Vermont Wins Friendship Four Tournament With 5-1 Win Over Quinnipiac

Freshman forward Ross Colton had two goals and an assist to help Vermont capture 2nd Annual Friendship Four Tournament championship with a 5-1 win against Quinnipiac on Saturday at SSE Arena.

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Vermont Surges Past Massachusetts At Friendship Four, 4-2

Sophomore forward Craig Puffer scored a pair of goals as Vermont erased an early 2-0 deficit to earn a 4-2 win against Massachusetts on Friday in the opening game of the 2nd Annual Friendship Four Tournament at SSE Arena.

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Vermont Rallies To Tie Maine With Two Goals In Final Period, 2-2

Senior forward Tom Forgione and freshman forward Derek Lodermeier scored goals in the third period to lift Vermont into a 2-2 tie with Maine on Saturday at Gutterson Field House.

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Darrar Scores Two Goals As Vermont Tops Maine, 6-2

Junior forward Rob Darrar scored two goals and freshman goaltender Stefanos Lekkas made 38 saves to help Vermont secure a 6-2 win against Maine on Friday evening at Gutterson Field House.

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American Sports Network to Air All Games of Friendship Four

For the second consecutive year, the American Sports Network will produce each of Friendship Four games, to be played in Belfast, Northern Ireland on November 25-26. The games will air across the country and be carried on NESN throughout New England.

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VERMONT 2016-2017 SCHEDULE AND RESULTS
9-3-2 Overall (4-2-1 Hockey East)
10/01
vs. CONCORDIA (QC)
L 2-3
Box
10/07
at Clarkson
W 5-2
Box
10/08
vs. CLARKSON
L 2-3
Box
10/21
at Omaha
Omaha wins shootout 1-0
T 4-4 OT
Box
10/22
at Omaha
W 5-2
Box
10/28
vs. MICHIGAN
W 3-0
Box
10/30
at Northeastern *
W 3-2
Box
11/04
at UMass Lowell *
L 1-3
Box
11/05
at UMass Lowell *
L 2-4
Box
11/12
at Massachusetts *
W 2-1
Box
11/15
vs. DARTMOUTH
W 5-2
Box
11/18
vs. MAINE *
W 6-2
Box
11/19
vs. MAINE *
T 2-2 OT
Box
11/25
vs. Massachusetts *
W 4-2
Box
11/26
vs. Quinnipiac
W 5-1
Box
12/09
vs. BOSTON UNIVERSITY *
7:05
 
12/10
vs. BOSTON UNIVERSITY *
7:05
 
12/17
vs. UNION
7:05
 
12/18
vs. UNION
4:00
 
12/30
vs. BENTLEY
7:05
 
12/31
vs. BENTLEY
3:00
 
01/03
vs. ST. LAWRENCE
7:05
 
01/07
vs. NORTHEASTERN *
7:05
 
01/13
at Providence *
7:05
 
01/14
at Providence *
7:05
 
01/20
vs. CONNECTICUT *
6:00
 
01/27
at Connecticut *
7:05
 
02/03
at Notre Dame *
7:35
 
02/04
at Notre Dame *
6:30
 
02/10
vs. NEW HAMPSHIRE *
7:00
 
02/11
vs. NEW HAMPSHIRE *
7:05
 
02/17
at Boston College *
7:00
 
02/18
at Boston College *
7:00
 
02/24
vs. MERRIMACK *
7:05
 
02/25
vs. MERRIMACK *
7:05
 
RecordsHockey EastNon-LeagueOverall
Overall 4- 2- 1 5- 1- 1 9- 3- 2
Home 1- 0- 1 2- 1- 0 3- 1- 1
Away 2- 2- 0 2- 0- 1 4- 2- 1
Neutral 1- 0- 0 1- 0- 0 2- 0- 0
GF-GAHockey EastNon-LeagueOverall
Overall 20- 16 29- 14 49- 30
Home 8- 4 10- 5 18- 9
Away 8- 10 14- 8 22- 18
Neutral 4- 2 5- 1 9- 3
VERMONT 2016-2017 STATISTICS

