Men's Hockey Squanders Home Ice in Playoff Losses to Quinnipiac
The Rensselaer Men's Hockey Team was swept by Quinnipiac in a best-of-three game series in the ECACHL playoffs last weekend. This was Quinnipiac's first playoff series victory in the ECACHL.
- Friday, March 3, Quinnipiac 2 - RPI 1: Quinnipiac Claims First ECACHL Playoff Victory with two goals in the first four and a half minutes of the game, and held off a strong challenge from Rensselaer in the third period. Oren Eizenman had the lone goal for the Engineers.
- Saturday, March 4, Quinnipiac 4 - RPI 2: Rensselaer's season ends when it fails to come from behind for the second consecutive night. Oren Eizenman picked up where he left off the night before, with a goal 0:41 into the game. This was followed by a three goal Quinnipiac barrage. Kevin Broad scored in the second period to make it close, but this was followed by a goal by John Kelly that put an end to the comeback.
Rensselaer ends the season with a 14-17-6 overall record (8-8-6 in the ECACHL).