Men's Hockey players pick up ECAC East honors
New England College first-year forward Olli Kalliosaari (Hattula, Finland) picked up ECAC East Rookie of the Week honors and sophomore goalie Aaron Harvey (Milford, Nova Scotia) was named ECAC East Goalie of the week for their performance throughout the week of Jan. 25 – Feb. 1.
Kalliosaari led the Pilgrims to a 2-0-1 week totaling six points, including three goals and three assists. In NEC’s win over St. Anselm Kalliosaari netted two goals including the game-winner and a power-play goal. In Friday’s 5-3 win over St. Michael’s Kalliosaari dished out two assists and in Saturday’s 2-2 tie with Norwich Kalliosaari had a hand in each of the Pilgrim goals scoring the first goal and assisting the second.
Harvey posted a 2-0-1 week in net for the Pilgrims. In Tuesday’s win over St. Anselm Harvey allowed just one goal and stopped 28 Hawks shots. In Friday’s win over St. Michael’s Harvey totaled 21 saves and in Saturday’s tie with Norwich he totaled an impressive 44 saves. For the week Harvey totaled 93 saves and allowed six goals in 185 minutes of work.