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Quinnipiac Hosts Maine for Two

Quinnipiac Hosts Maine for Two

Dec 8-9, 2017 | 7 PM | Frank Perrotti, Jr. Arena | Hamden, Conn. | ESPN3
QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY BOBCATS
Record: 6-8-2 ECAC Hockey: 3-5-1
Head Coach: Rand Pecknold
Career Record: 475-287-87 (.561), 24th Season
All-Time vs. Maine: 4-4-1

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE BLACK BEARS
Overall Record: 6-7-1 Hockey East Record: 4-4-1
Head Coach: Red Gendron
Career Record: 55-79-18 (.389), 5th Season



Quinnipiac University will host the University of Maine for a two-game, non-conference series on Dec. 8-9 at Frank Perrotti, Jr. Arena at the TD Bank Sports Center. Both games can be seen live on ESPN3 at 7 p.m.

FOLLOW THE BOBCATS
Quinnipiac fans can follow the Bobcats on Twitter and Instagram @QU_MIH, or tap into live coverage, as announced on Twitter, on Facebook @QUMENSHOCKEY. In addition, all of Quinnipiac's home games will be available on ESPN3 or the WatchESPN app, with play-by-play provided by Bill Schweizer and color commentary from Rich Coppola. WQUN will once-again carry all of the games with Paul Pacelli and Coppola on the road and Pacelli and Phil Giubileo at home. 


GAME NOTES
ALL-TIME VS.MAINE
• Quinnipiac and Maine have faced each other nine times, with the all-time series split, 4-4-1.
• Quinnipiac is 2-0-0 in its only two games against the Black Bears in Hamden, winning 2-1 on Jan. 13, 2014 and 4-0 on Oct. 20, 2015.
• Last season, in Orono, saw the first overtime games in the all-time series, with the Black Bears taking the first game, 4-3, before Quinnipiac responded with a 3-2 on the following night.
• Maine won the first three games of the series, but Quinnipiac is 4-1-1 in the last six meetings.
 
WEEKLY RECAP
• Quinnipiac is coming off a 6-2 win against Princeton on Tuesday, Nov. 28 for its third-consecutive ECAC Hockey win.
• Six different Bobcats scored in Quinnipiac's win, including Tanner MacMasterAlex WhelanLogan MickNick JermainBo Pieper and Kevin McKernan.
• Pieper and McKernan also picked up an assist while Odeen TuftoBrogan Rafferty and Karlis Cukste had two assists each.
• The weekend wasn't as friendly to the Bobcats as they lost to Harvard, 6-2, on Friday, Dec. 1 before skating to a scoreless tie against Dartmouth on Saturday, Dec. 2.
 
WHAT'S NEXT?
• Following this weekend, Quinnipiac will not play for another 23 days until Jan. 2, 2018 when it faces UConn at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn.
• After its series against Maine, Quinnipiac will head out on the road for its next seven contests throught Jan. 20, 2018. The Bobcats head to Colgate and Cornell on Jan. 5-6; Dartmouth and Harvard on Jan. 12-13 before wrapping up its road trip at Arizona State on Jan. 19-20.
• Quinnipiac's next home game - and only home game for the month of January - comes against Princeton on Jan. 30.
 
PILING UP THE HARDWARE
• Andrew Shortridge had an incredible weekend in which he garnered NCAA Men's Ice Hockey First Star of the Week and ECAC Hockey Goalie of the Week honors.
• Shortridge posted a shutout in in the Bobcats' 5-0 victory against Brown on Friday, Nov. 17. The second-year Bobcat followed with another shutout in Quinnipiac's 3-0 win over rival Yale on Saturday, Nov. 18.
• Shortridge is the first goalie in the nation to post back-to-back shutouts in a weekend series this season.
• Shortridge was also the first Quinnipiac goalie to record back-to-back shutouts since Michael Garteig against Yale on Dec. 4, 2015 and Brown on Dec. 5, 2015.
• Entering Tuesday night's tilt against Princeton, Shortridge boasts a .924 save percentage and a 1.89 goals-against average this season.
 
