DIGIROLAMO FETED AS HOCKEY EAST DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

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.

DiGirolamo stopped 27 of 30 shots against Michigan Saturday night, while all three of Michigan's goals came on the power play. The junior netminder is first in Hockey East in saves with 98 and minutes played at 184:50.

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.
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