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LeBlanc (5-11, 195) skated with Hamilton Red Wings on the Ontario Provincial Junior Hockey League (OPJHL) for the last two seasons. LeBlanc tallied 10 goals and 12 assists for 22 points in 20 games in 2005-2006 and 14-22-36 in 49 games in 2004-2005. He earned OPJHL Rookie of the Year honors with the Red Wings in 04-05 and was invited to the CJAHL All-Star game in 2006.


~Flaishans earns Top Scholar-Athlete honor~

In addition to Flaishans, freshman forward Thomas Fortney (Webster Groves, Mo.), freshman goaltender Kirk Manke (Clifton Park, N.Y.), sophomore goaltender Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) and freshman forward Alan Thompson (Gilford, N.H.) all earned at least a 3.0 GPA in each of the two academic periods in which they actively competed. Flaishans and Regan are two-time Hockey East All-Academic selections.


DURHAM, N.H. - Head coach Dick Umile of the University of New Hampshire men's hockey program announced the season schedule on Friday afternoon for the upcoming 2006-2007 season.


"Although the class of 2010 is small in numbers, I am confident that it will provide the needed depth for our program to continue to compete nationally," Umile said. "Each player brings unique strengths to our team and I am looking forward to watching their development."


He was one of 10 student-athletes named to the Second Team in the University Division for District 1, which includes New England and New York.


Flaishans is a Presidential Scholar enrolled in the Whittemore School of Business working towards a degree in Business Administration with dual options in Finance and International business and economics.


The game will feature former Wildcats from all eras of UNH hockey. Last year, former Boston Bruins Andy Brickley, Bruce Crowder and Peter Douris participated, as well as Detroit Red Wing Mark Mowers and Hall of Fame defenseman Rod Langway.


~Ciocco named captain for 2006-2007 season~

It was the fourth time in Wildcat hockey history that co-MVP's were given at the team awards banquet.


The team was comprised of nine players from Hockey East and three players from the ECACHL.


Yandle was one of four defenseman named to the team and he was one of nine Hockey East players to earn All-America distinction this year.


Winnik will report immediately to the San Antonio Rampage of the American Hockey League. He was a ninth round pick of the Coyotes in the 2004 NHL draft, selected with the 265th overall pick. "Daniel developed into one of the top power forwards in the league. We all wish him continued success with his professional hockey career," said head coach Dick Umile.


Yandle was a Second-Team Hockey East All-Star in his final season at UNH. He ranked fourth on the team in scoring with 30 points (6g, 24a) skating in all 40 games for the Wildcats. His 24 assists were third best on the 'Cats roster and his 166 shots ranked first on the team. He ranked 16th in the nation among Div. I blueliners with 0.75 points per game. Yandle was also one of 15 finalists for the Walter Brown Award, given annually to the top American-born college hockey player in New England.


ALBANY, N.Y. - The No. 11 ranked University of New Hampshire men's hockey team fell to No. 3 ranked Michigan State University, 1-0, in the first round of the NCAA East Regionals at Pepsi Arena on Saturday afternoon.


If UNH advances, they will also air the regional final live on Sunday, March 26 at 2 p.m.


The Wildcats head into the tournament with a 20-12-6 overall record, after finishing the season in fourth place in the Hockey East standings with a 14-7-6 mark in league play. This marks UNH's fifth consecutive appearance in the NCAA's, they are one of five teams that have appeared in the last five NCAA tournaments. UNH is led statistically by junior forward Jacob Micflikier, who has registered 42 points (16g, 26a) in his junior season, while junior forwards Daniel Winnik (15g, 26a) and Brett Hemingway (19g, 22a) rank second on the team in scoring with 41 points apiece.


BOSTON - Top-seeded Boston University used an offensive explosion including a hat trick by senior captain David Van Der Gulik (Abbotsford, B.C.) to defeat fourth-seeded New Hampshire 9-2 in the semifinals of the Hockey East Tournament at the TD Banknorth Garden. The Terriers improve to 24-9-4 on the season and advance to their first Hockey East championship game since 2003. With the loss the Wildcats fall to 20-12-8 on the year.


