The Quinnipiac men's ice hockey team returns to action on Saturday, Dec. 4 when the Clarkson Golden Knights visit the TD Bank Sports Center at 7 p.m. Quinnipiac is 7-7-1 overall and 3-4-1 in ECAC Hockey play following a 6-4 loss to St. Lawrence last night, while Clarkson improved to 8-5-2 overall and 3-2-1 in league action after a 5-3 win against Princeton on Friday night.
Both Bobcats' games this weekend will be available via live video stream and can be heard at www.wqun.com or on WQUN AM 1220 featuringPaul Pacelli will have the play-by-play while Chris Kotsopoulos will provide the color commentary. Live statistics are also available.
All-Time Against Clarkson
Quinnipiac has won six of the 13 meetings against Clarkson, including wins in four of the last six games. Quinnipiac lost to Clarkson in their last meeting, 4-1 in Potsdam, but won the three previous meetings, including back-to-back wins on its home ice. The Bobcats are 4-2-0 all-time against the Golden Knights, including a 4-1-0 mark at the TD Bank Sports Center.
Scouting The Golden Knights
Clarkson is currently 8-5-2 overall and 3-2-1 in ECAC Hockey with wins in four of its last five games played. Matt Zarbo leads Clarkson in goals (six) and is tied for the lead in points (10) along with Jake Morley (4-6--10) and Brandon DeFazio (3-7--10). Scott Freeman has scored five times this season as well, including the insurance goal last night. Zarbo, Corey Tamblyn, Adam Pawlick and Nik Pokulok also scored for Clarkson in its win against Princeton. Paul Karpowich stopped 39 of 42 Princeton shots on goal to hang on for the win, as he improved to 8-4-2 on the year. He has also posted a .925 save percentage and a 2.59 goals-against average.
Captain Scott Zurevinski scored his team-leading sixth goal of the season last night against St. Lawrence. Zurevinski has scored five times in his last six games.
Quinnipiac's record when either captain Scott Zurevinski or Yuri Bouharevich score or assist on a goal is 6-2-1.
Scoring And Helping Others
Quinnipiac's loss to St. Lawrence marked the first time this season the Bobcats had three players record a goal and an assist in a losing effort. Jeremy Langlois, Russell Goodman and Zach Davies all scored and assisted on a goal in the loss.
Spreading The Wealth
Four different Quinnipiac players scored against St. Lawrence, while six additional players picked up assists. It marked just the second time this season that Quinnipiac had at least nine different players tally a point in a game.