The Quinnipiac men's ice hockey team was featured on InsideCollegeHockey.com in an articled written by Joe Gladziszewski on Oct. 21, 2011. Bobcats' head coach Rand Pecknold discusses the growth of the team from last season to 2011-12 and the potential of the Bobcats' newcomers.
Quinnipiac is coming off a 2-1-0 week that featured a 6-1 win against Bentley and a weekend split with Robert Morris. Jeremy Langlois (Tempe, Ariz.) currently leads the nation with eight goals and six assists for 14 points and has tallied a point in each of the Bobcats' first eight games. Highly-touted freshman Matthew Peca (Petawawa, Ontario) is enjoying a seven-game point streak and has totaled three goals and fine assists. Picking up where they left off, twin brothers Connor and Kellen Jones (Montrose, British Columbia) have 10 and eight points, respectively.
Lastly, Dan Clarke (Belleville, Ontario) is currently 4-1-0 with a .929 save percentage and a 1.39 goals against average. Clarke has allowed just three goals in his last 199 minutes in net over his last four appearances, which also included a 14-save, 4-0 shutout of Canisius on Oct. 16.
Quinnipiac has the weekend off, but will return to action on Tuesday, Nov. 1 when it opens ECAC Hockey play at Hobey Baker Memorial Rink against Princeton at 7 p.m. They will then travel to Hanover, N.H. to face Dartmouth on Friday, Nov. 4 before heading to Cambridge, Mass. on Saturday, Nov. 5 to take on Harvard.