Record Number of Hockey East Players Taken in NHL Draft

A record 24 current or future Hockey East players were selected in the 2016 National Hockey League Entry Draft in Buffalo, New York.

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Hockey East Names 2015-16 Pro Ambitions All-Rookie Team

The Hockey East Association announced the 2015-16 Pro Ambitions All-Rookie Team and seven other season-long awards as voted by the league's 12 head coaches Wednesday afternoon.

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UConn Defeated By Vermont In Game Two, 4-3

Freshman forward Karl El-Mir scored two goals for the Huskies.

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UConn Edged By Vermont In Playoff Opener, 2-1

Junior goaltender Rob Nichols made 34 saves for the Huskies.

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UConn Rallies Past New Hampshire With Ronan Goal In Overtime, 5-4

Sophomore forward Corey Ronan scored 3:08 into overtime as UConn erased a three-goal deficit to comeback and earn a 5-4 win against New Hampshire on Saturday at the Whittemore Center.

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UCONN 2016-2017 SCHEDULE AND RESULTS
0-0-0 Overall (0-0-0 Hockey East)
10/01
vs. ST. FRANCIS XAVIER
2:05
 
10/07
vs. ALABAMA HUNTSVILLE
7:05
 
10/08
vs. ALABAMA HUNTSVILLE
4:05
 
10/14
at Colgate
7:00
 
10/15
at RIT
7:05
 
10/19
at Quinnipiac
7:00
 
10/21
vs. AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL
7:05
 
10/27
at Notre Dame *
7:35
 
10/28
at Notre Dame *
7:35
 
11/04
at Massachusetts *
7:00
 
11/11
at Ohio State
TBA
 
11/12
at Ohio State
TBA
 
11/18
vs. BOSTON UNIVERSITY *
7:05
 
11/19
at Boston University *
7:00
 
11/22
vs. BOSTON COLLEGE *
7:05
 
11/26
vs. SACRED HEART
3:05
 
12/02
at UMass Lowell *
7:15
 
12/03
vs. UMASS LOWELL *
3:35
 
12/09
vs. MASSACHUSETTS *
7:00
 
12/30
vs. St. Cloud State
4:00 MT
 
12/31
vs. Brown/Arizona State
4:00 /7:00 MT
 
01/07
vs. YALE
3:05
 
01/12
vs. MAINE *
7:05
 
01/14
vs. Maine *
4:00
 
01/20
at Vermont *
7:05
 
01/24
at Boston College *
7:00
 
01/27
vs. VERMONT *
7:05
 
02/03
at Merrimack *
7:00
 
02/04
vs. MERRIMACK *
3:05
 
02/08
vs. PROVIDENCE *
7:05
 
02/10
at Providence *
7:05
 
02/17
vs. NORTHEASTERN *
7:05
 
02/18
at Northeastern *
7:00
 
02/24
at New Hampshire *
7:00
 
02/25
vs. NEW HAMPSHIRE *
7:35
 
RecordsHockey EastNon-LeagueOverall
Overall 0- 0- 0 0- 0- 0 0- 0- 0
Home 0- 0- 0 0- 0- 0 0- 0- 0
Away 0- 0- 0 0- 0- 0 0- 0- 0
Neutral 0- 0- 0 0- 0- 0 0- 0- 0
GF-GAHockey EastNon-LeagueOverall
Overall 0- 0 0- 0 0- 0
Home 0- 0 0- 0 0- 0
Away 0- 0 0- 0 0- 0
Neutral 0- 0 0- 0 0- 0
UCONN 2016-2017 STATISTICS

