2013-14 Yale Men's Ice Hockey News
May 16, 2014
Q&A With Brian O’Neill ’12
It’s been three seasons since the kid from Yardley, Pa., was flying around Ingalls Rink creating havoc for opponents at both ends of the rink. Ask anyone who knows Yale, ECAC or even college hockey and they will tell you about former Yale men’s hockey star Brian O’Neill ’12. The former Bulldog captain, currently a member of the AHL Manchester Monarchs (LA Kings), sat down with Yale Sports Publicity Director Steve Conn to discuss his professional career and reflect on his days in New Haven.
May 14, 2014
Bulldogs Introduce 5 Newcomers
Kenny Agostino, Jesse Root and Gus Young don their caps and gowns this weekend while five new members of the Yale men’s hockey team prepare to enter the class of 2018.
April 24, 2014
YHA Awards Handed Out
The Yale men’s hockey team wrapped up its 2013-14 season while honoring its three seniors at tonight’s team banquet held inside Widdy’s Restaurant at the Course at Yale.
April 24, 2014
Fallen Named New Captain
Tommy Fallen, who ranks fifth on the school’s career goals list for defensemen, has been named captain of the 2014-15 Yale men’s hockey team. It was announced tonight at the team banquet.
April 12, 2014
Yale Banner Hangs at Frozen Four
There’s a new banner hanging from the rafters at the NCAA’s Frozen Four and it reads: YALE, National Champions, 2013.
March 29, 2014
Yale's NCAA Regional a Big Success
Over 13,000 fans came to Webster Bank Arena while a national TV audience also watched on ESPNU and ESPN2 as Yale hosted the two-day 2014 men's hockey NCAA East Regional this weekend.
March 20, 2014
Root Earns “Best Defensive Forward” in ECAC
The premier defensive forward in ECAC Hockey was also his team’s top scorer. Jesse Root, the first Yale player to earn this conference honor, was named “Best Defensive Forward” today.
March 18, 2014
Root Signs With AHL Bridgeport
Yale’s 2013-14 team captain is taking his leadership skills to the next level. Jesse Root has signed a deal for a tryout with the American Hockey League’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers.
March 17, 2014
Agostino Signs With Calgary
The Calgary Flames announced today that Kenny Agostino, Yale’s high-scoring forward, has signed a two-year, entry-level contract.
March 15, 2014
Bobcats Take Series
Their hopes for an ECAC Hockey Championship were dashed by No. 6 ranked Quinnipiac, but the Bulldogs put up a great fight in game two of the quarterfinal playoff series, a 5-3 decision, at High Point Solutions Arena.
March 14, 2014
Bulldogs Drop Game 1
The nice thing about a best-of-three series is you have an opportunity to erase a bad night by coming back the next day. The No. 16 Yale men’s hockey team has that chance Saturday night after dropping a 6-2 decision to No. 6 ranked Quinnipiac in the first game of the ECAC Quarterfinal Playoffs at High Point Solutions Arena.
March 13, 2014
Senior Trio Looks to Add to Success
How do you compare success when ranking the best classes in the history of Yale hockey? Do you look at total victories, or are total championships more important? Maybe the most significant variable in determining the most successful class of Bulldogs is a season concluding with a victory, but not in a consolation contest.
March 11, 2014
Battle of The County in ECAC Playoffs
The Yale men’s hockey team, in the ECAC Hockey Quarterfinals for the sixth straight season, faces a familiar foe in the best-of-three playoff series that opens Friday night. The No. 16 Bulldogs (17-9-5) take on No. 6/7 Quinnipiac (22-8-6) at 7 p.m. at High Point Solutions Arena in a contest airing live on America ONE Sports and on WYBC AM-1340 (wybcx.com).
March 10, 2014
Bulldogs Enjoy White House
It took almost exactly 11 months to happen, but it was worth every day of the wait for the Yale men’s hockey team, the 2013 NCAA Champions. The Bulldogs, who took the Frozen Four title at Pittsburgh last April, were honored today at the White House as part of its national champions day.
March 10, 2014
Lyon Named Goalie of Week
Alex Lyon, who stopped 42 of 43 shots during a first-round playoff series sweep of Harvard on March 7 and 8, was named ECAC Hockey Goalie of the Week today.
