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January 10, 2011
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WEEKLY RELEASE: NO. 6 BOSTON COLLEGE WINS TWO; MAINE EDGES NO. 8 PROVIDENCE
~ NU wins on road at UNH; UConn splits RMU series ~
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Photo PURE HOCKEY PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#8 HOLLY LORMS, BOSTON UNIVERSITY
(Senior Forward; Brookfield, Wis.)
Lorms recorded two goals in a thrilling 4-3 victory against No. 8 Providence on Sunday. The Brookfield, Wis., native provided the heroics for the Terriers as she scored the game-winning goal with 55 seconds remaining in the contest. Pure Hockey
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Photo PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#9 TAYLOR WASYLK, BOSTON COLLEGE
(Freshman Forward; Port Huron, Mich.)
Wasylk netted a goal at Yale and two goals at Maine for a total of three goals on the week for the Eagles. She recorded seven shots on goal and a +2 rating on the week. Pro Ambitions
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Photo WHEA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#14 PEGGY WAKEHAM, VERMONT
(Senior Defenseman; Bay Roberts, Nfld.)
Wakeham had a goal and two assists as Vermont came from behind three separate times to pickup a 3-3 tie with #8 North Dakota Saturday afternoon at Gutterson Fieldhouse. Hockey East
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Photo WHEA TEAM OF THE WEEK
BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES
The Eagles picked up two victories on the week beginning with a 3-1 win at Yale on Monday and following that up with a 6-1 victory at Maine on Saturday night at Alfond Arena. The Eagles outshot their two opponents on the week by a combined, 84-to 35. BC went 3-for-7 on the power play on Saturday.  
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Pure Hockey Player of the Week Holly Lorms of Boston University
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ARMY ROTC THREE STARS AWARD
At the conclusion of each Hockey East game, the " Army ROTC Three Stars of The Game" are selected. Here are the 2010-2011 season leaders to date:
Rk. Name Cl. Pos. School
1. Kelli Stack Sr. F BC
2. Jenn Wakefield Jr. F BU
3. Alexandra Garcia Jr. G UConn
4. Katie Bacon So. F PC
5. Corinne Buie Fr. F PC
  Holly Lorms Sr. F BU
  Brittany Ott So. G Maine
  Mary Restuccia Jr. F BC
  Florence Schelling Jr. G NU
Army ROTC
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HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS

Lori Antflick, NU (Sr, F, Thornhill, Ont.) Recorded two assists, including a helper on the game-winner, to help lead NU past UNH, 4-2.

Blake Bolden, BC (So., D, Stow, Ohio) Registered a goal and an assist vs. Yale before tallying two assists at Maine for two multiple-point games.

Casie Fields, NU (So., D, Buffalo Grove, Ill.) Potted her first goal of the season and registered the primary assist on the game-winner in the UNH win.

Rebecca Hewett, UConn (Jr., D, Oak Bluff, Man.) Recorded a goal and two assists over weekend, with the goal and one assist coming in the 6-2 victory vs. RMU

Rachel Llanes, NU (So, F, San Jose, Calif.) Added two assists in the Huskies' 4-2 win over UNH.

Jean O'Neill, PC (Sr., F, Strafford, Pa.) Scored twice in the Friars lone game of the weekend, a 4-3 loss at No. 3 BU.

Stephanie Raithby, UConn (Fr., F, London, Ont.) Recorded a goal in Sunday's 6-2 victory vs. RMU and an assist in Saturday's contest.

Mary Restuccia, BC (Jr., F, Chester Springs, Pa.) Tallied an assist at Yale and three assists at Maine for the Eagles.

Nina Riley, PC (Fr., G, Lexington, Mass.) Played the second and third periods Sunday at BU, stopping 26 of the 28 shots she faced.

Kelli Stack, BC (Sr., F, Brooklyn Heights, Ohio) Recorded two multiple-point games with two assists at Yale and a goal and an assist at Maine.

Leah Sulyma, NU (Sr., G, Inuvik, N.W.T.) Made 26 saves in her second start of the season to defeat UNH, 4-2.

Danielle Welch, BC (Jr., F, Hastings, Minn.) Recorded a goal against Yale in addition to an assist at Maine.

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CAREER FIRSTS/MILESTONES/WHO's HOT

Boston University Terriers Is on a program-best eight-game winning streak

Corinne Buie, PC (Edina, Minn.) has seven points (3 goa ls, 4 assists ) in her last five games

Siena Falino, NU (Centerport, N.Y.) extended her point streak to three games . She had 1-3-4 totals in that stretch

Christie Jensen, PC (Delta, B.C.) recorded her first two-point game in Sunday's loss at BU

Kristi Kehoe, NU (Bakersfield, CALIF.) tallied a goal in two of her last three games

Kerrin Sperry, BU (Reading, Mass.) improved to 12-0-2 to start her collegiate career

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TEAM NOTES

Boston College: Boston College began 2011 with two wins, one in Hockey East…the Eagles tallied nine goals in two games from six different goal scorers…Goalie Molly Schaus picked up two wins, saving 33 shots and allowing only two goals…Mary Restuccia continued a scoring streak with assists in both games this week. She currently leads the Eagles in assists with 17…Kelli Stack registered two more multiple-point efforts for 11 this season…Blake Bolden leads BC defenders in scoring with four goals and eight assists for 12 points…Andrea Green tallied her second season goal and Ashley Motherwell netted her fourth…Taylor Wasylk recorded her fourth multiple-point game with a two goals at Maine.

