#20 - Union (Jan. 10, 2009)
The Quinnipiac University men's ice hockey team will host Union College on Saturday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. at the TD Banknorth Sports Center in Hamden, Conn. The Bobcats own a six-game unbeaten streak and have posted an impressive 9-2-1 record in their last 12 games as they stand at 11-6-2 overall and 6-3-2 in ECAC Hockey action, good for second place in the league standings. Union enters tonight's game looking for their their straight victory after back-to-back wins over UMass Lowell, 2-1 on Jan. 3, and Princeton, 3-2 last night in Princeton, N.J. Union is 10-8-1 overall and 3-4-0 in ECAC Hockey.
"The Voice of the Bobcats" Bill Schweizer will have the play-by-play for Saturday night's game, joined alongside by Don Boyle with the color analysis. All Quinnipiac men's ice hockey home games will be available on the Bobcats Radio Network on flagship WQUN 1220 AM (Hamden/New Haven), ESPN Radio 1410 (Hartford), WLIS 1420 AM (Old Saybrook), WMRD 1150 AM (Middletown) and www.quinnipiacbobcats.com.
Quinnipiac is 8-3-1 all-time in 12 meetings with Union College. Quinnipiac faced Union in the season opener - a non-league game - at the Mutual of Omaha Stampede hosted by the University of Nebraska-Omaha earlier this season. The Bobcats took an early lead but lost in overtime, 6-5, to the Dutchmen. Quinnipiac is 2-1-0 all-time at the TD Banknorth Sports Center including back-to-back wins in the 2006-07 ECAC Hockey Tournament First Round. In three of their last five meetings, the two teams have gone to overtime with the Bobcats posting a 1-1-1 record.