January 29, 2011

Quinnipiac Men's Ice Hockey Takes On St. Lawrence At 4 P.M.

SLU Done It
The Quinnipiac University men's ice hockey team will take on St. Lawrence on Saturday, Jan. 29 at 4 p.m. at Appleton Arena in Canton, N.Y. The Bobcats are coming off a 3-2 win against Clarkson on Friday, Jan. 28 as they improve to 13-10-3 overall an 6-6-2 in ECAC Hockey play. St. Lawrence lost to Princeton, 5-3, last night as they drop to 7-13-4 overall and 3-9-0 in league play.

Multimedia Information
Paul Pacelli will have the play-by-play for the Bobcats' trip to the North Country with both games available on AM 1220 WQUN. Former NHL veteran Chris Kotsopoulos will have the color commentary.

All-Time Against St. Lawrence
Quinnipiac and St. Lawrence have faced each other 15 times since their first meeting on Nov. 3, 2000. St. Lawrence holds the all-time edge, with eight wins to Quinnipiac's five, with two games coming to a draw. St. Lawrence's 6-4 win at the TD Bank Sports Center on Dec. 4, 2010 broke a string of three-straigth wins by the Bobcats against St. Lawrence. Quinnipiac is 2-5-1 all-time at St. Lawrence's Appleton Arena, with both wins coming in their last two games on the Saints' home ice.

Scouting The Saints
St. Lawrence is currently 7-13-4 overall and 3-9-0 in ECAC Hockey following a 5-3 loss to Princeton last night, their third straight loss. Freshman Greg Carey leads SLU with 14 goals and 12 assists for 26 points while sophomore Kyle Flanagan has eight goals and 17 assists for 25 points. Matt Weninger has seen the majority of the minutes between the pipes for St. Lawrence, posting a 4-12-3 record with a 2.52 goals-against average and a .912 save percentage. In their last meeting, a 6-4 St. Lawrence win at the TD Bank Sports Center, Carey scored twice to lead the Saints including the game-winner in the third period. Saints' goalie Robbie Moss had 39 saves in the win.

Last Time Out
Quinnipiac used a pair of first period goals from Jeremy Langlois to boost them to a 3-2 win at Clarkson on Friday night. Yuri Bouharevich also scored, which ultimately proved to stand as the game-winner, while Ben Arnt had a pair of assists.

All The Langlois Notes You Could Stomach
Langlois' two goals against Clarkson give the sophomore center five goals in his last three games. He joins Scott Zurevinski (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) as the only two players on the Bobcats' roster with multiple two-goal games this season.

We Won't Use a "Curry" Reference...
Zack Currie had an assist on Langlois' second goal against the Golden Knights, giving the second-year forward the longest active point streak at four games.

Coming Around The Ben
Ben Arnt had two assists against Clarkson, setting up Langlois on both of his markers. Arnt now has six points (one goal, five assists) in his last five games.

Best At Closing It Out
Quinnipiac currently holds the longest active unbeaten streak when leading after the second period in NCAA Division I men's ice hockey. The Bobcats are 54-0-5 in their last 59 games in that situation dating back to March 17, 2007. Miami was previous unbeaten in 81 straight games (78-0-3) dating back to March 9, 2007 before giving up a lead in the third period in a loss to Notre Dame on Dec. 3, 2010.