UML Goaltender Nets HE Honor
LOWELL -- Senior goaltender Christoffer Hernberg (Espoo, Finland) of the UMass Lowell hockey team has been named the Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday.
Hernberg recorded 33 saves in the 2-1 victory at second-ranked Massachusetts in Hockey East play on Friday night at the Mullins Center.
He totaled 10-plus saves in each period in his fourth win of the season, which included a game-high 12 saves in the third period.
It marked the eighth time in his River Hawk career he recorded 30-plus saves in a start.
It marks the third time in Hernberg’s career he has earned Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week honors.