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Week of January 26, 2015
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photo#11 STEVEN SWAVELY, MAINE
(Jr. F; Reading, Penn..)


Maine swept New Hampshire over the weekend thanks in part to three goals and two assists in the two-game series from Swavely. One of his assists Friday night came on what proved to be the game-winning goal for the Black Bears.

photo#24 NOEL ACCIARI, PROVIDENCE
(Jr. F; Johnston, R.I.)


Acciari contributed to the Friars' weekend sweep of No. 5 UMass Lowell by tallying two goals and three assists for a team-high five points. He tied a career-high Friday with three points (1g, 2a) in the 7-3 win. Acciari followed that up Saturday by scoring the game-winning goal and adding an assist in Providence's 4-1 triumph.
photo#24 DENNIS KRAVCHENKO, MASSACHUSETTS
(Fr. F; Laguna Niguel, Calif.)


Kravchenko registered two goals, one assist, and four blocked shots in UMass' three-point weekend against No. 14 Merrimack. Saturday night, he buried the game-winning goal and earned first star honors in a 4-1 win for the Minutemen.
photo#29 MATT O'CONNOR, BOSTON UNIVERSITY
(Jr. G; Toronto, Ont.)


O'Connor earns Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season after backstopping No. 3 Boston University to a weekend sweep on the road at No. 12 Vermont. The Terrier netminder denied 63 of the 66 shots he faced for a .955 save percentage and a 1.50 goals against average.

Week of January 12, 2015
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photo#5 ROBBIE RUSSO, NOTRE DAME
(Sr. D; Westmont, Ill.)


Russo tallied four goals, including a hat trick Sunday, and a game-tying assist as Notre Dame went 1-0-1 in a weekend home-and-home series with UConn. Russo's hat trick was the first by a Notre Dame defenseman since 1988, and the only hat trick this year by a defenseman in NCAA Division I Hockey.
photo#13 BRETT SENEY, MERRIMACK
(Fr. F; London, Ont.)


Seney led Merrimack with four points (3g, 1a) in a weekend sweep over No. 12 Quinnipiac. The freshman forward recorded a plus-four rating, and notched the game-winning goals on both Friday and Saturday as he helped the Warriors to the first sweep of Quinnipiac in school history.
photo#35 DANNY TIRONE, NEW HAMPSHIRE
(Fr. G; Trumbull, Conn.)


Tirone went 2-0-0 last week for New Hampshire in just his second and third collegiate starts. He made a career high 30 saves on 31 shots against No. 14 Providence in a 2-1 victory Tuesday before stopping 18 shots against UMass Saturday. The freshman netminder carries a 3-0-0 record in his first three starts after joining UNH for the second semester.

Week of January 12, 2015
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photo#10 SHANE WALSH, MASSACHUSETTS
(Jr. F; West Roxbury, Mass.)


Walsh lead a third period comeback for the Minutemen Friday night as UMass rallied for a 3-2 win over Maine in a non-conference matchup. The junior forward notched a career-high three points (2g, 1a), including the game-winner, and scored his first career short-handed goal. Friday night marked the first multi-goal game and second multi-point outing of Walsh's career.
photo#9 JACK EICHEL, BOSTON UNIVERSITY
(Fr. F; North Chelmsford, Mass.)


Eichel earns Pro Ambitions Rookie of the Week accolades for the third time this season after helping the Terriers earn another undefeated weekend. The North Chelmsford, Massachusetts native recorded four points (2g, 2a) in Saturday's 6-1 road win at Wisconsin.
photo#36 MATT MORRIS, MAINE
(So. G; Ridgewood, N.J.)


Morris stopped all 29 shots he faced Saturday night in Maine's 3-0 non-conference road win at UMass, marking the first career shutout of the sophomore netminder's career.

Week of January 5, 2015
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photo#25 DYLAN ZINK, UMASS LOWELL
(So., D; Madison, Wis.)


