Men’s Hockey 1 win away from NCAA Tournament
by Seth Rothman
March 17, 2007
ALBANY, New York — The Quinnipiac Bobcats Men’s Ice Hockey team is one win away from the NCAA Tournament after beating St. Lawrence 4-0 last night in the ECACHL Semi-finals at the Times Union Center in Albany, N.Y. yesterday afternoon.
Ben Nelson scored twice, and Bud Fisher made 23 saves to record his second shut-out in 3 games. Brandon Wong and David Marshall scored the other 2 goals for the Bobcats (21-13-5). Bryan Leitch had 2 assists, while Reid Cashman dished out his 38th assist of the season.
Quinnipiac advances to the ECAC Hockey League Championship Game tonight at 8 pm vs. Clarkson. The Golden Knights reached the title game after narrowly defeating Dartmouth 5-4 thanks to a Steve Zalewski goal with 41 seconds left in the third period.
The game will be televised nationally on CSTV, Matt McConnell and Dave Starman will have the call. It will also be broadcasted by AM 1220, WQUN. Bill Schweizer, Don Boyle, and Mike Kobylanski will have the call.
The Bobcats are appearing in their 5th conference tournament final in the last 7 years, and are looking to get back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2002.
Stay with the WQAQ.com Sports Blog throughout the weekend for more on the Bobcats.