Dan Clarke Named ECAC Hockey Goaltender Of The Week

HAMDEN, Conn. - Quinnipiac University men's ice hockey sophomore Dan Clarke (Belleville, Ontario) was named the ECAC Hockey Goalie of the Week on Nov. 9, 2009. The second-year netminder won the weekly award earlier this season after picking up his first win of the season in an upset of nationally ranked Ohio State after putting forth a 44-save effort.

Clarke became the first Quinnipiac goalie to this season to start consecutive games, logging 120 minutes against Clarkson and St. Lawrence. Clarke helped Quinnipiac to wins in both games, posting 34 saves against Clarkson and 27 against St. Lawrence to send the Bobcats into a four-way tie for first place in the ECAC Hockey standings with four points. Clarke posted a 2.00 goals-against average while his 61 saves on 65 shots gave him a .938 save percentage.For the year, Clarke is 3-1-0 with a .930 save percentage and a 2.60 goals-against average.

Quinnipiac hits the ice this weekend when they host Harvard University on Friday, Nov. 13 at 7:37 p.m. at the TD Bank Sports Center in Hamden, Conn. The game is the first of five Quinnipiac men's ice hockey games that will be televised, including the first of three on the New England Sports Network (NESN). On Saturday, the Bobcats host Dartmouth College at 7 p.m.