Quinnipiac University Bobcats (13-7-1) vs.
#14/15 St. Cloud State University Huskies (12-7-3)
Jan. 15-16, 2010 - 7 p.m. (ET)
TD Bank Sports Center - Hamden, Conn.
The No. 17 Quinnipiac University men's ice hockey team hosts No. 14/15 St. Cloud State in the second game of the a two-game series on Saturday, Jan. 16. The two nationally-ranked teams will hit the ice at the TD Bank Sports Center at 7 p.m. On Friday, Jan. 15, St. Cloud took the first game of the series, 3-1. Quinnipiac is currently 13-8-1 while SCSU is 13-7-3.
Bill Schweizer will have the play-by-play for tonight's game against St. Cloud State. Analyst Chris Kotsopoulos will handle the color commentary duties for the two-game ECAC Hockey set.
All-Time Against St. Cloud State
With the first game of the all-time series between the two teams officially "in-the-books", St. Cloud leads 1-0 with a 3-1 win on Friday night.
Scouting St. Cloud State
With the win on Friday night, St. Cloud improves to 13-7-3 overall, including a 7-1-1 mark in its last nine games. The Huskies have won five straight. Ryan Lasch's goal in the first period of Friday night's game was the 70th of his career. The Huskies also received a shorthanded goal from Garrett Raboin, giving St. Cloud a NCAA Division I-best eight shorties this season. Raboin has been on-fire for St. Cloud lately, scoring four goals and assisting on six more in the Huskies' last four games.
Hobey Baker Showdown
Quinnipiac seniors Brandon Wong and Eric Lampe have been announced as Hobey Baker Memorial Award nominees. Wong currently ranks among the ECAC Hockey and national leaders with 12 goals and 13 assists for 25 points. Lampe checks in with 10 goals and a team-best 16 assists for 26 points, also ranking among the league and national leaders. The weekend series will feature another Hobey Baker candidate in SCSU's Ryan Lasch, who is also the active leading career scorer in NCAA Division I hockey. Wong ranks third among active leading career scorers.
Russell Goodman...On The Board
Freshman Russell Goodman scored his first career goal in last night's loss to St. Cloud State. He was assisted on the play by senior captain Jean-Marc Beaudoin and classmate Eric Lampe.