Yale advances to NCAA hockey title game
Andrew Miller scored 6:59 into sudden-death overtime Thursday, lifting Yale to a 3-2 victory over UMass-Lowell in the first semifinal of the NCAA hockey tournament Frozen Four at Consol Energy Center.
The Bulldogs, who are the 15th seed in the tournament, become the first ECAC Hockey team to reach the national championship game since Colgate did it in 1990. The Raiders lost to Wisconsin.
The last ECACH team to win the NCAA title was Harvard in 1989.
The ECACH could earn another spot in the final Saturday night if Quinnipiac beats St. Cloud State in the second semifinal.