2014-15 Men's Hockey News

June 27, 2015
Men’s Hockey Incoming Freshman Vela Selected by San Jose in NHL Draft
SUNRISE, Fla. – Incoming freshman Marcus Vela (Burnaby, British Columbia) was selected in the seventh round as the 190th overall pick by the San Jose Sharks in the 2015 National Hockey League (NHL) Draft on Saturday. The event was held at the BB&T Center.

June 2, 2015
Lightfoot and Quast Named to 2015 America East Helping Hands Team
BRETTON WOODS, N.H. -- Madison Lightfoot (Clarkston, Mich.) of the volleyball team and Harry Quast (Mullica Hill, N.J.) of the men's ice hockey team were the University of New Hampshire representatives named to the 2015 America East Helping Hands Team on Tuesday night at the conference’s annual awards dinner.

May 20, 2015
Athletic Department Announces Plans to Install Videoboard, LED Displays at Whittemore Center
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH department of athletics announced Wednesday plans to install a four-sided, center-hung videoboard, a high-resolution end zone board and LED display band at the Whittemore Center Arena in time for the 2015-16 season.

April 25, 2015
Downing Named MVP; MacDonald Tabbed 112th Captain at Men’s Hockey Team Banquet
DURHAM, N.H. – Senior forward Grayson Downing (Abbottsford, British Columbia) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was presented with the Roger A. LeClerc Award as the team’s Most Valuable Player for the 2014-15 season at the annual team awards banquet. The banquet was held Saturday evening at the Huddleston Hall Ballroom on the campus of UNH.

April 14, 2015
Ribbon Cutting Held for Watkins Center for Student-Athlete Excellence
DURHAM, N.H. – UNH held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday to formally open the Watkins Center for Student-Athlete Excellence at the UNH Field House. The opening of the $1.9 million dollar academic center included a reception attended by the dignitaries and partners that made the privately funded project possible, along with the student-athletes who will benefit from the facility.

April 14, 2015
Men’s Hockey Alum Moses Among First 15 Named to 2015 U.S. Men’s National Team
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Former University of New Hampshire men’s hockey player Steve Moses (’12) was one of 15 skaters to be named to the 2015 U.S. Men’s National Team that will compete at the 2015 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Men’s World Championship in May. USA Hockey made the announcement Tuesday.

April 9, 2015
Former Men's Hockey Standout Moses Signs With NHL's Nashville Predators
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Former UNH men’s hockey standout Steve Moses (’12) signed a one-year contract with the Nashville Predators of the NHL for the 2015-16 season.

April 2, 2015
Men’s Hockey’s Tirone Named Hockey East Goaltender of the Month
WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Freshman netminder Danny Tirone (Trumbull, Conn.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named the Stop It Goalie of the Month for March by the Hockey East Association.

March 27, 2015
Men’s Hockey's Pesce signs with NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes
RALEIGH, N.C. – University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey standout Brett Pesce (Tarrytown, N.Y.) signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL). The announcement was made by Hurricanes’ executive vice president and general manager, Ron Francis, Friday afternoon.

March 25, 2015
Men's Hockey Standout Grayson Downing Signs Contract With Minnesota Wild
SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Former UNH men’s ice hockey standout Grayson Downing (Abbotsford, British Columbia) has signed a two-year entry-level contract with the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League.

March 20, 2015
Men’s Hockey Falls in HE Semifinal to No. 3 BU, 4-1
BOSTON – The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team fell to No. 3 Boston University in the semifinal round of the Hockey East Tournament Friday night by a score of 4-1. The game was held at the TD Garden in Boston.

March 19, 2015
Kelleher, Willows Tabbed Hockey East Honorable Mention All-Stars
BOSTON – Sophomore forward Tyler Kelleher (Longmeadow, Mass.) and senior captain Matt Willows (Congers, N.Y.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team were named Hockey East Honorable Mention All-Stars. The league made the announcement at its annual awards banquet held at the Royal Sonesta Hotel.

March 18, 2015
Men's Hockey Returns to TD Garden for Hockey East Semifinal Round vs. Boston U. (Fri., 8 p.m. | NESN / NBCSN)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The eighth-seeded University of New Hampshire men's hockey team will travel to the TD Garden in Boston for the Hockey East Semifinal round against No. 1 overall seed Boston University. Puck drop is set for 8 p.m. on Friday, March 20. The game will air live on NESN and on NBC Sports, however NBCSN is subject to blackout in the New England area.