IN THE BOOKS
• Landon Smith (Greenwood Village, Colorado) had a career-high four points (three goals, one assist) in the Bobcats' 5-0 win against Brown on Friday, Nov. 17,  while his three goals gave him his third hat trick of his career.
• Smith's four goals in eight ECAC Hockey games leads Quinnipiac.
• Smith's hat trick was the 31st in Quinnipiac NCAA Division I era.
• Smith's feat made him one of two players, along with Brandon Wong, to record a hat trick against the same team twice in his career; Smith's hat trick was his second against Brown after he recorded one against the Bears on Jan. 30, 2015; Wong had three against Union in his career.
• Wong is the Quinnipiac Division I leader with four career hat tricks while Smith's three-goal night tied Ben Nelson for second with three hat tricks.
• Landon Smith became the 39th player all-time and the 24th in Quinnipiac's Division I era to reach 100 career points with a two-point weekend against Northeastern.
• Smith is one of six active players in NCAA Division I hockey with 100 career points while his 105 career points rank fifth, his 43 career goals rank seventh and his 62 career assists rank sixth.
 
THE CHASE IS ON
• Junior Captain Chase Priskie (Pembroke Pines, Florida) checks-in with five goals and six assists for 11 points this season.
• Priskie leads Quinnipiac in scoring in ECAC Hockey games to date, logging eight points in nine games on the strength of three goals and five assists.
• Priskie also leads the team in power play goals (3) and power play points (6) for the year.
• Priskie also leads the team in goals-per-shots-on-goal at 14.7%.
• Priskie is one of 12 defensemen in the country to score five goals to date and also ranks fifth in power play goals (3) by blueliners.
• Priskie is currently one of three Quinnipiac players to reach double-digits in scoring, joining Odeen Tufto (3-13-16) and Tanner MacMaster (5-7-12).
 
TUF ENUF
• Freshman Odeen Tufto currently leads Quinnipiac in assists (13) and points (16) following his two assist night at Princeton on Nov. 28.
• Tufto's impressive freshman campaign has featured a five-game scoring streak through the first five games of the season.
• Tufto's scoring streak was the longest for a freshman to start his collegiate career since Chase Priskie tallied a point in six-straight games in 2014.
• Tufto leads the team in assists in league games (7).
• Tufto leads all NCAA Division I freshmen with 13 assists and ranks second with 16 points.
• Tufto also leads all NCAA Division I freshmen with six multiple-point games.
• Additionally, Tufto's seven points when trailing and nine points on the road also lead all freshman skaters.
• The first-year Bobcats has tallied a point in 10 of Quinnipiac's 16 games, in which the Bobcats have compiled a 5-4-1 record.
• Against Vermont, Tufto scored twice, including the overtime game-winner in a 3-2 win at home. The last Quinnipiac freshman to score an overtime game-winning goal was Ben Nelson against Army on Jan. 28, 2005.

Mac ATTACK
• Senior Tanner MacMaster checks in with five goals and seven assists for 12 points in 16 games this season.
•MacMaster had a goal and an assist in the Bobcats' 5-0 win against Brown on Friday, Nov. 17.
• MacMaster is coming off a junior season in which he scored a career-high eight goals, while also picking up 11 assists for 19 points in 32 games.
• For his career, MacMaster has accumulated 21 goals and 41 assists for 62 points.
 
FINDING HIS STRIDE
• John Furgele, who joined Quinnipiac last season and sat out as a transfer from New Hampshire, had a two-point night with a pair of assists against Brown.
• Furgele doubled his point total with his outing against the Bears, putting him at four assists for the season.
• Furgele also had a team-leading seven blocked shots on the weekend.
• Against UMass on Nov. 24, Furgele scored his first career goal at Quinnipiac in a 2-1 loss.
• Furgele also added an assist on Tuesday night at Princeton.
 
BO KNOWS
• Bo Pieper's goal at Princeton was his second of the season and first since Oct. 8 against Boston University.
• Pieper also picked up an assist on Whelan's goal for his first multiple-point game since Game 3 of last year's ECAC Hockey Quarterfinal-clinching win at St. Lawrence on Mar. 12, 2017.
• Pieper has come on as of late, totaling a goal and three assists in nine ECAC Hockey games.
• Pieper is currently the Bobcats' face-off leader, winning 56.8% (188-143) of his draws this season.
• Against Dartmouth, Pieper won 22-of-31 face-offs.
• The senior wing had a break-out year in 2016-17 after leading the team with 13 goals, while adding 12 assists for 25 points.
 
WHELAN'S WAY
• Against Princeton, Alex Whelan also scored for the second-straight game to give him a team-leading six goals for the season.
• Whelan also has one assist for the season for seven points.
• His goal against Princeton was his first in ECAC Hockey play this season.
 