Boston University: The No. 3 Boston University women's ice hockey team extended its program-best win streak to eight games with a 4-3 victory over Providence…In 2010-11, the Terriers improved to 10-0-0 when scoring first and 11-0-0 when leading after the first period…BU moved to 3-1-0 against ranked teams with Sunday's win…Three members of the women's ice hockey team won gold in international competitions last weekend…Juniors Jenelle Kohanchuk and Tara Watchorn captured the MLP Cup with Canada's National Women's Under-22 T eam, while head coach Brian D urocher served on the coaching staff of the gold medal-winning U.S. Women's National Under-18 Team at the IIHF World Women's U18 Championship.

University of Connecticut: The Huskies are now 3-1 all-time against Robert Morris...Jennifer Chaisson increased her career point total to 77 against Robert Morris, which puts her tied for fifth all-time at UConn...With her goal on Saturday Chaisson also now ranks 10th on the all-time chart in career goals with 24, and ranks third with 53 career assists after Sunday's contest...Jenna Welch and Alexandra Vakos each recorded their first collegiate goals against Robert Morris, Welch scoring the second of the game and Vakos scoring the eventual game-winner, while junior Rebecca Hewett notched her first goal of the season...Freshman Nicole Paniccia earned her third victory of the season on Sunday, playing in just her fifth game of her career...12 different Huskies recorded a point in Sunday's contest, led by Vakos who notched three points.

University of Maine: Maine split a pair of games against ranked teams in WHEA play this past week…In a rare Monday contest for the Black Bears, M aine defeated #8/9 Providence by the score of 3-2 behind goals from Kayla Kaluzny (2), Brittany Dougherty (11) and Jennie Gallo (11)…The win was Maine's first over a ranked opponent since it defeated then #5 Boston College by the score of 5-3 on Nov. 16, 2008…Gallo's power play goal gave her six on the season which tied her for first in the nation in that category…The Black Bears dropped a 6-1 decision to #6 Boston College on Saturday evening with Myriam Croussette (9) scoring the lone goal for the Black Bears…Maine's lone goal against Boston College set new career highs for all three involved…Croussette set a new high for goals in a season with her ninth and points in a season with 19.

University of New Hampshire: Senior defenseman and captain Courtney Birchard won a gold medal with the Team Canada U22 team at the MLP Cup in Switzerland; she tallied an assist in the gold medal game...Freshman forward Nicole Gifford recorded her first career assist Jan. 9 vs. Northeastern; it was her fourth career point...Senior defenseman Courtney Sheary has recorded an assists three of the last four games...NU recorded a 33-28 shot advantage to mark the sixth consecutive game UNH has been outshot. In comparison, the Wildcats recorded the shot advantage in 10 of the first 14 games of the season. The 28 shots vs. the Huskies are the most by the 'Cats during this six-game stretch.

Northeastern University: The win over New Hampshire was the Huskies' second-straight victory. It is the first time in school history that the Huskies have defeated UNH twice at New Hampshire in a single season. Northeastern blanked New Hampshire, 4-0, on Dec. 1...Two separate goaltenders have now led the Huskies to a victory over UNH. Florence Schelling shut the Wildcats out on Dec. 1 and Leah Sulyma earned the win on Sunday. Sunday's game was the third-straight contest that a Husky player opened her 2010 scoring account. Casie Fields lit the lamp for her first time this season. Maggie Brennolt and Dani Rylan each tallied their first goal of the season last weekend. The Huskies continued their stretch of disciplined play as they took just two penalties in Sunday's game. NU has spent just six minutes in the sin bin during the last two games, as the Huskies visited the penalty box just once against St. Cloud State on Jan. 2.

Providence College: Friar Junior Goalie Genevieve Lacasse represented Canada at the MLP Cup, a six-team, Under-22 international tournament in Switzerland. Lacasse led the Canadians to their eighth cup in nine tries, winning both of her starts and stopping all 56 shots she faced…The Friars will host Hockey East's Skating Strides Against Breast Cancer on Friday, January 21 when they welcome Boston College. The game will help benefit the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer R esource Foundation.

University of Vermont: Vermont is 3-1-7 when scoring the first goal this season…Vermont is 3-1-1 in its last five games…Vermont went to overtime for the 10th time Saturday in 22 games this season…The Catamounts nine ties, leads the nation, and is a single season Vermont record … Senior captain Celeste Doucet leads the team in scoring with four goals and eight assists for 12 points in 22 games…Freshman goaltender Roxanne Douville won a gold medal Saturday with Canada's National Women's U22 Team at the MLP Four Nations Cup, Douville started two games posting two shutouts.

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