The Friars and Tigers tangle for two games at Schneider Arena this weekend.
Providence and New Hampshire open a home-and-home series Friday at Schneider Arena.
The Friars got two goals from Ryan Tait and a 24-save shutout from Hayden Hawkey.
The Friars make their first visit to North Country since 2007.
The Boston College Eagles make their first visit to Schneider Arena since January 2016.
Schneider Arena (12/10/15)
2016-17: Played in 35 games, amassing five goals and four assists … totaled 84 shots on goal … recorded assists on game-winning goals at Brown (10/30), at Yale (1/10), and at UMass (2/24) … tallied two-goal contests at RIT (12/9) and at New Hampshire (1/27) … registered his first career three-point game at RIT (12/9) … career-high six shots on goal vs. Denver (12/30) and Harvard (3/24) in the NCAA East Regional … finished the season with a +3 rating.
2015-2016: Played 33 games tallying five goals and five assists for a total of 10 points … begin the season with four points in his first four collegiate games … registered a two-goal game at Colgate (Oct. 30) … tallied another two-point game four games later (1-1-2) against Northeastern (Nov. 20)… scored the game-winning goal in a 3-2 win at UConn (Feb. 13) … had an assist in the NCAA Tournament against Minnesota Duluth (March 25) … recorded a season-high four shots on goal vs. UMass Lowell in the Hockey East Semifinals (March 18).
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Played the 2014-15 season with the Green Bay Gamblers and Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League (USHL) … Appeared in 10 games with the Lancers, notching a pair of assists … Totaled 14 goals and 14 assists in 52 games for the Gamblers …Also played the 2012-13 (56 GP, 3-15-18) and 2013-14 (59 GP, 16-13-29) seasons with the Lancers … Attended Shattuck St. Mary's.
PERSONAL: Born June 1, 1996 ... Son of Tom and Michele Tait ... Has two brothers, Brandon and Dylan, and one sister, Kayla ... Marketing major.
Goals: 2 (3 times - 1/27/17 at New Hampshire)
Assists: 1 (9 times - 2/24/17 at Massachusetts)
Points: 3 (12/9/16 at RIT)
Point Streak: 3 games (10/23/15-10/30/15); 3-1-4
Goal Streak: 2 games* (1/21/17-1/27/17); 3-0-3
* - two times, most recent occurance listed.
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