## Player POS YR GP G-A-P
37 Ross Colton F FR 14 6-6-12
17 Craig Puffer F SO 14 6-4-10
21 Mario Puskarich F SR 9 5-5-10
23 Rob Darrar F JR 13 5-3-8
16 Derek Lodermeier F FR 13 4-4-8
5 Rob Hamilton D SR 14 3-5-8
25 Matt Alvaro F FR 12 4-3-7
7 Tom Forgione F SR 11 3-4-7
19 Jarrid Privitera F JR 14 3-3-6
22 Brady Shaw F SR 12 2-4-6
9 Brian Bowen F SO 10 1-4-5
14 Kevin Irwin F JR 9 0-4-4
4 Max Daigle D FR 10 0-4-4
18 Matt O'Donnell D FR 14 0-4-4
10 Travis Blanleil F JR 6 2-1-3
20 Brendan Bradley F SR 9 1-2-3
13 Liam Coughlin F SO 11 1-2-3
11 Conor O'Neil F SO 4 1-1-2
24 Chris Muscoby D SR 8 1-1-2
27 Ori Abramson D SR 13 1-1-2
15 Corey Moriarty D FR 7 0-2-2
3 Mike Lee D SO 3 0-1-1
28 Anthony Petruzzelli F JR 6 0-1-1
26 Trey Phillips D JR 7 0-1-1
34 Jake Massie D FR 8 0-1-1
12 Drew Best F SO 1 0-0-0
1 Mike Santaguida G SR 4 0-0-0
40 Stefanos Lekkas G FR 11 0-0-0
## Goaltender YR GP Sv% GAA Rec.
40 Stefanos Lekkas FR 11 .940 1.728-1-2
1 Mike Santaguida SR 4 .889 3.661-2-0
VERMONT 2016-2017 TEAM ROSTER
No. Name Cl P Hometown /
Last Team
1 Mike SantaguidaSr GMississauga, ON / Surrey (BCHL)
3 Mike LeeSo DHamden, CT / Penticton (BCHL)
4 Max DaigleFr DSaint-Lambert, Québec / Islanders (USPHL)
5 Rob HamiltonSr DCalgary, AB / Okotoks (AJHL)
7 Tom ForgioneSr FSouth Burlington, VT / Sioux Falls (USHL)
9 Brian BowenSo FLittleton, MA / Dubuque (USHL)
10Travis BlanleilJr FKelowna, BC / Penticton (BCHL)
11Conor O'NeilSo FHummelstown, PA / Jersey (USPHL)
12Drew BestSo FPlymouth, MI / Omaha (USHL)
13Liam Coughlin (CHI)So FSouth Boston, MA / Vernon (BCHL)
14Kevin IrwinJr FAkron, OH / Green Bay (USHL)
15Corey MoriartyFr DEstero, FL / Boston (USPHL)
16Derek LodermeierFr FBrooklyn Center, MN / Brooks (AJHL)
17Craig PufferSo FNew Canaan, CT / Chilliwack (BCHL)
18Matt O'DonnellFr DFountain Valley, CA / Jersey (USPHL)
19Jarrid PriviteraJr FOld Tappan, NJ / Dubuque (USHL)
20Brendan BradleySr FRichboro, PA / Jersey (EJHL)
21Mario PuskarichSr FFort Walton Beach, FL / Langley (BCHL)
22Brady ShawSr FOttawa, ON / Surrey (BCHL)
23Rob DarrarJr FMonroe Township, NJ / Dubuque (USHL)
24Chris MuscobySr DAirdrie, AB / Brooks (AJHL)
25Matt AlvaroFr FToronto, ON / Youngstown (USHL)
26Trey PhillipsJr DOkotoks, AB / Canmore (AJHL)
27Ori AbramsonSr DToronto, ON / Jersey (USPHL)
Previous College: Providence (2012-13)
28Anthony PetruzzelliJr FFederal Way, WA / Brooks (AJHL)
29Malcolm McKinneySr FWest Vancouver, BC / Coquitlam (BCHL)
30Pat FeeleySr GWinthrop, MA / New Hampshire (EJHL)
34Jake Massie (CHI)Fr DSaint-Lazare, Québec / Omaha (USHL)
36Cameron KleinFr FAlpine, NJ / P.A.L. Junior Islanders (USPHL)
37Ross Colton (TBL)Fr FRobbinsville, NJ / Cedar Rapids (USHL)
40Stefanos LekkasFr GElburn, IL / Sioux Falls (USHL)

Captains: Brendan Bradley, Mario Puskarich
Assistant Captains: Chris Muscoby, Travis Blanleil, Anthony Petruzzelli

Head Coach: Kevin Sneddon (Harvard '92)
Career Record (Entering 2016-2017): 254-325-81 (.446) (18 Seasons)
Record at Vermont (Entering 2016-2017): 204-226-63 (.478) (13 Seasons)

Associate Head Coach: Kevin Patrick (Notre Dame '92)
Associate Head Coach: Kyle Wallack (Springfield '97)
Assistant Coach: Kyle Reynolds (Vermont '15)
Strength and Conditioning Coach: Justin Smith (Colorado State '00)
Athletic Trainer: Matt Bain (Boston University '07)
Director of Hockey Operations: Jeff Hill (Vermont '08)

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coachHead Coach: Kevin Sneddon

Assistant Coaches: Kevin Patrick, Kyle Wallack, Kyle Reynolds
Athletic Trainer: Matt Bain
Dir. of Hockey Operations: Jeff Hill
Equipment Manager: Charlie Mackey
Strength and Conditioning: Justin Smith

SID/Media: Alastair Ingram, Director of Media Relations and Sports Information
Phone: 802-656-1109
E-Mail: alastair.ingram@uvm.edu
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Opened: 1963
Dimensions: 200 X 90
Arena Capacity: 4,007

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