2007–08 Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs women's ice hockey season

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2007–08 Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs women's ice hockey season
NCAA Frozen Four, Champions
Conference WCHA
Home ice Duluth Entertainment Convention Center
Record
Overall 34-4-1
Coaches and Captains
Head Coach Shannon Miller

The Bulldogs were WCHA regular season, WCHA playoff champions, and NCAA Frozen Four champions.

Player stats[edit]

Note: GP= Games played; G= Goals; A= Assists; PTS = Points; PIM = Penalties in Minutes; GW = Game Winning Goals; PPL = Power Play Goals; SHG = Short Handed Goals

Player GP G A Pts PIM GW PPL SHG
Haley Irwin 37 23 37 60 62 4 3 3
Laura Fridfinnson 39 22 22 44 22 3 8 2
Saara Tuominen 28 13 30 43 0 2 3 0
Elin Holmlov 36 20 21 41 24 2 7 1
Iya Gavrilova 26 19 22 41 43 7 5 0
Emmanuelle Blais 32 17 14 31 30 4 8 0
Myriam Trepanier 37 10 21 31 64 1 4 1
Heidi Pelttari 39 4 23 27 12 2 3 0
Jocelyne Larocque 39 4 22 26 60 2 1 0
Sara O'Toole 39 9 16 25 18 1 2 2
Karine Demeule 36 16 5 21 36 6 2 1
Jaime Rasmussen 39 2 11 13 0 0 1 0
Tawni Mattila 33 3 7 10 34 0 0 1
Tara Gray 39 1 9 10 26 0 0 0
Sarah Murray 39 1 3 4 24 0 0 0
Erin Olson 39 1 2 3 14 0 0 0
Kim Martin 36 0 2 2 6 0 0 0
Jessica Hawkins 39 1 0 1 12 0 0 0
Libby Guzzo 39 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
Johanna Ellison 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Amie Meyer 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Postseason[edit]

NCAA Frozen Four[edit]

  • March 15: The Bulldogs overcome three, one-goal deficits and defeat the Mercyhurst Lakers by a 5-4 score in the NCAA Quarterfinals.[2]
  • March 20: Kim Martin made 41 saves against New Hampshire as the Bulldogs advanced to the NCAA championship game. The Bulldogs won by a 3-2 score.[3]
  • March 22: The Bulldogs defeat Wisconsin 4-0 in Duluth to win their fourth NCAA title. It is only the second shutout in championship game history.
    • Sophomore netminder Kim Martin is named the 2008 NCAA Frozen Four’s Most Outstanding Player after making 28 saves against the Badgers and 69 over the tournament.
    • 2008 Frozen Four All-Tournament team: Sara O’Toole, Laura Fridfinnson, Myriam Trepanier, Heidi Pelttari, Kim Martin.[4]

Awards and honors[edit]

  • December 5: Freshman forward Iya Gavrilova and sophomore Kim Martin takes home USCHO.com Defensive Player of the Week honors, while Gavrilova picks up USCHO.com Offensive Player of the Week accolades.[5]
  • February 26, 2008: Sophomore goaltender Kim Martin is named a 2008 Patty Kazmaier Top-10 Finalist. She is the tenth Maroon and Gold player to be recognized in the as a top-10 finalist, and is the second netminder to land the honor.[6]
  • March 12: Kim Martin, Top Three finalist, Patty Kazmaier Award (Martin became the fifth top-three finalist from UMD to gain the honor) [7]
  • June 26: The Bulldogs make their fourth visit to the White House. The Bulldogs are honored in a Rose Garden ceremony with President George W. Bush.[8]
  • Haley Irwin is named the WCHA Rookie of the Year, only the second Bulldog ever to collect the honor.
  • Haley Irwin, All-WCHA First Team
  • Haley Irwin, All-WCHA Rookie Team
  • Kim Martin, All-WCHA First Team
  • Saara Tuominen, All-WCHA Third Team
  • Jocelyne Larocque, All-WCHA Third Team.
  • Jocelyne Larocque, All-WCHA Rookie Team.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs Women's Hockey 2007-2008 Statistics: Overall". USCHO.com. Retrieved 12 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "Memorable Moments". Minnesota Duluth Athletics. Retrieved 7 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "Memorable Moments". Minnesota Duluth Athletics. Retrieved 7 May 2010. 
  4. ^ "Memorable Moments". Minnesota Duluth Athletics. Retrieved 7 May 2010. 
  5. ^ "Memorable Moments". Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs Athletics. Retrieved 8 June 2010. 
  6. ^ "Memorable Moments". Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs Athletics. Retrieved 8 June 2010. 
  7. ^ "Memorable Moments". Minnesota Duluth Athletics. Retrieved 7 May 2010. 
  8. ^ "Memorable Moments". Minnesota Duluth Athletics. Retrieved 7 May 2010. 
  9. ^ "Memorable Moments". Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs Athletics. Retrieved 8 June 2010. 

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