Jon Gillies
Jon  Gillies


South Portland, Maine

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 215


Last Team:
Indiana Ice (USHL)


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Kris Mayotte Named to U.S. National Junior Team Staff

Mayotte will serve as an assistant for the U.S. at the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championships


Nick Ellis Named a Mike Richter Award Nominee

The third annual Mike Richter Award will be presented at the Frozen Four in Tampa, Fla.


Providence College Athletics to be Honored at Words Unlimited Banquet

The department will be recognized for five different awards on Sunday, Feb. 28.


Pinho's Three Points Lift #3 Men's Hockey Over Vermont, 3-1

The sophomore forward has registered eight points over his last four games.

2014-15 Honors and Awards
• CCM/AHCA Second Team All-American (4/10)
• USCHO.com First Team All-American (4/16)
• NCAA Frozen Four Most Outstanding Player (4/11)
• NCAA Frozen Four All-Tournament Team (4/11)
• All-East Regional Team (3/29)
• First Team Hockey East All-Star (3/19)
• Runner-up Hockey East Player of the Year (3/19)
• Walter Brown Award Semifinalist (2/4)
• 2x Hockey East Goaltender of the Month (12/3, 1/5)
• 5x Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week (11/3, 12/1, 1/1, 3/30, 4/13)
• Hockey East Writers & Broadcasters Association First Team All-Star (3/18)
• 2015 Mike Richter Award Nominee (2/27)
• Catamount Cup All-Tournament Team (12/29)
• Mike Richter Award Watch List (10/4)
• NCAA Weekly 2nd Star (12/3)
• 8x Hockey East Weekly Honor Roll (11/17, 12/8, 1/26, 2/9, 2/16, 2/23, 3/2, 3/16)
• Second Team All-College Hockey News Preseason Selection (10/2)
• #6 - The Hockey News 50 Players To Watch (10/3)
• Hockey East Writers & Broadcasters Association Preseason All-Star (9/21)

