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March 17, 2014
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WEEKLY RELEASE: 30th SEMIFINAL PAIRINGS SET FOR TD GARDEN
It's UMass Lowell vs. Notre Dame at 5:00 and PC vs. UNH at 8:00 on Friday
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Photo WARRIOR HOCKEY CO-PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#27 KEVIN GOUMAS, NEW HAMPSHIRE
(Senior Forward; Long Beach, N.Y.)
Goumas picked a good time for his second hat trick of the year, going 3-1-4 in the third and decisive Quarterfinal game against Northeastern, a 5-4 win. He was 3-2-5 on the weekend. Warrior
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Photo WARRIOR HOCKEY CO-PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#19 DEREK ARMY, PROVIDENCE COLLEGE
(Senior Forward; North Kingstown, R.I.)
Army scored the game-winning goal both nights as PC swept Maine. Warrior
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Photo PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#19 MIKE SZMATULA, NORTHEASTERN
(Freshman Forward; Commerce Township, Mich.)
Had a three-goal weekend and added an assist as the Huskies battled through three-one-goal games, coming up short at UNH. Pro Ambitions
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Photo HEA CO-DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#28 STEPHEN JOHNS, NOTRE DAME
(Senior Defenseman; Wmapum, Pa.)
Backboned Irish defensive effort and scored three goals on the weekend as #8 Notre Dame bested #1 Boston College, 7-2, 2-4 and 4-2. Hockey East
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Photo HEA CO-DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#31 CONNOR HELLEBUYCK, UMASS LOWELL
(Sophomore Goaltender; Commerce, Mich.)
Stopped 79 of 85 shots, including 30 in a 2-1 Game Three victory over Vermont. Hockey East
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Photo HOCKEY EAST TEAM OF THE WEEK
NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH
Notre Dame became the fifth #8 seed to advance to the Hockey East semifinals, beating HE #1 and NCAA #2 Boston College, 7-2, 2-4 and 4-2 at Conte Forum.  
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Warrior Hockey Co-Players of the Week Kevin Goumas and Derek Army
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Hockey East Weekly Top Performers

Steven Summerhays, ND (Sr., G, Anchorage, Alaska) Stopped 85 of 93 shots at Boston College, the timeliness and degree of difficulty of the saves being the key to his three-day performance as the irish advanced to the TD Garden as the #8 seed.

Brady Shaw, UVM (Fr., F, Ottawa, Ontario) Shaw registered four points in the Hockey East Quarterfinals against No. 2 seed UMass Lowell, including his first career multi-goal game on Friday night in Game 1.

Mario Puskarich, UVM (Fr., F, Ft. Walton Beach, Florida) Scored the game-winning goal at 5:36 of overtime on Saturday in Game 2 against UMass Lowell to force a third game at Tsongas Center. The goal tied the national lead with his seventh game-winner of the season, and he finished the series with 12 shots on goal.

Scott Wilson, UML (Jr., F, Oakville, Ont.) Posted two goals and an assist in UMass Lowell's three-game quarterfinal series win over #15 Vermont.

Nick Sorkin, UNH (Sr., F, Rockville, Md.) Had two goals and three assists on the weekend, including a four-point performance in Sunday's Game Three win that helped send the Wildcats back to TD Garden for the first time since 2011.

Colton Saucerman, NU (So., D, Colorado Springs, Colo.) Recorded back-to-back multi-point games on Saturday and Sunday, with a goal and an assist in NU's Game Two win and a career-high three assist in yesterday's 5-4 loss to UNH.

Ben Hutton, Maine (Sr., D, Prescott, Ontario) Scored a goal in each game in Maine's series at Providence. He is the Maine season leader in goals by a defenseman with 15.

Bryan Rust, ND (Sr., F, Novi, Michigan) Went 3-1-4 in series win at Boston College.

Kevin Hayes, BC (Sr., F, Dorchester, Mass.) Recorded two goals and three assists in BC's three-game quarterfinal loss to #11 Notre Dame.

Johnny Gaudreau, BC (Jr., F, Carney's Point, New Jersey) Tied Hockey East record for consecutive game point-scoring streak with a 2-2-4 performance in a 4-2 Game Two win over Notre Dame.

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