HOCKEY EAST HEADLINES
Providence was the lone team to secure all six Hockey East points available to them last weekend, sweeping a two-game road set at Vermont. Patrick Moynihan registered three power-play goals while Jaxson Stauber stopped 59-of-62 shots faced, including a 22-save shutout on Saturday night.
New Hampshire earned a weekend split with #8 Massachusetts after a thrilling 2-1 overtime victory on Saturday night. Jackson Pierson netted the game-winning goal just 37 seconds into overtime to deliver the victory while Mike Robinson made 32 saves and only allowed one goal for a .970 save percentage.
Northeastern moved into a tie for third place in the Army ROTC Hockey East Standings after a 1-0-1 weekend. Devon Levi posted his fifth shutout of the season with a 38-save performance at Boston University on Friday night. The win moved him into first in the NCAA in shutouts this season and also tied Northeastern’s single-season shutout record.
Andre Lee extended his scoring streak to three consecutive games with three points across the River Hawks’ weekend split with UConn. He opened the weekend with two goals, including the game-winning goal, in UMass Lowell’s 3-0 win over the Huskies. UConn netminder Darion Hanson went 1-1-0 on the weekend, making 51 saves on 54 shots faced.
Boston College’s Jack McBain scored his first career hat trick on Thursday
night in a 6-2 victory over Maine. He increased his league-leading point
total to 19 on the season on nine goals and 10 assists in 14 games played.
HOCKEY EAST PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Patrick Moynihan - Providence
Patrick Moynihan (Jr., F; Millis, Mass.) registered three power-play goals
over two wins this weekend for the Friars up at Vermont. Moynihan scored
twice during a major penalty, including the tying goal, as the Friars erased a
3-0 deficit to win 4-3 on Friday night. The junior added another power-play
goal late in the game to extend Providence’s lead to 2-0 on Saturday night.
PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Devon Levi - Northeastern
Devon Levi (So., G; Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Que.) went 1-0-1 on the week-
end, including his fifth shutout of the season with a 38-save performance at
Boston University on Friday night. The win moved him into first in the NCAA
in shutouts this season and also tied Northeastern’s single-season shutout
record. He is already tied for fifth on Northeastern’s career shutouts list af-
ter just 14 games. He followed it up with a 33-save night in a 2-2 tie against
BU before the Huskies won in a shootout in eight rounds.
HOCKEY EAST DEFENDER OF THE WEEK
Ryan Wheeler - UConn
Ryan Wheeler (Sr., D; Lancaster, N.Y.) scored his second goal of the sea-
son to help the Huskies to a 2-1 home win over #15 UMass Lowell, earning
the Huskies a weekend split. He also blocked five total shots on the week-
end, including three in Sunday’s win.
HOCKEY EAST GOALTENDER OF THE WEEK
Mike Robinson - New Hampshire
Mike Robinson (Sr., G; Bedford, N.H.) made 32 saves and only allowed
one goal for a .970 save percentage in a 2-1 overtime win over #8 UMass
on Saturday, Nov. 20.
HOCKEY EAST TOP PERFORMERS
Jack McBain, BC (Sr., F; Toronto, Ont.) Scored his first career hat trick on Thursday night in a 6-2 victory over Maine. He increased his league-leading point total to 19 on the season on nine goals and 10 assists in 14 games played.
Jack St. Ivany, BC (Sr., D; Manhattan Beach, Calif.) Posted a goal and two assists in a two-game series against Maine. He lifted his point total to 13 to lead all Hockey East defensemen, and was plus-three on Thursday night in a 6-2 victory.
Brandon Kruse, BC (Gr., F; Saline, Mich.) Had three primary assists on Thursday in a 6-2 win over Maine to extend his point streak to seven games.
Darion Hanson, UC (Gr., G; East Bethel, Minn.) Went 1-1-0 on the weekend, making 51 saves on 54 shots faced. In Saturday’s loss he stopped 21 shots in a 3-0 road loss and then came back on Sunday to stop 30, including a clean sheet with 11 saves in the 3rd period to keep the Huskies’ 2-1 lead intact for the win.
Andre Lee, UML (Jr., F; Karlstad, Sweden) Extended his scoring streak to three consecutive games with three points across the River Hawks’ two-game series with UConn. He opened the weekend with two goals, including the game-winning goal, in UMass Lowell’s 3-0 win over the Huskies. Found his way back onto the score sheet on Sunday, scoring an unassisted breakaway goal in the River Hawks’ 2-1 loss to UConn. Finished the weekend with a plus-one rating. Leads the team in points with 10 off eight goals and two assists ... Leads the team in game-winning goals with three. Tied for first in the conference and fifth in the country in game-winning goals.
Owen Savory, UML (Sr., G; Cambridge, Ont.) Led the River Hawks to a weekend split over the UConn Huskies, finishing with 52 saves and just two goals allowed. Opened the weekend with a 3-0 shutout against the Huskies to register his second shutout of the season and eighth of his career. Made a season-high 34 stops on Saturday and made 18 saves Sunday. Ranks second in the country in both GAA (1.24) and save percentage (.947) ... Leads the conference in GAA and ranks second in save percentage.
Liam Devlin, UNH (Fr., F; Needham, Mass.) Scored the first goal of the game in a 2-1 overtime win over #8 UMass on Saturday.
Jackson Pierson, UNH (Sr., F; Zionsville, Ind.) Netted the game-winning goal just 37 seconds into overtime to deliver UNH a victory over #8 UMass.
Aidan McDonough, NU (Jr., F; Milton, Mass.) Scored all three of Northeastern’s goals in a 1-0-1 weekend to move into a tie for third in the NCAA and the Hockey East lead with 11 goals this season. He scored the overtime winner at Boston University on Friday night before potting a pair the following night at Matthews Arena in come-from-behind fashion.
Cody Monds, PC (Fr., F; Brockville, Ont.) Picked up three points over two games this weekend at Vermont, including an assist and the game-winning goal with 6:00 left in Friday night’s 4-3 win. Monds also assisted on Parker Ford’s game-winning goal in Saturday night’s 2-0 win.
Jaxson Stauber, PC (Jr. ,G; Plymouth, Minn.) Stopped 59-of-62 shots faced over two victories this weekend. On Friday, Stauber made 37 saves and followed that up with a 22-save shutout on Saturday night. He finished with a 1.50 GAA and .952 save percentage over two games this weekend.