March 9, 2014
Bulldogs-Bobcats in ECAC Quarters
The Yale men’s hockey team, the No. 6 seed in the ECAC Hockey Tournament, will face No. 3 seed Quinnipiac in a best-of-three quarterfinal series. The Bulldogs, coming off a sweep of Harvard in last week’s first-round series, play the Bobcats in game one on Friday at 7 pm.
March 9, 2014
Root, Agostino Make All-ECAC Team
Two of Yale’s three seniors were honored today as All-ECAC Hockey selections. Jesse Root (Pittsburgh, Pa.) made the second team while Kenny Agostino (Flanders, NJ) was a third-team pick.
March 8, 2014
Bulldogs Advance to Quarterfinals
Thirty-eight seconds in the third period was the time it took to decide the first-round ECAC playoff series at Ingalls Rink. The No. 15 Yale men’s hockey team, trailing by a goal, scored twice in that span to beat Harvard 2-1 and take the best-of-three series in straight games.
March 7, 2014
Bulldogs Take Opening Game of Series
Shutouts are hard to come by in post-season play, even tougher for freshman making their playoff debut. Alex Lyon stopped all 24 shots and his No. 15 Yale hockey team got scoring from four different players in a 4-0 win over Harvard on opening night of the first round of the ECAC Playoffs.
March 7, 2014
Bulldogs Going to White House
The Yale men’s hockey team will be with President Obama on Monday afternoon as the White House hosts the 2012-2013 NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Champions on the South Lawn.
March 6, 2014
5 Bulldogs Make All-Ivy
Five Yale players earned All-Ivy League honors today as the ECAC Hockey Playoffs begin with first-round, best-of-three series at campus arenas. Captain Jesse Root was a first-team pick, while Kenny Agostino, Gus Young and Rob O’Gara earned second-team honors. Alex Lyon, who earned Ivy League co-Rookie of the Year, was honorable mention all-league.
March 3, 2014
ECAC 1st Round Playoffs at Whale This Weekend
The Yale men’s hockey team hosts Harvard this weekend at Ingalls Rink in a best-of-three ECAC first-round playoff series. The March 7-9 games, which determines who advances to the quarterfinal round, are each 7 p.m. starts that can be seen on America One and heard live on WYBC-AM 1340. The Bulldogs (15-9-5, 10-8-4 ECAC), coming off a 5-0 win at home over Rensselaer on Saturday, finished tied for fifth in the conference standings. The 11th place Crimson (10-15-4, 6-12-4) comes to the Whale after splitting a road trip.
March 1, 2014
Blue Ends Regular Season With 5-0 Win
Yale seniors Jesse Root, Gus Young and Kenny Agostino got to celebrate their last home regular season game the best way, with a dominating win. Five different players hit the net and Alex Lyon earned the shutout as the No. 14 Bulldogs beat Rensselaer 5-0 before a sellout crowd at Ingalls Rink.
March 1, 2014
Harvard-Yale in ECAC Playoffs
The Yale men’s hockey team hosts Harvard this coming weekend at Ingalls Rink in a best-of-three ECAC first-round playoff series. The March 7-9 games are each 7 p.m. starts that can be seen on America One and heard live on WYBC-AM 1340.
February 28, 2014
No. 3 Union Takes 2-0 Decision
The Bulldogs threw everything they had at Union goalie Colin Stevens, including 49 shots on goal, the most allowed this season by the No. 3 ranked Dutchmen. No. 14 Yale gave up early tallies in the first and third period and fell 2-0 to the 2013-14 Cleary Cup Champions before a sellout crowd at Ingalls Rink on the second-to-last night of the regular season.
February 26, 2014
Total Mortgage Spotlight Athlete of the Week: Kenny Agostino
The Yale men’s hockey team breathed a sigh of relief when Kenny Agostino decided to return for his final season as a Bulldog. In 2010, Agostino was drafted in the fifth round (140th overall) of the NHL Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins, and has since been traded from Pittsburgh to the Calgary Flames. Currently, he is looking to close out the regular season strong for the Yale Bulldogs as they take on Union and RPI this weekend. Kenny Agostino is this week’s Total Mortgage Spotlight Athlete of the Week.
