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#8 UMass at #1 New Hampshire - Postgame Notes

March 14, 2008

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#8 UMass at #1 New Hampshire - Postgame Notes
Friday, March 14, 2008 * Whittemore Center
Hockey East Quarterfinals * Game 1 * Best Of Three Series

• Friday night was the sixth meeting between UMass and New Hampshire in the Hockey East Tournament with the Wildcats now holding a 5-1 record over the Minutemen. This was just the third meeting between the two clubs in the quarterfinal round of the tournament.

• UMass is now 8-17 in Hockey East Tournament games.

• The loss snapped UMass' three game win streak. UMass is now 3-1 in the month of March.

• UMass is now 7-9-1 against ranked teams this season including a 4-3-1 record against teams in the top 10 nationally.

• UMass falls to 0-12-4 when scoring fewer than three goals in a game.

• UMass is now 9-7-1 when scoring first in games this season.

• UMass was strong on face offs in the game winning 36-of-56. Cory Quirk led the team going 14-of-18 on face offs.

David Leaderer played in his 148th career game at UMass which is a program best. He set the school record originally at Merrimack on March 8.

Will Ortiz scored the opening goal of the game just 2:28 into the first period. It was his first goal since Nov. 20 against Vermont - a span of 18 games.




    Event Calendar

    Friday, Nov 27
    vs #3 Quinnipiac 7:00 PM gametracker watch
    Saturday, Nov 28
    at #3 Quinnipiac 4:00 PM
    Friday, Dec 4
    at #18 Notre Dame 7:35 PM gametracker
    Saturday, Dec 5
    at #18 Notre Dame 6:05 PM gametracker
    Friday, Dec 11
    vs Union 7:00 PM gametracker watch
    Friday, Dec 18
    vs U.S. National Team 7:00 PM gametracker watch
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