Zink scored three times en route to being named tournament MVP at the Mariucci Classic, his second holiday tournament MVP award of the year. He the River Hawks capture the Mariucci Classic title with wins over RIT and No. 18 Merrimack. The sophomore defenseman scored the game-winning goal in Saturday night's championship game and leads all NCAA Division I defensemen with eight goals.
photo#13 NOLAN VESEY, MAINE
(Fr. F; North Reading, Mass.)


Vesey registered three points (2g, 1a) and was named the first star in both games in Maine's weekend sweep over Canisius. The North Reading, Massachusetts native buried the unassisted game-winning goal Friday and added a goal and notched an assist Saturday night.
photo#32 RASMUS TIRRONEN, MERRIMACK
(Sr. G; Espoo, Finland)


Tirronen wins Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week accolades for the second time this season. The senior netminder stopped a career-high 40 shots in a 3-2 win against No. 8 Minnesota and upped that mark with 41 saves the following night in a 3-1 loss against No. 7 UMass Lowell in the tournament final. He finished the Mariucci Classic with a 2.50 GAA and .942 SV%.

Week of January 1, 2015
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photo#16 TYLER KELLEHER, NEW HAMPSHIRE
(So., F; Longmeadow, Mass.)


Kelleher notched four points in the second tilt of a two game series at No. 12 Nebraska-Omaha. The sophomore forward scored a goal and tallied three assists for a career-high four points in the Wildcats' 6-2 victory Wednesday.
photo#18 JAKE EVANS, NOTRE DAME
(Fr. F; Toronto, Ont.)


Evans helped the Irish steal a win Sunday night in the Florida College Hockey Classic against No. 6 Miami. He scored the game-tying goal with 23 seconds left in the third period and the game-winning goal with 46 seconds left in overtime to lead Notre Dame past Miami, 3-2. For the week, Evans had two goals and an assist for three points, one blocked shot, a plus-two rating, and earned all-tournament honors.
photo#32 JON GILLIES, PROVIDENCE
(Jr. G; South Portland, Maine)


Gillies backstopped Providence to the 2014 Catamount Cup title and was named to the All-Tournament Team after posting a 2-0-0 record and boasting a 0.50 goals against average and .981 save percentage. He stopped all 29 shots he faced in the title game, collecting is fourth shutout of the season. This marks the third time that Gillies has earned Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week honors.

Week of December 15, 2014
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photo#28 GRAYSON DOWNING, NEW HAMPSHIRE
(Sr. F; Abbottsford, B.C.)


Downing recorded four points for New Hampshire on the weekend, all of which came in a 7-4 win over Maine Saturday night. The senior forward tallied an assist on the third goal of the game and notched three goals in the third period to help spark a come-from-behind win for the Wildcats.
photo#67 MALCOLM HAYES, MAINE
(Fr. F; Atlanta, Ga.)


Hayes registered a goal and an assist in Maine's two-game, non-league series with New Hampshire. The Atlanta, Georgia native's goal on Friday night against the Wildcats proved to be the game-winner in a 5-2 victory. His assist Saturday helped the Black Bears tie the game at three goals apiece in the second period before Maine ultimately fell, 7-4.
photo#1 MIKE SANTAGUIDA, VERMONT
(So. G; Mississauga, Ont.)


Santaguida earns Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week Honors for the second time this season after making 35 saves to help No.10 Vermont shutout St. Lawrence, 2-0, Saturday night. This game marks the sophomore netminder's second road shutout of an ECAC team this season, the previous coming Oct. 18 against Clarkson. He now leads the nation in goals against average (1.08) and save percentage (.962).

Week of December 8, 2014
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photo#10 DANNY O'REGAN, BOSTON UNIVERSITY
(Jr. F; Needham, Mass.)


O'Regan played a key role in all four goals scored for Boston University Saturday night, setting career highs in points (4) and goals (3) to help the Terriers earn a 4-2 win over Merrimack. This marks the first collegiate hat trick for the junior forward, who finished the weekend with a plusfour rating.
photo#15 MICHAEL LOURIA, UMASS LOWELL
(Fr. F; Wexford, Pa.)


