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 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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