BRO SHOW
•Sophomore Brogan Rafferty doubled his assist total for the season with a two-assist night against Princeton to give him four for the year.
• Rafferty now has a goal and three assists in his last five games.
• The second-year Bobcat is coming off a successful freshman campaign that saw him lead Quinnipiac with 22 assists for the year.
 
ON THE BOARD
• Kevin Duane's assist against Princeton was his first point of the season.
• Nick Jermain scored in back-to-back games last week, against Princeton and Harvard, for his first two goals of the season.
• Jermain also has four assists to give him six points for the year.
• Kevin McKernan also scored in the Bobcats' win at Princeton, and also recorded an assist for his second multiple-point game in his last four outings. He also dished out two assists in a 3-0 win against Yale.
• Karlis Cukste currently leads Quinnipiac with 41 blocked shots, which also leads ECAC Hockey and ranks fourth in NCAA Division I men's ice hockey.
 


PLAYER NOTES
#2 Karlis Cukste 
SO., 6-4, 220, DEFENSEMAN, RIGA LATIVA/CHICAGO STEEL (USHL)
As a Sophomore in 2017-18: Picked up his first points of the season with a goal and an assist in a 6-4 win at No. 16 Northeastern on Oct. 20 ... Had an assist in a 3-2 overtime win at No. 16 Northeastern on Oct. 21 ... Scored in a 4-1 loss to Colgate on Nov. 4 ... Had an assist on Quinnipiac's lone goal in a 4-1 loss at Union on Nov. 11 ,., Had an assist in a 6-3 loss to UMass on Nov. 25 ... Had two assists in a 6-2 win at Princeton on Nov. 28.
 
#4 T.J. Brown 
FR., 5-11, 195, DEFENSEMAN, LACOMBE, ALBERTA/ CAMROSE KODIAKS (AJHL)
Prior to Quinnipiac: Played three seasons with the Camrose Kodiaks of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) ... Totaled 20 goals and 62 assists for 82 points in 171 career games ... In 2016-17, she scored five goals and assisted on 26 more for 31 points in 58 games ... In 2015-16, he scored a career-best nine goals to go with 21 assists for 30 points ... In 2014-15 in his first season, he totaled six goals and 15 assists ... Named to the 2014-15 AJHL (South) All-Rookie Team.
 
#5 Brandon Fortunato 
JR., 5-11, 170, DEFENSEMAN, NORTH HILLS, N.Y./US-U20/BOSTON UNIVERSITY (HOCKEY EAST)
As a Junior in 2017-18: His first point at Quinnipiac came on a power play goal in a 6-3 loss at UMass on Nov. 25.
 
#6 Dan Nybondas 
FR., 6-6, 208, FORWARD, ESPOO, FINLAND/HIFK HELENSKI U-20 (JR. A SM-LIIGA)
Prior to Quinnipiac: Played for HIFK Helenski U20 in the Jr. A SM-liiga in Finland ... Had 14 goals and 18 assists for 32 points in 48 games in 2016-17 ... His 14 goals ranked second in HIFK's line-up, while his 32 points ranked third.
 
#7 Logan Mick 
SO., 5-11, 175, FORWARD, VERNON, BRITISH COLUMBIA/BROOKS BANDITS (AJHL)
As A Sophomore in 2017-18: Picked up his first point of the season with an assist against Yale on Nov. 18 ... His first career goal came in a 6-3 loss at UMass on Nov. 25 ... Scored for the second-straight game in a 6-2 win at Princeton on Nov. 28.
 
#8 Alex Whelan 
SO., 6-1, 212, FORWARD, RAMSEY, NJ/JERSEY HITMEN (USPHL)
As A Sophomore In 2017-18: Scored his first goal of the season in a 1-1 tie against No. 13 Boston College on Friday, Oct. 6 ... Scored for the second-straight game in a 3-2 loss to No. 2 Boston University on Sunday, Oct. 8 ... Had a goal and an assist in a 6-4 win at No. 16 Northeastern on Oct. 20 ... Scored the game-winner in overtime in a 3-2 win at Northeastern on Oct. 21 ... Ended an eight-game scoreless streak with his fifth goal of the season at UMass on Nov. 25... Scored for the second-straight game in a 6-2 win at Princeton on Nov. 28.
 
#10 Kevin Duane 
SR., 6-5, 215, FORWARD, NEW CANAAN, CT/BOSTON UNIVERSITY (HOCKEY EAST)
As a Senior in 2017-18: His first point of the season came on an assist in a 6-2 win at Princeton on Nov. 28 ... Had an assist in a 6-2 loss to Harvard on Dec. 1.
 
