RPI Sweeps Princeton, To Face Dartmouth Thursday
USCHO.com reports that RPI defeated Princeton in a best of three playoff series, 2-0,at Houston Field House this weekend. On Friday night, the Engineers defeated the Tigers 5-3. Chris Migliore scored back to back goals 13 seconds apart in the second period to give RPI a commanding lead. Saturday, RPI jumped out to a 3-0 lead after one period and rolled to a 6-0 victory. Six different players turned on the red light for Rensselaer.
All of the teams with home ice advantage in this round of the ECAC Playoffs won their series. As a result, Rensselaer enters the next round as the fifth seed. RPI will take on Dartmouth in the play-in game of the ECAC Tournament on Thursday, March 14, in Lake Placid. The winner of this game will advance to take on #1 seed Cornell.