Class of 2017 AnnouncedThe Yale men’s hockey program has restocked its shelves after graduating six seniors who helped the Bulldogs win the 2012-13 national championship. Eight new locker plates have been made for the Class of 2017, which includes five forwards, two goalies and a defenseman.
Yale-Harvard At MSG on Jan. 11The two Ancient rivals skated against each other 237 times in games contested at eight different cities. The first meeting of 2014, which brings the Yale and Harvard men’s hockey teams back to the city of the first game in 1900, should have the most fans to ever see the historic rivalry. That’s because it’s being billed as “The Rivalry On Ice” and the non-league contest, which airs live on NBC Sports Network, will be played at Madison Square Garden on Jan. 11.
Miller Named 2013 Mallory Award RecipientThe captain of the first Yale hockey team to win a national championship, Andrew Miller, has been named the winner of the 2013 William Neely Mallory Award, the most prestigious athletic award given to a senior male at Yale.
Bulldogs Celebrate Championship at Team BanquetThe national championship celebration continued today with a salute to the Class of 2013. Almost 300 people celebrated the Frozen Four title and the six senior leaders at the 2012-13 Yale Men’s Hockey Team Banquet at the Yale Commons presented by the Yale Hockey Association.
Root Named CaptainJesse Root led his team with three goals in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, now he is the elected leader of the 2013-14 Yale men’s hockey team. Root was named captain after a team vote on Wednesday afternoon at the Ray Tompkins House.
Yale Mourns Passing of Tim Taylor“His passion for the game as a student and a teacher was intoxicating. You couldn’t be a hockey player and not take something positive from his study and enthusiasm for the game,” said former Yale, Olympic and NHL star Bob Brooke ’83 reflecting on his college coach, Tim Taylor, who passed away last weekend at the age of 71 after a long battle with cancer.
Miller Takes HCA AwardThe last of the hockey season awards was announced today, and it was only appropriate that the leader of the national championship team should receive the national honor. Yale senior Andrew Miller, who led the Bulldogs to their first Frozen Four title, has been named the Hockey Commissioners’ Association National Division I Player of the Month for March/April.
Miller, Malcolm Earn ECAC AwardsAndrew Miller and Jeff Malcolm, who spearheaded Yale’s national championship run, picked up additional honors today as they were named ECAC Hockey player and goalie of the month. The two seniors, fresh off the Frozen Four Title at Pittsburgh, put together some impressive statistics during March and early April to grab the final conference awards of the 2012-13 season.
Yale Captain Signs With OilersAndrew Miller, the captain who led the Yale hockey team to its first national title just a week ago in Pittsburgh, has signed a one-year entry level contract with the Edmonton Oilers, according to their general manager Craig MacTavish.
Laganiere Signs With DucksAntoine Laganiere, the senior Yale hockey forward who helped the Bulldogs win a 2013 national championship last weekend, has agreed to terms as a free-agent with the Anaheim Ducks. It’s a two-year, entry-level contract.
Yale Celebrates National TitleThe ice at Ingalls Rink is normally long-since melted and the building is typically empty. But today, more than 1,000 fans were at the Whale to celebrate the Yale men’s hockey team’s 2013 national championship.
YALE WINS NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPWhen Yale head coach Keith Allain '80 addressed the media at the 2009 NCAA East Regional, he spoke of his team's goal of winning a national championship. At that point, the Bulldogs had only been to the NCAA Tournament twice since 1952, so it's safe to say that not many in attendance that day took Allain's comment seriously.
Student Tickets For NCAA Championship Game Available At Ticket Office At Ray Tompkins HouseYale Athletics has been able to arrange for an additional block of student tickets to Saturday’s NCAA men’s hockey championship game. Single student tickets can be purchased today at a special rate of $50 on a first-come, first-served basis at the Yale Athletics Ticket Office at Ray Tompkins House. You must present your Yale ID to purchase your ticket. The President’s Office and the Yale College Dean’s Office will provide round-trip bus transportation free of charge to students who purchase tickets. Buses will depart New Haven early on Saturday and return after the game; details will be provided to ticket holders.
Miller Named CCM All-AmericaThe American Hockey Coaches Association announced the 2012-13 CCM Hockey All-Americans today at the Frozen Four and Yale senior forward Andrew Miller was a second-team East selection. Miller and his teammates play for a national title against Quinnipiac tomorrow night at the Consol Energy Center.
