Weekly Release: UMass Lowell Earns Four League Points; UMass Splits With #6 PC
Boston College Win Streak At Five After Topping UConn, Sweep of Vermont
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Hockey East Player of the Week Christopher Grando of Boston College

AROUND HOCKEY EAST: UMass Lowell took four league points last weekend with a win at #8 New Hampshire and against #15 Northeastern. Ryan Lohin, UML (So., F; Chadds Ford, Pa.) poured in three goals for the River Hawks, including both tallies in the 2-1 win at UNH Friday night ... UMass earned a weekend split with #6 Providence, its first win over a top-10 opponent since 2013. Rookie Mitchell Chaffee (Rockford, Mich.) posted a three-point (1g, 2a) weekend against the Friars while Providence's Ben Mirageas (Newburyport, Mass.) totaled three goals and two assists in the home-and-home series and now leads the NCAA among all freshman defensemen in power-play goals (4) and game-winning goals (2) ... Boston College won three league contests last week to extend its winning-streak to five games, all against Hockey East programs. Logan Hutsko (Tampa, Fla.) sparked the BC offense to a pair of wins at Vermont over the weekend, scoring twice and adding two assists, after chipping in a helper in a 2-1 win over UConn Tuesday night. The freshman forward is now riding a four-game point streak (2g, 4a) ... Boston University split a weekend in conference action, falling to Northeastern, 6-1, before downing New Hampshire, 4-0. Max Prawdzik (Andover, Mass.) became the first Boston University goaltender in 17 years to earn a shutout in his first career start Saturday against the Wildcats while Brady Tkachuk (St. Louis, Mo.) had three helpers on the weekend ... Merrimack topped Bentley, 5-1, Friday night thanks to two-goals from Brett Seney (London, Ont.) and three assists from Johnathan Kovacevic (Grimsby, Ont.) ... UConn went 0-1-1 against #17 Ohio State in a pair of home games, featuring a career weekend from Jesse Schwartz (Toronto, Ont.). The seniors scored two goals and added two assists in his first career multi-goal game on Friday before scoring the only goal for the Huskies Saturday to provide a 1-1 scoreline.