#4 MEN'S HOCKEY MEETS #7 BC IN HOCKEY EAST SEMIFINALS FRIDAY (5 P.M.) ON NESN

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DURHAM, N.H. --
  No. 1 seeded New Hampshire Wildcats (25-8-3) will play the 5 p.m. game against No. 4 seed Boston College Eagles (19-11-8). UNH is coming off a weekend sweep of Massachusetts in the quarterfinal round, while the Eagles also swept No. 5 seed Providence in a pair of 5-1 victories. The Wildcats swept the season series against the Eagles, 3-0. The teams have met two of the last three season in the Hockey East title game in 2005 and 2007. BC has appeared in the Championship Game in each of the last three seasons. The Eagles have won a league-record seven Hockey East Tournament titles. The Wildcats and Eagles will meet for the ninth time in Hockey East Tournament play and the third time in the semifinals. Boston College leads the all-time tournament series, 5-3-0. The game will be broadcast live on NESN with radio coverage on the UNH Sports Network. Fans can also log onto www.unhwildcats.com for links to live stats, live audio and tickets.

POLLASTRONE NAMED CO-PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Jerry Pollastrone was named CCM/Reebok Hockey East Co-Player of the Week, for the first time this season. Pollastrone had a breakout weekend against the Minutemen this weekend. The junior forward had five goals and skated a +4 over last weekend. Pollastrone registered his first career hat trick on Saturday night, while his two goals on Friday night matched a career high at that time. He netted the first goal for the Wildcats both nights. Pollastrone added an empty-net goal on Friday night. On Saturday, Pollastrone scored the fifth and sixth UNH goals. Pollastrone enjoyed a lot of success against UMass, tallying six of his 13 goals against the Minutemen.

DRIES RIDING THREE-GAME POINT STREAK:
Danny Dries has recorded a point in each of the last three games. Overall, Dries has four points in the last three games.

vanRIEMSDYK BOUNCES BACK:
After not registering a point for a season-best four games in a row, vanRiemsdyk has responded with a point in five-of-the-last-six games. Overall, vanRiemsdyk has six points in the last six games.

OH CAPTAIN/MY CAPTAIN:
Matt Fornataro has been red-hot of late. He tallied his first career hat trick in his final game at the Whittemore Center and has six points in the last three games.

SAVING THE BEST FOR THE POSTSEASON:
Jerry Pollastrone had just four goals in Hockey East play, but surpassed that with five goals in two games in a weekend sweep of Massachusetts.

INSIDE COLLEGE HOCKEY HONORS SEVERAL WILDCATS; REGAN NAMED INCH’S HOCKEY EAST PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
On March 13, Inside College Hockey released its Hockey East awards for the 2007-08 season. Kevin Regan was named the Player of the Year and an ALL-HOCKEY EAST TEAM honoree. In additon, Mike Radja and Brad Flaishans were selected to the six-member team that was comprised of three UNH players  and one player each from Boston University, Boston College and Providence.
INCH’S ALL-HOCKEY EAST TEAM
F – Mike Radja, New Hampshire
F – Pete MacArthur, Boston University
F – Nathan Gerbe, Boston College
D – Matt Taormina, Providence
D – Brad Flaishans, New Hampshire
G – Kevin Regan, New Hampshire


HEADING BACK TO THE GARDEN; TIED FOR LONGEST ACTIVE STREAK:
UNH advances to its league-best seventh-straight Hockey East semifinals by virtue of a weekend sweep of Massachusetts. Overall, the Wildcats have won 11-of-12 quarterfinal series including 10 by virtue of a sweep. Boston University has also gone to the semifinals for seven-straight seasons.

REGAN IMPROVES TO 6-0 IN QUARTERFINAL ACTION:
Senior netminder Kevin Regan is now 6-0 in HE quarterfinal games. Below is a game-by-game look.

Date        Min    Res.    Svs.    GA    Shots
3-10-05 (PC)    60:00    W    23    1    24
3-9-06 (PC)    60:00    W    27    0    27
3-8-07 (PC)    60:00    W    42    0    42
3-9-07 (PC)    60:00    W    42    0    42
3-14-08 (Mass.)    59:56    W    33    1    34
3-15-08 (Mass.)    60:00    W    37    2    39
Totals        359:56    6-0-0    204    4    208

Player    GP/Min    GA    GAA    W-L-T    SV    SV%
Regan    6/359:56    4    0.66    6-0-0    204    .981

HAT TRICK SALE; TWO FOR THREE:
In a 7-2 win over UMass., Jerry Pollastrone and Matt Fornataro each netted their first career hat trick.

POLLASTRONE/FORNATARO AMONG TOURNAMENT’S BEST:
Jerry Pollastrone is the tournament’s leader in points and goals through the quarterfinals (5-0-5). Matt Fornataro is second in goals and recorded the only short-handed goal of the tournament thus far.

SEVEN GOALS MATCHES SEASON HIGH IN 2007-08:
The seven goal output matches the most by the Wildcats this season matching the seven the ‘Cats scored seven in 7-4 wins over Northeastern.  and North Dakota. The seven goals in a Hockey East tournament game were the most since UNH earned back to back 8-4 wins over Mass-Lowell in the 2002-03 quarterfinals.

25 WINS FOR THE SECOND-STRAIGHT SEASON:
For the second-straight season, the Wildcats have won 25 games. Last year’s team closed out the season with 26 wins.  Overall, UNH has eight 25-plus win seasons and seven of those came during Coach Umile’s tenure. The last time UNH has had back-to-back 25-win seasons was in 2001-02 and 2002-03.

