Ithaca, N.Y. — As summer arrives, various schools are thinking ahead, releasing their hockey schedules for when winter returns.
While Cornell hasn’t released its new schedule yet, we can look at some other schools and events and piece together parts of what’s in store for Big Red fans this winter.
The centerpiece of the games that are already announced is Cornell’s visit to Madison Square Garden on November 29, when they take on fledgling hockey program Penn State for the Big Red’s regular visit to the “World’s Most Famous Arena.”
Cornell has regularly taken part in games at MSG, most recently in Red Hot Hockey this past November against Boston University.Cornell will make its first visit to National Champion Union on January 16, and Union will pay a visit to Ithaca on February 21.
Cornell will also host Nebraska-Omaha for a pair of games at Lynah Rink on Halloween weekend.The Big Red will also play a home-and-home the last weekend of January with Colgate.
Cornell will also make its annual trip to the Florida College Hockey Classic in Estero, Florida on December 28 and 29, playing Lake Superior State and Miami or Notre Dame in the championship or consolation round.
Here’s the schedule:
October 31, 7 pm vs. Nebraska-Omaha
November 1, 7 pm vs. Nebraska-Omaha
November 14, 7 pm vs. Clarkson
November 15, 7 pm vs. St. Lawrence
November 29, 8 pm vs. Penn State (MSG)
December 5, TBA vs. Denver
December 6, TBA vs. Denver
December 28, TBA vs. Lake Superior State (Estero, Fla.)
December 29, TBA vs. Miami/Notre Dame (Estero, Fla.)
January 9, 7 pm at St. Lawrence
January 10, 7 pm at Clarkson
January 16, 7 pm at Union
January 17, 7 pm at RPI
January 30, 7 pm at Colgate
February 21, TBA vs. Union