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December 13, 2010
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WEEKLY RELEASE: NO. 4 BOSTON U. WINS TWO GAMES; UNH BLANKS DARTMOUTH
~UConn shuts out Union; Maine gets tie, win vs. Union ~
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Photo PURE HOCKEY PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#9 JENN WAKEFIELD, BOSTON U.
(Junior Forward; Pickering, Ont.)
Wakefield recorded four points (2g,2a) in wins over Northeastern and Harvard, which included a three-point effort (1g,2a) on Tuesday vs. the Huskies. She recorded 13 shots on goal in the two games, which included 11 shots vs. Northeastern on Tuesday. Pure Hockey
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Photo PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#29 MARIE-PHILIP POULIN, BOSTON U.
(Freshman Forward; Beauceville, Que.)
Poulin three goals in two wins over Northeastern and Harvard. She recorded 11 shots on goal in the two games and a +2 rating for the Terriers. She tallied two goals and a game-high eight shots on goal at Harvard on Friday. Pro Ambitions
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Photo WHEA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#36 LINDSEY MINTON, NEW HAMPSHIRE
(Junior Goaltender; Richardson, Texas)
Minton stopped 57 of 60 shots for a .950 save percentage and 1.52 GAA in two games last week. She made 28 saves against Dartmouth, including seven on six DC power-play opportunities, to record her fourth shutout of the season and backbone UNH to a 1-0 victory. Minton was credited with 29 saves, including 14 in the second period, vs. Harvard. Hockey East
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Photo WHEA TEAM OF THE WEEK
BOSTON UNIVERSITY TERRIERS
The Terriers picked up two wins on the week, beginning on Tuesday night with a 3-0 shutout of Northeastern at Walter Brown Arena. BU followed that up with a 5-3 victory at Harvard on Friday at the Bright Center. The Terriers went 2-for-5 in the power play over the two games. BU outshot NU, 40-23, on Tuesday.  
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Pure Hockey Player of the Week Jenn Wakefield of Boston University
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HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS

Nicole Gifford, UNH (Fr., F, Peterborough, Ont.) Her goal broke a scoreless tie vs. Dartmouth with 6:12 remaining in regulation and that proved to be the only goal in UNH's 1-0 victory against the Big Green.

Brittany Murphy, UConn (Sr., F, Tewksbury, Mass.) Recorded the game-winner at Union, her third goal of the season and her first game-winner.

Nicole Paniccia, UConn (Fr., G, Oakville, Ont.) Posted her second shutout of the season at Union, recording 18 saves during the contest.

Florence Schelling, NU (Jr., G, Oberengstringen, Switzerland) Made a season-high 37 saves in a 3-0 loss at No. 5 BU.

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CAREER FIRSTS/MILESTONES/WHO's HOT

Dawn Sullivan, MAINE (Enfield, N.S.) has goals in four of her last six for the Black Bears

BOSTON UNIVERSITY TERRIERS are 6-0-0 against ECAC Hockey teams in 2010-11

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TEAM NOTES

Boston College: Boston College women's hockey will resume play on December 31 at Princeton in a 12:00 p.m. contest...Kelli Stack continues to lead BC and the league with 32 points (21 goals, 11a)...she was named Player of the Week twice (11/1, 11/22) and Player of the Month in October and November... Stack, Molly Schaus, Meagan Mangene, Taylor Wasylk, and Blake Bolden were invited to the USA Hockey's Holiday Camp in Blaine, Minn. from Dec. 26-31 to try out for the National team.

Boston University: The Boston University women's ice hockey team closed out the fall semester with its best record at the season's midway point (14-3-2)… With BU's 3-0 win over Northeastern on Dec. 7, BU shutout its opponents in back-to-back games for the first time since Oct. 21-22, 2006 (Vermont)…Freshman goaltender Kerrin Sperry became the first Terrier goaltender to record back-to-back shutouts… BU defeated Harvard for the first time in program history on Dec. 10…With the win, the Terriers improved to 6-0-0 against teams from ECAC Hockey in 2010-11…The Terriers had their shutout streak snapped at 179:05 in its game against Harvard…The Terriers scored a power-play goal in its fifth straight game.