Winnik, who was named the all-conference team for the first time in his career, ranks tied for first on the team in scoring with 40 points and he ranks second on the team with 15 goals and 25 assists. He ranks fourth among conference skaters in scoring and he ranks tied for fourth with 28 points in 27 league contests. UNH's top centerman has posted a point in 25 of 37 games and he has registered 13 multi-point efforts on the season. He has tallied a point in seven of his last 10 games with 10 points (4g, 6a) during that stretch.


The Wildcats head into Friday's game on the No. 4 seed with a record of 20-11-7 and a 14-7-6 mark in conference play. UNH swept Providence College in the Hockey East quarterfinals and have advanced to the semifinals for the fifth straight season. UNH is 7-1-3 in its last 11 games and with the win on Friday night vs. the Friars, UNH has posted its 10th straight 20-win season.


Winnik scores game-winning goal in double overtime

DURHAM, N.H. - Daniel Winnik (Mississauga, Ontario) scored the game-winning goal at 14:18 of double overtime to propel the 12th-ranked University of New Hampshire men's hockey team to Friday night's 2-1 victory in Game 2 of the best-of-three Hockey East quarterfinal series against Providence College at the Whittemore Center. UNH, a 4-0 winner on Thursday, swept the series to advance to the Hockey East semifinals for the fifth consecutive year.


Train tickets are limited in quantity and will cost 30 dollars per person with stops in Durham (3:10 p.m.), Dover (3:02 p.m.) and Exeter (3:23 p.m). The train service will be available for Friday night's game only. The train will arrive in Boston at approximately 4:30 p.m and will depart North Station at 11 p.m.


Micflikier sparks Wildcats with goal, two assists

DURHAM, N.H. - Jacob Micflikier (Winnipeg, Manitoba) recorded a goal and two assists to spark the offense and Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) backboned the defense with 27 saves to lead the 12th-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team to Thursday night’s 4-0 victory against Providence College and give the Wildcats a 1-0 advantage in the Hockey East best-of-three quarterfinal matchup.


Micflikier has posted 12-24-36 in 33 games in his junior season. He ranks third on the team in scoring. Has posted 28 of his 36 points in 24 conference games. He ranks tied for fourth in the conference in scoring with 28 points (9g, 19a) and overall he ranks seventh in Hockey East in scoring. Micflikier was named Hockey East Player of the Week on Nov. 14 for a four-point week against Boston U. and Maine and on Dec. 5 for a seven-point (2g, 5a) effort at Vermont and St. Lawrence. Tallied a season-high four points on Dec. 3 at St. Lawrence. Posted the game-winning goal vs. Maine on Nov. 12 at the Whittemore Center and was named the MVP of the "Battle for the RiverStone Cup" vs. Dartmouth on Jan. 14 with his game-winning goal with 15 seconds remaining. Has posted a point in 24 of 33 games for the Wildcats with 10 multi-point efforts to his credit. Micflikier became UNH's 63rd player is school history to post 100 career points on Feb. 4 at Maine.


Ticket prices are $21 dollars for reserved seating and $19 dollars for general admission.


DURHAM, N.H. - Josh Ciocco (Atco, N.J.) scored the eventual game-winning goal on a wraparound with 6:52 left in the third period, and Jeff Pietrasiak (Shrewsbury, Mass.) made 34 saves on Senior Night to give the New Hampshire Wildcats a 5-2 victory over the Boston College Eagles Saturday night in Hockey East action at the Whittemore Center.


CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Sophomore goaltender Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) registered 40 saves to help the No. 12 ranked University of New Hampshire men's hockey team to a 3-3 tie against No. 9 ranked Boston College on Thursday night at Conte Forum in Hockey East action.


What is your favorite Olympic sport other than Hockey?
It would have to be downhill skiing. I like to watch that because of the speed.


