At a glance: Merrimack, Union, Robert Morris and Dartmouth in the Ledyard Classic

Troy Crema (9) leads Dartmouth with seven points (photo: Shelley M. Szwast).

Here’s some info on the 27th Ledyard Classic:

The details

Where: Thompson Arena, Hanover, N.H.

Saturday’s schedule: No. 20 Merrimack (7-5-5) vs. Union (7-6-4), 4 p.m. EST; Robert Morris (11-4-3) at Dartmouth (3-7-1), 7 p.m.

Sunday’s schedule: Robert Morris vs. Union, 4 p.m. EST; Merrimack at Dartmouth, 7 p.m.

Notes to know

Merrimack, one of the best stories of the first half, looks to avenge a 4-0 home loss against Union in the opening round at Dartmouth. The Warriors hope to increase their scoring attack in the second half but have a proven commodity in Collin Delia in net.

Union is a young team, but seems ready for a better second half. The Dutchmen have several dangerous forwards, led by junior Mike Vecchione and sophomores Spencer Foo and Ryan Scarfo.

Robert Morris improved to 6-4 in tournaments overall with their win in the Three Rivers Classic. But this is only the Colonials’ second tournament outside of Pittsburgh since joining Atlantic Hockey; they played in the season-opening Mutual of Omaha Stampede in 2011.

It wasn’t a great first half for Dartmouth, which has a number of players filling different roles this year. Senior goalie James Kruger also hasn’t been the same after having one of the best seasons in program history last year.

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Contributing: Jim Connelly, Nate Owen, Dan Rubin