Earlier this season we talked about Union’s turnaround after a couple of down years and how they’d made some changes that allowed them to roar out of the gate in non-conference play.
A month and a half later, the Dutchmen have continued that trend in the ECAC as well, climbing to an 8-1-1 league record. But even with just one loss from 10 games, their lead isn’t what you could call comfortable. Just one point back is St. Lawrence, and four behind them (with one extra game played) is perennial conference powerhouse Quinnipiac.
It’s starting to look like that’s the top three in the conference, though Harvard and Cornell, with their late Ivy-League starts, could make up some of that ground if they win a good amount of their games in hand. But let’s just go with the premise that QU, SLU, and Union have all gotten out to this fast start and will stay a bit ahead of the pack once break comes to an end. It’s not hard to see Harvard hanging in the top-three at the end of the year,Read More »from NCAA Hockey 101: Who will win the ECAC?