March 16, 2015
Men’s Hockey’s Tirone Named HE Co-Defensive Player of the Week
WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Freshman goaltender Danny Tirone (Trumbull, Conn.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named the Hockey East Co-Defensive Player of the Week.

March 15, 2015
Camper Lifts Men’s Hockey Past No. 10 Providence in OT, 2-1; Team Advances to HE Semifinals
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Senior forward Jay Camper (Rock River, Ohio) scored at 7:17 of overtime to lift the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team to a 2-1 victory over No. 10 Providence College in the decisive game of the Hockey East Quarterfinals. The team advances to the league semifinals on Friday, March 20 at the TD Garden.

March 14, 2015
No. 10 Providence Edges Men's Hockey, 2-1, to Even Best-of-3 Hockey East Quarterfinal Series
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Grayson Downing (Abbottsford, British Columbia) scored his team-leading 20th goal and Danny Tirone (Trumbull, Conn.) made 30 saves, but 10th-ranked Providence College edged the University of New Hampshire, 2-1, Saturday night at Schneider Arena to even their best-of-3 Hockey East Association quarterfinal series at one game apiece.

March 13, 2015
Downing Lifts Men’s Hockey to 2-1 OT Victory at No. 10 Providence
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Senior forward Grayson Downing (Abbottsford, British Columbia) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team scored in overtime to lift the Wildcats to a 2-1 victory over No. 10 Providence College Friday night at Schneider Arena. The Wildcats now hold a 1-0 advantage over the Friars in the best-of-three Hockey East quarterfinal series.

March 11, 2015
Men's Hockey and No. 10 Providence Battle in Game Three of HE Quarterfinals
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team will battle Providence College on Sunday in game three of the Hockey East quarterfinals. The winner of the series advances to the conference semifinals at the TD Garden on March 20.

March 11, 2015
Men's Hockey has advanced to Hockey East Semifinals! Purchase Your Tickets Now!
The UNH men's hockey team will travel to the TD Garden Boston for a Hockey East Semifinal matchup with Friday night March 20. Get your tickets in the designated UNH sections now!

March 9, 2015
Clancy, Tirone: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Kate Clancy (Barrington, R.I.) of the women’s lacrosse team and Danny Tirone (Trumbull, Conn.) of the men’s hockey team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight. This information and more can be found in the Wildcat Weekly Roundup.

March 9, 2015
Men’s Hockey’s Downing Named Warrior Hockey Co-Player of the Week
WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Senior forward Grayson Downing (Abbottsford, British Columbia) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named the Warrior Co-Player of the Week by the Hockey East Association.

March 8, 2015
Men's Hockey Travels to Providence College for Hockey East Quarterfinals (March 13-15)
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team will face Providence College in the quarterfinal round of the Hockey East Tournament. The best-of-three series will start on Friday, March 13.

March 7, 2015
Men's Hockey Sweeps Connecticut with 2-0 win to Advance to Hockey East Quarterfinals
DURHAM, N.H.- Third period goals by Kyle Smith (Lumberton, N.J.) and Grayson Downing (Abbottsford, British Columbia) lifted the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team to a 2-0 win over the University of Connecticut Saturday night at the Whittemore Center Arena. The win completed a two-game sweep in the opening round of the Hockey East playoffs.

March 6, 2015
Men's Hockey Skates Past UConn 5-2 in Game One of Hockey East Opening Round
DURHAM, N.H. – Grayson Downing (Abbottsford, British Columbia) recorded two goals and an assist to lead the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team to Friday night’s 5-2 victory against the University of Connecticut at the Whittemore Center. UNH leads the Hockey East best-of-three first round series 1-0.

March 4, 2015
Men's Hockey Takes on Connecticut in Game Two of Hockey East Opening Round Saturday Night (7 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team defeated the University of Connecticut in game one of the Hockey East Opening Round Friday night by a score of 5-2. With a win on Saturday (7 p.m.), the Wildcats would take the best-of-three game series and advance to the quarterfinals. To watch the game online, visit www.HockeyEastOnline.tv.

March 2, 2015
Teschner, Poturalski: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Randa Teschner (Petawawa, Ontario) of the women’s ski team and Andrew Poturalski (Williamsville, N.Y.) of the men’s hockey team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

February 28, 2015
Men's Hockey Blanks Merrimack, 3-0
DURHAM, N.H. – Andrew Poturalski (Williamsville, N.Y.) scored a pair of goals and Brett Pesce (Tarrytown, N.Y.) tallied three assists to spark the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team’s 3-0 victory over Merrimack College in Saturday night’s Battle For the RiverStone Cup XIV at the Whittemore Center.