2014-15: Gillies went 24-13-2 and posted the second-best single season goals-against average in program history (2.01) ... Finished the season with the nation's seventh-best save percentage (.930), while his goals-against average ranked 12th in the country ... In 39 starts, allowed two or fewer goals 29 times ... Named a Second Team (East) CCM All-American and an USCHO.com First Team All-American ... Named to the Hockey East First Team, earning that honor for a second time in his career (also earned the honor in 2012-13) to become just the fifth goaltender in Hockey East history to earn multiple First Team honors ... During the 2014-15 regular-season conference schedule, Gillies posted the sixth-best goals-against average (1.74) and the fifth-best save percentage (.939) in Hockey East history ... Finished his Friar career with the program record for shutouts (13) and goals against average (2.08) ... Totaled 60-career wins (second most in program history) and posted three of the top-four single-season, goals-against averages ... Stopped 26 of the 27 shots he faced in game two at Ohio State to help the Friars to a 2-1 win ... Made 24 saves in Providence's 2-2 tie at third-ranked North Dakota (Oct. 25) ... Made 37 saves in the home-opening 4-1 loss to Boston University (Oct. 31) ... Stopped 37 of the 38 shots he faced at No. 6/6 Boston University to help the Friars to a 2-1 win (Nov. 1) ... Named Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in the BU series (Nov. 3) ... Made 33 saves in Providence's 1-0 loss at Merrimack (Nov. 8) ... Stopped all 27 shots he faced in Providence's 3-0 win over Vermont (Nov. 14) to record his 10th-career shutout ... Made 29 saves in the Friars' 2-1 loss to UVM (Nov. 15) ... Stopped all 22 shots he faced to record his 11th-career shutout in Providence's 3-0 win over Army (Nov. 25) ... Posted 43 saves against Boston College (Nov. 29) to lead the Friars to a 1-0 win, his third shutout of the season (second in a row) and the 12th of his career ... Named the Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week (Dec. 1) following the back-to-back shutouts ... Named Hockey East Goaltender of the Month for November (5-2-0, 0.86 GAA, .973 save percentage) ... Stopped 26 of the 27 shots he faced in Providence's 5-1 win at Northeastern ... Stopped 22 of the 23 shots he faced in a 4-1 win over UMass in the 2014 Catamount Cup (Dec. 28) ... Made 29 saves to blank No. 9/10 Vermont as the Friars clinched the 2014 Catamount Cup championship with a 3-0 win over the hosts (Dec. 29) ... Gillies was named to the Catamount Cup All-Tournament Team and Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week (Jan. 1) for his efforts in those two games (2-0-0, 0.50 GAA and a .981 Sv.%) ... With the two wins at the Catamount Cup, Gillies (46-27-12) moved into third-place in the Friar record books for career wins, passing Nolan Schaefer (45-39-10) and Boyd Ballard (45-42-6) ... Made 22 saves to notch his 11th win of the season as the Friars defeated Colorado College 5-4 in overtime (Jan. 3) ... Named the Hockey East's Stop It Goaltender of the Month for December (Jan. 6) ... For December, Gillies went 4-1-0 with a 1.41 goals-against average and a .949 save percentage ... Stopped 34 of the 36 shots he faced at New Hampshire (Jan. 13) in PC's 2-1 loss ... Stopped 22 of the 23 shots he face in Providence's 4-1 win over UMass Lowell (Jan. 24) to post his 50th win in a Friar uniform, joining Mario Proulx `84 (64-32-2) and Bill Milner `79 (50-37-6) as the only Friars with at least 50 wins ... Made 33 saves in Providence's 3-2 loss at Boston College (Jan. 30) ... Stopped all 17 shots he faced in two periods of work versus UConn in PC's 10-1 win (Feb. 7) ... Made 19 and then 17 saves in a pair of 5-2 wins over Maine (Feb. 27-28) ... Stopped 25 of the 27 shots he faced in game one of the Hockey East Quarterfinals versus UNH (March 13) ... Stopped 35 of the 36 shots he faced in Providence's 2-1 game two win over New Hampshire in the Hockey East Quarterfinals (March 14) ... Made 26 saves, including eight in overtime, in Providence's 2-1 loss to New Hampshire in game three of the Hockey East Quarterfinals (March 15) ... Named a First Team Hockey East All-Star (March 19) ... Gillies, who also was selected to the Hockey East First Team in 2012-13, becomes just the fifth goaltender in Hockey East history to earn multiple First Team honors, joining Maine's Scott King (1988 & 1990), Maine's Blair Allison (1995-96), New Hampshire's Ty Conklin (2000-01) and Boston University's John Curry (2006-07) ... He is the second Friar to earn multiple First Team Hockey East honors, joining Mike Boback `92, who earned First Team honors in 1990 and 1992 ... Made 29 saves in Providence's 7-5 win over Miami in the NCAA East Regional Semifinal (March 28), including 12 in the third period ... Recorded 23 saves in a 4-1 win over Denver in the NCAA East Regional Final ... Named to the All-East Regional Team ... Stopped 25 of the 26 shots he faced in a 4-1 win over Omaha in the Frozen Four Semifinal (April 9) ... Made a career-high 49 saves in the NCAA Championship game to lead Providence to a 4-3 title game win, the first in program history ... Named the Frozen Four's Most Outstanding Player ... Also earned the team's Most Valuable Player award at the season-ending banquet ... Signed a three-year contract with the Calgary Flames (NHL) at the end of the season.

2013-14 Honors and Awards
• 2x HEA Goaltender of the Month (Oct., Nov.)
• 4x HEA Defensive Player of the Week (10/14, 1/20, 3/4, 3/31)
• 7x HEA Weekly Top Performer (10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 11/18, 11/25, 12/2, 2/3)
• Mike Richter Award Candidate (2/28)

2013-14:Posted a program record, eighth career shutout at Vermont with a 3-0 win (11/16) ... Posted a season-high 45 saves at Quinnipiac (T, 3-3 on 11/27), marking the second-highest save total of his career (made 48 saves vs. UMass-Lowell on 1/17/13) ... Was the starting goaltender for the U.S. National Junior Team at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship (Malmo, Sweden) ... Led the Friars in a HE Quarterfinal sweep against Maine with a .959 save percentage on 73 shots in 119.55 minutes of play ... Led the Friars in a 4-0 victory over Quinnipiac (3/28) with 37 saves in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... That victory marked his ninth career shutout and Providence's first NCAA win since 1991 ...Attended Calgary's2014 NHL Development Camp.

2012-13 Honors and Awards
• HCA National Division I Rookie of the Year (4/12)
• CCM/AHCA Second Team All-American (4/12)
• Hockey East Rookie of the Year (3/21)
• First-Team Hockey East All-Star (3/21)
• Hockey East All-Rookie Team (3/20)
• College Hockey News Rookie of the Year (3/28)
• All-College Hockey News Second Team (4/3)
• College Hockey News All-Rookie Team (3/28)
• New England Hockey Writers Association George C. Carens Rookie of the Year (4/2)
• New England Hockey Writers Association Div. I All-Star (4/2)
• Walter Brown Award Semifinalist (2/5)
• HEA Rookie of the Month (November & February)
• HCA HM Rookie of the Month (November & February)
• HEA Defensive Player of the Week (11/26, 10/15, 2/11, 3/12)
• HEA Rookie of the Week (10/22, 10/29, 1/14, 2/18, 2/25)
• HEA Weekly Top Performer (11/5, 11/19, 12/3, 12/10, 1/21, 2/4, 3/4, 3/18)

