2013 Frozen Four: Quinnipiac stifles St. Cloud State, will face Yale for NCAA title
Behind a dominating defensive effort and the clutch goaltending of senior Eric Hartzell, Quinnipiac is now one step away from winning their first National Championship in program history after defeating St. Cloud State, 4-1, in the second Frozen Four semi-final game on Thursday night.
Some early defensive lapses by Quinnipiac led to some excellent scoring chances for St. Cloud State, but the Bobcats would tighten things up as the opening period, and game, moved along.
At the 1:42 mark of the opening period, Huskies freshman Joey Benik was sent off for hooking, giving Quinnipiac the first power-play of the game. Just seven seconds into the power play, junior Jordan Samuels-Thomas put the Bobcats on the board first.… read more