ECAC Hockey Picks: Nov. 24-29

Last time: 7-4-1Overall:  22-20-5After a steady run of league games, ECAC Hockey teams will take part in numerous holiday tournaments this weekend. All games are at 7 p.m. EDT unless otherwise noted.Friday, Nov. 25St. Lawrence vs. Quinnipiac, 2:30 EDT (Friendship Four, Belfast, Northern Ireland)The Saints have already beaten the Bobcats once this year, and a win in Belfast would give St. Lawrence a season sweep of the series. But QU has been playing well lately, and should even the series up. Quinnipiac wins  Yale vs. Clarkson, 4:05 p.m. EDT (Shillelagh Tournament, Notre Dame) Yale has really been struggling . The Bulldogs are 2-4-1 and allowing more than three-and-half goals per game. Clarkson is in the midst of a five-game unbeaten streak, and I think that streak continues against the Bulldogs. Clarkson wins Princeton at Bemidji State, 8:07 p.m. EDTThe Beavers are one of the best teams in the country, while the Tigers have yet to win a game. Bemidji State wins Rensselaer at  Arizona State, 9:05 p.m. EDT It’s been a tough season for each of these 2-11 teams. I’m throwing a dart and taking RPI. Rensselaer wins Saturday, Nov. 26Vermont/Massachusetts vs. St. Lawrence, 11 a.m. EDT (Friendship Four Consolation Game)Assuming Quinnipiac wins Friday, the Saints will either face Vermont or Massachusetts in the third-place game in Belfast. I think SLU wins this game regardless of the opponent. St. Lawrence wins Vermont/Massachusetts vs. Quinnipiac, 2:30 p.m. EDT (Friendship Four Consolation Game)Again, the matchup depends on what happens on Friday, but if Quinnipiac beats SLU, I’m not picking against them in the title game. Quinnipiac wins Holy Cross/Notre Dame vs. Yale, 4:05 p.m. (Shillelagh Tournament consolation game)Assuming Clarkson beats Yale on Friday, the Bulldogs would either face Holy Cross or Notre Dame in the Shillelagh Tournament third-place game. It seems unlikely that Holy Cross would knock off the Irish, so I’m betting it will be the Bulldogs and Crusaders in the third-place game. Yale wins Holy Cross/Notre Dame vs. Clarkson, 7:35 p.m. (Shillelagh Tournament championship game)Again, I’m assuming Notre Dame advances to the championship. If that’s the case, the Golden Knights will have their hands full with a talented Irish team. Notre Dame wins Rensselaer at Arizona StateRPI completes the sweep. Rensselaer wins Bentley at HarvardThe Falcons have been average on both ends of the ice this season, and that won’t do it against a Crimson team that is off to a strong start. Harvard winsBrown at MaineIt’s been a rough start for the Bears this year, and it doesn’t get any easier with a trip to Maine. The Black Bears beat Quinnipiac at home last month. Maine wins Colgate at ProvidenceA win against the 2015 national champions would be quite an accomplishment for a young Raiders team, but that is going to be a tough task, especially on the road. Providence wins Dartmouth at Robert Morris, 7:05 p.m. EDTI see this series ending in a split. I’m just not sure if I’m picking the right team on the right night. Dartmouth wins New Hampshire vs. Cornell, 8 p.m. EDT (Frozen Apple, New York City)The Big Red return to Madison Square Garden for the sixth straight season and will face New Hampshire for the first time since 2013. The Big Red have shown flashes of offense this season and are familiar with playing on the big stage at MSG. Cornell wins Princeton at Bemidji State, 8:07 p.m. EDTBeavers complete the sweep. Bemidji State wins Sunday, Nov. 27Dartmouth at Robert Morris, 2:05 p.m. EDTI think the Colonials come back for the split. Robert Morris wins Tuesday, Nov. 29Cornell at Colgate, 7:05 EDTThe Big Red should come away with a win in a rare mid-week conference game between these travel partners. Cornell wins