NO. 3 MEN'S HOCKEY SQUARES OFF AGAINST NO. 7 BC IN HOME-AND-HOME SERIES
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DURHAM, N.H. — The third-ranked Wildcats (19-7-2, 15-4-2 HE) enter into a pivotal home-and-home series with Hockey East foe No. 7 Boston College (16-7-7, 10-5-6 HE) over the weekend. Puck drops at 7:30 on Friday night at Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, Mass as that game will be televised as part of NESN's Friday Night Hockey. Saturday night's game will be at Whittemore Center at 7 p.m.. Saturday's game will be broadcast on NHPTV. In addition, both games will be broadcast on the UNH Sports Radio Network (UNHSN) with live audio and live stats at www.unhwildcats.com as well as live video at www.unhwildcats.tv.

SCOUTING THE EAGLES: No. 7/7 Boston College enters the weekend with UNH 16-7-7, 10-5-6 in Hockey East play. The Eagles sit in second place just six points behind UNH... BC captured its 14th Beanpot title with a 6-5 overtime victory over Harvard on Feb. 11...Freshman Brian Gibbons, who totaled four points (2g,2a) in the Beanpot championship to earn MVP honors, joins then-freshman Krys Kolanos as BC’s most recent Beanpot MVPs...BC scored three power-play goals in the second period in the team’s 5-2 at UMass-Lowell (2/16), improving its season conversion rate to 24.5 percent (38-of-155), which is best in the nation... The Eagles are led by offensive power Nathan Gerbe, who is second in the country in scoring with 44 points (22g, 22a) and a 1.52 ppg average. Freshman netminder John Muse has played all 30 games in net for the Eagles and is second in the nation in minutes (1825:53). Muse has a 2.33 GAA, a .913 save percentage with a 16-7-7 record.

SERIES HISTORY VS. BOSTON COLLEGE: The Wildcats hold the advantage in the all-time series with the Eagles 58-54-10 in 122 all-time meetings dating back to Feb. 6, 1937...UNH is 2-3-1 in the last five meetings againt the Eagles, including a 5-2 Wildcat win in the first meeting of the season series at Whittemore Center...Coach Umile owns a 34-18-9 all-time record against BC and the Wildcats own a 11-14-6 all-time record at Conte Forum and a 14-2-0 all-time record at the Whittemore Center...The ‘Cats have won 11 of the last 12 meetings at Towse Rink, which includes a 6-1-0 record since the 2001 season.

SCORING LEADERS VS. THE EAGLES:
Player    GP    G-A-P   
Jerry Pollastrone    8    1-6-7
Matt Fornataro    12    1-5-6
Craig Switzer    12    3-2-5
Thomas Fortney    8    0-4-4
Brad Flaishans    12    1-3-4
Mike Radja    12    2-1-3
Joe Charlebois    7    0-3-3
Jamie Fritsch    8    2-0-2
Greg Collins    8    2-0-2
Bobby Butler    5    1-0-1
James vanRiemsdyk    1    1-0-1
Mike Sislo    1    0-1-1
Danny Dries    1    0-1-1
Paul Thompson    1    0-1-1
Kevin Kapstad    5    0-0-0
Peter LeBlanc    5    0-0-0
Danny Rossman    3    0-0-0
Phil DeSimone    1    0-0-0
Nick Krates    1    0-0-0

Goaltending Stats
Player    GP/Min    GA    GAA    W-L-T    SV    SV%
Regan    8/440:51    23    3.13    2-4-2    223    .907
Foster    1/59:44    2    2.00    0-1-0    24    .857

Regan Game-by-Game vs. the Eagles
Date        Min    Res.    Svs.    GA    Shots
2-25-05        65:00    T    34    3    37
2-26-05        13:12    L    6    3    9
11-1-05        59:17    L    35    3    38
3-2-06        65:00    T    40    3    43
11-22-06        60:00    W    21    3    24
3-2-07        59:35    L    34    2    36
3-17-07        58:39    L    29    4    33
11-10-07        60:00    W    24    2    26
Totals        440:51    2-4-2    223    23    246

Foster Game-by-Game vs. the Eagles
Date        Min    Res.    Svs.    GA    Shots
3-3-07        59:44    L    24    4    28
Totals        59:44    L    24    4    28

‘CATS EARN BEST RANKING IN 2007-08: The Wildcats are ranked third in the latest USA Today/USA Hockey Poll as well as third in the USCHO/CSTV Poll. The third-place ranking is the best UNH has had during the 2007-08 season.

