Stat Pack: No One-Hit Wonders

The last eight Frozen Four participants are among the nation's best again entering the break.
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Scott Czarnowczan and Ferris State boast the nation's best winning percentage.

In our Stat Pack feature, College Hockey Inc. highlights five obscure but telling statistics from the world of college hockey. You can find many more, in our filtered stats database.

1. Eight teams have played in the last two Frozen Fours, five of them reaching that stage for the first time. They have proven not to be one-time surprises, however, as all eight are in the top 12 nationally in winning percentage and the top 11 in the national poll. Together, they boast a .746 winning percentage this season:

Team Records, Last 8 Frozen Four Participants
14-2-3 - Ferris State
12-2-2 - Minnesota
11-2-3 - St. Cloud State
13-3-3 - Quinnipiac
12-3-3 - Union
10-4-2 - Boston College
11-5-0 - UMass Lowell
6-3-3 - Yale
89-24-19 - Combined (.746)

 

2. St. Lawrence's Greg Carey, the nation's scoring leader with 36 points, not surprisingly also leads in two- (10), three- (6) and four-point (3) games:

Most Multiple-Point Games
10 - Greg Carey, St. Lawrence
9 - Ryan Haggerty, RPI
9 - Daniel O'Donoghue, Mercyhurst
8 - Matthew Zay, Mercyhurst
8 - Kevin Hayes, Boston College
8 - Sam Anas, Quinnipiac

Most Multiple-Goal Games
6 - Ryan Haggerty, RPI
4 - Matt Carey, St. Lawrence
3 - Johnny Gaudreau, Boston College
3 - Kevin Roy, Northeastern
3 - Jeremy Wick, St. Lawrence

 

3. Here's a look at some of the hottest goaltenders in college hockey heading into the exam/holiday break:

Best Save Percentage, Since Thanksgiving (Min. 2 GP)
.956 - C.J. Motte, Ferris State
.955 - Branden Komm, Bentley
.950 - Raphael Girard, Harvard
.950 - Mike Rotolo, RIT
.950 - Clay Witt, Northeastern

 

4. Five teams are in the top 10 nationally in both goals against per game and goals per game:

Def. Rank Team Off. Rank
3rd Quinnipiac 9th
4th St. Cloud State 10th
5th Providence 8th
8th Minnesota 2nd
9th Ferris State  6th

 

5. Four of the top five shot blockers in college hockey are seniors, with Michigan Tech freshman Cliff Watson the lone exception:

Most Blocked Shots
57 - Eric Knodel, UNH
53 - Cliff Watson, MTU
50 - Randy Cure, Mercyhurst
48 - Michael Quinn, Alaska
47 - Colin Shea, UMass

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