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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - James van Riemsdyk (Middletown, N.J.) and Blake Kessel (Madison, Wis.) of the University of New Hampshire men's ice hockey team were among a select group of 53 players from 17 states that have been invited to the 2008 U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp in Lake Placid, N.Y., Aug. 1-9 The announcement was made on June 16 by USA Hockey. Participating players are candidates for the 2009 U.S. National Junior Team that will compete in the 2009 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship, Dec. 26, 2008-Jan. 5, 2009, in Ottawa, Ontario.




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ROSEMONT, Ill.
— Jason Krog’s four-point night included his second hat trick of the postseason and propelled the Chicago Wolves to the American Hockey League’s 2008 Calder Cup championship with a 5-2 win over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins before 9,808 fans at Allstate Arena on Tuesday night. Krog and his Wolves' teammate Darren Haydar were both products of the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team.

The Wolves, top development team of the National Hockey League’s Atlanta Thrashers, defeated the Penguins four games to two to win their second AHL title and first since 2002.



DURHAM, N.H. — The Dick Umile Hockey School still has openings for the week of July 28-August 1 for boys and girls ages 7-14.  The day camp features hockey instruction by UNH Hockey coaches and current and former players.  Campers will receive 2 1/2 hours of on-ice instruction each day as well as off-ice skill sessions.
   
Information as well as registration forms are available online at www.unhwildcats.com, at the Whittemore Center Box Office, or by calling  603-862-9395.


DURHAM, N.H. — As a result of declining external funding support and rising production costs, the University of New Hampshire Athletic Department and New Hampshire Public Television (NHPTV) announced today that UNH men’s ice hockey games will not be broadcast on NHPTV during the 2008-2009 season.

The athletic department is looking into other options to air as many games as possible during the 2008-09 season. The Wildcats will once again be part of Hockey East’s Friday Night Hockey game package. Over the past five years, NHPTV has typically aired 10 live home games each season from the Whittemore Center Arena, and offered live and archived webcasts of those games.



WAKEFIELD, Mass. – The Hockey East Association announced Friday, June 6 that the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey program placed seven of its student-athletes on the 91-player Hockey East All-Academic Team.

Senior defenseman Brad Flaishans (Glendale, Ariz.) headlines the group as he became one of just four Wildcats to be chosen as a four-time Hockey East All-Academic Team selection, joining David Busch, Jason Krog and Chad Onufrechuk. Flaishans had a perfect 4.0 GPA in both semesters, which helped him earn the Top Scholar Athlete award and a spot on the six-player Hockey East Academic All-Star Team. Flaishans was also honored by the league as he earned “Distinguished Scholar” status given to those student-athletes, who achieved a 3.0 or better in each semester over four seasons.



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ROSEMONT, Ill. — In less than six minutes' time on Sunday afternoon, Chicago Wolves captain and former UNH men's hockey player Darren Haydar became the all-time leading goal scorer and the all-time leading point getter in American Hockey League Calder Cup Playoffs history.

Haydar scored on a breakaway at 7:35 of the first period, his 52nd career AHL postseason goal. That broke the record of 51 goals previously held by AHL Hall of Famer and current Rochester Americans general manager Jody Gage.



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DURHAM, N.H.
— Dick Umile, head coach of the University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team, recently announced the team’s schedule for the 2008-09 season.

Last season, UNH captured its second-consecutive Hockey East regular-season title and set a program record for Hockey East wins with 19. The Wildcats advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the seventh-straight season, a feat accomplished by only UNH, Michigan and Minnesota. The Wildcats will open the 2008-09 season at home with an exhibition match against St. Francis Xavier on Oct. 4 (7 p.m.) and will officially kick off the regular season on Oct. 11 (7 p.m.) at the Whittemore Center against WCHA-power Wisconsin, a team that has earned four consecutive NCAA berths during homecoming weekend.


DURHAM, N.H. – Dick Umile, head coach of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team, has announced the seven-member incoming freshmen class of 2008 Wednesday afternoon. Mike Borisenok (Watervilet, N.Y.), Matt DiGirolamo (Penilyn, Pa.), Blake Kessel (Verona, Wisc.), Damon Kipp (Salmon Arm, B.C.), Kevin McCarey (Baldwinsville, N.Y.), Steve Moses (Leominster, Mass.) and Tyler Scott (Ridgefield, Conn.) comprise the Wildcats’ freshmen class for the upcoming 2008-09 season.



DURHAM, N.H.— Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.), Ricky Santos (Bellingham, Mass.) and Cathy Parker (Westford, Mass.) were honored Tuesday evening as the recipients of the Jim Urquhart Student-Athlete Of Year Award. The announcement was made at the annual Student-Athlete Senior Appreciation Banquet.
        Regan, a goalie for the men’s ice hockey team, and Santos, a quarterback for football, were co-recipients of the male athlete award.
        Regan leaves UNH after having one of the most decorated seasons in UNH history. He was named a Hobey Baker finalist, a first team All American, Hockey East Player of the Year (unanimous selection), New England’s Most Valuable Player, Walter Brown Award winner (given annually to the top American born college hockey player in New England) and selected to the All-Hockey East First Team.



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WESTLAKE, Ohio
– The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics recently announced that the University of New Hampshire ranks 81st out of 365 Division I schools in the NACDA Directors’ Cup standings at the end of the winter sport season.
     The Wildcats have amassed 162 points, including the 25 points they tallied during the fall season. The ski team, which stands 11th overall, provided 57 points, while the third-ranked women’s hockey team supplied 55 points and the ninth-ranked men’s hockey team kicked in another 25.


DURHAM, N.H.— For the second-straight season, senior assistant captain Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was presented the Roger A. Leclerc Award as the team's Most Valuable Player for the 2007-08 season, as announced at the annual team awards banquet Saturday afternoon at the Whittemore Center.

It marks the seventh time in Wildcat hockey history that a player won the MVP award in back-to-back seasons.


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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- For the second-straight season a former member of the University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team earns the American Hockey League’s top honor. The AHL announced on April 10 that center Jason Krog of the Chicago Wolves has been named the winner of the Les Cunningham Award as the AHL’s most valuable player for the 2007-08 season, as voted by coaches, players and members of the media in each of the league’s 29 cities. In 2006-07 Krog’s teammate in Chicago and back at UNH, Darren Haydar was the Les Cunningham Award winner.

In addition, Krog captured both the John B. Sollenberger Trophy as the leading scorer in the American Hockey League and the Willie Marshall Award as the AHL’s leading goal scorer for the 2007-08 season.



DENVER, Colo. – For the first time in program history, four members of the University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team have been selected to the Division I RBK All-America team on Friday night as chosen by the American Hockey Coaches Association at the Frozen Four in Denver, Colo.

Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) and Mike Radja (Yorkville, Ill.) were selected as first team All-Americans, while Matt Fornataro (Calgary, Alberta) and Brad Flaishans (Glendale, Ariz.) were second-team honorees. Prior to this quartet, just 24 others in program history had earned this prestigious distinction. UNH has had an All-American in each of the past 12 seasons dating back to 1997. The programs first All-American was netminder Rod Blackburn in 1961. In 2003, the program had three All Americans, Colin Heimingway, Mike Ayers and Lanny Gare. The last player to earn All-America status was Trevor Smith, who was a second-team honoree a year ago.



MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – Senior Craig Switzer (Peachland, B.C.) of the University of New Hampshire men's ice hockey team has signed with the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League. Switzer inked an amateur try-out (ATO) contract for the Nashville Predators’ AHL afflicate.



PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Senior Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire men's ice hockey team has signed with the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League. Regan inked an amateur try-out (ATO) contract for the Boston Bruins AHL afflicate.



INDIANAPOLIS– Senior defenseman Brad Flaishans (Glendale, Ariz.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was recently added to the East’s squad for the 2008 Frozen Four Skills Challenge in Denver, Colorado at the Pepsi Center on Friday, April 11th. Flaishans joins UNH netminder Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.), who was selected to compete in the skills challenge back in late February.
   
In addition to Flaishans and Regan, UNH will be represented by Martine Garland and Jennifer Hitchcock of the women’s hockey program.



SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Seniors Matt Fornataro (Calgary, Alberta) and Mike Radja (Yorkville, Ill.) of the University of New Hampshire men's ice hockey team have signed with the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League. Fornataro and Radja inked amateur try-out contracts for the Columbus Blue Jackets' AHL afflicate.




WAKEFIELD, MASS. – Freshman forward James vanRiemsdyk (Middletown, N.J.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named Hockey East Rookie of the Month for March. The announcement was made on Wednesday afternoon by the league office.



BOSTON – Head Coach Dick Umile of the University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team was selected as the New England’s Division I Coach of the Year, while senior netminder Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) added to his list of lengthy accomplishments as he was named NE’s Most Valuable Player by the New England Hockey Writers. In addition, Regan, Brad Flaishans (Glendale, Ariz.), Matt Fornataro (Calgary, Alberta) and Mike Radja (Yorkville, Ill.) were among 12 players named to the New England All-Star Team. The announcements were made on Tuesday (April 1) and will be presented at the New England Hockey Writers annual awards banquet on Wednesday, April 16 at the Prince Restaurant in Saugus, Mass.



