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Winter Sports Roundup – Men’s Hockey

March 20, 2006 • 857
After watching their fantastic January turn into a winless February, the men’s hockey team had low expectations heading into March. But entering their first-round playoff series against Union, the Elis embraced their underdog status and shined. The No. 11 seed Bulldogs stole two games on the road against heavily favored No. 6 Union to advance »
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M. hockey enters postseason

March 3, 2006 • 0
After momentarily grabbing attention as a possible league threat, the men’s hockey team is back to its familiar unassuming role in the ECAC. But with the playoffs approaching, anonymity may be just what the Bulldogs need. The Elis (8-18-3, 6-14-2 ECACHL) travel to Union (16-14-6, 9-9-4) for a best-of-three series in the first round of »
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Elis stumble at home

February 27, 2006 • 0
Coming into this weekend series, the men’s hockey team had high hopes. The final home stand of the season gave the Bulldogs an opportunity to regain momentum before the playoffs. And for the seniors, it offered the chance to skate off Ingalls Rink one more time on a high note. But as the final buzzer »
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Bulldogs play key league contests

February 24, 2006 • 0
While the last two games of the men’s hockey regular season may not dramatically change the league standings, Yale’s final homestand is full of playoff implications. After a tough road trip, the Bulldogs (8-16-3, 6-12-2 ECACHL) return home to Ingalls Rink for the season finales against Quinnipiac (16-15-1, 7-12-1) and Princeton (9-16-2, 6-12-2) this weekend. »
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Bulldogs continue losing streak

February 20, 2006 • 0
Staff reporter Just two weeks ago, the men’s hockey team was eyeing a first-round bye in the ECAC playoffs. But after the latest pair of setbacks in a string of losses, the Bulldogs will not even have a single home postseason game. On Friday, the Elis (8-16-3, 6-12-2 ECAC) built an early lead over Clarkson »
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M. hockey will try to snap recent losing streak

February 17, 2006 • 0
The men’s hockey team’s freefall in the ECAC standings couldn’t have come at a worst time. But with four crucial games left, the Elis have a chance to stay afloat in the playoff race. The Bulldogs (8-14-3, 6-10-2 ECACHL) look to stop their recent skid when they travel to Clarkson (14-13-2, 7-9-2) and St. Lawrence »
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February 13, 2006 • 0
Although the men’s hockey team heated up the ice last month, the Bulldogs have run into a February storm. The Elis (8-14-3, 6-10-2 ECACHL) dropped a hard-fought game at RPI (12-14-4, 6-7-4), 2-1, on Friday before being outperformed by Union (15-11-6, 8-6-4), 5-1, on the next night. Yale has dropped three straight ECAC games, and »
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Men’s hockey seeks to end inconsistency

February 10, 2006 • 0
The men’s hockey team is struggling with a case of deja vu. It seemed like just yesterday that the Bulldogs used two wins against Union and RPI to launch themselves into the top half of the ECAC. But after a rough two weeks, Yale again finds itself looking up at the two teams from upstate »
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Men’s hockey looks to halt Big Green streak

February 3, 2006 • 0
Yale isn’t used to being behind Dartmouth in anything. Whether it’s sports, academics or social life, Yalies have become accustomed to besting their counterparts at Hanover. But if that’s the case, someone needs to remind the Dartmouth men’s hockey team, because they haven’t gotten the memo. The Bulldogs (7-11-3, 6-7-2 ECACHL) hope to restore order »
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January 30, 2006 • 1
Based on this weekend’s scores, the men’s hockey team still has some work to do. But if the weekend proved anything, it is that the Elis more than deserve to be mentioned in the same breath as the league leaders and the national elite. The Bulldogs (7-11-3, 6-7-2 ECACHL) dropped an overtime heartbreaker to heavily »
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January 27, 2006 • 0
Despite the men’s hockey team’s recent success, skepticism remains even among the most loyal of fans. And while their seven-game league unbeaten streak is definitely putting the Elis back on the hockey map, the general consensus is that the ride will come to an abrupt halt this weekend in New York against the class of »
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January 23, 2006 • 0
By Winston Hsiao Staff reporter When the final buzzer sounded in Saturday’s men’s hockey game, rookie goalie Alec Richards ’09 couldn’t help but do a little dance as his teammates mobbed him in front of the net. And while Richards’ celebration may have raised a few eyebrows in the Yale stands, the historical implications of »