MEN'S ICE HOCKEY ENTERS HOME-AND-HOME WITH NO. 14 PROVIDENCE
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DURHAM, N.H. — The fourth-ranked Wildcats (18-7-1, 14-4-1 HE) enter into a home-and-home series with Hockey East foe No. 14 Providence College (13-10-3, 10-6-3 HE) over the weekend. Puck drops at 7 p.m. both nights. Friday's game will be the last of a five-game road trip, while Saturday night's game will be at Whittemore Center. Saturday's game will be broadcast on NHPTV. In addition, both games will be broadcast on the UNH Sports Radio Network (UNHSN) with live audio and live stats at www.unhwildcats.com as well as live video at www.unhwildcats.tv.

SCOUTING THE FRIARS:
No 14 Providence enters this weekend 13-10-3 overall, 10-6-3 in Hockey East. They sit alone in third place with 23 points. Jon Rheault of Deering, N.H., is PC’s leading scorer (17g,10a) with a career-best 17 goals this season. He tallied the game-winner in overtime in Saturday’s victory over Vermont. PC is tied for the national lead with nine short-handed goals this season. Of the five season series against league foes that have been completed, the Friars have won four and tied the other. Senior netminder Tyler Sims has played the majority of games in net. He is 12-9-2 with a 2.35 GAA and a .912 save percentage.

SERIES HISTORY vs. PROVIDENCE:
The Wildcats and Friars have met 132 times in the all-time series history dating back to Feb. 12, 1927, with UNH leading the series at 70-50-12...Coach Umile owns a 39-21-5 all-time mark vs. Providence and UNH holds a 21-3-0 all-time record in 24 meetings vs. the Friars at the Whittemore Center...The Wildcats captured a 5-4 overtime win in Providence in this season’s only meeting. UNH won last season’s series, 4-1, including a two-game sweep in the Hockey East Tournament... In those tournament wins, the Wildcats outscored PC, 10-0, with a pair of shutouts from Kevin Regan...The Wildcats have won the last eight meetings vs. Providence at Towse Rink and they have outscored the Friars 28-7 in that span...PC’s last win at UNH came on March 12, 2004, a 4-3 overtime victory...In the last 15 games at the Whittemore Center, UNH owns a 14-1-0 mark...In the last 15 games, the Friars have managed more than two goals once...Senior forward Mike Radja is the active leading career scorer vs. PC with 2-8-10 in 13 games, while Thomas Fortney is second with 10 points (4g, 6a) in 11 games, including three assists in his last game against PC and six points in the last two games. Paul Thompson had a career game in his only game against PC with a hat trick and two assists in the 5-4 win...Senior goaltender Kevin Regan is 6-1-1 in eight career starts vs. Providence with a 1.37 GAA and a .955 save percentage, while Brian Foster captured the win against the Friars earlier this season.

SCORING LEADERS VS. THE FRIARS:
Player    GP    G-A-P   
Mike Radja    13    2-8-10
Thomas Fortney    11    4-6-10
Greg Collins    10    0-5-5
Matt Fornataro    13    1-4-5
Paul Thompson    1    3-2-5
Jamie Fritsch    11    1-3-4
Jerry Pollastrone    11    1-3-4
James vanRiemsdyk    1    1-3-4
Bobby Butler    6    2-0-2
Craig Switzer    14    1-2-3
Brad Flaishans    13    1-1-2
Joe Charlebois    11    0-1-1
Kevin Kapstad    6    0-1-1
Peter LeBlanc    6    0-1-1
Phil DeSimone    1    0-1-1
Alan Thompson    3    0-0-0
Greg Manz    1    0-0-0
Mike Sislo    1    0-0-0
Matt Campanale    1    0-0-0

Goaltending Stats
Player    GP/Min    GA    GAA    W-L-T    SV    SV%

Foster    2/102:57    8    4.67    1-0-0    75    .903
Regan    8/445:00    11    1.375    6-1-1    238    .955
Regan Game-by-Game vs. the Friars
Date        Min    Res.    Svs.    GA    Shots

