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February 10, 2012
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WEEKEND PREVIEW: NO. 7 NORTHEASTERN HOSTS MAINE FOR TWO GAMES; NO. 6 BC FACES UCONN IN SERIES
~ UNH entertains Providence for pair; Vermont hosts No. 10 BU for two games ~
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Northeastern hosts a two-game series against Maine this weekend at Matthews Arena

Connecticut vs. No. 6 Boston College - Two-Game Series (Sat. at UConn, Sun. at BC)

• The Eagles won the first meeting of the season series on Jan. 22 by a 3-1 score at Freitas Ice Forum. BC's Emily Walsh and Danielle Welch each notched two points in the win, while Corinne Boyles notched 27 saves in the victory for the Eagles.

• BC's Alex Carpenter's 14 points (8g,6a) in league play rank third among WHEA rookies.

• Emily Snodgrass has notched a point in five of the last six games for the Huskies with six points (2g,4a) during that time.


New Hampshire vs. Providence - Two-Game Series (Sat. at UNH, Sun. at PC)

• Providence won the first matchup of the year with a 6-2 victory on Nov. 13 at Schneider Arena. PC's Laura Vehranta notched a game-high three points (1g,2a) for the Friars. UNH's penalty kill was a perfect 6-for-6 in the game.

• Ashley Cottrell has amassed six points (3g,3a) in her last two games for the Friars, en route to being named Athletic Republic Player of the Week on Monday.

• The Wildcats have allowed a league-low eight third period goals this season in league play.


Maine at No. 7 Northeastern - Two-Game Series (Sat., Sun. at Matthews Arena)

• Northeastern won the first meeting of the season at Alfond Arena by a 3-2 mark on Oct. 28th. The Huskies went 2-for-8 on the power play in the game. Kendall Coyne and Brittany Esposito each registered two points in the game for Northeastern.

• Florence Schelling's 1.46 GAA, 460 saves and 12 wins leads the league for the Huskies and her .948 save percentage ranks second in the conference.

• Maine's Brittany Dougherty's 19 points (12g,7a) in league play is the fifth best total among conference players.

• Casey Pickett's overtime winner at the 5:27 mark of the extra frame ended No. 7 Northeastern's 13-year Beanpot drought in the come-from-behind 4-3 victory vs. BU Tuesday. It marked Northeastern's 15 Beanpot Championship in school history.


No. 10 Boston Univesity at Vermont - Two-Game Series (Sat., Sun. at Gutterson Fieldhouse)

• The Terriers took the first matchup of the season series on Jan. 21st with a 6-2 win at Walter Brown Arena. Jenn Wakefield notched a career-high six points with her first career hat trick for the Terriers.

• Amanda Pelkey's eight points (3g,5a) in conference games ranks tied for ninth among Hockey East rookies.

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