The Friars usher in the 2015-16 campaign on Saturday night beginning at 7 p.m.
The Friars garner two first-place votes.
Foley was selected by Winnipeg, while Ruggiero was chosen by Anaheim.
The No. 4 seeded Friars take on No. 1 seeded Miami at the Dunkin' Donuts Center at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 28.
Jon Gillies recorded 35 saves in the game.
2014-15 Honors and Awards
• Hockey East Weekly Honor Roll (12/15)
2014-15: Played in 30 games, notching four goals and adding seven assists for 11 points ... Missed the Ohio State series (Oct. 10-11) with an injury ... Returned for the North Dakota series (Oct. 24-25) and registered an assist in each game ... Scored his first goal of the season in Providence's 3-0 win over Army (Nov. 25), scoring a power-play tally in the second period ... Scored a goal and added two assists in PC's 4-3 win over 13th-ranked Colgate (Dec. 9), tying his career-high mark for points in a game with three ... Scored the third period, game-winning goal in PC's 5-3 win over Colorado College (Jan. 4) ... Had an assist on Noel Acciari's power-play goal at New Hampshire (Jan. 13) ... Notched a power-play assist in Providence's 7-3 win at UMass Lowell (Jan. 23) ... Played in his 100th-career game at Boston College (Jan. 30), becoming the 146th Friar to play in 100 games ... Returned from injury (missed previous eight games) in game one of the Hockey East Quarterfinals vs. UNH (March 13) and played the remainder of Providence's playoff run to the NCAA Championship.
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 (10/11/13 vs. MSU)
Assists: 2 (4 times - 12/9/14 vs. Colgate)
Points: 3 (2 times - 12/9/14 vs. Colgate)
Point Streak: 4 games* (1/17/14 - 1/25/14); 2-2-4
Goal Streak: 2 games* (1/18/14 - 1/24/14); 1-1-2
* - Two times, most recent occurrence listed
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