2011-12 Yale Men's Ice Hockey News

May 29, 2012
8 Frosh To Join Men's Hockey Program
The eight freshmen who join the 2012-13 Yale men’s hockey team this fall were announced today and include five forwards and three defensemen.

May 15, 2012
O'Neill Wins Mallory Award
All he did was lead the Yale hockey team in scoring the last three seasons - while serving as the emotional leader – and ignite the Bulldogs to their best four-year span in the history of the program. That’s why Brian O’Neill, who earned almost every league, conference and national honor available, has been named the winner of the 2012 William Neely Mallory Award, the most prestigious athletic award given to a senior male at Yale.

May 1, 2012
Team Awards Handed Out at Banquet
Widdy’s Grill Room at the Course at Yale was filled with student-athletes, alumni and fans who came to honor the men’s hockey team’s class of 2012, watch seven team awards get presented, and hear from the outgoing captain and the new one. That’s what happens at the annual team banquet hosted by the Yale Hockey Association.

May 1, 2012
Miller Named 2012-13 Captain
Andrew Miller (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) was announced tonight at the team banquet as the captain for the 2012-13 Yale men’s hockey team. He earned this role through three years of productivity and respect on the ice.

April 13, 2012
Bulldogs Seeking Pro Championships
It’s the most exciting time of the professional hockey season, and former Yale skaters are competing for Cups named after Stanley, Calder and Kelly.

April 11, 2012
Winter Academic All-Ivy Announced
The Ivy League has released its list of student-athletes selected for 2011-12 Academic All-Ivy honors in its winter sport, and 10 Bulldogs were honored.

April 10, 2012
O’Neill Named USCHO.com All-America
USCHO.com named its 2011-12 men’s all-America teams today and Yale hockey captain Brian O’Neill (Yardley, Pa.) made the list.

March 29, 2012
O'Neill Named All-America
Brian O’Neill was hoping to play in the Tampa Bay Times Forum this weekend at the Frozen Four. His consolation prize was having his image displayed down the street from the Times Forum tonight when he was named second-team CCM All-America by the American Hockey Coaches Association. This happened at Channelside, in conjunction with the Frozen Four, prior to the announcement of the 2012 Hobey Baker and the Hockey Humanitarian Awards.

March 27, 2012
O'Neill Named All-New England
Brian O’Neill has been skating in the American Hockey League for two weeks while honors from his collegiate days continue to come in. Today the former Yale forward was named first-team All-New England.

March 12, 2012
O'Neill Named All-ECAC, Signs With Kings
Brian O'Neill, Yale's captain, had two significant honors come his way today. First, he signed a contract with the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League, and then he was named first-team All-ECAC Hockey for the second straight season after leading the Bulldogs with 21 goals and 46 points.

March 11, 2012
Bulldogs Run Out of Gas in Game 3
Six games in 10 days – including three overtime contests – proved too much for a Yale men’s hockey team trying to keep its season alive and pull off a road upset in a best-of-three ECAC Quarterfinal series at Bright Hockey Center. Harvard scored four times in the second period to break open a close game on the way to a 8-2 win over the Bulldogs.

March 10, 2012
Series Sent to Game 3
One of the longest and wildest games in the long history of Yale-Harvard men’s hockey came to an end at 9:20 of the second overtime when Dan Ford’s slap shot from the left dot sailed over a number of Bulldogs piled in the crease to give the Crimson a 4-3 win and even the best-of-three, ECAC Quarterfinal Playoff Series at 1-1.

March 9, 2012
Yale, Harvard in ECAC Quarterfinal Series
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Yale men’s hockey team, 5-1-1 over its last seven games, has a second straight rivalry playoff series this weekend at Boston. The Bulldogs, coming off a first-round ECAC series win over Princeton at the Whale, take on Harvard (10-8-11) in this week’s conference quarterfinal, best-of-three series at Bright Hockey Center. The first puck is dropped Friday at 7, and all the action can be seen live on America One.

March 9, 2012
Agostino OT Goal Lifts Blue To Win
The Bulldogs picked a great time to net their first win in overtime. Sophomore Kenny Agostino’s 15-foot wrister at 3:49 of the extra session gave the Yale men’s hockey team a 2-1 win over Harvard in game one of the ECAC Tournament Quarterfinal, best-of-three series at Bright Hockey Center.

