1. Boston College Eagles: (12-5-0) (L, 5-3 BU, W, 6-1 BU, W, 4-1 PC)
The Eagles rebounded from a home loss against Boston University on Friday night with a pair of wins against rivals BU and Providence. Freshman goalie Brian Billett has taken advantage of his opportunity going 3-0-0 with a 1.33 GAA in his first three career starts.
Next: 12/9 @ UML
2. Merrimack Warriors: (9-2-1) (L, 2-1 PC, L, 6-1 PC)
Merrimack had their first bump in the road this season, as the Warriors got swept in a home-and-home series against Providence. On Saturday night Merrimack gave up more than two goals for the first time all year.
Next: 12/7 vs. UVM, 12/10 @ Colgate
3. Boston University Terriers: (8-5-1) (W, 5-3 BC, L, 6-1 BC)
On Friday night, Boston University won their second straight game against Boston College at Conte Forum behind 42 saves from goaltender Kieran Millan. The Terriers struggled on Saturday however, only managing one goal from Corey Trivino, his tenth of the season.
Next: 12/8 @ UNH, 12/10 @ ME
4. UMass Lowell River Hawks: (9-4-0) (W, 3-2 UNH, W, 5-3 UNH)
UMass Lowell continues to roll after a home-and-home sweep of UNH over the weekend. Freshman forward Scott Wilson has been hot of late for the River Hawks, registering ten points in his last eight games.
Next: 12/9 vs. BC, 12/10 @ NU
5. Providence Friars: (8-7-1) (W, 2-1 MC, W, 6-1 MC, L, 4-1 BC)
After beating the top ranked Merrimack Warriors in overtime at home on Friday, the Friars went into Lawler Arena and demolished the Warriors 6-1 on Saturday night. Junior forward Tim Schaller scored seven times in November and was named Hockey East Player of the Month.
6. Northeastern Huskies: (6-7-2) (W, 9-2 ND, W, 2-1 ND)
The Huskies have now won five in a row after sweeping future Hockey East foe Notre Dame on the road. It seems Northeastern has begun to hit their stride under new coach Jim Madigan, as they have outscored their opponents 24-7 during the five game streak.
Next: 12/10 vs. UML
7. Maine Black Bears: (6-6-2) (W, 6-4 UVM, W, 5-2 UVM)
Maine now has a three game winning streak after two victories at Vermont over the weekend. Spencer Abbott is the leading scorer in Hockey East, totaling a remarkable 23 points in only 14 games.
Next: 12/10 vs. BU
8. New Hampshire Wildcats: (6-8-2) (L, 3-2 UML, L, 5-3 UML)
The Wildcats had a disappointing weekend as they got swept by a hot UMass Lowell team. New Hampshire had a seven game point streak earlier in the season, but have now dropped four out of five.
Next: 12/8 vs. BU
9. Massachusetts Minutemen: (4-7-3) (T, 4-4 Harvard)
The Minutemen earned a tie in a back and forth game against ECAC opponent Harvard at home. Forwards Daniel Hobbs and Steven Guzzo both had a goal and an assist in the tie.
Next: 12/7 vs. Yale
10. Vermont Catamounts: (3-10-1) (L, 6-4 ME, L, 5-3 ME)
The Catamounts lackluster season continued as Vermont lost twice at home to the Maine Black Bears. Sophomore forward Connor Brickley did continue his strong play however, and has now scored in four straight games.
Next: 12/7 @ MC