December 30, 2010
Quinnipiac Men's Ice Hockey Hosts No. 8/9 Nebraska Omaha For Two-Game Series This Week
December 30-31, 2010
Quinnipiac University (8-9-1, 4-5-1 ECAC Hockey) vs.
No. 8/9 University of Nebraska Omaha (12-5-1, 9-4-1 WCHA)
TD Bank Sports Center - Hamden, Conn.
On The Air
AM 1220 WQUN
AM 1410 WPOP (Friday)
Bill Schweizer - play-by-play
Chris Kotsopoulos - color commentary
The End of 2010
The Quinnipiac men's ice hockey team will host nationally-ranked
No. 8/9 Nebraska Omaha for its final two games of the 2010 calendar
year. The Bobcats will host the Mavericks for a two-game series at
the TD Bank Sports on Thursday, Dec. 30 at 7 p.m. and Friday, Dec.
31 at 12 p.m.
The "Voice of the Bobcats" Bill Schweizer will have the
play-by-play for both games against Nebraska-Omaha this week on AM
1220 WQUN with color commentary provided by 12-year NHL veteran
Chris Kotsopoulos. Thursday's game can also be heard on AM 1410
WPOP, while every game can be heard on-line at www.wqun.com.
All-Time Against Nebraska-Omaha
Quinnipiac and Nebraska-Omaha have never met. The Bobcats traveled
to Omaha for the start of the 2008-09 season to partake in UNO's
annual Mutual of Omaha Stampede. The Bobcats lost the first game of
the season-opening tournament and missed an opportunity to play the
Scouting The Mavericks
Nebraska Omaha is currently 12-5-1 overall and 9-4-1 in WCHA play
and are currently ranked eighth in the USCHO.com Division I and USA
Today/USA Hockey Magazine polls. The Mavericks currently boast
eight players in double figures in scoring, including a trio of
players in Matt Ambroz, Terry Broadhurst and Joey Martin with 19
points apiece. Ambroz leads the team with nine goals, while also
adding 10 assists, while Martin leads the team with 15 assists,
while also scoring four times. Broadhurst checks in with six goals
and 13 assists. In goal, John Faukner has played a majority of the
minutes in goal for UNO, logging a 12-5-1 record with a .915 save
percentage and a 2.35 goals-against average.
Their Last Time Out
The Bobcats have not been on the ice since Saturday, Dec. 11 when
they lost to Providence, 5-2, in Providence, R.I. Yuri Bouharevich
and Ben Arnt scored for Quinnipionac, while Zack Currie, Spencer
Heichman, John Dunbar and Kevin Bui all had assists. Eric Hartzell
took the loss, while Pat McGann made his first appearance for
Quinnipiac since last season, stopping 10 of 11 shots on goal over
the final 20 minutes of regulation.
Yuri Bouharevich has already posted career numbers this season,
tying last year's mark of four goals, while besting last season's
assist total, which now stands at nine.
The Bobcat Leader Board
Bouharevich currently leads Quinnipiac in assist (nine) and points
(13), while Scott Zurevinski currently leads the Bobcats in goals
(six). Freshman Connor Jones is close behind in all three
categories with four goals and seven assists for 11 points. Twin
brother Kellen sits tied with Zurevinski with nine points on four
goals and five assists. Jeremy Langlois is second on the roster in
goals with six, while Zach Davies leads all QU defensemen in goals
(two), assists (six) and points (eight).
Respect The Streak
Bouharevich's four-game point streak is the longest active streak
among all Quinnipiac players, and also the longest scoring streak