March 6, 2012
Laganiere Earns National, Conference Player of Week
Junior forward Antoine Laganiere (Ile Cadieux, Que.), who notched his first collegiate hat trick in game three of the Princeton playoff series on March 4, was named insidecollegehockey.com and ECAC Hockey Player of the Week.

March 4, 2012
Bulldogs Bite Tigers in Game 3
The defending ECAC Hockey Tournament champions were pushed to the brink but came through with an offensive explosion to advance. Antoine Laganiere’s first collegiate hat trick and Anthony Day’s first two-goal game ignited Yale to a 7-3 win over Princeton in the best-of-three, first-round playoff finale at Ingalls Rink.

March 3, 2012
Calof OT Goal Forces Game 3
Andrew Calof’s second goal of the game, 33 seconds into overtime, gave Princeton a 5-4 win over Yale and forced a third game of the men’s ECAC Hockey first round tournament series at Ingalls Rink.

March 2, 2012
Tigers, Bulldogs in Round One This Weekend
The Yale men’s hockey team, hosting ECAC Hockey Tournament games for a fifth straight year, battles Princeton this weekend in a best-of-three, first-round series at Ingalls Rink. The No. 6 seeded Bulldogs (13-13-3, 10-10-2) and Tigers (No. 11, 8-14-7, 6-12-4), hoping to advance to the quarterfinals and then the championship weekend at Atlantic City, square off on Friday and Saturday with a Sunday night meeting if needed. All puck drops are scheduled for 7 p.m. Tickets are available for all games, which are streamed live on America One.

March 2, 2012
Bulldogs Take Series Lead
It may have been a No. 6 seed against a No. 11 in game one of an ECAC Hockey first-round, best-of-three series, but this was a close call the entire way. The favored Yale men’s team got a goal and an assist from defenseman Colin Dueck and 25 saves from Nick Maricic in a 4-2 win over Princeton at Ingalls Rink.

March 1, 2012
Watch Men’s Ice Hockey Playoffs LIVE
Exclusive live video coverage of the Yale men’s ice hockey home playoff games this weekend vs. Princeton is available through the America ONE website, which offers pay-per-view video streams of all of this weekend’s ECAC Hockey playoff games.

March 1, 2012
O'Neill Ivy Player of Year
Three Bulldog forwards from different classes were named to the 2011-12 All-Ivy League Men’s Hockey Team today, including captain Brian O’Neill (Yardley, Pa.), who was named player of the year the day before the ECAC Hockey Tournament begins.

February 29, 2012
O'Neill Gets 2nd ECAC Player of Month Award
Brian O’Neill, for the second straight time, has been named ECAC Player of the Month. The Yale senior forward earned that honor for February after netting six goals and 15 points in nine games.

February 25, 2012
Yale Grabs 6th Seed with 2-2 Tie
Jesse Root, who had both Bulldog goals, and Nick Maricic, who made 40 saves, picked a great night to have career outings. The sophomore forward and junior goalie helped the Yale men’s hockey team remain unbeaten over the final four games of the regular season with a 2-2 overtime tie before a sellout crowd at Quinnipiac.

February 24, 2012
Yale Travels to Princeton, Quinnipiac
The Yale men’s hockey team looks to gain momentum from a four-point home weekend as it closes out the regular season with a road trip to New Jersey and Hamden, Conn. The Elis are competing for home ice in the playoffs and leverage heading into the ECAC Hockey Tournament, which begins next weekend. The Bulldogs, coming off wins over Dartmouth and Harvard, travel to Hobey Baker Rink at Princeton (8-13-6, 6-11-3 ECAC) on Friday at 7 before battling New Haven County rival Quinnipiac (16-11-5, 8-8-4) at 7 on Saturday at High Point Solutions Arena. Saturday night’s contest airs live on SNY TV.

February 24, 2012
O'Neill Helps Blue Beat Tigers
Brian O’Neill grew up a few miles from Hobey Baker Rink in Yardley, Pa., and had a group of 40 family and friends rooting for him and his team on the ice he feels so comfortable on. The Yale captain looked at home with four points, having a hand on four of his squad’s five goals in the Bulldogs’ 5-2 ECAC Hockey win at Princeton.

February 20, 2012
Alumni Weekend a Big Hit
More than 50 former Yale hockey players returned last weekend to take part in the annual alumni weekend activities that included the games against Dartmouth and Harvard, meals and receptions in the Schley Room and a reunion game that 40 former Bulldogs suited up for.