University of Connecticut: The Huskies head into the Holiday break with a 7-10-1 overall record and a 4-4-1 mark in Hockey East play...Nicole Paniccia posted her second shutout of the season at Union, recording 18 saves during the contest. Both Paniccia and Alexandra Garcia have each posted two shutouts this season combining for 98 saves over the four contests...UConn now holds a 2-0 all-time record over Union, also winning 4-1 last season...Four Huskies have posted at least three goals and three assists this season; Taylor Gross (10G, 4A), Jennifer Chaisson (3G,9A), Kelly Horan (4G,6A) and Sami Evelyn (3G, 5A)...Over the past eight contests UConn has held seven of their opponents scoreless on power play opportunities, allowing just two goals on 25 opportunities.

University of Maine: Maine finished up its non-conference games with a tie and a win against Union over the weekend…The Black Bears are now 2-2-0 against the ECAC this season and finish up at 6-4-2 in non-conference play on the year…Maine's streak of scoring a power play goal in straight games was snapped at six when it failed to produce a power play tally on Saturday…After running her consecutive points streak to six games, Brittany Dougherty (Chesterfield, Mich.) failed to record a point on Saturday…Dawn Sullivan (Enfield, N.S.) has goals in four of her last six games…The Black Bears remain undefeated when scoring the first goal of the game as they are 7-0-2 on the year when recording the first score of the game…First year Black Bear Danielle Ward (Lansing, Mich.) leads the Black Bears' offense in league play as she has four goals and two assists for six points in WHEA action…Freshman Kayla Kaluzny (Calgary, Alta.) played her first game at forward on Saturday as she had played the first 17 games at defense. Kaluzny centered Maine's second line in the game Saturday…Maine returns to league play after the Holiday break when they host Providence for a pair of league matchups on Jan. 2-3.

University of New Hampshire: UNH ended its eight-game losing streak in its last game of the 2010 calendar year by recording a 1-0 victory Dec. 11 vs. Dartmouth…The Wildcats have 199 victories at the Whittemore Center since the building opened in the 1995-96 season...Lindsey Minton recorded double-digits saves in both the second (13) and third (10) periods vs. Dartmouth to finish with 28 saves en route to her fourth shutout of the season and seventh of her career...All four of Minton's shutouts this year have been at the Whittemore Center...Courtney Sheary recorded an assist on Nicole Gifford's gamewinning goal vs. DC and UNH is now 4-1-0 when she records a point...UNH's 3-1 home loss to Harvard on Dec. 9 marked the first regular-season home loss to a non-conference team since November 2007; the 'Cats had been 18-0-2 since then.

Northeastern University: The loss against BU snapped a three game winning streak...Three of the Huskies' four losses were against ranked opponents...Northeastern lost to No. 10 Providence, No. 6 Boston College and No. 4 Boston University...The Huskies took just two penalties for the second-straight game...Florence Schelling made at least 30 saves for the third time this year. Her 37 saves against BU is a season-high.

Providence College: The Friars are off until January 2 and 3, when they visit Maine for 8 pm and 3 pm face-offs, respectively… Junior Kate Bacon (Chanhassen, Minn.) was one of 40 players invited to USA Hockey's Women's Winter Training Camp in Blaine Minn. in late December. The camp serves as a tryout and training session for the U.S. National Team. Bacon previously wore red, white and blue for the USA Under-18 team that won the World Championships in 2008…Junior goaltender Genevieve Lacasse has been selected to play for Hockey Canada's Under-22's in the MLP Cup in Switzerland in January.

University of Vermont: Vermont is 2-0-7 when scoring the first goal this season…Senior captain Celeste Doucet (Memramcook, N.B.) is tied for the team lead in scoring with three goals, and four assists… Sophomore Erin Wente has five goals and two assists for seven points as well … Vermont has gone to overtime nine times in 18 games this season…Vermont is 1-2-3 in its last six Hockey East contests…The Catamounts are off until December 29th when they host Dartmouth College at 5 p.m…Vermont is winless in 13 games against the Big Green.

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