April 21: The women’s hockey team named its three captains at a banquet at Matthews Arena. Katy Applin, Annie Hogan, and Julia Marty will serve as tri-captains for the 2009-10 season.
May 21: Dave Flint was named an assistant coach for the 2010 U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team.
Aug 3: The Huskies have added Danielle Kerr from London, Ontario to their 2009-10 recruiting class.
Kerr joins Lindsay Domaas, Brittany Esposito, Siena Falino, Casie Fields, Rachel Llanes, Casey Pickett and Kelly Wallace as the eight newcomers to the Huskies this season.
Aug 21: The Northeastern University women’s hockey team will face New Hampshire at Fenway Park on Jan. 8, 2010, in the first outdoor women’s college hockey game ever. The 4 p.m. game played between the Huskies and Wildcats will be the first game of a Hockey East Doubleheader. The men’s teams at Boston College and Boston University will face off at 7:30 p.m. This will be the 110th all-time matchup between the Huskies and the Wildcats.
October: Florence Schelling posted a 6-1-1 record in October, including three shutouts vs. Robert Morris on Oct. 10 and Vermont on Oct. 30-31. Her 0.74 GAA and .970 save percentage led the nation, while her three shutouts were second nationally. She did not allow more than two goals in any game in October 2009, and has allowed one goal or less in seven of eight games. Her 191 saves rank second in the conference to Providence’s Genevieve Lacasse. She is unbeaten in Hockey East play (3-0-1), giving up only three goals in four games.
November: Florence Schelling posted a 3-2-1 record in November, recording one shutout (vs. Vermont on Nov. 25) and a 1.32 GAA and a .958 save percentage. In 362:48 minutes, Schelling stopped 183 of 191 shots. She allowed one goal or less in four of six games and made 30 saves or more in four of six games. On Nov. 8 at Providence, Schelling stopped 11 of 13 shootout attempts, in addition to making 37 saves in regulation and overtime.
Leah Sulyma stopped 61 of 67 shots in two games the week of January 31, in addition to both shootout attempts in the opening round of the Beanpot on Feb. 2. Sulyma has now taken home the honor three times this season. Sulyma turned aside 31 shots on Feb. 2 vs. Boston University, helping Northeastern to its first Beanpot final in six years.
February 10, 2010: Yale women's hockey head coach Hilary Witt was inducted into the Women's Beanpot Hall of Fame. The induction honors her performance as a player for Northeastern in the annual tournament featuring the four Boston-area women's hockey teams. The ceremony was held prior to the Beanpot Championship game at Harvard's Bright Center. Witt is Northeastern's all-time leading scorer and helped the Huskies to a pair of Beanpot championships (1997 and 1998) along with the 1997 ECAC championship. She had 20 career points in Beanpot competition, also a Northeastern record. Overall she totaled 113 goals, 95 assists and 208 points for her career (1997–2000).
January 8: The Huskies fell to New Hampshire by a score of 5-3 in the opening game of the Sun Life Frozen Fenway doubleheader, the first-ever outdoor women's college hockey game. The Huskies held a 3-1 lead into the third period, but a four goal rally by the Wildcats earned them the win. Freshman Brittany Esposito scored two goals and senior Annie Hogan added two assists.