#11 Matt Creamer
FR., 6-1, 201, FORWARD, WARWICK, R.I./NANAIMO CLIPPERS (BCHL)
Prior to Quinnipiac: Played two seasons for the Nanaimo Clippers of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) ... Scored 19 goals and assisted on 17 more for 36 points  in 2016-17 ... Had six goals and two assists for eight points in 47 games in 2015-16.
 
#12 Thomas Aldworth 
JR., 6-1, 195, FORWARD,KELLER, TX/VERNON VIPERS (BCHL)
As a Junior in 2017-18: Picked up his first point of the season with an assist in a 6-4 win at No. 16 Northeastern on Oct. 20 ... Scored his first goal of the season in a 3-0 win against Yale on Nov. 18.
 
#13 Chase Priskie 
JR., 6-0, 192, DEFENSEMAN,PEMBROKE PINES, FL/SALMON ARM SILVERBACKS (BCHL)
As a Junior in 2017-18: His first point of the season came on an assist in a 6-4 win at No. 16 Northeastern on Oct. 20 ... Scored twice in a 3-2 overtime win at No. 16 Northeastern on Oct. 21 ... Had a goal and an assist in a 5-3 loss to RPI on Nov. 10 ... Scored in his second-straight game with the Bobcats' lone goal in a 4-1 loss at Union on Nov. 11 ... Had a goal and an assist to push his goal streak to three games in a 5-0 win against Brown on Nov. 17 ... Had one assist in a 3-0 win against Yale on Nov. 18 ... Had an assist in a 6-2 win at Princeton on Nov. 28 ... Had an assist in a 6-2 loss to Harvard on Dec. 1.
 
#14 D.J. Petruzzelli 
FR., 5-11, 180, FORWARD,WILBRAHAM, MASS./SPRINGFIELD JR. BLUES (NAHL)
Career Highlights: Played for the Springfield Jr. Blues of the North American Hockey League in 2016-17 ... Played for the Nanaimo Clippers of the British Columbia Hockey League in 2015-16.
 
#15 Luke Shiplo 
JR., 5-11, 174, DEFENSEMAN, OAKVILLE, ONTARIO/VERNON VIPERS (BCHL)
As a Junior in 2017-18: His first point of the season came on an assist in a 6-4 win at No. 16 Northeastern on Oct. 20 ... Had an assist in a 2-1 loss to No. 18 Cornell on Nov. 3, 2017 ... Had an assist in a 6-3 loss at UMass on Nov. 25.
 
#16 Landon Smith 
SR., 6-0, 182, FORWARD, GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO/ SALMON ARM SILVERBACKS (BCHL)
As a Senior in 2017-18: Picked up his first point of the season, and 60th career assist as well as his 98th career point, on an assist in a 3-2 loss to No. 2 Boston University on Sunday, Oct. 8 ... Scored his first goal of the season for his 99th career point in a 6-4 win at No. 16 Northeastern on Oct. 20 ... Picked up his 100th career point with an assist in a 3-2 overtime win at No. 16 Northeastern on Oct. 21 ... Became the 29th player in Quinnipiac history to reach 40 career goals against RPI on Nov. 10 ... Had a career-high four points on three goals and one assist in a 5-0 win against Brown on Nov. 17 ... His natural hat trick was the first at Quinnipiac since Travis St. Denis at RPI on Nov. 11, 2014 ... His third career hat trick ties him with Ben Nelson for the second most three-goal games in Quinnipiac's Division I history, trailing Brandon Wong's four ... He also joined Wong as the only two players to record a hat trick twice against the same team; Smith also had a hat trick against Brown in 2016 while Wong had three hat tricks against Union.
 
#17 Matt Forchuk 
FR., 5-9, 174, FORWARD, OKOTOKS, ALBERTA/CANMORE EAGLES (AJHL)
As a Freshman in 2017-18: Scored his first collegiate goal in a 2-1 loss to No. 18 Cornell on Nov. 3, 2017 ... Had an assist in a 5-0 win against Brown on Nov. 17 ... Had an assist in a 6-3 loss at UMass on Nov. 25 ... Had an assist in a 6-2 loss to Harvard on Dec. 1.
 
#18 Nick Jermain 
SO., 6-0, 174, FORWARD, NORWALK, CONN./MERRITT CENTENNIALS (BCHL)
As a Sophomore in 2017-18: Had three assists in a 6-4 win at Northeastern on Oct. 20, including a helper on all three of Quinnipiac's goals in the third period ... Had an assist in a 6-3 loss at UMass on Nov. 25 ... Scored his first goal of the season in a 6-2 win at Princeton on Nov. 28 ... Scored in his second straight game in a 6-2 loss to Harvard on Dec. 1.
 
