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04-12-2013, 01:25 AM
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2013 Frozen Four: Yale earns trip to NCAA Championship game with OT victory over UMas

With the help of some late-game heroics from Yale captain Andrew Miller, the Yale Bulldogs made history Thursday night when they earned a 3-2 overtime victory over the UMass-Lowell River Hawks. It will be Yale's first appearance in a national championship game in team history and the first time an ECAC team has played for a national title since Colgate in 1990.

"Oh, [I'm] just so proud of our guys," said Yale head coach Keith Allain. "The way they played for the tournament here and the way they came out and started the game, faced a little bit of adversity there in the middle of the second period, but regrouped and kind of just stuck with the plan."

The game started fairly even, with UMass-Lowell having the lion's share of the opportunities early in the game, but by mid-way through the first period, Yale was winning the vast majority of the battles, and by the end of the first period, Yale had outshot UMass-Lowell 11-5 and was winning by a score of 2-0.… read more


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