The Friars enter the series tied for third in the Hockey East standings.
The series opens at 7:05 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 20 at Schneider Arena
Kevin Rooney scored two goals to lead the Friar offense.
Nick Saracino, Noel Acciari and Trevor Mingoia each notched three points to lead the Friars.
The Friars will play at home on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 7:00 p.m.
2013-14: Had two assists in Providence's 5-4 comeback win against UMass Lowell (1/24) ... Tallied an assist in the 2-1 win over UMass to complete a weekend series sweep (2/22) ... Finished with a plus-minus rating of plus-seven ... Missed eight games during the middle of the season with a lower body injury.
2012-13 Honors and Awards
HEA Weekly Top Performer (1/14, 2/18, 2/25)
2012-13: Played in 22 games for the Friars while battling through injuries ... Scored eight goals and added six assists for 14 points ... His eight goals tied his single-season career-high total ... His .636 point-per-game average was second highest on the team ... He tied for the team lead with three game-winning goals and he finished the year with a +10 plus-minus rating, which was tied for the third-highest rating ... One of five Friars with a shorthanded tally on the year ... He scored game-winning goals against Sacred Heart (10/12), at Massachusetts (1/11) and versus fifth-ranked UNH (2/13) ... His game winner against the Wildcats lifted the Friars to a 1-0 win when he found the back of the net with 2:48 to play in the third period ... Opened the season with two goals against Sacred Heart (10/12) in Providence's 8-2 victory and also had two goals at UMass (1/11) in a 5-4 PC win ... Had a career-high five points in PC's 6-2 win over Northeastern (2/22), including two goals and a career-high three assists.
2011-12: Played in 33 games as a freshman ... Recorded eight goals and nine assists for 17 points ... Notched one goal and one assist in his debut, a win over No. 7 Boston University (10/14) ... Recorded one assist in a win over UMass (10/15) ... Scored a short-handed goal at Maine (10/29) ... Scored one goal versus Princeton (11/26) ... Scored one goal in a 4-4 overtime tie versus UMass (1/5) ... Assisted on the only goal of the game in a win over No. 11 UMass Lowell (1/24) ... Scored a power-play goal at No. 5 Merrimack (1/29) ... Scored a career-high two goals against UNH (2/4) ... Had one goal in game two of the Hockey East Quarterfinals versus No. 7 UMass Lowell (3/9).
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Played junior hockey for the Omaha Lancers of the USHL for two years (2009-11) ... Finished third on the team with 40 points on 16 goals and 24 assists in 2010-11 ... Attended Shattuck St. Mary's School (Minn.) and Avon Old Farms School (Conn.) ... Earned letters in hockey and lacrosse ... Captained the Avon Old Farms team in 2008-09 and was named the team's MVP ... Also led his team to the 2008 New England Prep School championship ... Named to the Dean's List as a senior at Avon Old Farms.
PERSONAL: Stefan A. Demopoulos ... Born January 17, 1991 ... Son of Tony and Trish Demopoulos ... Has two older brothers, Alex and Nick ... Alex plays on the University of Denver lacrosse team that made it to the NCAA Final Four in 2011 ... Nick played football at Cal Berkeley and graduated in 2010 ... Social science major.
CAREER HIGHS Goals: 2 (4 times - last vs. NU 2/22/13) Assists: 3 (vs. NU 2/22/13 ) Points: 5 (vs. NU 2/22/13 )
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