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Cait’s Column: Hamden-native O’Connor scores at Yale in playoff win

May 21, 2018


Following the Quinnipiac men’s ice hockey team’s 5-1 win in Game 1 of the ECAC Hockey First Round Series against Yale, I half-jokingly asked another reporter a pretty simple question prior to the postgame media scrum.


“When you woke up this morning, would you believe me if I told you Joe O’Connor would score a between-the-legs, playoff goal tonight?”


He laughed it off, regained some composure and then responded with a pretty simple answer. “No.”

Nor did anyone else, really.


At least, not in the postseason, or from a natural defenseman that is still being “converted” into a forward just nine games into his first Division I hockey season.


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