PULLING RANK (RECORD VS. RANKED OPPONENTS):
The Wildcats are 10-2-1 when playing a nationally-ranked opponent. UNH is 6-0-1 in its last seven against ranked foes.

SPREADING THE WEALTH: SIX PLAYERS WITH DOUBLE-DOUBLES:
For the first time since the 2004-05 season, six different UNH players have 10-plus goals and 10-plus assists. On Friday night, Jerry Pollastrone netted a pair of goals to become the sixth. In addition, all four classes are represented with two seniors, one junior, one sophomore and two freshmen.
Name, Class    Goals    Assists        Points   
Matt Fornataro, Sr.    18    27    45
Mike Radja, Sr.    19    23    43
James vanRiemsdyk, Fr.    11    18    29
Danny Dries, Fr.    11    17    28
Jerry Pollastrone, Jr.    13    14    27
Bobby Butler, So.    12    12    24

FORNATARO SCORES SHORT-HANDED TALLY:
Matt Fornataro tallied a short-handed goal to complete his first career hat trick on Saturday night against UMass.

THIRD PERIOD RESERVED FOR WILDCATS:
UNH has scored three or more goals in the third period seven times this season, including Friday night. Overall, the Wildcats are outscoring their opponents 55-29 in the third and are the league’s best in the third by 11 goals.

USCHO.com PairWiseSM Rankings (PWR) (Mar. 17)
Rk     Team     PWR     Rk     W-L-T     Win %     Rk     RPI

1      Michigan     24      2      29-5-4      .8158      1      .5919*
2     Miami     23     1     31-6-1     .8289     4     .5831*
3     New Hampshire     22     4     25-8-3     .7361     5     .5764
4     Colorado College     21     3     28-9-1     .7500     2     .5906
5     North Dakota     20     5     25-9-4     .7105     3     .5838
6t     Boston College     18     12     19-11-8     .6053     9     .5421
6t     Denver     18     8     24-13-1     .6447     6     .5615
8     St. Cloud State     17     17     19-14-5     .5658     8     .5443
9t     Michigan State     16     7     24-11-5     .6625     7     .5510
9t     Clarkson     16     11     21-12-4     .6216     10     .5367
11     Minnesota     14     26     17-15-9     .5244     12     .5284
12     Notre Dame     13     9     24-13-4     .6341     11     .5363
13t     Minnesota State     11     20t     19-16-4     .5385     13     .5276
13t     Wisconsin     11     31     15-16-7     .4868     14     .5243
15     Harvard     9     19     16-12-4     .5625     17     .5204

SCORING LEADERS IN HOCKEY EAST TOURNAMENT:
Player    GP    G-A-P 
  
Mike Radja    13    0-9-9
Matt Fornataro    13    6-3-9
Jerry Pollastrone    9    5-2-7
Bobby Butler    6    3-2-5
Thomas Fortney    9    2-2-4
Greg Collins    9    2-2-4
James vanRiemsdyk    2    0-3-3
Danny Dries    2    1-2-3
Craig Switzer    13    0-2-2
Brad Flaishans    13    1-1-2
Danny Rossman    2    1-0-1
Peter LeBlanc    6    0-1-1
Mike Sislo    2    0-1-1
Joe Charlebois    9    0-1-1
Jamie Fritsch    9    0-1-1
Kevin Kapstad    6    0-1-1
Phil DeSimone    2    0-0-0
Paul Thompson    2    0-0-0
Nick Krates    2    0-0-0

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

Regan    10/602:12    20    1.99    8-2-0    282    .940

Regan Game-by-Game in the Hockey East Tournament
Date        Min    Res.    Svs.    GA    Shots

3-10-05 (PC)    60:00    W    23    1    24
3-18-05 (BU)    60:00    W    19    2    21
3-9-06 (PC)    60:00    W    27    0    27
3-17-06 (BU)    42:07    L    23    7    30
3-8-07 (PC)    60:00    W    42    0    42
3-9-07 (PC)    60:00    W    42    0    42
3-16-07 (Mass.)81:30    W    44    2    46
3-17-07 (BC)    58:39    L    29    5    34
3-14-08 (Mass.)    59:56    W    33    1    34
3-15-08 (Mass.)    60:00    W    37    2    39
Totals        602:12    8-2-0    319    20    339

UNH VS. BC IN THE HOCKEY EAST TOURNAMENT:
UNH and BC have met eight times in the history of the Hockey East tournament, including four times in the Hockey East semifinals. Overall, the Eagles hold a 5-3 advantage, including four-straight wins. UNH captured a 4-0 win over BC in the semi’s on March 14, 1997.

1989-90
3-9-90    (A)    4    Boston College    5    L    OT
(BC wins HE Semifinal at Conte Forum)
1993-94
3-11-94    (H)    4    Boston College    1    W
3-12-94    (H)    6    Boston College    5    W    2OT
(UNH wins best of three games, 2-0, quarterfinals)
1996-97
3/14/97    (N)    4    Boston College    0    W
(HE Semifinals at Fleet Center)
1998-99
3/20/99    (N)    5    Boston College    4    L    OT
(HE Finals at FleetCenter)
1999-2000
3/17/00    (N)    1    Boston College    2    L
(HE Semifinals at FleetCenter)
2004-05
3/19/05    (N)    1    Boston College    3    L
(HE Finals at the FleetCenter)
2006-2007
3/17/07    (N)    2    Boston College    5    L
(HE Semifinals at the TD Banknorth Garden)

UNH VS. BU IN THE HOCKEY EAST TOURNAMENT:
UNH and BU have met seven times in the history of the Hockey East tournament, including twice in the Hockey East finals... BU holds a 2-4-1 advantage all time, while each team has won once in the finals.