UCONN 2016-2017 TEAM ROSTER
No. Name Cl P Hometown /
Last Team
1 Tanner CreelJr GArlington Heights, IL / Odessa Jackalopes (NAHL)
Previous College: Army West Point (2013-14)
2 Derek PrattJr DMount Hermon, MA / Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL)
4 Bryan NelsonFr DUpton, MA / Connecticut Jr. Rangers (USPHL)
5 David Drake (PHI)Jr DNaperville, IL / Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
6 Johnny AustinJr DSt. Louis Park, MN / Benilde St. Margaret (USHS)
7 Joona KunnasSr DVantaa, Finland / Middlesex Islanders (EJHL)
8 Spencer NaasJr FMinnetonka, MN / Benilde St. Margaret (USHS)
9 Alexander PayusovFr FMontréal, Québec / Madison Capitols (USHL)
10Miles Gendron (OTT)So DShrewsbury, MA / Penticton Vees (BCHL)
11Corey RonanJr FFranklin, MA / St. Sebastian's Prep (PREP)
13Joseph Masonius (PIT)So DSpring Lake, NJ / U.S. National U18 (NTDP)
16Karl El-MirSo FMontréal, Québec / Grande Prairie Storm (AJHL)
17Jesse SchwartzJr FToronto, ON / Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL)
18Max KalterSo FHighland Park, IL / Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)
19Evan RichardsonSr FNanaimo, BC / Powell River Kings (BCHL)
Previous College: Boston College (2013-14)
20Wyatt NewpowerFr DHugo, MN / White Bear Lake Area (USHS)
21Jeff WightJr FCoquitlam, BC / Merritt Centennials (BCHL)
22Justin HowellFr FSaint Paul, MN / Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
23Kasperi OjantakanenJr FHelsinki, Finland / Jokerit U20 (Europe)
24Benjamin FreemanFr FFalmouth, ME / Connecticut Jr. Rangers (USPHL)
27Maxim Letunov (SJS)So FMoscow, Russia / Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)
28Brian MorganSr FWindham, NH / Muskegon Lumberjacks (USHL)
Previous College: Maine (2015-16)
29Tage Thompson (STL)So FOrange, CT / U.S. National U18 (NTDP)
30Adam Huska (NYR)Fr GZvolen, Slovakia / Grren Bay Gamblers (USHL)
31Rob NicholsSr GDallas, TX / Wenatchee Wild (NAHL)
35Steve ThulinJr GNorth Reading, MA / Connecticut Jr. Rangers (USPHL)

Captain: Derek Pratt

Head Coach: Mike Cavanaugh (Bowdoin '90)
Career Record (Entering 2016-2017): 39-54-15 (.431) (3 Seasons)
Record at Connecticut (Entering 2016-2017): 39-54-15 (.431) (3 Seasons)

Assistant Coach: Joe Pereira (Boston University '11)
Assistant Coach: Brendan Buckley (Boston College '99)
Volunteer Assistant Coach: Andrew Raycroft

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coachHead Coach: Mike Cavanaugh

Assistant Coaches: Joe Pereira, Brendan Buckley
Director of Hockey Operations: Morgan Hall
Hockey Trainer: Edward Blair
Equipment Manager: Chris Iacampo

SID/Media: Bill Peterson, Assistant Director of Athletic Communications
Phone: 860-486-3531
E-Mail: william.peterson@uconn.edu
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arenaArena: XL Center
Opened: 1974
Dimensions: 200 X 85
Arena Capacity: 9,000

Directions: From north or south on I-91: Trumbull Street exit (32B), the XL Center is six lights on the right. Form east on I-84 west: Main Street exit (50), at the third light take a left onto Trumbull Street. The XL Center is the second light on the right. From west on I-84 east: Ann and High Street exit (49), right at the first light onto High Street. Take a left at first light onto Church Street. The XL Center is at next intersection. From New York City: I-95 north to New Haven, I-91 north to Hartford, exit (32 B). The XL Center is six lights on the right. From Providence: I-95 south to Route 9 north to I- 91 north to exit (32 B). The XL Center is six lights on the right. From New London/Groton: Route 2 north to I-84 west to exit (50). At third light take a left onto Trumbull Street. The XL Center is the second light on the right. From Boston: Mass Pike to 84 west to exit (50). At the third light take a left onto Trumbull Street. The XL Center is at the second light on the right.

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