M. hockey names forward Nick Shalek ’05 captain

The captain of a team is one who commands, leads and guides his fellow teammates. The men’s ice hockey team chose forward Nick Shalek ’05 as the man for the job for the 2004-2005 season. “I am incredibly honored,” Shalek said. “It could have been anyone from my class.” As is tradition, a single team […]

Saints squeak by Bulldogs in overtime twice

After sweeping the regular season series against St. Lawrence and compiling a perfect overtime record, the men’s hockey team found itself in two overtime games against the Saints in the first round of the ECAC playoffs March 5-6 at Ingalls Rink. While they overcame deficits in both games, the Bulldogs were unable to find the […]

Elis look to sin vs. Saints

The real season begins tonight. The men’s hockey team will open ECAC postseason play this weekend at Ingalls Rink. The seventh seed Bulldogs (12-17-0, 10-12-0 ECAC), who dropped the last five contests of the regular season, hope to get back on the winning track when they host tenth seed St. Lawrence (11-19-6, 7-12-3) in a […]

W. lax nets first win of the season

Both the Yale women’s lacrosse team and the New Hampshire team had lost their season openers. Yesterday at Johnson Field, however, it looked as if neither team wanted to lose another game ever again. After jumping out to an early 8-0 lead, the Bulldogs (1-1) had to withstand a strong second half rally by New […]

Elis unable to emerge from slump

When a team is mired in a slump, nothing goes its way; losing becomes common and winning rare. Having dropped seven of their last eight games and five straight, the men’s ice hockey team, which starts postseason play this coming weekend, simply needs to get the taste of winning back into its mouth. Such a […]

Hockey chases solid third period

Having dropped five of their last six games due in large part to their third period defensive woes, the Bulldogs are in search of a complete game. Going into the final frame Friday, the Elis were tied with the University of Vermont, and entering the third on Saturday, the Bulldogs trailed Dartmouth by one goal. […]

Penalty killers score big

In hockey, it is always a tough task to kill a penalty. To score a goal with one less skater than the opposition is a rare sight. This season, the men’s ice hockey team has managed to score 17 shorthanded points on eight goals, two of which came in a 3-1 victory over No. 15 […]

Elis slide for 100 min.

The men’s ice hockey team started off the weekend with a bang, scoring four goals in the opening frame against Harvard. However, the Elis were only able to muster two more goals the rest of the weekend against tight defense and excellent goaltending. Harvard was expected to be one of the top teams in the […]

Fateful games arrive for Elis

The Yale men’s ice hockey team (11-10-0, 9-5-0 ECAC) defends “the Whale” this weekend in two crucial conference games while looking to continue its six-game winning streak. Friday, the Bulldogs host arch-rival Harvard (8-11-2, 6-8-1 ECAC), a game that will be shown live on national television. The following night, ECAC frontrunners No. 12 Brown (12-5-4, […]

Men’s hockey looks to repeat close victories

The men’s ice hockey team (9-10-0, 7-5-0 ECAC) resumes conference action this weekend, traveling first to St. Lawrence (8-14-4, 4-7-1 ECAC) and then to Clarkson (10-9-5, 5-5-2 ECAC) — two teams the Bulldogs have already toppled at home this season. After losing a scrimmage to the U.S. Under-18 Team, the Elis are looking to continue […]

M. hockey resorts to fistacuffs vs. USA

What was only a scrimmage turned into a heated battle the produced 182 penalty minutes. Riding a four-game winning streak, the men’s ice hockey team (9-10, 7-5 ECAC) hosted the Under-18 USA National Team (18-15-3) Saturday at Ingalls Rink, coming up short, 5-4. “Coach has been telling us to play more physical and finish our […]

M. hockey flabbergasts No. 7 New Hampshire

After losing 5-2 to Nebraska-Omaha (6-13-3) and 2-1 to Niagara (11-9-2) in the 2003 Wells Fargo Denver Cup, the men’s hockey team (8-10, 7-5 ECAC) captured its first non-conference victory, shocking seventh ranked University of New Hampshire 3-2. “It really was a great win — kids worked hard and battled and Josh was terrific in […]