Just a few games of note for the upcoming weekend...
Fri., Conte Forum,
The Frozen Four revenge tour continues for
Meanwhile, according to Brad Elliott Schlossman, all
Both teams are riding highs coming into this series.
Both teams met five times last season, with
Fri./Sat., World Arena, Colorado Springs, CO; 7:35p/7:05p MST.
All referee-related conspiracy theories aside, Minnesota did, in fact, win the Icebreaker last week, downing RPI last Friday on the strength of three power-play goals, 4-3, then beating Michigan on the next tournament day, this time without a trio of power-play goals and rabid controversy, by an identical 4-3 final.
St. Lawrence v. #7 Clarkson (ECAC)
Sat., Cheel Arena,
How does that old proverb go? Revenge is a dish best served cold?
The defending ECAC regular-season champion Clarkson Golden Knights have shown some nice resiliency early on in the season – after dropping their season opener at St. Lawrence by a score of 4-3, Clarkson bounced back by downing UMass and Providence by scores of 2-1 (OT) and 2-0 respectively. Clarkson senior goaltender David Leggio has made 73 saves on 77 shots thus far in-net this season.
Now playing at a hostile away-from-home environment for the first time this season, the Saints will look to stop their first bout of in-season bleeding. After defeating both Clarkson and
Regardless, St. Lawrence’s senior forward Charlie Griffin is off to a decent start, notching three goals and two assists in three games thus far.
Fri., Agganis Arena,
One could make the argument that both of these teams have done their fair share of wound-licking leading up to this Friday contest.