UNH GOES FOR 12TH-STRAIGHT 20-WIN SEASON: With a win, the Wildcats can earn a 20-win season for the 12th-straight season.

WILDCATS CAN CLINCH HOME-ICE WITH WEEKEND SWEEP: With a sweep of No. 7 Boston College, the Wildcats can claim home-ice for the opening round of the Hockey East tournament. UNH can also claim home ice with a single win and some help from others in the league.

REGAN’S CAREER-HIGH 52 SAVES HELPS LIFT THE SENIOR TO HIS SECOND-STRAIGHT DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK AWARD: Kevin Regan was named Pure Hockey Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week for the sixth time this season and second in as many weeks. The announcement was made on Monday afternoon by the league office. Regan nearly single-handedly helped the Wildcats earn a tie on the opening night of the weekend in a 1-1 tie at Providence. The senior netminder stopped a career-high 52 shots, including 20 in the opening stanza, for the Wildcats. Regan followed that up with 37 saves in a win on Saturday night in Durham. Regan remains unbeaten in his last 11 games against Hockey East foes (10-0-1) and has allowed under three goals in all 11 of those games.

FIRST LINE MAGIC: UNH’s first line has been putting up some eye-popping numbers since its Dec. 29th win at North Dakota. In the last 13 games, the line has tallied 24 goals, 37 assists for 61 points or 4.7 points per game. Below is a breakdown on the production.
Player        Games    G    A    P    PPG
Radja        11    10    13    23    2.1
Fornataro    13    6    12    18    1.4
Dries        13    7    10    17    1.3
DeSimone    2    1    2    3    1.5
Total        13    24    37    61    4.7

RADJA’S JAW-DROPPING NUMBERS: Mike Radja has been red-hot since his five-point effort on Dec. 29 at North Dakota. The senior forward has scored in 10-of-11 games, including seven straight.  Radja has 23 points (10g, 13a) during that span including three or more points on five occasions.

RADJA Second Nationally in Game-Winners: Mike Radja ranks second nationally, just one behind Ryan Jones of Miami (7) with six game-winning goals.

CHARLEBOIS POTS FIRST OF THE SEASON: Junior defenseman Joe Charlebois netted his first goal of the season. The goal was the first in UNH’s 4-3 win over Providence on Saturday night.

SHORT MONTH EQUALS BIG SUCCESS IN FEBRUARY: The Wildcats are 4-0-1 through the early going in February. Last year, UNH was 4-3-1 in February last year.

RADJA SIXTH NATIONALLY IN POINTS/GOALS: Mike Radja ranks sixth nationally in points and goals with 1.35 ppg, 0.69 gpg, respectively.

DRIES EXTENDS SCORING STREAK/Posts Career highs in points and assists: Danny Dries recorded four points (1g, 3a) during the weekend for the Wildcats. The freshman forward notched the lone goal for UNH in a 1-1 tie on Friday night and followed that up with a career high in points and assists on Saturday in a three-assist effort in a 4-3 win for the Wildcats. Dries, who has tallied a point in six-straight games, has scored 17 points including all seven of his goals since his insertion into the UNH first line on Dec. 27.

SEVEN-GAME UNBEATEN STREAK: For the first time since Nov. 2006, the Wildcats own a seven-game unbeaten streak. UNH is 6-0-1  dating back to Jan. 25. The Wildcats went 6-0-1 from Nov. 3 - Nov. 22, 2006.

‘CATS GO FOR SIXTH-STRAIGHT WIN IN TELEVISED GAMES: UNH owns a five-game television winning streak dating back to Jan. 26th TV game at Boston University.

MORE SHOTS NOT EQUALING MORE SUCCESS FOR OPPONENTS: UNH is 11-1-1 when allowing 31 shots or more this season.

