DURHAM N.H. - Junior forward Darren Haydar (Milton, Ont.) of the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team was honored as Hockey East Player of the Month for October on Wednesday.
Haydar, the 1998-99 Hockey East Rookie of the Year and the Wildcats leading scorer this season, notched 11 points in UNH's first six games, leading his team to a 5-0-1 record. With five goals and six assists Haydar is sixth in Hockey East scoring, one point behind Boston College's Krys Kolanos.
Against UMass-Lowell Oct. 28 Haydar scored the game-winner, a third period power-play goal, leading the Wildcats to a 4-3 victory in their Hockey East opener.
Haydar was the 2000 Ice Breaker Cup MVP after leading UNH to the title. Haydar netted two goals and three assists in two games at Michigan.