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February 10, 2014
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WEEKLY RELEASE: VERMONT TAKES CAT FIGHT, SWEEPS UNH IN DURHAM
Lowell Inches Up With Three-Point Weekend; BC, Maine, UMass and ND Take Two Points
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Photo WARRIOR HOCKEY PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#21 BRYAN RUST, NOTRE DAME
(Senior Forward; Novi, Mich.)
Just when it looked like the Irish might get swept at home by Maine, Rust struck twice, first with an extra attacker to tie the Black Bears, 2-2, at 18:52. Then he got the GWG 24 seconds later at 19:16 for the win. Rust also assisted on ND's only goal on Friday night. Warrior
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Photo PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#1 MIKE SANTAGUIDA, VERMONT
(Freshman Goaltender; Mississauga, Ont.)
Santaguida stopped 54 of 57 shots (.947) to backbone UVM's road sweep at UNH. Pro Ambitions
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Photo HEA CO-DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#31 CLAY WITT, NORTHEASTERN
(Junior Goaltender; Brandon, Fla.)
Stopped 96% of the shots he saw, the first 27 in a 6-0 Beanpot shutout of Harvard, followed by 45 saves in a 3-0 loss to UMass. Hockey East
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Photo HEA CO-DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#51 MARTIN OUELLETTE, MAINE
(Senior Goaltender; Ste. Hippolyte, Quebec)
Followed a 36-save night in a 2-1 win at Notre Dame with a career high 39 saves in a tough 3-2 loss to the Irish, seeing a 2-1 lead evaporate in the final minutes. Hockey East
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Photo HOCKEY EAST TEAM OF THE WEEK
VERMONT CATAMOUNTS
With each point in the standings becoming more valuable, the Cats went into UNH's Whittemore Center and emerged with a rare road sweep, 5-2 and 2-1.  
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Warrior Hockey Player of the Week Bryan Rust of Notre Dame
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HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS

Johnny Gaudreau, BC (Jr., F, Carneys Point, N.J.) Recorded multiple points in both of BC's wins last week, with a goal and an assist in the Beanpot against BU, and then three assists in the Eagles' 6-1 win over Merrimack. His point streak has now reached 23 games, with 21 goals and 27 assists for 48 points during the stretch.

Bill Arnold, BC (Sr., F, Needham, Mass.) Posted two assists in BC's 3-1 Beanpot win over BU, and then notched his first career hat trick on Friday night against Merrimack.

Matt Ronan, BU (Sr., F, Woburn, Mass.) Scored the game-tying goal in BU's 2-2 tie against #7 UMass Lowell on Friday for his first career goal.

Brice O'Connor, ME (Sr., D, Londonderry, N.H.) His third-period goal at Notre Dame on Friday night was both the game-winning goal and O'Connor's first goal of the season.

Conor Sheary, UMA (Sr., F, Melrose, Mass. ) Scored a pair of special teams goals with a short-handed tally in Friday's 3-0 win at #11 Northeastern and a power-play goal on Saturday vs. #7 UMass Lowell to extend his goal-scoring streak to three straight games and his point scoring streak to five.

Michael Fallon, UML (So., F, Glenview, Ill.) Recorded four points (1g, 3a) in UML's three-point weekend, including a career-high three points (1g,2a) on Saturday at UMass.

Mike Szmatula, NU (Fr., F, Commerce Township, Mich.) Had three points (1g, 2a) in his Beanpot debut against Harvard last Monday.

Shayne Taker, ND (Sr., D, Surrey, B.C.) Set up both of Bryan Rust's goals in a 24-second span of the final 1:08 of Saturday's 3-2 win over Maine.

Chris McCarthy, UVM (Sr., F, Collegeville, Pa.) Posted a four-point weekend in a road sweep of New Hampshire. The senior had a goal and two assists in a 5-2 win on Friday, including his 100th career point in the first period. He added an assist in Saturday's 2-1 victory.

Brendan Bradley, UVM (Fr., F, Richboro, Pa.) Registered a four-point weekend in a road sweep of New Hampshire. He posted a goal and two assists on Friday for his second straight three-point performance, and added the primary assist on the game-winner on Saturday.

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