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Brian Smith | ACHA | October 6, 2017

Breakout stars looming, top teams returning to form

  Boston College and Minnesota conclude their two-game series Friday in a Top 5 matchup.

With women's ice hockey back in full swing and with perennial matchups milestone wins on the horizon, let's break down the numbers this week.

0 — amount of goals Bemidji State has allowed so far this season as the Beavers head into game 3 tonight of the season tonight against No. 2 Clarkson, who is averaging three goals a game.

1 — Collegiate shots it took for Bemidji State freshman forward Lindsey Featherstone to score her first career goal.

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2 — Wins shy of 600 in program history for Minnesota. The program, now in its 21st season, owns an all-time 598-121-49 (.811) mark.

2 — Number of goals scored by Jalyn Elmes in 34 games during her 2016-17 freshman season. The sophomore blue-liner matched that output in her first two contests of 2017-18, with consecutive game-winning goals in Minnesota Duluth's season-opening sweep of Penn State.

3 — Providence College looks to go 3-0-0 for the first time in program history this weekend. The Friars swept the opening weekend of the season with a 7-3 win over Union at 6-2 win against Vermont.

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3 — Number of players missing from this weekend’s No. 4 UMD at No. 3 Boston College series while in residency with Team USA in preparation of the 2018 Olympics. The Eagles’ defensemen Kali Flanagan and Megan Keller and Bulldogs’ goaltender Maddie Rooney are currently in Tampa training with USA Hockey.

4 — Up this week the Union Dutchwomen take on Penn State, a team against which they are 4-5-1 all time. Union took home a 4-2 victory during the last match up on Oct. 8, 2016. 

13 — Career shutouts for Ohio State redshirt-junior goaltender Kassidy Sauve, a program record. Sauve set the mark with a 21-save blanking of RPI last Saturday.

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18 — Clarkson is unbeaten in its last 18 games, going 16-0-2 since January 20, a 2-1 setback to Cornell. They host Bemidji State tonight, looking for No. 19.

18 — Senior Kennedy Marchment looks to move into 18th place on St. Lawrence’s all-time scoring list, currently sitting at 114 points entering her senior season.

100 — Number of games RPI senior captain Shayna Tomlinson will have played after tonight’s home opener against Maine.

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