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COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.–
A pair of early power-play goals and a pair of late empty-net goals bookend a seven-goal surge as No. 12 and fourth-seeded Notre Dame upset fourth-ranked and top-seeded University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team, 7-3, on Friday night in the first of two regional first-round games of the NCAA West Regional at the Colorado Springs World Arena (CSWA).

UND advances to play the winner of the Michigan State/Colorado College match up (10 p.m. EST) in the regional finals on Saturday night at 10 p.m (EST). The Wildcats, who drop their third-straight first-round game in the NCAA tournament, closed out an impressive 2007-08 campaign 25-10-3. Notre Dame, which captured its first-ever win over UNH, improves to 25-15-4 and advances to the regional final.



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DURHAM, N.H. –  The No. 4-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team will face No. 12-ranked Notre Dame in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in the West Regional on Friday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m. (EST) at the Colorado Springs World Arena (CSWA) in Colorado Spring, Colo. The game will be broadcast locally on WMUR-TV and will air live on the UNH Sports Network (AM 1270 Flagship).

UNH and Notre Dame will meet in the NCAA Tournament for the first time on Friday. UNH owns a 12-21 all-time record in the NCAA playoffs, which includes a 10-13 all-time record under head coach Dick Umile. The Wildcats have qualified for the tournament in the last seven seasons, they are one of only three Division I teams along with Minnesota and Michigan to accomplish that feat. This will mark the ‘Cats 18th appearance in the tournament and the 14th trip under Umile’s guidance. UNH’s senior class becomes the fifth class in school history to earn a berth in the NCAA’s in all four seasons of competition. UNH has appeared in seven Frozen Fours to go along with two national championship appearances. In addition, this year marks the fourth time in program history and the first since 2003, the team has earned a number-one seed.



BOSTON – Senior goaltender Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.), of the University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team, was named the 56th recipient of the Walter Brown Award, presented annually to the best American-born college hockey player in New England. The President of the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston, Al Robichaud, made the announcement Thursday evening.


DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire is pleased to announce that WMUR-TV out of Manchester, N.H. will be televising first-round play of UNH men’s hockey and Notre Dame on Friday night at 6:30 p.m. The broadcast is made possible through the efforts of WMUR-TV, NCAA, ABC syndication and the University of New Hampshire.



WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Senior goaltender Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.), of the University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team, was named Pure Hockey Hockey East Co-Defensive Player of the Week for the seventh time this season. The league office made the announcement Monday afternoon.

Regan, the unanimous Hockey East Player of the Year, stopped a career-high 62 shots in a triple-overtime loss to Boston College in the Hockey East semifinals. He stopped 21 shots in the second stanza, also a career-high and 20 shots in the overtime sessions. In the process, Regan shattered the record for saves in a semifinal (47).


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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –
The NCAA Division I men’s hockey selection committee announced live on ESPN2 on Sunday morning that the No. 4-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team will face No. 11-ranked Notre Dame in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in the West Regional on Friday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m. (EST) at the Colorado Springs World Arena (CSWA) in Colorado Spring, Colo.

UNH and Notre Dame will meet in the NCAA Tournament for the first time on Friday. UNH owns a 12-21 all-time record in the NCAA playoffs, which includes a 10-13 all-time record under head coach Dick Umile. The Wildcats have qualified for the tournament in the last seven seasons, they are one of only three Division I teams along with Minnesota and Michigan to accomplish that feat. This will mark the ‘Cats 18th appearance in the tournament and the 14th trip under Umile’s guidance. UNH’s senior class becomes the fifth class in school history to earn a berth in the NCAA’s in all four seasons of competition. UNH has appeared in seven Frozen Fours to go along with two national championship appearances. In addition, this year marks the fourth time in program history and the first since 2003, the team has earned a number-one seed.


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BOSTON–
BC’s Benn Ferriero scored on a power-play at :43 seconds of triple overtime to lift No. 7 Boston College to a 5-4 win over the fourth-ranked and top-seeded University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team on Friday night in the first of two semifinals of the 24th annual Hockey East tournament at TD Banknorth Garden. BC advances to play the winner of the BU/Vermont semifinal (8 p.m.) in the finals on Saturday night at 7 p.m. The game was the longest semifinal game in Hockey East tournament history.
 
UNH, which falls to 25-9-3, will await its placement in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, March 23 at 11:30 a.m. on ESPN2. The Wildcats will most likely advance to the tournament for the six-straight season. BC improves to 20-11-8.


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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.


CAMBRIDGE, Mass – Senior goaltender Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.), of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team, was unanimously selected as the 2008 Hockey East Player of the Year at the annual league banquet at the Royal Sonesta Hotel on Thursday night in Cambridge. In addition, the Wildcats had a record three First-Team All-Hockey East selections, an additional two on the league’s Second Team, one All-Rookie selection and the league’s Best Defensive Defenseman.


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MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.
– Senior Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.), goaltender for the fourth-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team, became the sixth player in school history to be named one of 10 finalists for the Hobey Baker Memorial Award as announced by the committee Thursday evening.
      Regan, UNH’s first Hobey Baker finalist since Steve Saviano in 2004, is enjoying not only his best season as a Wildcat, but arguably the greatest season by any Wildcat goaltender in school history. At 23-6-1, Regan is the first goaltender in UNH history to post back-to-back 20-win seasons. His .934 save percentage is the second best single-season mark in school history, trailing only his own .935 effort from last season. Regan’s 23 wins and 2.07 goals-against-average rank him fourth on UNH’s single-season lists in those respective categories. Regan has won 13 of his last 14 games, including an unbeaten month of February when he was 7-0-1.



WAKEFIELD, MASS. – Junior forward Jerry Pollastrone (Revere, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named CCM/Reebok Hockey East Co-Player of the Week, for the first time this season. The announcement was made on Monday afternoon by the league office.



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WAKEFIELD, Mass. -- The top four seeds in the 24th annual Hockey East Tournament won its quarterfinal series and have advanced through to the semifinal round which sets the stage for the TD Banknorth Garden next weekend. The Wildcats will play fourth-seeded Boston College at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 21. The second semifinal pits second-seeded Boston University against third-seeded Vermont. Both BU and UVM won on Sunday to secure its place at the Garden. Both semifinals will be broadcast on NESN, while all the UNH action can be heard on the UNH Sports Radio Network. In addition, fans can still purchase tickets by visiting ticketmaster.com. Be sure to log onto www.unhwildcats.com for the the most up-to-date tournament information.



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DURHAM, N.H.Jerry Pollastrone (Revere, Mass.) and Matt Fornataro (Calgary, Alberta) both recorded their first career hat trick to lift the fourth-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team to Saturday night’s 7-2 victory against the University of Massachusetts at the Whittemore Center. The Wildcats completed a sweep of the best-of-three Hockey East quarterfinal series on the heels of Friday’s 4-1 win.

            UNH, the top seed of the 24th Annual Hockey East Championship Tournament with a 19-5-3 league record, improves to 25-8-3 overall and advances to the semifinals at TD Banknorth Garden for the seventh consecutive year. UMass ends its season at 14-6-6.




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DURHAM
, N.H.Jerry Pollastrone (Revere, Mass.) scored two goals to lead the fourth-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team to Friday night’s 4-1 victory against the University of Massachusetts to give the Wildcats a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three quarterfinal series.

            UNH, the top seed in the 24th Annual Hockey East Championship Tournament by virtue of a 19-5-3 league record in the regular season, improved to 24-8-3. UMass, which entered the series as the eighth seed with a 9-13-5 league record and three consecutive wins, is now 14-15-6. Game 2 of series is March 15 (7 p.m.) at the Whittemore Center and Game 3, if necessary, will be March 16 (7 p.m.) at the Whittemore Center.




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DURHAM, N.H. --
No. 1-seed New Hampshire (23-8-3, 19-5-3 HEA) will play host to No. 8 Massachusetts (14-14-6, 9-13-5 HEA) at the Whittemore Center in Durham, N.H., in a rematch of one of the semifinal matchups from last year. The Wildcats won the season series, 2-1-0 this year. UNH has won three of the last four against the Minutemen including a double-overtime win last year in the Hockey East semifinals. Puck drops Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and on Sunday at 7p.m. (if necessary). Fans can listen to the game on the UNH Sport Network or pay to watch a live stream of the game through B2 Networks.




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WAKEFIELD, Mass. -- The Hockey East Association has announced the field for the upcoming 24th annual Hockey East Tournament, which begins on Friday, March 14 on the campus sites of the top four seeded teams. All series begin on Friday and are best of three series in the quarterfinal round of the playoffs. All quarterfinal games will begin at 7 p.m., except for the NESN game on Friday night, which begins at 7:30 p.m.

