The Friars close out their first semester versus the Raiders
Jon Gillies makes 22 saves, while Trevor Mingoia nets the game winner.
Incoming freshman Jake Walman was chosen 82nd overall by St. Louis.
Both teams have won five games in a row heading into Friday night's showdown.
Saturday night's game will be televised on NESN
2013-14:Played in seven games ... Scored his first career goal in a 10-4 victory versus AIC (11/19) ... Had a plus-minus rating of plus-5.
2012-13: Played in Providence's first seven games before sustaining a season-ending injury ... Was +3 in plus-minus rating and he blocked five shots.
2011-12: Took part in the 2012 Buffalo Sabres Development Camp ... Played in 19 games in an injury-shortened season ... Finished with one assist ... Posted an assist in his season debut, a win over Vermont (11/5).
2010-11: Played in 33 games as a freshman and finished with three assists ... Notched his first career point, an assist, in a 4-4 tie at Brown (12/7) ... Recorded an assist at No. 15 Boston University (2/18) ... Posted one assist in a 3-3 tie against UMass Lowell (2/25) ... Participated in the NHL prospect camp for the Buffalo Sabres in the summer of 2011.
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Played for the Chicago Steel of the USHL ... Drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the fifth round (134th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft ... Recorded four goals and 10 assists for 14 points with the Steel in 2009-10 as team captain ... Prior, he played three seasons at Malden Catholic and also was a member of the golf team.
PERSONAL: Mark A. Adams ... Born May 23, 1991 ... Son of Heather and Mark Adams ... Has two younger brothers, Jack and Matt, as well as one younger sister, Katie ... Business economics major.
Goals: 1 (vs. AIC 10/19/13)
Assists: 1 (four times - last vs. UVM 11/5/11)
Points: 1 (five times - last vs. AIC 10/19/13)
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