RPI Becomes Latest College Hockey Team to Cancel Season

RPI will announce today that it will become the latest NCAA program to cancel its 2020-21 hockey season. RPI’s decision comes on the heels of RIT, Alaska-Anchorage and the Ivy League announcing similar decisions last week.

We reported last week to our premium subscribers that it was looking bleak as far as RPI moving forward with the 2020-21 season. The Houston Fieldhouse did not have ice, and players were renting ice on their own twice per week as well as traveling to a boxing gym to workout due to training facilities being closed to the student-athletes.

This also puts the ECAC in a difficult position. With the six Ivy League schools already having canceled and now RPI following with their own cancelation, the ECAC is down to just five teams for the 2020-21 season.

We’ll have more on this later for premium subscribers …

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Mike McMahon is in his 13th year covering Merrimack College for The Eagle Tribune and is the founder and managing editor of The Mack Report. Mike also serves on staff as a senior writer at College Hockey News. Follow him on Twitter @MikeMcMahonCHN

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