Miami Hockey Set to Finish Regular Season Friday Night
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Feb. 28, 2008
OXFORD - The Miami icers will close out the 2007-08 regular season Friday night, as the team welcomes Ohio State to Steve Cady Arena. Miami took the first game of the series Tuesday night, beating the Buckeyes, 2-1.
Prior to the beginning of Friday's contest, the graduating class of 2008 will be honored during an on-ice ceremony. Fans coming to the game are encouraged to arrive early, as the festivities are set to begin roughly 20 minutes before puck drop.
The current team set a school record for victories Tuesday night, recording its 28th victory of the season to pass the 1992-93 and '96-97 teams, which won 27 games. This season also marks only the third time in school history that Miami has won 20 or more conference games.
Junior goaltender Jeff Zatkoff also set a school record in the team's 2-1 victory over Ohio State, winning his 23rd game of the year, passing Richard Schulmistra for the most wins by a goaltender in a single season.