POTSDAM — Clarkson University released the schedule for the men’s hockey team’s 2014-15 season Tuesday.
The Golden Knights open with a home exhibition game against Queens College at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 5 and then open the season officially with road games at Niagara and the Rochester Institute of Technology on Oct. 10-11.
Clarkson plays another road game at Vermont on Oct. 17 before its official home opener against the Catamounts on Oct. 18.
The Golden Knights also will host Bowling Green (Oct. 24-25) and American International (Dec. 30) in nonconference games. Clarkson will also meet rival St. Lawrence University in a pair of nonconference games, playing at Appleton Arena on Oct. 31 and hosting the Saints on Nov. 1.
Clarkson opens the ECAC Hockey schedule with four straight road games, beginning with Nov. 7 at Yale. Clarkson’s conference home opener will be against Quinnipiac on Nov. 21.
The Golden Knights play nonconference road games at Merrimack (Nov. 28-29) and Michigan State (Dec. 14).
Clarkson’s ECAC Hockey game at SLU will occur on Dec. 6 and the Golden Knights play the Saints at home in a conference game on Jan. 31.