November 12, 2001

M. Hockey Handles RPI, 4-1

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For all the lopsided victories that the men’s hockey team has had this season, the sole question that remained unanswered was how Cornell would react when it was pinned against the ropes. With a convincing 4-1 win Saturday night against a Rensselaer that saw the Red defense deflate the Engineers’ open-ice attack, Cornell shooed away any clouds of doubt.

It was the second period during which the team passed its first true test of character this year. Though RPI (2-4-0, 1-1-0 ECAC) outplayed Cornell (4-0-0, 2-0-0 ECAC) —