ATHLETIC REPUBLIC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#35 PARKER MILNER, BOSTON COLLEGE
(Junior Goaltender; Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Milner recorded 57 saves on 59 shots (.966 save%) for the Eagles in the Frozen Four with victories against Minnesota and Ferris State, en route to being named Most Outstanding Player of the Frozen Four. Milner stopped 30 shots in the semifinals vs. the Golden Gophers on Thursday and he posted 27 stops in the NCAA Championship Game vs. the Bulldogs on Saturday night. Milner ended the season winning 19 straight games.
PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#13 JOHNNY GAUDREAU, BOSTON COLLEGE
(Freshman Forward; Carneys Point, N.J.)
Gaudreau notched three points (1g,2a) at the Frozen Four, including a highlight reel goal on Saturday night in the NCAA Championship Game at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. He also notched two assists in the semifinal win vs. Minnesota on Thursday.
HOCKEY EAST DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#6 PATRICK WEY, BOSTON COLLEGE
(Junior Defenseman; Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Dumoulin notched two points (1g,1a) in the Frozen Four to go along with a +2 plus/minus rating for the Eagles. Dumoulin was named to the Frozen Four All-Tournament Team for his efforts.
HOCKEY EAST TEAM OF THE WEEK
BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES
The Eagles captured their fifth NCAA title and their third NCAA Championship in the last five years with victories against Minnesota (6-1) on Thursday in the semifinals and Ferris State (4-1) in the NCAA Championship Game on Saturday at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.
HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS
Paul Carey, BC (Sr., F, Weymouth, Mass.) Scored three of the Eagles 10 goals in the Frozen Four, including two goals in the semifinal win vs. Minnesota. Notched 10 shots on goal over the weekend.
Steven Whitney, BC (Jr., F, Reading, Mass.) Registered four points (2g,2a) in the Frozen Four and posted two of the four goals for the Eagles in the NCAA Championship Game vs. Ferris State. Finished the weekend with four shots and a +3 plus/minus rating.
Boston College: Boston College won its fifth national championship and third since 2008...The Eagles extended their single-season record win-streak to 19 games...The program's longest win-streak of 22 games occurred from Feb. 1, 1949 to Feb. 7, 1950, spanned two seasons and included BC's first-ever national title...Jerry York increased his NCAA Tournament record win total to 37...York's 913 career victories are the second most in NCAA history...The Boston College senior class concluded their careers with a 110-42-1 record - 22-2 (.917) - in four seasons at The Heights...The six seniors captured three consecutive Beanpot titles and Hockey East regular-season and tournament championships, in addition to two national championships...Only the 2000-01 Eagles had previously won the Beanpot, Hockey East regular-season and tournament and NCAA titles...BC moved to 2-0-1 against the Bulldogs...This was the first NCAA Tournament meeting between the two schools.
HOCKEY EAST NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS: Hockey East won its eighth National Championship over the weekend and fourth title in the last five years with Boston College's most recent title. The Eagles have won four of the eigth titles won by Hockey East teams. The winners include: Maine (1993), Boston University (1995), Maine (1999), Boston College (2001), Boston College (2008), Boston University (2009), Boston College (2010) and Boston College (2012).
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