REGAN looks to write his name in Hockey East record books: Kevin Regan is trying to pad his resume with a few Hockey East records. Regan, who has 46 Hockey East wins in his career, is just one win shy of tying Bruce Racine of Northeastern for second on the all-time list. BC’s Scott Clemmensen is first on the list with 52 wins in league play. Regan is also the current all-time leader in save percentage in Hockey East games at .931 (2,010 svs on 2,158 shots). His .721 (46-15-9) winning percentage ranks his fifth overall, while his goals against average of 2.13 ranks seventh.

PULLING RANK (RECORD VS. RANKED OPPONENTS): The Wildcats are 7-2-1 when playing a nationally-ranked opponent. Providence is the first ranked team UNH has faced since UMass on Jan. 11-12.

ROAD WARRIORS: The Wildcats are 10-3-1 on the road this season including a current eight-game road unbeaten streak.

UNH CONTROLS SIX-POINT LEAD: With every team in Hockey East having played 21 games, UNH (32 points) has a six-point lead on its next closest rival and weekend opponent Boston College (26).

REGAN UNBEATEN IN HIS LAST 11 AGAINST HE FOES: Since Dec. 1, Kevin Regan is 10-0-1 against Hockey East foes with a 1.63 GAA, two shutouts, a .952 save percentage and no more than three goals allowed in a single contest.
GP    Min.    GA    GAA    Saves    Sv. %    Record
11    664:34    18    1.63    357    .952    10-0-1

HOCKEY EAST STREAKING: UNH is unbeaten in its last 11  Hockey East games.  Regan has been in net for all 11. The Wildcats last Hockey East loss came on Dec. 8 at UMass.

THIRD-PERIOD POWER: The Wildcats have 43 third period goals, which is eight more than their next closest competitor in Hockey East. Overall UNH has scored 43.8 percent of its goals in the third period.

SCORING BY CLASS: The following is a breakdown of scoring by class:
Class        G(%)    A(%)    P(%)   
Seniors (6):        39 (39.7)    65 (38.0)   104(38.6)
Juniors (7):        18 (18.3)    44 (25.7)     62(23.0)
Sophomores (5):    13 (13.2)    17 (9.9)     30(11.1)
Freshmen: (9)         28 (28.5)    45 (26.3)    73(27.1)
Totals (27):        98    171    269

SCORING BY PERIOD: The Wildcats have been stronger finishers netting close to half of its goals in the final period.
Period                Goals        Pct.
1st:    24    24.4%
2nd:    30    30.6%
3rd:    43    43.8%
OT:     1    0.01%

REGAN,  vanRIEMSDYK  NAMED SEMIFINALISTS FOR WALTER BROWN AWARD:  Kevin Regan and James vanRiemsdyk were named semifinalists for the 56th annual Walter Brown Award, presented annually to the best American-born college hockey player in New England. Regan and vanRiemsdyk were among 15 semifinalists selected by the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston, as announced by president Al Robichaud. Regan was among a list of three players that are repeat nominees (BC’s Benn Ferriero – BU’s Peter MacArthur), while vanRiemsdyk was one of two freshmen finalists. UNH has had five former Wildcats earn the Walter Brown Award including Bob Miller (1977), Ralph Cox (1979), Ty Conklin (2001), Mike Ayers (2003) and Steve Saviano (2004). The Gridiron Club plans to announce the finalists and winner of the 56th Walter Brown Award in March, following league playoffs and before the start of NCAA Tournament play.

‘CATS GETTING DEFENSIVE IN LEAGUE PLAY: UNH boasts the best goals-against-average in Hockey East play this season. The Wildcats are allowing just 2.19 goals per game in Hockey East contests.

