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January 3, 2011
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WEEKLY RELEASE: PROVIDENCE EDGES MAINE; VERMONT SWEEPS SERIES AT UNION
~ Boston U. blanks Brown; Northeastern takes out St. Cloud ~
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Photo PURE HOCKEY PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#10 JENNIFER FRIEDMAN, PROVIDENCE COLLEGE
(Junior Defenseman; San Gabriel, Calif.)
Friedman tallied a goal and an assist in Sunday's 2-1 win at Maine. She finished the game with a +2 rating for the Friars. Pure Hockey
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Photo PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#29 MARIE-PHILIP POULIN, BOSTON U.
(Freshman Forward; Beauceville, Que.)
Poulin recorded one goal and two assists in the Terriers' 4-0 win over Brown on Sunday afternoon. Pro Ambitions
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Photo WHEA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#30 KELCI LANTHIER, VERMONT
(Sophomore Goaltender; Mt. Airy, Md.)
Lanthier stopped 52 of 54 shots (.963 save%) for the Catamounts, as she earned her first two collegiate wins sweeping a two-game series at Union. Hockey East
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Photo WHEA TEAM OF THE WEEK
VERMONT CATAMOUNTS
The Catamounts completed a weekend sweep of Union of Sunday with a 3-1 victory, after a 2-1 win on Saturday. Vermont's penalty kill was a perfect 7-for-7 on the weekend.  
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Pure Hockey Player of the Week Jennifer Friedman of Providence College
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ARMY ROTC THREE STARS AWARD
At the conclusion of each Hockey East game, the " Army ROTC Three Stars of The Game" are selected. Here are the 2010-2011 season leaders to date:
Rk. Name Cl. Pos. School
1. Kelli Stack Sr. F BC
2. Alexandra Garcia Jr. G UConn
  Jenn Wakefield Jr. F BU
  Katie Bacon So. F PC
5. Florence Schelling Jr. G NU
6. Kristina Lavoie So. F UNH
  Brittany Ott So. G Maine
  Mary Restuccia Jr. F BC
Army ROTC
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HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS

Maggie Brennolt (Fr., F, Hawthorn Woods, Ill.) Notched her first collegiate goal and added an assist in a loss to No. 2 Wisconsin.

Corinne Buie PC (Fr. F, Edina, Minn.) Scored the game's first goal in Sunday's 2-1 win at Maine, her seventh goal of the season.

Siena Falino, NU (So., F, Centerport, N.Y.) Had three assists over the weekend, including two against No. 2 Wisconsin.

Alissa Fromkin, BU (So., G, Manhasset, N.Y.) Turned aside all 14 shots faced as she earned her first career shutout in a 4-0 win over Brown.

Dominique Goutsis, Maine (Jr., F, Coquitlam, B.C.) Scored Maine's lone goal against Providence on Sunday.

Dani Rylan, NU (Gr., F, Tampa, Fla.) Scored her first collegiate goal was the game-winning tally in a 2-1 victory at St. Cloud State on Jan. 2.

Florence Schelling, NU (Jr., G, Oberengstringen, Switzerland) Made a season-high 39 saves in a 2-1 win at St. Cloud State on Jan. 2.

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CAREER FIRSTS/MILESTONES/WHO's HOT

BOSTON UNIVERSITY TERRIERS are 7-0-0 against ECAC Hockey teams in 2010-11

Christina England PC (Wareham, Mass.) Made 12 saves en route to her first career victory Sunday at Maine

Dominique Goutsis, MAINE (Coquitlam, B.C.) has a three game point streak, with goals in her last two

Jean O'Neill, PC (Strafford, Pa.) added an assist in Sunday's win at Maine for her 60th career point

Marie-Philip Poulin, BU (BEAUCVILLE, QUE.) is on a six-game point-scoring streak (5g,7a)

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TEAM NOTES

Boston College: Boston College finished 2010 with a 11-3-4 record...The Eagles faced the Tigers without five players, which included: Kelli Stack, Molly Schaus, Blake Bolden, Meagan Mangene, and T aylor Wasylk participated in the USA Hockey Women's Holiday Camp in Blaine, Minn...Kiera Kingston made 24 saves in the loss to Princeton...BC will return to action on Monday, January 3 at Y ale.

Boston University: The N o. 3 Boston University women's ice hockey team blanked Brown, 4-0, on Sunday afternoon for its third shutout in the last four games…With the win, the T erriers secured a program-best seven-game winning streak…BU improved to 7-0-0 against ECAC Hockey teams in 2010-11 …With three points against Brown, freshman Marie-Philip Poulin extended her point-scoring streak to six games (5g,7a)…Sophomore netminder A lissa Fromkin turned aside all 14 shots faced against Brown as she earned her first collegiate shutout…Since the 2009-10 season, the T erriers are 27-0-6 when leading after two periods…The Terriers received their highest ranking in program history (No. 3) the week of Dec. 13.