1985-86
3-7-86    (A)    1    Boston U.    1    T
3-8-86    (A)    3    Boston U.    4    L
(BU wins two-game, total-goal series, 5-4, quarterfinals)
1996-97
3/15/97    (N)    2    Boston U.    4    L
(HE Championship at FleetCenter)
1992-93
3-19-93    (N)    0    Boston U.    2    L
(BU wins HE Semifinal at Boston Garden)
2002-2003
3/15/03    (N)    1    Boston U.    0    W    OT
(HE Finals at the FleetCenter)
2004-2005
3/18/05    (N)    5    Boston U.    2    W
(HE Semifinals at the FleetCenter)
2005-2006
3/17/06    (N)    2    Boston U.    9    L
(HE Semifinals at the TD Banknorth Garden)

UNH VS. UVM IN THE HOCKEY EAST TOURNAMENT:
UNH and UVM have never met in the Hockey East tournament since the Catamounts joined the league in the 2005-06 season. Overall, UVM is 3-5 in the tournament as they advanced to the semifinals for the first time in program history. 

REGAN Among National Leaders:
Below is a list of where Kevin Regan ranks nationally.
Individual    Rank    Stats
Goals Against Average:
Kevin Regan    9th    2.07
Save Percentage:
Kevin Regan    2nd    .934
Winning Percentage:
Kevin Regan    4th    .783

REGAN RANKS IN HOCKEY EAST:

    Overall    HE games
GAA     2.07/1st    1.83/1st
Save Percentage    .934/1st    .940/1st
Shutouts    3/1st    3/1st
Wins    23/1st    18/1st
Winning Percentage    .783/1st    .804/1st

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    110    2.24
3.        Jeff Pietrasiak    2002-06    55    2.46
CAREER SAVES
        Player    Years    Games    Saves
1.        Kevin Regan    2005-present    110    3,146
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    110    .929
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    110
2.        Mike Ayers    2000-04    101
3.        Ty Conklin    1998-01    97
CAREER WINS
        Player     Years    Wins
1.        Kevin Regan    2005-present    70
2.        Mike Ayers    2000-04    58
    3.    Ty Conklin    1998-01    57

REGAN 16-1-1 IN LAST 18 AGAINST HE FOES: Since Dec. 1, Kevin Regan is 16-1-1 against Hockey East foes with a 1.55 GAA, three shutouts, a .952 save percentage and no more than three goals allowed in 17 of 18 contests.
GP    Min.    GA    GAA    Saves    Sv. %    Record
18    1082:40    28    1.50    550    .952    16-1-1

SCOUTING THE FIELD:
SCOUTING THE EAGLES:
Boston College enters the semifinals 19-11-8 overall, with an 11-9-7 mark in Hockey East play. The Eagles roll into their fourth straight semifinal after a pair of 5-1 wins over Providence College in last weekend’s quarterfinal round at Kelley Rink. After a five-game stretch in which the Eagles went winless, they have now won three straight, including a 4-1 win over Northeastern University in the season finale that sealed the fourth seed in the tournament. Hobey Baker candidate Nathan Gerbe leads Boston College offensively with 27 goals and 25 assists for 52 points thus far this season. The junior leads the conference in goals, points, power play goals (9) and shorthanded goals (3). Joe Whitney, who leads all Hockey East freshmen in scoring, leads the conference in assists (38) and is tied for second in points (45). Freshman goaltender John Muse has started all 37 games in net for the Eagles, and ranks second in the conference with a 2.31 GAA and fourth with a .917 save percentage. The Eagles, who own the conference’s top power play at 21.1 percent, are tied with UNH for the highest scoring offense in the conference (3.47 gpg) and are second in scoring defense (2.37 gapg).

SCOUTING THE TERRIERS:
Boston University comes into the weekend 19-16-4 overall, with a 15-9-3 record in Hockey East. The Terriers needed all three games of the quarterfinal round to advance last weekend, using 5-3 and 4-2 wins sandwiched around a 4-1 loss, to get by UMass-Lowell at Agganis Arena. BU has now won 11 of its last 13 contests, including a sweep of its home-and-home with Providence College to close out the regular season and nail down the No. 2 seed. Last week’s Hockey East Co-Player of the Week, Pete MacArthur, is tied for second in Hockey East with 45 points. The senior’s 21 goals are also second most in the conference, while his 24 assists rank fifth. Senior Bryan Ewing has recorded 43 points on 17 goals and 26 assists. Sophomore Brett Bennett has started 28 of the Terriers’ 30 games in net and is 16-9-3 with a 2.65 GAA and an .888 save percentage. The Terriers, who are the second-best team in the conference on the power play at 20.8 percent, own the conference’s second-highest scoring offense at 3.44 goals per game.

SCOUTING THE CATAMOUNTS: 
Vermont enters the weekend 16-14-7 overall, with a 13-9-5 Hockey East mark. In last weekend’s quarterfinal round at Gutterson Field House, the Catamounts beat Northeastern University, 1-0, on Friday, then lost 2-1 in overtime Saturday before posting a 4-1 win Sunday to advance to the semifinals. The Catamounts have won three of their last four and eight of their last 11, including a 4-3 win over UNH at the Whittemore Center in the regular-season finale that clinched the third spot in the tournament. Junior Dean Strong and sophomore Colin Vock are leading the Catamounts offensively with eight goals, 18 assists and 26 points each. Senior Joe Fallon, who has started 31 of Vermont’s 38 games in net, is 19-11-8 and ranks fourth in the conference with a 2.40 GAA and fifth with a .914 save percentage. The Catamounts have the third-best penalty kill in the conference at 86.2 percent.

