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    GAME DAY - PROVIDENCE AT #5 MERRIMACK - Sun., Jan. 29

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    Providence will complete the regular-season series against No. 5 Merrimack at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 29 at Lawler Arena in North Andover, Mass.
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    Friars To Play At No. 5 Merrimack on Sunday Afternoon

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    Providence will complete the regular-season series against No. 5 Merrimack at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 29 at Lawler Arena in North Andover, Mass.  GAME NOTES

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    Friars Knock Off No. 11 UMass Lowell, 1-0

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    Providence (10-11-2, 8-7-1 HE) defeated No. 11 UMass Lowell (14-7-0, 9-6-0 HE), by a score of 1-0 Tuesday night at Schneider Arena. Senior goaltender Alex Beaudry recorded his second shutout of the season in the victory. It marked Providence's first win over UMass Lowell since November 24, 2009.
    FULL RECAP | PROJO GALLERY | PROJO ARTICLE | BOSTON HERALD RECAP

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    Providence will host No. 11/11 UMass Lowell at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 24 at Schneider Arena. It will mark the first meeting between the two teams this season. The Friars and the River Hawks also will face each other in the last two regular-season games on March 2-3.
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    Friars Host No. 11 UMass Lowell On Tuesday Night

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    Providence will host No. 11/11 UMass Lowell at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 24 at Schneider Arena.  It will mark the first meeting between the two teams this season.  The Friars and the River Hawks also will face each other in the last two regular-season games on March 2-3.
    GAME NOTES

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    Providence College will play Boston University in a home-and-home series beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, January 20 at Agganis Arena in Boston, Mass. The two teams will complete the weekend series at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 21 at Schneider Arena in Providence. Friday's game will be aired live on NESN.

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    Vince Muzik did a series where he conducted interviews with Friar hockey alumni on the impact that Providence College had on their lives.  Below is an interview with Ron Wilson, former Friar and current Head Coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
    By Vince Muzik



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    Friars To Play At Boston U. Friday Night On NESN

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    Providence College will play Boston University in a home-and-home series beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, January 20 at Agganis Arena in Boston, Mass. The two teams will complete the weekend series at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 21 at Schneider Arena in Providence. The game will be aired live on NESN.

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    Friars Defeat Vermont, 5-2

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    The Friars defeated Vermont, 5-2, Sunday afternoon in a Hockey East game played at the Gutterson Fieldhouse in Burlington, Vt.  Sophomore Derek Army and freshman Ross Mauermann each scored twice to lead the way for the Friars who earned their first win of 2012.  It also marked Providence's first win at Vermont since December 1, 2007.

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    GAME NIGHT - PROVIDENCE AT VERMONT - Jan. 15, 4:00 PM

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    The Friars will play their first road game of the new year when they face the University of Vermont at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 15 at the Gutterson Fieldhouse in Burlington, Vt. It will mark the first road contest for the Friars since December 6.
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    Friars Head To Vermont For Sunday Afternoon Game

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    The Friars will play their first road game of the new year when they face the University of Vermont at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 15 at the Gutterson Fieldhouse in Burlington, Vt.  It will mark the first road contest for the Friars since December 6.

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    GAME NIGHT - PROVIDENCE VS. UNH - Wed., Jan. 11

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    Providence College will complete its three-game home stand to start the new year at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 11 against the University of New Hampshire.  It will mark the first of three meetings in the next three weeks between the two teams. 

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    Friars To Host UNH On Wednesday Night

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    Providence College will complete its three-game home stand to start the new year at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 11 against the University of New Hampshire. It will mark the first of three meetings in the next three weeks between the two teams.


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    Friars Hold Hockey Youth Clinic

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    Friars Head Coach Nate Leaman and the Friars held a hockey youth clinic on Saturday, January 7 at the Kennedy Plaza Rink in downtown Providence.    

    PHOTO GALLERY

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    Former Friar Colin McDonald Makes Debut With Penguins

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    Former Friar Colin McDonald '07 made his debut with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday, January 6 against the New York Rangers. In all, he has played two games.

    Prior to being called up, McDonald was playing for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. In 33 games, he had eight goals and 20 assists for 28 points. During the 2009-10 season, McDonald made his NHL debut with the Oilers and scored one goal. FULL STORY

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    Friar Coach Nate Leaman To Host Youth Clinic On Saturday

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    Providence College Head Hockey Coach Nate Leaman and the Friars will host a youth clinic from 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 7 at the Kennedy Plaza Rink in downtown Providence.  FULL RELEASE

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    Friars And UMass Skate To 4-4 Overtime Tie

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    Providence College and the University of Massachusetts skated to a 4-4 overtime tie Thursday night in a Hockey East game played at Schneider Arena. In a back-and-forth contest, the Friars scored with 1:39 left in the third period to take a 4-3 lead, but the Minutemen forced overtime as they scored with 37 seconds remaining.

    RECAP | BOSTON HERALD GAME STORY

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    GAME DAY - PROVIDENCE VS. UMASS - Thur., Jan 5

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    After playing its final non-conference game on Sunday, Providence College will begin a stretch of 17 consecutive Hockey East games, starting at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 5 against the UMass Minutemen at Schneider Arena.

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    Three Former Friars Selected To AHL All-Star Game

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    Former Friar standouts Jon DiSalvatore '03, Colin McDonald '07 and Matt Taormina '09 have been selected to play in the American Hockey League (AHL) All-Star game which will take place Monday, January 30 in Atlantic City, N.J. 

    FULL RELEASE | AHL RELEASE | COLLEGE HOCKEY INC. RELEASE
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    Friars Host UMass On Thursday Night

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    After playing its final non-conference game on Sunday, Providence College will begin a stretch of 17 consecutive Hockey East games, starting at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 5 against the UMass Minutemen at Schneider Arena.


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    Friars Featured In the Boston Globe

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    Friar Head Coach Nate Leaman and the Friars were the subject of a Boston Globe feature that was written on December 30.

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    GAME DAY - PROVIDENCE VS. BROWN - Sun., Jan. 1

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    After 25 days without playing a game, Providence College will host Brown University on Sunday, January 1 at 4:00 p.m. in the 26th Annual Mayor's Cup at Providence's Schneider Arena.
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