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February 2015 Monthly Honors
WARRIOR PLAYER Warrior
PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE Pro Ambitions
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GOALTENDER
Stop It Goaltending
photoKEVIN ROY - NORTHEASTERN
Junior Forward; Lac-Beauport, Quebec


Roy registered an NCAA-leading 17 points in February, pouring in eight goals to go along with nine assists in nine games to average 1.89 points per game. Highlighting his month was a four-goal performance Feb. 13 at Matthews Arena. His eight markers tied for the lead among all skaters and helped the Huskies to a 6-3-0 record and securing the No. 6 seed in the Hockey East postseason. He factored on three game-winning goals, including the overtime winner to send Northeastern to its third consecutive Beanpot final, and recorded six multi-point contests.
photoJACK EICHEL - BOSTON UNIVERSITY
Freshman Forward; North Chelmsford, Massachusetts


Eichel wrapped his first regular season in Hockey East by recording 15 points on three goals and 12 assists, helping the Terriers secure the regular season crown and the 30th Beanpot title in program history. He finished the month with an eight-game point streak, finishing plus-10 in nine games. The freshman racked up four multipoint nights, including a trio of games with three point. He led the league in assists (12), power-play assists (7), power-play points (8), plus-minus (plus-10), shots on goal (45) and faceoffs won (136).
photoCAL PETERSEN - NOTRE DAME
Freshman Goaltender; Waterloo, Iowa


Petersen lead the nation in save percentage over the month of February, kicking out pucks at a .962 clip. He stopped 279 of 290 shots, both the second-highest totals in the NCAA. The rookie claimed wins over each of the top three Hockey East teams, including a 2-0 shutout against Providence and a 55-save performance against Boston College. His 1.48 goals against average was fourth in the country as he backstopped the Irish to a 4-2-1 record to secure the No. 5 playoff seed. Petersen has also collected a Hockey East weekly honor in each of the past four weeks.

January 2015 Monthly Honors
WARRIOR PLAYER Warrior
PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE Pro Ambitions
STOP IT
GOALTENDER
Stop It Goaltending
photoEVAN RODRIGUES - BOSTON UNIVERSITY
Senior Forward; Etobicoke, Ontario


Rodrigues continued his strong senior campaign as he tied for the national lead in points during the month of January, racking up 18 points on four goals and 14 assists. He notched at least one point in each of the eight games Boston University played, helping push David Quinn's squad to the number two spot in the national polls. Rodrigues wrapped January in spectacular fashion, scoring a Hockey East record six assists, including five in the third period, as he helped spark the Terriers to a 9-5 come-from-behind victory over Massachusetts Jan. 30.
photoBRANDON MONTOUR - MASSACHUSETTS
Freshman Defenseman; Ohsweken, Ontario


Montour lead the Minutemen with 10 points (2g, 8a) and four multipoint outings in eight games over the course of January, his first full month with Massachusetts. The rookie collected seven of his points on special teams units, including four (1g, 3a) on the power play and three (1g, 2a) while shorthanded. Despite appearing in just 11 games this season, he sits eighth in scoring in the NCAA among freshmen with 12 points (2g, 10a).
photoDERICK ROY - NORTHEASTERN
Sophomore Goaltender; Lac-Beauport, Quebec


Roy compiled an unblemished 4-0-1 record in January, including wins over then-No.19 Yale and at then-No. 9 Vermont. The second-year netminder stopped allowed just nine goals to collect a 1.77 goals against average and .933 save percentage, tops in the league during the month for goaltenders who played at least 50 percent of his team's total minutes. Despite going winless in its first nine games of the season, Northeastern has since gone 11-3-3 thanks in part to the play of Roy and his batterymate Clay Witt.

December 2014 Monthly Honors
WARRIOR PLAYER Warrior
PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE Pro Ambitions
STOP IT
GOALTENDER
Stop It Goaltending
photoFRANK VATRANO - MASSACHUSETTS
Sophomore Forward; East Longmeadow, Massachusetts


Vatrano tied for the national lead in scoring during the month of December, putting up nine points (6g, 3a) in five games. His 1.80 points per game was the highest in the NCAA and Vatrano finished just one marker short of the NCAA lead in goals. The East Longmeadow, Massachusetts native recorded three multi-point games in December and was successful on 24% of his shot attempts. His nine-point month has placed Vatrano into a tie for first in Hockey East in overall goals (12) and third in points (19).
photoJACK EICHEL - BOSTON UNIVERSITY
Freshman Forward; North Chelmsford, Massachusetts


