January 20, 2014
HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS
Johnny Gaudreau, BC (Jr., F, Carneys Pt, N.J.) – Followed up a two-goal performance against BU on Friday night with a five-assist game on Saturday night against Maine, giving him seven points on the weekend.
Bill Arnold, BC (Sr., F, Needham, Mass.) – Posted a goal and three assists for four points in BC's 2-0-0 weekend against BU and Maine.
Kevin Duane, BU (Fr., F, New Canaan, Conn.) – Scored BU's lone goal at UMass Lowell on Saturday and picked up an assist at BC on Friday.
Connor Hellebuyck, UML (So., G, Commerce, Mich.) – Stopped 39 of 41 shots (.951 save%) with a 1-0-1 record in a pair of games against Maine and BU.
Brian Christie, MC (So., F, West Chester, Pa.) – Recorded two goals and two assists in Merrimack's split with then-fifth-ranked Quinnipiac.
Clay Witt, NU (R-Jr., G, Brandon, Fla.) – Went 1-1-0 against No. 18 Vermont, making a combined 74 saves (.937 save percentage) including 46 in Friday night's 3-2 win.
Mario Lucia, ND (So., F, Plymouth, Minn.) – Had two goals and one assist for three points on the weekend as the Irish swept Lake Superior State. Lucia had a goal and an assist in the 6-3 win on Friday, and his power-play goal in Saturday's 4-2 win was the game winner.
Vince Hinostroza, ND (Fr., F, Bartlett, Ill.) – Had four assists in the sweep of Lake Superior State. He recorded three assists in the 6-3 win, then set up Lucia's game winner in the 4-2 win on Saturday.
Noel Acciari, PC (R-So., F, Johnston, R.I.) – Led the Friars to a 1-0-1 weekend at Colorado College with a goal and three assists for four points.
Chris McCarthy, UVM (Sr., F, Collegeville, Pa.) – Scored three goals and added one assist in a weekend split against 11th-ranked Northeastern in Boston.
Mike Paliotta, UVM (Jr., D, Westport, Conn.) – Collected three assists over the weekend in a two-game series against No. 11 Northeastern.