SERIES HISTORY AGAINST THE FIELD:
SERIES HISTORY VS. BOSTON COLLEGE:
The Wildcats hold the advantage in the all-time series with the Eagles 60-54-10 in 124 all-time meetings dating back to Feb. 6, 1937...UNH captured a season sweep of the Eagles and are 3-2-0 in the last five meetings againt the Eagles...Coach Umile owns a 36-18-9 all-time record against BC and the Wildcats own a 12-14-6 all-time record at Conte Forum and a 15-2-0 all-time record at the Whittemore Center...The ‘Cats have won 12 of the last 13 meetings at Towse Rink, which includes a 6-1-0 record since the 2001 season. UNH clinched the regular season and home-ice advantage throughout the playoffs with a sweep of the home-and-home series Feb. 22-23.

SCORING LEADERS VS. THE EAGLES:

Player    GP    G-A-P   
Matt Fornataro    14    2-8-10
Jerry Pollastrone    10    1-8-9
Brad Flaishans    14    2-5-7
Mike Radja    14    2-4-6
Craig Switzer    14    3-2-5
Thomas Fortney    10    0-4-4
Joe Charlebois    9    0-3-3
James vanRiemsdyk    3    2-1-3
Danny Dries    3    2-1-3
Jamie Fritsch    9    2-0-2
Greg Collins    10    2-0-2
Bobby Butler    7    2-0-2
Paul Thompson    3    0-2-2
Kevin Kapstad    7    0-1-1
Peter LeBlanc    7    0-1-1
Mike Sislo    3    0-1-1
Phil DeSimone    3    1-0-1
Danny Rossman    3    0-0-0
Nick Krates    3    0-0-0
Matt Campanale    1    0-0-0

Goaltending Stats
Player    GP/Min    GA    GAA    W-L-T    SV    SV%
Regan    10/560:28    24    2.56    4-4-2    277    .920
Foster    1/59:44    2    2.00    0-1-0    24    .857

Regan Game-by-Game vs. the Eagles
Date        Min    Res.    Svs.    GA    Shots
2-25-05        65:00    T    34    3    37
2-26-05        13:12    L    6    3    9
11-1-05        59:17    L    35    3    38
3-2-06        65:00    T    40    3    43
11-22-06        60:00    W    21    3    24
3-2-07        59:35    L    34    2    36
3-17-07        58:39    L    29    4    33
11-10-07        60:00    W    24    2    26
2-22-08        60:00    W    28    0    28
2-23-08        59:37    W    26    1    27
Totals        560:28    4-4-2    277    24    301
Foster Game-by-Game vs. the Eagles
Date        Min    Res.    Svs.    GA    Shots
3-3-07        59:44    L    24    4    28
Totals        59:44    L    24    4    28

SERIES HISTORY VS. BOSTON U.:
Boston University leads the all-time series with UNH, 91-42-18 in 151 all-time meetings between the two schools dating back to Feb. 5, 1925... The Wildcats completed their first-ever three-game sweep of the Terriers this season. In 19 all-time meetings at the Whittemore Center, the Terriers have the best record of any Hockey East team at Towse Rink with an 8-6-5 record... UNH owns a 4-0-2 all-time record vs. Boston U. at Agganis Arena, including a 4-1 win in this year’s season opener on Oct. 19 and a 5-3 win on Jan. 26...Coach Umile owns a 24-28-8 all-time record against Boston University...In the last five meetings, UNH owns a 3-1-1 advantage...Senior forwards Matt Fornataro and Mike Radja are the leading active career Wildcat scorers against BU with 14 points, while senior goaltender Kevin Regan has made 10 career starts versus the Terriers...Regan has posted a 5-3-3 record versus BU with a 3.29 GAA and an .890 save percentage.

SCORING LEADERS VS. THE TERRIERS:

Player    GP    G-A-P   
Matt Fornataro    14    4-10-14
Mike Radja    14    6-8-14
Jerry Pollastrone    10    2-8-10
Jamie Fritsch    10    2-3-5
Craig Switzer    14    1-4-5
Brad Flaishans    13    0-4-4
Thomas Fortney    10    2-2-4
Bobby Butler    6    1-3-4
James vanRiemsdyk    3    2-2-4
Kevin Kapstad    5    2-1-3
Greg Collins    8    1-1-2
Danny Dries    3    1-1-2
Joe Charlebois    9    0-1-1
Peter LeBlanc    6    0-0-0
Danny Rossman    2    0-0-0
Alan Thompson    1    0-0-0
Mike Sislo    3    0-0-0
Nick Krates    3    0-0-0
Phil DeSimone    3    0-0-0

Goaltending Stats
Player    GP/Min    GA    GAA    W-L-T    SV    SV%
Kevin Regan    10/655:05    36    3.29    5-3-3    293    .890

Regan Game-by-Game vs. the Terriers
Date        Min    Res.    Svs.    GA    Shots
3/3/05        64:49    T    37    4    41
3/5/05        59:05    L    22    3    25
3/18/05        60:00    W    19    2    21
2/17/06        60:00    W    28    4    32
3/17/06        42:07    L    23    7    30
11/10/06        65:00    T    26    4    30
2/16/07        59:19    L    26    3    29
2/17/07        65:00    T    28    3    31
10/19/07        59:45    W    30    1    31
1/25/08        60:00    W    28    2    30
1/26/08        60:00    W    26    3    29
Totals    655:05    5-3-3            293            36              329

