February 20, 2010

Men's Ice Hockey Plays At #16 Union Tonight At 7 PM

The Quinnipiac University men's ice hockey team will take on nationally-ranked #16 Union College at 7 p.m. at Messa Rink in Schenectady, N.Y. on Saturday, Feb. 20. Quinnipiac will look to get back on track following a 5-3 loss to Rensselaer on Friday, Feb. 19. Union defeated Princeton on Friday night, 4-1, for its fourth win in its last five games. Quinnipiac is currently 15-14-2 overall and 9-10-0 in ECAC Hockey while Union is 17-8-6 overall, including an 11-4-4 mark in league play. The Dutchmen clinched a first-round bye in the upcoming ECAC Hockey Tournament.

All-Time Against Union

Quinnipiac and Union have met 14 times, with the Bobcats holding an 8-5-1 record in the all-time series. Quinnipiac won seven of the first eight games between the two teams between 2000 and 2007, while Union has posted a 4-1-1 record in the last six meetings. Quinnipiac is 4-3-0 all-time on its home ice against Union, including a 2-3-0 mark against the Dutchmen at the TD Bank Sports Center following a 2-1 overtime loss on Jan. 9, 2010.

Friday Night Recap
Quinnipiac sophomore Scott Zurevinski scored twice in the Bobcats' 5-3 loss to RPI on Friday night. Senior captain Jean-Marc Beaudoin had a goal and an assist in the loss. Quinnipiac trailed 4-1 in the game before Beaudoin's goal to end the 2nd period and Zurevinski's goal early in the 3rd period pulled the Bobcats to within a goal. Union defeated Princeton, 4-1, highlighted by Mario Valery-Trabucco's school-record 39th point of the season on a goal in the 2nd period.