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March 1, 2011
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MONTHLY HONORS: MAINE'S GUSTAV NYQUIST NAMED PLAYER OF THE MONTH FOR FEBRUARY
~ UNH's Goumas takes Top Rookie honor; BU's Millan tabbed as Top Goalie ~
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Photo ATHLETIC REPUBLIC PLAYER OF THE MONTH
Gustav Nyquist - Mainee
Junior forward; Malmo, Sweden
Nyquist scored 10 goals and added four assists for 14 points.. He recorded four power play goals, two short-handed goals and one game-winner. Opened February with a hat trick at New Hampshire and followed that up with a goal the following night to finish the weekend with four goals. He buried three goals and an assist in weekend split with Vermont. Nyquist had two of Maine's three goals including the game-winner in Maine's win over UMass-Lowell on Feb. 19 and followed that up with a goal and three assists in weekend week of No. 4 Merrimack. He notched points in seven of eight games in February and scored at least one goal in six of the eight games.

Runners-up: Chris Barton, MC (Sr., F, Calgary, Alta.) 8GP, 13pts. (3g,10a)
Jimmy Hayes, BC (Jr., F, Dorchester, Mass.) 8GP, 10 pts. (4g,6a)
Wade MacLeod, Sr., F, Coquitam, B.C.) 8GP, 12 pts. (5g,7a)
Athletic Republic
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Photo PURE HOCKEY GOALTENDER OF THE MONTH
Kieran Millan - Boston University
Junior Goaltender; Edmonton, Alba.
Millan earned a 5-2-1 record with a 2.09 GAA and .936 save percentage overall in the month, to go along with a 5-0-1 mark during league play in February with a 1.47 GAA and a .954 save percentage over those six contests. Millan posted first shutout of the year on Feb. 19 at Providence and allowed a single goal in three other contests in the month. He stopped 99 of 100 shots during one stretch.

Runners-up: Matt Di Girolamo, UNH (Jr., Ambler, Pa.) 4-2-2, 2.70 GAA, .921 save%
Dan Sullivan, Maine (Fr., York, Pa.) 4-1-0, 0.94 GAA, .957 save%
Pure Hockey
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Photo PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE MONTH
Kevin Goumas - New Hampshire
Freshman Forward; Lake Worth, Fla.
Goumas scored 11 points in eight contests with four goals and seven assists. He registered a point in six of eight games with three multi-point games. Goumas netted the game-winning goal against Maine on Feb. 4 and scored the game-tying goal against Northeastern on Feb. 25.

Runners-up: Adam Clendening, BU (D, Wheatfield, N.Y.) 8GP, 9pts. (3g,6a)
Jordan Heywood, MC (D, Regina, Sask.) 8GP, 6pts. (1g,5a)
Brodie Reid, NU (F, Delta, B.C.) 8GP, 8pts. (4g,4a)
Pro Ambitions
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