#8/10 Quinnipiac University Bobcats (13-4-1, 7-3-0 ECAC
Princeton University Tigers (5-8-2, 2-61 ECAC Hockey)
Monday, Jan. 4, 2010- 7 p.m.
Hobey Baker Rink - Princeton, N.J.
Bill Schweizer - Play-by-play
Chris Kotsopoulos - Color Commentary
First Game Of The New Year
The No. 8/10 Quinnipiac men's ice hockey team will play it's first game of 2010 when it travels to Princeton, N.J. to take on Princeton University in an ECAC Hockey game set for a 7 p.m. match-up at Hobey Baker Rink. Quinnipiac is 13-4-1 overall and 7-3-0 in ECAC Hockey while Princeton hosts the Bobcats with an overall mark of 5-8-2 overall and 2-6-1 in league play.
Bill Schweizer will have the play-by-play for the Bobcats' tilt against Harvard and will be joined alongside by color commentator Chris Kotsopoulos.
All-Time Against Princeton
Quinnipiac and Princeton have played 11 times since the formation of ECAC Hockey in 2005. Quinnipiac won four of the first six meetings between the two teams, but then experienced a four-game slide against the Tigers. Quinnipiac snapped that slide with a 5-1 win against Princeton on Nov. 25, 2009. The last Quinnipiac win against Princeton prior to this season's match-up came at Hobey Baker Rink on Nov. 21, 2007 with the Bobcats taking a 5-2 decision. Quinnipiac is 2-4-0 all-time against Princeton on its home ice, including a 2-2-0 mark at the TD Bank Sports Center.
Four of Princeton's top-five scorers through the Tigers' first 15 games are seniors, led by Dan Bartlett with team-bests in goals (8) and points (13). Mike Kramer, the only junior in the top five in Princeton's line-up, logs in with five goals and six assists for 11 points. Seniors Mark Magnowski (3-5) and Jody Pederson (1-7) follow with eight points. Cam McIntyre fills out the top five with four goals and two assists for six points. In goal, Zane Kalemba has logged over 500 minutes in goal over nine games, or 56% of the total time in net. Kalemba is 2-5-2 and with a 3.64 goals-against average and a .894 save percentage.