LAKE PLACID, NY -- The 2014 ECAC Hockey Tournament returns to Lake Placid for the first time since 2002 after a hiatus in which the league's penultimate event moved to Albany and Atlantic City.
Two-time defending champion Union College, the No. 1 seed, is back to defend its title. The Dutchmen face the league's most historically dominant team in the postseason, the No. 4 Cornell Big Red, in the first semifinal.
No. 2 Colgate and No. 3 Quinnipiac square off in the second semifinal from the 1980 Rink at Herb Brooks Arena, host of the 1980 Olympics where the United States defeated Russia in the semifinals en route to an improbably Gold Medal, recalled in the movie Miracle.
Friday, March 21, 2014
4 p.m. - No. 1 Union vs. No. 4 Cornell
7:30 p.m. - No. 2 Colgate vs. No. 3 Quinnipiac
Saturday, March 22, 2014
7 p.m. - Union/Cornell winner vs. Colgate/Quinnipiac winner
Fox College Sports (Atlantic) will broadcast all three games of the 2014 ECAC Hockey Championships from the Olympic Center in Lake Placid. Sean Grande will do the play-by-play while former UNH goaltender Cap Raeder will provide color commentary. Sonny Waltrous will be the sideline reporter.
Ticket packages are available in all-session passes and single-day passes. For an all-session pass, the price is $50 for adults, $40 for juniors and seniors and $20 for students. Single-day passes are also available for $30, $25 and $10, respectively.
Premium tickets are also available, giving the fan entry to the arena's hospitality area. Fans can buy tickets at the venue's box office or by calling 518-523-3330.