February 27, 2015
Eleven Different Players Tally Points in Men's Hockey's 4-1 Triumph Over Merrimack
DURHAM, N.H. – Eleven different UNH men’s hockey players recorded points and Danny Tirone (Trumbull, Conn.) made 16 stops as the Wildcats extend their season-high winning streak to four games by virtue of Friday night’s 4-1 victory over Merrimack College at the Whittemore Center.

February 25, 2015
Men's Hockey Faces Merrimack in Final Weekend of Regular Season (Fri., 7:30 p.m. | WBIN/FCS) (Sat., 5 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team faces Merrimack College in the final weekend of the regular season with a pair of home games. The first game is set for Friday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. and will air live on WBIN-TV and FOX College Sports Atlantic. Saturday's puck drop is set for 5 p.m. in the Battle for the RiverStone Cup XIV. There will be a pregame ceremony honoring the five Wildcat seniors.

February 21, 2015
Willows, Downing Record Three Points Apiece To Propel Men's Hockey Past UConn, 5-1
DURHAM, N.H. -- Matt Willows and Grayson Downing recorded three points apiece to lead the UNH men’s hockey team to Saturday night’s 5-1 Hockey East victory against UConn.

February 20, 2015
Men’s Hockey Skates Past Connecticut, 4-1
HARTFORD, Conn. – Junior forward Dan Correale (Prince George, British Columbia) and sophomore forward Tyler Kelleher (Longmeadow, Mass.) each recorded three points as the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team defeated the University of Connecticut Friday night at the XL Center.

February 18, 2015
Men's Hockey Spars with Connecticut in Home-and-Home Series (Fri., 7:05 p.m.) (Sat., 7 p.m. | NESN)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team will spar against Hockey East newcomer University of Connecticut in a home-and-home series, beginning Friday, Feb. 20 at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn., and concluding Saturday, Feb. 21 at the Whittemore Center. Saturday's game will air live on NESN.

February 14, 2015
Camper, Foegele Power Men's Hockey Past No. 2 Boston U, 4-3
DURHAM, N.H. – Jay Camper (Rocky River, Ohio) and Warren Foegele (Unionville, Ontario) each recorded a goal and an assist, and the UNH men’s hockey team withstood a three-goal, third-period comeback bid from second-ranked Boston University to post a 4-3 Hockey East Association victory Saturday night at the Whittemore Center Arena.

February 13, 2015
Men’s Hockey Falls at No. 2 Boston University, 6-3
BOSTON – The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team fell by a score of 6-3 at No. 2 Boston University at Agganis Arena Friday night.

February 12, 2015
Saturday’s Men’s Hockey Game Time Changed to 4 p.m.
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey game time scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. against Boston University at the Whittemore Center has been moved to 4 p.m. Friday’s game at Boston University is still set for 7 p.m.

February 11, 2015
Men's Hockey Battles with No. 2/3 BU for 'Blue Out the Whitt' (Sat., 4 p.m. | WBIN/FCS)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team will take on No. 2/3 Boston University in a home-and-home weekend series, beginning Friday, Feb. 13 at Agganis Arena (7 p.m.) and concluding with a 7 p.m. tilt at the Whittemore Center. Friday's game will air live on NESN and Saturday's will air live on WBIN/FOX College Sports Atlantic.

February 11, 2015
Men's Ice Hockey Reads to Children at Woodman Park School
DOVER, N.H. -- Three student-athletes on the University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team volunteered their time Feb. 11 to read to a kindergarten class at Woodman Park Elementary School in Dover, N.H.

February 9, 2015
Men’s Hockey’s Poturalski Named Pro Ambitions Rookie of the Week
WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Freshman forward Andrew Poturalski (Williamsville, N.Y.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named the Pro Ambitions Rookie of the Week announced by Hockey East Monday.

February 9, 2015
UNH Coach’s Show for Feb. 9 Canceled; Show Returns Feb. 16
DURHAM, N.H. – Monday night's UNH Coach's Show with men's head hockey coach Dick Umile has been canceled due to inclement weather. The show will resume Monday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. at Buffalo Wild Wings at the Fox Run Mall in Newington, N.H. on the Wildcat Sports Radio Network.

February 7, 2015
Men’s Hockey Rallies Past No. 17 Vermont, 6-3
BURLINGTON, Vt. – Senior forward Casey Thrush (Easton, Md.) scored the game-winning goal with 7:51 left in the third period as the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team upended No. 17 University of Vermont 6-3 Saturday night at Gutterson Fieldhouse. The Wildcats scored four goals in the third period to come back from a 3-2 deficit.

