Both teams have won five games in a row heading into Friday night's showdown.
Saturday night's game will be televised on NESN
The No. 3 Friars will take on the No. 18 Terriers at 7:30 p.m. on Friday night.
The two-game series begina at 5:20 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25
The Friars will play AIC for the first time since 1989.
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Played three years of varsity hockey at Austin Prep (Reading, Mass.) ... Was a two-year starter and an alternate captain his senior season ... Played for the PC Club Hockey Team.
PERSONAL: Nicholas M. Luise ... Born on September 21, 1993 ... Son of Michael and Joanne Luise ... Has one younger brother, Dan, and one younger sister, Kristen.
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