Quinnipiac Men's Ice Hockey Announces 2015-16 Schedule

Quinnipiac Men's Ice Hockey Announces 2015-16 Schedule

HAMDEN, Connecticut – Quinnipiac men's ice hockey head coach Rand Pecknold has announced the Bobcats' 2015-16 schedule, which is highlighted by 19 home games and a game at Madison Square Garden. The 2014-15 ECAC Hockey Cleary Cup Champions advanced to their third consecutive NCAA Tournament last season, and will feature four teams from that bracket on this year's schedule.

October will feature six home dates, starting with an exhibition game on Oct. 4 against St. Thomas, followed by Quinnipiac's regular-season opener at Holy Cross before hosting the Crusaders for their home opener on Saturday, Oct. 10 at 4 p.m.  The Bobcats then welcome NCAA Division I men's ice hockey's newest member, Arizona State, on Thursday, Oct. 15 before hosting Maine on Tuesday, Oct. 20 and St. Cloud State for a two-game set on Oct. 23-24.

November signals the start of ECAC Hockey action as the Bobcats travel to Colgate and Cornell on Nov. 6-7 before hosting Harvard and Dartmouth on Nov. 13-14. The Bobcats face UConn at the XL Center in Hartford on Nov. 17, followed by a home league weekend against Clarkson and St. Lawrence on Nov. 20-21. The Bobcats wrap-up the month with a Thanksgiving weekend home-and-home series at UMass on Nov. 27 before hosting the Minutemen on Nov. 28 at 4 p.m.

Quinnipiac wraps-up the 2015 calendar year with five games in December, including games at Yale and Brown on Dec. 4-5 and a home game against Boston University on Dec. 12. After the holiday break, the Bobcats play at Princeton on Dec. 29 before hosting the Tigers on Dec. 30.

January will send the Bobcats on the road for four-out-of-six games for the month, which kicks off at Matthews Arena in Boston, Massachusetts against Northeastern on Jan. 2. Quinnipiac will face Union at home on Jan. 7 before heading to "The World's Most Famous Arena", Madison Square Garden, to face Harvard on Jan. 9. Quinnipiac finishes the month with road games at Maine on Jan. 19, at home against Rensselaer on Jan. 21 and Dartmouth on Jan. 29.

Quinnipiac closes the regular season with eight ECAC Hockey games in the month of February, starting with a weekend series at home against Cornell and Colgate on Feb. 5-6. The Bobcats will then be on the road for the next two weekends when they play at St. Lawrence and Clarkson on Feb. 12-13 and Rensselaer and Union on Feb. 19-20. Quinnipiac's final regular-season weekend of the year will feature Brown for Senior Night on Feb. 26 and the 14th Annual Heroes Hat Game against Yale on Feb. 27.

Quinnipiac fans can purchase tickets by visiting the Official Website of Quinnipiac Athletics, www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com, or by calling the TD Bank Sports Center Ticket Office at 203-582-3905. Individual tickets go on sale at the Ticket Office on Sept. 25, 2015 at 10 a.m.

QUINNIPIAC MEN'S ICE HOCKEY 2015-16 SCHEDULE

OCTOBER
Sun. 4 St. Thomas # **Exhibition** High Point Solutions Arena - Hamden, Conn.   4:00 PM
Fri. 9 at Holy Cross Hart Center - Worcester, Mass.   7:05 PM
Sat. 10 Holy Cross High Point Solutions Arena - Hamden, Conn.   4:00 PM
Thu. 15 Arizona St. High Point Solutions Arena - Hamden, Conn.   7:00 PM
Tue. 20 Maine High Point Solutions Arena - Hamden, Conn.   7:00 PM
Fri. 23 St. Cloud St. High Point Solutions Arena - Hamden, Conn.   7:00 PM
Sat. 24 St. Cloud St. High Point Solutions Arena - Hamden, Conn.   7:00 PM
 
NOVEMBER
Fri. 6 at Colgate  Starr Rink - Hamilton, N.Y.   7:00 PM
Sat. 7 at Cornell * Lynah Rink - Ithaca, N.Y.   7:00 PM
Fri. 13 Harvard * High Point Solutions Arena - Hamden, Conn.   7:00 PM
Sat. 14 Dartmouth * High Point Solutions Arena - Hamden, Conn.   7:00 PM
Tue. 17 at Connecticut XL Center - Hartford, Conn.   7:00 PM
Fri. 20 Clarkson * High Point Solutions Arena - Hamden, Conn.   7:00 PM
Sat. 21 St. Lawrence * High Point Solutions Arena - Hamden, Conn.   7:00 PM
Fri. 27 at Massachusetts William D. Mullins Memorial Center - Amherst, Mass.   7:00 PM
Sat. 28 Massachusetts High Point Solutions Arena - Hamden, Conn.   4:00 PM
 
DECEMBER
Fri. 4 at Yale * Ingalls Rink - New Haven, Conn.   7:00 PM
Sat. 5 at Brown * Meehan Auditorium - Providence, R.I.   4:00 PM
Sat. 12 Boston University High Point Solutions Arena - Hamden, Conn.   7:00 PM
Tue. 29 at Princeton * Hobey Baker Memorial Rink - Princeton, N.J.   7:00 PM
Wed. 30 Princeton * High Point Solutions Arena - Hamden, Conn.   7:00 PM
 
JANUARY
Sat. 2 at Northeastern Matthews Arena - Boston, Mass.   7:00 PM
Thu. 7 Union * High Point Solutions Arena - Hamden, Conn.   7:00 PM
Sat. 9 vs. Harvard * @ Madison Square Garden Madison Square Garden - New York, N.Y.   7:00 PM
Tue. 19 at Maine Alfond Arena - Orono, Me.   7:00 PM
Thu. 21 Rensselaer * High Point Solutions Arena - Hamden, Conn.   7:00 PM
Fri. 29 at Dartmouth * Thompson Arena - Hanover, N.H.   7:00 PM
 
FEBRUARY
Fri. 5 Cornell * High Point Solutions Arena - Hamden, Conn.   7:00 PM
Sat. 6 Colgate * High Point Solutions Arena - Hamden, Conn.   7:00 PM
Fri. 12 at St. Lawrence * Appleton Arena - Canton, N.Y.   7:00 PM
Sat. 13 at Clarkson * Cheel Arena - Potsdam, N.Y.   7:00 PM
Fri. 19 at Rensselaer * Houston Field House - Troy, N.Y.   7:00 PM
Sat. 20 at Union * Achilles Rink - Schenectady, N.Y.   7:00 PM
Fri. 26 Brown * **Senior Night** High Point Solutions Arena - Hamden, Conn.   7:00 PM
Sat. 27 Yale * **14th Annual Heroes Hat** High Point Solutions Arena - Hamden, Conn.   7:00 PM
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