Men’s Ice Hockey’s Blanchette Named NE10 Rookie of the Week

Men’s Ice Hockey’s Blanchette Named NE10 Rookie of the Week

Northeast-10 Conference Men's Ice Hockey Weekly Release (PDF)

RINDGE, N.H. (January 8, 2019) – Freshman forward Justin Blanchette (Monroe, Conn.) of the Franklin Pierce University men’s ice hockey team has been selected as Northeast-10 Conference Rookie of the Week, for the week ending on Jan. 6, as announced on Tuesday afternoon by the league office.

In the team’s only game last week, Blanchette dished out two assists, including one on the game-winning goal, in a 4-2 win at Western New England on Friday afternoon. He recorded three shots on goal in the game.

On the season, Blanchette has played in all 12 games and is fourth on the team in scoring, with seven points, on two goals and five assists. He has tallied one game-winning goal along the way.

The Ravens return to the ice on Tuesday, Jan. 8, when they return home to host Westfield State in a non-conference contest. Opening faceoff is set for 7:30 p.m. at Jason Ritchie Ice Arena in Winchendon.

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