Eichel continued the torrid start to his collegiate career, racking up six points on six assists in just three games in the month of December. His 2.00 points per game helped lead the No. 2 Terriers to an undefeated 2-0-1 record on the month. In a 4-2 win over Merrimack Dec. 6, Eichel assisted on all four BU goals and added two more helpers at RPI Dec. 13, including setting up the game-winning tally. Eichel was also named captain of Team USA at the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship, scoring one goal and adding three assists in five games.
photoJON GILLIES - PROVIDENCE
Junior Goaltender; South Portland, Maine


Gillies started all five Providence contests in December, backstopping the No. 13 Friars to a 4-1-0 record. The third-year netminder turned aside 130 shots, racking up a .949 save percentage and 1.41 goals against average. Gillies helped his team to the 2014 Catamount Cup title, posting his fourth shutout of the year over No. 9 Vermont to claim the tournament victory.

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November 2014 Monthly Honors
WARRIOR PLAYER Warrior
PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE Pro Ambitions
STOP IT
GOALTENDER
Stop It Goaltending
photoJACK EICHEL - BOSTON UNIVERSITY
Freshman Forward; North Chelmsford, Massachusetts


Eichel continued an impressive start to his career, scoring at least one point in each of the Terriers first six games of November and appearing on the scoresheet in seven of nine contests. The 6-2, 190 pound freshman scored the overtime winner and chipped in an assist in a 3-2 victory over Maine on Nov. 21 in one of five multi-point efforts in the month. Eichel led all Hockey East players in points (13), assists (9) and plus/minus (+7) in November en route to helping Boston University climb to the No. 1 ranking.
photoC.J. SMITH - UMASS LOWELL
Freshman Forward; Des Moines, Iowa


In eight games in November, Smith notched nine points on four goals and five assists to help lead the No. 7 River Hawks to a 4-2-2 record on the month. Two of Smith's four tallies came on the power play. The Des Moines, Iowa native logged a point in seven and an even or plus rating in six contests while firing an average of 3.3 shots on net per game. Twice Smith recorded multi-point efforts, first on Nov. 14 against Penn State (1g, 1a) and then against then-No. 18 Harvard on Nov. 29 (2g).
photoJON GILLIES - PROVIDENCE
Junior Goaltender; South Portland, Maine


Gillies collected a 5-2-0 record over seven games in November, posting a nation-leading three shutouts. His 0.86 goals against average and .973 save percentage were tops in the NCAA for the month. In 417:18 of work, he kicked out 216 shots, allowing just six goals. He ended the month with back-to-back shutout performances to increase his shutout streak to 161:24. On Nov. 29, he posted 43 saves against then No. 11 Boston College to help the Friars to a 1-0 win.

October 2014 Monthly Honors
WARRIOR PLAYER Warrior
PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE Pro Ambitions
STOP IT
GOALTENDER
Stop It Goaltending
photoMARIO LUCIA - NOTRE DAME
Junior Forward; Plymouth, Minnesota


Lucia led Hockey East in scoring in October, potting seven goals and adding two assists for nine points in just seven games. His seven tallies led the conference and ranked him second in the country among all goal-scorers. Three of his seven markers came in one night, as he notched a hat trick Oct. 18 vs. Lake Superior State. Lucia finished the month riding a five-game point streak (6g, 2a) and boasted a plus-five rating.
photoJACK EICHEL - BOSTON UNIVERSITY
Freshman Forward; North Chelmsford, Massachusetts


Eichel helped lead Boston University to its best start in 13 years as he posted two points per game in a perfect 4-0-0 month for the Terriers. In his collegiate debut, Eichel recorded four points (2g, 2a) in an 8-1 triumph at Massachusetts. The North Chelmsford, Massachusetts native currently leads Hockey East in conference scoring, recording three goals and four assists in league play. Over the month of October, he totaled eight points (4g, 4a) and a finished with a plus-9 rating.
photoRASMUS TIRRONEN - MERRIMACK
Senior Goaltender; Espoo, Finland


Tirronen collected an unbeaten 4-0-1 record in five starts in October, finishing with a 1.94 goals against average and .919 save percentage, ranking second in the nation among goaltenders who have played at least five games. Four of his last three appearances for the Warriors have ended in overtime. In October, he led Hockey East in win percentage while ranking fourth in the league in goals against and sixth in save percentage.

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