February 24, 2014
Last Regular Season Weekend is Union, RPI
It’s the last weekend of the 2013-14 regular season, and the Yale men’s hockey team (14-8-5, 9-7-4 ECAC) is trying to earn a bye next week for the first round of the ECAC Tournament while grabbing credentials for the NCAA Tournament selection committee. The Bulldogs host 2013-14 Cleary Cup Champion Union (22-6-4, 16-3-1) on Friday and Rensselaer (13-13-6, 7-8-5) on Saturday at Ingalls Rink in 7 p.m. face-offs that can be viewed on the Ivy League Digital Network and heard on WYBC-AM 1340.
February 22, 2014
3-Point Weekend Ends With OT Tie at Hanover
The No. 14 Yale men’s hockey team erased a 2-0 deficit in the second period to get its third point of the weekend with a 3-3 overtime tie against Dartmouth. The result keeps the Elis, who beat Harvard on Friday, in fifth place, two points out of fourth in the race for the final conference playoff bye with one weekend left.
February 21, 2014
Root Leads Yale To Win at Harvard
Jesse Root wanted to talk about defense after his No. 14 Bulldogs registered a 5-2 win over Harvard in ECAC Hockey action at Bright-Landry Center. The Yale captain, who was equally important at the other end of the rink, tallied two goals and assisted on another in an important road and rivalry game that moved the Elis into fifth place by a point.
February 18, 2014
Jesse Root, Yale's Top Dog
He was a junior who scored the game-winning goals at both NCAA Regional games that sent his team to a national championship in his hometown. Shortly after all that, he was elected captain of the following team. How does Jesse Root live up to the expectations in 2013-14?
February 17, 2014
Bulldogs Finishing Season Road Slate
The Bulldogs, hoping to earn a first-round playoff bye, are on the road for the second-to-last weekend of regular season play with games at Harvard and Dartmouth. Friday night at the Bright Center, No. 14 Yale (13-8-4, 8-7-3) takes on the Crimson before the Elis head to Thompson Arena for a Saturday contest against the Big Green. Both games are 7:00 face-offs that can be viewed on the Ivy League Digital Network.
February 15, 2014
Yale Gets 3 Shorthanders in Win
It’s possible that a Yale hockey team has never had three shorthanded goals in a game… until tonight. Princeton had five power-play chances and the No. 13 Bulldogs scored on three of them in a 7-5 ECAC Hockey win before another sellout at Ingalls Rink.
February 14, 2014
Bobcats Take 4-0 Game
The final score, 4-0, was a familiar one for both sides. This, however, was Quinnipiac’s turn. Four different players found the net and Michael Garteig stopped all 33 shots as the No. 4 Bobcats took the ECAC Hockey game with No. 13 Yale before a sellout crowd at Ingalls Rink.
February 10, 2014
Yale Hosts Neighbor, Old Rival
The second-to-last weekend of regular season play at Ingalls Rink features Quinnipiac and Princeton squaring off against Yale (12-7-4, 7-6-3) as teams jostle for position in the ECAC standings. The No. 13 Bulldogs host the No. 4 Bobcats (20-5-5, 10-3-3) on Friday in a contest pitting the two 2013 NCAA finalists that airs on CPTV. The Elis and Tigers (4-19, 3-13) play Saturday. Both face-offs on Yale’s Alumni Weekend are 7 p.m. and can be seen on the Ivy Digital Network and heard on AM-1340.
February 9, 2014
Yale Hockey Feature: Kenny Agostino
No active college player had been part of an NHL transaction featuring a hall of fame caliber player until Kenny Agostino had his rights traded from Pittsburgh to Calgary on March 27, 2013, in a deal that included Flames captain Jarome Iginla being sent to the Penguins.
February 8, 2014
Union Takes 5-3 Decision
wo points from a difficult weekend set in the Capital District is productive, but the No 13 Yale men’s hockey team was looking for more. That would have taken an outstanding 60 minutes against first place and No. 4 ranked Union. The Bulldogs had a 2-1 lead but surrendered four straight on the way to a 5-3 loss before a sellout crowd at Achilles Center.
February 7, 2014
Doherty OT Goal Nets Yale 3-2 Win
Mike Doherty missed the last five games with an injury but put an exclamation point on his return to the lineup tonight. The freshman winger found the net 59 seconds into overtime to give the No. 13 Yale men’s hockey team a 3-2 win over Rensselaer at Houston Field House.
