The Friars and River Hawks are battling for first place in the Hockey East Standings
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Played for Prince George Spruce Kings of the BCHL during the 2011-12 season ... Recorded 41 goals, 57 assists and 98 points in 59 games for the Spruce Kings to lead the BCHL in scoring ... Earned the BCHL MVP award and received the Brett Hull Trophy as the league's leading scorer ... Prior to Prince George, de Jersey played for the Salmon Arm Silverbacks (2010-11) and the Burnaby Express of the BCHL. PERSONAL: Paul R. de Jersey ... Born July 25, 1992 ... Son of Don de Jersey and Sandra Wiebe ... Has two older brothers, Brad and Colin... Has not declared a major.