Union's Lichtenwald named HCA rookie of the month
It was a very good Friday for Union hockey freshman center Eli Lichtenwald.
A couple of hours after being named ECAC Hockey rookie of the month for December, Lichtenwald earned the Hockey Commissioners' Association National Division I Rookie of the Month for December.
Lichtenwald had four goals and three assists in six games, leading all rookies in scoring nationally during the month. He finished the month with a five-game point scoring streak. He had two goals and an assist in the Dutchmen's 6-4 win over Quinnipiac Dec. 7.
Lichtenwald has seven goals and six assists in 11 games for the Dutchmen this season.