2-24-06        65:00    T    28    2    30
2-25-06        60:00    W    21    1    22
3-9-06        60:00    W    27    0    27
1-27-07        60:00    W    32    1    33
2-23-07        60:00    W    36    4    40
2-24-07        20:00    L    10    3    13
3-8-07        60:00    W    42    0    42
3-9-07        60:00    W    42    0    42
Totals        445:00    6-1-1    238    11    165

Foster Game-by-Game vs. the Friars
Date        Min    Res.    Svs.    GA    Shots

2-24-07        40:00    ND    34    4    38
11-17-07        62:57    W    41    4    45
Totals        102:57    1-0-0    75    8    83

RADJA NAMED NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK/HE CO-PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Mike Radja garnered Inside College Hockey’s National Player of the Week and was also honored as Hockey East CCM/RBK Co-Player of the Week along with BC’s Nathan Gerbe. Radja had six points (4g, 2a) in a weekend sweep at Maine. The senior forward had a career night Friday, notching a pair of career milestones in the process. Radja potted all three goals, his second career hat trick, in a 3-2 win. Radja’s first goal of the game gave him his 100th career point, his second goal gave him his 50th career goal, while his last goal gave him his second career hat trick. On Saturday night, Radja had a goal and two assists in UNH’s 4-1 win. The senior forward has scored in eight of the last nine games, tallying 19 points (9g, 10a) for a 2.1 ppg average. He has scored in five-straight Hockey East games, all wins.

REGAN GARNERS LEAGUE’S TOP DEFENSIVE HONOR: 
Kevin Regan has been named Pure Hockey Defensive Player of the Week. Regan, who earns this award for the fifth time this season, continues to be lights out in net. The senior netminder has emerged as the league’s top goaltender, holding the Black Bears to just three goals during a weekend sweep of Maine. Regan stopped 32 shots on Friday night and followed that up with 28 saves on Saturday. Regan has won nine-straight against league foes with two shutouts and no more than three goals allowed in a single contest. In those nine games, Regan has a .950 save percentage and 1.56 GAA.? Regan ranks first in goals against average (1.94), save percentage (.935) and win percentage (.812) in Hockey East play.

PULLING RANK (RECORD VS. RANKED OPPONENTS):
The Wildcats are 7-2-0 when playing a nationally-ranked opponent. Providence is the first ranked team UNH has faced since UMass on Jan. 11-12.

FORTNEY PRODUCING RESULTS AGAINST THE FRIARS: Junior forward Thomas Fortney hopes to build off of his recent accomplishments against Providence. Fortney has six points (2g, 4a) in the last two games against PC.

THOMPSON HOPES FOR A REPEAT PERFORMANCE AGAINST PC:
Freshman forward Paul Thompson had a breakout game against PC the last time around. Thompson had a hand in all five goals (3g, 2a) as he tallied the game-winning goal in the process in UNH’s 5-4 overtime win.

ROAD WARRIORS: The Wildcats are 10-3-0 on the road this season including a current seven-game road winning streak.

‘CATS BECOME FIRST TO CLINCH PLAYOFF BERTH:
By virtue of its weekend sweep of Maine, the Wildcats became the first team in Hockey East to secure a berth in the postseason tournament. The top eight teams are assured a spot in the tourney with the top four teams hosting the bottom four in a best-of-three series.

UNH CONTROLS FIVE-POINT LEAD:
With every team in Hockey East having played 19 games, UNH (29 points) has a five-point lead on its next closest rival Boston College (24), and six points over weekend foe Providence.

HIGHLY REGARDED:
UNH is ranked fourth in the country in both the USA Today and USCHO polls this week. The fourth-place ranking matches the highest the Wildcats have received this season. They were No. 4 after a weekend sweep of Colorado College near the beginning of the season.

