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Men's Hockey Teams Ready for ECAC Playoffs

Dartmouth's Doug Jones
Dartmouth's Doug Jones

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, N.J. -- The ECAC Men's Hockey Playoffs get underway this weekend with four best-of-three series at higher seeded campus sites. Amongst the Ivy League teams, sixth-seeded Yale plays host to 11th-seeded Princeton, ninth-seeded Dartmouth is at eigth-seeded St. Lawrence and 12th-seeded Brown plays at fifth-seeded Quinnipiac.

During the regular season, Yale won both games versus Princeton by scores of 6-2 and 5-2. Dartmouth split its series with St. Lawrence, with both games ending in the final score of 3-1. Finally, Brown tied Quinnipiac, 2-2, and fell to the Bobcats, 4-1.

Second-seeded Cornell and third-seeded Harvard will play host to best-of-three quarterfinal series next weekend from March 9-11.

Following the quarterfinals, the ECAC semifinal and championship games will be played on Friday, March 16 and Saturday, March 17 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. The semifinals will be played at 4:00 and 7:00 p.m., as will Saturday's third-place and championship games.