February 20, 2012
Agostino Named Player of the Week
Kenny Agostino (Flanders, NJ) has been named ECAC Hockey Player of the Week after hitting the net three times and handing out two assists in a pair of Yale hockey wins last weekend.

February 18, 2012
Watch Women’s Basketball, Men’s Hockey LIVE vs. Harvard on Yale All-Access
Yale All-Access has exclusive live video coverage of a pair of Yale home games vs. Harvard Saturday. At 6 p.m. the women’s basketball team hosts the Crimson, and at 7 p.m. it’s the men’s hockey team’s turn against the Bulldogs’ archrival.

February 18, 2012
Blue Bombs Harvard 7-1
If it happens to be the last home game for the seniors, it will be one they’ll never forget. Five different Bulldogs hit the net and Nick Maricic stopped 25 of 26 shots as the Yale men’s hockey team finished off the home regular season with a 7-1 victory over archrival Harvard on senior night and alumni weekend before an overflow crowd at Ingalls Rink.

February 17, 2012
Elis Host Final Regular Season Home Games
With four games left in the conference regular season, the Yale men’s hockey team looks to get back on track at home when a pair of ECAC Hockey and old Ivy League rivals comes to the Whale on Friday and Saturday. There have been 430 games played between Yale and these two Ancient Eight foes. The Bulldogs and Dartmouth (9-12-4, 6-9-3 ECAC), tied with each other for eighth in the conference standings, drop the puck at 7:35 p.m. on Feb. 17 in a live NBC Sports Network (Ron Vaccaro ’04 with Pierre McGuire) broadcast. The Blue entertains Harvard (8-7-10, 6-4-8) at 7 on Feb. 18 in the alumni/senior weekend nightcap.

February 17, 2012
Peel, O'Neill Star in Yale Win
Kevin Peel sat out the last three games with an injury, so the senior defenseman was the least likely Bulldog to have a multiple-point night with his team fighting for home ice in the men’s ECAC Hockey Playoffs before a sellout crowd at Ingalls Rink. He notched a goal and had a big assist as Yale beat Dartmouth 5-3 to take sole possession of eighth place on the second-to-last weekend of the regular season.

February 13, 2012
O'Neill, Miller Semi-Finalists For Walter Brown Award
The Gridiron Club of Greater Boston announced today that Brian O’Neill (Yardley, Pa.) and Andrew Miller (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.), a pair of 2010-11 first-team All-ECAC Hockey picks, are among 21 NCAA Division I players selected as semi-finalists for the 60th Walter Brown Award, presented annually to the best American-born college hockey player in New England.

February 11, 2012
Yale Drops 4-2 Decision at Cornell
A very late rally was too little and too late as the Yale men’s hockey team, which trailed by four with under five minutes left, fell to No. 13 Cornell 4-2 in ECAC Hockey before a sellout at Lynah Rink.

February 10, 2012
Yale Goes to Colgate, No. 13 Cornell This Weekend
The Yale men’s hockey team is on the road this weekend to face two of ECAC Hockey’s top teams. The Bulldogs are at Starr Rink in Hamilton, N.Y., on Friday (Time Warner Cable) to face Colgate before heading to Lynah Rink to take on No. 13 Cornell at Ithaca. The puck drops at 7 both nights.

February 10, 2012
Raiders Hold Off Bulldogs
The Bulldogs put enough sustained pressure on the Raiders’ net to score a bunch of goals. The only problem was that the shots were not getting to the net and the Yale men’s hockey team fell in ECAC Hockey to Colgate 4-2 before 1,126 at Starr Rink.

February 4, 2012
Malcolm Leads Blue To Win
The Bulldogs needed a big night from their goalie, and Jeff Malcolm came through by stopping 27 of 28 shots in a 5-1 Yale men’s ECAC Hockey win over Clarkson before 3,500 at Ingalls Rink.

February 3, 2012
Bulldogs Host Crucial Conference Weekend
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Yale men’s hockey team, coming off a two-point road trip, is home this weekend to host the North Country set at Ingalls Rink. The Bulldogs drop the puck with St. Lawrence (8-15-3, 4-9-1 ECAC) on Friday and Clarkson (12-11-5, 6-5-3) on Saturday in a pair of 7 p.m. games that can be seen live on yalebulldogs.com. Tickets are available for both nights.