SERIES HISTORY VS. VERMONT:
The Wildcats own the advantage in the all-time series vs. Vermont at 64-15-3 in 82 all-time meetings dating back to Dec. 14, 1963...In the first eight meetings between the two teams with Vermont as a member of Hockey East, the Wildcats were 6-0-2 against the Catamounts, including a season sweep last year and a pair of wins this year... Most recently, however, UVM won on the regular season finale to snap UNH’s 16-game Hockey East unbeaten streak. UNH owns a 30-9-1 all-time record vs. the Catamounts at Gutterson Field House and Coach Umile in his 16-year coaching career has registered a 20-5-2 mark against Vermont in 27 meetings...Overall, the Wildcats are 14-2-2 in the last 18 meetings with Vermont. Jerry Pollastrone is the leading active scorer against Vermont with nine points (1g, 8a) in nine games, while Kevin Regan is 6-1-2 with a 1.67 GAA and a .930 save percentage in eight career starts vs. Vermont.

SCORING LEADERS VS. THE CATAMOUNTS:

Player    GP    G-A-P   
Jerry Pollastrone    9    1-8-9
Matt Fornataro    9    3-4-7
Bobby Butler    6    5-2-7
Craig Switzer    10    0-5-5
Mike Radja    8    3-2-5
Peter LeBlanc    6    2-3-5
Kevin Kapstad    6    1-2-3   
Danny Dries    3    0-2-2
Greg Collins    9    1-1-2
Jamie Fritsch    9    0-2-2
Brad Flaishans    9    0-1-1   
Thomas Fortney    9    0-1-1
Danny Rossman    2    0-1-1
Mike Sislo    3    1-0-1
Greg Manz    3    1-0-1
James vanRiemsdyk    1    0-1-1
Paul Thompson    3    0-1-1
Phil DeSimone    3    0-1-1
Joe Charlebois    7    0-0-0
Nick Krates    3    0-0-0
Matt Campanale    1    0-0-0
Goaltending Stats
Player    GP/Min    GA    GAA    W-L-T    SV    SV%
Regan    9/538:02    15    1.67    6-1-2    199    .930
Foster    1/11:58    0    0.00    0-0-0    2    1.000

Regan Game-by-Game vs. the Catamounts
Date        Min    Res.    Svs.    GA    Shots
12/2/05        65:00    T    31    3    34
1/6/06        60:00    W    27    1    28
1/7/06        65:00    T    19    2    21
12/3/06        60:00    W    22    1    23
1/5/07        48:02    W    8    1    9
1/6/07        60:00    W    34    1    35
2/1/08        60:00    W    19    1    20
3/7/08        60:00    W    19    1    20
3/8/08        60:00    L    20    4    24
Totals        538:02    6-1-2    199    15    214
Foster Game-by-Game vs. the Catamounts
Date        Min    Res.    Svs.    GA    Shots
1/5/07        11:58    N/D    2    0    2
Totals        11:58    0-0-0    2    0    2

‘CATS BOAST LEAGUE’S BEST DEFENSE:
The Wildcats own the league’s top defense at 2.28 gapg.  In addition, UNH is averaging 2.00 goals against per game versus Hockey East foes. The Wildcats have allowed one goal or less in 10 of the last 13 games. Overall, UNH’s defense ranks ninth in the nation.

WILDCATS BOAST LEAGUE-BEST PENALTY KILL/EIGHTH NATIONALLY:
The Wildcat penalty kill ranks first in the league at 86.9 percent, while its 88.6 percent in league play is also tops. Nationally, UNH has the 10th-best penalty kill.

Hockey East Preseason Coaches’ Poll/Final Standings:
Pre. Rk.Team     Actual Finish
1.    New Hampshire (5)    1st

    Boston College (5)    4th
3.    Boston University    2nd
4.    Maine    9th
5.    Massachusetts    8th
    Vermont    3rd
7.    Northeastern    6th
8.    Providence    5th
9.    UMass-Lowell    7th
10.    Merrimack    10th
Italics represent correctly predicted teams.


WILDCATS Capture Program-Best 19 Wins in HOCKEY EAST: 
The Wildcats captured a program-best by garnering their 19th win in Hockey East on March 7. The 19 wins are the most since Boston University won 21 games in the 1993-94 season when BU went 21-3-0 in league play.

UNH’s 41 POINTS A MODERN HOCKEY EAST RECORD:
Since Vermont joined the league in 2005-06 and three additional games were added to the schedule for all league foes, no team has captured more points than this year’s UNH team. The 2005-06 champs, Boston University, had 37 points, while the Wildcats had 38 points a year ago during its championship run.

WHAT A STREAK:
Although UNH’s 12-game unbeaten streak came to an end in a 4-3 loss to Vermont in the regular-season finale, the streak was among the best in program history.  The stretch matched a 12-game unbeaten clip that the program had during the 2006-07 season. The last time UNH had a 13-game unbeaten streak was between 2/14/03 and 5/10/03... Overall, UNH went 10-0-3 during that stretch and captured the Hockey East regular season title (co-champions), the Hockey East tournament title before losing to Minnesota in the NCAA National Championship game that year in Buffalo.  The longest streak in program history was a 14-game winning streak (14-0-0) that went from Nov. 1 to Dec. 28, 1996.

