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Hockey East Player of the Month David Cotton of Boston College
David Cotton Named Hockey East Player of the Month
Dugan Claims Top Rookie Again; Murray Garners Best Goaltender Honors


David Cotton - Boston College
Junior Forward; Parker, Texas

David Cotton helped Boston College to a 4-2-1 record in November and lead all of Hockey East with seven goals, 11 points, and two game-winning goals. He potted two power-play strikes, two game-winning markers, a teambest 30 shots on net and a plus-seven rating, which was tied for fourth-best in the league. Cotton strung together a career-high five-game goal scoring streak (Nov. 3-23) and ended the month riding a six-game point streak (7g, 4a). He recorded three multi-point outings, including a four-point night on Nov. 3 in a 4-1 win over Merrimack.

Runner-up: Mitchell Chaffee, UMass


Jack Dugan - Providence
Forward; Rochester, New York

Jack Dugan earns his second consecutive Pro Ambitions Rookie of the Month award as he led all Hockey East freshmen in goals (4), assists (5), points (9), goals per game (0.50), points per game (1.12), and game-winning goals (1). He registered three multi-point outings in the month of November and strung together a four-game point streak where he notched three goals and four assists. In a Nov. 23 game at then-#7 Denver, the rookie recorded a two-point outing (1g, 1a). He currently leads all national rookies with 16 points and three game-winning goals.

Runner-up: Tyler Madden, NU


Matt Murray - Massachusetts
Sophomore; St. Albert, Alberta

Murray started six of seven UMass games in November, winning each of his appearances to backbone the Minutemen to a perfect 7-0-0 record and the #1 ranking in the nation for the first time in program history. It was the first undefeated month for the Minutemen since Dec. 1970. His month included victories over three ranked programs and had a 5-0-0 record against league opponents. He was named the Hockey East Player of the Week on Nov. 12 after making 58 saves in a sweep of Providence and he picked up his first career assist in a 3-2 win over #18 Princeton.

Runner-up: Joseph Woll, BC