February 6, 2015
Men’s Hockey Falls at No. 17 Vermont 5-2
BURLINGTON, Vt. – Sophomore forward Tyler Kelleher (Longmeadow, Mass.) scored two goals but the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team fell at the University of Vermont 5-2 Friday night at Gutterson Fieldhouse.

February 4, 2015
Men's Hockey Hits the Road for Two Games at No. 17 Vermont (Fri./Sat., 7:05 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team is back on the road this weekend as it takes on the University of Vermont in Burlington for a pair of games. Friday and Saturday's games are set for 7:05 p.m. Links to live stats and video are available on www.UNHWildcats.com.

February 2, 2015
Men's Hockey's Foegele Named Hockey East Rookie of the Week
WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Freshman Warren Foegele (Unionville, Ontario) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named the Hockey East Rookie of the Week announced by the league Monday.

January 31, 2015
Men’s Hockey Defeated at Notre Dame 5-3
SOUTH BEND, Ill. – The University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team fell by a score of 5-3 on the road at the University of Notre Dame Saturday night at Compton Family Ice Arena.

January 30, 2015
Downing Records 100th Career Point, Men’s Hockey Downs Notre Dame 5-2
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Senior forward Grayson Downing (Abbottsford, British Columbia) registered his 100th career point with two assists as the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team skated to a 5-2 win at the University of Notre Dame at Compton Family Ice Arena.

January 28, 2015
Men's Hockey Travels to Notre Dame for Weekend Series (Fri., 7:35 p.m. | Sat., 6:35 p.m., NBC Sports)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team is set to travel to the University of Notre Dame for a pair of games starting Friday, Jan. 30 at 7:35 p.m. and concluding with a game on Saturday at 6:35 p.m. Saturday's game is set to air live on the NBC Sports Network. Links to live stats and video are available on www.UNHWildcats.com.

January 26, 2015
Men's Hockey, Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield Honor 2015 Community Angel
DURHAM, N.H. — The UNH men’s hockey team and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in New Hampshire honored Oyster River Middle School teacher Susan Jackson as a 2015 Anthem Community Angel during this past Saturday evening’s game with Maine. The Anthem Community Angel program recognizes the state’s community heroes.

January 26, 2015
UNH Coach’s Show for Feb. 2 Canceled; Show Returns Feb. 9
DURHAM, N.H. – Monday night's UNH Coach's Show with men's head hockey coach Dick Umile has been canceled due to inclement weather. The show will resume Monday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. at Buffalo Wild Wings at the Fox Run Mall in Newington, N.H. on the Wildcat Sports Radio Network.

January 24, 2015
Men’s Hockey Falls to Maine, 4-0
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team recorded a 40-21 shot advantage but the University of Maine, fueled by three-goal third period, prevailed 4-0 Saturday night at the Whittemore Center.

January 23, 2015
Men’s Hockey Edged at Maine, 6-4
ORONO, Maine – The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team fell by a score of 6-4 Friday night against the University of Maine at Alfond Arena. Freshman defenseman Cameron Marks (North Vancouver, British Columbia) led the Wildcats with two points on a goal and an assist.

January 21, 2015
Men's Hockey Takes on Border Rival Maine in Home-and-Home Series (Fri., 7 p.m.) (Sat., 7 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team will clash with border rival University of Maine in a home-and-home series. The first game is set for 7 p.m. in Orono, Maine while the second game will take place Saturday at the Whittemore Center with a 7 p.m. puck drop. It will also air live on WBIN-TV and FOX College Sports Atlantic.

January 20, 2015
Pflieger, Downing: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Meghan Pflieger (Barneveld, N.Y.) of the gymnastics team and Grayson Downing (Abbottsford, British Columbia) of the men’s hockey team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

January 19, 2015
Men's Hockey's Tirone Named Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week
WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Freshman netminder Danny Tirone (Trumbull, Conn.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named the Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week announced Monday.

January 17, 2015
Men’s Hockey Surges past UMass 5-2
DURHAM, N.H. – Grayson Downing (Abbottsford, British Columbia) scored two goals and Cameron Marks (North Vancouver, British Columbia) recorded two assists to propel the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team to Saturday night’s 5-2 victory against the University of Massachusetts at the Whittemore Center.

January 16, 2015
Men’s Hockey Falls at UMass, 6-4
AMHERST, Mass. – The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team fell by a score of 6-4 at the University of Massachusetts Friday night at Mullins Center.

