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20
Mar
09

NCAA Hockey Playoff Weekend

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USCHO.com has a great PairWise Predictor for the Division I games this weekend

Division I

Atlantic Hockey

Rochester, NY

#4 Bentley vs. #1 Air Force

Air force was the number one team in the conference all year but struggled to beat Sacred Heart last weekend.  They did win 3 out 4 meetings this year.

#3 Mercyhurst vs. #2 RIT

This is an even match up however RIT won both games during the regular season.

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07
Mar
09

NESCAC Semi-Final Recap; Amherst to face Middlebury in NESCAC finals

 

 

 

 

 

Williams vs. Middlebury

In the first semifinal game that saw Williams play Middlebury, the Panthers pulled it out 4-1 behind strong goaltending from Doug Raeder and goals from unlikely sources.  Middlebury struck first midway through the first period on a excellent play from Lake Placid Native, Jamie McKenna.  The score remained that way until early in the second when the Ephs took advantage of Middlebury’s inability to break the puck out.  Middlebury’s Raeder then kept the score even by robbing a couple of point blank chances.  The third period saw Middlebury regain control of the game and put the game away with goals by Lenny Badeau and Tucker Donahue.  Badeau also added an empty net at the end to seal the game.
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05
Mar
09

ECAC East/NESCAC Playoff Previews

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Commish’s Note: Below is our inaugural NCAA hockey post brought to you none other that than the infamous LPsinpa. Although admittedly late in the season, the knowledge and understand of college hockey (D3 in particular) should more than supplement for the lack of content thus far…

ECAC East

After an amazing first round that had the top 3 seeds (Norwich, Castleton and Salem State) losing, anything could happen up in Henniker, NH this weekend. This will be the first time that ECAC east tournament will not taken place at Norwich. Instead D3 Fans, players and parents will be treated to the friendly confines of Lee Clement Arena. There are not any NCAA pool C bids at stake this weekend. The only way a team from the ECAC East will get a bid to the NCAA tourney is for them to win two games this weekend and gain an automatic qualifier.

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