REGAN REWRITING THE RECORD BOOKS:UNH has a rich goaltending tradition with greats such as Ty Conklin, Mike Ayers, Greg Moffett and Cap Raeder. However, Kevin Regan has been climbing the charts in every goaltending category and will leave as perhaps the best of the bunch. Recently becoming the all-time saves and wins leader, below is where Regan ranks in major netminding categories :

CAREER GOALS AGAINST AVERAGE
(50 or more games)
        Player    Years    Games    Average
    1.    Ty Conklin    1998-01    93    2.18
    2.    Kevin Regan    2005-present    103    2.29
    3.    Jeff Pietrasiak    2002-06    55    2.46
CAREER SAVES
        Player    Years    Games    Saves
    1.    Kevin Regan    2005-present    103    2,953
    2.    Greg Moffett    1977-81    101    2,602
    3.    Mike Ayers    2000-04    101    2,532                   
CAREER SAVE PERCENTAGE
        Player    Years    Games     Save%
     1.    Kevin Regan    2005-present    103    .928
    2.    Jeff Pietrasiak    2002-06    55    .917
    3.    Ty Conklin    1998-01    93    .915
CAREER GAMES
        Player     Years    Games Played
    1.    Kevin Regan    2005-present    103
2.        Mike Ayers    2000-04    101
        Greg Moffett    1977-81    101
CAREER WINS
        Player     Years    Wins
1.        Kevin Regan    2005-present    64
2.        Mike Ayers    2000-04    58
    3.    Ty Conklin    1998-01    57

COMING TO A TV NEAR YOU: The Wildcats are 13-4-1 in television games this season. They have outscored their opponents 69-47 in these 18 games.

FORNATARO SEVENTH NATIONALLY IN ASSISTS: Senior captain Matt Fornataro ranks seventh nationally in assists with 0.82 apg.

vanRIEMSDYK RANKS SIXTH IN ROOKIE SCORING: Freshman James vanRiemsdyk ranks sixth nationally in rookie scoring with 1.0 ppg.

‘CATS RANK FOURTH IN NATION OFFENSIVELY: The Wildcats are currently ranked fourth in the nation in scoring offense with 3.5 goals per game.

Finishing Strong:  UNH is 10-1-0 when leading after two periods and 6-0-2 when tied after two.

A TWO POINT MINIMUM: UNH has tallied at least two points in all but one Hockey East weekend this season.

Wildcat Award Winners: Here is a list of awards that Wildcat players have won to date this season:
Player    Award        Date
Kevin Regan    HE Def. Player of the Week        10-22-07
Matt Fornataro    HE Player of the Week        10-27-07
TEAM    CHN Team of the Week        10-27-07
Matt Fornataro    HE Player of the Month        October
Paul Thompson    HE Rookie of the Week        11-19-07
Paul Thompson    HE Rookie of the Month        November
Matt Fornataro    Lowe’s Senior CLASS Nominee   
Kevin Regan    HE Def. Player of the Week        12-17-07
Kevin Regan    HE Def. Player of the Week        1-7-08
James vanRiemsdyk    HE Rookie of the Week        1-14-08
TEAM    CHN Team of the Week        1-16-08
Kevin Regan    HE Def. Player of the Week        1-28-08
James vanRiemsdyk    HE Rookie of the Month        January
Mike Radja    HE Co-Player of the Week        2-11-08
Kevin Regan    HE Def. Player of the Week        2-11-08
Mike Radja    INCH National Player of the Week    2-11-08
Kevin Regan    HE Def. Player of the Week        2-18-08

Wildcats Among National leaders: Below is a list of where UNH players and team rank nationally.
Individual    Rank    Stats
Points Per Game:   
Mike Radja    6th    1.35 ppg
Matt Fornataro    12th    1.25 ppg
Goals Per Game:
Mike Radja    6th    0.69 gpg
Assists Per Game:
Matt Fornataro    7th    0.82 apg
Short-Handed Goals:
Mike Radja    14th    2 SHG
Game-Winning Goals:
Mike Radja    2nd    6 gwg
Defensemen Scoring:
Brad Flaishans    22nd    0.63 ppg
Craig Switzer    24th    0.61 ppg
Freshmen Scoring:
James vanRiemsdyk    6th    1.00 ppg   
Goals Against Average:
Kevin Regan    18th    2.26
Save Percentage:
Kevin Regan    4th    .929
Winning Percentage:
Kevin Regan    3rd    .761
Team
Winnning Percentage    4th    .714 (19-7-2)
Scoring Offense    4th    3.50 gpg
Scoring Margin    7th    +0.96
Combined Special Teams    9th    53.8   

HOME SWEET HOME: UNH is in its 13th season of play at the Whittemore Center in 2007-08.. UNH owns a 164-47-19 all-time record in 13 seasons of play at the  Whittemore Center with 149 sellouts during that time.