January 14, 2015
Men's Hockey Battles UMass in Home-and-Home Weekend Series (Fri., 7 p.m.) (Sat., 6:30 p.m. | NBCSN)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team is set for a home-and-home series against the University of Massachusetts, beginning Friday, Jan. 16 in Amherst at the Mullins Center (7 p.m.) and concluding Saturday, Jan. 17 at the Whittemore Center (6:30 p.m.). Saturday's game is set to air live on the NBC Sports Network.

January 13, 2015
Downing's Two Goals and Tirone's 30 Saves Lift Men's Hockey Past No. 14/15 Providence, 2-1
DURHAM, N.H. -- Grayson Downing (Abbottsford, British Columbia) scored two goals and Danny Tirone (Trumbull, Conn.) made 30 saves to lead the UNH men’s hockey team to Tuesday night’s 2-1 Hockey East victory against No. 14/15 Providence College at the Whittemore Center.

January 12, 2015
Men's Hockey Resumes Conference Play Tuesday against Providence (7 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team is set to resume Hockey East play as it welcomes Providence College for one game on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. Links to live stats and video are available on www.UNHWildcats.com.

January 9, 2015
Downing's Two Third-Period Goal Lifts Men's Hockey To 2-2 Tie Vs. Dartmouth
DURHAM, N.H. -- Grayson Downing (Abbottsford, British Columbia) scored two third-period goals to help the UNH men’s hockey team erase a two-goal deficit and skate to a 2-2 tie Friday night against Dartmouth at the Whittemore Center.

January 8, 2015
UNH Coach’s Show with Hockey’s Dick Umile Returns Jan. 12
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH Coach’s Show with men’s head hockey coach Dick Umile returns to the Wildcat Sports Radio Network for its 2015 season premier Monday night, Jan. 12, from 7-8 p.m. live from Buffalo Wild Wings at the Fox Run Mall in Newington, N.H.

January 7, 2015
Men's Hockey Hosts Dartmouth for Friday Game (7:30 p.m. | NBCSN)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team will host intrastate rival Dartmouth College on Friday, Jan. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Whittemore Center. The game is set air live on NBC Sports Network.

January 5, 2015
Gaston, Kelleher: Service Credit Union Spotlight & Wildcat Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Ariel Gaston (Toledo, Ohio) of the women’s basketball team and Tyler Kelleher (Longmeadow, Mass.) of the men’s ice hockey team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

January 1, 2015
Men’s Hockey’s Kelleher Named Warrior Player of the Week
WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Sophomore forward Tyler Kelleher (Longmeadow, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named the Warrior Player of the Week announced Thursday by the Hockey East Association.

December 31, 2014
Men’s Hockey Takes Down No. 12 Omaha, 6-2
OMAHA, Neb. – Sophomore forward Tyler Kelleher (Longmeadow, Mass.) recorded four points on a goal and three assists as the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team took down No. 12 University of Nebraska-Omaha, 6-2, at CenturyLink Center Wednesday.

December 30, 2014
Men’s Hockey Edged in OT at No. 12 Omaha, 2-1
OMAHA, Neb. – Senior forward Casey Thrush (Easton, Md.) scored a goal but the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team fell at No. 12 University of Nebraska-Omaha, 2-1, in overtime Tuesday night at the CenturyLink Center.

December 28, 2014
Men's Hockey Travels to No. 12 Omaha for Pair of Games (Tue., 8:07 p.m.) | (Wed., 5:07 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team is set for a two game series with No. 12 University of Nebraska-Omaha beginning Tuesday, Dec. 30 at 8:07 p.m. with the second game starting Wednesday, Dec. 31 at 5:07 p.m.

December 15, 2014
Men’s Hockey’s Downing Named Warrior Player of the Week
WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Senior forward Grayson Downing (Abbottsford, British Columbia) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named the Warrior Player of the Week announced by Hockey East on Monday.

December 13, 2014
Men's Hockey Roars past Maine, 7-4
PORTLAND, Maine – Senior forward Grayson Downing (Abbottsford, British Columbia) netted three goals in the third period as the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team defeated the University of Maine 7-4 at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland, Maine. Sophomore Matias Cleland (Longmont, Colo.) scored the game winner at 11:59 of the third.

December 12, 2014
Men’s Hockey Downed by Maine, 5-2
MANCHESTER, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team jumped out to a 2-0 lead, but five unanswered goals over the final 30-plus minutes lifted the University of Maine to a 5-2 win in non-conference action at Verizon Wireless Arena on Friday evening.