No. 1 seed New Hampshire (23-8-3, 19-5-3 HEA) will host No. 8 Massachusetts (14-14-6, 9-13-5 HEA) at the Whittemore Center in Durham, N.H., in a rematch of one of the semifinal matchups from last year. The Wildcats won the season series, 2-1-0 this year.




DURHAM, N.H. – Tickets are now on sale on for the University of New Hampshire’s men’s Hockey East quarterfinal action. The top-seeded Wildcats will play host to eight-seeded Massachusetts on March 14-16 in a best of three series. General Admission/Standing Room only tickets are $19, while reserved tickets are $21. Game One and Game Two will be available on Tuesday, while tickets for the Game Three (if necessary) will go on sale at the Whittemore Center Box Office after Game Two. Game time for all nights is 7 p.m. at Whittemore Center.

Tickets may also be purchased by calling 1-866-WILDCAT, on the internet at www.unhwildcats.com or may be purchased in person at the Whittemore Center Box Office.



WAKEFIELD, Mass.— Senior forward Mike Radja (Yorkville, Ill.) of the University of New Hampshire men's ice hockey team has been named the Hockey Commissioners’ Association National Division I Player of the Month for February. The assistant captain registered a point in all eight games, including five multi-point outings, in helping the Wildcats to a 7-0-1 record.

The 6-foot, 190-pound forward recorded three games with three points, including a hat trick in a 3-2 win at Maine on Feb. 8 and a goal and two assists in a 4-1 win the following night. On Feb. 16 he produced three points, including the winning goal for the first-place Wildcats in a 4-3 win over Providence.




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DURHAM, N.H.- Three second-period goals helped lift the University of Vermont to a 4-3 win over the third-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team on Saturday night at Whittemore Center. The loss snapped a 12-game unbeaten streak and hands the Wildcats their first Hockey East loss since Dec. 8, 2007. UNH, which garnered the top seed in the upcoming Hockey East tournament, will play eighth-seeded Massachusetts in a best-of-three tournament starting on Friday, March 14 at Whittemore Center.

UNH falls to 23-8-3, 19-5-3 in Hockey East. Vermont improves to 14-13-7, 13-9-5 in the league.


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DURHAM, N.H. – Sophomore Bobby Butler (Marlboro, Mass.) tallied a career-high two goals and added an assist to lift the third-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team to Friday night’s 3-1 Hockey East victory over the University of Vermont at Whittemore Center.

            UNH, which captured its program-best 19th Hockey East victory, improves to 23-7-3, 19-4-3 in the league. Vermont, which captured home ice for the quarterfinals for the first time since joining Hockey East, falls to 13-13-7, 12-9-5 HE. The Wildcats extend their season-best unbeaten streak to 12 games (10-0-2) and are now unbeaten in their last 16 against league foes.




DURHAM, N.H. – General Admission, standing room and reserved tickets are available for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey games on Friday & Saturday, March 7-8 against Vermont at the Whittemore Center. Game time Friday night is 8 p.m, while a seven o'clock puck drop is tabbed for Saturday's "Senior Night" game .

Tickets may also be purchased by calling 1-866-WILDCAT, on the internet at www.unhwildcats.com or may be purchased in person at the Whittemore Center Box Office.



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DURHAM, N.H. — The third-ranked Wildcats (22-7-3, 18-4-3 HE) conclude the regular season with a two-game home series with Hockey East foe Vermont (13-12-7, 12-8-5 HE) over the weekend. Puck drops at 8 p.m. for Friday night's CSTV national broadcast, while a seven o'clock drop is slated for Saturday night's "Senior Night" ceremony, which will be broadcast by NHPTV. Both games will be played at the Whittemore Center. Live video coverage is available through www.unhwildcats.tv. In addition, Friday's game will be broadcast on the UNH Sports Radio Network (UNHSN), while Saturday's game will be broadcast on Yahoo internet only. Live audio and live stats are available at www.unhwildcats.com.



WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Seniors Mike Radja (Yorkville, Ill.) and Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team were named Hockey East Player and Goalie of the Month, respectively, for February. The announcements were made on Tuesday morning by the league office.



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NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – No. 2 University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team extended its season-high unbeaten streak to 11 games as it skated to a 1-1 tie in Saturday night’s Hockey East matchup with Merrimack College at the Thom Lawler Arena.

UNH moves to 22-7-3 overall and 18-4-3 in the league. Merrimack is now 12-16-4, 6-16-3.


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DURHAM, N.H.Craig Switzer (Peachland, B.C.) tallied a goal and an assist to lift the No. 2 University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team to Friday night’s 2-1 Hockey East victory against Merrimack College at the Whittemore Center.

            UNH, which has already clinched the top seed in the Hockey East tournament as the regular-season champions for the second consecutive season, improved to 22-7-2 overall and 18-4-2 in the league. It marked the Wildcats’ fourth consecutive win and extended the team’s unbeaten streak to a season-high 10 games (9-0-1). Merrimack, which lost 1-0 to the ‘Cats at home Jan. 4, is now 12-16-3, 6-16-2.




INDIANAPOLIS– Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team along with Martine Garland (Toronto, Ontario) and Jennifer Hitchcock (LaSalle, Ontario) of the women’s hockey team were among 32 eastern players selected to participate in the 2008 Frozen Four Skills Challenge in Denver, Colorado at the Pepsi Center on Friday, April 11th.


DURHAM, N.H. – General Admission, standing room and a limited amount of reserved tickets are available for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey game on Friday, Feb. 29 against Merrimack College at the Whittemore Center. Game time is 7 p.m. Tickets may also be purchased by calling 1-866-WILDCAT, on the internet at www.unhwildcats.com or may be purchased in person at the Whittemore Center Box Office.



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DURHAM, N.H. — The second-ranked Wildcats (21-7-2, 17-4-2 HE) enter into a home-and-home series with Hockey East foe Merrimack College (12-15-3, 6-15-2 HE) over the weekend. Puck drops at 7 p.m. both nights. Friday's game will be played at the Whittemore Center, while Saturday night's game will be at Lawler Arena in North Andover, Mass. Live video coverage of Friday night's game is available through www.unhwildcats.tv. In addition, both games will be broadcast on the UNH Sports Radio Network (UNHSN) with live audio and live stats at www.unhwildcats.com.



WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Senior goaltender Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named RBK/CCM Hockey East Co-Player of the Week. Regan garners his third weekly award in as many weeks as he was defensive player of the week in each of the previous two weeks. The announcement was made on Monday afternoon by the league office.


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, N.H.Matt Fornataro (Calgary, Alberta) recorded a goal and two assists and Danny Dries (Lake Orion, Mich.) scored twice to lead the third-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team to a 5-1 Hockey East victory against seventh-ranked Boston College at the Whittemore Center. With the win, UNH won the Hockey East regular-season title for the second-consecutive year and seventh time in school history.

The Wildcats, who netted four power-play goals for the first time since striking five times with the extra skater March 8, 2003 vs. UMass-Lowell, extended their unbeaten streak to nine games (8-0-1) to improve to 21-7-2 overall and 17-4-2 in the league. BC, which has lost five straight to UNH dating back to last season, is now 16-9-7, 10-7-6.




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CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – Sophomore Bobby Butler (Marlboro, Mass.) netted the game-winning goal at 5:02 in the second period, while Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) stopped all 28 shots he faced to propel the third-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team to a 2-0 victory against Hockey East foe No. 7 Boston College on Friday night at Kelley Rink.

The Wildcats improve to 20-7-2, 16-4-2 Hockey East play, while the Eagles are now 16-8-7, 10-6-6. UNH captures its 12th-straight 20-win season and can clinch its second-straight regular-season title with a win tomorrow night. The ‘Cats, who are 7-0-1 in its last eight games and 11-0-1 in its last 12 against Hockey East foes, are now just a point away from securing home ice for the Hockey East tournament.



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DURHAM, N.H. — The third-ranked Wildcats (19-7-2, 15-4-2 HE) enter into a pivotal home-and-home series with Hockey East foe No. 7 Boston College (16-7-7, 10-5-6 HE) over the weekend. Puck drops at 7:30 on Friday night at Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, Mass as that game will be televised as part of NESN's Friday Night Hockey. Saturday night's game will be at Whittemore Center at 7 p.m.. 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.



DURHAM, N.H. – General Admission, standing room and a limited amount of reserved tickets are available for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey game on Saturday, Feb. 23 against Boston College at the Whittemore Center. Game time is 7 p.m.

Tickets may also be purchased by calling 1-866-WILDCAT, on the internet at www.unhwildcats.com or may be purchased in person at the Whittemore Center Box Office.



WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Senior goaltender Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named Pure Hockey Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week for the sixth time this season and second in as many weeks. The announcement was made on Monday afternoon by the league office.



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DURHAM
, N.H. Mike Radja (Yorkville, Ill.) broke a 3-3 tie late in the third period and also recorded two assists to lift the fourth-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team to Saturday night’s 4-3 Hockey East victory against 14th-ranked Providence College at the Whittemore Center.

