Hockey East News
Josh Soares of Hamilton, a senior forward at Maine, was named player of the week after earning four points in a 7-1 win over Northeastern. Soares scored three goals, two short-handed, and assisted on one against the Huskies, while teammate Mike Hamilton of Victoria had a goal and two assists for the Black Bears.
Maine defeated New Brunswick in overtime, 3-2, in an exhibition game on Dec. 6.
UMass-Lowell freshman Jason Bergeron of Ancaster, Ont., had an assist in a 4-2 loss to New Hampshire and a goal in a 3-3 tie against St. Lawrence.