January 22, 2014

Men's Hockey Set for White Out The Whitt against Maine (Fri. - 7:30 p.m. - WBIN/FCS) (Sat. - 7 p.m.)

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DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team will resume Hockey East play as it hosts the University of Maine in a home-and-home series. Friday's 'Whiteout the Whitt' game is set for 7:30 p.m. while Saturday's game at Maine is scheduled for 7 p.m.

SCOUTING MAINE: The Black Bears come into the weekend with an overall mark of 11-8-3 and a Hockey East record of 5-3-2. Most recently, the Black Bears played to a 1-1 draw at UMass Lowell and fell to Boston College, 7-2, in consecutive days. At UML, Maine was down by a score of 1-1 late in the third period, however, after pulling netminder Martin Ouellette for the extra attacker, Ryan Lomberg netted the eventual game-tying goal. At BC, the Black Bears were tied with the Eagles after the first period, but three goals in the second period and three in the third put the game out of reach.

Sophomore Devin Shore leads the squad in goals (11), assists (16) and points (27). He has three power play goals and three shorthanded goals. Classmate Ben Hutton splits his 18 points with nine points and nine assists. He leads the team in power play goals with five. Junior Connor Leen has three goals and 15 assists for 18 points as well while Mark Anthoine has six goals and nine assists for 15 points.

Senior goaltender Martin Ouellette has record of 10-8-3 with three shutouts. He comes in with a goals against average of 2.04 and a save percentage of .933. Classmate Dan Sullivan has a record of 1-0-0 with a goals against average of 2.55 and a save percentage of .886. He has started one of the two games played.  

Scoring Leaders vs. the Black Bears:
Player    GP    G-A-P    
Kevin Goumas        9        4-6-10
Trevor van Riemsdyk    6        0-7-7
Dalton Speelman    8        4-1-5
Eric Knodel        6        3-2-5
Grayson Downing    5        2-2-4
Jeff Silengo        6        2-1-3
Nick Sorkin        8        1-2-3
Jay Camper        3        1-1-2
Maxim Gaudreault    3        1-1-2
Casey Thrush        6        0-1-1
Justin Agosta        6        0-1-1
Dan Correale        3        0-0-0
Brett Pesce        3        0-0-0
Collin MacDonald    2        0-0-0
Matt Willows        2        0-0-0

Goaltending Stats
Player    GP/Min    GA    GAA    W-L-T    SV    SV%
DeSmith    5/304:39    14    2.76    1-3-1    150    .915


DeSmith Game-by-Game vs. the Black Bears
Date        Min    Res.    Svs.    GA    Shots
1-7-12        61:29    L    28    5    33
3-3-12        58:17    L    28    1    29
11-4-12        60:00    W    42    0    42
3-8-13        56:53    L    20    4    24
3-9-13        65:00    T    32    4    36
Totals        304:39    1-3-1    150    14    164

To This Point: A comparison through 26 games between this season and the last three seasons.
    10-11    11-12    12-13    13-14
Record     17-5-4    10-14-2    16-7-3    13-12-1
HE Record    15-2-2    7-11-1    11-6-2    5-5-0
Goals scored    96    80    87    82
Goals scored/PG    3.69    3.08    3.35    3.15
Goals Allowed    64    81    60    65
Goals Allowed/PG    2.46    3.12    2.31    2.50
Shots    894    853    915    903
Shots Allowed    812    768    781    713
Power Play    20.9%    19.4%    17.5%    20.4%
    (24-115)    (19-98)    (17-97)    (23-113)
Penalty Kill    80.0%    81.4%    90.7%    80.3%
    (72-90)    (70-86)    (78-86)    (61-76)
Top 3 Scorers    Thompson    Moses    Goumas    Goumas
    23-19-42    19-11-30    10-22-32    10-18-28
    Sislo    Sorkin    Downing    Sorkin
    10-26-36    6-23-29    11-10-21    13-14-27
    DeSimone    Goumas    TVR    TVR
    5-26-31    6-17-23    6-14-20    4-19-23

van Riemsdyk on the Ballot: Junior blueliner Trevor van Riemsdyk is on the ballot for the Hobey Baker Memorial Award Fan Voting. By logging onto www.hobeybaker.com, fans can vote once every 24 hours. The Hobey Baker Memorial Award is college hockey's most prestigious award earned by the nation's most outstanding player.