            UNH extended its unbeaten streak to seven games (6-0-1) to improve to 19-7-2 overall and 15-4-2 in the league. Providence, which skated to a 1-1 tie vs. the Wildcats Friday night at home, is now 13-11-4, 10-7-4. UNH is now unbeaten in its last 11 in Hockey East play (10-0-1).




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PROVIDENCE
, R.I. – Senior netminder Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) turned away a career-high 52 shots as the fourth-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team played to a 1-1 tie with Hockey East foe No. 14 Providence College at Schneider Arena on Friday night. UNH moves to 18-7-2 overall as it remains unbeaten in its last 10 against Hockey East foes (9-0-1) and is now 14-4-2 in the league. PC is now 13-10-4, 10-6-4. The Wildcats increased their first-place lead to six points by virtue of the tie and a Boston College loss.



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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.



DURHAM, N.H. – General Admission, standing room and a limited amount of reserved tickets are available for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey game on Saturday, Feb. 16 against Providence College at the Whittemore Center. Game time is 7 p.m.
   
Tickets may also be purchased by calling 1-866-WILDCAT, on the internet at www.unhwildcats.com or may be purchased in person at the Whittemore Center Box Office.



DURHAM, N.H. – Senior forward Mike Radja (Yorkville, Ill.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named Inside College Hockey’s National Player of the Week. The announcement was made on Monday evening by the Inside College Hockey.


WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Senior goaltender Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) and senior forward Mike Radja (Yorkville, Ill.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team were named Pure Hockey Defensive Player of the Week and CCM/RBK Co-Player of the Week, respectively. The announcements were made on Monday afternoon by the Hockey East office.



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ORONO, Maine
– With a pair of goals in the second and third periods, the fifth-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team captured a weekend and season sweep by virtue of a 4-1 win over Maine on Saturday night at Alfond Arena.

The Wildcats improve to 18-7-1, 14-4-1 Hockey East play, while the Black Bears are now 8-15-3, 4-11-3. The sweep of the Black Bears is the first in Hockey East play and first since the 1982-83 season. UNH has now won nine-straight against league opponents and their fifth-straight overall. With the win, the Wildcats have secured a berth in the Hockey East tournament.



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ORONO, Maine
– Senior forward Mike Radja (Yorkville, Ill.) had a career night tallying a hat trick, notching his 50th career goal and 100th career point to lift the fifth-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team to a 3-2 Hockey East victory over Maine on Friday night at Alfond Arena in Orono, M.E.

The Wildcats improve to 17-7-1, 13-4-1 Hockey East play, while the Black Bears are now 8-14-3, 4-10-3. UNH has now won eight-straight against league opponents and their fourth-straight overall.



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DURHAM, N.H. — The fifth-ranked Wildcats (16-7-1, 12-4-1 HE) travel North to Hockey East foe and regional rival Maine (8-13-3, 4-10-3) for a two-game set over the weekend. Puck drops at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at Alfond Arena. The game will be broadcast regionally on WABI. In addition, the game 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.watchmainesports.com.



BOSTON – Senior assistant captain Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) and freshman forward James vanRiemsdyk (Middletown, N.J.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team were named semifinalists for the 56th annual Walter Brown Award, presented annually to the best American-born college hockey player in New England.



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BURLINGTON
, Vt. – Senior Matt Fornataro (Calgary, Alberta) scored a pair of goals including the game-winner, while two different freshmen potted their first collegiate goals in a three-goal third period to lead the seventh-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team to Friday night’s 5-1 Hockey East victory against Vermont at Gutterson Fieldhouse.

UNH improves to 16-7-1 overall and 12-4-1 in Hockey East, while Vermont is now 6-10-5, 5-6-5. The Wildcats have won their last seven against Hockey East foes and are 5-0-2 against Vermont since it joined the league, including four-straight wins. UNH becomes the first time in Hockey East to record victories over all nine league foes.


WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Freshman forward James vanRiemsdyk (Middletown, N.J.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named Hockey East Rookie of the Month for January. The announcement was made on Friday morning by the league office.



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DURHAM, N.H. — The seventh-ranked Wildcats (15-7-1, 11-4-1 HE) travels to Hockey East foe Vermont  (6-9-7, 5-5-5) for a single game on Friday night. Puck drops at 8 p.m. at Gutterson Fieldhouse. The game will be broadcast live on CSTV. In addition, the game 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.b2livetv.com.



DURHAM, N.H. - Senior captain Matt Fornataro (Calgary, Alberta) and senior assistant captains Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) and Brad Flaishans (Glendale, Ariz.) have been included on the ballot for the first phase of Hobey Baker voting. In this phase, fans can help determine the award for the nation's top collegiate hockey player, by voting in a fan ballot.



WAKEFIELD, MASS. – Senior goaltender Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named Pure Hockey Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week, for the fourth time this season. The announcement was made on Monday afternoon by the league office.



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BOSTON
Mike Radja (Yorkville, Ill.) tallied a pair of goals and an assist, while Matt Fornataro (Calgary, Alberta) became the program’s newest member of the century club notching two assists to lift the seventh-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team to Saturday night’s 5-3 Hockey East victory at Boston University’s Agganis Arena.

            UNH improves 15-7-1 overall and captures its sixth-straight in Hockey East play moving to 11-4-1 in the league. BU is now 7-13-4, 6-8-3. The Wildcats capture their first-ever three-game season sweep of the Terriers.




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DURHAM
, N.H.Craig Switzer (Peachland, British Columbia) and Matt Fornataro (Calgary, Alberta) both recorded a goal and an assist to lead the seventh-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team to Friday night’s 4-2 Hockey East victory against Boston University at the Whittemore Center.

UNH goaltender Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) recorded 28 saves, including 14 in the scoreless first period, to become the Wildcats’ leader in career victories with 59. BU counterpart Brett Bennett stopped 26 shots.


DURHAM, N.H. – General Admission, standing room and a very limited amount of reserved tickets are available for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey game on Friday, Jan. 25 against Boston University at the Whittemore Center. Game time is 7 p.m.
   
Tickets may also be purchased by calling 1-866-WILDCAT, on the internet at www.unhwildcats.com or may be purchased in person at the Whittemore Center Box Office.



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DURHAM, N.H. — The seventh-ranked Wildcats (13-7-1, 9-4-1 HE) enter into a critical home-and-home series with Hockey East foe Boston University (7-11-4, 6-6-3). The Wildcats will play host to the Terriers on Friday night. Puck drops at 7 p.m. at the Whittemore Center. On Saturday night, the teams will meet at Agganis Arena in Boston. Saturday's game will be broadcast on NESN-TV, puck drops at 7:30 p.m. 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 (Friday night only).



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MANCHESTER, N.H. – Mike Devine made a career-high 54 saves and J.T. Wyman scored two goals to lead the Dartmouth College men’s ice hockey team to Saturday night’s 5-3 non-conference win against No. 5 University of New Hampshire at the Verizon Wireless Arena.

            UNH is now 13-7-1 on the season while Dartmouth, which won the Battle for the RiverStone for the second time in its seven-year history, is 8-8-1. Wyman was honored as MVP for his effort, which included 14 saves in the first period, 28 in the second and 12 in the third.



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DURHAM, N.H. — The fifth-ranked Wildcats (13-6-1, 9-4-1 HE) travel down to Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester to play in-state foe Dartmouth College (7-8-1, 3-7-1 ECAC) in the Battle for the RiverStone Cup VII. The teams have had some wild games in past years, but UNH has come out on top in the last two and look to make it three in a row this season. Puck drops on at 7p.m. on Saturday night. WMUR-TV will broadcast the game as Jamie Staton handles the play-by-play, Naoko Funayama handles the color commentary with Jason King back in the studio. The game 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.



DURHAM, N.H. – Tickets are still available for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey’s annual Battle for the RiverStone Cup VII. The Wildcats square off against in-state foe Dartmouth College on January 19 at 7 p.m. at Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, N.H.
   
Tickets may be purchased by calling TicketMaster at 603-868-7300, at www.ticketmaster.com or in person at the Whittemore Center and Verizon Wireless Arena Box Offices.



WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Freshman forward James vanRiemsdyk (Middletown, N.J.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named Pro Ambitions Hockey East Rookie of the Week for the first time this season. The announcement was made Monday by the league office.




DURHAM, N.H.Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) recorded 37 saves, including 17 in the third period, to tie the University of New Hampshire career victories benchmark of 58 and propel the eighth-ranked Wildcats to Saturday night’s 5-3 Hockey East victory against fifth-ranked University of Massachusetts in men’s hockey action at the Whittemore Center.
     UNH, which swept the home-and-home series vs. UMass to extend its league winning streak to four games, is now 13-6-1 overall and 9-4-1 in Hockey East. UMass, which lost consecutive games for the first time this season, is 9-5-5, 4-4-4.       Regan, with his 11th win this season, tied the program record for career wins established by Michael Ayers (2000-04). UMass counterpart Paul Dainton finished with 25 saves.


