The Quinnipiac Bobcats took four very big points this weekend and on Friday night they shown the ability that they can comeback en route to a victory against Dartmouth. They got down 1-0 and 2-1 in the first period to the Big Green.
They took control in the second period and dominated the third period as they took the contest 6-3 behind a Landon Smith hat trick.
Five out of their seven victories on the season they have been able to jump out to at least a two goal lead. The only other time they haven’t been able to jump out to a couple of goal lead was on Saturday in the 4-2 victory over the Harvard Crimson. They got out to a 1-0 lead before Harvard tied it later in the first period.
Freshmen producing for Clarkson
It was a big weekend for the Clarkson Golden Knights this weekend as they defeated RPI 5-2 and Union 3-1. Part of the success was the play of their freshman class. German Nico Sturm had a three point weekend with his goal and an assist in the victory over the Engineers. He added a goal 64 seconds into the game on Saturday against the Dutchmen.
Sheldon Rempal also had a three point contest as he dished out three assists. Devin Brosseau had an assist in each game. Haralds Egle had a goal and an assist in the victory over RPI.
You can’t forget about goaltender Jake Kielly who returned to the net after having last weekend off. He has been in the cage for five of the six Golden Knights victories this season.
Cornell finishes their five game road swing to start the season with two wins
The Cornell Big Red have spent their first three weekends of the season traveling across the Northeast. They picked up their first two victories of the season. On Friday night, they doubled up the Brown Bears 4-2 and they doubled up the Yale Bulldogs 6-3.
Now they sit at 2-2-1 overall and 2-1-1 in the ECAC.
They play their first games at Lynah Rink this weekend as they host Quinnipiac on Friday night and the Princeton Tigers on Saturday. The home stand stretches to three games as they host the University of New Hampshire the Saturday after Thanksgiving.
Cornell then travels to Colgate on Tuesday, Nov. 29 before hosting Miami on Dec. 2-3 to close out the first half of the season. They will reap the benefits of starting the season the road as their final 13 games, nine of them will be in Ithaca