Louria tallied two goals and a plus-two rating in two wins for UMass Lowell on the week. His overtime game-winning goal Saturday night against Maine helped the River Hawks remain unbeaten in Hockey East play and atop the league standings.
photo#5 ROBBIE RUSSO, NOTRE DAME
(Sr. D; Westmont, Ill.)


Russo had a big impact in two Notre Dame victories over Massachusetts this past weekend, the Irish's first Hockey East road sweep since joining the league. The senior defenseman notched two goals, three assists, and a collected a plus-five rating. His first marker proved to be Saturday's game winner as the Irish defeated the Minutemen, 4-0.

Week of December 1, 2014
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photo#15 KEVIN ROY, NORTHEASTERN
(Jr. F; Lac-Beauport, Que.)


Junior forward Kevin Roy fired home the game-winning goal against No. 3 Minnesota with 2:36 remaining in the third period to help Northeastern complete the 3-2 win Saturday night. The victory marked the Huskies' 500th win at Matthews Arena.
photo#19 JARRID PRIVITERA, VERMONT
(Fr. F; Old Tappan, N.J.)


Vermont was a perfect 3-0-0 last week thanks in part to the offense provided by rookie Jarrid Privitera. The forward from Old Tappan, New Jersey scored a goal in all three games, including the game-winner against Massachusetts on Tuesday and crucial insurance goals for the Catamounts in two non-league tilts at Maine.
photo#32 JON GILLIES, PROVIDENCE
(Jr. G; South Portland, Maine)


Gillies earns Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week accolades for the second time this season after going 2-0-0 on the week, shutting out both Army and No. 11 Boston College. The junior netminder made 65 saves over the weekend, including 43 in the Friars' win over the Eagles for his third shutout of the season and the 12th of his career.

Week of November 24, 2014
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photo#9 JACK EICHEL, BOSTON UNIVERSITY
(Fr. F; North Chelmsford, Mass.)


Eichel posted four points (1g, 3a) in No. 2 Boston University's two Hockey East wins over the weekend. The freshman forward assisted on the Terriers' first goal in their 3-2 come-from-behind victory on Friday against Maine, before scoring the game-winner in overtime. He then added two helpers in BU's 5-2 win at UConn on Saturday. Eichel currently leads the nation in points per game (1.90) and plus-minus (+15).
photo#8 SPENCER NAAS, UCONN
(Fr. F; Minnetonka, Minn.)


Naas helped the UConn Huskies clinch a 2-1 victory over No. 11 Vermont when he tipped home a shot midway through the second period. It marked the third Husky victory over a ranked opponent this year. Naas is currently third on the team with six points (3g, 3a) on the season.
photo#35 NICK ELLIS, PROVIDENCE
(So. G; Millersville, Md.)


After the first game of a two-tilt matchup against UNH was postponed, sophomore netminder Nick Ellis stopped all 29 shots faced Saturday to backstop the Friars to a 1-0 road win against the Wildcats. The clean sheet was Ellis's first-career shutout and his first win within Hockey East.

Week of November 17, 2014
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photo#9 TREVOR MINGOIA, PROVIDENCE
(Jr., F; Fairport, N.Y.)


Trevor Mingoia tallied two assists for No. 16 Providence College as the Friars shutout No. 10 Vermont, 3-0, Friday. Over the course of the weekend, the junior forward launched seven shots on net and buried one of them for a power-play goal in the Friars' 2-1 loss to the Catamounts on Saturday.
photo#21 NOLAN STEVENS, NORTHEASTERN
(Fr. F; Sea Isle City, N.J.)


Stevens scored the game-winning goal to helpNortheastern win its first game of the season, 2-1, against New Hampshire Saturday night. The goal, assisted by his older brother, John, was the first of Nolan's collegiate career. Nolan also assisted on the Huskies' first goal of the evening to log his first collegiate multi-point game.
photo#1 MIKE SANTAGUIDA, VERMONT
(So. G; Mississauga, Ont.)