WHERE UNH IS RANKED IN HOCKEY EAST:
    Overall    HE games
Goals/per game     3.50/2nd    3.24/3rd
GAA     2.54/4th    2.19/1st
Power Play    17.4/4th    14.6/6th
Penalty Kill    86.4/3rd    87.5/2nd
Special Teams Net    +4/3rd    0/4th
1st Period Scoring    24/3rd    19/3rd
2nd Period Scoring    30/5th    23/4th
3rd Period Scoring    43/1st    25/1st

WHERE IS UNH RANKED?: Here is a week-by-week look at the ‘Cats in the national polls and the HE standings:
Date     USCHO     UHM     HE
10/1        6        6    t-1st (pre)
10/8        6        5    -
10/15    8        8    -
10/22    7        6    t-1st
10/29    4        4    t-4th
11/5        6        7    t-3rd
11/12    6        6    t-1st
11/19    8        8    3rd
11/26    6        6    3rd
12/3        8        7    3rd
12/10    10        10    5th
12/17    10        t-9    t-1st
12/24    no poll        no poll    t-1st
12/31    7        no poll    t-1st
1/7        8        8    t-1st
1/15        5        5    1st
1/21        7        7    t-1st
1/28        7        7    1st
2/4        5        5    1st
2/11        4        4    1st
2/18        3        3    1st

THE NATIONAL POLLS:
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine (Feb. 18)
Rk.    Team (FPV)    Pts.    LW    W-L-T    WIP
1    Michigan (34)     510    1    25-3-4    19
2    North Dakota    470    3    17-8-2    19
3    New Hampshire    426    4    18-7-1    19
4    Colorado College    406    5    21-8-1    19
5    Miami (Ohio) Univ.     392    2    25-4-1    19
6    Michigan State    320    8    18-8-5    19
7    Boston College    312    7    14-6-7    17
8    Denver    266    6    19-8-1    19
9    Notre Dame    206    9    20-10-2    19
10    Minnesota State    162    13    15-10-4    3
11    Clarkson    161    11    16-9-3    19
12    Wisconsin    158    12    13-11-6    16
13    Minnesota-Duluth    128    10    11-9-6    10
14    Providence    54    14    13-10-3    4
15    Princeton    47    NR    15-10-0    1

USCHO.com/CSTV Division I Men’s Poll (Feb. 18)
Rk.    Team (FPV)     Record    Pts    LW
1    Michigan (48)    25- 3-4    998    1
2    North Dakota (2)    19- 8-2    952    3
3    New Hampshire    19- 7-2    876    4
4    Colorado College    21- 8-1    843    5
5    Miami    25- 6-1    828    2
6    Michigan State    20- 8-5    715    8
7    Boston College    16- 7-7    685    7
8    Denver    19-10-1    663    6
9    Notre Dame    21-10-3    557    9
10    Wisconsin    14-12-6    504    10
11    Minnesota State    16-11-4    484    13
12    Clarkson    17-10-3    469    11
13    Minnesota-Duluth    12-10-6    424    12
14    Northeastern    14-11-3    259    15
14    Providence    13-11-4    259    14
16    St. Cloud State    14-13-3    255    19
17    Princeton    15-10-0    251    17
18    Mass.-Lowell    13-11-4    139    18
19    Quinnipiac    17- 9-4    116    16
20    Niagara    16- 8-4    62    20

USCHO.com PairWiseSM Rankings (PWR) (Feb. 18)
Rk     Team     PWR     Rk     W-L-T     Win %     Rk     RPI
1      Michigan     24      1      25-3-4      .8438      1  .6020*
2t     New Hampshire     22     4     19-7-2     .7143     5     .5747
2t     North Dakota     22     5     19-8-2     .6897     2     .5870
4t     Colorado College     21     3     21-8-1     .7167     3     .5866
4t     Miami     21     2     25-6-1     .7969     4     .5807
6     Denver     19     8t     19-10-1     .6500     6     .5699
7     Michigan State     16     6     20-8-5     .6818     7     .5539
8t     Boston College     15     8t     16-7-7     .6500     8     .5526
8t     Minnesota State     15     14     16-11-4     .5806     10     .5434
8t     Minnesota-Duluth 15     20t     12-10-6     .5357     12     .5376