Smith nets two goals for Wildcats

DURHAM, N.H. - Trevor Smith (North Vancouver, B.C.) scored two goals and Jerry Pollastrone (Revere, Mass.) recorded two assists to lead the 14th-ranked University of New Hampshire men's hockey team to Saturday night's 4-1 Hockey East victory against 17th-ranked Providence College at the Whittemore Center.


Regan started both games last week and went 1-0-1 against No. 17 ranked Providence College with 49 saves on 52 shots by the Friars. He notched 28 saves in the 2-2 on Friday night at PC and he managed 21 saves in the 4-1 win at the Whittemore Center on Saturday. Regan posted a 1.44 GAA and a .942 save percentage last week.


Ticket prices are $24 dollars for reserved seating and $22 dollars for general admission.


PROVIDENCE, R.I. -Sophomore forward Mike Radja (Yorkville, Ill.) registered two points (1g, 1a) to lead the No. 14 ranked UNH men's hockey team to a 2-2 tie against No. 17 ranked Providence College on Friday night at Schneider Arena in front of 3,030 in Hockey East action.


Ticket prices are $21 dollars for reserved seating and $19 dollars for general admission.


DURHAM, N.H. - In a battle for second place in the Hockey East standings, David Van der Gulik recorded a goal and an assist to propel the fifth-ranked Boston University men's hockey team to a 3-0 lead and the Terriers held on to defeat the University of New Hampshire, 3-2, Saturday night at the Whittemore Center.


BOSTON - Freshman blueliner Jamie Fritsch (Odenton, Md.) scored a career- high three points, including the game-winning goal with 11:59 remaining to lead the UNH men's hockey team to a 7-4 victory against No. 5 Boston University, halting their 11 game winning streak on Friday night at a sold-out Agganis Arena.


The panel decided to move the band to the student section (approximately section 124) to get the band more integrated with the student fan base. The goal is also to create a greater level of volume coming from the student section and the band's involvement in cheers will aid this.


Ticket prices are $24 dollars for reserved seating and $22 dollars for general admission.


NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. - Freshman blueliner Jamie Fritsch (Odenton, Md.) scored the team's only goal to help the No. 15 University of New Hampshire men's hockey team to a 1-1 tie against the Merrimack College Warriors on Saturday night in Hockey East action at Thom Lawler Arena.


BOSTON — Senior captain Brian Yandle (Milton, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team was named one of fifteen finalists for the Walter Brown Award on Monday afternoon, which was announced by the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston. The Walter Brown Award is presented annually to the best American-born college hockey player in New England.


Regan records second shutout of season, career

DURHAM, N.H. - Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) recorded his second shutout of the season - and career — with 27 saves to lead the 15th-ranked University of New Hampshire men's hockey team to Friday night's 4-0 Hockey East victory against Merrimack College at the Whittemore Center.


Game time at the Whittemore Center is 7 p.m.


ORONO, Maine - The University of Maine men's ice hockey team scored two goals each in the second and third period to defeat New Hampshire 4-1 in front of a sell-out crowd at Alfond Arena on Friday night. The Black Bears were led by Josh Soares with two goals and Mike Hamilton added a goal and assist. Ben Bishop had 21 saves in the win. Maine is now 18-9-0 on the season and 11-7-0 in Hockey East play, while New Hampshire is 13-10-4 on the season and 9-6-3 in Hockey East play. Maine has moved into fourth place in the conference standings.


ORONO, Maine - Junior forwards Brett Hemingway (Surrey, B.C.) and Jacob Micflikier (Winnipeg, Manitoba) tallied two goals apiece to lead the No. 15 ranked University of New Hampshire men's hockey team to a 7-4 victory against No. 8 ranked University of Maine in front of a soldout crowd of 5,641 at Alfond Arena in Hockey East action on Saturday night in Orono.


PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The No. 10 ranked University of New Hampshire men's hockey team was defeated by No. 12 ranked Providence College, 3-1 in Hockey East action on Friday night at Schneider Arena.