February 4, 2014
Agostino, Root on Walter Brown List
The best American-born college hockey players competing in New England were selected yesterday by the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston as semifinalists for the 62nd annual Walter Brown Award. Yale senior forwards Jesse Root and Kenny Agostino were two of the six ECAC skaters on the list.
February 3, 2014
Looking To Capitalize On A Weekend
The Bulldogs are back on the road in the ECAC with a weekend set in the Capital District. No. 13 Yale (11-6-4, 6-5-3) is at Houston Field House to face Rensselaer (11-11-4, 5-6-3) on Friday before heading to Achilles Rink for a contest with No. 4 Union (17-6-3, 11-3-0) on Saturday. Friday’s game can be seen on RPI TV (website), while the Bulldogs-Dutchmen contest airs live on Time Warner Cable in New York and on the Union website.
February 1, 2014
PK Ignites Yale Win Over Colgate
An inspirational penalty kill was the ignition the Bulldogs needed to grab two important ECAC Hockey points. No. 13 Yale killed off six of seven power plays by No. 18 Colgate on the way to a 4-1 win before the second Ingalls Rink sellout this weekend.
January 31, 2014
Cornell Takes OT Thriller
There was a post-season tournament atmosphere and competitive feel in this classic, tussle of nationally ranked teams at a sold out Ingalls Rink. It was only fitting given the rivalry that has developed between the Blue and Red. The way it ended didn’t fit the home team.
January 28, 2014
Whale Weekend Has Ranked Red, Raiders
Two of the four hottest teams in Division I are coming to Ingalls Rink this weekend to face the No. 13 Bulldogs (10-5-4, 5-4-3 ECAC) in a conference set featuring three of the five nationally ranked ECAC squads. No. 11 Cornell (10-4-5, 6-3-4) and No. 18 Colgate (13-9-3, 9-3-1) both bring seven-game unbeaten streaks into the weekend as teams are battling with post-season aspirations in mind. Both games are at 7 p.m. and can be seen on the Ivy Digital Network and heard on WYBC (AM-1340).
January 27, 2014
Senior Feature: Gus Young
Gus Young is one of four college varsity sport athletes who have played defense… in his immediate family. That’s right, from one house, in Dedham, Mass., came a father and three sons who were all defenseman. Three were hockey players and one was a football/wrestler, and three attended different Ivy League schools.
January 25, 2014
Bulldogs Power Past Bears 6-0
It was a special night for the Bulldog special teams with two important ECAC Hockey points on the line in the second of a home-and-home conference travel partner series before a sellout crowd at Ingalls Rink. No. 10 Yale scored a season-high four power-play goals on the way to a 6-0 win over Brown.
January 24, 2014
Bears Take Round One of Weekend Series
Brown broke open a 1-1 game with two quick goals in the third period on the way to a 3-1 ECAC Hockey win over Yale at Meehan Auditorium in the first of a home-and-home, weekend series with its conference travel partner.
January 24, 2014
Total Mortgage Spotlight Athlete of the Week: John Hayden
The Yale men’s hockey team had high expectations for youngster John Hayden, and he has yet to disappoint. After leading Yale to a 4-2 victory over St. Lawrence this past weekend, Hayden has earned this week’s Total Mortgage Spotlight Athlete of the Week.
January 21, 2014
Hayden Earns 2 ECAC Honors
Yale forward John Hayden (Greenwich, Conn.) has been named ECAC Hockey Player and Rookie of the Week after a four-point weekend that helped the No. 10 Bulldogs net two points on a difficult road trip to the North Country.
January 20, 2014
Home-and-Home Series With Bears This Weekend
The Bulldogs, in the stretch run of conference play and 4-1-1 over their last six, have a home-and-home series against the travel partner from Providence. No. 8 Yale is at Brown, 4-1-2 over its last seven, Friday night before the two teams come to the Whale on Saturday. Both games are at 7 p.m. and can be seen on the Ivy Digital Network and heard on WYBC (AM-1340).
January 18, 2014
Hayden's Pair Lifts Blue over SLU
John Hayden had two goals and one assist, Jesse Root had a goal and three points and Matt Killian had a goal and an assist as the No. 8 Yale men’s hockey team skated past St. Lawrence 4-2 before 1,837 at Appleton Arena.
