UNH's Gordon garners Hockey East Player of the Month

WAKEFIELD, Mass. -- Carolyn Gordon (Petrolia, Ontario), a senior assistant captain and forward on the University of New Hampshire women's hockey team, was honored has TPS Player of the Month for February by Hockey East, the announcement was made Tuesday.

Gordon recorded 14 points in eight February games - all of which were in conference play - with nine goals and five assists. She was a model of consistency as she netted at least one goal in seven of the eight games.

Gordon scored the game-winning overtime goal vs. Providence College on Feb. 29 that clinched the Hockey East regular-season title for UNH. She also netted the game-winning goal Feb. 20 vs. UConn. Her other highlights included scoring UNH's quickest two goals of the season with tallies 22 seconds apart in the first period of that game vs. UConn. Gordon had five multiple-point efforts that included consecutive three-point games against UConn and ended the month with a four-game point-scoring streak.

For the season, Gordon has a team-high 21 goals and is second in points with 36. She is currently ranked 12th in the nation in goals-per-game (0.68), as well as 11th in power-play goals (seven) and 24th in points-per-game (1.16).

Gordon has not missed a game in her four-year career. In 137 games, she has amassed 52 goals and 60 assists for 112 points. Those numbers are 24th on UNH's all-time points list and tied for 24th on the all-time goal list.

New Hampshire (19-8-4 overall, 14-1-2 Hockey East) returns to action March 4 (7 p.m.) at Boston College. The Wildcats play their final home game of the 2004 season March 6 vs. BC. Game time at the Whittemore Center is 2 p.m.

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