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AMHERST, Mass.
– Trailing 2-1 with under eight minutes remaining, the eighth-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team potted a pair of late goals to capture a critical, 3-2, come-from-behind win over Hockey East foe No. 5 Massachusetts on Friday night at Mullins Center.
    The Wildcats improve to 12-6-1 overall record, 8-4-1 in Hockey East play, while the Minutemen are now 9-4-5, 4-3-4. UMass drops its first home game this season. 



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DURHAM, N.H. — The eighth-ranked Wildcats (11-6-1, 7-4-1 HE) play a critical home-and-home Hockey East series with No. 5 Massachusetts (9-3-5, 4-2-4). Back on Dec. 8, the Minutemen handed UNH a 4-1 loss in Amherst. Friday night's game is the first game in NESN's Friday Night Hockey. Puck drops on at 7:30 p.m. at Mullins Center. On Saturday night, the Wildcats will play host to UMass with the puck to drop at 7 p.m. at Whittemore Center. Both games will be broadcast on the UNH Sports Radio Network (UNHSN) with live audio and live stats at www.unhwildcats.com. Saturday's game will be broadcast live on NHPTV with live video at www.unhwildcats.tv.



DURHAM, N.H. – General Admission and standing room tickets are available for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey game on Saturday, Jan. 12 against No. 5 Massachusetts at the Whittemore Center. Game time is 7 p.m.
    Tickets may also be purchased by calling 1-866-WILDCAT, on the internet at www.unhwildcats.com or may be purchased in person at the Whittemore Center Box Office.
    In addition, tickets are still available for the Battle for the RiverStone Cup VII on Saturday, 1/19 at 7:00 PM at the Verizon Wireless Arena.  Tickets can be purchased by calling 603-868-7300, online at www.ticketmaster.com or in-person at the Whittemore Center or Verizon Wireless Arenas.  Group tickets can be purchased by calling 603-862-3838.


DURHAM, N.H. -- As a preview to the debut of NESN's Friday Night Hockey and a preview to the highly-regarded matchup between the fifth-ranked UMass Minutemen and No. 8 University of New Hampshire men's ice hockey team, head coach Dick Umile will appear with UMass head coach Don "Toot" Cahoon during the second intermission of Tuesday night's Boston Bruins game against the Carolina Hurricanes which airs on NESN at 7 p.m.
       Umile and Cahoon will chat about the first-half of the season and preview the upcoming series. UMass and UNH will face-off at the Mullins Center Friday night at 7:30 p.m. in the opening game of the NESN Friday Night Ice college hockey package. The pair will meet again on Saturday night in Durham. Saturday night's game will be broadcast on NHPTV.



WAKEFIELD, MASS. – Senior goaltender Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named Pure Hockey Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week, for the third time this season. The announcement was made on Monday afternoon by the league office.
     Regan earned his eighth career shutout, third against Merrimack. Overall, Regan stopped all 34 shots notching double-figure saves in all three periods. Regan improves to 8-1-1 all time against Merrimack and is now 9-4-0 overall. The senior netminder has a .973 save percentage and an 0.78 goals against average in 10 career games against Merrimack.



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DURHAM, N.H. – St. Lawrence University netted four third-period goals, including three consecutive tallies in a span of 4:40, to rally to Sunday afternoon’s 6-5 non-conference victory against the seventh-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team at the Whittemore Center. UNH, which had won four straight in the series vs. the Saints, is now 11-6-1 overall. SLU, which had been idle since Dec. 15, improved to 7-9-3.




PARDUBICE, Czech Republic. — Freshman James vanRiemsdyk (Middletown, N.J.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team finished the 2008 Junior Nationals as the tournament’s leading scorer. vanRiemsdyk had 11 points (5-6-11), leading Team USA to a fourth-place finish and a 4-2 record.



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NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. –Freshman Phil DeSimone (East Amherst, N.Y) scored his first collegiate goal to help lift the seventh-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team to a 1-0 victory over Hockey East foe Merrimack College on Friday night at Lawler Arena in North Andover Mass.

The Wildcats improve to 11-5-1 overall record, 7-4-1 in Hockey East play. Merrimack falls to 6-9-2, 3-9-1 in Hockey East.



DURHAM, N.H. – General Admission and standing room tickets are available for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey game on Sunday, Jan. 6 against non-conference foe St. Lawrence at the Whittemore Center. Game time is 2 p.m.

Tickets may also be purchased by calling 1-866-WILDCAT, on the internet at www.unhwildcats.com or may be purchased in person at the Whittemore Center Box Office.

In addition, Sunday’s game is “Youth Hockey Day” and a limited number of general admission and standing room tickets are available to those under 18 years of age at $10.



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DURHAM, N.H. — The seventh-ranked Wildcats (10-5-1, 6-4-1 HE) open the new year by returning to Hockey East play traveling to Merrimack College (6-8-2) on Friday night. UNH will return home on Sunday to face non-conference foe St. Lawrence (6-9-3). The 'Cats are 10-2 in the last 12 against St. Lawrence and are 8-1-1 in their last 10 against the Warriors. Puck drops on Friday night at 7 p.m. at Lawler Arena and 2 p.m. on Sunday at Whittemore Center. Both games will be broadcast on the UNH Sports Radio Network (UNHSN) with live audio and live stats at www.unhwildcats.com. Sunday's game will be broadcast live on NHPTV (Channel 11) with live video at www.unhwildcats.tv


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GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Trailing 3-2 heading into the third period, No. 10 University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team tallied five third-period goals to capture a 7-4 come-from-behind win over seventh-ranked North Dakota on Saturday night at Ralph Engelstad Arena. Senior netminder Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) recorded a season-high 40 saves becoming the program’s all-time saves leader with 2,608 saves. UNH improves to 10-5-1 overall, while the Sioux are now 9-7-1. The Wildcats (1-6) capture their first-ever win in North Dakota and their first over the Sioux since November 28, 1999.



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GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) turned away 34 shots, but it was not enough as the 10th-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team fell to seventh-ranked North Dakota, 3-1, on Friday night at Ralph Engelstad Arena. UNH moves to 9-5-1 overall, while the Sioux are now 9-6-1. The Wildcats drop its first-ever match up at Engelstad Arena.


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DURHAM, N.H. —
The ninth-ranked Wildcats (9-4-1, 6-4-1 HE) return from holiday break with a two-game road series with perennial WCHA-power North Dakota (8-6-1, 6-6-1). The seventh-ranked Sioux have advanced to the Frozen Four in each of the past three seasons and are led by reigning Hobey Baker winner Ryan Duncan. The two teams last met in 2005 when UND left the Whittemore Center with a win and a tie. Puck drops at 8:30 p.m. (EST) on Friday night and 8 p.m. (EST) Saturday night at Ralph Engelstad Arena. The games will be broadcast on the UNH Sports Radio Network (UNHSN) with live audio at www.unhwildcats.com and live stats at www.fightingsioux.com.



    DURHAM, N.H.– The University of New Hampshire announced today that Learfield Sports has become its first-ever, exclusive athletics multimedia partner, effective with the 2008-09 academic year. 
    The 10-year agreement calls for Learfield Sports to establish a locally based entity, known as “Wildcat Sports Properties” (WSP), to manage and sell UNH Athletics’ multimedia rights that include all signage at the Whittemore Center, Cowell Stadium and Lundholm Gym.  In addition to its athletic venues, Learfield Sports will oversee UNH Athletics’ radio rights, corporate hospitality, print sponsorships, event marketing, certain television rights and official athletic Web site advertising for unhwildcats.com


WAKEFIELD, MASS. – Senior goaltender Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named Pure Hockey Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week, for the second time this season. The announcement was made on Monday afternoon by the league office. Regan tallied 33 saves to record his seventh career shutout in a 2-0 win over Maine on Sunday. Regan recorded double digits in saves in all three periods (12-10-11) and held the Black Bears scoreless on six power-play opportunities. Regan, who is already the University's career save percentage leader, moved into second in career saves (2,534), and is third all-time in wins (54), games played (90).



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DURHAM, N.H.Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) tallied 33 saves to record his seventh career shutout to lift the 10th-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team to Sunday afternoon’s 2-0 Hockey East victory against the University of Maine at the Whittemore Center.

UNH, which scored an empty-net goal by Peter LeBlanc (Hamilton, Ontario) with 13 seconds remaining in regulation, improved to 9-4-1 overall and 5-4-1 in Hockey East while Maine, which recorded a 33-31 shot advantage in the game, slipped to 5-7-2, 3-5-2.


DURHAM, N.H. — The No. 10 ranked University of New Hampshire men's hockey team will face the University of Maine Black Bears for a single game on Sunday, December 16, 2007 for the tenth annual "White Out the Whit" at the Whittemore Center (4 p.m.)


