members Clarkson, Princeton and Harvard caught the attention of the voters.
  • Weekend Update: Clarkson Wins Regular-Season Title
    March 01, 2008
    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
  • Weekend Preview: Clearly Cup to be Raised in the North Country
    February 29, 2008
    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.
  • Gap To Title Narrows
    February 27, 2008
    ALBANY, NY -- Last weekend’s 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.
  • Harvard Earns Ranking, Joins Clarkson and Princeton
    February 25, 2008
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Sporting a four-game win streak, Harvard has caught the attention of the national voters, joining Clarkson and Princeton in the latest national polls.
  • Weekend Update: Quest For ‘Cup’ Remains Tight
    February 23, 2008
    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.
  • Weekend Preview: Plenty of Points for the Taking
    February 21, 2008
    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.
  • Weekly Release: Photo Finish
    February 18, 2008
    ALBANY, NY -- Both the coaches’ and media’s preseason No. 8 selection Princeton is knocking on the door to the league’s 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.
  • Holding Position
    February 18, 2008
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- The trio of Clarkson, Quinnipiac and Princeton are holding steady in the national polls, once again garnering slots in the latest polls, released Monday.
  • Weekend Update: Cayer Gives Clarkson Cushion
    February 16, 2008
    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.
  • Weekend Preview: Spotlight on League Play
    February 14, 2008
    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.
  • Weekly Release: Tight Race Still On
    February 13, 2008
    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.
  • Trio Continues Presence in National Rankings
    February 11, 2008
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Clarkson, Quinnipiac and Princeton continued their presence in the national polls, earning spots in the latest polls, released Monday.
  • Weekend Update: Top Teams Hold Ground
    February 09, 2008
    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.
  • ECAC Hockey Sees “Pink At The Rink”
    February 07, 2008
    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 Society’s lifesaving cancer research, education, advocacy and community service efforts.
  • Weekend Preview: Friday Night Showdowns
    February 07, 2008
    ALBANY, NY -- League action is in full gear this weekend with all 12 teams competing in 11 conference games.
  • Weekly Release: It’s Anybody’s Race...
    February 05, 2008
    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.
  • Commissioners’ Cup Weekly Release
    February 04, 2008
    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.
  • Clarkson, Quinnipiac and Princeton Retain National Rankings
    February 04, 2008
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Clarkson, Quinnipiac and Princeton continue their presence in the national polls, earning spots in the latest polls released Monday.
  • Weekend Update: Home-Ice Advantage
    February 02, 2008
    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.
  • Weekend Preview: The Last ‘March’ to March Begins This Weekend
    January 31, 2008
    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.
  • Weekly Release: Clarkson Gives Itself A Cushion
    January 28, 2008
    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.
  • Commissioners’ Cup Weekly Release
    January 28, 2008
    The 2008 MEN’S COMMISSIONERS’ CUP will go to the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. A 4-1 road win by Minnesota-Duluth clinched the men’s title Saturday night at UMass-Lowell. Having sewn up the women’s version of the competition last week, it’s a clean sweep for the WCHA.
  • Nation's Best Feature Clarkson, Quinnipiac and Princeton
    January 28, 2008
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- The national polls continue to showcase a trio of league teams as Clarkson, Quinnipiac and Princeton hold spots in the latest national polls, released Monday.
  • Weekend Update: Solid Play Between The Pipes Sparks Wins
    January 26, 2008
    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.
  • Weekend Preview: Race for Cleary Cup Heats Up
    January 24, 2008
    ALBANY, NY -- Regular season showdowns are becoming the norm in this part of the college hockey season with this weekend’s 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.
  • Weekly Release: Dartmouth & Union Efforts Warrant Bragging Rights
    January 21, 2008
    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.
  • Clarkson, Quinnipiac and Princeton Hold Position
    January 21, 2008
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Clarkson, Quinnipiac and Princeton held position, so to speak, appearing once again in the latest national polls, released Monday.
  • Weekend Update: Night of Firsts, Milestones
    January 19, 2008
    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.
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