AYERS NAMED HOCKEY EAST GOALTENDER OF THE MONTH

DURHAM, N.H. - Junior goaltender Mike Ayers (Hingham, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team was named Goaltender of the Month for the third time in his career by the Hockey East Association on Thursday afternoon.

In four games in October, Ayers was undefeated with a 2-0-2 record and a 1.92 GAA and a .946 save percentage, including a career-high 44 saves in UNH's 3-1 win over then No. 1 ranked Minnesota on Oct. 19.

He ranks first in Hockey East and third in the nation in save percentage, while his GAA ranks third among Hockey East netminders and eighth in the nation.

The No.1 ranked UNH men's hockey team returns to action on Friday, Nov. 1 vs. Merrimack College. Game time is 7 p.m. at the Whittemore Center. The game can be seen live on New Hampshire Public Television.


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