Bulldogs, UML in Frozen 4 Semi ThursdayThe Yale men's hockey team, coming off wins over a pair of national powers at the West Regional, takes on an Eastern powerhouse in its first national semifinal contest in 61 years. The Bulldogs (20-12-3) and UMass Lowell (28-10-2) meet at 4:30 p.m. on April 11 in the first game of the 2013 Frozen Four at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. The contest airs live on ESPN2 and on AM-1340 (WYBC).
Miller OT Goal Sends Yale To Title GameThe Bulldogs will play a hockey game Saturday night here in Steel Town to determine the 2012-13 men’s national championship. Yale earned that opportunity after captain Andrew Miller scored at 6:59 of overtime for a 3-2 win over No. 2 UMass Lowell in the first semifinal of the 2013 Frozen Four at the Consol Energy Center.
Busy Wednesday in PittsburghThe Bulldogs were busy on Wednesday preparing to face the nation's hottest team, UMass Lowell, in tomorrow's Frozen Four Semifinal. However, Yale did have to take care of some media obligations before and after its 60-minute skate on the new ice at Consol Energy Center.
Bulldogs Arrive in Steel TownThe Yale hockey team's first trip to Pittsburgh since 1925 went smoothly on a hot Tuesday afternoon following its final skate of the season at Ingalls Rink.
Allain a Finalist for Penrose AwardKeith Allain '80, Yale's Malcolm G. Chace Head Coach of Hockey, has been named one of the seven finalists for the Spencer Penrose Award, given by the American Hockey Coaches Association to the top coach in Division I men's hockey.
Frozen 4 Discount Announced For StudentsThe Yale Athletics Department has a discounted ticket price for Yale students interested in attending the Frozen Four, where the Yale hockey team takes on UMass Lowell in next Thursdayâs first semifinal.
Offensive Explosion Gets Blue to Frozen 4If yesterday’s win over top-ranked Minnesota was a giant step toward a national championship, today’s come-from-behind, 4-1 NCAA West Regional Final win over North Dakota that sent the Bulldogs to their first Frozen Four is the current cornerstone for the men’s hockey program.
Bulldogs, Gophers in Friday's West RegionalThe Yale men’s hockey team makes its sixth NCAA Hockey Tournament appearance as the No. 4 seed at the West Regional in Grand Rapids, Mich. The No. 15 Bulldogs (18-12-3) face top seed University of Minnesota (26-8-5), No. 1/2 in the polls, at 2 p.m. EDT on Friday at Van Andel Arena. The contest airs live on ESPNU. This is the second straight game - the third overall this season - that Yale has faced a No. 1 ranked team.
Root OT Goal Puts Yale in West FinaleThe Yale men’s hockey team took one more giant step towards its goal of winning a national championship today when Jesse Root scored nine seconds into overtime in the opening semifinal of the NCAA West Regional. The No. 15 Bulldogs defeated top-ranked Minnesota, 3-2, to move within a game of the 2013 Frozen Four.
Bulldogs Prepare for GophersHaving to go West for the national tournament might be a good thing for the Yale men’s hockey team. The Bulldogs, who face No. 1/2 ranked Minnesota on Friday afternoon at 2 in the West Regional semifinal, are enjoying the new surroundings of this Midwestern city and the Van Andel Arena.
Bulldogs Heading to West RegionalThe Yale men’s hockey team will compete in its fourth NCAA Hockey Tournament in the last five years this week at the West Regional. The Bulldogs found out tonight they had made the 2013 tournament by watching the selection show broadcast on ESPNU. The Elis (18-12-3) are the No. 4 seed in the West Regional and face top seed University of Minnesota (26-8-5) at 2 p.m. EDT on Friday at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Mich. The regional semifinal airs live on ESPNU.
Yale Falls 3-0 To Top Ranked BobcatsThe Bulldogs ran into a pair of Hobey Baker candidate goalies this weekend and did not catch any breaks in a pair of losses. Today, the current candidate for the top prize in college hockey, Eric Hartzell, stopped all 30 shots and three different teammates scored as No. 1/2 Quinnipiac defeated No. 10/11 Yale 3-0 in the third-place contest of the 2013 ECAC Championship at Boardwalk Hall.