DURHAM, N.H. - Matt Anderson recorded two goals, including the game-winning power-play goal with 3.6 seconds remaining in overtime, and an assist to lead the University of Massachusetts men's ice hockey team to Saturday night's 4-3 victory against ninth-ranked University of New Hampshire at the Whittemore Center.


AMHERST, Mass. -Junior forward Brett Hemingway (Surrey, B.C.) scored the game-winning goal with 5:08 remaining in the game on a 5 on 3 power play to lead the No. 9 ranked University of New Hampshire men's hockey team to a 3-1 Hockey East victory against the University of Massachusetts on Friday night in front of 3,220 fans at the Mullins Center.


DURHAM, N.H. - Tickets are available for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey game against the University of Massachusetts Minutemen on Saturday, January 21. Game time is 7 p.m. at the Whittemore Center.


Micflikier scores game-winning goal with 15 seconds left in regulation

MANCHESTER, N.H. - Jacob Micflikier (Winnipeg, Manitoba) scored the game-winning goal with 15 seconds remaining to cap off a frenzied final minute as the No. 11 ranked University of New Hampshire men's hockey team defeated Dartmouth College, 5-4, in the fifth annual "Battle for the RiverStone Cup" on Saturday night at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester.


NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Senior captain Brian Yandle (Milton, Mass.) scored two goals and senior goalie Jeff Pietrasiak (Shrewsbury, Mass.) posted a career-high 45 saves to lead the No. 11 ranked University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team to a 4-1 win against ECACHL foe Yale University on Wednesday night at Ingalls Rink.


WAKEFIELD, Mass. — Sophomore goaltender Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team was named Pure Hockey Defensive Player of the Week by the Hockey East Association on Monday afternoon.


Murray pulls ‘Cats even with third-period tally

DURHAM, N.H. - Chris Murray (Dover, Mass.) evened the score at 10:19 of the third period and it proved to be the game-tying goal as the University of New Hampshire and fourth-ranked University of Vermont men's hockey teams skated to a 2-2 tie Saturday night at the Whittemore Center.


Regan records 27 saves in victory

DURHAM, N.H. - Andrew Leach (Albany, N.Y.) broke a 1-1 tie at 1:36 of the third period and goaltender Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) recorded 27 saves to lead the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team to Friday night's 2-1 Hockey East victory against fourth-ranked University of Vermont at the Whittemore Center.


DURHAM, N.H. - Jeff Van Nynatten recorded 49 saves and Vince Rocco registered two goals and an assist to propel the Niagara University ice hockey team to Friday night's 6-2 non-conference victory against 13th-ranked University of New Hampshire at the Whittemore Center.


UNH vs. Dartmouth (Battle for the RiverStone Cup V)
Saturday, Jan. 14th, 2005 7:00 PM
Verizon Wireless Arena
Manchester, NH

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DURHAM, N.H. - Tickets are available for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey game against Niagara University on Friday, Dec. 30 and the home series against the University of Vermont on Jan. 6 and 7. All three games begin at 7 p.m. at the Whittemore Center.


Winnik, Hemingway spark ‘Cats with goal, assist each

DURHAM, N.H. - Brett Hemingway (Surrey, B.C.) and Daniel Winnik (Mississauga, Ontario) both recorded a goal and an assist to lead the ninth-ranked University of New Hampshire men's hockey team to Saturday night's 4-1 Hockey East victory against University of Massachusetts-Lowell at the Whittemore Center.


DURHAM, N.H. - John Daigneau recorded 32 saves to lead the Harvard University men's hockey team to Thursday night's 1-0 upset victory against ninth-ranked University of New Hampshire at the Whittemore Center.


DURHAM, N.H. — Junior forward Jacob Micflikier (Winnipeg, Manitoba) of the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team was named CCM/Reebok Player of the Week by the Hockey East Association on Monday afternoon for the second time this season.


