Wakefield, MASS. – Sophomore forward Trevor Smith (North Vancouver, B.C.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey was named the CCM/RBK Hockey East Player of the Week for the first time in his Wildcat career on Monday afternoon, which was announced by the conference office.
Sophomore Trevor Smith
was named Hockey East Player of the Week on Monday

    Smith had a outstanding opening weekend for the Wildcats in the two-game series against Colorado College with five points last weekend (3g, 2a). He posted the game-winning goal in the season opener in the 4-3 win on Friday, Oct. 20. He then scored a career-high four points on Saturday vs. the Tigers with two goals and two assists in the 7-2 win at World Arena in Colorado Springs on Saturday, Oct. 21. Smith also totaled seven shots on the weekend with a +5 plus/minus rating
    UNH’s second line of Smith, along with sophomore Jerry Pollastrone (Revere, Mass.) and junior forward Matt Fornataro (Calgary, Alberta) was responsible for 13 of the Wildcats’ 31 points over the weekend, which included five goals and eight assists.
    Smith registered 20 points (10g, 10a) in 39 games as a freshman in 2005-2006. In comparison to last season, it took Smith 18 games to register his fifth point of the season.
    The No. 8 ranked Wildcats (2-0-0 overall, 0-0-0 Hockey East) return to action on Thursday, Oct. 26 in the Hockey East opener against the University of Massachusetts. Game time is 7 p.m. at the Whittemore Center. The game will be televised live by New Hampshire Public Television.
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