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College hockey: SLU’s Carey, Weninger earn ECAC honors


CANTON — St. Lawrence University seniors Greg Carey and Matt Weninger were named ECAC Hockey’s player and goaltender of the week, respectively, following the Saints’ season-opening sweep of the University of Maine.

Weninger continued his domination of the Black Bears with a pair of wins last weekend and earned the weekly honor for the second consecutive year as he made 25 saves on 26 shots in a 3-1 win over Maine on Friday and stopped 33 of 35 shots in a 5-2 victory on Saturday. Weninger, who has made 51 straight career starts for the Saints, has saved 124 of 128 shots in four career games against the Black Bears — all wins — against Maine, while posting a .968 save percentage and a 1.00 goals against average.

Carey earned his second career league player of the week award after recording a five-point weekend, including a pair of goals, against the Black Bears. He recorded his second straight four-point Saturday this time around against Maine, scoring two goals and assisting on two others and had an assist in Friday’s win. Last year, Carey posted six points with two goals and four assists in two games at Maine.

n St. Lawrence will host its hockey alumni weekend as the Saints’ men’s team will host Northeastern University at 7 p.m. on Oct. 25-26 at Appleton Arena.

The Saturday game with the Huskies will be alumni night with several stars expected to attend.

Additionally, former Saint All-American Brian McFarlane, who went on to gain fame as a broadcaster on Hockey Night in Canada and as an author of a number of hockey books, will speak in the Winston Room at the Sullivan Student Center at 11 a.m. on Saturday.

The session with McFarlane is open to the public.

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