Jon Gillies makes 22 saves, while Trevor Mingoia nets the game winner.
The Friars and Wildcats are meeting for the first time since the 2014 Hockey East Championship Semifinals.
The Friars play their regular-season home opener on Friday night at Schneider Arena
Nick Saracino scored the game-tying goal at 19:21 of the third period.
Kevin Rooney scored for the Friars.
2013-14 Honors and Awards
HEA Weekly Top Performer (10/14)
2013-14: Opened the season with a career-high three-point performance (2g, 1a) against No. 11 Minnesota State (10/11) ... Notched his first career game-winning goal in the 5-1 win over MSU ... Registered assists in four consecutive games (11/22-11/30) ... Had a four-game point streak in which he registered two goals and two assists (1/17-1/25) ... Played in all 39 games ... Ranked third on the team in assists with 13 ... AttendedCalgary's2014 NHL Development Camp.
2012-13 Honors and Awards
HEA Weekly Top Performer (10/29)
2012-13: Drafted in the seventh round (198th overall) by the Calgary Flames in the 2013 NHL Draft ... Took part in the 2013 Calgary Flames Development Camp ... Played in all 38 games, scoring four goals and registering nine assists for 13 points ... His 13 points were the second-most by a Friar defenseman ... Scored two power-play goals ... Made his debut and notched two assists against Sacred Heart (10/12) ... Scored his first career goal at fourth-ranked Miami (10/20) ... Had a season-best point-scoring streak of three games (10/19-10/27) ... Had two assists at fourth-ranked BC (3/2) to help the Friars to a 5-1 win ... Finished the playoffs with a goal and an assist, including a goal in PC's Hockey East Quarterfinal game one 3-2 win over UNH (3/15).
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Played for the Cedar Rapids Roughriders of the USHL during the 2011-12 season ... Totaled 10 goals, 14 assists and 24 points at Cedar Rapids ... Also played at Gilmour Academy (Ohio) where he was assistant captain in 2010-11 ... Attended the U18 AAA National Tournament (Simsbury, Conn.) after Gilmour Academy won the U18 Mid-Am District Championship in 2011.
PERSONAL: John A. Gilmour ... Born May 17, 1993 ... Son of John Gilmour and Annabelle Mante ... Has one brother, Sebastien ... Finance major.
Goals: 2 (vs. AIC 10/11/13)
Assists: 2 (three times - last vs. Miami 10/26/13)
Points: 3 (vs. MSU 10/11/13)
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