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Hockey Championship Tournament Taking Place in Lake Placid This Weekend
By Joe Gullo
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. - The 2014 Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Hockey Men's Championship is taking place this weekend.
A press release says the games will feature Cornell vs. Union and Colgate vs. Quinnipiac in semifinal contests on March 21. The championship game will be held on March 22.
“New York is the site of the original ‘Miracle on Ice,’ and there is no better place to chase the dream of an ECAC Championship than the Herb Brooks Arena,” said Governor Cuomo. “With three of the four schools in the tournament from New York, fans from all over the state will get the chance to root for their favorite teams and contribute to our local economy in the process. This is one championship we can all win, most of all the State of New York and the North Country.”
The tournament schedule:
FRIDAY, MARCH 21 (SEMIFINALS)
Semifinal No. 1 - Cornell vs. Union - 4 p.m.; Semifinal No. 2 - Colgate vs. Quinnipiac - 7:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, MARCH 22 (CHAMPIONSHIP GAME)
Championship Game - 7:30 p.m.
Both All-Session and Single-Game tickets are currently on-sale at the Olympic Center Box Office. Fans can purchase tickets by calling (518)-523-3330 or by visiting the venue.
For more information about this event and all of the events and activities on ORDA’s Olympic venues, log onto www.whitefacelakeplacid.com.