Notre Dame Sweeps UNH, Extends Streak; UVM, BU, NU Take Four Points in League Play
Warrior Hockey Player of the Week Ahti Oksanen of Boston University
AROUND HOCKEY EAST: Another full slate of Hockey East league contests last weekend saw movement among the standings as
playoff positions begin to take shape ... Boston College head coach Jerry York became the first NCAA Div. 1 college hockey coach
to win 1,000 career games with an 8-0 victory at UMass on Friday night ... Notre Dame extended the nation's longest unbeaten streak
to 12 games (9-0-3) with a weekend sweep at New Hampshire. Mario Lucia (Plymouth, Minn.) led the Irish with four points (3g, 1a),
including both game-winners against the Wildcats ... Boston University played a rare home-and-home series with Maine, downing the
Black Bears in each leg. Ahti Oksanen (Kirkkonummi, Finland) Racked up six points (2g, 4a) and finished plus-six for the Terriers,
including a four-point performance (2g, 2a) in Friday's 2-2 road win ...Northeastern skated to a six-game unbeaten streak with a pair of
victories over league rival Merrimack. Mike McMurty (Sr., F; Greely, Ont.) had four points (1g, 3a) in the two wins over the Warriors to
extend his point-streak to nine games (3g, 11a) ... The Maine Black Bears skated to a 0-2-1 weekend, opening the week with a 3-3 tie
against the nation's top team, Quinnipiac. Junior Cam Brown (Natick, Mass.) earned three points (2g, 1a), one in each game for the
Black Bears, while rookie Brendan Robbins (Nashua, N.H.) scored his first career goal against No. 1 Quinnipiac Tuesday and also
registered an assist in the game ... No. 3 Providence and No. 13 UMass Lowell split a weekend series. The River Hawks' A.J. White
(Dearborn, Mich.) posted three points (2g, 1a) in the two games, including both strikes in Friday's 4-2 loss while the Friars got two
goals, including Friday's game-winner, from Brandon Tanev (Toronto, Ont.) ... Vermont took four points in league play, downing UConn
on the road Friday night before taking a win at Massachusetts Saturday evening. Brendan Bradley (Warminster, Pa.) scored the
late game-winner at UConn Friday night, followed by a career-high four points (1g, 3a) the next night at UMass in a 6-4 win ... UConn
rookie Max Letunov (Moscow, Russia) netted a pair of goals in a 0-1-1 weekend, running his point streak to five games. Letunov
scored the game-tying goal in the third period at Boston College to secure a 3-3 tie and he now has at least one point in 13 of his last
HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS
Jordan Greenway, BU (Fr., F; Canton, N.Y.) Dished out four helpers and went plus-four in the weekend sweep of the Black Bears.
Sean Maguire, BU (Sr., G; Powell River, B.C.) Stopped 54 of 57 shots to collect two wins, posting 1.50/.947 numbers.
Max Letunov, UConn (Fr., F; Moscow, Russia) Netted a pair of goals, running his point streak to five games, and scored the game-tying goal in the
third period at Boston College to secure a 3-3 tie. He has at least one point in 13 of his last 14 games.
Cam Brown, Maine (Jr., F; Natick, Mass.) Earned three points (2g, 1a) last week, one in each game for the Black Bears.
Brendan Robbins, Maine (Fr., F; Nashua, N.H.) Scored his first career goal against No. 1 Quinnipiac Tuesday, also registering an assist in the game.
Brett Seney, MC (So., F; London, Ont.) Netted two goals in two games against Northeastern, finding the back of the net in each game.
A.J. White, UML (Sr., F; Dearborn, Mich.) Posted three points (2g, 1a) in two games against Providence, including striking twice in Friday's 4-2 loss.
Ryan Dmowski, UML (Fr., F; East Lyme, Conn.) Had two points (1g, 1a) and 11 shots on net in a weekend split with the Friars.
Michael Kapla, UML (Jr., D; Eau Claire, Wis.) Registered a goal and an assist in two games, scoring the game-winner Saturday at home.
Jamie Regan, UNH (Sr., G; Chagrin Falls, Ohio) Started his first career game, stopping 26 shots in a 3-2 loss to No. 13 Notre Dame.
Ryan Ruck, NU (Fr., G; Coto de Caza, Calif.) Went 2-0-0 last weekend, posting a 1.50 GAA and .925 SV%, helping NU reach a six-game unbeaten streak.
Mike McMurty, NU (Sr., F; Greely, Ont.) Had four points (1g, 3a) in two wins over the Warriors to extend his point-streak to nine games (3g, 11a).
Mario Lucia, ND (Sr., F; Plymouth, Minn.) Led ND to a 12-game unbeaten streak (9-0-3) with four points (3g, 1a), including both game-winners at UNH.
Bobby Nardella, ND (Fr., D; Rosemont, Ill.) The reigning ROW picked up three assists in a sweep of New Hampshire for the Irish.
Brandon Tanev, PC (Sr., F; Toronto, Ont.) Scored two goals in the weekend split with UMass Lowell, including the deciding tally Friday night.
Brendan Bradley, UVM (Jr., F; Warminster, Pa.) Scored the late game-winner at UConn Friday night, followed by a career-high four points (1g, 3a) the
next night at UMass in a 6-4 win, including setting up the deciding tally.
Travis Blanleil, UVM (So., F; Kelowna, B.C.) Had the first multi-goal game of his career Friday, scoring twice in a 4-2 win.
Alexx Privitera, UVM (Sr., D; Old Tappan, N.J.) Posted his first two-goal game as a Catamount in a 6-4 win at UMass Saturday night.