December 10, 2014
Men's Hockey Faces off with Maine for Pair of Neutral Games (Fri., 7 p.m | WBIN/FCS), (Sat. 7 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team is set to face off with boarder rival University of Maine for a pair of neutral site games. Friday's game is set for 7 p.m. at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, N.H. while Saturday's game will take place at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland, Maine. Both games will not count towards Hockey East records.

December 6, 2014
Men’s Hockey Falls at No. 17 Boston College, 4-2
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – Senior captain Matt Willows (Congers, N.Y.) scored a pair of goals for the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team in a 4-2 loss at Boston College Saturday night at Conte Forum.

December 5, 2014
Men's Hockey Skates to 2-2 tie with No. 17 Boston College
DURHAM, N.H. -- Tyler Kelleher (Longmeadow, Mass.) and Matt Willows (Congers, N.Y.) scored second-period goals to lead the University of New Hampshire to Friday night’s 2-2 overtime tie against No. 17 Boston College at the Whittemore Center.

December 4, 2014
Frede, Kretschmar Team up for One Night Only (Dec. 12) to Broadcast Men’s Hockey vs. Maine
DURHAM, N.H. – Award-winning broadcasters Eric Frede and Greg Kretschmar will team up for one night only to broadcast the Dec. 12 men’s hockey game between the University of New Hampshire and the University of Maine at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, N.H. The game will be televised on WBIN-TV and FOX College Sports. Puck drop is set for 7 p.m.

December 3, 2014
Men's Hockey Clashes with No. 17 Boston College in Home-and-Home Series (Fri., 8 p.m. | NBCSN) (Sat., 7 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team returns to Hockey East Conference play as it takes on No. 17 Boston College in a home-and-home series. Friday's game is set for 8 p.m. at the Whittemore Center and will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network while Saturday's contest is set for 7 p.m. on the road at Conte Forum.

November 25, 2014
Men’s Hockey Falls to Rensselaer, 2-1
DURHAM, N.H. – Warren Foegele (Unionville, Ontario) scored his first career goal, but the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team fell short, 2-1, against Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) on Tuesday night at the Whittemore Center.

November 24, 2014
Men's Hockey Hosts RPI Tuesday ( 7 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team is set to face Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for a single game series on Tuesday, Nov. 25 at 7 p.m. Links to live stats, video and audio are available on www.UNHWildcats.com.

November 22, 2014
Men’s Hockey’s Nov. 21 Game vs. Providence Rescheduled for Jan. 13
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men’s ice hockey game against Providence College originally scheduled for Friday, Nov. 21 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m.

November 22, 2014
Men’s Hockey Edged by No. 19 Providence, 1-0
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was edged at home against Providence College by a score of 1-0 Saturday night at the Whittemore Center.

November 21, 2014
Friday Night's Hockey Game Vs Providence PPD Due To Ice-Making System Malfunction
DURHAM, N.H. - Friday night's scheduled men's ice hockey game between UNH and No. 19 Providence College has been postponed due to a malfunction with the ice-making system at the Whittemore Center. A makeup date will be announced at a later time.

November 19, 2014
Game On Tonight: Men's Hockey Takes on No. 19 Providence (Nov. 22 - 5 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team will take on No. 19 Providence College in a Hockey East matchup Saturday, Nov. 22, at 5 p.m. in the Whittemore Center.

November 15, 2014
Men's Hockey Edged at Northeastern, 2-1
BOSTON – Junior forward Kyle Smith (Lumberton, N.J.) scored his first goal of the season, but the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team fell to Northeastern University, 2-1, on Saturday night at Matthews Arena.

November 14, 2014
Men’s hockey outlasts Northeastern, 5-3
DURHAM, N.H. – John Furgele (Glen Mills, Pa.) broke a 3-3 tie with 6:57 remaining in regulation to lift the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team to Friday night’s 5-3 Hockey East victory against Northeastern University at the Whittemore Center.

November 12, 2014
Men's Hockey Battles with Northeastern in Home-and-Home Series (Fri., 7:30 p.m., WBIN-TV | Sat. 7 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team is set for a home-and-home series with Hockey East foe Northeastern University. The first game will take place at the Whittemore Center and will air live on WBIN-TV on Friday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. Game two will take place at Northeastern at 7 p.m. on Saturday.

November 8, 2014
Men’s hockey rallies past Michigan State, 5-2
DURHAM, N.H. – Grayson Downing (Abbottsford, British Columbia), Tyler Kelleher (Longmeadow, Mass.) and Andrew Poturalski (Williamsville, N.Y.) all recorded a goal and an assist to propel the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team to Saturday night’s 5-2 non-conference victory against Michigan State University at the Whittemore Center.

