Sophomore forward Trevor Smith was named Hockey East Player of the Week on Monday
Smith, who won the award for the second time this season, totaled four points (3g, 1a) with a +2 rating last week in two wins over #15 ranked Vermont at Gutterson Fieldhouse this past weekend. He registered a three-point effort (2g, 1a) in the 7-1 victory on Friday night and also added a goal in the 2-1 win on Saturday. He registered a team-high 10 shots on goal against the Catamounts in two games.
He leads the Wildcats roster in points with 30 and his 14 goals are tied for a team best along with Mike Radja. Smith leads Hockey East in scoring and in league games his 22 points are best among conference skaters. His 1.50 points per game ranks tied for eighth natonally, while his 0.70 goals per game rank ninth among Division I players.
Smith has already surpassed his 20 points and 10 goals from his freshman campaign. He has posted a point in 15 of 20 games this year with nine multi-point efforts to his credit. He has recorded six points in the last three games.
No. 3 ranked UNH (16-3-1, 12-1-1 HE) returns to action on Saturday, Jan. 13 vs. Dartmouth College in the sixth annual “Battle for the RiverStone Cup.” Game time at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, N.H. is 7 p.m. The game will be televised live by WMUR-TV (Channel 9). Tickets are still available for the game by visiting both box offices, by calling 603-868-7300 or on the internet at www.ticketmaster.com.