~ No. 10 Northeastern, UNH, PC still in play for two remaining home-ice spots ~
Boston College and Boston University are tied at the top of the WHEA standings
No. 2 Boston College at Vermont - Two-Game Series (Sat., Sun. at Gutterson Fieldhouse)
- Alex Carpenter broke the league single-season points record (45) and goals (24) record in conference play. The
previous points record was held by UNH's Sadie Wright-Ward with 39 points in 2005-06 and BC's Kelli Stack held
the previous record in 2010-11 with 22 goals. NU's Kendall Coyne (Palos Heights, Ill.) also eclipsed Wright-Ward's
mark with 40 points so far this season.
- The Eagles won the previous meeting by a 7-2 score on January 12 at Conte Forum. BC's line of Melissa Bizzari
(Stowe, Vt.), Alex Carpenter (Reading, Mass.) and Haley Skarupa (Rockville, Md.) combined for 12 points (6g,6a) in
- If BC and BU win both of their games this weekend, they have the same head-to-head record vs. teams 3-8.
The No. 1 seed in the tournament would be determined by a coin flip on Sunday night. The Catamounts are locked
into the sixth seed in the upcoming tournament and will play the No. 3 seed on the road.
Maine at New Hampshire - Two-Game Series (Sat., Sun. at the Whittemore Center)
- UNH won the previous meeting vs. the Black Bears by a 2-1 score on November 17 at Alfond Arena. UNH outshot
Maine 40-23 for the game. Maine's Brittany Ott (St. Clair Shores, Mich.) recorded 38 saves in the losing effort.
- The Wildcats can finish anywhere from 3 to 5, but hold the head-to-head tiebreaker with PC. Maine will clinch
the No. 7 seed in the tournament if they gain a point and UConn loses a point in their series.
Connecticut vs. No. 4 Boston University - Two-Game Series (Sat. at BU; Sun. at UConn)
- The Terriers were victorious in the first meeting on the season series by a 4-2 score at Freitas Ice Forum on
January 8. Isabel Menard (Ottawa, Ont.) and Kayla Tutino (Lorraine, Que.) each notched three points (1g,2a) in the
- Junior forward Marie-Philip Poulin (Beauceville, Que.) has five points (2g,3a) in her last three games.
- The Huskies could take the seventh seed in the tournament with a sweep of BU.
No. 10 Northeastern vs. Providence - Two-Game Series (Sat. at PC; Sun. at NU)
- The Huskies won the first meeting of the series on January 20 at Matthews Arena (8-7). PC's Molly Illikainen
(Grand Rapids, Minn.) and NU's Kendall Coyne each totaled four points (2g,2a) in the contest.
- Senior forward Rachel Llanes (San Jose, Calif.) needs three points to reach 100 career. She has recorded 98
points (38g,60a) in 134 career games for NU.
- Northeastern can clinch the third seed in the playoffs with a win or a tie. Providence can finish anywhere from
3-5 in the league standings.