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2011-12 Schedule Announced

2011-12 Schedule Announced

16 Games Slated For Ingalls


NEW HAVEN, Conn. – There will be at least 16 opportunities to see the 2011-12 Yale Men's Hockey Team skate against Division I opponents at Ingalls Rink. The Bulldogs, who made it to the NCAA Regional final the last two winters and won a school-record 28 games last year, announced their new, 31-contest schedule today.


The Elis, who led the nation with a school-record 17-1-1 home mark in 2010-11, will have Ingalls rocking the first weekend of regular-season play in November. After giving fans an Oct. 22 preview against Waterloo and then going to Hanover for the Ivy Shootout, the Blue hosts Cornell and Colgate on Nov. 4-5 to open ECAC Hockey play. 


The 2011-12 slate includes nine games against opponents ranked among the top 20 by last season. The new schedule also includes 4 p.m. games at Ingalls Rink against Boston College (Nov. 26) and Bentley (Jan. 1). The rest are 7 p.m. opening faceoffs.


The Blue, winners of two of the last three ECAC regular season titles, begins conference tournament play on March 2 with hopes of defending its 2011 championship at Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall.


For the second straight March, and the third time in four years, Yale co-hosts the NCAA East Regional at Webster Bank's Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Conn. Meanwhile, the Bulldogs, who get a look at Harbor Yard on Nov. 22 against Sacred Heart, aim to compete in their fourth straight NCAA regional.



2011-12 Schedule

Date             Opponent                                  Time

Oct. 22       WATERLOO (Scrimmage)                 7:00

Oct. 28       vs. Princeton#                                4:00

Oct. 29       vs. Dartmouth/ Brown#                   4/7:00

Nov. 4         CORNELL*                                     7:00

Nov. 5         COLGATE*                                    7:00

Nov. 11      at Rensselaer*                                7:00

Nov. 12      at Union*                                        7:00

Nov. 19      UCONN                                           7:00

Nov. 22      at Sacred Heart (Harbor Yard)          7:00

Nov. 26      BOSTON COLLEGE                           4:00

Dec. 1         BROWN*                                       7:00

Dec. 3         at Brown*                                     7:00

Dec. 7         at UMass                                       7:00

Dec. 28      RUSSIAN TOURING TEAM (Exh)        7:00

Jan. 1           BENTLEY                                      4:00

Jan. 6           QUINNIPIAC*                               7:00

Jan. 7           PRINCETON*                                7:00

Jan. 13        at Clarkson*                                  7:00

Jan. 14        at St. Lawrence*                            7:00

Jan. 20        UNION*                                         7:00

Jan. 21        RENSSELAER*                                7:00

Jan. 27        at Harvard*                                    7:00

Jan. 28        at Dartmouth*                                7:00

Feb. 3          ST. LAWRENCE*                             7:00

Feb. 4          CLARKSON*                                  7:00

Feb. 10       at Colgate*                                    7:00

Feb. 11       at Cornell*                                     7:00

Feb. 17       DARTMOUTH*                                 7:00

Feb. 18       HARVARD*                                     7:00

Feb. 24       at Princeton*                                  7:00

Feb. 25       at Quinnipiac*                                7:00

Mar 2-4      ECAC Hockey 1st Round Playoffs (campus)

Mar 9-11   ECAC Hockey Quarterfinals (campus)

Mar 16-17 ECAC Hockey Championships (Atlantic City, NJ)

Mar 23-25 NCAA Regionals@

April  5-7   Frozen Four (Tampa, FL)


*ECAC Hockey Games                     

# Ivy Shootout (non-league contests at Dartmouth) 

@ Yale and Fairfield co-host the 2011 NCAA East Regional at Webster Bank's Arena at Harbor Yard


Times Subject to Change