January 17, 2014
Lyon's Effort Can't Save Yale
The Yale unbeaten string ended at four games with a 3-2 loss to No. 14 Clarkson before 2,367 at Cheel Arena. Not even a superb, 32-save outing by freshman goalie Alex Lyon could prevent the eighth ranked Bulldogs from dropping the ECAC contest.
January 13, 2014
Yale Heading to North Country
The Bulldogs are back in school and back in conference play with a road trip to the North Country. No. 8 Yale (8-3-4, 3-2-3 ECAC), which ran its unbeaten string to four games with a win over Harvard at Madison Square Garden last weekend, takes on No. 14 Clarkson (13-7-2, 6-2-0) on Friday before facing St. Lawrence (8-10-2, 2-4-2) on Saturday. Both puck drops are 7 p.m. and can be seen on the home school’s website.
January 11, 2014
Bulldogs Blast Harvard at MSG
A ferocious fore-check, excellent goaltending and an impressive all-around team effort made the first “Rivalry On Ice” all Yale. Four Bulldogs hit the net, including a pair by Cody Learned, and Alex Lyon made 23 saves as the No. 10 ranked Elis beat Harvard 5-1 before 15,524 at Madison Square Garden.
January 6, 2014
Rivalry On Ice This Saturday Night
This Saturday at 8 p.m. in the world’s most famous arena, the Yale men’s hockey team has an opportunity to do something Bulldog teams haven’t done for 44 years, play an ancient rival on neutral ice in a big city before a big crowd. No, the Elis are not jumping on a train to Manhattan with hockey bags in hand – like they did the first time they met the archrival in the Big Apple. Two of the world’s most famous institutions get their retro fix when Yale (7-3-4) takes on Harvard (5-7-2) at Madison Square Garden in the Rivalry On Ice.
January 4, 2014
Dogs, Cats Finish 3-3
Wins against ranked Hockey East teams on the road are tough to come by. Ties are likely viewed as a positive unless you had three leads and ended up with a draw. Kenny Agostino had two goals and five others had assists as No. 10 Yale skated to a 3-3 OT tie at No. 20 Vermont before a packed Gutterson Fieldhouse.
January 1, 2014
Lyon Named Rookie of Week
Alex Lyon, the freshman goalie on the Yale men’s hockey team, has been named ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Week after helping the Bulldogs to a pair of wins last week at home.
December 30, 2013
Yale on Road Saturday Night
The No. 10 Bulldogs (7-3-3), in the middle of a three-game string of non-league games, heads to Burlington, Vt., on Saturday to face the No. 20 Vermont Catamounts (10-6-1). The 7 p.m. game at Gutterson Fieldhouse can be seen live on nsnsports.net and heard on sportsjuice.com.
December 29, 2013
Yale Ends 2013 With a Bang
The Bulldogs closed out 2013 with fireworks, which came in the form of hits, shots, great saves and a non-league victory to start the second half of the season. Cody Learned and Stu Wilson had a goal and an assist as No. 11 Yale took a 4-1 decision with Holy Cross before a packed house on Youth Day at Ingalls Rink.
December 28, 2013
Sunday Afternoon Hockey at Whale
The No. 11 Yale men’s hockey team returns to regular season action by hosting the Holy Cross Crusaders Sunday at 4 p.m. at Ingalls Rink. Tickets are available for this contest and can be purchased at the rink starting at 2:30 on Sunday.
December 27, 2013
Bulldogs Beat Red Stars
Six different players scored and three goalies combined for 42 saves as the No. 11 Yale men’s hockey team came out of its holiday break with a 6-3 exhibition victory over the Russian Red Stars before 3,145 at Ingalls Rink.
December 9, 2013
Holiday Hockey at The Whale
The 20-day break from contests is over and the Bulldogs are back for a pair of interesting matchups to finish off 2013. Yale hosts a touring team from Russia called the Red Stars in an exhibition on Friday at 7 p.m. before the Holy Cross Crusaders come to the Whale for a regular-season, non-league tilt on Sunday afternoon at 4.
December 8, 2013
The scoring connection between Frankie DiChiara and Chris Izmirlian that produced the game-winning tally in overtime against Merrimack on Nov. 30 confirmed something many have been noticing about this year’s Bulldogs: the Class of 2017 is an impact group and a key ingredient in the team’s great start this season.