University of Connecticut: The Huskies will finally return to the Mark Edward Freitas Ice Forum this coming weekend after taking a five-week break from having the home ice advantage...UConn has an overall record of 77-66-24 at home, and a 3-3-1 record as the home team this season...Going into the second half of the season Taylor Gross leads the Huskies with 14 points (10G, 4A) and Jennifer Chaisson and Kelly Horan are second and third on the team with 12 (3G, 9A) and 11 (4G, 7A) points respectively... Alexandra Garcia went over the 500 save mark for the season in Sunday's contest at D artmouth and she now has 513 on the year, and has posted 30 or more saves in nine games this season...Brittany Murphy, who has four goals on the season, has posted a goal in two of the last three games, including the gamewinner at Union back in December. Garcia and Nicole Paniccia have each posted a pair of shutouts for the Huskies this season, the latest coming at Union for Paniccia.

University of Maine: Maine returned to WHEA action Sunday night with a rare 8 p.m. game against Providence College, which Maine lost 2-1…Dominique Goutsis notched the lone goal for Maine. The goal was Goutsis' fourth of the season, a new career high for her for goals in a season after she notched three goals last year … Goutsis also has a three game point streak, with goals in her last two games… Melissa Gagnon (St. Gilles, Que.) and Chloe T inkler (Wabush, Nfld.) each assisted on the goal, and both set new career highs for assists in a season as Gagnon now has six and Tinkler has five…The loss snapped Maine's two game unbeaten streak…Even with the loss, Maine is off to their best start in five years at 8-8-4 since starting the 2005-06 season at 10-4-5.

University of New Hampshire: UNH has been idle since its 1-0 victory vs. intrastate rival Dartmouth College on Dec. 11; the Wildcats return to action Jan. 9 at home against Northeastern...UNH has a 28-3-2 record in first games of a new year, and that includes a 10-0-1 mark at home; in the first game of the 2010 calendar year, UNH defeated NU, 5-3, in the S un Life Frozen Fenway game...Junior goaltender Lindsey Minton has a 1.40 GAA , .946 save percentage and four shutouts in 10 home games this season. A freshman – Arielle O'Neill – leads the team in goals, points and plus/minus and sophomore Kristine Horn is atop the assist leaderboard...Twelve of UNH's 13 remaining regular-season games are vs. Hockey East foes; the only non-league game is Jan. 18 at Quinnipiac...UNH has lost seven consecutive Hockey East games; spanning the 2003-09 seasons, the 'Cats lost a total of 10 league games.

Northeastern University: The win at St. Cloud State snapped a two-game losing streak. Both losses were against top-5 opponents...The Huskies didn't allow a power play opportunity for the first time all season against St. Cloud State on Jan. 2. The Huskies took just one penalty all game, which was also a season-low. Northeastern has gone to the penalty box just six times in the last three games... Florence Schelling is now 3-1-1 when she records 30 or more saves. She has had at least 37 saves in two of her last three starts. Her 39 saves against St. Cloud State eclipsed her previous season-high 37 saves that she had against BU on Dec. 7...In both games over the weekend, a Husky notched her first Division 1 goal. Maggie Brennolt accomplished the feat against Wisconsin while Dani Rylan notched the game-winning goal against St. Cloud State...Northeastern has just two non-conference games left. Both games will be Beanpot contests.

Providence College: Senior goaltender Christina E ngland (Wareham, Mass.) earned her first career victory in Sunday's 2-1 win at Maine…Junior Genevieve Lacasse (Scarborough, Ont.) is playing for Hockey Canada's Under 22 Select team in the MLP Cup in Switzerland. Lacasse had made 57 consecutive starts for the Friars prior to Sunday's visit to Orono.

University of Vermont: Vermont is 3-0-7 when scoring the first goal this season…Vermont is 1-2-3 in its last six Hockey East contests…The Catamounts came from behind Sunday to defeat Union and win their third straight game … The Catamounts three-game win streak is their longest since opening the 2007-08 season with four straight wins…Vermont's win S unday was its first of the season when not scoring first…The Catamounts are now 3-2-4 against ECAC opponents this season…Senior captain Celeste Doucet leads the team in scoring with three goals and six assists for nine points in 20 games…Vermont hosts No. 8 North Dakota in a two-game series this weekend as they return to action at Gutterson Fieldhouse.

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