Quinnipiac Bobcats vs. Acadia Axemen (Exhibition)
Date: Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012
Time: 4 PM
Location: High Point Solutions Arena at the TD Bank Sports Center - Hamden, Conn.
Audio: AM 1220 WQUN
Live Stats: QuinnipiacBobcats.com Live Stats Homepage
Tickets: QuinnipiacBobcats.com Ticket Homepage
Quinnipiac will host Acadia on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 4 p.m. at High Point Solutions Arena at the TD Bank Sports Center.
What's Up Next
The Bobcats will then host Robert Morris for a two-game series on Oct. 13-14 and Ohio State on Oct. 19-20.
On The Airwaves
Bill Schweizer and Chris Kotsopoulos will have the call on AM 1220 WQUN for the Bobcats' season opener. Bobcat fans can access the live audiostream on the web at www.WQUN.com or by clicking the "Audio" link at www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com. Audio is also available on all mobile devices/smart phones from the official Quinnipiac Athletics app, as well as Shoutcast and TuneIn Radio.
Live video, audio and statistics can be accessed by clicking the appropriate links at the Official Website of Quinnipiac Athletics, www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com.
2012-13 Season OpenerQuinnipiac opened the 2012-13 season with a 2-1 upset victory against No. 15 Maine on the Black Bears home ice, Alfond Arena.
In the Bobcats' 2-1 win against Maine, Jordan Samuels-Thomas scored his first goal at Quinnipiac while Travis St. Denis also scored his first career goal.
Two Point Night
Quinnipiac senior Jeremy Langlois had a hand in both goals in Quinnipiac's win against Maine. Langlois threw the puck on goal that was rebounded by Travis St. Denis, who buried the game-tying goal in the second period. Late in the thirde period, Langlois won a draw in the Black Bears' zone back to Samuels-Thomas, who unleashed a blast on goal to give Quinnipiac the lead, and eventual win.
Shut 'Em Down
Quinnipiac senior Eric Hartzell stopped 31 of Maine's 32 shots on goal in the Bobcats' 2-1 win against the Black Bears. Hartzell gave up a goal just under four minutes to play into the game before slamming the door on the Black Bears in the remaining time.
The Bobcats In The National Polls
The Quinnipiac University men's ice hockey team received 24 votes in the first USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Division I Poll, and 64 in the USCHO.com Division I poll.
ECAC Hockey Coaches and Media Preseason Poll
The Quinnipiac University men's ice hockey team was picked by both the ECAC Hockey coaches and media to finish the 2012-13 season in fourth place, as announced by the league office on Wednesday, Sept. 26.
All-ECAC Hockey Preseason Team
Junior assistant captain Connor Jones (Montrose, British Columbia) was a consensus selection by the coaches and media as an ECAC Hockey Preseason All-League forward.