February 3, 2012
Power Play OT Goal Lifts SLU Over Yale
Greg Carey’s power-play goal with 2:35 left in overtime gave St. Lawrence a 4-3 ECAC Hockey win over Yale before 3,500 at Ingalls Rink.

February 2, 2012
O'Neill Earns Player of Month Award
Brian O’Neill, the captain of the current Yale men’s hockey team, has been named ECAC Hockey/Fischer Hockey Player of the Month after scoring eight goals and netting 14 points during January.

January 28, 2012
Blue Scores 4 Straight To Stun Green
Kenny Agostino’s goal with 34.8 seconds left in the third period capped a wild, come-from-behind, 5-4, Yale men’s ECAC Hockey victory over Dartmouth. The Bulldogs, who trailed by three in the first period, scored the game’s last four goals to stun the Big Green before a packed house at Thompson Arena.

January 27, 2012
Elis Head To Boston, Hanover
The Yale men’s hockey team has an opportunity to take a leap in the ECAC Hockey standings with a key road trip to Boston and Hanover this weekend. The Bulldogs are at Bright Hockey Center to face Harvard (4-6-8, 3-4-6) on Friday for a 7:40 p.m. faceoff that airs live on NBC Sports Network. Saturday night at 7:00 the Blue is at Thompson Arena to take on Dartmouth (8-8-2, 5-5-1). Yale, currently tied for ninth place in the ECAC standings with Dartmouth, is a point from sixth and two shy of the fourth spot.

January 27, 2012
Harvard Snaps Skid Against Blue
The nation’s best power-play unit finally found the net during a two-goal third period as Harvard edged Yale 4-3 in ECAC Hockey men’s action before 3,095 at Bright Hockey Center.

January 22, 2012
Young Hockey Fans Enjoy Annual "Skate with the Players"
A busy weekend at Ingalls Rink concluded Sunday with Yale Hockey's annual "Skate with the Players". Members of the Yale men's and women's hockey teams took time to skate with young fans and sign autographs, filling the ice at Ingalls for more than an hour.

January 21, 2012
Elis Fall Short in Comeback
Pelting the opposing goalie with shots just wasn’t enough for a Yale men’s hockey team desperate for goals and a victory during a weekend power shortage. The Bulldogs attempted 90 shots and put 46 on the net but still fell 2-1 to a stingy Rensselaer team before 3,324 at Ingalls Rink.

January 21, 2012
Elis Fall Short in Comeback
Pelting the opposing goalie with shots just wasn’t enough for a Yale men’s hockey team desperate for goals and a victory during a weekend power shortage. The Bulldogs attempted 90 shots and put 46 on the net but still fell 2-1 to a stingy Rensselaer team before 3,324 at Ingalls Rink.

January 20, 2012
Yale Hosts No. 12 Union, RPI This Week
The Yale men’s hockey team, 2-2-1 over the last five outings, hosts an important conference weekend set with the teams from the Capitol District as they head down the home stretch of ECAC Hockey. The No. 12 Union Dutchmen (12-5-6, 6-2-3) come to the Whale on Jan. 20, while the Rensselaer Engineers (4-17-1, 1-8-1) are in town on the 21st. The pucks drop both nights at 7 in games that air live on yalebulldogs.com. Tickets are available for both games and can be purchased by calling (203) 432.1400.

January 20, 2012
No. 12 Union Takes 3-1 Game
Wayne Simpson scored twice, including the game’s only power-play goal, and Troy Grosenick stopped 29 of 30 shots to help No. 12 Union take a 3-1 ECAC Hockey decision over Yale before 3,500 at Ingalls Rink.

January 15, 2012
Knights Cash In Golden Opportunity
Sam Labrecque’s shot from the point on a power play in overtime sailed through traffic and found the net at 3:59 to give the Clarkson men’s hockey team a 5-4 win over Yale before 1,850 at Cheel Arena this afternoon.

January 14, 2012
Comeback Gets Yale Road Point
Points are tough to come by on the road in ECAC Hockey, and even tougher when you get behind by two goals deep into the game far away from home. The Yale men’s hockey team showed its poise and depth by erasing a 3-1 deficit to grab a point with a 3-3 overtime decision against St. Lawrence at Appleton Arena.

January 13, 2012
Bulldogs On North Country Trip This Week
The Yale men’s hockey team, which began the stretch run of the ECAC Hockey campaign by splitting a home set last weekend, heads to the North Country this week. The Bulldogs (8-6-1, 5-3-0) go to Potsdam on Friday night at 7 to play Clarkson (9-10-4, 3-4-2) at Cheel Arena. The Elis finish the weekend in Canton against St. Lawrence (8-11-2, 4-5-0) at Appleton Arena in another 7 p.m. puck drop.