RADJA JOINS CENTURY CLUB/SURPASSES 50 GOALS:
Radja enjoyed a career night on Friday notching a pair of career milestones in the process. Radja potted all three goals, his second career hat trick, in a 3-2 win. Radja’s first goal of the game gave him his 100th career point, his second goal gave him his 50th career goal. He became the 67th member of the century club, the first since linemate Matt Fornataro did so over a week ago. 

REGAN WINNER OF NINE-STRAIGHT AGAINST HE FOES:
Since Dec. 1, Kevin Regan is 9-0-0 against Hockey East foes with a 1.56 GAA, two shutouts, a .950 save percentage and no more than three goals allowed in a single contest.

WELL-BALANCED WINNING:
The Wildcats became the first team in Hockey East to record wins over all other conference foes.

HOCKEY EAST STREAKING:
UNH has won its last nine Hockey East games.  Regan has been in net for all nine. The Wildcats last Hockey East loss came on Dec. 8 at UMass.

THIRD-PERIOD POWER:
The Wildcats have 42 third period goals, which is nine more than their next closest competitor in Hockey East. Overall UNH has scored 45.1 percent of its goals in the third period.

SCORING IN BUNCHES:
UNH has scored three or more goals in the last nine games including five goals on three different occasions.

FIRST HOCKEY EAST SWEEP OF MAINE:
UNH earned its first swept of Maine since the formation of Hockey East. Its last season sweep of the Black Bears came in the 1982-83 season, a four-game sweep.

FORNATARO EXTENDS SCORING STREAK TO SIX GAMES:
Matt Fornataro has scored in six-straight games with 10 points (4g, 6a) during that stretch.

SCORING BY CLASS:
The following is a breakdown of scoring by class:
Class        G(%)    A(%)    P(%)   
Seniors (6):        37 (39.7)    60 (37.2) 97(38.1)
Juniors (7):        17 (18.2)    42 (26.0) 59(23.2)
Sophomores (5):    13 (13.9)    17 (10.5) 30(11.8)
Freshmen: (9)         26 (27.9)    42 (26.0) 68(26.7)
Totals (27):        93    161    254

SCORING BY PERIOD:
The Wildcats have been stronger finishers netting close to half of its goals in the final period.
Period                Goals        Pct.
1st:    21    22.5%
2nd:    29    31.1%
3rd:    42    45.1%
OT:     1    0.01%

vanRIEMSDYK  NAMED HE ROOKIE OF THE MONTH:
James vanRiemsdyk returned to the UNH lineup two games into the month, but was one of the most productive players in the league during the month. The freshman forward potted four goals and three assists (seven points) in just five games. He had a goal and an assist in each game of a weekend home-and-home sweep of No. 5 Massachusetts.  He tallied a goal in UNH’s loss to Dartmouth and closed out the month with the game-winning goal and an assist in UNH’s 5-3 win over Boston University. vanRiemsdyk was the HE Rookie of the Week on Jan. 14.

REGAN,  vanRIEMSDYK  NAMED SEMIFINALISTS FOR WALTER BROWN AWARD:
  Kevin Regan and James vanRiemsdyk were named semifinalists for the 56th annual Walter Brown Award, presented annually to the best American-born college hockey player in New England. Regan and vanRiemsdyk were among 15 semifinalists selected by the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston, as announced by president Al Robichaud. Regan was among a list of three players that are repeat nominees (BC’s Benn Ferriero – BU’s Peter MacArthur), while vanRiemsdyk was one of two freshmen finalists. Regan has practically rewritten the goaltending record book at UNH, as he recently became the all-time saves and wins leader for the Wildcats. He’s started 19 of UNH’s 24 games this season and has posted a 14-5-1 record to date with a 2.42 GAA and a .922 save percentage (.933) and wins (11).  He is 7-0-0 in his last seven games against Hockey East foes with a microscopic 1.64 GAA in those contests. vanRiemsdyk ranks fourth nationally in rookie scoring with 23 points, despite missing five games for the World Juniors Championship. At the World Juniors, vanRiemsdyk was the tournament’s leading scorer averaging more than a point per game. The freshman forward has been on fire since his return garnering Hockey East Rookie of the Month in January by tallying seven points (4g, 3a) in five games. Since his return, the Wildcats are 5-1-0 with 4.16 goals per game. UNH has had five former Wildcats earn the Walter Brown Award including Bob Miller (1977), Ralph Cox (1979), Ty Conklin (2001), Mike Ayers (2003) and Steve Saviano (2004). The Gridiron Club plans to announce the finalists and winner of the 56th Walter Brown Award in March, following league playoffs and before the start of NCAA Tournament play.