Santaguida stopped 41 of 42 shots he faced over the weekend, posting a .976 save percentage in a two appearances at No. 16 Providence College. The Canadian netminder made 32 saves in a 2-1 victory Saturday night, including kicking out a 14-shot flurry in the third period to preserve two points for the Catamounts.

Week of November 10, 2014
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photo#18 TREVOR GERLING, UCONN
(Sr., F; Seattle, Wash.)


Gerling tied his career high with four points (2g, 2a) Saturday to help UConn skate to a 4-4 tie at No. 5 Boston University, finishing the night with a plus-two rating. In Wednesday's 1-0 victory over No. 3 Boston College, the first-ever meeting between the two programs, the senior forward generated a team-high five shots on net for the Huskies.
photo#9 JACK EICHEL, BOSTON UNIVERSITY
(Fr. F; North Chelmsford, Mass.)


Eichel earns his second Pro Ambitions Rookie of the Week honors after scoring a game-tying goal in the third period at No. 3 Boston College and posting a plus-three rating in No. 5 Boston University's 5-3 victory Friday. Eichel followed up that performance Saturday night as the freshman forward tallied three primary assists in the Terriers 4-4 tie with UConn at Agganis Arena.
photo#31 ROB NICHOLS, UCONN
(So. G; Dallas, Texas)


Sophomore goaltender and Dallas native Nichols posted his first shutout of the season and third of his career as UConn knocked off No. 3 Boston College, 1-0, Wednesday. In the Huskies home opener at the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut, Nichols turned away all 35 shots, including a 16-shot barrage in the second period. Nichols came back to make 30 saves Saturday night as the Huskies earned a 4-4 tie at No. 5 Boston University.

Week of November 3, 2014
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photo#17 CHRIS MANICCIA, UMASS LOWELL
(So., F; St. Catharines, Ont.)


Maniccia recorded five points (3G, 2A) and a plus-five rating in UMass Lowell's weekend sweep of New Hampshire. On Saturday, the sophomore forward tallied a career-high four points and his first career hattrick in the River Hawks' 8-2 win at the Tsongas Center.
photo#39 LIAM PECARARO, MAINE
(Fr. F; Canton, Mass.)


Pecararo notched his first collegiate points with a goal and two assists in Maine's weekend sweep of UMass. He had a pair of assists in Maine's overtime win on Friday and followed up by scoring a goal in the third period Saturday night to tie the game at 2-2. The Black Bears went on to win that contest, 3-2.
photo#32 JON GILLIES, PROVIDENCE
(Jr. G; South Portland, Maine)


Providence College went 1-1-0 in its weekend series against sixth-ranked Boston University, thanks in part to Gillies' back-to-back 37 save performances. On Saturday night, the junior netminder stood tall especially in the third period, where he made 17 of his 37 saves to help the Friars down the Terriers in their first loss of the season. Gillies finished the weekend with a 2.54 GAA, .937 Sv.%, and 74 saves over two games.

Week of October 27, 2014
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photo#14 ADAM GILMOUR, BOSTON COLLEGE
(So., F; Hanover, Mass.)


Gilmour registered two helpers for the Eagles in a 6-2 win over Colorado College Friday night. The sophomore forward also netted a pair of 5-on- 3 goals, including the game-winning strike, and tallied an assist against UMass Saturday to complete a five-point weekend.
photo#32 HENRY DILL, MASSACHUSETTS
(Fr. G; Columbus, Ohio)


In the first two Hockey East starts of his career, Dill kicked out a total of 69 shots, and posted a 2.51 GAA and a .932 save percentage, helping the Minutemen to 1-1-0 weekend on the road. He also backstopped UMass to its first Hockey East win of the year after making 42 saves en route to a 3-2 victory at Northeastern, and earned first star honors for his performance.
photo#29 MATT O'CONNOR, BOSTON UNIVERSITY
(Jr. G; Toronto, Ont.)