January 13, 2012
Yale-Clarkson Men's Game Moved to Sunday
Tonight’s Yale-Clarkson men’s ECAC Hockey contest at Potsdam has been postponed due to a blizzard forecasted for the area. It will be played Sunday at 4 p.m.

January 10, 2012
O’Neill ECAC Player of Week
Brian O’Neill (Yardley, Pa.) has been named ECAC Hockey Player of the Week after notching six goals and eight points in three Yale games last week.

January 7, 2012
Bulldogs Beat Tigers 6-2
Keith Allain ’80, Yale’s Malcolm G. Chace Head Coach of Hockey, was critical of his team’s inability to get shots to the net in last night’s loss. Forty-nine shots and six goals later his No. 20 ranked Bulldogs came away with two points and a 6-2 win over Princeton before a sellout crowd at Ingalls Rink.

January 6, 2012
Dogs, Cats On Ice at Whale This Weekend
The Yale men’s hockey team begins the stretch run of the ECAC Hockey campaign by hosting Quinnipiac (11-7-4, 3-4-3 ECAC) and Princeton (4-9-4, 3-7-1) in a pair of 7 p.m. games this Friday and Saturday at the Whale. Both games can be seen live on yalebulldogs.com, Friday’s game with the Bobcats airs live on WQUN Radio (AM-1220)..

January 6, 2012
Cats Get Past Dogs 2-1
Eric Hartzell stopped 24 of 25 shots to lead his Quinnipiac squad to a 2-1 win over the Yale men’s hockey team in the battle of New Haven County’s two Division I teams before a sold out Ingalls Rink.

January 6, 2012
Watch Three Hockey Games Live on Yale All-Access this Weekend
Yale All-Access has live video coverage of three ice hockey games this weekend, as the Yale men’s team hosts ECAC Hockey rivals Quinnipiac (Friday, 7 p.m.) and Princeton (Saturday, 7 p.m.) and the women’s team hosts McGill in an exhibition (Saturday, 2 p.m.).

January 1, 2012
O'Neill Gets 4 in Win Over Bentley
The Yale men’s hockey team rang in the New Year by ringing up nine goals, thanks in part to a four-goal outburst by Brian O’Neill (Yardley, Pa.) in a 9-3 win in the first-ever meeting with Bentley before 2,928 today at Ingalls Rink.

December 29, 2011
Toys, Hockey Sunday at Whale
Bring a toy and get two complimentary tickets to the Yale men’s hockey game against Bentley on New Year’s Day at 4 p.m. The Yale Athletics Department’s third annual toy drive to support the Yale-New Haven Hospital Auxiliary Toy Closets Program is Sunday at Ingalls Rink.

December 28, 2011
Red Stars, Falcons Coming to Ingalls
A roller coaster first segment of the 2011-12 campaign has been completed, and the Yale men’s hockey team has two contests to prepare itself for the stretch run of conference play. The No. 19 Bulldogs host the Russian Red Stars (7 p.m.) on Dec. 28 before Bentley comes to Ingalls on New Year’s Day for a 4 p.m. game. Both games can be seen live on yalebulldogs.com.

December 28, 2011
Bulldogs Beat Red Stars 6-4
The No. 19 Yale men’s hockey team dusted off the rust from a 22-day break between games to register a 6-4 exhibition victory over the Russian Red Stars before 3,319 at Ingalls Rink.

December 21, 2011
Agostino Scores for USA
While the rest of his Yale hockey teammates are home for the holidays, Kenny Agostino (Flanders, NJ) is competing to make a Team USA roster. The Bulldogs’ sophomore forward, trying to make the U.S. Junior National Team’s final roster for the 2012 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship, scored a goal last night in his team’s 6-3 loss to Russia at the Enmax Centrium.

December 7, 2011
Yale Has Wednesday Night Mass
The Yale men’s hockey team completes the first segment of the 2011-12 season by traveling to UMass (4-7-4) for a 7 p.m. game on Wednesday. The battle of ECAC Hockey vs. Hockey East airs live from the Mullins Center on CBS3 Now TV.