UNH WINS ITS SEVENth-STRAIGHT LEAGUE SEASON SERIES:
By virtue of its win over Vermont on March 7, UNH captured its seventh-straight season-series victory in Hockey East play. While the Wildcats opened the season by losing their first series to Northeastern (1-2-0) and spliting with UMass-Lowell (1-1-1), they rallied to capture season series versus Massachusetts (2-1-0), Boston University (3-0-0), Maine (3-0-0), Providence (3-0-0), Boston College (3-0-0), Merrimack (3-0-0) and Vermont (2-1-0).

PROGRAM-BEST 16-GAME HOCKEY EAST UNBEATEN STREAK:
UNH saw its program-best 16-game unbeaten streak in Hockey East play come to an end on the final day of league play in a 4-3 loss to Vermont.

REGAN FIRST IN PROGRAM HISTORY TO CAPTURE TWO 20-WIN SEASONS:
Kevin Regan became the first netminder in UNH history to capture back-to-back seasons with 20 wins. He is also the only goalie in UNH history to win 20 games twice during his career.

RADJA NAMED NATIONAL/HOCKEY EAST PLAYER OF THE MONTH FOR FEBRUARY:
Mike Radja was named Hockey East  and HCA’s National Player of the Month for February. Hockey East made its announcement on Tuesday, while the HCA made its announcement Friday. Radja was red-hot in the month of February tallying a point in all eight games of the month, including five multi-point efforts. Radja recorded 16 points (5g,11a) in eight games, averaging 2.0 points per game.

REGAN GARNERS HOCKEY EAST MONTHLY HONORS FOR FEBRUARY:
Kevin Regan was named Hockey East Goalie of the Month for February. Regan was outstanding in the month of February for the No. 3-ranked Wildcats. The senior netminder went undefeated garnering a 7-0-1 mark, with a 1.24 GAA and a .962 save percentage. Regan had a shutout against Boston College on Feb. 22 at Conte Forum and he stopped a career-high 52 shots in a 1-1 tie at Providence on Feb. 15. Regan allowed two goals or less in seven of the eight games. He notched at least 25-plus saves in seven of his eight starts in the month.

REGAN SELECTED TO FROZEN FOUR SKILLS CHALLENGE:
Kevin Regan was one of two eastern goaltenders selected to participate in the 2008 Frozen Four Skills Challenge in Denver, Colo. at the Pepsi Center on Friday, April 11. The other goaltender is David Leggio from Clarkson. The competition will be conducted in an East versus West format with each team having six male position players, six female position players, two male goaltenders and two female goaltenders. An alternate list has been established in the event that players have to withdraw from the competition due to other commitments, such as their team’s participation in the Men’s Frozen Four.

ROAD WARRIORS:
The Wildcats are 11-3-2 on the road this season, including a current 10-game road unbeaten streak dating back to Dec. 28 at North Dakota.

UNBEATEN IN FEBRUARY; FIRST TIME IN MODERN HISTORY:
The Wildcats finished February 8-0-1.  It marks the first time the Wildcats have accomplished this feat in over 80 years. The 1926-27 team was 3-0, while the 1927-28 team was 2-0-1. No team in the last 80 years went unbeaten in February until this year.Last year, UNH was 4-3-1 in February.

WILDCATS CAPTURE SECOND-STRAIGHT REGULAR SEASON TITLE:
With a win over BC on Feb. 22, UNH clinched its second-straight Hockey East regular season title. The Wildcats captured back-to-back crowns in 2001-02 and 2002-03. Boston College won three-straight including a share of the crown in 2002-03 and the outright title the following two seasons. Overall, UNH has seven regular season titles, which is tied for second with Boston University (7) and trails only Boston College (10). The Wildcats were the first team in NCAA hockey to win its respective regular-season title.

12-STRAIGHT 20-WIN SEASONS:
UNH has the longest active streak of 20-win seasons in Hockey East. The Wildcats have captured 20-plus wins in every year dating back to 1996-97. The Wildcats are the only 20-win team in Hockey East so far this season.

REGAN WRITES HIS NAME INTO THE HOCKEY EAST RECORD BOOKS:
Kevin Regan ended his Hockey East career among the greatest goalies in Hockey East history. Names like Howard, Clemmensen, Snow, Dunham and Conklin are now joined by Regan as the league’s elite netminder. Regan, who finished with 50 Hockey East wins in his career, recently moved passed Bruce Racine of Northeastern for second on the all-time list. BC’s Scott Clemmensen is first on the list with 52 wins in league play. Regan became the all-time leader in save percentage in Hockey East games at .932 (2,132 saves on 2,287 shots). His .726 (50-16-9) winning percentage ranks fourth overall, while his goals against average of 2.08 (155 GA 4,460 minutes) ranks fourth.

Hockey East Record Book:
Save Percentage
1. Kevin Regan, UNH    .932
2. Jimmy Howard, Maine    .927
3. John Curry, BU        .926
Wins
1. Scott Clemmensen, BC    52
2. Kevin Regan, UNH    50
3. Bruce Racine, NU    47
Goals Against Average
1. Jimmy Howard, Maine    1.93
2. John Curry, BU        2.02
3. Matti Kaltianinen, BC    2.05
4. Kevin Regan, UNH    2.08
Winning Percentage
1. Garth Snow, Maine    .851
2. Derek Herlofsky, BU    .750
3. Tom Noble, BU        .744
4. Scott King, Maine    .730
5. Kevin Regan, UNH    .726

SINGLE SEASON RECORDS
Goals Against Average
1. Jimmy Howard, Maine    1.15            2003-04
...                ...            ....
7. Kevin Regan, UNH    1.83            2007-08

Save Percentage
1. Jimmy Howard, Maine    .953            2003-04
2. Kevin Regan, UNH    .940            2007-08

Wins
1. Scott Gordon, BC    20-7-1            1984-85
2. Kevin Regan, UNH    18-4-1            2007-08
Cory Schneider, BC    18-8-1            2006-07

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. 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.

