Weekly Release: Cangelosi Carries BC To NCAA-Best Eight-Game Unbeaten Streak
UMass Lowell Opens League Play With Two Wins; Merrimack Skates to Tie With Providence
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Warrior Hockey Player of the Week Austin Cangelosi of Boston College

AROUND HOCKEY EAST: No. 5 Boston College extended its NCAA-best unbeaten streak to eight games this weekend with a series sweep over Maine. Senior forward Austin Cangelosi (Estero, Fla.) found the back of the net three straight times to record a natural hat trick by way of an even strength, power-play and shorthanded goal in Friday's 6-1 win. Saturday's finale saw the Eagles claim their first win in Alfond Arena since 2012 as freshman goaltender Joe Woll (Dardenne Prairie, Mo.) stopped 28 of the 30 shots he faced ... No. 4 Boston University took a three-point weekend against defending Hockey East Tournament champion Northeastern. Friday night's showdown at Matthews Arena was a back-and-fourth affair in which Northeastern was able to come back from 2-1, 3-2, and 4-3 deficits in order to force an overtime in a 4-4 stalemate. Senior forward Zach Aston-Reese (Staten Island, N.Y.) had a goal and two assists for the Huskies, including the game-tying goal with under a minute to play in regulation. The series turned in Saturday's series finale at Agganis Arena, as Boston University took a 3-0 decision over Northeastern. Freshman forward Patrick Harper (New Canaan, Conn.) scored two of the Terrier's three goals and rookie netminder Jake Oettinger (Lakeville, Minn.) made 24 saves in his third shutout effort of the season ... No. 6 UMass Lowell earned a series sweep over No. 19 Vermont this weekend at the Tsongas Center. In Friday night's opener, junior forward C.J. Smith (Des Moines, Iowa) scored twice to power the River Hawks to a 3-1 victory. The next night, forwards Jake Kamrass (Atlanta, Ga.) and Ryan Lohin (Chadds Fort, Pa.) each recorded a goal and an assist in a 4-2 win. UMass Lowell's first-year goalie Tyler Wall (Leamington, Ont.) stopped 52 shots in two outings to improve his overall record to 6-1-1 … New Hampshire took on a pair of non-conference opponents this weekend in Sacred Heart and Mercyhurst. The Wildcats skated to a 2-2 draw against Sacred Heart thanks to freshman forward Liam Blackburn (Prince George, B.C.) netting the equalizer with 28 seconds remaining in regulation. In Saturday's matchup against Mercyhurst, junior goaltender Daniel Tirone (Trumbull, Conn.) stopped all 14 shots he faced as the Wildcats shutout the Lakers, 3-0. National Rookie of the Month Patrick Grasso (Ankeny, Iowa) recorded his team-leading ninth goal of the season in the win while UNH senior forward Tyler Kelleher (Longmeadow, Mass.) lead the Wildcats in scoring for the weekend with a goal and two assists … Merrimack earned a 5-1 victory over Atlantic Hockey foe Mercyhurst Friday night, powered by sophomore defenseman Alex Carle (Anchorage, Alaska) and his three assists on the night. Sophomore goaltender Drew Vogler (Florissant, Mo.) stopped 29 of the 30 shots he faced in the victory. On Saturday Merrimack, returned to conference play against Providence. The Friars' Anthony Florentino (West. Roxbury, Mass.) knotted the game at two with just 4:03 remaining in regulation to salvage a 2-2 draw … UConn and UMass met for the first time this year at the Mullins Center Friday night in the lone game for each team last weekend. The Minutemen battled back from a 2-0 deficit and forced a 2-2 stalemate. Sophomore forward Kurt Keats (Winnipeg, Man.) potted the game-tying goal with 6:25 left in the final frame.