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DURHAM, N.H. — The tenth-ranked Wildcats (8-4-1, 5-4-1 HE) returns home in Hockey East play with a single game against Maine (5-6-2, 3-4-2 HE) on Sunday afternoon at Whittemore Center. Puck drops at 4 p.m. The game will be broadcast on ESPNU and the UNH Sports Radio Network (UNHSN) with live audio at www.unhwildcats.com and live video at www.unhwildcats.tv. The Wildcats won the season series with Maine 2-1-0 last season.



KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Matt Fornataro (Calgary, Alberta) 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.



On Tuesday, December 11 at 1:00 ET, New Hampshire Head Coach Dick Umile pays a visit to "Tuesday @ The Rink", presented by CSTV.com and USCHO.com. The Wildcats face rival Maine on Sunday, December 16.



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AMHERST, Mass.
– P.J. Fenton recorded a goal and three assist to lift No. 10 Massachusetts to a 4-1 win over the seventh-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team in Hockey East action on Saturday night at Mullins Center. UNH falls to 8-4-1 overall 5-4-1 in Hockey East, while the Minutemen are now 7-3-5, 4-2-4. The Wildcats drop back-to-back games for the first time this season.



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DURHAM, N.H. — The seventh-ranked Wildcats (8-3-1, 5-3-1 HE) continues Hockey East play with a single game at No. 10 Massachusetts (6-3-5, 3-2-4 HE) on Saturday night at Mullins Center. Puck drops at 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast on the UNH Sports Radio Network (UNHSN) with live audio at www.unhwildcats.com and live video at www.umassathletics.com. The Wildcats are a perfect 4-0 against nationally-ranked opponents this season.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Freshman James vanRiemsdyk (Middletown, N.J.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team has been named to the 2008 U.S. National Junior Team that will compete in the 2008 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship Dec. 26-Jan. 5 in Czech Republic.



WAKEFIELD, MASS. – Freshman forward Paul Thompson (Derry, N.H.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named Hockey East Rookie of the Month for November. The announcement was made on Dec. 4 by the league office.

The freshman forward, who garnered HE Rookie of the Week on Nov. 19, becomes the first Wildcat to win the award since Kevin Regan captured the honor back in February, 2005.



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LOWELL, Mass. – UMass-Lowell tallied the first three goals of the game and held on to capture a 3-2 win over sixth-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team on Saturday night’s in Hockey East action at the Tsongas Arena. UMass-Lowell improves to 5-4-4 overall, 3-4-4 in Hockey East. The Wildcats fall to 8-3-1, 5-3-1. It was UNH’s first loss to the River Hawks since Nov. 19, 2005 (six meetings).




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DURHAM, N.H. – Senior captain Matt Fornataro (Calgary, Alberta) recorded a goal and two assists to propel the sixth-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team to Friday night’s 3-2 Hockey East victory against University of Massachusetts-Lowell at the Whittemore Center.

UNH won its third consecutive game to improve to 8-2-1 overall and 5-2-1 in Hockey East. UML, which skated to a 2-2 tie against the Wildcats at the Whittemore Center earlier this month (Nov. 9), is now 4-4-4, 2-4-4.


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DURHAM, N.H. -- The sixth-ranked Wildcats (7-2-1, 4-2-1 HE) return to Hockey East play with a home-and-home series against UMass-Lowell (4-3-4, 2-3-4 HE) on Friday night at Whittemore Center and Saturday night at Tsongas Arena. Puck drops both nights at 7 p.m. Friday night the game will be broadcast on the UNH Sports Radio Network (UNHSN) and live video at www.unhwildcats.tv. On Saturday, the game will be on (UNHSN). UNH, which has won back-to-back games, looks to capture a pair of pivotal Hockey East win.



WAKEFIELD, Mass. — The Hockey East Association is pleased to announce that tickets to the 2008 Hockey East Championship Tournament will go on sale Saturday, Dec. 1, at 10:00 a.m. at the TD Banknorth Garden box office. Tickets can also be purchased online at www.Ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at (617) 931-2000.

The tournament semifinal games will take place on Friday, March 21st, and are scheduled to face off at 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. The ticket prices of $17/$29 in the balcony or $37/$39 per seat in the loge or premium seats include admission to both semifinal games.



DURHAM, N.H. – General Admission and standing room tickets are available for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey game on Friday, Nov. 30 against Hockey East foe UMass-Lowell at the Whittemore Center. Game time is 7 p.m.

Tickets may also be purchased by calling 1-866-WILDCAT, on the internet at www.unhwildcats.com or may be purchased in person at the Whittemore Center Box Office.


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DURHAM, N.H.Mike Radja (Yorkville, Ill.) and Matt Fornataro (Calgary, Alberta) both recorded four points to lead the eighth-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team to Saturday night’s 5-2 non-conference victory against Brown University at the Whittemore Center.UNH, which has won seven straight in the series vs. the Bears dating back to the 1988-89 season, improved to 7-2-1 overall. Brown, winless in four games (0-3-1), is now 1-4-3.



DURHAM, N.H. – General Admission and reserved tickets are available for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey game on Saturday, Nov. 24 against non-conference foe Brown University at the Whittemore Center. Game time is 7 p.m.

Although the Whittemore Center Box Office is closed on Thursday and Friday. Tickets may also be purchased by calling 1-866-WILDCAT, on the internet at www.unhwildcats.com or may be purchased in person at the Whittemore Center Box Office on Saturday as the box office will open at 10 a.m.



LIVE STATS|LIVE VIDEO|LIVE AUDIO|GAME NOTES
DURHAM, N.H. — The eighth-ranked Wildcats return home to start a two-game home stand as they play host to non-conference foe Brown University on Saturday, Nov. 24 (7 p.m.) at the Whittemore Center. The Bears are 1-3-3 overall, 1-2-3 in ECAC play, while UNH is 6-2-1, 4-2-1 in Hockey East. Saturday night's game will be broadcast over the internet ONLY by the UNH Sports Radio Network (UNHSN) at www.unhwildcats.com and live video is available at www.unhwildcats.tv.


WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Freshman forward Paul Thompson (Derry, N.H.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named Hockey East Rookie of the Week for the first time this season. The announcement was made Monday by the league office.

Thompson continued his breakout freshman season with an impressive hat trick, five-point performance in a 5-4 overtime win at Providence College on Nov. 17. The nation's leader in goals per game for rookies (0.75), Thompson potted three goals, including the game-tying and game-winning goals. Overall, he had a hand in every UNH goal on the night and skated to a +4. Thompson, who tallied the game winner at 2:03 in the extra session, became the first Wildcat to record a hat trick since Jacob Micflikier did it on Feb. 23, 2007 versus PC. He also became the first Wildcat to tally five points in a game since Justin Aikins on Feb. 11, 2005 against UMass.?Through eight games played this season Thompson has 10 points and six goals.



DURHAM, N.H. – General Admission and reserved tickets for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey game on Saturday, Nov. 24 against non-conference foe Brown will go on sale on Monday morning at 10 a.m.  Puck drops at 7 p.m. at the Whittemore Center.

Tickets may be purchased in person at the Whittemore Center Box Office. Tickets may also be purchased by calling 1-866-WILDCAT or on the internet at www.unhwildcats.com.




Box Score
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Freshman Paul Thompson (Derry, N.H.) recorded a hat trick and had a hand in all five goals, while James vanRiemsdyk (Middletown, N.J.) added a goal and three assists to lift the sixth-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team to Saturday night’s 5-4 overtime win against Hockey East foe Providence College at Schneider Arena. UNH improves to 6-2-1 overall, 4-2-1 Hockey East, while Providence falls to 3-6-2, 3-3-2 HE.
      Although the Wildcats have now won three straight and eight of their last nine against the Friars, this marked their first win at Schneider since Jan. 7, 2005.




Box Score
DURHAM, N.H.  –
Brad Thiessen made 37 saves to backbone the Northeastern University men’s hockey team to Friday night’s 4-1 Hockey East victory against sixth-ranked University of New Hampshire at the Whittemore Center. UNH’s record moves to 5-2-1 overall and 3-2-1 in Hockey East. Northeastern, a 2-1 victor at the Whittemore Center on Nov. 3, improved to 4-4-1, 4-3-1 by winning the season series from the Wildcats (2-1-0).



LIVE STATS (FRI)|LIVE STATS (SAT)|LIVE VIDEO (FRI)|LIVE AUDIO (BOTH)|GAME NOTES
DURHAM, N.H. — The sixth-ranked Wildcats continue their four-game home stand as they play host to Northeastern (3-4-1, 3-3-1 HE) on Friday night and travel to Providence College on Saturday night. Puck drops both nights at 7 p.m. Friday night the game will be broadcasted on the UNH Sports Radio Network (UNHSN) and live video at www.unhwildcats.tv. On Saturday, the game will be on (UNHSN) and on Cox-TV. UNH, which is off to its best since the 2003-04 season, looks to capture a pair of pivotal Hockey East win.


