Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010 - 7 p.m.
Quinnipiac University Bobcats (7-4-1, 3-2-1 ECAC Hockey) vs.
Princeton University Tigers (4-4-0, 4-2-0 ECAC Hockey)
TD Bank Sports Center - Hamden, Conn.
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New England Sports Network (NESN)
Bill Schweizer (play-by-play)
Rich Coppola (color commentary)
Bill Mecca (sideline report)
AM 1220 & WPOP AM 1410
Paul Pacelli (play-by-play)
Todd Carroll (color commentary)
Tuesday Night On NESN
The Quinnipiac men's ice hockey team's game against Princeton on Nov. 23, 2010 at the TD Bank Sports Center can be seen live on the New England Sports Network (NESN) at 7 p.m.
The Bobcats' game against Princeton will be available via live videostream from the Bobcat Channel, accessible at www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com. The audiostream can be heard at www.wqun.com or on WQUN AM 1220 featuringPaul Pacelli will have the play-by-play while Todd Carroll will provide the color commentary. Bill Schweizer will have the play-by-play on the NESN broadcast of the game with Rich Coppola providing the color and Bill Mecca with the sideline report.
All-Time Against Princeton
Quinnipiac is 5-7-0 against Princeton all-time, including a 2-4-0 mark on its home ice. The Bobcats won four of the first six match-ups between the two teams and have just once in the last six games against the Tigers. Quinnipiac's last win against Princeton came on Nov. 25, 2009 at the TD Bank Sports Center in a 5-1 decision.
Scouting Princeton University
Princeton is currently 4-4-0 overall and 4-2-0 in ECAC Hockey and are tied with Yale for first place in the league standings with eight points. Princeton ran off four straight wins against Brown, Colgate, Cornell and Harvard before dropping a 3-2 decision to Dartmouth on Saturday. Freshman Andrew Calof leads Princeton in points (11) and assists (9) while Matt Arhontas has scored a team-high five goals for the year. Princeton has used all three of its goalies over its first eight games with Mike Condon posting a 2-1-0 record with a .949 save percentage and a 1.68 GAA.
Quinnipiac has won three straight games, thanks in large part to the play of sophomore goalie Eric Hartzell. Over the last three games, Hartzell is 3-0-0 with a 1.67 GAA after allowing five goals in 179:43 in goal. Hartzell has also stopped 89 of 94 shots on goal in the three-game span for a .947 save percentage.
Among The Division I Leaders
Hartzell's 1.65 GAA for the year ranks fourth among all NCAA Division I goalies while his .944 save percentage ranks fifth.
Eric Hartzell (4-0-0) is one of two goalies in the country to post a perfect record. Yale's Ryan Rondeau is 6-0-0 on the season.
Quinnipiac's 7-4-1 start gives them a .625 winning percentage, good for 12th best in the country. Quinnipiac also carries the third best unbeaten streak (three games) in NCAA Division I hockey.
Me An A...
Ben Arnt became the fourth Quinnipiac skater to score twice in a game when he netted a pair against Harvard on Saturday. Arnt scored the Bobcats' second goal of the game before breaking up a 4-4 tie with the game-winner in the third period. Arnt now has three goals on the year.
Spreading The Wealth
To date, Union (11), Yale (10) and Colgate (nine) join Quinnipiac (nine) as the four ECAC Hockey teams to feature at least nine multiple-goal scorers.
Freshman John Dunbar was the latest Bobcat to get his first career goal with the Bobcats first goal against Dartmouth on Friday night.The first year forward from Calgary, Alberta also added a goal against Harvard on Saturday. Dunbar, in 12 games, has tallied two goal and two assists.
Dunbar joins Scott Zurevinski and Connor Jones as the only three players in the Bobcats' lineup to score in back-to-back games this season.
Of Things To Come?
Quinnipiac's 5-4 win against Harvard marked the first time this season that Quinnipiac scored five goals in a game and featured 10 different players picking up a point.
Scott Zurevinski snapped a five-goal scoring drought with a two-goal performance against Colgate. He added another goal against Dartmouth on Friday and picked up an assist on Saturday, giving him four points in his last three games - all wins.
Including Friday night's win against Dartmouth, Quinnipiac is 50-0-5 in its last 55 games in which it has led heading into the third period. It's last loss when leading after two periods came on March 17, 2007 against Clarkson in the ECAC Hockey Championship.
Quinnipiac is 42-23-7 (.621) in 72 games all-time at the TD Bank Sports Center.