December 7, 2013
Bulldogs Roar Back For OT Draw
If only you could get points for putting shots on goal. The Yale men’s hockey team, despite outshooting Harvard 54-27, raced back from a late, 2-0 deficit to earn a 2-2 OT tie after third period goals by Matt Killian and Kenny Agostino.
December 6, 2013
Gift a Sports Fan, NCAA Regional Tix
There’s nothing like playoff hockey tickets for a holiday gift, especially when every contest is do or die in the NCAA Tournament. You can see the action up-close when the 2014 NCAA East Regional comes to Webster Bank Arena on March 28 and 29.
December 6, 2013
First-Period Deficit Too Much for Blue
There are no easy games in conference play, and tonight was the perfect example of that, and why it takes a 60-minute effort to win every night. Yale gave up three first-period goals and could not recover over the last 40 minutes in a 4-1 ECAC Hockey loss to Dartmouth at Ingalls Rink.
December 5, 2013
Muse Joins Team USA For Worlds
He earned a gold medal at the 2013 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia, four months before helping the Bulldogs take their first national championship. That was quite a 2013 for Yale Assistant Coach Dan Muse, who hopes to be part of a gold repeat with Team USA at the 2014 championships in Sweden.
December 3, 2013
Old Rivals Coming To Whale This Week
Ingalls Rink has a holiday look this weekend with green and red uniformed players skating against the Bulldogs. The Yale men’s hockey team hosts an ECAC weekend set featuring Dartmouth and Harvard before heading into a 20-day break from competition for exams and the holidays. The Big Green are in Friday, followed by the Crimson in a pair of 7 p.m. face-offs that can be seen on the Ivy Digital Network and heard on AM-1340 (wybcx.com).
November 30, 2013
Izmirlian OT Goal Lifts Blue
The Bulldogs, playing without three key players in the lineup, overcame a pair of one-goal deficits before getting an overtime tally from Chris Izmirlian to register a 3-2 overtime win over Merrimack in front of a near full house at Ingalls Rink.
November 26, 2013
Yale Home Saturday Night With Warriors
The Bulldogs take a break from conference play tonight to host a Hockey East squad they haven’t seen in New Haven for 16 years, the Merrimack Warriors (3-8-1, 0-5-1 HE). This interconference clash can be seen live on the Ivy Digital Network and heard on AM-1340 (WYBC) and on wybcx.com.
November 23, 2013
Unbeaten Streak Ends at 7
The unbeaten streak came to an end at seven games despite a 27-save outing by Yale freshman goalie Alex Lyon in a 2-1 loss to No. 18 Cornell before a packed house at Lynah Rink.
November 22, 2013
Root, Doherty Lead Bulldogs to Win
Jesse Root has always been a leader on the Yale men’s hockey team, but he hasn’t always been the scoring leader. The senior captain continued his hot hand for the No. 9 Bulldogs by scoring his team-high fifth and sixth goals of the season in a 5-2 ECAC Hockey win over Colgate.
November 20, 2013
Blue On NY Road Trip This Weekend
The Yale men’s hockey team (4-1-2, 2-0-2 ECAC) heads out for its second conference road set with games in upstate New York. The No. 9 Bulldogs take on Colgate (6-6-1, 4-2-0) on Friday and Cornell (4-3-1, 2-3-1) on Saturday. Both games are at 7 p.m.
November 16, 2013
Yale Home Saturday Night vs. SHU
The Yale men’s hockey team (3-1-2, 2-0-2 ECAC) is home this Saturday night for a non-conference matchup and its second straight game against a Connecticut school. The No. 9 ranked Bulldogs, coming off a 3-3 OT tie at Quinnipiac last Saturday, hosts Sacred Heart Saturday at 7 in a contest that airs live on the Ivy Digital Network and on AM-1340 (WYBC, wybcx.com).
November 16, 2013
Root, Ruffolo Lead Blue Over SHU
The Bulldogs took a weekend off from ECAC Hockey play, but they didn’t slow down at either end of the rink. Jesse Root had two goals and Trent Ruffolo added a goal and an assist as No. 9 Yale beat Sacred Heart 5-1 at Ingalls Rink.