THE PROGRAM’S HISTORY:  UNH has appeared in the NCAA Tournament 17 times in the 80-year history of the program...UNH has appeared in the Frozen Four seven times, including national championship game appearances vs. Maine in 1999 and Minnesota in 2003...UNH earned Hockey East Tournament titles in 2002 and 2003 and regular-season championships in 1997, 1999, 2002, 2003 and 2007...The Wildcats won the ECAC regular-season title in 1974 and the tournament championship in 1979....UNH has posted 28 seasons with 20+ wins, including the last 11 consecutive seasons.

‘CATS SELECTED IN THE NHL DRAFT: Seven UNH players have been selected in the National Hockey League draft...Joe Charlebois (Chicago), Phil DeSimone (Washington), Brian Foster (Florida), Peter LeBlanc (Chicago), Kevin Regan (Boston), Craig Switzer (Nashville) and James vanRiemsdyk (Philadelphia) have all been taken.

WILDCATS SHARE TOP SPOT IN HOCKEY EAST POLL: UNH was picked to finish tied for first in the Hockey East preseason Coaches’ Poll, which was announced on Sept. 25.

Hockey East Preseason Coaches’ Poll:
Rk.    Team (1st Place Votes)     Pts
1.    New Hampshire (5)    84
    Boston College (5)    84
3.    Boston University    77
4.    Maine    61
5.    Massachusetts    54
    Vermont    54
7.    Northeastern    43
8.    Providence    39
9.    UMass-Lowell    25
10.    Merrimack    19  

UNH HOCKEY ON TELEVISION: UNH will have 22 games broadcast live on TV in 2007-08...NHPTV will once again provide the 10-game package, while NESN will air three games, CSTV, WABI and FSSN will broadcast two, while ESPNU, COX-TV, CN8 and WMUR-TV will broadcast one game.
DATE    GAME    Channel    Time/Result
OCT. 26    COLORADO COLLEGE    NHPTV    W, 5-3
OCT. 27    COLORADO COLLEGE    NHPTV    W, 4-2
NOV. 3    NORTHEASTERN    NHPTV    L, 1-2
NOV. 9    UMASS-LOWELL    NHPTV    T, 2-2
NOV. 10    BOSTON COLLEGE    NHPTV    W, 5-2
Nov. 17    @ Providence    cox-tv    W, 5-4 (OT)
DEC. 16    MAINE     ESPNU    W, 2-0
Dec. 28    @North dakota    FSSN    L, 1-3
dec. 29    @north dakota    fssn    W, 7-4
JAN. 6    ST. LAWRENCE     NHPTV    L, 5-6
JAN. 11    @ MASSACHUSETTS    NESN    W, 3-2
JAN. 12    MASSACHUSETTS     NHPTV    W, 5-3
JAN. 19    DARTMOUTH         L, 3-5
    @ VERIZON WIR. ARENA    WMUR-TV
JAN. 26    @ BOSTON UNIVERSITY     NESN    W, 5-3
FEB. 1    @ VERMONT     CSTV    W, 5-1
Feb. 8    @ Maine     WABI    W, 3-2
Feb. 9    @ Maine    WABI    W, 4-1
FEB. 16    PROVIDENCE    NHPTV    W, 4-3   
FEB. 22    @ BOSTON COLLEGE)    NESN    7:30 P.M.
FEB. 23    BOSTON COLLEGE    NHPTV    7 P.M.
March 7    vermont    CSTV    8 P.M.
MARCH 8    VERMONT    NHPTV    7 P.M.