Seven over 100: The Wildcats currently have seven players who have played at least 100 career games. Dalton Speelman leads the category with 146 while Kevin Goumas has played in 131. Nick Sorkin has seen the ice in 127 games while Jeff Silengo has played in 111. Trevor van Riemsdyk has played 102 games and senior blueliners Eric Knodel and Justin Agosta have played 101.
Whiteout the Whitt: For each home game against the University of Maine, UNH promotes "Whiteout the Whitt", an event in which fans are encouraged to wear white.

Home and Home in 2013-14: The Wildcats are 4-4-0 in home-and-home series' this season. At home and on the road, the Wildcats are 2-2-0. When comparing first and second games, the 'Cats are also 2-2-0 in both sutiations.

Retaining the Cup: With a 4-2 victory over intrastate rival Dartmouth College on Saturday, Jan 11, the Wildcats were able to retain the RiverStone Cup. Senior Dalton Speelman was named the Battle for the RiverStone Cup XIII Most Valuable Player.

Wins vs. Losses: In the 13 wins for the Wildcats this season, they have tallied 57 goals and 102 assists and are averaging 4.38 goals per game. The team has allowed just 18 goals in the 13 games, making 348 saves on 366 shots faced (.951 save percentage). On special teams, the team has only relinquished five power play goals to opponents.

In the 12 losses, UNH has scored 23 goals and 41 assists, averaging 1.92 goals per game. They've allowed 46 goals and made saves on 284 shots of 326 faced (.871 save percentage). They've also allowed nine power play goals in those games.

Moving Up the Ranks: Senior Kevin Goumas moved into 49th on the all-time points list with his two goals against Dartmouth. He is just five points behind Ralph Robinson and Tim Hanley who are 47th with 127 points.

That's a Special Team: In each of New Hampshire's last six power play goals, the combination of Kevin Goumas, Nick Sorkin, Matt Willows, Eric Knodel and Trevor van Riemsdyk have been on the ice. Willows has three power play goals while Knodel has two and Sorkin has one.

Cracking the Top-10: Junior netminder Casey DeSmith is currently sixth on the all-time games played list for goaltenders with 82. He also moved into the eighth spot this season in career saves with 2,165.

James van Riemsdyk Headed to Russia: Former UNH hockey standout James van Riemsdyk was selected to the 2014 U.S. Olympic Men's Hockey Team to compete at the Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. He is just one of six Wildcats in program history to receive the honor of representing the United States at the Olympics, joining the company of Rube Bjorkman (1948-52), Bob Miller (1976), Steve Leach (1988), Adrien Plavsic (1992) and Jeff Lazaro (1994) .