‘CATS GETTING DEFENSIVE IN LEAGUE PLAY:
UNH boasts the best goals-against-average in Hockey East play this season. The Wildcats are allowing just 2.21 goals per game in Hockey East contests.

REGAN REWRITING THE RECORD BOOKS:
UNH has a rich goaltending tradition with greats such as Ty Conklin, Mike Ayers, Greg Moffett and Cap Raeder. However, Kevin Regan has been climbing the charts in every goaltending category and will leave as perhaps the best of the bunch. Recently becoming the all-time saves and wins leader, below is where Regan ranks in major netminding categories :

CAREER GOALS AGAINST AVERAGE
(50 or more games)
        Player    Years    Games    Average

    1.    Ty Conklin    1998-01    93    2.18
    2.    Kevin Regan    2005-present    101    2.30
    3.    Jeff Pietrasiak    2002-06    55    2.46
CAREER SAVES
        Player    Years    Games    Saves

    1.    Kevin Regan    2005-present    101    2,864
    2.    Greg Moffett    1977-81    101    2,602
    3.    Mike Ayers    2000-04    101    2,532                    CAREER SAVE PERCENTAGE
        Player    Years    Games     Save%
     1.    Kevin Regan    2005-present    101    .927

    2.    Jeff Pietrasiak    2002-06    55    .917
    3.    Ty Conklin    1998-01    93    .915
CAREER GAMES
        Player     Years    Games Played

    1.    Kevin Regan    2005-present    101
        Mike Ayers    2000-04    101
        Greg Moffett    1977-81    101
        Ty Conklin    1998-01    93
CAREER WINS
        Player     Years    Wins
1.        Kevin Regan    2005-present    63

2.        Mike Ayers    2000-04    58
    3.    Ty Conklin    1998-01    57

COMING TO A TV NEAR YOU:
The Wildcats are 12-4-1 in television games this season. They have outscored their opponents 65-44 in these 17 games.

FORNATARO FOURTH NATIONALLY IN ASSISTS:
Senior captain Matt Fornataro ranks fourth nationally in assists with 0.88 apg.

vanRIEMSDYK RANKS FIFTH IN ROOKIE SCORING:
Freshman James vanRiemsdyk ranks fifth nationally in rookie scoring with 1.10 ppg.

RADJA RANKS SECOND IN GAME WINNERS:
Senior Mike Radja is tied for second nationally with five game-winning goals this season.

‘CATS RANK FOURTH IN NATION OFFENSIVELY:
The Wildcats are currently ranked fourth in the nation in scoring offense with 3.58 goals per game.

Finishing Strong:
  UNH is 9-1-0 when leading after two periods and 6-0-1 when tied after two.

A TWO POINT MINIMUM: UNH has tallied at least two points in all but one Hockey East weekend this season.