RADJA THIRD NATIONALLY IN GAME-WINNERS:
Mike Radja ranks second nationally, just one behind Ryan Jones of Miami (7) with six game-winning goals.

RADJA NINTH NATIONALLY IN POINTS:
Mike Radja ranks ninth nationally in points with 1.25 ppg, while he is currently 12th in goals at 0.56 gpg.

TO THIS POINT LAST YEAR:
A comparison through 36 games between this season, last season and 2005-06.
    05-06    06-07        07-08
Record     18-11-6    25-9-2        25-8-3
HE Record    14-7-6    18-7-2        19-5-3
Goals scored    112    133        125
Goals scored/PG    3.11    3.69        3.5
Goals Allowed    91        80        82
Goals Allowed/PG    2.53    2.22        2.3
Shots    1262    1113        1174
Shots Allowed    1135    1163        1125   
Power Play    18.6%     20.7%        18.2%
    (37-199)    (36-174)        (32-174)
Penalty Kill    87.0%     86.5%        86.9%
    (161-185)    (179-207)    (159-183)
Top 3 Scorers    Winnik- 37    Smith- 42        Fornataro- 45        Hemingway-37    Forn.- 39         Radja- 42
    Micflikier- 36     Micflik.- 38     vanRiems.- 29

THIRD-PERIOD POWER:
The Wildcats have 51 third-period goals, which is nine more than their next closest competitor in Hockey East. Overall UNH has scored 44.7 percent of its goals in the third period.

SCORING BY CLASS:
The following is a breakdown of scoring by class:
Class        G(%)    A(%)    P(%)   
Seniors (6):        48 (38.4)    81 (38.0)   122(36.1)
Juniors (7):        25 (20.0)    54 (25.3)     69(20.4)
Sophomores (5):        17(13.6)    22 (10.3)     38(11.2)
Freshmen: (9)         35 (28.0)    56 (26.3)    84(24.9)
Totals (27):        125    213    338

SCORING BY PERIOD:
The Wildcats have been stronger finishers netting close to half of their goals in the final period.
Period                Goals        Pct.
1st:    30    24.0%
2nd:    39    31.2%
3rd:    55    44.0%
OT:     1    0.01%

COMING TO A TV NEAR YOU:
The Wildcats are 16-5-1 in television games this season. They have outscored their opponents 80-53 in these 22 games.

FORNATARO 14TH NATIONALLY IN ASSISTS:
Senior captain Matt Fornataro ranks 14th nationally in assists with 0.75 apg.

vanRIEMSDYK RANKS FIFTH IN ROOKIE SCORING:
Freshman James vanRiemsdyk ranks fifth nationally in rookie scoring with 1.00 ppg.

‘CATS RANK SIXTH IN NATION OFFENSIVELY:
The Wildcats are currently ranked eighth in the nation in scoring offense with 3.47 goals per game.

Finishing Strong:
  UNH is 14-1-0 when leading after two periods and 7-0-3 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
J. 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
J. vanRiemsdyk    HE Rookie of the Month        January
J. vanRiemsdyk/Kevin Regan
    Walter Brown Award Semifinalists
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
Kevin Regan    HE Def. Player of the Week        2-18-08
Kevin Regan    HE Co-Player of Week        2-25-08
Kevin Regan    Frozen Four Skills Competition    2-27-08
Mike Radja    HE Player of the Month        February
Kevin Regan    HE Goalie of the Month        February
Mike Radja    HCA National Player of the Month    February
Kevin Regan    INCH HE Player of the Year        3-13-08
Mike Radja    INCH All Hockey East team        3-13-08
Kevin Regan    INCH All Hockey East team        3-13-08
Brad Flaishans    INCH All Hockey East team        3-13-08
Jerry Pollastrone    HE Co-Player of the Week        3-17-08

Wildcats Among National leaders:
Below is a list of where UNH players and team rank nationally.
Individual    Rank    Stats
Points Per Game:   
Mike Radja    9th    1.25 ppg
Matt Fornataro    12th    1.24 ppg
Goals Per Game:
Mike Radja    15th    0.56 gpg
Assists Per Game:
Matt Fornataro    14th    0.75 apg
Short-Handed Goals:
Mike Radja    19th    2 SHG
Game-Winning Goals:
Mike Radja    3rd    6 gwg
Defensemen Scoring:
Brad Flaishans    22nd    0.63 ppg
Craig Switzer    36th    0.56 ppg
Freshmen Scoring:
James vanRiemsdyk    5th    1.00 ppg
Danny Dries    16th    0.80 ppg   
Goals Against Average:
Kevin Regan    9th    2.07
Save Percentage:
Kevin Regan    2nd    .934
Winning Percentage:
Kevin Regan    4th    .783
Team
Winnning Percentage    4th    .736 (25-8-3)
Scoring Offense    6th    3.47 gpg
Scoring Defense    9th    2.28 gapg
Scoring Margin    5th    +1.19
Power Play    20th    18.4
Penalty Kill    10th    86.9
Combined Special Teams    8th    53.5

WILDCAT COMBINED SPECIAL TEAMS 10TH NATIONALLY:
The Wildcat power play and penalty kill have turned the heat up a notch.  UNH ranks first in the penalty kill overall (87.2) and in league play (88.4), while its much improved power play ranks third overall (18.5) and fourth in Hockey East (16.5). As a team they ranked 16th nationally on the power play, ninth on the kill and their combined special teams is 10th at 53.8.

