Weekly Release: UMass Lowell Wins Friendship Four; Providence, BC Continue to Win
Teams Look Ahead to Heavy Hockey East Schedule in December
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Warrior Hockey Player of the Week Andrew Poturalski of New Hampshire

AROUND HOCKEY EAST: No. 4 UMass Lowell won the first-ever Friendship Four tournament in Belfast, Northern Ireland, topping Brown in a shootout to capture the inaugural Belpot Trophy. After the game officially ended in a 3-3 tie, Dylan Zink (Madison, Wis.) scored the only goal of the shootout to claim the win for the River Hawks. UMass Lowell also downed Northeastern in the semifinals, 3-2 in overtime ... No. 1 Providence is now unbeaten in its last 16 games, including carrying a 12-game unbeaten streak to open 2015-16 after toppling No. 9/10 Yale, 4-3. Jake Walman (Toronto, Ont.) netted the game-winning goal and currently leads the NCAA in scoring with 10 goals, eight assists and 18 points ... No. 2 Boston College continued its winning ways with a 6-2 victory over RIT Saturday evening. Rookie sensation Colin White (Hanover, Mass.) picked up an assist on Ryan Fitzgerald's (N. Reading, Mass.) game-winner, stretching his point-streak to eight games (5g, 13a). The Eagles have won 11 of their first 12 games, the best start in program history since the 1949 NCAA championship season ... Northeastern exploded for seven goals against Colgate to claim third place in the Friendship Four after falling, 3-2, in overtime to UMass Lowell. Ryan Rosenthal (Montvale, N.J.) scored three goals and added an assist on the weekend to power the Husky offense ... No. 12/11 Boston University remained unbeaten (3-0-2) in the Red Hot Hockey rivalry, skating to a 3-3 draw with No. 15/16 Cornell at Madison Square Garden Saturday night and now have just one loss in their last nine contests (5-1-3) ... The Maine Black Bears extended their winning streak to four games with two wins over Princeton last weekend, powered by four points (3g, 1a) from Blaine Byron (Manotick, Ont.). Senior goaltender Matt Morris (Ridgewood, N.J.) stopped 61 shots to collect his fourth consecutive victory, carrying a 1.98 goals against average and .944 save percentage in that span ... No. 18 Notre Dame hosted the Shillelagh Tournament at the Compton Family Ice Arena last weekend, falling to No. 8 Harvard, 4-1, before topping Western Michigan, 3-1. Senior forward Sam Herr (Hinsdale, Ill.) netted the game-winner with less than five minutes remaining to secure third place over the Broncos ... The NCAA's leading scorer, Andrew Poturalski (Williamsville, N.Y.), registered five points in two games for New Hampshire, including a hat trick against RPI Tuesday. He then picked up a pair of assist Saturday in the Wildcats' 5-4 win over Bentley ...Hockey East now looks ahead to a full slate of conference match ups this weekend, with 12 league games on the slate.