Both games of the series will be televised nationally on the NBC Sports Network.
Nick Saracino notched his first career hat trick and the Friars hosted Drew Brown Night at Schneider Arena.
The Friars and Huskies skated to a 2-2 tie on Wednesday night.
The Friars and Eagles are separated by two points in the Hockey East standings.
The Friars will play at home on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 7:00 p.m.
2006-07: Played in 35 of the 36 games ... Led the team in scoring with 25 points (12 goals, 13 assists) ... Also led the squad in game-winning (4) goals and short-handed tallies (3) ... Earned the Lou Lamoriello MVP team award for the second straight season ... Had five multiple-point games, including a career-high five points (two goals, three assists) in a 7-1 win over New Hampshire on 2/24 ... Named Hockey East Player of the Week on 2/26 ... Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team
2005-06: Played in 35 games ... Earned the Lou Lamoriello Co-MVP team award ... Finished third on the team with a career-high 30 points ... Led PC with 16 goals scored Was the team leader with eight power-play goals and tied for second with three game-winning tallies ... Finished tied for third in Hockey East (league games only) with seven power-play goals ... Had seven multiple-point games, including two three-point (two goals, one assist) performances at Merrimack on 10/28 and 3/3 ... Recorded one goal and one assist in a win at Boston University ... Scored two goals in a 3-1 win over New Hampshire on 1/27 ... Had a career-high seven-game point streak.
2004-05: Played in 36 games ... Led all PC freshmen and finished third on the team in scoring with 19 points (11 goals, eight assists) ... Named Hockey East Rookie of the Week twice (1/3, 2/28) ... Earned the team's Most Valuable Freshman Award ... Recorded four multiple-point games ... Scored two goals and had one assist in a win over UMass (11/29) ... Tallied two goals, including the game winner versus Boston University in the first game of a best-of-three Hockey East Quarterfinal series.
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Played for the New Hampshire Junior Monarchs of the EJHL in 2003-04 ... Led the EJHL in scoring with 95 points (49 goals, 46 assists) ... Recorded 12 power-play goals and nine game-winning goals ... Named EJHL Rookie of the Year and earned league MVP honors ... Selected to play in the EJHL All-Star game ... Led the Junior Monarchs to the 2003-04 EJHL Championship.
PERSONAL: NAME: Jonathan W. Rheault ... BIRTHDATE: August 1, 1986 ... FAMILY: Son of Terese and Jon Rheault ... Has three younger sisters, Aly, Leah and Jenna ... MAJOR: Management ... HOBBIES: Golf, weightlifting, listening to music.
CAREER STATS YEAR GP G A PTS PEN-MIN PPG SHG GWG 2004-05 36 11 8 19 18-36 2 1 1 HE 24 6 6 12 13-26 2 1 0 2005-06 35 16 14 30 13-29 8 1 3 HE 27 15 8 23 8-16 7 1 3 2006-07 35 12 13 25 15-38 2 3 4 HE 26 10 12 22 10-28 2 2 3 TOTAL 106 39 35 74 46-103 12 5 8 HE 77 31 26 57 31-70 11 4 6
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