#19 Tanner MacMaster 
JR., 5-10, 171, FORWARD, CALGARY, ALBERT/CAMROSE KODIAKS (AJHL)
As a Senior in 2017-18: Had a three-point night with a goal and two assists in a 3-2 win against Vermont on Oct. 14 ... Had an assist and the game-winning goal in a 6-4 win at No. 16 Northeastern on Oct. 20 ... Picked up an assist in a 3-2 overtime win at Northeastern on Oct. 21 ... Tallied one assist in a 5-3 loss at RPI on Nov. 10 ... Had a goal and an assist in a 5-0 win against Brown on Nov. 17 ... Had an assist in a 2-1 loss against UMass on Nov. 24 ... Had a goal in a 6-2 win at Princeton on Nov. 28 ... Scored in his second straight game in a 6-2 loss to Harvard on Dec. 1.
 
#20 Craig Martin 
JR., 6-0, 182, JUNIOR, TRAIL, BRITISH COLUMBIA/TRAIL SMOKE EATERS (BCHL)
As a Junior in 2017-18:Picked up his first point with an assist in a 3-2 loss to No. 2 Boston University on Oct. 8, 2017 ... Had a goal and an assist in a 6-4 win at No. 16 Northeastern on Oct. 20 ... Had a goal and an assist in a 5-3 loss to RPI on Nov. 10 ... Scored his third goal of the year in a 3-0 win against Yale on Nov. 18 ... Had an assist in a 6-3 loss at UMass on Nov. 25.
 
#22 Scott Davidson 
JR.,  6-0, 210, FORWARD, TRAIL, BRITISH COLUMBIA/CHILLIWACK CHIEFS (BCHL)
As a Junior in 2017-18: Picked up his first point of the season in a 2-1 loss to Cornell on Friday, Nov. 3 ... ... Had an assist on Quinnipiac's lone goal in a 4-1 loss at Union on Nov. 11 ... Had an assist in a 6-2 win at Princeton on Nov. 28.
 
#23 Devin Moore 
FR., 5-7, 145, FORWARD, HAMPSTEAD, N.H./BROCKVILLE BRAVES (CCHL)
As a Freshman in 2017-18: Picked up his first career point with an assist in a 3-0 win against Yale on Nov. 18.
 
#24 Bo Pieper
SR., 5-11, 183, FORWARD,ROSEVILLE, MN/COQUITLAM EXPRESS (BCHL)
As a Senior in 2017-18:Scored his first goal of the season in a 3-2 loss to Boston University on Oct, 8, 2017 ... Had an assist in a 5-3 loss to RPI on Nov. 10 ... Had an assist on Chase Priskie's goal against Brown in a 5-0 win on Nov. 17 ... Had an assist in a 6-3 loss at UMass on Nov. 25 ... Had a goal and an assist in a 6-2 win at Princeton on Nov. 28.
 
#25 Brogan Rafferty 
SR., 6-2, 191, DEFENSEMAN,DUNDEE, ILL./BLOOMINGTON THUNDER (USHL)
As a Sophomore in 2017-18: Picked up his first point of the year with an assist against Vermont in a 3-2 win on Oct. 14 ... Had an assist in a 5-0 win against Brown on Nov. 17 ... Scored his first goal of the season in a 3-0 win against Yale on Nov. 18 ... Had a pair of assists in a 6-2 win at Princeton on Nov. 28.
 
#26 John Furgele 
JR., 5-10, 181, FORWARD, GLEN MILLS, PA./NEW JERSEY HITMEN (USHL)/NEW HAMPSHIRE (HOCKEY EAST)
As a Junior in 2017-18: Picked up his first point at Quinnipiac with an assist on Alex Whelan's goal in a 1-1 tie against Boston College ... Had an assist in the Bobcats' 6-4 win at No. 16 Northeastern on Oct. 20 ... Had his first multiple-point game with the Bobcats with two assists in a 5-0 win against Brown on Nov. 17 ... Scored his first goal at Quinnipiac in a 2-1 loss to UMass on Nov. 24 .. Had an assist in a 6-2 win at Princeton on Nov. 28. 
 
