Weekly Release: Boston College's Season Ends in NCAA Championship Game
Northeastern's Kendall Coyne Wins 2016 Patty Kazmaier Award
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Warrior Hockey Player of the Week Megan Keller of Boston College

AROUND HOCKEY EAST: Boston College played in the national championship game for the first time in program history, but fell to Minnesota in a 3-1 decision. The loss was the only setback of the season for the Eagles and put their final record at 40-1-0. Senior Haley Skarupa (Rockville, Md.) led the Eagles to the championship game after posting two goals, including the game-winning mark in the 3-2 overtime victory in the semifinals against Clarkson. Skarupa extended her point streak to 16 games in which she scored 32 points (15g, 17a) and was named to the Frozen Four All-Tournament Team alongside teammate Megan Keller (Farmington Hills, Mich.). Keller tallied an assist in each game and finished the season leading defensemen nationally in points (52), assists (40), points per game (1.27), assists per game (0.98), power-play assists (16), power-play points (20), and plus/minus (+64). Alex Carpenter (North Reading, Mass.) also recorded a multi-point weekend after contributing three assists including a game-winning helper in Friday's semifinal victory ... Northeastern's Kendall Coyne (Palos Heights, Ill.) received the 2016 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award on Saturday, March 19. Coyne finished the season with 84 points (50g, 34a) and rewrote the Hockey East record books, ultimately claiming most career points (167), career goals (91), single-season points (55), single-season goals (30), points per game (2.39) and goals per game (1.30). The Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award went to a Hockey East player for the second consecutive season and it marked the fourth-time that a current Hockey East institution earned the honor. Previous winners include Brandy Fisher (1998, New Hampshire), Brooke Whitney (2002, Northeastern), and Carpenter (2015, BC) ... Nine Hockey East players, past and present, will compete in the 2016 IIHF Women's World Championships held March 28 through April 4 in Kamloops, B.C. Players include defensemen Kacey Bellamy, Keller, and Emily Pfalzer and forwards Carpenter, Coyne, Amanda Pelkey, Skarupa, Kelli Stack, and Dana Trivigno. Boston College is represented by six skaters and New Hampshire, Northeastern, and Vermont each have one representative.