UMass Boston men's hockey forwards Travis Daniel (North Brunswick, N.J.) and Peter MacIntyre (Norfolk, Mass.) have been named to the Division II/III New England All-Star Team, the New England Hockey Writers Association (NEWHA) announced Wednesday afternoon.
The pair of forwards finished first and second on the Beacons in goals, assists and points and helped the team to a 17-6-4 record and third place finish in the ECAC East Conference. Daniel becomes just the second NEWHA All-Star recipient in UMass Boston history, joining goaltender Ryan Donovan ('10). MacIntrye joins Donovan as the second underclassmen to earn All-Star honors at UMass Boston in program history.
Daniel, a Second Team All-Conference honoree, led the Beacons with 25 assists, while tallying 11 goals and 36 total points. The senior captain tied for the team-lead with seven power-play tallies, the fourth-most in program history in a single season. In addition to setting the program-record for career power-play goals (20), Daniel tied former teammate Eric Tufman ('11) for the program-mark for career game-winning goals (11) with two this season.
In addition to setting several program marks, Daniel became the 13th member of the 100-point club in UMass Boston history and finished his career fifth in UMB history with 125 career points and fourth with 81 career helpers.
MacIntyre adds another postseason award to his trophy case after becoming the second Beacon in school history to be named an American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) All-American. The sophomore forward paced the Beacons with 18 goals and 40 total points, while finishing second on the Beacons with 22 assists.
He finished the season fourth in Division III with 1.54 points per goal and also ranked tied for ninth with his .69 goals per game and tied for eight with .85 assists per contest.
This year's banquet will be held on Wednesday, April 16 at the Prince Restaurant in Saugus, Mass. The banquet will start at 6 p.m. All awards and All-Star teams will be presented at the gala. All coaches, student-athletes, family members and friends are encouraged to attend Wednesday's banquet. Please contact Mike Brown at (781) 245-2122 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for information on attending this event. Cost is $40 per person.