A two game home series against WCHA champion and NCAA tournament entry Ferris State in mid-October is one of the highlights of St. Lawrence University's men's non-league hockey schedule for 2014-15.
The Saints will open the season with nine non-league games, including a home and home non-league series with arch-rival Clarkson, before starting ECAC play Nov. 7-8 at Brown and Yale.
SLU will open its season with an Oct. 4 exhibition game against Carleton University and start NCAA play on Oct. 10 when it is the first visiting team in the opening of RIT's new hockey facility. The Saints will play at Niagara on the 11th and at Vermont on Oct. 14 before their NCAA home openers with Ferris State on Oct. 17-18.
The Saints travel to Miami (Ohio) for a two game set Oct. 24-25 before hosting Clarkson in the first of the two non-league games on Oct. 31. The two teams will play a rematch in Potsdam on Nov. 1.
League play starts at Brown and Yale on Nov. 7-8 with a road trip to Colgate and Cornell the following weekend. The Saints will host Princeton and Quinnipiac for home league openers Nov. 21-22 before having the Nov. 28-29 weekend off.
The first league game with Clarkson is scheduled for Appleton Arena on Dec. 6 with a non-league rematch with Vermont at Appleton on Dec. 13.
The Saints will conclude their non-league schedule with a pair at Northeastern on Jan. 2-3 and resume league play the following weekend with Cornell and Colgate in Canton. A road set at Dartmouth and Harvard Jan. 16-17 and home games against Yale and Brown Jan. 23-24 lead up to the league rematch with Clarkson on Jan. 31.
The ECAC home stretch starts with RPI and Union at Appleton Arena on Feb. 6-7 with a road trip to Quinnipiac and Princeton Feb. 13-14, Harvard and Dartmouth at home on Feb. 20-21 and a regular-season concluding series at Union and RPI on Feb. 27-28.