Division I Men's Hockey Pairwise (Jan. 22)
Rk.    Team    PR    W-L-T    Win %    Rk    RPI     Rk.    
1    Minnesota    58    17-2-3    .8286    1    .6120*    1
2    Boston College    57    17-4-3    .7845    2    .5997*    2
3    Quinnipiac    56    18-4-5    .7598    3    .5763*    3
4t    Union    54    15-4-3    .7478    4    .5743*    4
4t    Ferris State    54    17-5-3    .7561    5    .5707    5
6t    Providence    52    14-5-5    .6907    8    .5658*    6
6t    Northeastern    52    14-7-3    .6488    14    .5624*    7
8    St. Cloud State    51    12-4-4    .6852    6    .5615    8
9    UMass-Lowell    50    15-6-2    .6783    7    .5565*    9
10    Wisconsin    49    13-6-1    .6588    9    .5521    10
11    Notre Dame    48    14-8-1    .6038    15    .5511*    11
12t    Clarkson    46    15-7-2    .6667    10t    .5487    12
12t    Cornell    46    9-4-4    .6607    12t    .5472    13
14    Yale    45    9-4-4    .6506    12t    .5430*    14
15t    Michigan    43    10-6-2    .6163    17    .5413    15
15t    Vermont    43    12-8-3    .5752    19t    .5384    16
17    Minnesota State    42    14-10-0    .6111    21t    .5379    17
18    Maine    41    11-8-3    .5737    26    .5372    18
19t    North Dakota    40    12-7-3    .5981    16    .5372    19
19t    Colgate    40    11-9-3    .5410    29    .5353    20
21    Western Mich.    38    12-8-4    .5805    21t    .5305    22
22    New Hampshire    37    13-12-1    .5115    30    .5321    21
23t    Denver    35    12-7-5    .5932    18    .5304    23
23t    Bowling Green    35    12-9-5    .5691    28    .5281    24
25    Minn.-Duluth    34    9-9-2    .5000    31t    .5250    25
26    Brown    33    7-7-3    .5309    31t    .5210    26
27    Alaska-Anch.    32    12-9-3    .5596    27    .5192    27
28t    Ohio State    30    11-8-1    .5393    24    .5079    28
28t    Air Force    30    14-6-4    .6783    10t    .5075    29
30t    Miami    29    9-10-3    .4762    34    .5056    30
30t    Neb.-Omaha    29    9-11-2    .4464    36t    .5012    31
32    Lake Superior    27    11-12-1    .4790    33    .4990    32
33t    Northern Mich.    26    9-11-2    .4712    36t    .4975    33
33t    Rensselaer    26    8-10-4    .4571    36t    .4957    34
35t    St. Lawrence    24    8-12-2    .4211    41t    .4951    35
35t    Alaska    24    9-11-4    .4661    35    .4939    37
37    Mercyhurst    23    13-9-4    .5906    23    .4946    36
38    Bemidji State    21    7-12-7    .3926    43    .4870    39
39t    Bentley    19    12-8-3    .6161    19t    .4910    38
39t    Michigan State    19    8-10-3    .4219    39    .4853    40
41    Michigan Tech    18    7-13-6    .4008    44    .4805    41
42    Merrimack    17    6-12-3    .3557    47    .4781    43
43t    Massachusetts    16    6-15-3    .3261    49    .4785    42
43t    Harvard    16    5-10-3    .3478    46    .4758    44
45    Connecticut    15    10-7-4    .5521    25    .4721    45
46    Boston Univ.    13    7-13-2    .3300    45    .4708    46
47    Canisius    12    8-12-2    .4272    41t    .4479    47
48    Dartmouth    11    3-13-3    .2347    54t    .4478    48
49    RIT    10    8-11-3    .4381    40    .4474    49
50    Princeton    9    4-15-0    .2021    56    .4353    50
51    Colo. College    8    2-16-4    .1635    57    .4319    51
52    Penn State    7    4-14-1    .2211    54t    .4278    52
53    Holy Cross    6    6-15-2    .3193    50    .4261    53
54    Robert Morris    5    6-13-3    .3458    48    .4230    54
55    AIC    4    6-15-1    .3271    51t    .4167    55
56    Niagara    3    5-14-3    .3010    51t    .4159    56
57    Sacred Heart    2    6-18-0    .2735    53    .3990    57
58    Ala.-Huntsville    1    1-24-1    .0615    59    .3954    58
59    Army    0    3-18-0    .1509    58    .3679    59

Wildcats Among National Leaders (Thru 1/21): Below is a list of where UNH players and the team rank nationally.
Individual         Rank         Stats    
Points Per Game:
Kevin Goumas           31st    1.12 ppg
Nick Sorkin    48th    1.04 ppg
Goals Per Game:
Nick Sorkin    T-37th    0.50 gpg
Matt Willows    T-53rd    0.46 gpg
Assists Per Game:
Trevor van Riemsdyk             T-25th    0.73 apg
Kevin Goumas    31st    0.72 apg
Power Play Goals:
Nick Sorkin    T-18th    5 ppg
Matt Willows    T-18th    5 ppg
Eric Knodel    T-39th    4 ppg
Short-Handed Goals:
Grayson Downing    T-25th    1shg
Jeff Silengo    T-25th    1shg
Game-Winning Goals:
Matt Willows    T-17th    3 gwg
Tyler Kelleher    T-42nd    2 gwg
Nick Sorkin    T-42nd    2 gwg
Points Per Game (Defensemen):
Trevor van Riemsdyk    5th    0.88 ppg
Eric Knodel    T-24th    0.69 ppg
Justin Agosta    T-38th    0.62 ppg
Goals Against Average:
Casey DeSmith    22nd    2.23 gaa
Save Percentage:
Casey DeSmith    27th      .920
Winning Percentage:
Casey DeSmith     40th    .524
Shutouts:
Casey DeSmith    T-11th    2
Team
Scoring Offense         17th     3.15 g/gm
Scoring Defense         T-22nd       2.50 g/gm
Scoring Margin            T-16th      0.65
Penalty Minutes    57th    7.4
Power Play    20th    20.4%
Penalty Kill    38th    80.3%

