Winnik and Yandle named to All-New England Team
Daniel Winnik

The team was comprised of nine players from Hockey East and three players from the ECACHL.

Yandle was a Second-Team RBK All-American and Hockey East All-Star in his final season at UNH. He ranked fourth on the team in scoring with 30 points (6g, 24a), skating in all 40 games for the Wildcats. His 24 assists were third-best on the 'Cats roster and his 166 shots ranked first on the team. He ranked 16th in the nation among Division I blueliners with 0.75 points per game. Yandle was also one of 15 finalists for the Walter Brown Award, given annually to the top American-born college hockey player in New England.

In his UNH career, he skated in 153 career games and posted 99 career points (31g, 68a), which ranks third all-time among blueliners in the program's history. His 153 games played as a Wildcat is only five short of a school record set by former 'Cat Darren Haydar (158 GP).

Winnik finished his junior campaign ranking second on the team in scoring with a career-high 41 points (15g, 26a) in 39 games. He was named a Second-Team Hockey East All-Star and ranked tied for fifth in the league in scoring, along with linemate Brett Hemingway. In 26 conference games, Winnik's 28 points in league play was tied for fourth best among conference players. He posted at least one point in 26 of 39 games and posted 13 multi-point efforts in the 2005-2006 season. Winnik finished the season with 11 points in his last 12 games.

In 119 career games as a Wildcat, Winnik posted 37 goals and 58 assists for 95 points in his UNH career.

The No. 13 ranked Wildcats finished the season with a 20-13-7 overall record and a 14-7-6 record in Hockey East. UNH made its fifth straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament and won 20 games for the tenth consecutive season.

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