Wildcat Award Winners: Here is a list of awards that Wildcat players have won to date this season:
Player    Award        Date
Kevin Regan    HE Def. Player of the Week        10-22-07
Matt Fornataro    HE Player of the Week        10-27-07
TEAM    CHN Team of the Week        10-27-07
Matt Fornataro    HE Player of the Month        October
Paul Thompson    HE Rookie of the Week        11-19-07
Paul Thompson    HE Rookie of the Month        November
Matt Fornataro    Lowe’s Senior CLASS Nominee   
Kevin Regan    HE Def. Player of the Week        12-17-07
Kevin Regan    HE Def. Player of the Week        1-7-08
James vanRiemsdyk    HE Rookie of the Week        1-14-08
TEAM    CHN Team of the Week        1-16-08
Kevin Regan    HE Def. Player of the Week        1-28-08
James vanRiemsdyk    HE Rookie of the Month        January
Mike Radja    HE Co-Player of the Week        2-11-08
Kevin Regan    HE Def. Player of the Week        2-11-08
Mike Radja    INCH National Player of the Week    2-11-08

Wildcats Among National leaders: Below is a list of where UNH players and team rank nationally.
Individual    Rank    Stats
Points Per Game:   
Matt Fornataro    8th    1.31 ppg
Mike Radja    10th    1.29 ppg
Goals Per Game:
Mike Radja    6th    0.71 gpg
Assists Per Game:
Matt Fornataro    4th    0.88 apg
Short-Handed Goals:
Mike Radja    13th    2 SHG
Game-Winning Goals:
Mike Radja    2nd    5 gwg
Defensemen Scoring:
Brad Flaishans    20th    0.64 ppg
Craig Switzer    24th    0.62 ppg
Freshmen Scoring:
James vanRiemsdyk    5th    1.10 ppg   
Goals Against Average:
Kevin Regan    23rd    2.29
Save Percentage:
Kevin Regan    10th    .925
Winning Percentage:
Kevin Regan    4th    .762
Team
Winnning Percentage    4th    .712 (18-7-1)
Scoring Offense    4th    3.58 gpg
Scoring Margin    7th    +1.0   

Umile captures 400th victory
: Oct. 19 win at Agganis Arena marked Head Coach Dick Umile’s 400th of his career, ranking him third amongst active NCAA coaches with a .653 win percentage. Umile, a five-time Hockey East Coach of the Year, is in his 18th season as head coach of the Wildcats and ranks ninth all-time among NCAA coaches with his 400 wins. Coming into the 2007-08 season, he  ranks third in wins amongst his Hockey East coaching peers. The last Division I coach to reach the 400 win plateau was UNH alum Joe Marsh (St. Lawrence).

HOME SWEET HOME:
UNH is in its 13th season of play at the Whittemore Center in 2007-08.. UNH owns a 163-47-19 all-time record in 13 seasons of play at the  Whittemore Center with 148 sellouts during that time.

WHERE UNH IS RANKED IN HOCKEY EAST:
    Overall    HE games

Goals/per game     3.58/2nd    3.32/3rd
GAA     2.58/3rd    2.21/1st
Power Play    16.4/4th    12.8/9th
Penalty Kill    86.2/4th    87.3/2nd
Special Teams Net    +2/5th    -2/7th
1st Period Scoring    21/3rd    16/4th
2nd Period Scoring    29/5th    22/4th
3rd Period Scoring    42/1st    24/1st

WHERE IS UNH RANKED?:
Here is a week-by-week look at the ‘Cats in the national polls and the HE standings:
Date     USCHO     UHM     HE
10/1        6        6    t-1st (pre)
10/8        6        5    -
10/15    8        8    -
10/22    7        6    t-1st
10/29    4        4    t-4th
11/5        6        7    t-3rd
11/12    6        6    t-1st
11/19    8        8    3rd
11/26    6        6    3rd
12/3        8        7    3rd
12/10    10        10    5th
12/17    10        t-9    t-1st
12/24    no poll        no poll    t-1st
12/31    7        no poll    t-1st
1/7        8        8    t-1st
1/15        5        5    1st
1/21        7        7    t-1st
1/28        7        7    1st
2/4        5        5    1st
2/11        4        4    1st

