January 25, 2010

FOSTER COLLECTS HOCKEY EAST DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Senior goaltender Brian Foster (Pembroke, N.H.) of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was named Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week. The announcement was made Monday by the league office. He earns this award for a league-best fourth time this season and sixth time of his career.

Foster stopped 64 of 67 shots (.955) over the weekend lifting the Wildcats to critical road wins over Providence and Boston University. Foster posted a 1.47 GAA and allowed a pair of goals on Friday night and just a single power play goal on Saturday night. Foster turned away 17 third period shots in the winning effort against BU.

UNH returns to action on Friday, Jan. 29 (7 p.m.) at Merrimack College’s J. Thom Lawler Arena. The Wildcats will play host to the Warriors on Saturday night at the Whittemore Center (7 p.m.). For more information on UNH hockey including live stats, live video, tickets and live audio log onto www.UNHWildcats.com.

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