Northeastern secured at least a share of the 2018-19 Hockey East regular season crown with a win on Friday against Merrimack. The Huskies need just one more point in league play in order to secure their first regular season crown since 2011-12.
Boston University advanced to the Women's Beanpot championship, winning a shootout, 2-1, over #3 Northeastern after the teams skated to an official 3-3 tie. After a 7-1 win over Holy Cross on Saturday, the Terriers now own the longest unbeaten streak in the nation, going 8-0-2 since Jan. 6.
Megan Keller (Farmington Hills, Mich.) had a four-point outing in a 7-1 win over New Hampshire on Friday, netting two goals, including the game-winner, and picking up two assists. Her goal in the first period set a new Hockey East single-season goal record for a defenseman (13). Keller now owns league records for a defender in career goals, assists, points and single-season goals, assists, points.
Providence traveled to Maine and took a 1-0-1 mark in league play, retaining its hold on the fourth spot in the Army ROTC Hockey East Standi ngs. Madison Myers (Colchester, Vt.) stopped a total of 48 shots on the weekend for the Friars, allowing just three goals to finished with a 1.50 goals against average and a .926 save percentage.
The 41st annual Women's Beanpot, college hockey's longest running women's tournament, culminates Tuesday night at Harvard University. The host Crimson and Boston University will battle for Boston bragging rights, as the championship game will be televised on NESNplus immediately following the consolation game between Northeastern and Boston College.
Tickets to the 2019 Women's Hockey East Championship hosted by Providence
College are now on sale. Fans can purchase adult tickets online at Friars.com/tickets for the semifinals on Saturday, March 9, and for the championship on
Sunday, March 10 or by calling 401-865-4672.
WOMEN’S HOCKEY EAST PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Sammy Davis - Boston University
Sammy Davis (Pembroke,
Mass.) in two games, racked
up five points (3g, 2a) and
netted two third-period goals
in a 7-1 win over Holy Cross on
Saturday. Last Tuesday, she
notched a goal and set up the
game-tying goal in the third
period of a 3-3 tie against #3
NU in the Beanpot semifinals.
No league player had more
goals, points, or a better plus/
minus rating (+3) than Davis,
who reached the 20-goal mark
for the first time on Saturday.
PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Alina Mueller - Northeastern
Alina Mueller (Winterthur, Switzerland)
tied for the WHEA lead
in scoring last week, posting two
goals and three assists for five
points as Northeastern picked up
a 1-0-1 record. She scored a goal
and added an assist in Tuesday's
3-3 tie in the Beanpot semifinals
and found the back of the net
again in the shootout. She then
picked up a goal and two assists
in Friday's 6-3 win over Merrimack
that secured a share of the
WHEA regular season tile and the
number one seed in the WHEA
WOMEN’S HOCKEY EAST DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Megan Keller - Boston College
Megan Keller (Farmington
Hills, Mich.) had a fourpoint
outing against New
Hampshire on Friday, netting
two goals, including the
game-winner, and picking
up two assists. Her goal in
the first period set a new
Hockey East single-season
goal record for a defenseman
(13). Keller now owns league
records for a defender in career
goals, assists, points and
single-season goals, assists,
points. She also blocked nine
WOMEN’S HOCKEY EAST TOP PERFORMERS
Kelly Pickreign, BC (Fr., G; Harvard, Mass.) Earned her first career win with an 18-save outing against UNH on Friday. Boston College is now the only Hockey East school with at least three goaltenders with at least one win.
Corinne Schroeder, BU (Elm Creek, Man.) in Tuesday's win over #3 Northeastern in the Beanpot semifinals, she stopped 31 shots to backbone the Terriers to a 3-3 tie and made two more stops in a shootout to secure the Terriers spot in the championship game. She stopped 16 of 17 shots in Saturday's win over Holy Cross.
Courtney Correia, BU (Fr., F; Whitby, Ont.) Tallied a career-best two goals in a 7-1 win over Holy Cross on Saturday.
Tristyn Svetek, UConn (Jr., D; Burlington, Ont.) Helped the Huskies to a 1-0-1 mark in a weekend series with Vermont, finishing with two points (1g, 1a) and seven blocked shots. She scored the game-winning goal in Friday's 3-2 victory.
Keisha DiCaire, MC (Fr., F; Ottawa, Ont.) Posted her first multi-point game of the season, earning the game-winning assist and adding the go-ahead goal in Merrimack's first-ever win at the Whittemore Center. The Warriors took sole possession of fifth place in Army ROTC Women's Hockey East standings.
Skylar Fontaine, NU (So., D; East Greenwich, R.I.) Pushed her point streak to seven games (4g, 6a) with a goal on Tuesday and two assists on Friday.
Meaghan Rickard, PC (Jr., F; Coventry, R.I.) Netted two goals over a 1-0-1 weekend at Maine, tallying once in each outing. She now is has a point in three of her last four games.
Madison Myers, PC (Sr., G; Colchester, Vt.) Stopped a total of 48 shots on the weekend in a 1-0-1 mark at Maine. She allowed three goals and finished with a 1.50 goals against average and a .926 save percentage.