Yale Takes on Union in ECAC SemiThe last Yale-Union meeting in the post season seven years ago was a historic event, five overtimes in the longest NCAA men’s game ever. The No. 11 Bulldogs (18-10-3), winners of five straight, and No. 18 Dutchmen (19-12-5), the defending conference tournament champions, meet on Friday at 7:30 p.m. in the second semifinal of the ECAC Hockey Championship Weekend at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. Both semifin als and the championship game air live on Fox College Sports (Atlantic). All four games can be seen on americaonesports.com. All Yale games can be heard on WYBC (AM-1340) and wybcx.com.
Yale Drops Semi Against Union“I know we are a better hockey team than what you saw tonight,” said Keith Allain ’80, Yale’s Malcolm G. Chace Head Coach of Hockey, after his No. 10/11 Bulldogs fell 5-0 to No. 18 Union in the second ECAC Hockey Semifinal at Boardwalk Hall.
Miller Named First-Team All-ECACOnly five Yale players have ever been two-time, first-team All-ECAC selections since the award’s inception in 1962. The current Bulldog captain, senior Andrew Miller, just joined the special club, while junior Kenny Agostino earned second-team honors and Ryan Obuchowski made the conference all-rookie squad as the 2012-13 All-ECAC Hockey Team was announced during the championship weekend reception at Trump Plaza Hotel.
Bulldogs Headed to Atlantic CityThe Bulldogs will make their third trip to the conference tournament championship weekend in five seasons thanks to an all-around dominating performance in the best-of-three ECAC Hockey Quarterfinals at Ingalls Rink. No. 13 Yale got goals from three different players and limited the opposition to 17 shots in a 3-0 win over St. Lawrence to advance to the semifinals next Friday night at Atlantic City, N.J.
SLU-Yale in ECAC Series This WeekendThe Yale men’s hockey team hosts St. Lawrence in a 2013 ECAC Tournament Quarterfinal Series on March 15-17 at Ingalls Rink. The best-of-three set against the Saints includes all 7 p.m. starts and airs live on America One Sports. The winner advances to the ECAC Championship Weekend at Atlantic City. The Bulldogs (16-10-3) earned the No. 3 seed and the first-round bye by winning its last three games, while the Saints (18-14-4) advanced to the quarterfinals by winning the first two games of the first-round series against Colgate.
Bulldogs Take Game 1There was no rust on the Bulldog hockey machine after a bye in the first round of the ECAC playoffs. Andrew Miller had two goals and two assists, while his linemates Jesse Root and Kenny Agostino added a goal and two assists in No. 13 Yale’s 6-1 win over St. Lawrence in the first game of the best-of-three, quarterfinal series at Ingalls Rink.
Miller Named Ivy Player of YearHe’s been dishing out pucks for four seasons and has accumulated the second most assists in school history. Today, Yale men’s hockey captain Andrew Miller (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) was served the 2012-13 Ivy League Player of the Year Award. He was one of five Bulldogs to earn All-Ivy League honors after the head coaches voted earlier this week.
Bulldogs To Host ECAC Series March 15-17The Yale men’s hockey team will host a 2013 ECAC Tournament Quarterfinal Series on March 15-17 at Ingalls Rink. The best-of-three set, against an opponent to be determined after this weekend’s first round, will likely have 7 p.m. starts and airs live on America One Sports. This series marks the last games at the Whale this season; the winner advances to the ECAC Championship Weekend at Atlantic City. Tickets for Yale’s quarterfinal games are available by calling (203) 432.1400 or by clicking here. Yale finished third in the ECAC Standings and is the No. 3 seed, behind Quinnipiac and Rensselaer.
Blue Beats Cornell 2-1The Yale men’s hockey team, winners of three straight games, has earned a bye in the first round of the ECAC Tournament after registering a 2-1 win over Cornell before a packed house at Ingalls Rink on the final day of the regular season.
Bye On The Line During Senior WeekendEight teams are competing for three remaining ECAC Hockey Tournament byes with one weekend left in the regular season. The Bulldogs, tied for fourth and already having clinched a home playoff series, are among the pack looking to get a pass through the first round. Yale hosts two other teams jostling for home ice when Colgate and Cornell come to town for Senior Weekend at the Whale and a pair of 7 p.m. face-offs on Friday and Saturday.