THE NATIONAL POLLS:
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine (Feb. 11)
Rk.    Team (FPV)    Pts.    LW    W-L-T    WIP

1    Michigan (33)     507    2    23-3-4    18
2    Miami (Ohio) Univ.     472    1    25-4-1    18
3    North Dakota    425    3    17-8-2    18
4    New Hampshire (1)    410    5    18-7-1    18
5    Colorado College    381    4    21-8-1    18
6    Denver    350    7    19-8-1    18
7    Boston College    300    9    14-6-7    16
8    Michigan State    254    6    18-8-5    18
9    Notre Dame    212    8    20-10-2    18
10    Minnesota-Duluth    174    10    11-9-6    9
11    Clarkson    156    13    16-9-3    18
12    Wisconsin    145    13    13-11-6    15
13    Minnesota State    112    15    15-10-4    2
14    Providence    78    11    13-10-3    3
15    Northeastern    38    14    13-9-3    10

USCHO.com/CSTV Division I Men’s Poll (Feb. 11)
Rk.    Team (FPV)     Record    Pts    LW

1     Michigan (48)    23-3-4    995    2
2    Miami     25-4-1    939    1
3     North Dakota    17-8-2    875    3
4    New Hampshire (2)    18-7-1    854    5
5    Colorado College    21-8-1    813    4
6    Denver    19-8-1    747    7
7     Boston College    14-6-7    685    9
8     Michigan State    18-8-5    634    6
 9     Notre Dame     20-10-2    536    8
10     Wisconsin    13-11-6    493    11
11     Clarkson    16-9-3    477    13
12     Minnesota-Duluth    11-9-6    475    10
13    Minnesota State    15-10-4    403    15
14    Providence    13-10-3    333    12
15     Northeastern    13-9-3    298    14
16     Quinnipiac    17-7-4    296    16
17     Princeton    14-9-0     233     19
18     Mass.-Lowell    12-10-4    103    17
19    St. Cloud St.    12-13-3    96    NR
20    Niagara    16-8-3    67    NR

USCHO.com PairWiseSM Rankings (PWR) (Feb. 12)
Rk     Team     PWR     Rk     W-L-T     Win %     Rk     RPI

1      Michigan     24      2      23-3-4      .8333      1  .6018*
2     Miami     23     1     25-4-1     .8500     2     .5995*
3     New Hampshire     22     4     18-7-1     .7115     6     .5733
4     Colorado College     21     3     21-8-1     .7167     3     .5884
5     Denver     20     5     19-8-1     .6964     4     .5808
6     North Dakota     19     7     17-8-2     .6667     5     .5794
7     Michigan State     16     8     18-8-5     .6613     8     .5523
8t     Minnesota State     15     14     15-10-4     .5862     10     .5452
8t     Minnesota-Duluth 15     20t     11-9-6     .5385     12     .5396
10     Boston College     14     10t     14-6-7     .6481     7     .5527

FORNATARO NAMED NOMINEE FOR SENIOR CLASS AWARD:
Matt Fornataro was one of twenty collegiate hockey players, who have combined excellence in athletics, academics and community service, and were  announced today as the official candidates for the men’s hockey division of the 2007-08 Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award.  Fornataro, who was one of two Hockey East players selected, is currently the team’s leading scorer and garnered Hockey East Player of the Month for October. In addition, the senior forward is quickly approaching the 100-point mark for his career. The award – presented annually to the NCAA  Division I Student-Athlete of the Year in eight sports – focuses on the “Four C’s” of classroom, character, community and competition. 

THE PROGRAM’S HISTORY: 
UNH has appeared in the NCAA Tournament 17 times in the 80-year history of the program...UNH has appeared in the Frozen Four seven times, including national championship game appearances vs. Maine in 1999 and Minnesota in 2003...UNH earned Hockey East Tournament titles in 2002 and 2003 and regular-season championships in 1997, 1999, 2002, 2003 and 2007...The Wildcats won the ECAC regular-season title in 1974 and the tournament championship in 1979....UNH has posted 28 seasons with 20+ wins, including the last 11 consecutive seasons.