‘CATS IN THE PROS: Here is a listing of former Wildcats playing professional hockey:
Justin Aikins:  Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs (CHL)
Mike Ayers: Charlotte Checkers (ECHL)
Derek Bekar:  Jesenice (Aust)
Eric Boguniecki:  Ingolstadt ERC (DEL)
Preston Callander:  Florida Everblades (ECHL)
Josh Ciocco: Fresno Falcons (ECHL)
Sean Collins:  Wheeling Nailers (ECHL)
Ty Conklin: Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)
Matt Dzieduszycki: Hannover Scorpions (DEL)
Lanny Gare:  Lausitzer Foxes (2.GBun)
Darren Haydar: Atlanta Thrashers (NHL)/Chicago Wolves (AHL)
Brett Hemingway:Reading Royals (ECHL)
Colin Hemingway: Edinburgh Capitals (EIHL)
Jason Krog: Chicago Wolves (AHL)
Andrew Leach: Trenton Devils (ECHL)
Jacob Micflikier: Springfield Falcons (AHL)
Mark Mowers: Anaheim Ducks (NHL) SC Bern (Swiss NL)
Chris Murray: Phoenix Roadrunners (ECHL)
Bryan Muir: Toronto Marlies (AHL)
Eric Nickulas: Hannover Scorpions (DEL)
Jeff Pietrasiak: Texas Wildcatters (ECHL)
Josh Prudden: Worcester Sharks (AHL)
Steve Saviano: Tappara Tampere (FNL)
Tyler Scott: Bakersfield Condors (ECHL)
Trevor Smith: Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL)
Mike Souza: Cortina SG (Italy)
Garrett Stafford: Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL)
Kevin Truelson: Bakersfield Condors (ECHL)
Daniel Winnik: Phoenix Coyotes (NHL)
Shawn Vinz: Charlotte Checkers (ECHL)
Brian Yandle: Augusta Lynx (ECHL)

UNH HOCKEY ON THE RADIO: UNH men’s hockey action this season can be heard live on the UNH Sports Network...In the summer of 1999, the University of New Hampshire Athletic Department formed the “UNH Sports Network” — the largest network ever to broadcast UNH sporting events. In 2001-2002, WTSN AM 1270 was introduced as the flagship station with the signal carried on several stations through New Hampshire. The network also consists of WTPL 107.7FM in Concord; WNTK 99.7 FM in New London; and WUVR-1490AM in Lebanon, NH. WNTK offers streaming audio of network broadcasts at www.wntk.com.
    Games also can be heard on “Yahoo! Broadcast” by going to UNHWILDCATS.com, the official website for UNH athletics. Dan Parkhurst will be handling the majority of the play-by-play, while Pete Webster will once again be doingthe color commentating. Webster has been announcing Wildcat hockey for 14 years since the 1993-1994 season.

THE DICK UMILE SHOW ON WTSN RADIO: The Coach’s Show featuring UNH men’s hockey head coach Dick Umile with host Andy Schachat and D Ellis is broadcast on Mondays live from 6:30 to 7:30 on WTSN-1270 AM (Dover, N.H.) from Mike Libby’s Bar and Grill on Main Street in Durham...The show will start the Monday following the end of the UNH football season...The Coaches Show features coach Umile as well as a selected student-athlete each week from the men’s ice hockey team.

GRANITE STATE CONNECTION: The Wildcat hockey team features three players from New Hampshire with Brian Foster (Pembroke), Paul Thompson (Derry) and Alan Thompson (Gilford) all hailing from the Granite State.

LISTEN LIVE ON THE INTERNET: Yahoo Broadcast will carry all of the UNH men’s ice hockey action again this season...If you can not attend Wildcat hockey at the Whittemore Center, you can still tune into the game from anywhere you can gain access to the internet...Fans can get to the UNH men’s ice hockey Yahoo Broadcast site by going to the men’s hockey schedule page at www.unhwildcats.com.

WATCH ALL THE ACTION WITH THE ***ALL NEW*** UNHWILDCATS.TV: The UNH athletic department has announced a partnership with Pack Network to provide online video streaming of UNH’s seven ticketed sports for the upcoming 2007-08 season with UNHwildcats.TV.
    Wildcat fans are encouraged to buy the “Wildcat All-Access Pass” which is an annual subscription for $79.95 that provides not only all the live coverage of UNH home athletic events, but also premium content not available to view without the All-Access Pass. The premium content includes a behind the scenes look at UNH athletics through player and coaches interviews, highlights, podcasts, select post-game interviews and an in-depth archive section of all video available on UNHwildcats.TV. Fans can also purchase home events on a per game basis of $6.95.
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