Scott Conway tallied the game-winning goal midway through the third period on Saturday.
Brian Pinho notched the game-winning shorthanded goal in the third period.
Senior Josh Monk will serve as the team’s captain for the 2016-17 season.
The Friars will make their fourth semifinal appearance in five seasons under Nate Leaman.
Freshman Hayden Hawkey Earned His First Career Shutout on Friday Night.
2015-16: Appeared in 37 games … recorded a career high eight points (0-8-8) and matched a career high +13 rating … notched his second career two-assist game against UConn (Feb. 12) … added assists on three game-winning goals this season: Bryan Lemos’ goal vs. Brown (Dec. 10), Brian Pinho’s goal against UConn (Feb. 12), and Garrett Gamez’s goal vs. Merrimack in the Hockey East Quarterfinals (March 12) … tied for third on the team with 41 blocked shots … recorded a season high +3 rating in a 4-3 win over Yale (Nov. 28).
2014-15: Played in 39 games, scoring a goals and adding a career-high nine assists for a career-best 10 points ... Tied for sixth on the team with a +13 plus-minus rating ... Tied for the team lead with 55 blocked shots ... Made his season debut at third-ranked North Dakota (Oct. 24-25) ... Notched an assist in each win over Colorado College as the Friars swept the Tigers (Jan. 3-4) ... His assist in game one of the CC series was on Mark Jankowski's overtime, game-winning goal scored with 32 seconds to play ... Notched his first career goal in Providence's 3-2 loss at Boston College (Jan. 30) ... Tallied an assist in Providence's 7-5 win over Miami in the NCAA East Regional Semifinal (March 28).
2013-14: Registered his first career point with an assist at Boston University (12/1) ... Also had assists against Air Force (12/30) and at Colorado College (1/18) ... Registered a career-high two assists at Maine (2/28) ... Collected his first post-season point with an assist on the game-winning goal in Providence's 3-1 win over Maine (3/14) ... Led the team in blocked shots with 60.
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Played for the Dubuque Fighting Saints of the USHL ... Helped Dubuque to a first-place finish in the East Division in 2012-13 ... Posted two goals and six assists in 57 regular-season games ... Had a +23 plus-minus rating on the year and had 105 penalty minutes ... Helped Dubuque Sweep the Fargo Force to win the Clark Cup as USHL Champions ... Chipped in with a goal and an assist in 11 playoff games ... Played in 55 games for the Fighting Saints in 2011-12 ... Recorded seven assists and a +8 plus-minus rating in 2011-12 ... Made his debut for Dubuque in 2010-11, playing in four games.
PERSONAL: Kyle P. McKenzie ... Born January 19, 1993 ... Son of James and Robin Jill McKenzie ... Has two older sisters, Carah and Maggie, and a younger brother, Michael ... Social Science major.
Goals: 1 (1/30/15 at BC)
Assists: 2 (2 times - 2/12/16 vs. UConn)
Points: 2 (2 times - 2/12/16 vs. UConn)
Point Streak: 2 games* (2/6/16-2-12-16); 0-3-3
Goal Streak: n/a
* Two times, most recent occurance listed
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Three Goal Third Period...
Entering the third period tied, the Providence College men’s hockey team exploded for three goals in the final 20 minutes to upend No. 12 Vermont, 4-1,...
The Friars limited their opponent to 14 shots for the second consecutive game.
Men’s Hockey Game...
The Friars and Catamounts meet for a crucial two-game Hockey East series at Schneider Arena this weekend.
Men’s Hockey Cruises...
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Men’s Hockey Closes...
The Friars boast a Hockey East best 7-2-2 record in non-conference play in 2016-17.
Men's Hockey Edged By Boston...
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The Friars and Eagles will face-off at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 8 at Fenway Park.
Men’s Hockey to Play...
Providence, Maine, Rensselaer, and Clarkson will participate in the 2017 Friendship Four.