DURHAM, N.H. - Tickets are available for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey games against Harvard University on Thursday, Dec. 8 and Saturday, Dec. 10 vs. UMass-Lowell. Both games begin at 7 p.m. at the Whittemore Center.


CANTON, N.Y. - New Hampshire senior goaltender Jeff Pietrasiak made 38 saves and the Wildcats got a late goal from freshman defenseman Joe Charlebois to pick up a 4-3 win at St. Lawrence on Saturday night at Appleton Arena.


BURLINGTON, Vt. - Fifth-ranked Vermont and No. 10 New Hampshire skated to a 3-3 tie in front of a sellout crowd of 4,003 at Gutterson Fieldhouse on Friday night.


NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. - Freshman Rob Ricci (Brampton, Ont.) scored his second goal of the season 2:23 into the game and junior goalie Jim Healy (Holyrood, N.F.) made 31 saves as Merrimack College snapped its 20-game Hockey East losing streak with a 1-0 win over No. 10 New Hampshire Tuesday night at J. Thom Lawler Arena.


WAKEFIELD, Mass. — Junior forward Daniel Winnik (Winnipeg, Manitoba) of the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team was named Player of the Month for November by the Hockey East Association on Wednesday afternoon.


Hemingway leads Wildcat offense with two goals, assist

DURHAM, N.H. - Brett Hemingway (Surrey, B.C.) recorded two goals and an assist to propel the ninth-ranked University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team to Sunday afternoon’s 3-3 Hockey East tie against Northeastern University at the Whittemore Center.


DURHAM, N.H. - Tickets are available for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey game against the Northeastern University Huskies on Sunday, Nov. 27 at the Whittemore Center. Game time is 1 p.m.


Collins scores game-winning goal with 1:12 to play

DURHAM, N.H. - Greg Collins (Fairport, N.Y.) scored with 1:12 remaining to break a 2-2 tie and lift the seventh-ranked University of New Hampshire men's hockey team to Friday night's 3-2 Hockey East victory against the University of Massachusetts Lowell at the Whittemore Center.


LOWELL, Mass. - Sophomore forward Mike Radja (Yorkville, Ill.) posted two goals as the No. 7 ranked University of New Hampshire men's hockey team was defeated by UMass-Lowell, 6-3 in Hockey East play on Saturday night at Tsongas Arena.


DURHAM, N.H. - Tickets are available for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey game against the UMass-Lowell River Hawks on Friday, Nov. 18 at the Whittemore Center. Game time is 7 p.m.


DURHAM, N.H. — Junior forward Jacob Micflikier (Winnipeg, Manitoba) of the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team was named CCM/Reebok Player of the Week by the Hockey East Association on Monday afternoon.


DURHAM, N.H. - Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) was stellar in net with a 31-save effort to lead the 12th-ranked University of New Hampshire men's hockey team to Saturday night's 4-2 Hockey East victory against fourth-ranked University of Maine at the Whittemore Center.


BOSTON - Freshman forward Jerry Pollastrone (Revere, Mass.) scored the game-winning goal with 5:54 remaining in the game to lead the No. 12 ranked University of New Hampshire men's hockey team to a 3-2 Hockey East victory No. 14 ranked Boston University in front of 6,224 fans at Agganis Arena.


DURHAM, N.H. — The No. 12 ranked University of New Hampshire men's hockey team will face the No. 4 ranked University of Maine Black Bears for a single game on Saturday, Nov. 12 for the eighth annual "White Out the Whit" at the Whittemore Center (7 p.m.)


DURHAM, N.H. - University of New Hampshire goaltender Kevin Regan (South Boston, Mass.) picked up his first career shutout, and sophomore defenseman Craig Switzer (Peachland, B.C.) earned a goal and an assist as the 12th-ranked Wildcats defeated the Northeastern Huskies, 3-0, Saturday night in Hockey East action at the Whittemore Center.


