The Yale Bulldogs faced a big challenge heading into the barn of the second ranked team in the country today in the ECAC Quarterfinals at Clarkson. The Golden Knights proved too much in a 10-1 victory.
The Yale Bulldogs head up to New York this weekend for ECAC Hockey post-season play after a strong regular season. The Elis are the No. 8 seed and face first-place Clarkson, the nation's No. 2 ranked squad.
Going into Saturday’s matinee against the Quinnipiac Bobcats, the Yale Bulldogs needed one more win. With Rensselaer one point behind eighth seeded Yale in the ECAC standings, and only one game left to play, a Bulldogs victory would clinch playoff hockey.
The Yale Bulldogs took a few good punches on the chin against the Princeton Tigers on Friday night, and delivered a few of their own. However, it was Princeton that ended up on top, winning by a 4-1 final score.
After a weekend against two ranked foes on the road, the Yale Bulldogs (9-12-14, 7-9-2 ECAC) will be dealing with round two. Friday night, Yale travels to sixth ranked Cornell before battling fourth ranked Colgate on Saturday afternoon.
The Hockey Humanitarian Award Foundation today announced the five finalists for the 2018 Hockey Humanitarian Award, which is presented annually to college hockey’s “finest citizen” for leadership in community service.
Despite a formidable foe in the defending national champions, in their barn, the Yale Bulldogs did not let up. A close battle on Saturday afternoon just evaded the Bulldogs’ grasp however as the second ranked Clarkson Golden Knights took a 2-1 win.
After being named ECAC Goaltender of the Week at the end of January, Gianna Meloni was not done. The league office announced Thursday that Meloni was named ECAC Goaltender of the Month for January after posting a 5-0-0 record.
Despite below freezing temperatures outside Ingalls Rink on Friday night, the Yale Bulldogs stayed warm as they have been all of January. There wasn’t any snow outside, but inside was all white as the Bulldogs froze the Harvard Crimson 3-2 during the annual White Out For Mandi game.
After a close victory for the Yale Bulldogs Thursday night over the Brown Bears, Yale knew it needed to play even better Saturday afternoon. With Greta Skarzynski, Mallory Souliotis and Gianna Meloni leading the charge Thursday night, it only made sense for them to run the game again for the Bulldogs.
Conference points don’t come easily in ECAC Hockey, so an opportunity to jump a place in the standings with a win over your travel partner is big. The Yale women’s hockey team jumped all over that opportunity tonight at Ingalls Rink with a 4-2 win over Brown.
As the season winds down, the Yale Bulldogs have eyes on the ECAC playoffs and the Ivy League Standings. This Thursday and Saturday, two big games against the Brown Bears present a double edged sword of chances.
After starting 2018 with back to back shutout wins, the Yale Bulldogs couldn’t continue their magic against Princeton on Saturday afternoon. The Tigers and Bulldogs battled all game long, but Princeton took a close 3-0 win.
Just a week and a half ago, goalie Tera Hofmann led the Yale Bulldogs to a 1-0 win over local rival Quinnipiac. Friday night, first year goaltender Gianna Meloni followed suit with a 40 save shutout of her own in a 2-0 Yale win over Quinnipiac.
After opening 2018 with a non-conference win over the Quinnipiac Bobcats, the Yale Bulldogs head back into ECAC play on Friday and Saturday. Yale hits the road to play at Quinnipiac and against the Princeton Tigers as the Bulldogs looks to climb the conference standings.