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Gaudreau named Hockey East's Athletic Republic Player Of The Week

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames

BOSTON, MA -- On Monday, Hockey East announced Calgary Flames prospect Johnny Gaudreau has been named the Athletic Republic Player Of The Week.

Gaudreau scored three times in wins over No. 8 Notre Dame and No. 12 BU, including the game-winner in each of two victories over ranked opponents. Gaudreau notched his first multi-goal game of the season on Friday vs. the Fighting Irish at Conte Forum. He finished the weekend with eight shots, a +2 rating and extended his point scoring streak to nine games.

The Carney's Point, NJ native has scored seven times this season with five of those markers being game-winners. He leads the nation in that category. The 19 year-old leads Boston College in scoring with 12 points in nine games.

Gaudreau's fellow Flames prospect and Boston College teammate Bill Arnold was named one of the Hockey East Weekly Top Performers. Arnold tallied two points (1 goal, 1 assist) and a team-high +3 rating in the two-game weekend sweep of Notre Dame and BU.

Arnold sits third in team scoring with 10 points (4 goals, 6 assists) in nine games.

Boston College was named the Hockey East Team Of The Week for their outstanding performances this past weekend. The Eagles picked up two victories vs. Top-15 opponents on the week, beginning on Friday with a 3-1 win vs. No. 8 Notre Dame and followed that up with a 4-2 road win at No. 12 archrival Boston University on Sunday. BC finished the weekend 11-for-12 (91.6%) on the penalty kill.

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