M. HOCKEY | Elis clinch home ice

It’s playoff time. The men’s hockey team (13–13–3, 10–10–2 ECAC) beat Princeton and tied Quinnipiac over the weekend in its final regular season games and ensured it will play Princeton at home in the first round of the ECAC playoffs this weekend. The Bulldogs went 3–0–1 over their last four games and finished sixth in […]

M. HOCKEY | Elis close regular season with tie

It’s playoff time. The men’s hockey team rounded out its regular season with a 2–2 tie at Quinnipiac University on Saturday night to finish sixth in the ECAC. The sixth-place finish puts the Elis (13–13–3, 10–10–2 ECAC) in position to host Princeton for the opening round of the ECAC playoffs this weekend. Quinnipiac (17–11–6, 9–8–5) […]

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M. HOCKEY | Bulldogs seek second straight sweep

Plenty is at stake for the men’s hockey team as it heads into the last two games of the regular season this weekend. Coming off their first winning streak since November, the Bulldogs (12–13–2, 9–10–1 ECAC) will try to keep their momentum rolling on the road against Princeton (8–13–6, 6–11–3) and Quinnipiac (16–11–5, 8–8–4) before […]

M. HOCKEY | Elis blast Ivy foes

In the last regular season homestand of their career, the seniors of the men’s hockey team went out in high fashion. The Bulldogs (12–13–2, 9–10–1 ECAC) showcased the dynamic offense for which they are known. The team clinched a 5–3 win over Dartmouth (10–13–4, 7–10–3) on Friday night before throttling archrival Harvard (8–7–11, 6–4–9) 7–1 […]

M. HOCKEY | Bulldogs angle for home-ice advantage

The Bulldogs (10–13–2, 7–10–1 ECAC) could be playing their last home games of the season when they take on Dartmouth and Harvard on Friday and Saturday. After this weekend’s homestand, the Elis will finish up the regular season next weekend when they travel to Princeton and Quinnipiac. But a few more games in front of […]

M. HOCKEY | Bulldogs drop two games on road

Sometimes, having an advantage in shots on goal does not translate into victory. In suffering back-to-back 4–2 losses against Colgate (17–10–3, 11–6–1) and No. 13 Cornell (13–6–6, 10–3–5) on the road, the men’s hockey team (10–13–2, 7–10–1 ECAC) learned this lesson the hard way this weekend. The Bulldogs outshot the Raiders 35–28 and the Big […]

M. HOCKEY | Yale falls to Colgate, 4-2

It turns out that Austin Smith was not the Colgate skater to fear on Friday night. Smith recorded an empty-net goal with 47 seconds remaining but was otherwise quiet. It was Colgate’s John Lidgett who showed the Bulldogs that Smith is not the only Raider to watch. He scored twice, including the goal that broke […]

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M. HOCKEY | Elis feel growing pains

Last Friday’s loss against St. Lawrence was characteristic of how the hockey team has played this season, but Saturday’s victory against Clarkson might indicate that things are on their way up. The team played a strong first period Friday but was outskated in the second and fell into a 3–1 hole. In the third period, […]

M. HOCKEY | Mixed results for Bulldogs

It was a tale of two teams for men’s hockey this weekend. After a frustrating 4–3 overtime loss to St. Lawrence (10–15–3, 6–9–1 ECAC) on Friday, the Bulldogs bounced back in a big way with a 5–1 thumping of Clarkson (13–12–5, 7–6–3) on Saturday. Center Andrew Miller ’13 said it was an important win for […]

M. HOCKEY | Yale loses to St. Lawrence

There was no miraculous comeback this time for the men’s hockey team. The Bulldogs (9–11–2, 6–8–1 ECAC) erased a two-goal deficit in the final period of a back-and-forth game against St. Lawrence (9–15–3, 5–9–1 ECAC) and seemed poised for a second straight come-from-behind victory. But a controversial penalty gave St. Lawrence a man-advantage in the […]

M. HOCKEY | North Country foes come to Ingalls

January was a cruel month for the Yale men’s hockey team. The Bulldogs notched just three victories in nine games, dropped to the bottom half of ECAC standings and lost their national ranking. But things may be looking up for the Elis. After a tough 4–3 loss to Harvard last Friday night, Yale rebounded in […]

M. HOCKEY | Bulldogs snap losing streak

It did not look like a night that was going to mark the end of Yale’s losing streak. After falling to Harvard 4–3 on Friday night, the Elis had lost four games in a row and were 0–4–1 in their last five. But the Bulldogs (9–10–2, 6–7–1 ECAC) overcame a 4–1 deficit on Saturday in […]