Among the League Leaders (Thru 1/14): Where some of the Wildcats rank in Hockey East.
        Player    All Games    HE Games
Points:    Kevin Goumas     6th (28pts)        T-9th (9pts)
        Nick Sorkin    T-7th (27pts)        T-9th (9pts)
        T. van Riemsdyk    13th (23pts)        T-9th (9pts)
        Grayson Downing -        T-9th (9pts)
        Matt Willows    T-14th (22pts)        T-15th (8pts)
Goals:    Grayson Downing -        T-5th (6g)
        Nick Sorkin     6th (13g)        T-9th (5g)
        Matt Willows    T-7th (12g)        -
Assists:       T. van Riemsdyk    5th (19a)         -
        Kevin Goumas    T-6th (18a)        T-6th (7a)
        Tyler Kelleher    -        T-9th (6a)
PP Points:     T. van Riemsdyk    T-9th (10p)         T-4th (5p)
        Grayson Downing -        T-4th (5p)
PP Goals:    Nick Sorkin    T-3rd (5g)        T-7th (2g)
        Matt Willows    T-3rd (5g)        -
        Eric Knodel     T-10th (4g)
        T. van Riemsdyk     -        T-7th (2g)
        Grayson Downing -        T-7th (2g)
SH Goals:     Grayson Downing T-8th (1g)         T-3rd (1g)
        Jeff Silengo    T-8th (1g)        T-3rd (1g)
GW Goals:     Matt WIllows    T-5th (3g)        T-10th (1g)
        Tyler Kelleher     -        T-10th (1g)
        Nick Sorkin    -        T-10th (1g)
        Justin Agosta    -        T-10th (1g)
        Casey Thrush    -        T-10th (1g)
Def. Scoring:     T. van Riemsdyk     1st (23 pts)         2nd ( 9pts)
        Eric Knodel    T-2nd (18 pts)        T-6th (6pts)
        Justin Agosta    T-6th (14pts)        T-6th (6pts)
Fr. Scoring:     Tyler Kelleher    -        T-5th (7pts)
Plus-Minus:    Kevin Goumas    9th (+15)        T-10th (+6)
        Nick Sorkin    -        T-10th (+6)
Blocked Shots:     Eric Knodel    1st (68 blk)         2nd (31 blk)
        T. van Riemsdyk    4th (50 blk)        T-6th (24 blk)
Faceoff Percentage:
        Kevin Goumas    2nd (.585)
        Kyle Smith    4th (.579)        1st (.625)
Goals Against Average:
        Casey DeSmith     8th (2.23)         8th (2.31)
Save Percentage:
        Casey DeSmith    7th (.920)         11th (.909)
Winning Percentage:
        Casey DeSmith     10th (.524)         T-6th (.500)

Where UNH is Ranked in Hockey East (Thru 1/21):
    Overall                 HE games
Scoring Offense       3.15/6th    3.30/T-2nd
Scoring Defense            2.50/7th     2.40/8th
Power Play %         20.4/5th     22.2/3rd
Penalty Kill %        80.3/10th    81.5/7th
1st Period Scoring          22/T-4th     9/T-4th
2nd Period Scoring       30/3rd      12/2nd
3rd Period Scoring        29/4th         11/T-5th
Overtime Scoring           1/T-1st      1/T-1st

Scoring by Class: 2013-14 breakdown of scoring by class.
Class    G-A-P    G-A-P %.
Seniors:    42-70-112    51-48-49
Juniors:    29-39-68    35-27-30
Sophomores:    8-20-28    10-14-12
Freshmen:    3-16-19    4-11-8     

Where is UNH Ranked?: Here is a week-by-week look at the 'Cats in the national polls and the HE standings:
Date     USA TODAY    USCHO     HE
9/23            13    NP    3rd (pre)
9/30            NP    13    3rd (pre)
10/7            12    NP    3rd (pre)
10/14        13    13    2nd
10/21        13    14    2nd
10/28        RV    RV    2nd
11/4            RV    RV    9th
11/11        RV    RV    3rd
11/18        RV    20    3rd
11/25        RV    20    2nd
12/2            RV    18    2nd
12/9            RV    RV    3rd    
12/16        RV    RV    3rd
12/30        NP    RV    3rd
1/6/14        RV    20    3rd
1/13            RV    17    5th
1/20            -    RV    6th

