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RENSSELAER MEN'S ICE HOCKEY: A CHRONOLOGY
By T.A. Gobert, January 1997

1901-02 Rensselaer hockey debuts with a one game season (outcome unknown.) For the next 37 years the team battles the elements on an outdoor rink.
1938 RPI drops the "Varsity Seven" from its athletic program.
1947-49 Rensselaer acquires a former Navy warehouse and converts it into a public events facility and indoor ice arena (later named Houston Field House.)
1949-50 President Livingston W. Houston reinstates ice hockey at RPI; the first season ends with four wins and six losses.
1953-54 Under Head Coach Ned Harkness the Engineers win 18 of 23 games, earning their first national title in the NCAA Championships in Denver, Colorado.
1983-84 Rensselaer places 1st in the ECAC Championships, ending with a 32-6 record.
1984-85 The Engineers win both ECAC and NCAA hockey titles in a stellar 35-2-1 season.
1994-95 Rensselaer wins its third ECAC Championship title in eleven years, ending the season at 19-14-4