Seasons In Review ’06-’07: Men’s Hockey

RecordFalling to #8 BU in the deciding third game of the Hockey East quarterfinals, the #19 University of Vermont men’s hockey team finished the 06-07 campaign with an overall record of 18-16-5 (12-10-5 Hockey East). Most Valuable PlayersTorrey Mitchell and Joe FallonMitchell, a junior co-captain, led the team in scoring with 35 points (12 goals, 23 assists) on his way to earning a Hockey East All-Star honorable mention. Fallon, a junior goaltender, was the team’s back-bone, finishing the year with a 17-14-3 record. His 1.86 goals against average ranked third in the country. His six shutouts extended his own school record of career shutouts to 17.What the Coach Has to SayHead coach Kevin Sneddon”What a great series it was. Obviously it’s tough to be on the losing end, especially after our team did such a nice job of digging themselves out of a 2-0 deficit,” Sneddon said “I’m just so proud of our team. “It’s hard for me to go in there and tell them how well they did because they are hurting pretty bad in there right now.”Season HighlightSweeping then #7 Boston College at home Jan. 19 and 20After being swept at home by then #4 New Hampshire on Jan. 5 and 6, the Cats rebound-ed to upset the Eagles at home with a couple of thrilling 3-2 and 4-3 victories. The then #14 Cats solidified their playoff aspirations and rode the ensu-ing wave of momentum all the way to the Hockey East quar-terfinals.Interesting FactDespite going just 8-8-2 at home, the Cats saw their sellout streak at Gutterson Fieldhouse reach 57 consecutive games.