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December 6, 2013
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WEEKEND PREVIEW: BU HOSTS UMD IN NON-LEAGUE SET; BC, UNH FACEOFF WITH HARVARD
- MAINE ENTERTAINS BROWN FOR PAIR; PC SKATES WITH YALE; UNH HOSTS DARTMOUTH SUNDAY -
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Boston University hosts Minnesota Duluth in non-conference action this weekend

Brown at Maine - Two-Game Series (Fri., Sat. at Alfond Arena)

- Mariah Fujimagari (Markham, Ont.) was named Pro Ambitions Rookie of the Week on Monday for her 73-save effort in two games last week at Penn State (44) and Robert Morris (29).


Minnesota-Duluth at No. 9 Boston University - Two-Game Series (Fri., Sat. at WBA)

- If BU claims two wins on the weekend, it will finish 2013 with a perfect home record. The Terriers are 14-0-0 at Walter Brown since Jan. 16. One of those wins was in an NCAA tournament game and Duluth will be only the third non-conference opponent that BU has hosted in 2013.

- For the second time this season, senior Kerrin Sperry was named Hockey East Goaltender of the Month, the league announced on Dec. 4. She had a 1.50 GAA and a .944 save percentage with a 6-2-0 record in eight starts in November.


Yale at Providence (Friday at Schneider Arena)

- Senior forward Corinne Buie (Edina, Minn.) has eight points (2g,6a) in her last three games for the Friars.

- Providence and Yale will faceoff for the 33rd time, with the Friars leading the all-time series 25- 5-2. At Schneider Arena, the Friars hold an all-time record of 11-1-1 against the Bulldogs.


New Hampshire at No. 4 Harvard (Friday at the Bright Center)

- Senior Nicole Gifford (Ennismore, Ont.) has three points (1g,2a) in three career games vs. the Crimson.

- UNH's penalty kill has been perfect four of the last five games with one power-play goal allowed in 15 shorthanded situations. The PK is 24-for-26 (92.3%) the past seven games.


No. 7 Boston College at No. 4 Harvard (Saturday at the Bright Center)

- The Eagles own a 5-2-1 record in non-league play vs. ECAC teams so far this season.

- Boston College's last matchup with Harvard came a season ago when the Eagles earned a 3-1 victory over the Crimson in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament on March 16.


Dartmouth at New Hampshire (Sunday at the Whittemore Center)

- New Hampshire has a 34-14-4 lifetime record against Dartmouth but the Big Green has won the last two meetings. Prior to DC's current two-game streak, the Wildcats won five consecutive meetings spanning January 2008 to November 2011. The 'Cats have an 18-4-2 home record in this battle of intrastate rivals with a 3-1-1 edge the last five games in Durham.

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