November 9, 2013
Bulldogs Get 3-Point Weekend
The battle of ranked Connecticut teams in their first meeting since last April's national championship game followed the script of a classic college hockey game and was all that everyone expected from the rematch. No. 9 Yale came back from two goals down to earn a 3-3 OT tie at No. 5 Quinnipiac in ECAC Hockey action before a sellout crowd at High Point Solutions Arena.
November 8, 2013
Rematches Highlight Start of Road ECAC Play
The Yale men’s hockey team (2-1-1, 1-0-1 ECAC) begins conference road play with a combination of interesting rematches this Friday and Saturday nights at 7. The Bulldogs are at Princeton’s Baker Rink to skate against the Tigers (1-3, 0-2); the two played on Oct. 26 at the Liberty Hockey Invitational. Yale closes out the weekend set by heading to Hamden for a rematch of the 2013 national championship game against No. 5/6 Quinnipiac (8-1, 2-0). Friday’s game airs live on WYBC (AM-1340) and the Ivy Digital Network, while Saturday’s game can be seen on WCCT TV, Fox College Sports (Pacific) and on Quinnipiac’s YouTube channel and heard on WYBC.
November 8, 2013
Fallen's 2 Goals Help Yale Beat Tigers
Tommy Fallen’s two long second-period goals helped ignite a Yale offensive burst that broke open a close game in the No. 11 Bulldogs’ 5-2 ECAC Hockey win over Princeton at Baker Rink.
November 2, 2013
Day's 2 Goals Help Yale Beat Clarkson
Earning three points in a conference set against two excellent North Country teams is considered an accomplished weekend. The Yale men’s hockey team earned two of the three with a hard-fought 6-3 victory over No. 17 Clarkson at Ingalls Rink.
November 1, 2013
Bulldogs Open Home, ECAC Slate
The Yale men’s hockey team opens its 2013-14 ECAC and home schedule by hosting St. Lawrence and Clarkson this weekend at the Whale. In addition to facing the 4-2 Saints on Friday, the No. 11/11 Bulldogs unveil the 2012-13 national championship banner prior to the puck drop. The festivities and game air live on ESPN3. The No. 17 ranked Golden Knights (6-1-1) come to Ingalls on Saturday for a contest that can be seen on the Ivy League Digital Network. Both games start at 7 p.m. and can be heard live on WYBC (AM-1340).
November 1, 2013
Watch NCAA Championship Banner Ceremony, Game Friday Night on ESPN3
Fans will be able to watch the NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey Championship banner ceremony and Yale’s men's ice hockey game vs. St. Lawrence Friday night on ESPN3 starting at 6:45 p.m. Eastern time. To watch the game on your computer, go to http://espn.go.com/watchespn/index/_/id/1265510/NCAA-Hockey-St.-Lawrence-vs-Yale
November 1, 2013
Bulldogs Charge Back For 3-3 OT Tie
It’s hard enough playing with targets on your back from winning the national championship. It’s even tougher on the night you celebrate the title while facing a team you swept in last year’s conference playoffs. Throw in a pair of two-goal deficits and you have an impressive showing by the Bulldogs in their comeback, home opener, a 3-3 OT tie with St. Lawrence.
October 29, 2013
Total Mortgage Athlete Spotlight of the Week – Men's Hockey Player Jesse Root
Jesse Root was nothing shy of spectacular in the Bulldogs’ successful run in the 2013 NCAA Tournament. Root scored game-winning goals in the West Regional against both Minnesota and North Dakota to send the Bulldogs to the Frozen Four. His next goal came just moments before he and his teammates raised the National Championship trophy after a 4-0 victory over Quinnipiac. Jesse Root, the 2013-14 captain of the Bulldogs, is this week’s Total Mortgage Athlete Spotlight of the Week.
October 26, 2013
Brown Takes Season Opener
The Bulldogs got the game’s first goal, but Brown scored the next four in a 4-1 season-opening men’s hockey decision in game one of the Liberty Invitational at the Prudential Center.
October 26, 2013
Bulldogs Beat Tigers 3-2
The first win of the 2013-14 season was a complete team effort, the perfect way to head into ECAC Hockey play. Three different Bulldogs hit the net and five others had assists as the Yale men’s hockey team beat Princeton 3-2 in the finale of the Liberty Hockey Invitational at the Prudential Center.