#27 Kevin McKernan 
SR., 5-11, 192, DEFENSEMAN, MILLBURY, MA/BOSTON JR. BRUINS (USPHL)
As a Senior in 2017-18: Picked up his first point of the year with an assist against Vermont in a 3-2 win on Oct. 14 ... Had two assists in a 3-0 win against Yale on Nov. 18 .. Scored his first goal of the season, and also picked up an assist, in a 6-2 win at Princeton on Nov. 28.
 
#28 Joe O'Connor 
FR., 6-4, 215, DEFENSEMAN, HAMDEN, CONN./BROOKS BANDITS (AJHL)
Prior to Quinnipiac: Won back-to-back (2015-16, 2016-17) Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) Championships with the Brooks Bandits ... Bandits also won the Western Canada Cup Championship in 2017 ...  In 2016-17, he scored six goals and assisted on 16 more for 22 points in 19 games played ... In 2015-16, he scored 14 goals and converted on 38 assists for 52 points in 55 games ... In all, he scored 20 goals and tallied 54 assists for 74 points in 74 career games in the AJHL ... Born in Hamden, Connecticut ... Son of Brian and Theresa O'Connor '82 ... Has two brothers, John and Pat '15 ... Attended Hamden High School and Westminster Prep ... His grandfather, Ralph O'Connor, was the Quinnipiac College men's ice hockey head coach for the 1978-79 and 1979-80 seasons ... His father, Brian, was selected with the 209th overall pick of the 1978 NHL Draft by the St. Louis Blues after winning a NCAA National Championship with Boston University in 1978.
 
#29 Odeen Tufto 
FR., 5-8, 175, FORWARD, CHASKA, MINN./SIOUX CITY MUSKETEERS (USHL)
As a Freshman in 2017-18:Picked up his first point at Quinnipiac with an assist on Alex Whelan's goal in a 1-1 tie against Boston College ... His second career point also came on an assist in a 3-2 loss to Boston University on Oct. 8 ... Had a two-goal outing against Vermont in a 3-2 win on Oct. 14 ... Became the first freshman since Ben Nelson against Army on Jan. 28,  2005 to score an overtime game-winner, which he did against Vermont on Oct. 14 ... Had a goal and an assist in Quinnipiac's 6-4 win at No. 16 Northeastern on Oct. 20 ... Was featured with the No. 9 play on ESPN's SportsCenter on Friday, Oct. 20 for his goal against Northeastern ... Had two assists, including the set-up helper on Alex Whalen's game-winning goal, in a 3-2 overtime win at No. 16 Northeastern ... Had two assists in a 5-3 loss at RPI on Nov. 10 ... Had two assists in a 5-0 win against Brown on Nov. 17 ,,, Had an assist in a 2-1 loss to UMass on Nov. 24 ... Had two assists in a 6-2 win at Princeton on Nov. 28 ... Had one assist in a 6-2 loss to Harvard on Dec. 1.
 
#31 Keith Petruzzelli 
FR., 6-5, 185, GOALIE, WILBRAHAM, MASS./MUSKEGON LUMBERJACKS (USHL)
As a Freshman in 2017-18:His first career start came against No. 2 Boston University on Oct. 8, 2017. He took a 3-2 overtime loss while stopping 31 of 34 shots on goal for the game ... Had 37 saves in a 6-4 win at Northeastern on Oct. 20 for his first collegiate victory.
 
#33 Josh Mayanja 
FR., 6-1, 165, GOALIE, FRAMINGHAM, MASS./SOUTH SHORE KINGS (USPHL) 
Prior to Quinnipiac: Suited up for the South Shore Kings of the United States Premier Hockey League (USPHL) ... Was 4-3-0 with a .906 save percentage and a 3.52 GAA.
 
#35 Andrew Shortridge
SO., 6-4, 186, GOALIE, ANCHORAGE, ALASKA /VERNON VIPERS (BCHL)
As a Sophomore in 2017-18:Stopped 25 of 26 shots on goal in a 1-1 tie at No. 13 Boston College on Friday, Oct. 6 ... Turned back 22 of Vermonts 24 shots on goal in a 3-2 overtime win on Oct. 14 ... Stopped 24 of 26 shots-on-goal in a 3-2 overtime win at No. 16 Northeastern on Oct. 21 ... Stopped all 22 of Brown's shots-on-goal for his first shutout of the season, and second of his career ... Posted his second-straight shutout with a 30-save performance against Yale on Nov. 18 ... Picked up his fifth win of the season with a 21-save performance at Princeton on Nov. 28 ... Recorded 27 saves in his third shutout of the season in a 0-0 tie against Dartmouth on Dec. 2.