ALBANY, N.Y. Five League teams -- Brown, Colgate, Rensselaer, St. Lawrence and Yale -- are among nearly 800 Division I sports teams recognized for top academic performance as part of the NCAAs academic reform program. In total, eight Division I mens hockey programs were recognized.
ALBANY, N.Y. - One hundred seventy student-athletes representing the ECAC Hockeys 12 mens programs were named to the 2008-09 ECAC Hockey All-Academic team. Ninety-one of this years student-athletes were also named to the team last year and 44 have the distinction of receiving the honor the last three seasons. Of the 12 institutions, Brown leads the way with 24 honorees, followed by Rensselaer with 19, and Quinnipiac with 17.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Cornell, Yale and Princeton each garnered top-15 positions in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men's College Hockey Poll, which was released Monday. All three teams earned the right to play in NCAA Regional action last weekend.
ALBANY, NY -- ECAC Hockeys top three mens teams are among the nations elite having earned the right to continue to pursue theirs goals of advancing to the 2009 Frozen Four in Washington, D.C. by participating in three different regional first-round contests.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The field for the NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Championship has been set for play which begins next weekend (3/27-3/29). Three ECAC Hockey teams that have been featured in national polls throughout the season are part of the elite group. The 2009 ECAC Hockey regular-season and tournament champion Yale Bulldogs, the Cornell Big Red and the Princeton Tigers will play for the right to earn a trip to the Frozen Four in Washington D.C. as part of the nation's top 16 teams.
The Hobey Baker Memorial Award Foundation on Thursday announced the top 10 candidates for the 2009 Hobey Baker Award, presented by Mazamba, honoring college hockey's top player. The finalists include Colgate forward David McIntyre and Princeton goaltender Zane Kalemba.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- ECAC Hockey announced today that it has partnered with the National Hockey League (NHL) Network and Time Warner Syracuse to televise its 2009 ECAC Hockey Championship semifinals and final March 20-21 at the Times Union Center in Albany, New York. The partnership provides for the games to be broadcast in both the United States and Canada.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Princeton junior goaltender Zane Kalemba was named the ECAC Hockey's Player of the Year, it was announced today by the League's office. The junior was one of several individuals to earn recognition today, marking the start of the 2009 ECAC Hockey Championship week.
ALBANY, NY -- ECAC Hockeys top mens teams will shake off the dust from their bye week to host quarterfinal best-of-three series action beginning Friday evening. Defending tournament champion Princeton will look to earn its second straight trip to Albany for the championship by hosting Union this weekend. Other teams in action include; Cornell, participants in the last three-out-of-four semifinal rounds, squaring-off against Rensselaer, regular-season champion Yale hosting Brown and St. Lawrence welcoming Quinnipiac.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The 2009 Bank of America ECAC Hockey Championship first round is complete and the quarterfinals matchups, which begin this weekend, are set. The quartet of No. 7 Quinnipiac, No. 8 Union, No. 11 Rensselaer and No. 12 Brown will face the top four seeds (No. 1 Yale, No. 2 Cornell, No. 3 Princeton and No. 4 St. Lawrence) beginning Friday in the best-of-three games series.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Finishing in the top four in the final regular-season standings not only garnered a bye in the League's first-round playoff series, it also earned positions in the latest national polls for Yale, Cornell, Princeton and St. Lawrence.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Yale captured its first regular-season crown since the 1997-98 season, proving that the preseason polls are often meaningless. The Bulldogs were selected to finish seventh in both the coaches and media preseason polls. The Leagues Pink at the Rink promotion will continue this weekend. For more information fans can visit www.ecachockeycoachesvscancer.com.
ALBANY, NY -- The balanced play throughout the year appropriately is leading to the regular-season finales to determine a champion and finalize seeding for the postseason tournament. This weekend also marks the final weekend for the Pink at the Rink promotion, as six home teams will don special black and pink jerseys. The jerseys will be auctioned through the www.ecachockeycoachesvscancer.com Web site to raise money for the American Cancer Society and Hockey Coaches Care programs.
ALBANY, NY -- A full slate of conference games will take place this weekend with Yale eyeing its first regular-season crown since the 1997-98 season, as it travels to Quinnipiac and Princeton. All 12 league teams will be engaged in two conference battles each over the course of the weekend with home teams wearing special black and pink jerseys as part of a league-wide Pink at the Rink campaign. The jerseys will be auctioned through the www.ecachockeycoachesvscancer.com Web site to raise money for the American Cancer Society and Hockey Coaches Care programs.
ALBANY, NY -- Now winners of eight straight games, Yale has extended its lead over second-place Princeton by a five-point margin in the ECAC Hockey standings. The Bulldogs, Crimson and Saints were the only conference teams to win both of their league battles over the weekend. With two important league contests slated each over the next two weekends, teams are jockeying for postseason positions.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Saints of St. Lawrence once again garnered the attention of the national pollsters, earning a spot in the latest polls, released Monday. St. Lawrence joins polls stalwarts Yale, Princeton and Cornell in the latest rankings.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- This part of the season is a time when coaches look for clutch plays to earn key points in the League standings. Last night in ECAC Hockey action they were able to witness scoring outbursts, milestones, drama and thrilling overtime wins which produced key points.
ALBANY, NY -- With three weekends of regular-season play remaining Yale holds a slim two point lead over Cornell and three point lead over Princeton. All 12 league teams will be engaged in two league battles each over the course of the next two days.
ALBANY, NY -- As a result of last weekends action, five points now separate the top four teams in the ECAC Hockey standings. Yale sits alone in first-place with a two-point lead over Cornell. Princeton and Dartmouth are only three and five points respectively from the top spot with three weekends of league play remaining.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Cornell, Princeton, Yale and Dartmouth retained positions in the latest national polls, released Monday. The Big Red, Tigers and Bulldogs each earned top-10 positions in both polls. The Big Green maintained a top-20 showing.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The top four teams heading into the first part of the weekend all recorded victories to maintain their spots in the ECAC Hockey standings. Excitement and drama continues to brew each weekend as evident last evening with three of the six games going into overtime. Three of the road teams earned wins, along with one gaining a tie last evening.