November 2, 2001

If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It

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Head coach Mike Schafer ’86 is no fool.

Neither is the men’s hockey team.

So coming into the 2001-2002 season, new lines may emerge and the defense may carry more of the scoring burden, but one thing will be constant.

The power play.

Returning four juniors and a sophomore — all of whom were on the nationally ranked power play for much of last year — none of the holes that Schafer may have to patch up this season will involve that half of special teams.

“I think I’d probably be the biggest fool on campus if I split those guys up,” he said.

With junior Sam Paolini stationed near the crease looking to tip any puck into the net, classmate co-captains Stephen B