WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Junior goaltender Brian Foster (Pembroke, N.H.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was selected ITECH Hockey East Goalie of the Month for February. The announcement was made Tuesday morning. Foster earns his second goalie of the month award and first since October, 2008.
Foster went 6-1-1 in the month and allowed two goals or less in six of eight games including ending the month with his third shutout of the season, fifth of his career. Foster's lone loss of the month came as Maine captured a 1-0 win on Feb. 7 on a short-handed one-on-none goal. Foster had 20+ saves in all eight games including a pair of 30+ save performances. Foster ended the month by winning his final five games and was unbeaten in the last six games. He ended the month with 26 saves in a 1-0 shutout win of Merrimack on Feb. 28. Overall, he posted a 1.86 goals against average and a .932 save percentage.
The ninth-ranked Wildcats (18-9-5, 14-7-4 HE) will conclude the regular season with a pair of games at No. 7 Vermont (19-8-5, 14-7-4 HE) Friday and Saturday, March 6-7 at Gutterson Fieldhouse in Burlington, Vt.