The success of the No. 1 Red owes itself to the hard work of players who previously wore Cornell sweaters.

LINSEY | Cornell Hockey: The Resurgence

Longtime Cornell hockey devotees will recognize that every successful player on this 2017-18 squad owes much to those who came before him in the previous four seasons. Even though the records of the 2014-15 and 2015-16 teams do not sparkle, those athletes re-established what it means to be a Cornell hockey player and ingrained it in the then-underclassmen.