February 10, 2011

Quinnipiac Men's Ice Hockey Travels To Dartmouth on Friday, Feb. 11

Friday, Feb. 111, 2011 - 7 p.m.
Quinnipiac University (13-11-5, 6-7-4 ECAC Hockey) at
#17 Dartmouth College (13-7-3, 9-5-2 ECAC Hockey)
Thompson Arena - Hanover, N.H.

On The Air
AM 1220 WQUN
AM 1410 WPOP
Bill Schweizer - play-by-play
Todd Carroll - color commentary

The Bobcats And The Big Green
The Quinnipiac University men's ice hockey team will travel to Hanover, N.H. to take on Dartmouth College on Friday, Feb. 11 in an ECAC Hockey match-up at 7 p.m. Quinnipiac is currently 13-11-5 overall and 6-7-4 in ECAC Hockey play, good for 7th place in the league standings. Dartmouth is 13-7-3 overall and 9-5-2 in the league standings, good for a tie with Cornell for 4th place.

Multimedia Information
Bill Schweizer will have the play-by-play with Todd Carroll providing the color commentary when the Bobcats take on The Big Green in Hanover, N.H. on Friday, Feb. 11. The game can be heard on AM 1220 WQUN as well as AM 1410 WPOP.

All-Time Against Dartmouth
Quinnipiac holds an 9-5-1 record in 15 meetings all-time against Dartmouth, dating back to their first meeting on Oct. 30, 2004. Quinnipiac won the first head-to-head match-up this season, 2-0, at the TD Bank Sports Center on Nov. 19. Last season, Quinnipiac and the Big Green split the regular-season series, with the home team winning in both cases. The two teams squared off in the first round of the ECAC Hockey Tournament, with the Bobcats winning the first and third games to advance to the quarterfinal round. Including last season's ECAC Hockey Tournament, Quinnipiac has won six of the last eight games between the two teams.

Scouting The Big Green
Dartmouth is currently 13-7-3 overall and 9-5-2 in ECAC Hockey play, good for a tie of 4th place in the league standings. In addition, Dartmouth is ranked 17th in the USCHO.com Division I poll and is receiving votes in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll. Dartmouth's Scott Fleming leads the Big Green in goals (11) and points (24), while also ranking second in assists (13). Doug Jones (6-14--20) and Matt Reber (5-14--19) are tied for the team assists lead. Freshman Matt Lindbland checks with eight goals and 11 assists for 19 points while Adam Estoclet rounds out Dartmouth's top 5 with eight goals and 10 assists for 18 points. In goal, James Mello has seen a majority of the time in net, posting a 11-4-3 record with a 2.11 goals-against average an a .933 save percentage.

Their Last Time Out
When the Bobcats faced Dartmouth on Nov. 19 at the TD Bank Sports Center, John Dunbar and Scott Zurevinski both scored for Quinnipiac while Eric Hartzell posted a 31-save shutout.

Scoring in Bunches
Jeremy Langlois scored twice last Friday night against RPI, giving the sophomore center his third two-goal performance in his last six games. Langlois (15-5--20) is the Bobcats' first 20-point scorer this season. His 15 goals rank third among all ECAC Hockey players this season.

Dynamic Duo
Jeremy Langlois joins Scott Zurevinski as the only two players on the Bobcats' roster with multiple two-goal games this season.

Good Company
Barron is the first Quinnipiac defenseman to lead the team in assists since former All-American Reid Cashman did it in 2006-07. Cashman led the team in apples all four years at QU.

Stay Hot Langer
Langlois led Quinnipiac to a 3-1-3 record for the month of January with a team-best seven goals for a team-leading seven points for the month.

Among The National Leaders
Eric Hartzell's .926 save percentage ranks 11th among all Division I men's ice hockey players, and fifth among all ECAC Hockey goalies. Hartzell's .667 (10-4-4) winning percentage ranks 16th overall and fifth in ECAC Hockey.

Top 3
Loren Barron's 13 assists rank third among all ECAC Hockey blueliners this season. Barron is the first Quinnipiac defenseman to lead the team in assists since Reid Cashman.