Jan. 21, 2013
STORRS, Conn. - The UConn men’s hockey program will face No. 2 Quinnipiac in the final nonconference game of the season on Tuesday at 7 p.m. The game will be televised live on WCCT TV throughout Connecticut. Quinnipiac is on a 16-game unbeaten streak.
Bill Schweizer will have the play-by-play and will be joined by color analyst Rich Coppola for Tuesday's game between the Bobcats and Huskies on WCCT-TV. Bill Mecca will provide the sideline report.
WATCH THE HUSKIES vs. BOBCATS TUESDAY NIGHT:
Comcast - Channel 7
AT&T UVerse - Channel 11
Dish Network, DirecTV, Charter - Channel 20
Connecticut most recently split a series at home with Mercyhurst. On the season, UConn sits at 9-10-2 (6-8-1 AHA) while Quinnipiac owns the highest winning percentage in the nation behind a record of 17-3-3 (11-0-1 ECAC).
Since the team’s first win of the season on Nov. 9, the Huskies are 9-6-1, including a tie with No. 8 Union and a 3-1 victory at Merrimack. Sean Ambrosie leads all UConn skaters with 18 points on six goals and 12 assists.
UConn has already secured the best nonconference record in program history with a 3-2-1 mark entering the game on Tuesday. Since joining Division I in 1998-99, the previous high was a 3-5-2 record set in 2003-04.
The Bobcats have been off since a come-from-behind 3-2 victory at home over Union on January 12. Quinnipiac was down 2-0 in the first period and scored three third period goals to earn the victory.
Quinnipiac is led by senior goaltender Eric Hartzell’s. Hartzell ranks second in the NCAA with a 1.48 goals against average behind the nation’s 11th best save percentage at .933.
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