March 17, 2014
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.