Ice Hockey

Hudson Valley Community College Ice Hockey Qualifies for National Championship Tournament

CONTACT: Kristan M. Pelletier (518) 629-8063;
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009

The Hudson Valley Community College ice hockey team has earned a trip to the NJCAA Ice Hockey National Championship Tournament as the number four seed. They face Mohawk Valley Community College in the first round of the tournament on Friday, Feb. 27 at North Country Community College.

The Vikings are ranked third in the nation in the latest NJCAA poll, and are led by Paul Chamberlain (Niskayuna HS/Niskayuna) who has tallied 33 points on the season.

National Championship Schedule

Friday, Feb. 27
Game 1: Mohawk Valley Community College vs. Hudson Valley Community College, 3 p.m.
Game 2: Monroe Community College vs. North Country Community College, 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 28
Game 3: Erie Community College vs. Winner of Game 1, 3 p.m.
Game 4: MSU – Bottineau (North Dakota) vs. Winner of Game 2, 6:30 pm.

Sunday, March 1
Championship: Winner of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 4, 2 p.m.