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Weekend in review: There wa snow Lowell game this week

February 11, 2013

Lowell’s game at BC got canceled on Friday night just because a couple feet of snow fell. Eagles running scared.

There were, however, three games played in Hockey East despite the eight cancelations league-wide on Friday. Saturday night, Vermont beat Maine 3-0 in Burlington, which sure doesn’t make us feel better about that 4-3 overtime loss eight days ago.

The next day, there were a pair of afternoon games, both of which had implications for the River Hawks. Providence played UNH to a 3-all draw in Durham behind another spectacular performance from Jon Gillies, and Merrimack beat Amherst 4-2 in North Andover, and are now just a point out of first place.

We are, as always, still waiting on Beanpot results tonight.

Our Weekly Awards
Player of the Week
Nick Saracino, Providence (freshman forward) — Two goals and an assist to play a role in all three goals at UNH is a pretty decent one-game weekend, in our opinion.
(Honorable mention: Mike Collins, Merrimack)

Rookie of the Week
Jon Gillies, Providence (freshman goaltender) — This kid is just something else. He made 41 saves in salvaging a tie his team had no business earning, a number of them of the highlight-reel variety.
(Honorable mention: Maxim Gaudreault, UNH)

Ham n Egger of the Weak
Host teams — What’s the matter, guys? Couldn’t handle a little snow? Get it together.
(Honorable mention: Maine)

Noteworthy Hockey East Weekly Awards
Because Lowell didn’t play, there were all awards given out this week were by definition not notable.

Weekend Results (Home team bolded)
Saturday
Vermont 3, Maine 0

Sunday
Merrimack 4, UMass Amherst 2
UNH 3
, Providence 3 (ot)

Monday
BU x, Harvard x
BC x, Northeastern x

Your Three Stars
For every game this season, home and , we want to know YOUR Three Stars. Please leave a comment below and we’ll be sure to tally everything up at the end of the year.

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How we voted
Here were our picks for the stars this week’s game(s).

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