November 26, 2012
HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS
Megan Armstrong, UNH (Fr., D, Edina, Minn.) Extended her point streak to five games with a pair of assists on the week, including one in each game.
Moe Bradley, UNH (So., G, Swampscott, Mass.) Recorded a career-high 39 saves in Sunday's game against No. 1 Minnesota.
Nicole Gifford, UNH (Jr., F, Ennismore, Ont.) Tallied a power play goal and an assist in New Hampshire's 5-2 win over Quinnipiac.
Chelsiea Goll, NU (So., F, Winthrop, Mass.) Scored two goals against Team Russia, including a power play tally.
Jessica Hitchcock, UNH (Jr., F, LaSalle, Ont.) Recorded four points (3g,1a) on the week, including two goals and an assist against Quinnipiac.
Kristine Horn, UNH (Sr., D/F, Utica, Mich.) Notched a power play goal and an assist in New Hampshire's 5-2 win over Quinnipiac.
Molly Illikainen, PC (Fr., F, Grand Rapids, Minn.) Tallied two points during the Friars 4-0 win over Union College.
Rachel Llanes, NU (Sr., F, San Jose, Calif.) Had a three-point night against Team Russia (2g,1a), including the game-winner.
Dana Trivigno, BC (Fr., F, Setauket, N.Y.) Recorded a goal and assist in Saturday's Nutmeg Classic championship game.
CAREER FIRSTS/MILESTONES/WHO's HOT
Corinne Boyles, BC (Wheaton , Ill.) Is riding a shutout streak of 131:52 in non-conference games
Taylor Wasylk, BC (Port Huron, Mich.) Is currently on a four game point streak (2-2-4)
Haley Breedlove, UNH (Plano, Texas) Scored her first career goal in Satur day 's game against Minnesota
Boston College: BC's current nine game unbeaten streak (7-0-2) is the longest in team history...Alex Carpenter's point streak has been extended to 11 games (11-10-21) which is three behind Kelli Stack's 14 game point streak from 10/4/08-11/30/08...Emily Field is first in the Hockey East with 10 power play points...Blake Bolden and Haley Skarupa are first in the Hockey East in defenseman scoring and freshman scoring respectively...Bolden is also tied for first with a +16 rating.
Boston University: Junior co-captain Marie-Philip Poulin ranks sixth in the nation in points per game (1.91) and is fourth among NCAA skaters with an average of 1.36 assists per game…Poulin also leads the league with 15 assists and has the top plus/minus rating in the conference (+16).
University of Connecticut: Junior Stephanie Raithby scored in each contest this weekend...Sophomore goaltender Emily Walsh made her first career appearance to the tune of six saves over 10-plus shutout minutes...UConn is now 11-7 all-time in the Nutmeg Classic and was swept for the first time since its inception in 2008
University of Maine: The Black Bears hosted the Russian National team for a Thanksgiving exhibition game this past week. Maine fell by a score of 3-0. Senior Forward Brittany Dougherty with four goals and seven assists for 11 points leads Maine skaters while freshman Forward Audra Richards leads the team in goals with five. Brittany Ott has a 2-3-1 record as she has allowed 14 goals with 205 saves for a .936 save percentage. The Black Bears will travel to Boston College on November 30 and December 1 as they battle with the second place Eagles. Game times are slated for 7:00 PM and 2:00 PM.
University of New Hampshire: The University of New Hampshire earned its sixth win of the season with a 5-2 victory over Quinnipiac before falling in a pair of games to No. 1 Minnesota. Three different Wildcats notched multiple points in the victory over Quinnipiac while Jenn Gilligan improved her record to 3-0-0 with the win. The team has totaled 12 power play goals through the first 15 games and have held opponents to 11.
Northeastern University: Kendall Coyne has at least one point in 10 of her 11 games played this season, and is riding a seven-game point streak (seven goals, 11 assists) … Coyne is fourth in the nation in points per game (2.27) … Casey Pickett has 13 points in her last five games, and is three points away from 100 in her career … Pickett is 20th on the NU record list for career goals (49).
Providence College: With the win over Union on Sunday, Nov. 25, the Friars have won six of the nine home games they have had this season. The Friars competed for the 18th annual Mayor's Cup Friday, Nov. 23, where they tied, 2-2, with cross-town rival Brown. It was the third tie in the history of Mayor Cup face-offs. There have been 17 different Friars notching points on the season thus far. Providence has collected 123 points in 16 games, with the four person senior class notching 35 of those points. The Friars home record in Schneider Arena includes 297 home wins, bringing them just shy of the 300 mark.
University of Vermont: Vermont sophomores Brittany Zuback, Meghan Huertas,
and Amanda Pelkey are all on three-game point streaks. Zuback leads the team in
scoring with nine goals and six assists for 15 points in 14 games this season...
Nine goals is already the most in a season for a Catamount since Hilary Johnson
had 11 in 2003-04…The Catamounts are undefeated in their last three Hockey
East contests, the first such streak since Jan. 30 – Feb. 11 2010.