DURHAM, N.H. – General Admission and reserved tickets are available for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey game on Friday, Nov. 16 against Hockey East foe Northeastern at the Whittemore Center. Game time is 7 p.m.

Tickets may be purchased in person at the Whittemore Center Box Office. Tickets may also be purchased by calling 1-866-WILDCAT or on the internet at www.unhwildcats.com.


Box Score
DURHAM, N.H. Brad Flashains (Glendale, Ariz.), Craig Switzer (Peachland, British Columbia) and James vanRiemsdyk (Middletown, N.J.) scored third-period goals to break a 2-2 tie and propel the sixth-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team to Saturday night’s 5-2 Hockey East victory against seventh-ranked Boston College at the Whittemore Center.

 




DURHAM, N.H. – Carter Hutton recorded 39 saves to backbone the University of Massachusetts-Lowell men’s ice hockey team to Friday night’s 2-2 tie against sixth-ranked University of New Hampshire in Hockey East action at the Whittemore Center. UNH, now 4-0-1 in the last five meetings against the RiverHawks, is 4-1-1 overall this season and 2-1-1 in Hockey East. UMass-Lowell moves to 2-2-2, 0-2-2.


DURHAM, N.H. – General Admission and reserved tickets are available for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey games against Hockey East foes UMass-Lowell (Friday, Nov. 9 – 7 p.m.) and Boston College (Saturday, Nov. 10 – 7 p.m.) at the Whittemore Center. Game time is 7 p.m.
   
Tickets may be purchased in person at the Whittemore Center Box Office. Tickets may also be purchased by calling 1-866-WILDCAT or on the internet at www.unhwildcats.com.



GAME NOTES|LIVE VIDEO|LIVE AUDIO|LIVE STATS
DURHAM, N.H. — The sixth-ranked Wildcats continue their four-game home stand as they play host to UMass-Lowell (2-2-1) on Friday night and No. 6/7 Boston College on Saturday night. Puck drops both nights at 7 p.m. on NHPTV. The games will be televised live on NHPTV, will be aired on the UNH Sports Radio Network and will be streamed live online via www.unhwildcats.tv. UNH, which is off to its best since the 2003-04 season, looks to capture a pair of pivital home Hockey East win.



COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Former UNH men’s hockey players Eric Nickulas (Hyannis, Mass.) and Steve Saviano (Reading, Mass.) have been named to the 2007 U.S. Men’s Select Team that will compete at the 2007 Deutschland Cup from Nov. 8-11, in Hannover, Germany.  The team was released on Monday by USA Hockey.



Box Score

DURHAM, N.H. – Joe Vitale recorded a goal and an assist and Brad Thiessen made 23 saves to lead the Northeastern University hockey team to Saturday night’s 2-1 Hockey East victory against fourth-ranked University of New Hampshire at the Whittemore Center.

The loss was the first of the season for UNH, and the Wildcats are now 4-1-0 overall and 2-1-0 in Hockey East. Northeastern, defeated 7-4 at home by the Wildcats one night earlier, improved to 2-4-0, 1-3-0.




Box Score
BOSTON – Matt Fornataro
(Calgary, Alberta) and James vanRiemsdyk (Middletown, N.J.) each recorded a goal and two assists to pace five players with multi-point games as the fourth-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team captured a convincing 7-4 win over Hockey East foe Northeastern University on Friday night at Matthews Arena.
UNH improves 4-0-0 overall 2-0-0 in Hockey East, while the Huskies are now 1-4-0 overall, 1-3-0 in league play. It marks the first time since the 1998-99 season, the Wildcats have opened the season with four-straight wins and the first time since 2003-04 the program has opened with a pair of Hockey East wins.




WAKEFIELD, MASS. – Senior captain Matt Fornataro (Calgary, Alberta) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named Hockey East Player of the Month for October. The announcement was made on Thursday morning by the league office.
      The senior captain, who garnered HE Player of the Week earlier this week, becomes the first Wildcat to win the award since Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) captured the honor back in January.



DURHAM, N.H. –  University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named Team of the Week by College Hockey News after sweeping a two-game home series with No. 4 Colorado College this past weekend.
   
For the first time since 2003-04, the Wildcats have opened the season 3-0-0. In the Hockey East, they are currently tied for fourth place in the conference with a 1-0-0 record.



Game Notes|Live Audio|Live Video (@NU)|Live Video (@UNH)|Live Stats (@UNH)
The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team, ranked No. 4 in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll and USCHO.com poll, look to remain perfect on the young season as they play Hockey East foe Northeastern University in a pivotal early-season home and home series. The Wildcats travel to Matthews Arena in Boston on Friday night and will play host to the Huskies at the Whittemore Center on Saturday night. Puck drops both nights at 7 p.m. Saturday night's game will be broadcasted live on NHPTV (Ch. 11). Fans can listen to the action on the UNH Sports Network (Flagship - WTSN AM 1270) or online at  www.unhwildcats.com. In addtion, the game will be streamed live over the internet through the new unhwildcats.tv. Live up-to-the minute stats will also be available online at www.unhwildcats.com.



DURHAM, N.H. – General Admission and reserved tickets are available for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey game against Hockey East foe Northeastern University on Saturday, November 3 at the Whittemore Center. Game time is 7 p.m. Ticket prices are $21 dollars for reserved seating and $19 dollars for general admission. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31st. Tickets may be purchased in person at the Whittemore Center Box Office. Tickets may also be purchased by calling 1-866-WILDCAT or on the internet at www.unhwildcats.com.



WAKEFIELD, MASS. – Senior captain Matt Fornataro (Calgary, Alberta) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named CCM/Reebok Hockey East Player of the Week, for the first time this season. The announcement was made on Monday afternoon by the league office.

Fornataro registered three goals and an assist in UNH's weekend sweep of fourth-ranked Colorado College. The senior captain scored a critical goal 15 seconds into the second period on Friday night that cut the lead to 3-2 and paved the way to the come-from-behind win. Fornataro secured the win for the Wildcats with an empty-net goal in the final minute. On Saturday, Fornataro scored the game's first goal (a power-play goal) at 2:50 in the second period. He also helped setup a Brad Flaishans goal that made it 2-1 at the time. The senior first liner has scored at least a goal in each of the first three games and have six points in three games this season.



Box Score
DURHAM, N.H.Matt Fornataro (Calgary, Alberta) recorded a goal and an assist and Brian Foster (Pembroke, N.H.) made 31 saves to propel the sixth-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team to Saturday night’s 4-2 non-conference victory against fourth-ranked Colorado College in front of 6,501 fans at the Whittemore Center.

UNH, which completed the weekend sweep of the Tigers following Friday’s 5-3 win, is now 3-0-0 and this marks the first time since the 2003-04 season that the Wildcats have opened the year with three consecutive wins. CC is 2-2-0.



Box Score
DURHAM, N.H.
– Senior Matt Fornataro (Calgary, Alberta) and junior Jerry Pollastrone (Revere, Mass.) each tallied two goals, and sophomore Bobby Butler (Marlboro, Mass.) recorded a career-high three points to lead the sixth-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team to a 5-3 win over fourth-ranked Colorado College Friday night in the Wildcats’ home opener at the Whittemore Center. The come-from-behind win in front of a sellout crowd of 6,501 improves the Wildcats’ record to 2-0-0, including 1-0-0 in Hockey East, while the Tigers’ record stands at 2-1-0 overall, and 2-0-0 in conference.



DURHAM, N.H. – Due to conflicts with the Major League Baseball World Series, the UNH Sports Network has announced the following schedule changes for the Saturday, Oct. 27 broadcast of the men’s hockey game versus Colorado College:

• WUVR (1490 AM) and Yahoo will be carrying the game

• WTPL (107.7 FM), WNTK (99.7 FM), WCNL (AM 1010) and WTSN (1270) will not be carrying the game



Game Notes|Live Stats|Live Video|Live Audio
DURHAM, N.H — The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team, ranked No. 6 in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll and No. 7 in the preseason USCHO.com poll, opens the home portion of its 2007-08 season with a two-game series against No. 4 Colorado College on Friday and Saturday nights at 7 p.m. at the Whittemore Center. Both games will be broadcasted live on NHPTV (Ch. 11). Fans can listen to the action on the UNH Sports Network (Flagship - WTSN AM 1270) or online at  www.unhwildcats.com. In addtion, the game will be streamed live over the internet through the new unhwildcats.tv. Live up-to-the minute stats will also be available online at www.unhwildcats.com.



DURHAM, N.H. – General Admission tickets are available for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey game against the No. 3 ranked Colorado College on Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27 at the Whittemore Center. Game time is 7 p.m.



WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Senior goaltender Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named Pure Hockey Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week, for the first time this season. The announcement was made on Monday afternoon by the league office.

Regan helped lift UNH to a 4-1 win over Hockey East foe Boston University in the season opener on Friday night. Regan, who was named the game's No. 1 star, finished with 30 saves, including 12 in the first period when BU scored its only goal, and 10 in the third to protect the Wildcats' lead.



