Weekly Release: Kelleher Powers UNH Offense Past UMass
UMass Lowell, Notre Dame Split Top-10 Weekend; Vermont Goes 2-0-1
Warrior Hockey Co-Players of the Week Tyler Kelleher of New Hampshire and Zach Aston-Reese of Northeastern

AROUND HOCKEY EAST: Tyler Kelleher (Longmeadow, Mass.) racked up five points (1g, 4a) in a 6-2 win over UMass at the Whittemore Center Friday night. He is the first skater to score five points in a single game in nearly four years (Nov. 24, 2012)... No. 5 UMass Lowell and No. 9 Notre Dame split a two-game set of top-10 teams in South Bend. Friday saw the River Hawks take a 4-1 win behind two goals from C.J. Smith (Des Moines, Iowa) before the Irish struck back with a 4-1 victory the next night. Bobby Nardella (Rosemont, Ill.) tied a career high three points (1g, 2a) in his team's win ... In Collin Delia's (Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.) return after missing 11 games with injury, he pitched a 33-save shutout in a 2-0 win at Wisconsin, helping the Warriors to a weekend split ... Northeastern captain Zach Aston-Reese powered the Huskies during a weekend split with Providence, factoring in on six of the nine goals his team scored (3g, 3a) in a pair of 5-4 decisions. Friars rookie defenseman Jacob Bryson (London, Ont.) had four points of his own (1g, 3a) in the split ... Vermont got a five-point week from rookie Ross Colton (Robbinsville, N.J.) to push to a 2-0-1 record. His two goals and assist Tuesday powered the Catamounts to a 5-2 victory over Dartmouth. Freshman netminder Stefanos Lekkas (Elburn, Ill.) stopped 92 of 98 shots in his three outings, helping to take three points from Maine ... In its only game of the week, Boston College dropped a 5-2 decision to Harvard, snapping its NCAA-best 10-game unbeaten streak.


Tyler Kelleher (Longmeadow, Mass.) racked up five points (1g, 4a) in a 6-2 win over UMass at the Whittemore Center Friday night. He is the first skater to score five points in a single game in nearly four years (Nov. 24, 2012).

Zach Aston-Reese (Staten Island, N.Y.) had a hand in six of nine Huskies goals in a weekend split with Providence, scoring three and dishing out a trio of assists. He became the 48th Husky to score 100 career points in the process.


Adam Huska (Zvolen, Slovakia) earned his first career shutout against No. 4 Boston University, stopping 37 shots in a 4-0 road win last weekend, UConn's first-ever win at Agganis Arena. He currently leads all Hockey East netminders in goals against average (1.30) and save percentage (.964) in league play.


Collin Delia (Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.) stopped all 33 shots he faced to backstop the Warriors to a 2-0 shutout win at Wisconsin, his first appearance in 11 games due to injury.

Stefanos Lekkas (Elburn, Ill.) Went 2-0-1 in three starts to continue his hot start to his career, stopping 92 of 98 shots, including a career high 36 in a 6-2 win over Maine. His diving glove save in the third period Saturday also made an appearance on SportsCenter's Top 10 plays.


Gabriel Chabot, BU (Fr., F; Quebec City, Que.) His first NCAA goal proved to be the game-winner in Friday's 2-1 victory at UConn.

Connor LaCouvee, BU (Jr., G; Qualicum Beach, B.C.) Stopped 28 of 29 shots in his first start of the year, a 2-1 win at UConn.

C.J. Smith, UML (Jr., F; Des Moines, Iowa) Netted two goals in a 4-1 win at Notre Dame Friday.

Brett Seney, MC (Jr., F; London, Ont.) Netted two goals and chipped in a helper in a weekend split at Wisconsin.

Sami Tavernier, MC (Fr., F; Morzine, France) Scored the game-winner in a 2-0 win at Wisconsin and added an assist in Friday's outing.

Garret Cockerill, NU (Jr., D; Brighton, Mich.) Had four assists on the weekend against Providence.

Bobby Nardella, ND (So., D; Rosemont, Ill.) Tied a career high with three points (1g, 2a) in a 4-1 win over No. 5 UML.

Cal Petersen, ND (Jr., G; Waterloo, Iowa) Stopped 21 of 22 shots he saw from No. 5 UML in a 4-1 win Saturday.

Jacob Bryson, PC (Fr., D; London, Ont.) Potted a goal and added three assists in a weekend split with Northeastern, bringing his point total to eight (3g, 5a), tied for the most among rookie defensemen in Hockey East.

Mario Puskarich, UVM (Sr., F; Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.) Scored three goals and added an assist in a 2-0-1 week for UVM, including netting the game-winner against Dartmouth Tuesday.

Ross Colton, UVM (Fr., F; Robbinsville, N.J.) His five-point week helped the Catamounts to a 2-0-1 record, recording his first career multi-goal game Tuesday (2g, 1a) on seven shots on net, and added a goal and an assist Friday.