For his dominating performance against Boston University this past weekend Mike Pereira was named Hockey East Co-Player of the Week. Pereira had a couple goals to go with a couple assists in the 5-1 win on Friday. Pereira shared the honor with fan favorite Joey Diamond of Maine. Branden Gracel and K.J. Tiefenwerth were named Top Performers.
Hockey East has five teams ranked this week as Saturday’s opponent, Merrimack, has broken into the USCHO top 20.
Northeastern will be coming into the Mullins Center on Friday feeling good about themselves after they beat BU earlier tonight to advance to the Beanpot Final next week.