St. Lawrence Out Of NCAA Men’s Hockey Tourney

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ECAC champion St. Lawrence University has withdrawn from the NCAA mens hockey tournament after head coach Brent Brekke tested positive for COVID-19.

The conferences automatic berth will instead be awarded to runner-up Quinnipiac.

The ECAC announced the development a day after St. Lawrence clinched its first tournament bid since 2007 by beating Quinnipiac 3-2 in overtime in the championship game.

Brekke described the past 24 hours as a roller-coaster of emotions, and says the team is shaking our heads in disbelief.

St. Lawrence was the conferences third-seeded team and upset the ECACs regular-season champion.


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