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February 18, 2013
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WEEKLY RELEASE: NO. 2 BC, NO. 3 BU, NO. 10 NORTHEASTERN SWEEP LEAGUE SERIES
~ UNH gets three points from PC, blanks UConn; NU wins Beanpot ~
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Photo ATHLETIC REPUBLIC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#5 ALEX CARPENTER, BOSTON COLLEGE
(Sophomore Forward; Reading, Mass.)
Carpenter recorded a league-high eight points (4g,4a) in three games in the week. She finished the UConn series with seven points (4g,3a), including a four-point (2g,2a) effort on Saturday vs. the Huskies. She finished the week with 14 shots on goal and a +4 rating. Athletic Republic
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Photo PRO AMBITIONS CO-ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#25 ALEXIS CROSSLEY, NEW HAMPSHIRE
(Freshman Defenseman; Cole Harbour, N.S.)
Crossley tallied four assists on the week, including two against Providence in the 3-3 tie on Sunday at the Whittemore Center. Pro Ambitions
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Photo PRO AMBITIONS CO-ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#28 PAIGE SAVAGE, NORTHEASTERN
(Freshman Forward; Johns Creek, Ga.)
Savage had six points (1g,5a) in three wins for the Huskies. She tallied 12 shots on goal on the week. Pro Ambitions
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Photo WHEA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#29 CHLOE DESJARDINS, NORTHEASTERN
(Sophomore Goaltender; Saint-Prosper, Beauce, Que.)
Desjardins registered three victories on the week and made 82 saves on 89 shots (.921 save%), and was named the Bertagna Award winner on Tuesday in the Beanpot Tournament. Hockey East
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Logo WHEA TEAM OF THE WEEK
NORTHEASTERN HUSKIES
The Huskies won their second consecutive Beanpot on Tuesday and 16th overall with a 4-3 win vs. No. 2 Boston College. The Huskies followed that up with a road sweep of Maine, outscoring the Black Bears by a combined, 12 to 4 score  
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Athletic Republic Player of the Week Alex Carpenter of Boston 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 2012-13 season leaders to date:
Rk. Name Cl. Pos. School
1. Kendall Coyne So. F NU
2. Alex Carpenter So. F BC
3. Isabel Menard Sr. F BU
4. Melissa Bizzari Jr. F BC
  Corinne Buie Jr. F PC
6. Marie-Philip Poulin Jr. F BU
  Haley Skarupa Fr. F BC
Army ROTC
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HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS

Hannah Armstrong, UNH (So. F, Newmarket, Ont.) Recorded five points (3g,2a) on the week, including her first career hat trick vs. UConn.

Kailey Chappell UNH (Sr. D, Pickering, Ont.) Tallied four assists on the week, including three against Providence on Friday.

Kendall Coyne, NU (So., F, Palos Heights, Ill.) Had four goals and an assist in three wins last week. Was named the Beanpot MVP on Tuesday.

Brittany Dougherty, Maine (Sr., F, Chesterfield, Mich.) Registered two points (1g,1a) in the 5-2 loss to Northeastern on Saturday.

Brittany Esposito, NU (Jr., F, Edmonton, Alta.) Recorded four goals and one assist in three wins last week.

Alissa Fromkin (Sr., G, Manhasset, N.Y.) Made 24 saves (.960 save%) in a 2-1 win over Vermont on Saturday.

Jenn Gilligan, UNH (So., G, Maple Ridge, B.C.) Made 60 saves in three games (2-0-1), including a shutout against Connecticut.

Kayla Kaluzny, Maine (Jr., F, Calgary, Alta.) Registered a goal and an assist in the 5-2 loss against Northeastern.

Kristina Lavoie, UNH (Sr., F, Fonthill, Ont.) Tallied five points (4g, 1a), including a hat trick against Providence on Friday.

Isabel Menard (Sr., F, Ottawa, Ont.) Scored two goals, including the game-winner, in a 3-2 win over Vermont on Sunday.

Megan Miller, BC (So., G, Long Grove, Ill.) Stopped 18 shots on Sunday to record her second shutout of the season.

Casey Pickett, NU (Sr., F, Wilmington, Mass.) Had one goal and four assists last week in three victories.

Marie-Philip Poulin (Jr., F, Beauceville, Que.) Scored twice, including the game-winner with 1:30 remaining, to lift BU past Vermont Saturday.

Haley Skarupa, BC (Fr., F, Rockville, Md.) Recorded a goal and four assists over three games this week including a team high 15 shots on goal.

Kayla Tutino (So., F, Lorraine, Que.) Assisted on all three Terrier goals in a 3-2 win over Vermont on Sunday.