THE NATIONAL POLLS:
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men's Hockey Poll (Jan. 20)
Rk.      Team, Points  (FPV)    Last Poll    Record  Weeks
1    University of Minnesota, 510 (34)    1    17-2-3    15
2    Boston College, 470        3    16-4-3    15
3    Union College, 413        6    15-4-3    9
4    Quinnipiac University, 378    5    18-4-5    15
5    St. Cloud State University, 372    4    12-4-4    15
6     Ferris State University, 367    2    17-5-3    9
7    Providence College, 317    7    14-5-5    15
8    UMass Lowell, 238        10    15-6-2    14
9    University of Wisconsin, 235    9    13-6-1    14
10    Yale University, 168        8    9-4-4    15
11    Northeastern University, 162    11    14-7-3    2
12    Cornell University, 131        12    9-4-4    9
13    Clarkson University, 120    14    15-7-2    10
14    University of Michigan, 86    13    10-6-2    15
15    University of Notre Dame, 67    15    14-8-1    15

Others receiving votes: University of Denver, 18; University of North Dakota, 10; Western Michigan University, 7; Minnesota State University, 4; University of Minnesota Duluth, 3; Colgate University, 2; Air Force Academy, 1; University of Vermont, 1.

USCHO.com Division I Men's Hockey Poll (Jan. 20)
Rk.    School    (FPV)    Record    Points    Lst Wk.
 1     Minnesota                     (50)       17- 2-3      1000         1
 2     Boston College                       16- 4-3       941         4
 3     Union                                    15- 4-3       876         6
 4     Quinnipiac                               18- 4-5       799         5
 5     St. Cloud State                          12- 4-4       767         3
 6     Ferris State                             17- 5-3       757         2
 7     Providence                               14- 5-5       731         7
 8     Massachusetts-Lowell                 15- 6-2       626        10
 9     Wisconsin                                13- 6-1       603         9
10     Yale                                      9- 4-4       514         8
11     Northeastern                             14- 7-3       461        11
12     Cornell                                   9- 4-4       439        12
13     Clarkson                                 15- 7-2       404        14
14     Michigan                                 10- 6-2       371        13
15     Notre Dame                               14- 8-1       367        15
16     Denver                                   12- 7-5       252        16
17     Vermont                                  12- 8-3       172        18
18     North Dakota                             12- 7-3       147        20
19     Western Michigan                     12- 8-4       103        NR
20     Maine                                    11- 8-3        47        19

Others receiving votes: Colgate 35, Minnesota State 29, Air
Force 20, New Hampshire 17, Bowling Green 7, Nebraska-Omaha
4, Ohio State 4, Bentley 3, Miami 2, Mercyhurst 1,
Minnesota-Duluth 1.

UNH Hockey on Television(Subject to change or additional):
DATE    GAME    Time/Result
Sat. Oct. 12    vs. Minnesota     L, 2-3
    FSN+
Fri. Oct. 18     vs. Michigan     T, 1-1 (OT)
    WBIN | FOX College Sports
Sat. Oct. 19     vs. Michigan     L, 2-3 (OT)    
    WBIN | FOX College Sports
Sat. Nov. 2     vs. Mass.-Lowell    L, 2-3 (OT)    
    WBIN | FOX College Sports
Fri. Nov. 8     vs. Massachusetts     W, 4-1            WBIN | FOX College Sports
Tue. Nov. 12     vs. Brown     W, 4-2            Live Well Network | FOX College Sports
Fri. Nov. 22     at Providence     W, 3-2 (OT)            Cox Sports on OCN
Tue. Nov. 26     vs. Harvard     L, 3-6            WBIN | FOX College Sports
Sat. Dec. 7     vs. Boston College     L, 1-2            WBIN | FOX College Sports
Fri. Jan. 3     vs. Neb.-Omaha    W, 6-3            WBIN | FOX College Sports
Fri. Jan 24    vs. Maine    7:30 PM
    WBIN | FOX College Sports
Sat. Jan 25    at Maine    7:00 PM
    FOX College Sports | WFVX Fox 22
Fri. Jan. 31     vs. Notre Dame     7:30 PM            WBIN | FOX College Sports
Sat. Feb. 1    vs. Notre Dame    4:00 PM
    NESN
Fri. Feb. 7     vs. Vermont     7:30 PM            WBIN | FOX College Sports
Fri. Feb. 14    vs. Boston University    7:00 PM
    NBC Sports Network

