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Yale knocks off Quinnipiac 4-0 to win NCAA title

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? Members of the Yale men's hockey team hoist the trophy after winning the NCAA men's college hockey national championship game over Quinnipiac 4-0 in Pittsburgh, Saturday, April 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Gene Puskar) ? Members of the Yale men's hockey team hoist the trophy after winning the NCAA men's college hockey national championship game over Quinnipiac 4-0 in Pittsburgh, Saturday, April 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Gene Puskar)
? Yale's Andrew Miller (17) celebrates his break away goal in the third period of the NCAA men's college hockey national championship game in Pittsburgh Saturday, April 13, 2013. Yale beat Quinnipiac 4-0. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) ? Yale's Andrew Miller (17) celebrates his break away goal in the third period of the NCAA men's college hockey national championship game in Pittsburgh Saturday, April 13, 2013. Yale beat Quinnipiac 4-0. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
PITTSBURGH (AP) -

Jeff Malcolm stopped 36 shots and Yale won its first NCAA hockey championship with a 4-0 victory over top-seeded Quinnipiac on Saturday night.

Clinton Bourbonais, Charles Orzetti, Andrew Miller and Jesse Root scored for the Bulldogs (22-12-3), who avenged three earlier losses to the Connecticut-rival Bobcats this season by stunning the nation's No. 1 team on the biggest stage of all.

Bourbonais scored with 4 seconds left in the second period to give Yale the lead, then the Bulldogs (30-80-5) added three more in the third to win going away. Yale became the first ECAC team since Harvard in 1989 to capture the national title.

Quinnipiac's Eric Hartzell stopped 27 shots, but the Hobey Baker finalist was beaten between the legs three times, including a breakaway goal by Miller midway through the third to give Yale a commanding 3-0 lead.

According to the Yale Athetics website, there will a celebration for the team on Monday at the Ingalls Rink starting at 5 p.m. Doors for the event will open at 4 p.m.

For more information about the event or the team, click the following link.

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