‘CATS SELECTED IN THE NHL DRAFT:
Seven UNH players have been selected in the National Hockey League draft...Joe Charlebois (Chicago), Phil DeSimone (Washington), Brian Foster (Florida), Peter LeBlanc (Chicago), Kevin Regan (Boston), Craig Switzer (Nashville) and James vanRiemsdyk (Philadelphia) have all been taken.

WILDCATS SHARE TOP SPOT IN HOCKEY EAST POLL:
UNH was picked to finish tied for first in the Hockey East preseason Coaches’ Poll, which was announced on Sept. 25.

Hockey East Preseason Coaches’ Poll:
Rk.    Team (1st Place Votes)     Pts
1.    New Hampshire (5)    84

    Boston College (5)    84
3.    Boston University    77
4.    Maine    61
5.    Massachusetts    54
    Vermont    54
7.    Northeastern    43
8.    Providence    39
9.    UMass-Lowell    25
10.    Merrimack    19  

UNH HOCKEY ON TELEVISION:
UNH will have 22 games broadcast live on TV in 2007-08...NHPTV will once again provide the 10-game package, while NESN will air three games, CSTV, WABI and FSSN will broadcast two, while ESPNU, COX-TV, CN8 and WMUR-TV will broadcast one game.
DATE    GAME    Channel    Time/Result
OCT. 26    COLORADO COLLEGE    NHPTV    W, 5-3
OCT. 27    COLORADO COLLEGE    NHPTV    W, 4-2
NOV. 3    NORTHEASTERN    NHPTV    L, 1-2
NOV. 9    UMASS-LOWELL    NHPTV    T, 2-2
NOV. 10    BOSTON COLLEGE    NHPTV    W, 5-2
Nov. 17    @ Providence    cox-tv    W, 5-4 (OT)
DEC. 16    MAINE     ESPNU    W, 2-0
Dec. 28    @North dakota    FSSN    L, 1-3
dec. 29    @north dakota    fssn    W, 7-4
JAN. 6    ST. LAWRENCE     NHPTV    L, 5-6
JAN. 11    @ MASSACHUSETTS    NESN    W, 3-2
JAN. 12    MASSACHUSETTS     NHPTV    W, 5-3
JAN. 19    DARTMOUTH         L, 3-5
    @ VERIZON WIR. ARENA    WMUR-TV
JAN. 26    @ BOSTON UNIVERSITY     NESN    W, 5-3
FEB. 1    @ VERMONT     CSTV    W, 5-1
Feb. 8    @ Maine     WABI    W, 3-2
Feb. 9    @ Maine    WABI    W, 4-1
FEB. 16    PROVIDENCE    NHPTV    7 P.M.   
FEB. 22    @ BOSTON COLLEGE)    NESN    7:30 P.M.
FEB. 23    BOSTON COLLEGE    NHPTV    7 P.M.
March 7    vermont    CSTV    8 P.M.
MARCH 8    VERMONT    NHPTV    7 P.M.

