Category Archives: Conference Tournaments
The ECAC quarterfinals progressed rather quietly with all four top seeds winning their series. Only Princeton needed the extra game to do so.
The Hockey East quarterfinals are best of three series played at the home school of the top seeds. The semifinals and finals are single-elimination games played at a predetermined site. This year’s tournament will be played in Boston at Boston University.
The ECAC quarterfinals are best of three series played at the home school of the top seeds. The semifinals and finals are single-elimination games played at the site of the conference’s regular season Champion, Clarkson, the following weekend.
The most notable takeaway from the quarterfinals weekend was Minnesota-Duluth’s upset of Bemidji State. That’s likely the end of the road for the Beavers who won’t catch Princeton in the PairWise Rankings. It’s a disappointing finish for a solid senior class.
Boston College and Northeastern won blowout sweeps over their opponents while Boston University and Connecticut struggled. It looks like the Eagles and Huskies are on a collision course for the finals. Not those Huskies, the other Huskies.
The opening weekend for the ECAC Tournament was wildly entertaining. Quinnipiac struggled to beat RPI, going to overtime in both games. The 6th seeded Saints upset Princeton in overtime themselves, in large part due to an injury to Tiger defender … Continue reading
Penn State handled RIT with relative ease and Robert Morris withstood an early challenge from Lindenwood to give us a standard 1, 2, 3, 4 CHA semifinals.