HOME SWEET HOME:
UNH is in its 13th season of play at the Whittemore Center in 2007-08.. UNH owns a 168-48-19 all-time record in 13 seasons of play at the  Whittemore Center with 152 sellouts during that time.

WHERE UNH IS RANKED IN HOCKEY EAST:

    Overall    HE games
Goals/per game     3.47/1st    3.11/2nd
GAA     2.28/1st    2.00/1st
Power Play    18.4/3rd    16.3/4th
Penalty Kill    86.9/1st    88.6/1st
Special Teams Net    +10/3rd    +5/2nd
1st Period Scoring    30/4th    22/5th
2nd Period Scoring    39/3rd    28/4th
3rd Period Scoring    55/1st    33/1st

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
2/18        3        3    1st
2/25        3        2    1st
3/3        3        3    1st
3/10        5        4    1st
3/17        5        4    1st

THE NATIONAL POLLS:
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine (March 17)
Rk.    Team (FPV)    Pts.    LW    W-L-T    WIP

1    Michigan (28)     500    1    29-5-4    23
2    Colorado College (4)    466    3    28-9-1    23
3    Miami (Ohio) Univ.  (2)    420    5    31-6-1    23
4    New Hampshire    418    4    25-8-3    23
5    North Dakota     404    2    25-9-4    23
6    Denver    331    8    24-13-1    23
7    Boston College    285    9    19-11-8    21
8    St. Cloud State    262    10    19-14-5    11
9    Michigan State    244    6    24-11-5    23
10    Clarkson    196    7    21-12-4    23
11    Notre Dame    173    12    24-13-4    23
15    Minnesota    107    15    17-15-9    15
13    Boston University    93    13    19-16-4    4
14    Minnesota State    90    11    19-16-4    7
15    Princeton    33    NR    19-13-0    3

USCHO.com/CSTV Division I Men’s Poll (March 17)
Rk.    Team (FPV)     Record    Pts    LW

1    Michigan (41)    29-5-4    989    1
2    Colorado College (5)    28-9-1    922    3
3    Miami (1)    31-6-1    869    4
4    North Dakota (3)    25-9-4    866    2
5    New Hampshire    25-8-3    837    5
6    Denver    24-13-1    740    8
7    St. Cloud State    17-13-4    653    9
8    Boston College    16-10-8    649    10
9    Michigan State    23-9-5    600    6
10    Clarkson    20-10-4    529    7
11    Notre Dame    22-12-4    483    12
12    Minnesota    14-13-9    408    15
13    Boston University    15-15-4    376    14
14    Minnesota State    17-13-4    363    10
15    Princeton    17-12-0    287    16
16    Harvard    14-11-4    261    17
17    Wisconsin    15-16-7    176    13
18    Vermont    16-14-7    170    19
19    Niagara    22-10-4    94    NR
20    Cornell    18-13-3    53    NR

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, 2007 and 2008...The Wildcats won the ECAC regular-season title in 1974 and the tournament championship in 1979....UNH has posted 29 seasons with 20+ wins, including the last 12 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 23 or 24 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/ScoRe
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    W, 4-3   
FEB. 22    @ BOSTON COLLEGE)    NESN    W, 2-0
FEB. 23    BOSTON COLLEGE    NHPTV    W, 5-1
March 7    vermont    CSTV    W, 3-1
MARCH 8    VERMONT    NHPTV    L, 3-4
March 21    Boston College(HE SEMI’S)    NESN    5:00 p.m.
march 22    HE FINALS    NECN    7:00 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)
Travis Banga: Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees (CHL)
Derek Bekar:  Jesenice (Aust)
Eric Boguniecki:  Ingolstadt ERC (DEL)
A.J. Bucchino: Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees (CHL)
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:  Crimmitschau ETC (2.GBun)
Darren Haydar: Atlanta Thrashers (NHL)/Chicago Wolves (AHL)
Brett Hemingway:Alaska Aces (ECHL)
Colin Hemingway: Edinburgh Capitals (EIHL)
Mark Kolanos: Arizona Sun Dogs (CHL)
Jason Krog: Chicago Wolves (AHL)
Andrew Leach: Trenton Devils (ECHL)
Nathan Martz: Stormhammar (Norway)
Jacob Micflikier: Springfield Falcons (AHL)
Mark Mowers: Anaheim Ducks (NHL) SC Bern (Swiss NL)
Chris Murray: Albany River Rats (AHL)
Bryan Muir: Toronto Marlies (AHL)
Eric Nickulas: Hannover Scorpions (DEL)
Jeff Pietrasiak: Texas Wildcatters (ECHL)
Josh Prudden: Manitoba Moose (AHL)
Steve Saviano: Tappara Tampere (FNL)
Tyler Scott: Grenoble (FRNC)
Trevor Smith: Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL)
Mike Souza: Cortina SG (Italy)
Garrett Stafford: Detriot Red Wings (NHL)/Grand Rapid Griffins (AHL)
Tyson Teplitsky: Cardiff Devils (EIHL)
Kevin Truelson: Bakersfield Condors (ECHL)
Shawn Vinz: Charlotte Checkers (ECHL)
Daniel Winnik: Phoenix Coyotes (NHL)
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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