The Friars and Irish will meet for the first time as Hockey East opponents.
2012-13 Honors and Awards HEA Weekly Top Performer (10/29, 2/11, 3/18)
2012-13: Played in 32 games for the Friars, missing six games prior to the start of the Hockey East playoffs with an injury ... Scored five goals and added 13 assists for 18 points ... His 13 assists were the second-most on the team and were also a single-season career-high total, as were his 18 points ... Had six multi-point games, including a career-best three assists against UNH (3/15) to lead Providence to a Hockey East Quarterfinals series opening 3-2 win ... The Friars were 3-0-2 when Luke scored a goal and 6-1-4 when he registered at least one point ... Had a goal and an assist at UNH (1/19) to help the Friars to a 6-5 win that snapped a 17-game (0-15-2) winless streak against the Wildcats ... Also had two assists at Brown (11/24) to help the Friars claim the 2012-13 Mayor's Cup as Providence bested Brown, 7-0.
2011-12: Played the second half of his freshman season ... Recorded five goals, six assists and 11 points in 21 games ... Made his collegiate debut and notched one assist versus UMass (1/5) ... Scored his first career goal versus No. 2 Boston University (1/20) ... Scored the lone goal in a 1-0 win over No. 11 UMass Lowell (1/24) ... Notched a career-high two assists against UNH (2/4) ... Scored one goal in a win over No. 12 Maine (2/10) ... Netted the eventual game winner at UMass (2/11) ... Scored one goal in a 2-2 tie at Northeastern (2/18) ... Had one assist in back-to-back Hockey East Quarterfinal games against No. 7 UMass Lowell (3/8 and 3/9).
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Played four seasons for the Dauphin Kings of the MJHL with current Friar, Steven Shamanski ... Served as team captain for one season ... Led the MJHL in scoring during his last two seasons, including the 2009-10 campaign when he recorded 29 goals and 72 assists for 101 points ... Named 2010-11 MJHL MVP and 2010 RBC Cup MVP ... Recorded 10 goals and five assists in the 2010 MJHL Playoffs as the Kings captured the league championship ... Totaled 28 goals, 61 assists and 89 points in 2010-11.
PERSONAL: Shane Luke ... Born June 5, 1990 ... Son of Kevin and Dana Luke ... Has one younger sister, Bret ... Social science major.