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November 4, 2014
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Monthly Honors: Notre Dame's Mario Lucia Named Warrior Hockey Player of the Month
BU's Jack Eichel Claims Rookie Honors; Merrimack's Tirronen Named Top Goaltender
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Photo WARRIOR HOCKEY PLAYER OF THE MONTH
MARIO LUCIA - NOTRE DAME
Junior Forward; Plymouth, Minnesota
Lucia led Hockey East in scoring in October, potting seven goals and adding two assists for nine points in just seven games. His seven tallies led the conference and ranked him second in the country among all goal-scorers. Three of his seven markers came in one night, as he notched a hat trick Oct. 18 vs. Lake Superior State. Lucia finished the month riding a five-game point streak (6g, 2a) and boasted a plus-five rating.

Runner-up:
Mike Paliotta, UVM (Sr., D; Westport, Connecticut) 5 GP, 7 pts. (2g, 5a)

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Photo STOP IT GOALTENDER OF THE MONTH
RASMUS TIRRONEN - MERRIMACK
Senior Goaltender; Espoo, Finland
Tirronen collected an unbeaten 4-0-1 record in five starts in October, finishing with a 1.94 goals against average and .919 save percentage, ranking second in the nation among goaltenders who have played at least five games. Four of his last three appearances for the Warriors have ended in overtime. In October, he led Hockey East in win percentage while ranking fourth in the league in goals against and sixth in save percentage.

Runners-up:
Cal Petersen, ND (Fr; Waterloo, Iowa) 3-1-0, 1.50 GAA, .948 SV%
Matt O'Connor, BU (Jr; Toronto, Ontario) 3-0-0, 1.00 GAA, .966 SV%

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Photo PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE MONTH
JACK EICHEL - BOSTON UNIVERSITY
Freshman Forward; North Chelmsford, Massachusetts
Eichel helped lead Boston University to its best start in 13 years as he posted two points per game in a perfect 4-0-0 month for the Terriers. In his collegiate debut, Eichel recorded four points (2g, 2a) in an 8-1 triumph at Massachusetts. The North Chelmsford, Massachusetts native currently leads Hockey East in conference scoring, recording three goals and four assists in league play. Over the month of October, he totaled eight points (4g, 4a) and a finished with a plus-9 rating.

Runner-up: Spencer Naas, UConn (F; Minnetonka, Minnesota) 6 GP, 4 pts. (2g, 2a)

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