November 7, 2014
Men’s Hockey Comeback Falls Short, edged by Michigan State, 4-3
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team rallied from an early two-goal deficit in the first period, but fell to Michigan State University, 4-3, Friday night at the Whittemore Center. Sophomore Tyler Kelleher (Longmeadow, Mass.) led the Wildcats with a pair of goals on the night. Grayson Downing (Abbottsford, British Columbia) also scored for UNH.

November 5, 2014
Men's Hockey Faces Off With Michigan State at Whitt | Sat., 7 p.m. - WBIN-TV/FOX College Sports)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team seeks to earn a series split with Michigan State on Saturday, Nov. 8 (7 p.m.) at the Whittemore Center. The game will be televised live on WBIN-TV and and FOX College Sports Atlantic.

November 1, 2014
Men’s Hockey Falls at No. 8 UMass Lowell
LOWELL, Mass. – The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team fell at No. 8 UMass Lowell Saturday night by a score of 8-2. Juniors Collin MacDonald (West Milford, N.J.) and Maxim Gaudreault (Annapolis, Md.) scored for the Wildcats in the game.

October 31, 2014
Men’s hockey edged by No. 8 UMass Lowell, 2-0
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team recorded a 33-16 shot advantage, but No. 8 UMass Lowell goaltender Kevin Boyle stopped every Wildcat shot to backbone the River Hawks to Friday night’s 2-0 win at the Whittemore Center.

October 30, 2014
Hockey Takes Tests vs. Lowell, No. 2 Football Aims For 7th Straight
The UNH men’s hockey team wants to send out a friendly reminder. The Wildcats want to let the college hockey world know they are still around, still a factor.

October 29, 2014
Men's Hockey Set for Home-and-Home Series with No. 8 UMass Lowell (Fri., 7:30 p.m. | Sat., 7 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team is set for a home-and-home weekend series with UMass Lowell with Friday's game at the Whittemore Center and Saturday's at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Mass. Friday's game will be aired live on WBIN-TV and FOX College Sports Atlantic.

October 28, 2014
Tickets for 2015 NCAA Northeast Regional On Sale
DURHAM, N.H. – Tickets for the 2015 Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Northeast Regional go on sale Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 10 a.m. The event will be held at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, N.H. on March 27-28. Game times are to be determined.

October 27, 2014
Borkan, Gaudreault: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Mimi Borkan (Medfield, Mass.) of the women’s soccer team and Maxim Gaudreault (Annapolis, Md.) of the men’s ice hockey team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

October 25, 2014
UNH Men’s Hockey Roars Past Colorado College, 6-2
DURHAM, N.H. – Junior forward Maxim Gaudreault (Annapolis, Md.) scored two goals to pace 12 Wildcats who recorded a point in the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team’s 6-2 non-conference victory against Colorado College at the Whittemore Center on Saturday night.

October 23, 2014
Men's Hockey Challenges Colorado College in Home Opener (Sat., 7 p.m. | WBIN/FCS)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team is set to host Colorado College for the home opener on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on WBIN-TV and FOX College Sports Atlantic and will be streamed live on www.UNHWildcats.tv.

October 20, 2014
Muses, Clark: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Demi Muses (Orangevale, Calif.) of the women’s volleyball team and Adam Clark (Sherwood Park, Alberta) of the men’s ice hockey team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

October 20, 2014
Men’s Hockey’s Poturalski Named Hockey East Rookie of the Week
WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Freshman Andrew Poturalski (Williamsville, N.Y.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named the Hockey East Rookie of the Week announced Monday.

October 18, 2014
Men’s Hockey Falls in Battle with No. 10 Michigan, 2-1
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team fell in a 2-1 battle to the University of Michigan Saturday night at Yost Arena. Senior Matt Willows (Congers, N.Y.) scored his second goal of the season for UNH.

October 17, 2014
Men’s Hockey Skates Past No. 10 Michigan, 5-1
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team defeated the No. 10 University of Michigan by a score of 5-1 Friday night at Yost Arena in Ann Arbor, Mich. Four skaters tallied multiple points in the game.

October 15, 2014
Hockey, Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield Seeking Nominations for Anthem Community Angels Program
DURHAM, N.H. - The UNH men’s hockey team and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in New Hampshire are once again seeking nominations for the annual Anthem Community Angels program, which recognizes the state’s “community heroes.”

October 15, 2014
Men's Hockey Travels to No. 10 Michigan for Pair of Games (Fri., 7:38 p.m. | Sat., 7:35 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team travels to the University of Michigan for a pair of games. The first game is Friday, Oct. 17 at 7:38 p.m. while game two is set for Saturday, Oct. 18 at 7:35 p.m.

