WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Junior goaltender Matt DiGirolamo (Ambler, Pa.) of the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team was named Hockey East Pure Hockey Defensive Player of the Week. The announcement was made Monday by the league office. DiGirolamo earns this award for the first time in his career and the first time a UNH player collected this honor since Brian Foster did so Jan. 25.
UNH returns to action Friday, Oct. 22 when it travels to Hockey East foe Northeastern for its Hockey East opener. Puck drops at 7:30 p.m. from Matthews Arena.