Weekly Release: Boston University Extends Win Streak to Eight
Providence Sweeps No. 5 UMass Lowell; Northeastern Takes Two Over Merrimack
Warrior Hockey Players of the Week Dylan Sikura of Northeastern

AROUND HOCKEY EAST: No. 3 Boston University extended its win streak to eight games last week, taking a trio of victories at Boston College and in a home-and-home with Maine. Rookie forward Clayton Keller (Swansea, Ill.) racked up five points (2g, 3a) and finished plus-three across the week while first-year netminder Jake Oettinger (Lakeville, Minn.) posted a 3-0-0 record with 0.67 goals against average and .973 save percentage ... No. 10 Boston College fell to No. 3 Boston University Monday evening, 3-0, but rebounded with a 6-1 win over league foe Massachusetts. Five different Eagles skaters had multi-point nights in the victory including Scott Savage (San Clemente, Calif./1g, 2a), Austin Cangelosi (Estero, Fla./1g, 1a), Christopher Brown (Bloomfield Hills, Mich./3a), David Cotton (Parker, Texas/1g, 2a) and Julius Mattila (Tampere, Finland/1g, 1a) ... UConn traveled to Vermont for a one-game set Friday night, a wild affair that turned into a 5-4 win for the Catamounts. Vermont jumped out to a three-goal lead early in the second period before the Huskies fired back with two goals in 46 seconds to make it a 3-2 game. The teams then traded goals in the second half of the game, but UConn was unable to close the gap, ultimately falling by a one-goal margin. Tage Thompson (Orange, Conn.) netted two goals for UConn, while Matt Alvaro (Toronto, Ont.) scored a pair for Vermont and Ross Colton (Robbinsville, N.J.) dished out four assists on the night ... Providence downed No. 5 UMass Lowell in a two-game set to pick up four points in league play to improve to 4-6-2 in conference games. Friday saw UMass Lowell jump to a 2-0 lead, but four unanswered goals pushed Providence to a 4-3 victory. The Friars' Brian Pinho (North Andover, Mass.) and Josh Wilkins (Raleigh, N.C.) each dished out two assists. In Saturday's 3-2 win, seven different Friars recorded at least a point to help power Providence to the win. Sophomore goaltender Hayden Hawkey (Parker, Colo.) stopped 19 shots for the Friars while UMass Lowell's Tyler Wall (Leamington, Ont.) kicked out 32 ... Northeastern swept Merrimack in their regular-season series last weekend, taking victories of 4-1 and 4-2 on back-to-back nights. Dylan Sikura (Aurora, Ont.) racked up five points (1g, 4a) across the two-game set for Northeastern, including setting up both game-winning tallies. Zach Aston-Reese (Staten Island, N.Y.) had his 11-game point streak snapped Friday, but picked back up the next night with a goal and an assist. The senior now has 27 points over his last 13 games. Merrimack's Johnathan Kovacevic (Grimsby, Ont./1g, 2a) earned three points on the weekend, including a goal and an assist Saturday, while Jace Hennig (Port Moody, B.C.) also notched a maker and helper in the second game for the Warriors ... No. 14 Notre Dame took three out of four points from New Hampshire in South Bend, holding the league's best offense to just two goals, including a 3-0 shutout for Irish netminder Cal Petersen (Waterloo, Iowa) on Saturday, who made 31 saves in the effort. New Hampshire goaltender Daniel Tirone (Trumbull, Conn.) stopped 47 shots on Friday's 2-2 tie, and made another 40 saves the following night in the 3-0 setback.