October 14, 2014
Men's Hockey to have 16 Games Televised in 2014-15
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire athletic department announces the 2014-15 UNH men's hockey television schedule. The 16-game package includes games on WBIN-TV, FOX College Sports, NBC Sports Network, New England Sports Network (NESN) and Comcast Television.

October 11, 2014
No. 19 Men’s Hockey Falls in Season Opener at No. 5 Union, 3-1
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team fell in the season opener at defending national champion Union College 3-1 Saturday night at Messa Rink. Senior captain Matt Willows (Congers, N.Y.) scored the first goal of the season for UNH.

October 9, 2014
No. 19 Men's Hockey Opens Season No. 5/7 Union College (Sat., 7:30 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team opens the 2014-15 campaign with a single game at defending national champion No. 5/7 Union College on Saturday, Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. Links to live stats, video and audio are available on www.UNHWildcats.com.

October 8, 2014
Tickets for Men’s Hockey vs. Maine at Verizon Wireless Arena Available
DURHAM, N.H. – Tickets are now available for “A Night of Honoring our Veterans” when the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team plays the University of Maine on Friday, Dec. 12 at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, N.H.

October 4, 2014
Men’s Hockey Falls 2-0 to Saint Francis Xavier in Exhibition
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team fell by a score of 2-0 to Saint Francis Xavier University Saturday afternoon at the Whittemore Center. The exhibition contest was the first of the season for the Wildcats.

October 2, 2014
No. 19 Men's Hockey to Host Saint Francis Xavier for Exhibition Saturday (4 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The No. 19 University of New Hampshire men's hockey team hosts Saint Francis Xavier for an exhibition contest Saturday at 4 p.m. Links to live stats and video are available on www.UNHWildcats.com.

October 2, 2014
Men’s Hockey to Take Part in Big Ten/Hockey East Challenge
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team will take part in the second Big Ten/Hockey East Challenge this season when it faces the University of Michigan Oct. 17 and 18 on the road.

September 22, 2014
Men’s Hockey Picked Fifth in Hockey East Preseason Coaches’ Poll
BOSTON – The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was voted fifth in the Hockey East Preseason Coaches’ Poll, which was announced Monday during the league’s annual media day at the TD Garden.

August 29, 2014
Men’s Hockey Adds Alum Glenn Stewart to Staff
DURHAM, N.H. – Head coach Dick Umile of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey program announced Friday the hiring of alum Glenn Stewart (’94) as associate head coach, effective immediately.

August 20, 2014
Jim Tortorella to Move On from Men’s Hockey Program
DURHAM, N.H. – Head coach Dick Umile of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey program announced Wednesday that Jim Tortorella will move on from his role as associate head coach to pursue a career opportunity outside of hockey.

August 15, 2014
Hockey Alum Jeff Silengo Signs with Florida Everblades
DURHAM, N.H. – Former University of New Hampshire men’s hockey player Jeff Silengo (Madison, Conn.) has signed with the Florida Everblades of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL). The organization announced the transaction Friday.

June 27, 2014
Freshmen Eiserman, Foegele Selected in NHL Draft
PHILADELPHIA – Freshmen Warren Foegele (Unionville, Ontario) and Shane Eiserman (Newburyport, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team were selected in the third and fourth round respectively of the 2014 National Hockey League (NHL) Draft on Saturday. Foegele was selected by the Carolina Hurricanes with the 67th pick in the third round while Eiserman was the 100th overall pick in the fourth round by the Ottawa Senators.

June 17, 2014
Men's Hockey Season Tickets On Sale Now
The University of New Hampshire athletic department is excited to announce renewals of men's hockey season tickets for the 2014-15 season.

June 13, 2014
Men’s Hockey Unveils 2014-15 Schedule
DURHAM, N.H. – Head coach Dick Umile of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team announced Friday the schedule for the 2014-15 season. The Wildcats host St. Francis Xavier (Sat. - Oct. 4) in an exhibition contest before opening the season at Union College, the defending Division I national champions, on Friday, Oct. 11.

June 12, 2014
Men’s Hockey Announces Class of ‘18
DURHAM, N.H. – Head coach Dick Umile and the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey program are pleased to announce the addition of 10 student-athletes that make up the Class of 2018.

May 7, 2014
UNH Athletics Donates Over 1,000 Pairs of Shoes to Soles4Souls
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire athletic department again joined forces in the worldwide campaign Soles4Souls, contributing to the combative movement against poverty.

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