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January 23, 2014
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WEEKEND PREVIEW: BU HEADS TO VERMONT; BC, UNH TO PLAY HOME-AND-HOME
- Skating Strides Heads to NU Friday, UVM Saturday -
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Boston College battles New Hampshire in a home-and-home series this weekend

Maine at Northeastern Two-Game Series (Fri., Sat. at Matthews Arena)

- Friday's matchup will be the next stop for Hockey East Skating Strides, which aims to raise money and awareness for various breast cancer-related charities.

- NU senior forward Katie MacSorley (Stratford, Ont.) has scored ten of her eleven goals this season in conference play, including three game-winners.

- The Black Bears are 3-2-2 in their last seven games, getting six points apiece during that stretch from Audra Richards (Maplewood, Minn.), Brianne Kilgour (Hamilton, Ont.) and Karissa Kirkup (Virden, Man.).


Boston University at Vermont Two-Game Series (Fri., Sat. at Gutterson Field House)

- UVM hosts their Skating Strides game on Saturday night.

- Terrier forward Sarah Lefort (Ormstown, Que.) has recorded a point in all 12 league games BU has played, with 11 goals and 11 assists for 22 points (leads Hockey East).

- Vermont and BU are the only teams in Hockey East that have gotten at least one point from every skater that has played this season.


New Hampshire vs. Boston College Two-Game Series (Sat. at Conte Forum, Sun. at Whittemore Center)

- UNH remains the only Hockey East team to have defeated BC this season, topping the Eagles 3-1 back on Oct. 16 at Conte Forum. Nicole Gifford (Ennismore, Ont.) had a goal and an assist for the Wildcats, while Sara Carlson (Hutchinson, Minn.) notched two assists.

- Since that loss to New Hampshire, Boston College has gone 10-0-1 in conference play, outscoring their opponents 46-19.


Providence vs. Connecticut Two-Game Series (Sat. at Freitas Ice Forum, Sun. at Schneider Arena)

- UConn beat PC 5-4 back on Nov. 10, getting a goal and two assists from Rebecca Fleming (Newton, Mass.), as well as a goal and an assist each from Rachel Farrel (Cheshire, Conn.) and Sarah MacDonnell (Quispamsis, N.B.).

- PC freshman Cassidy Carels (Bruxelles, Man.) has thirteen goals this season, the most by any rookie in Division I.

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