Nov 292013

Holiday tournament time! The Chargers are in South Bend, Indiana, this weekend to play in the Shillelagh Tournament, hosted by Notre Dame. UAH plays the 11th-ranked Irish tonight at 6:35 p.m., and will play either Northeastern or Western Michigan at 3:05 p.m. in the championship or consolation game.

Here’s how you can follow the action:

Friday’s game vs. Notre Dame, 6:35 p.m.

Saturday’s game vs. Northeastern or Western Michigan, 3:05 p.m.

For both games, you can get updates on Twitter: @weloveuahhockey (us), @uahhockey (official), @uahchargers (official), @NDHockey (official)

2013-14 Stats UAH Notre Dame Northeastern Western Michigan
Overall record 0-12-0 8-5-1 8-5-0 5-5-2
Conf. record 0-8-0 WCHA 2-3-1 HE 3-4-0 HE 2-2-0 NCHC
Goals per game 0.92 2.86 3.62 2.67
Goals allowed per game 4.75 1.93 2.62 2.42
Penalty minutes per game 14.7 12.8 17.8 18.1
Power play 7.5% 17.6% 20.9% 12.5%
Penalty kill 62.1% 87.9% 78.2% 84.8%
Leading scorers Regan Soquila
Alex Allan
Chad Brears
Vince Hinostroza
T.J. Tynan
Sam Herr
Kevin Roy
Mike Szmatula
Dalen Hedges
S. Berschbach
Justin Kovacs
Josh Pitt
Goaltending C. Guerriero
(6 GS, 3.95 GAA, .887 SV%)
Matt Larose
(6 GS, 5.35 GAA, .863 SV%)
S. Summerhays
(13 GS, 1.64 GAA, .938 SV%)
Clay Witt
(9 GS, 2.23 GAA, .936 SV%)
Frank Slubowski
(10 GS, 2.58 GAA, .914 SV%)


UAH vs. Notre Dame: This is the first of two visits to South Bend for UAH this season, as the Chargers return for a regular two-game series with the Fighting Irish on January 10 and 11.

The last time UAH played Notre Dame was in South Bend to start the 2009-10 season: The Chargers stunned the fifth-ranked Irish 3-2 in the first game, and lost 3-1 in the second game. UAH is 6-7 all-time against the Irish, and the Chargers’ 3-2 double overtime loss in the NCAA Midwest Regional semifinal in 2007 is the longest game in UAH hockey history.

Notre Dame was swept at UMass-Lowell last weekend.

UAH vs. Northeastern: The Huskies would be the first repeat opponent for the Chargers this season if they meet on Saturday. NU beat UAH 9-1 and 3-2 in Boston to open the season. Northeastern is coming off a sweep of a home-and-home series with Merrimack. Kevin Roy’s 11 goals are tied for fourth-most in the nation.

UAH vs. Western Michigan: The Broncos hold an 11-1 all-time series lead against the Chargers, the lone UAH win coming on Oct. 20, 2000. The teams last met in Kalamazoo in Oct. 2011. WMU swept a home-and-home with Michigan State last week. Shane Berschbach is seventh in the nation in points per game (1.42).


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