CAREER FIRSTS/MILESTONES/WHO's HOT

Hannah Armstrong, UNH (AURORA, ONT.) ta llied seven points (5g,2a) in a three game span

BOSTON UNIVERSITY TERRIERS earned 150th win in program history on Saturda y, which also marked head coach Brian Durocher's 150th career win

Alex Carpenter, BC (READING, MASS.) recorded her 100th career point on Sunday

Kendall Coyne, NU (PALOS HEIGHTS, ILL.) recorded her 100th career point on Sunday at Maine.

Rachel Llanes, NU (SAN JOSE, CALIF.) needs three points tO reach 100 career

Elizabeth Olchowski, BC (GREENFIELD, MASS.) recorded her first career point on Saturda y on Senior Day.

Casey Pickett, NU (WILMINGTON, MASS.) has NINE POINTS (2G,7a) in her last four games

Claire Santostefano , NU (Wilmette, Ill.) played in her 100th career game on Sunday at Maine


TEAM NOTES

Boston College: On Tuesday, BC lost for the first time this season when holding a lead after 20 minutes of play...Melissa Bizzari was a team best +8 over three games this week...With 141 goals scored, the Eagles are three goals away from setting a new school record in goals for in a season...BC is one win away from tying the school record for wins in a season (24)...Alex Carpenter is averaging 2.03 points per game this season and her 61 points rank fifth in the NCAA...Megan Miller currently has a shutout streak of 128:05...BC's 4.70 goals per game and 30.39% power play success both rank second in the nation behind Minnesota.

Boston University: BU is now 20-5-3 overall with a 15-2-1 mark in Hockey East play…The Terriers earned the program's 150th win and head coach Brian Durocher also earned his 150th career win on Saturday against Vermont…BU also earned the program's 100th win against Vermont…That win came on Jan. 22, 2011, a 4-0 victory at Vermont…Junior Marie-Philip Poulin scored the game-winning goal in both of those historic wins…BU has won 12 straight conference contests dating back to Nov. 9 against New Hampshire…This is the third straight 20-win season for BU, and the 15 wins in conference play matches a program best.

University of Connecticut: Junior Sarah Moses made a UConn career-high 42 saves against No. 2 Boston College on Saturday...Freshman Elaine Chuli stopped 36 shots against the Eagles on Sunday; her third-striaght game with 30+ saves and her 11th of the season...The Connecticut penalty kill held BC scoreless in four chances on Sunday.

University of Maine: The Black Bears played host to Northeastern for their final home series of the season. Northeastern took a 5-2 win on Saturday followed by a 7-2 win on Sunday. Brittany Dougherty and Kayla Kaluzny registered multiple points in the 5-2 loss on Saturday, both notching one goal and one assist. Kylie Smith got the start between the pipes on Saturday while Brittany Ott started for the Black Bears on Sunday.

University of New Hampshire: The Wildcats gained five points in conference play this week after securing a 2-0-1 record. The 'Cats shutout Connecticut, 4-0, on Monday and went 1-0-1 against Providence on the weekend. New Hampshire tallied five second period goals at Providence to help top the Friars 6-4. Hannah Armstrong and Kristina Lavoie each tallied a hat trick this week. It was the first time since January of 2004 that players recorded hat tricks in consecutive games. Monday's win over Connecticut was the first Monday game since Jan. 11, 1999. The nine wins in conference play this year is more than double the total that UNH finished conference play with last season.

Northeastern University: Northeastern won the Beanpot for the second straight season, and 16th time overall on Tuesday…NU became the first team to defeat two top-five opponents to win the Beanpot since the start of the national polls in 1998-99…Northeastern is 16-8 all-time in Beanpot championship games, and is the only team in the tournament to have a winning record against the other three participating schools…Head coach Dave Flint became the third coach in program history to win multiple Beanpots…Northeastern has 113 goals this season, marking the first time since 1998-99 and 1999-2000 that NU has tallied 100 goals in back-to-back seasons.

Providence College: The Friars have 19 different players notching points this season. Eleven of those 19 have tallied double digit points. The line of Beth Hanrahan (Poolesville, Md.), Brooke Simpson (Boxboro, Mass.) and Corinne Buie (Edina, Minn.) has notched at least two points in nine of the Friars last 10 games. The trio has collected 33 points in 10 games. Junior Rebecca Morse leads the Friar defensive core in scoring and ranks third in Hockey East and tied for 17th in the nation for defenseman scoring with 19 points on five goals and 14 assists. Senior Nicole Anderson (Jordan, Minn.) ranks 11th in Hockey East for point scoring.

University of Vermont: Vermont has killed off 23 of their last 24 penalties against...With action complete this weekend the Catamounts will finish sixth in Hockey East and travel to face the three seed in the Hockey East Quarterfinals. It is the Catamounts highest finish in program history...Amanda Pelkey is on a three-game point streak, she scored in each of the Catamounts games at No. 3 Boston University this weekend...Vermont closes out the regular season hosting No. 2 Boston College on Senior Day weekend. Erin Wente, Emily Walsh, and Kelci Lanthier will be honored in a postgame ceremony.

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