O'Connor anchored Boston University in net as the Terriers swept the weekend in a pair of close games against two Big Ten rivals at Agganis Arena. The junior netminder picked up his first career shutout with a 29-save performance in a 1-0 victory Friday night over Michigan State. He then stopped 38 shots Saturday to backstop the Terriers to a 3-2 victory over No. 14 Michigan.

Week of October 20, 2014
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photo#16 STEVEN IACOBELLIS, MASSACHUSETTS
(So., F; Port Coquitlam, B.C.)


Iacobellis factored in all four of UMass' goals in a 4-3 come-from-behind win Saturday night at Michigan State, posting a career-high four points on two goals and two assists. The sophomore forward scored the game-tying goal late in the third period, and set up the game-winning goal with 9.9 seconds left in regulation. Iacobellis also turned in a plus-three rating over the weekend series against the Spartans.
photo#18 ANDREW POTURALSKI, NEW HAMPSHIRE
(Fr. F; Williamsville, N.Y.)


Poturalski recorded his first collegiate points in a 5-1 win over No. 10 Michigan in Ann Arbor on Friday night. The rookie forward dished out an assist, and scored on a one-timer in the third period. He finished the weekend with a plus-two rating, as the Wildcats split the series with the Wolverines..
photo#4 TEDDY DOHERTY, BOSTON COLLEGE
(Jr. D; Hopkinton, Mass.)


Junior defenseman Doherty registered his second-career three-point performance after scoring the game-winning goal, and adding a pair of assists in Boston College's 6-2 win at RIT. Doherty also finished the game with a plus-four rating.

Week of October 13, 2014
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photo#8 JONATHAN TURK, VERMONT
(Jr., F; Calgary, Alta.)


Jonathan Turk scored a hat trick and added an assist for a four-point effort in a 6-2 win over No. 16 Northeastern Saturday night. The junior forward posted a plus-4 rating in the victory, and his first tally stood up as the game-winning goal.
photo#26 BRIAN PINHO, PROVIDENCE
(Fr. F; North Andover, Mass.)


Playing in his first two games as a Friar, Pinho netted a goal in each game over a weekend split on the road against Ohio State. On Saturday night, he scored on a quick wrist shot with just 45 seconds remaining in overtime in a 2-1 win for the Friars, giving Hockey East three points in the Big Ten/Hockey East Challenge.
photo#32 RASMUS TIRRONEN, MERRIMACK
(Sr. G; Espoo, Finland)


Senior netminder Rasmus Tirronen shut the door on Holy Cross this past weekend and helped the Merrimack Warriors start the season off with two victories. Logging 119:57 in ice time, Tirronen turned away 49 of the 52 shots he faced (.942 SV%) and owns a 1.50 GAA out of the gate.

Week of October 6, 2014
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photo#2 AHTI OKSANEN, BOSTON UNIVERSITY
(Jr., F; Kirkkonummi, Finland)


On Saturday, Oksanen made a splash in his debut at forward after spending his first two seasons on defense for the Terriers. The Finnish native recorded four goals in the first 25 minutes of BU's 12-1 exhibition victory over St. Thomas (New Brunswick) on Oct. 4 at Agganis Arena.
photo#9 JACK EICHEL, BOSTON UNIVERSITY
(Fr. F; North Chelmsford, Mass.)


Eichel, a freshman forward, made his first appearance in a BU jersey in front of his home crowd on Oct. 4. In his first-ever collegiate contest, the Massachusetts native earned five primary assists for the Terriers in a 12-1 exhibition win against St. Thomas (New Brunswick).
photo#27 ZACK KAMRASS, UMASS LOWELL
(Sr. D; Atlanta, Ga.)


Allowed only three goals in two games at the NCAA East Regional in Bridgeport, Connecticut, stopping all 37 shots in 4-0 shutout of Quinnipiac.

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