While Clarkson was celebrating, Cornell men’s hockey was sulking. And steaming.
Minutes before a contested overtime goal from Chris Klack won the ECAC Championship for the Golden Knights Saturday night, Cornell sophomore goaltender Matt Galajda found himself trapped under his own net, which fell off its moorings and pinned him in an awkward position — one that left him injured.
With play still going on just under halfway into overtime, junior defenseman Yanni Kaldis paused playing defense to try and help free his ailing goaltender. Even Clarkson forward Devin Brosseau, who scored two power-play goals on Galajda earlier in the game, stopped his actions in the offensive zone to assist his opponent. But to Cornell head coach Mike Schafer’s dismay, no whistle was blown until the puck was cleared into the Clarkson zone. Read More
– Cornell assigned #3 Seed in Providence, will face Northeastern in 1st round of NCAA Tournament (Cornell Sun)
– Men’s hockey dealt bitter OT loss In ECAC hockey title game (CornellBigRed.com)
BREAKING: @CUBigRedHockey earns a 3 seed in the East regional and will take on Northeastern in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.https://t.co/kTuT4Zbjyu
— Cornell Daily Sun Sports (@DailySunSports) March 24, 2019
The 2019 ECAC Hockey Champions – Clarkson University!
— NCAA Ice Hockey (@NCAAIceHockey) March 24, 2019