The Icepack look forward to hosting the Stephen Russell Memorial Tournament every year at the Raleigh Iceplex, welcoming all the ACCHL teams to start regular season play. NCSU started out Friday night with a big 7-1 victory against Virginia Tech. Goals coming from Gimenez, Banasiewicz, Alfonzetti, Todd, and Rushford. Joey Hall stood on his only allowing one goal coming on a 5-3 against the pack. Saturday would not turn out as well for NC State as the pack dropped a game to University of Virginia, the defending ACCHL Champions. Sunday morning would prove to be a hard fought battle against the United States Naval Academy but the pack would rise to a 5-3 win with goals coming from Banasiewicz, Kinney, Gimenez, and Mazikowski. Josh Cannon with his first collegiate win. NC State was placed in 3rd for overall points, behind George Washington University and James Madison University.
The Icepack take on Duke on Saturday night in Hillsborough.