December 7, 2011
Agostino Hoping to Play in World Championships
Kenny Agostino (Flanders, NJ), Yale’s sophomore standout forward, has been named to the 30-man U.S. National Junior Team’s preliminary roster. Team USA competes in the Dec. 26 - Jan. 5 IIHF World Junior Championships in Calgary and Edmonton.

December 7, 2011
Bulldogs Fall Short at UMass
Branden Gracel broke a 1-1 tie midway through the third period that sent Massachusetts to a 3-1 win over the No. 17 Yale men’s hockey team before 2,473 at the Mullins Center.

December 3, 2011
Comeback Effort Falls Short at Brown
Junior forward Antoine Laganiere (Ile Cadieux, Que.) had two goals and two assists and the No. 14/15 Yale men’s hockey team erased a pair of two-goal deficits, but it wasn’t enough to hold off Brown, 6-4 winners in ECAC Hockey action at Meehan Auditorium.

December 1, 2011
Bulldogs, Bears Twice This Week
The Yale men’s hockey team (5-3-1, 3-1-0 ECAC) is back in conference play after three straight games out of ECAC Hockey. The No. 14/15 Bulldogs take on conference travel partner Brown (3-5-1, 2-2-0) in a home-and-home series on Thursday and Saturday nights at 7. The two Ivy schools meet at Ingalls Rink on Thursday, which can be seen on Yale’s All Access, and Meehan Auditorium on Saturday.

December 1, 2011
O'Neill Gets Two in 5-3 Win Over Bears
The Yale men’s hockey team has been waiting for an offensive explosion from its captain, and it happened in a 5-3 win over Brown in ECAC Hockey action at Ingalls Rink. Brian O’Neill (Yardley, Pa.) scored two goals and had one assist to help the No. 14/15 Bulldogs erase 2-0 and 3-2 deficits on the way to an important conference victory in the first game of a home-and-home series with the Bears.

November 26, 2011
Yale Hosts BC Saturday
The Yale men’s hockey team (5-2-1, 3-1-0 ECAC), coming off a Tuesday night loss on the road, completes a string of three out-of-conference games by hosting No. 5 Boston College (9-4-0) Saturday afternoon at 4. The No. 8 Bulldogs drop the puck against the Eagles in a game that is completely sold out but can be seen live on Yale’s All Access.

November 26, 2011
Eagles Avoid Bite of Bulldogs
Chris Kreider’s goal with 39 seconds left in the third period capped a late comeback as No. 5 Boston College edged No. 8 Yale 3-2 before an Ingalls Rink sellout.

November 26, 2011
Watch No. 8 Yale vs. No. 5 BC Live Exclusively on Yale All-Access
Yale All-Access has exclusive live video coverage of today’s top-10 men’s ice hockey matchup between No. 8 Yale and No. 5 Boston College at Ingalls Rink.

November 22, 2011
Bulldogs Go To SHU Before Hosting BC
The Yale men’s hockey team (5-1-1, 3-1-0 ECAC), coming off a non-league home win on Saturday, completes a string of three out-of-conference games by playing at Sacred Heart (0-11-0) Tuesday night and then hosting No. 5 Boston College (9-4-0) Saturday afternoon. The No. 8 Bulldogs drop the puck against the Pioneers at 7 at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport. The Eagles come to Ingalls Rink Saturday at 4 p.m. Both games can be seen on the home school’s online, pay-per-view broadcast.

November 22, 2011
SHU Stuns Bulldogs 7-6
One hundred and five shots attempted with 53 on goal and six that found the net. Those are the type of offensive numbers that should produce a victory, unless you have a tough night at the other end. That’s exactly what happened to the No. 8 Yale men’s hockey team in a 7-6 loss to a Sacred Heart team hungry for its first win.

November 19, 2011
UConn Comes to Whale Saturday Night
The Yale men’s hockey team (4-1-1, 3-1-0 ECAC), coming off a road conference sweep, takes a break from the ECAC schedule to play a Nutmeg State rival. The No. 9 Elis, winners of three straight by shutout, host Connecticut (3-4-2) Saturday night at 7 at David S. Ingalls Rink.

November 19, 2011
Agostino's 4 Points Lead Yale To Win
Kenny Agostino (Flanders, NJ) entered tonight’s non-league showdown with two points on the season. He doubled his goal and assist total by hitting the net twice and handing out a pair of primary helpers in No. 9 Yale’s 5-3 men’s hockey win over Connecticut before 3,386 at Ingalls Rink.