October 25, 2013
Season Opens at Liberty Invitational
The Yale men’s hockey team opens its 2013-14 regular season by playing in the 2013 Liberty Invitational at Newark’s Prudential Center, home of the New Jersey Devils. The Bulldogs play Brown on Oct. 25 at 4 p.m. before facing Princeton the following night at 7. Both games can be heard live on WYBC (AM-1340).
October 25, 2013
Arcobello Making History in NHL
Mark Arcobello ’10, wearing his collegiate jersey No. 26 as a rookie with the Edmonton Oilers, is making history in the big league.
October 19, 2013
Bulldogs Blast UOIT In Exhibition
Eight Bulldogs found the net as the Yale men’s hockey team opened its 2013-14 season with a 9-2 exhibition victory over the University of Ontario Institute of Technology at Ingalls Rink.
October 16, 2013
Bulldogs Host UOIT Saturday Night
Official practices began on Oct. 11, eight days later the Yale men’s hockey team gets its first pre-season test. The Bulldogs host the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) at Ingalls Rink. The 7:00 puck drop airs on the Ivy League Digital Network as well as on wybcx.com.
September 24, 2013
Bulldogs Picked First By ECAC Coaches
Half of the schools received first-place votes, but Yale had the most and became the pre-season favorite – according to the coaches – to take the 2013-14 ECAC Hockey men’s regular season championship. The poll was announced at today’s conference media day event at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.
September 19, 2013
Bulldogs Turn Page for 2013-14
The Bulldogs may have won the NCAA Championship last April, but the 2013-14 Yale Men’s Hockey team has turned the page on the special accomplishment. The Elis, who suit up a mix of experienced and talented skaters, have their immediate sights set on ECAC Hockey and building their own credentials. Here is a look at the 2013-14 team.
August 30, 2013
Q & A with Mark Arcobello '10
The Yale men’s hockey team won the NCAA Championship last year, but no Bulldog anywhere in the sport had a better season than Mark Arcobello ’10, who was the American Hockey League All-Star Game MVP, tallied 68 points and scored a dozen post-season goals.
August 16, 2013
Record Numbers Produced at Murdoch Outing
The two national championship trophies sat atop a table adorned with a blue tablecloth in a white tent with a backdrop of Frozen Four and 2013 national title banners. This was the scene on the tee box of the ninth hole on the world famous Course at Yale, and all 34 golf groups posed with the trophies and Keith Allain ’80, Yale’s Malcolm G. Chace Head Coach, before playing the famous hole during the Murray Murdoch Golf Tournament honoring the Bulldogs’ first national championship.
July 26, 2013
Dueck To Join Steelheads
Colin Dueck, a standout defenseman for the Yale men’s hockey team the last four years, has been signed by the ECHL Idaho Steelheads and will join the training camp in early October.
July 25, 2013
Malcolm Signs With AHL Hartford
Jeff Malcolm, the senior goalie who posted a shutout in the 2013 national championship game victory last April, is staying in Connecticut to continue his playing career. The Lethbridge, Alb., native just signed a contract with the American Hockey League’s Hartford Wolfpack.
July 3, 2013
21 Bulldogs Get Academic Honor
Twenty-one members of the 2012-13 Yale men’s hockey team were honored today as ECAC All-Academic Selections. In order to earn this honor, these Bulldogs student-athletes maintained a 3.0 or better cumulative GPA.
July 1, 2013
Guerriero Named Assistant Coach
Jason Guerriero, the only Northeastern University player to lead Hockey East in scoring, has been named as an assistant coach for the Yale men’s hockey team. He comes to the Bulldogs after spending the last two seasons coaching at Holy Cross.
July 1, 2013
Yale Freshman Drafted by Blackhawks
John Hayden, a member of Yale Hockey’s Class of 2017, was drafted last night by the Chicago Blackhawks. The Stanley Cup Champions selected the Greenwich, Conn., native with the 13th pick (74th overall) in the third round of the NHL Draft held at the Prudential Center.
June 19, 2013
2013-14 Schedule Announced
The first official look at the defending national champions is an Oct. 19 exhibition at Ingalls Rink. The Yale men’s hockey team begins its 2013-14 regular season a week later with a pair of games at the Liberty Invitational hosted by Newark’s Prudential Center, while the official start of the ECAC Hockey season is Nov. 1 at home against St. Lawrence.