'CATS IN THE PROS: Here is a listing of former Wildcats playing professional hockey:
Mike Beck: Idaho Steelheads (ECHL)
Austin Block: HIFK (ET-Finland)
Bobby Butler: San Antonio Rampage (AHL)
Matt Campanale: Manchester Monarchs (AHL)
Joe Charlebois: HC Bolzano (Austria)
Greg Collins: HYS The Hague (Netherlands)
Phil DeSimone: Jokerit (ET-Finland)
Matt Dzieduszycki: Wolfsburg Grizzly Adams (DEL - Germany)
Matt Fornataro: Leksand (Allsvenskan - Sweden)
Brian Foster: Stockton Thunder (ECHL)
Jamie Fritsch: Milano Rossoblu (Italy)
Lanny Gare: Löwen Frankfurt (Germany3)
Connor Hardowa: KooKoo (Mestis)
Darren Haydar: EHC München (DEL-Germany)
John Henrion: Florida Everblades (ECHL)
Kevin Kapstad: Leksand (Allsvenskan - Sweden)
Blake Kessel: Iowa Wild (AHL)
Damon Kipp: Reading Royals (ECHL)
Jason Krog:  HV71 (ET - Finland)
Peter LeBlanc: Hershey Bears (AHL)
Nathan Martz: Storhamar (Norway)
Kevin McCarey: Elmira Jackals (ECHL)
Jacob Micflikier: Dinamo Minsk (KHL)
Steve Moses: Jokerit (ET-Finland)
Jerry Pollastrone: Dundee Stars (EIHL)
Nick Poole: Milton Keynes Lightning (EPIHL)
Josh Prudden: Tilburg Trappers (Netherlands)
Mike Radja: Nippon Paper Cranes (Asia League)
Kevin Regan: Fife Flyers (EIHL)
Steve Saviano: Djurgården (Allsvenskan)
Garrett Stafford: Färjestad (SHL)
Craig Switzer: HC Innsbruck (Austria)
Paul Thompson: Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins (AHL)
Mike Sislo: New Jersey Devils (NHL)
Trevor Smith: Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL)
James van Riemsdyk: Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL)
Daniel Winnik: Anaheim Ducks (NHL)

All in the Family:  Sophomore defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk is the younger brother of former Wildcat and current Toronto Maple Leaf forward James van Riemsdyk. Associate Head Coach Jim Tortorella is the brother of Vancouver head coach John Tortorella.

'Cats Selected in the NHL Draft: Two current UNH players have been selected in the National Hockey League draft. Eric Knodel (Toronto) and Brett Pesce (Carolina) have been drafted. Jay Camper is the younger brother of Bruins' prospect and former Miami University star Carter Camper.

UNH on the Radio:  In 2013-14, UNH athletics is proud to annouce the largest network ever to broadcast UNH sporting events. The Wildcat Sports Radio Network is made up of 10 stations with blanketing coverage across the state. Dan Parkhurst will be handling the play-by-play for the seventh straight season, while Pete Webster will once again be doing the color commentating. Webster has been announcing Wildcat hockey since the 1993-94 season.
Location        Call Letters    Station #
Concord-Meredith    WZEI-FM    101.5
Dover-Portsmouth-Rochester    WPKX-AM    930
Dover-Portsmouth-Rochester    WQSO-FM    96.7
Keene        WEEY-FM    93.5
Lebanon-Claremont-Hanover    WTSL-AM    1400
Lebanon-Claremont-Hanover    WTSL-FM    94.3
Lebanon-Claremont-Hanover    WTSL-FM    94.5
Manchester        WGIR-AM    610
Wolfeboro        WASR-AM    1420
Worldwide        UNHWildcats.com    Live Stream

Listen on the Internet: UNHWildcats.com via Stretch Internet Broadcast will carry all of the UNH men's ice hockey action again this season. If you can not attend Wildcat hockey, 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 broadcast site by going to the men's hockey schedule page at www.unhwildcats.com.

Granite State Connection: The Wildcat hockey team features three players from New Hampshire with Collin Bourque (Goffstown) Ryan Randall (Durham) and Casey DeSmith (Rochester) all hailing from the Granite State.

'Cats Picked Third in Preseason Coaches' Poll: The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team was voted third, along with Notre Dame, in the Hockey East Association Preseason Coaches' Poll, which was announced Tuesday during the league's annual media day at Legends Restaurant in the TD Garden.The Wildcats, who racked up 84 points, have been picked third in two out of the last three preseason polls and finished in the top three in Hockey East five of the last seven seasons, including three regular-season titles.

2013-2014 Hockey East Preseason Coaches Poll:
Rk.         Team (FPV)                 Pts
1.            UMass-Lowell (7)                104
               Boston College (4)               104
3.            New Hampshire               84
               Notre Dame                   84                       
5.            Providence                    79
6.            Boston University                67
7.            Merrimack                    54           
8.            Maine                    45                       
9.            Vermont                 34           
10.         Massachusetts                 32
11.         Northeastern        28        

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