BOSTON - Freshman forward Thomas Fortney (Webster Groves, Mo.) scored his first two collegiate goals, including the game-winner with 14:46 in the final period to guide the No. 12 ranked University of New Hampshire men's hockey team on Friday night in Hockey East action against Northeastern University, 6-4 in front of 3,628 fans at Matthews Arena.


DURHAM, N.H. - Tickets are available for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey game against Northeastern University for Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Whittemore Center. Game time is 7 p.m.


AMHERST, Mass. - The No. 13 ranked University of New Hampshire men's hockey team defeated the University of Massachusetts, 4-1 on Friday night in the Hockey East opener for both teams at the Mullins Center in Amherst, Mass.


Hemingway’s two goals ignites Wildcat comeback

DURHAM, N.H. - Brett Hemingway (Surrey, B.C.) scored a pair of second-period goals and Trevor Smith (North Vancouver, B.C.) netted a third-period power-play goal as the 12th ranked University of New Hampshire hockey team overcame a three-goal deficit to skate to Saturday night's 3-3 draw against the sixth-ranked University of North Dakota at the Whittemore Center.


DURHAM, N.H. - Jonathan Toews broke a 2-2 tie at 8:57 of the third period and it proved to be the game-winning goal as sixth-ranked University of North Dakota defeated 12th-ranked University of New Hampshire, 3-2, in non-conference hockey action Friday night at the Whittemore Center.


Tickets will go on sale on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 10 a.m.


OMAHA, Neb.- The No. 8 ranked University of New Hampshire men's hockey team lost to host Nebraska-Omaha, 5-3 in the Championship game of the Maverick Stampede on Saturday night at the Qwest Center.


OMAHA, Neb. - Junior forward Daniel Winnik (Mississauga, Ontario) tallied the game-winning goal and added an assist to guide the No. 8 ranked University of New Hampshire men's hockey team to a 4-2 win in the season opener against CCHA foe Ferris State in the opening round of the Maverick Stampede on Friday night at the Qwest Center.


DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire athletic department has announced the remainder of the men's hockey TV broadcast schedule, in addition to the 10-game NHPTV schedule released earlier in the fall.


Winnik leads ‘Cats with two goals, assist

DURHAM, N.H. - Daniel Winnik (Mississauga, Ontario) recorded two goals and an assist — all in the third period — to lead the ninth-ranked University of New Hampshire hockey team to Saturday night's 6-1 victory against the University of New Brunswick in an exhibition game at the Whittemore Center.


MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team is currently ranked ninth in the USCHO/CSTV Division I preseason poll which was released on Monday afternoon.


DURHAM, N.H. - Tickets are available for the University of New Hampshire men's hockey exhibition game against New Brunswick on Saturday, Oct 8 at the Whittemore Center. Game time is 7 p.m.


Get ready for the UNH men's hockey at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester on November 1 at 8:00 p.m. vs. Boston College and on Saturday, January 14 at 7:00 p.m. vs. Dartmouth.


The University of New Hampshire athletic department has announced a new schedule for individual men's hockey game ticket sales.


DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire athletic department and New Hampshire Public Television have announced the 10-game men's ice hockey television schedule for the upcoming 2005-2006 season.


OTTAWA — Incoming freshman defenseman Joe Charlebois (Potsdam, N.Y.) of the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in round six with the 188th overall pick in the first day of the 2005 NHL Draft in Ottawa.


DURHAM, N.H. - The Friends of UNH Hockey has announced the organizing of a reunion hockey game to be played Sunday, August 7 at the Whittemore Center in Durham.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - University of New Hampshire associate head coach David Lassonde (Durham, N.H.) has been named an assistant coach by USA Hockey for the upcoming Under-18 Junior World Cup for the United States Under-18 Select Team.


The University of New Hampshire athletic department has announced that a limited number of Varsity Club seats are available for sale.


ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Patrick Foley (Milton, Mass.) has been named assistant coach for USA Hockey's National Team Development Program it was announced today by Scott Monaghan, director of operations for the NTDP. Foley, who takes the place of Darrin Madeley, will work primarily with the U.S. Under-18 Team.




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