Took part in the 2013 Calgary Flames Development Camp ... Named the Hockey Commissioners' Association (HCA) National Division I Rookie of the Year at the Frozen Four, becoming the program's first National Rookie of the Year ... Also named to the 2013 CCM All-America Second Team (East), as announced by the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA), becoming the program's 17th All-American ... He is the first Friar to earn All-America honors since Stephen Wood was named to the Second Team in 2003-04 and the third Friar goalie to be named an All-American, joining Chris Terreri (First Team 1985 & Second Team in 1986) and Nolan Schaefer (Second Team in 2001) ... Gillies went 17-12-6 on the year and posted a Friar record five shutouts ... His five shutouts tied for the third-most in the country ... Finished the year with a 2.08 goals against average, the second best mark in program history for a single season and it ranked 15th nationally ... Posted a .931 save percentage, which ranked ninth in the nation ... He made 992 saves on the year, the fifth-highest single season saves total in the PC record books ... Named a Hockey East First-Team All-Star and selected as the League's Rookie of the Year and was named to the All-Rookie Team ... He was the first ever freshman to be selected as the Hockey East First-Team goaltender and just the third freshman at any position to be named to the first team, joining Hall-of-Fame defenseman Brian Leetch (Boston College) and Hobey Baker winner Paul Kariya (Maine) ... Highlighting Gillies' record-setting five shutouts were 44 saves in a 2-0 win against the University of Massachusetts (1/ 12), 37 saves in a similar showing a month later against then fifth-ranked UNH (2/13), and 31 in a critical 3-0 road win at UMass-Lowell (3/8) on the final weekend of the regular season ... His five shutouts were two more than the previous single season record at Providence and he ranks tied for second on the Friars' career shutouts list ... Made a season-high 48 saves at UML (1/17), which ranks as the seventh-most saves in a game by a Friar goaltender ... Missed three games while capturing the gold medal with Team USA at the 2013 World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia ... He was the 11th Friar to take part in the prestigious event and the first to earn a medal.

BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Selected by the Calgary Flames (third round - 75th overall) in the 2012 NHL Draft ... Played for the Indiana Ice of the USHL for two seasons ... Posted a 31-11-9 record, a 2.77 goals against average, a .915 save percentage and three shutouts during the 2011-12 season ... Led the USHL in a number of categories and was the only goaltender to score a goal ... Holds the Indiana Ice records for most career wins (46), games played (78), shutouts (6) and highest single season save percentange (.915) ... Attended North Yarmouth Academy (08-09), Salisbury School (09-10), and finished with Cathedral High School (10-12) ... Earned High Honors in high school.

PERSONAL: Jonathan B. Gillies ... Born on January 22, 1994 ... Son of Bruce and Debbie Gillies ... His father, Bruce played hockey at UNH, his uncle, Chris played at Denver University and his grandfather, Bruce, Sr. played at Norwich University ... Has one younger brother, Cameron ... Management major.

Saves: 49 (4/11/15 vs, BU - NCAA Championship game)
48 (1/17/13 at UML)
45 (11/27/13 at Quinnipiac)
GA: 5 (4 times - 1/19/13 at UNH, 1/27/14 at UML, 10/10/14 at Ohio State,
3/28/15 vs. Miami)
Points: 1 assist (3/16/13 vs. UNH)

Shutouts (13)
1. 10/27/12 vs. Maine (W, 3-0; 26 saves)
2. 11/24/12 at Brown (W, 7-0; 35 saves)
3. 1/12/13 vs. UMass (W, 2-0; 44 saves)
4. 2/13/13 vs. New Hampshire (W, 1-0; 37 saves)
5. 3/8/13 at UMass Lowell (W, 3-0; 31 saves)
6. 10/12/13 vs. Minnesota State (W, 3-0; 38 saves)
7. 11/8/13 at Merrimack (W, 1-0; 23 saves)
8. 11/16/13 at Vermont (W, 3-0; 23 saves)
9. 3/28/14 vs. Quinnipiac (W, 4-0; 37 saves)
10. 11/14/14 vs. Vermont (W, 3-0; 27 saves)
11. 11/25/14 vs. Army(W, 3-0; 22 saves)
12. 11/29/14 vs. Boston College (W, 1-0; 43 saves)
13. 12/29/14 at Vermont (W, 3-0; 29 saves)

Shutout Minutes
179:32 (11/15/14 vs. UVM - 12/3/14 at NU)

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