BOSTON — Each player on the Wildcats’ top line tallied a goal and an assist to lead the eighth-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team past the Boston University Terriers (4-1) in the Hockey East opener. Friday’s 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. Junior defenseman Jamie Fritsch (Odenton, Md.) scored his first of the season--the eventual game-winner--at 13:44 of the third period. Thomas Fortney (Webster Grove, Mo.) delivered the puck from the left point to the right where Fritsch took a slap shot, finding the back of the net.




 Full Notes (PDF)|Live Audio|Live Stats (BU)|Live Video (BU)
The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team, ranked No. 8 in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll and USCHO.com poll, opens the 2007-08 season with at Hockey East foe Boston University on Friday night at 7 p.m. at the Agganis Arena. Fans can listen to the action for Friday’s game on the UNH Sports Network (Flagship - WTSN AM 1270) or online at  www.unhwildcats.com.




ATLANTA – Former UNH men's hockey standout Darren Haydar (Milton, Ontario), who was recalled from Chicago (AHL) on Thursday, scored his first-career NHL goal at 2:21 of the first period in Saturday night’s 6-5 loss to New Jersey. Haydar added one assist to give him a two-point night in his second game with the Thrashers this season.


DURHAM, N.H.James vanRiemsdyk (Middletown, N.J.) tallied two goals, but it was too little as the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team fell, 4-3, to the University of New Brunswick on Friday night in an exhibition tune-up at the Whittemore Center.
     New Brunswick struck first at 4:42 in the first period when Rob Hennigar rushed in and fired a shot on net that UNH goaltender Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) swept away to his right. Hunter Tremblay, who was trailing the play, scooped up the rebound and put the puck past Regan on his right side to give the Varsity Reds a 1-0 lead.



DURHAM, N.H. – Due to conflicts with the Major League Baseball playoffs, the UNH Sports Network has announced the following schedule changes for the Friday, Oct. 12 broadcast of the men’s hockey exhibition game versus New Brunswick:

     • WTSN (AM 1270) and WTPL (107.7 FM) will not be carrying the game
   • WNTK will carry the game on AM 1010 and AM 1490 in the New London/Lebanon/Upper Valley area (WNTK will not be carrying the game on 99.7 FM)


Game Notes|Live Stats|Live Video|Live Audio
DURHAM, N.H.
— The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team, ranked No. 5 in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll and No. 6 in the preseason USCHO.com poll, opens the 2007-08 season with an exhibition game against the University of New Brunswick on Friday night at 7 p.m. at the Whittemore Center. Fans can listen to the action for Friday’s game on the UNH Sports Network (WNTK AM 1010 & AM 1490 ) or online at  www.unhwildcats.com. In addtion, the game will be streamed live over the internet through the new unhwildcats.tv. Live up-to-the minute stats will also be available online at www.unhwildcats.com.


DURHAM, N.H. – Tickets are available for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey exhibition game against the University of New Brunswick on Friday, October 9 at the Whittemore Center. Game time is 7 p.m. Ticket prices are $21 dollars for reserved seating and $19 dollars for general admission. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10th. Tickets may be purchased in person at the Whittemore Center Box Office. Tickets may also be purchased by calling 1-866-WILDCAT or on the internet at www.unhwildcats.com.



DURHAM, N.H — The Wildcats enter the 07-08 season seeking a return to their seventh straight NCAA Tournament and a return to the Frozen Four. The ‘Cats return 17 letterwinners from a team that posted 24 wins, marking the 11th-straight 20-win season. UNH men’s hockey team opens its 81st season of play with an exhibition game on Friday Oct. 12 against New Brunswick at the Whittemore Center (7 p.m.). The 2007 Hockey East Coach of the Year Dick Umile has guided the Wildcats to 13 appearances in the NCAA Tournament including 10 over the past 11 seasons. Umile sits just one win shy of 400 for his storied tenure in Durham.


DURHAM, N.H. – Another former UNH men's hockey player has joined the NHL ranks, Daniel Winnik (Mississauga, Ontario) scored the game-winning goal in the Phoenix Coyotes' 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues in the season opener. Winnik scored his first NHL goal at 7:30 in the third period. In 119 career games as a Wildcat, Winnik posted 37 goals and 58 assists for 95 points in his UNH career.



DURHAM, N.H. – Coach Umile invites you to join the UNH Men’s Hockey for the 3rd Annual Friends and Family Night at the Whittemore Center Arena, Friday, October 12th, 2007. The Wildcats will kick-off the 2007-2008 season by hosting New Brunswick at 7:00pm.

Fans are encouraged to take advantage of the special ticket offer for this game--buy one full price general admission ticket at $19.00 and receive a second ticket at half price! All orders must be received by Friday, October 5th, so time is running out!




COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team earned 346 points to rank sixth in the inaugural USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men’s College Hockey Poll of the 2007-08 season, which was released Monday. The Wildcats, who finished last season ranked ninth nationally, received one first-place vote.

UNH, which advanced to the NCAA regionals in each of the last six seasons, placed second among Hockey East schools behind Boston College (3rd- 416 points). University of North Dakota topped the preseason poll garnering 467 points and 14 first-place votes. UNH will play the top-ranked Fighting Sioux on Dec. 28 and 29 in Grand Folks, N.D.


BOSTON – The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was picked to finish tied for first in the Hockey East preseason Coaches’ Poll, which was announced on Tuesday afternoon at the league’s annual media day at Banners Restaurant at the TD Banknorth Garden.


DURHAM, N.H. – Dan Parkhurst, a 1993 alum of UNH, has been hired as the executive producer of the UNH Sports Radio Network and the play-by-play broadcaster for men’s hockey. (He replaces Dick Osborne.)
    “We are thrilled to have Dan join us on the Radio Network,” said Dot Sheehan, Sr. Associate Athletic Director for External Relations and the General Manager of the Radio Network. “He has tremendous hockey experience and is a true professional on the air.  He’s been a big part of the UNH family for a long time and we look forward to this increased role for Dan.”



    DURHAM, N.H. – The last few Varsity Club seats for Men’s Hockey are available and on sale now.
    According to Dot Sheehan, the Senior Associate Athletic Director for External Relations, “there are a very limited number of seats available at this time due to some last minute cancellations. Because of the Club’s popularity, those who are interested should act immediately as we anticipate selling out quickly.”
    Membership in the Varsity Club is $1375 per seat and all seating is located in Section 120. Members have the opportunity to select their seats in person prior to the season if they desire to. Amenities include complimentary pre-game food, cash bar, access to away tickets, meet and greet with coaches and players, jersey/stick raffles and a private team practice and tour of the locker room.
       
    For more information call Dot Sheehan at (603) 862-4677 or click here.





DURHAM, N.H. — A limited number of University of New Hampshire men’s hockey general admission season tickets are NOW available for purchase, at $402.00 each, for the 2007-08 season.  Once these tickets are purchased, ticket holders will receive a renewal application each year.  If interested please contact Vicky Kelly at 603-862-1851 or Robin Drown at 603-862-3838.  Please act NOW as they are expected to sell VERY quickly. 




    DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH athletic department has announced two major schedule changes to the 2007-2008 men’s hockey schedule.
    The Jan. 4 game against Merrimack College originally scheduled to be played at the Whittemore Center will now be played at Thom Lawler Arena in North Andover, Mass. due to a scheduling error; game time remains at 7 p.m. Also, the Dec. 15 game against the University of Maine has been moved to Sunday, Dec. 16 (4 p.m.) at the Whittemore Center.
Wildcat season ticket holders will receive a full refund for the Merrimack game sometime in the month of November to their credit card on file.





DURHAM, N.H.  – The University of New Hampshire athletic department has announced a partnership with Pack Network to provide online video streaming of UNH’s seven ticketed sports for the upcoming 2007-2008 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. Fans can also purchase home events on a per game basis of $6.95.



    DURHAM, N.H. — The Friends of UNH hockey have announced the third annual reunion hockey game on Sunday, August 5th at the Whittemore Center in Durham.
    The reunion game will begin at 2 p.m.; admission to the event is free and open to the public. The games will be followed by a reception for the players and their families at the Elliott Alumni Center adjacent to the Whittemore Center.
    The game will feature former Wildcats from all eras of UNH hockey. The last two years have been highlighted by current and former Boston Bruins players, including Andy Brickley, Bruce Crowder and Peter Douris; current Bruin Mark Mowers, as well as Hall of Fame defenseman and Norris Trophy winner Rod Langway.




DURHAM, N.H. -
UNH Athletics has announced that Varsity Club seats for Men’s Hockey are available and on sale now.

According to Dot Sheehan, the Senior Associate Athletic Director for External Relations, “Each year a very limited number of seats become available for sale. As in the past 5 years, this offering is extremely popular, and members of the Varsity Club continue to be very happy with the amenities and yearly added value items. We expect the Varsity Club to sell out once again so interested fans should respond immediately.”




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