MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men’s hockey team opened its season this past weekend with a tie and a win at home vs. two NESCAC rivals. The Panthers will return to action this coming weekend at Tufts and Connecticut.
The tie came on Saturday night vs. preseason league favorite Bowdoin, which was ranked No. 7 in the NCAA Division III coaches’ poll. The final was 2-2 in what was also the opener for the Polar Bears, who were outshot by the Panthers, 36-24, 6-1 in overtime.