First Round - Game 2
Harvard Crimson 6 @ Clarkson Golden Knights 4
Harvard wins Best of 3 series 2-0
F Alex Killorn, HAR: 1-2-3, +2, 2 PIM
Season totals: 31 GP, 14-12-26, +7, 34 PIM
Killorn helped Harvard sweep the best of three first round series with Clarkson to move on to next weekends quarter finals of the ECAC Tournament.
UMASS-Lowell River Hawks 2 @ Vermont Catamounts 4
F Matt Marshall, VRM: 0-1-1, +1, 4 SOG
Season totals: 25 GP, 3-1-4, -4, 4 PIM
Vermont ended their regular season with a win over UMASS-Lowell as Marshall picked up a point for the second straight game since coming back from injury. The Catamounts secured the No. 7 seed in the Hockey East tournament, they will face No. 2 seed New Hampshire next weekend in the opening round.
First Round - Game 1
Harvard Crimson 2 @ Clarkson Golden Knights 1
F Alex Killorn, HAR: 0-0-0, Even, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 30 GP, 13-11-24, +5, 32 PIM
Harvard took Game one from Clarkson in the best of three series in the first round of the ECAC playoffs. The two teams play again tonight in Game two.
Kirill Gotovets and Cornell received the 4th seed and earned a bye in the first round of the ECAC playoffs.
UMASS-Lowell River Hawks 4 @ Vermont Catamounts 4 (OT)
F Matt Marshall, VRM: 1-0-1, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 24 GP, 3-0-3, -5, 4 PIM
Matt Marshall scored his third of the season in his first game back from injury. Marshall missed eight games including the entire month of February. With the point earned and Providence losing last night Vermont has secured a spot in the Hockey East playoffs.
#17 Western Michigan 2 @ #8 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 0
D Luke Witkowski, UWM: 0-0-0, +1, 2 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 36 GP, 1-7-8, +12, 52 PIM
Western finished out the regular season with a shutout win over Notre Dame. The win solidified the Broncos a forth place finish in the CCHA. Witkowski finished tied for the team lead with a +12. His eight points this season were two more than last years freshman season of six.
St. Lawrence Saints 3 @ Harvard Crimson 4
F Alex Killorn, HAR: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 5 SOG
Season totals: 29 GP, 13-11-24, +5, 32 PIM
Harvard ended the regular season with a three game winning streak to finish 10th in the ECAC.
Killorn led his team in goals through the regular season with 13 and finished second on the team in points. He also was tied for the team lead with a +5.
Cornell Big Red 1 @#3 Yale Bulldogs 4
D Kirill Gotovets, COR: 0-0-0, -2, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 29 GP, 1-5-6, +8, 28 PIM
Cornell fell to #3 Yale to close out the regular season and finish fourth in the ECAC. The Big Red are tied in points with Princeton and Rensselear but hold the tie breakers over both teams.
Gotovets, a freshman, finished the regular season tied for second on the team with a +8.
Vermont Catamounts 1 @ #18 Boston Terriers 3
F Matt Marshall, VRM: DNP
Season totals: 23 GP, 2-0-2, -4, 4 PIM
Vermont is now winless in five games gaining only one point out of the two game weekend series with BU. Vermont closes out their regular season next weekend with two games at home against UMASS-Lowell. The Catamounts currently sit seventh in the Hockey East Conference.
Cornell Big Red 2 @ Brown Bears 3 (OT)
D Kirill Gotovets, COR: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 28 GP, 1-5-6, 26 PIM
Undrafted Brown senior David Brownschidle scored in the extra session to give the Bears a win over Cornell Friday. The Big Red scored twice in the third period to tie the game and earn a point.
Clarkson Golden Knights 1 @ Harvard Crimson 3
F Alex Killorn, HAR: 1-0-1, +1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 28 GP, 13-11-24, 32 PIM
Killorn (pictured) scored his 13th goal of the season into an empty net to secure a victory for Harvard - their second in a row and eighth of the season.
Vermont Catamounts 3 @ No.15 Boston University Terriers 3
F Matt Marshall, VRM: Did not play (injured)
Season totals: 22 GP, 2-0-2, 4 PIM
Vermont scored three third period goals to send the game into overtime.
No.8 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 3 @ No.17 Western Michigan Broncos 2
D Luke Witkowski, UWM: 0-0-0, -2, 2 PIM (elbowing), 0 SOG
Season totals: 35 GP, 1-7-8, 50 PIM
Irish freshman Anders Lee (Islanders) scored his 21st goal of the year with just under five minutes left in the game to break a 2-2 tie.
Harvard Crimson 2 @ Brown Bears 1
F Alex Killorn, HAR: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 6 SOG
Season totals: 27 GP, 12-11-23, +3, 32 PIM
Harvard scored two first period goals and held off Brown to move out of the ECAC cellar, one point ahead of Colgate. The Crimson are at home Friday against Clarkson and Saturday against St. Lawrence to close out the regular season. St. Lawrence sits just two points ahead of Harvard for 10th place in the conference.
Sophomore defensemen Danny Biega, a 2010 3rd-Round pick of Carolina, had two points in the game moving him ahead of Killorn for the team lead in scoring with 25 points. Killorn has 23 points.