November 12, 2011
Otto Scores Two as Bulldogs Roll
After averaging just over four goals a game last season, the Yale men's hockey team had scored only two goals in each of its first five games. But the Bulldogs finally found the offensive explosion they were looking for Saturday night, thanks in large part to senior forward Danny Otto. The senior forward tallied his first career points in grand fashion, scoring two goals in the Elis' best offensive showing of the season: a 4-0 drubbing of last year's ECAC regular season champion, Union.

November 11, 2011
First ECAC Road Trip This Weekend
The Yale men’s hockey team (2-1-1, 1-1-0 ECAC), coming off a home, conference weekend split, embarks on its first ECAC road trip of the season against a pair of teams playing their 10th contest of 2011-12. The No. 10/13 Bulldogs take on Rensselaer (1-8) and No. 9/9 Union (5-1-3) in the Capitol District this Friday and Saturday. Both games air live on Time Warner Cable TV and can also be seen on the home school’s website.

November 11, 2011
Malcolm Notches 2nd Straight Shutout
Junior goalie Jeff Malcolm (Lethbridge, AB) registered his second straight shutout by stopping all 27 shots in No. 10/13 Yale’s 2-0 ECAC Hockey win over Rensselaer at Houston Field House.

November 5, 2011
Bulldogs Blank Raiders 2-0
Junior Jeff Malcolm (Lethbridge, AB) registered his first career shutout while stopping 39 shots and Clinton Bourbonais (Colchester, Conn.) had a goal and an assist as the No. 9 Yale men’s hockey team beat No. 18 Colgate 2-0 before packed house at Ingalls Rink.

November 4, 2011
Yale Opens Home Slate with Cornell, Colgate
The Yale men’s hockey team (1-0-1, 0-0-0 ECAC), coming off a tie and a win at the season-opening Ivy Shootout last weekend, drops the first puck on the home and conference schedule this weekend with a pair of ECAC contests. The No. 9 Bulldogs host Cornell (0-1, 0-0) on Friday with a 7:42 p.m. faceoff that airs live on CBS Sports Network. Saturday night at 7, the Blue hosts No. 18 Colgate (4-2, 0-0 ECAC) at Ingalls Rink in a game that can be seen live on Yale’s All-Access (yalebulldogs.com).

November 4, 2011
Cornell Takes Conference Opener
The Yale men’s hockey team couldn’t take advantage of enough quality scoring chances and lost the battles in front of the nets at both ends while falling to Cornell 6-2 before a sellout crowd at Ingalls Rink in ECAC Hockey action.

October 29, 2011
Bulldogs Get First Win
Junior goalie Jeff Malcolm (Lethbridge, AB) stopped 29 of 30 shots to lead the No. 9/10 Yale men’s hockey team to its first victory of the 2011-12 season, a 2-1 decision over Dartmouth in the final game of the Ivy Shootout at Thompson Arena.

October 28, 2011
Yale Opens with Tigers Friday
The Yale men’s hockey team opens the 2011-12 regular season by playing Princeton Friday afternoon in the Ivy Shootout at Thompson Arena in Hanover, N.H. Yale takes on the Tigers at 4 p.m. and then plays tournament host Dartmouth at 7 p.m. on Saturday. The other games in the shootout include Brown playing Dartmouth (Friday, 7) and Princeton (Saturday, 4).

October 28, 2011
Yale Opens with 2-2 Tie
The No. 9/10 Yale men’s hockey team opened up the 2011-12 regular season by skating to a 2-2 OT tie this afternoon against Princeton in the opening contest of the Ivy Shootout at Thompson Arena.

October 22, 2011
Bulldogs Fall 2-1 in Exhibition
The Yale men’s hockey team, which began practice eight days ago, warmed up for the 2011-12 regular season by hosting the University of Waterloo tonight in an exhibition contest. The Bulldogs had the advantage in shots, 42-32, but came up a goal shy in a 2-1 decision at Ingalls Rink.

October 21, 2011
Yale All-Access Live Video Streaming of Hockey Starts Friday
Yale hockey season begins this weekend, and so does Yale All-Access coverage. The Yale Athletics Department has partnered with Stretch Internet for the third straight season to provide live video streams of home events on yalebulldogs.com. The Yale women’s hockey team gets things started with games against Niagara (Friday, 7 p.m.) and Northeastern (Saturday, 2 p.m.). The Yale men’s ice hockey team scrimmages Waterloo Saturday night at 7 p.m.

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