Curley Leads Seawolves Vs Clarkson on Oct 16-17
POTSDAM - The Ninety-ninth season of Clarkson University Men's Hockey opens in 2020-21 when the Golden Knights are scheduled to start play in early October.
A pair of weekend non-conference series against two WCHA foes and 11 ECAC Hockey contests highlights a 16-game home slate at Cheel Arena. Clarkson begins play in Potsdam with an exhibition contest against the University of Ottawa on October 3.
After officially opening the season at HEA foe the University of Vermont on October 10, the Knights welcome the University of Alaska Anchorage to Potsdam for their first ever games at Cheel. The Seawolves, guided by former Clarkson Captain and North Country native and Madrid-Wadddington Central graduate Matt Curley '07, battle the Green and Gold on October 16-17.
Clarkson travels to New England the following weekend, playing at Holy Cross of Atlantic Hockey and Providence College of Hockey East on October 23-24.
For the third consecutive season, Clarkson will take on Michigan Tech of the WCHA when the Huskies return to Cheel Arena on October 30-31.
The 22-game ECAC Hockey circuit begins for Clarkson with a trip to NY's Capital District region to battle RPI and Union on November 6-7.
The Knights' longest road trip of the season takes place on November 13-14 when Clarkson travels to Tempe, AZ for a two-game set against Arizona State University.
The Green and Gold return to league action, hosting Brown and Yale on November 20-21, and then play at Princeton and Quinnipiac on December 4-5.
A non-league battle at St. Lawrence wraps up first-semester action on December 11.
Clarkson closes out the 2020 portion of the schedule on December 28-29 at the Holiday Face-Off in Milwaukee, WI for its final non-conference games of the regular season. The Knights will compete against Wisconsin, Arizona State and UConn in the inaugural event at the Fiserv Forum. Matchups are yet to be determined.
The New Year begins with Central NY rivals Colgate and Cornell making the trip to Potsdam on January 8-9.
Highlighting the second half of the season will be the home-and-home weekend series against St. Lawrence when the Knights play at Appleton Arena on Friday, January 29 before hosting the Saints at Cheel the following night.
Six other ECAC Hockey foes will visit Cheel though out January and February. Clarkson will host Quinnipiac and Princeton on January 22-23. Union and RPI come to Cheel on February 12-13 and Dartmouth and Harvard close out the regular season in Potsdam on February 26-27.
Playoff hockey begins on March 5-7 with the first round of the ECAC Hockey Tournament, while the quarterfinal round will be held on March 12-14. The league's championship weekend will return to Lake Placid where Clarkson will hope to defend its 2019 tournament title at the 1980 Rink Herb Brooks Arena on March 19-20.
NCAA postseason play concludes with the Frozen Four on April 8 and 10 at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, PA.
Clarkson posts an impressive 1,485,-881-165 record for an all-time winning percentage of .619, among the best in the country. The Knights have posted 75 winning seasons, participated in 22 NCAA Tournaments, including three championship games, won 10 ECAC Hockey Regular Season titles and have skated away with six ECAC Tournament championship trophies during the program's illustrious history. The Knights skated to their best regular-season record in 23 years and most conference victories since 1998-99 last season. Clarkson posted a 23-8-3 overall record in 2019-20 and held the ninth spot in the final NCAA Pairwise. The Green and Gold finished in second-place in ECAC Hockey with 16-5-1 league mark.
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