ECAC Hockey

ECAC Hockey Lake Placid March 2014

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Lake Placid once again plays host to the final games of the 2014 ECAC Hockey Championship. In the weeks leading up to the Lake Placid event, the 2014 ECAC Men's Hockey Championship, the 53rd annual event, shall commence March 7-9 and feature a 12-team championship field held over three weekends. Tournament competition shall feature four first-round series conducted at on-campus sites Friday-Sunday, March 7-9; four quarterfinals series at on-campus sites Friday-Sunday, March 14-16.  

The championship semifinals, and championship game will take place at historic at the Olympic Center’s Herb Brooks Arena 1980 Rink in Lake Placid, New York on March 21st and 22nd.

Area hotel availability will be posted Monday, March 17th and updated daily throughout the week. For our lodging partners and to book a room visit our accommodations and browse our diverse selection of properties. 

Lake Placid Trolley Service

Placid XPRSS (Lake Placid Trolley) is expanding it's service for the ECAC Tournament.  Two additional busses were added to the schedule on Friday and Saturday. We encourage all visitors to utilize this free service to avoid looking for parking for the ECAC hockey games.

ECAC Hockey Weekend – Friday / Saturday
March 21 – 22 FREE Shuttle bus will loop every 20 minutes between the Econo Lodge and the Comfort Inn.
Friday                         2:30 pm  - 10:30 pm
Saturday                   4:30 pm – 10:30 pm
*This will be in addition to the regular shuttle service. We encourage all ECAC fans to utilize the FREE SHUTTLE.

ECAC Hockey Competition Schedule:

Friday, March 21  
Semi-final Game #1 - 4:00 pm
(1) Union vs. (4) Cornell (Union swept the season series)
Semi-final Game #2 - 7:30 pm
(2) Colgate vs. (3) Quinnipiac (The teams split the season series)
Winners of the two Friday games play off on Saturday, March 22 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, March 22

Championship Game - 7:30 pm

For tickets to the Lake Placid playoff and championship games, call the Olympic Center Box Office at 523-3330

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