If you told me a few months ago – even a few weeks ago – that my state would have two teams in the Frozen Four, the only way it would have been funnier is if you said one of them would be UConn. UConn had a solid year as the surprise team in the worst conference in America, but they have never been Connecticut’s team. That title is currently shared between Quinnipiac and Yale. The neighbors are both in the Frozen Four, seeking their first national titles. As Dylan Hicks and I continue our look at the Frozen Four, we examine the Yale Bulldogs, the surprise of the NCAA Tournament after one weekend.
Team: Yale, 20-12-3
Location: New Haven, Connecticut
How they got here: Despite crashing out of the ECAC Tournament in the semifinals, Yale squeaked into the NCAA Tournament as the final at-large team, earning the No. 4 seed in Grand Rapids, Mich. Looking at what both Yale and St. Cloud State did, it was a good year to be a 4-seed. The Bulldogs went to...