‘CATS IN THE PROS:
Here is a listing of former Wildcats playing professional hockey:
Justin Aikins:  Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs (CHL)
Mike Ayers: Charlotte Checkers (ECHL)
Derek Bekar:  Jesenice (Aust)
Eric Boguniecki:  Ingolstadt ERC (DEL)
Preston Callander:  Florida Everblades (ECHL)
Josh Ciocco: Fresno Falcons (ECHL)
Sean Collins:  Wheeling Nailers (ECHL)
Ty Conklin: Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)
Matt Dzieduszycki: Hannover Scorpions (DEL)
Lanny Gare:  Lausitzer Foxes (2.GBun)
Darren Haydar: Atlanta Thrashers (NHL)/Chicago Wolves (AHL)
Brett Hemingway:Reading Royals (ECHL)
Colin Hemingway: Edinburgh Capitals (EIHL)
Jason Krog: Chicago Wolves (AHL)
Andrew Leach: Trenton Devils (ECHL)
Jacob Micflikier: Springfield Falcons (AHL)
Mark Mowers: Anaheim Ducks (NHL) SC Bern (Swiss NL)
Chris Murray: Phoenix Roadrunners (ECHL)
Bryan Muir: Toronto Marlies (AHL)
Eric Nickulas: Hannover Scorpions (DEL)
Jeff Pietrasiak: Texas Wildcatters (ECHL)
Josh Prudden: Worcester Sharks (AHL)
Steve Saviano: Tappara Tampere (FNL)
Tyler Scott: Bakersfield Condors (ECHL)
Trevor Smith: Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL)
Mike Souza: Cortina SG (Italy)
Garrett Stafford: Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL)
Kevin Truelson: Bakersfield Condors (ECHL)
Daniel Winnik: Phoenix Coyotes (NHL)
Shawn Vinz: Charlotte Checkers (ECHL)
Brian Yandle: Augusta Lynx (ECHL)

UNH HOCKEY ON THE RADIO:
UNH men’s hockey action this season can be heard live on the UNH Sports Network...In the summer of 1999, the University of New Hampshire Athletic Department formed the “UNH Sports Network” — the largest network ever to broadcast UNH sporting events. In 2001-2002, WTSN AM 1270 was introduced as the flagship station with the signal carried on several stations through New Hampshire. The network also consists of WTPL 107.7FM in Concord; WNTK 99.7 FM in New London; and WUVR-1490AM in Lebanon, NH. WNTK offers streaming audio of network broadcasts at www.wntk.com.
    Games also can be heard on “Yahoo! Broadcast” by going to UNHWILDCATS.com, the official website for UNH athletics. Dan Parkhurst will be handling the majority of the play-by-play, while Pete Webster will once again be doingthe color commentating. Webster has been announcing Wildcat hockey for 14 years since the 1993-1994 season.

THE DICK UMILE SHOW ON WTSN RADIO:
The Coach’s Show featuring UNH men’s hockey head coach Dick Umile with host Andy Schachat and D Ellis is broadcast on Mondays live from 6:30 to 7:30 on WTSN-1270 AM (Dover, N.H.) from Mike Libby’s Bar and Grill on Main Street in Durham...The show will start the Monday following the end of the UNH football season...The Coaches Show features coach Umile as well as a selected student-athlete each week from the men’s ice hockey team.

GRANITE STATE CONNECTION:
The Wildcat hockey team features three players from New Hampshire with Brian Foster (Pembroke), Paul Thompson (Derry) and Alan Thompson (Gilford) all hailing from the Granite State.

LISTEN LIVE ON THE INTERNET:
Yahoo Broadcast will carry all of the UNH men’s ice hockey action again this season...If you can not attend Wildcat hockey at the Whittemore Center, you can still tune into the game from anywhere you can gain access to the internet...Fans can get to the UNH men’s ice hockey Yahoo Broadcast site by going to the men’s hockey schedule page at www.unhwildcats.com.

WATCH ALL THE ACTION WITH THE ***ALL NEW*** UNHWILDCATS.TV:
The UNH athletic department has announced a partnership with Pack Network to provide online video streaming of UNH’s seven ticketed sports for the upcoming 2007-08 season with UNHwildcats.TV.
    Wildcat fans are encouraged to buy the “Wildcat All-Access Pass” which is an annual subscription for $79.95 that provides not only all the live coverage of UNH home athletic events, but also premium content not available to view without the All-Access Pass. The premium content includes a behind the scenes look at UNH athletics through player and coaches interviews, highlights, podcasts, select post-game interviews and an in-depth archive section of all video available on UNHwildcats.TV. Fans can also purchase home events on a per game basis of $6.95.
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