The Friars will play UMass-Lowell on Friday at 5:00 p.m. at the TD Garden in Boston, Mass.
Fourth-seeded Providence takes on fifth-seeded New Hampshire in a best-of-three series this weekend
The Friars and River Hawks could each win the Hockey East Championship with a victory tonight.
The Friars and River Hawks are battling for first place in the Hockey East Standings
Providence carries the nation's longest unbeaten streak into the showdown between first-place Hockey East teams.
2012-13: Appeared in four games and started three, posting a 4.05 goals against average and a .879 save percentage ... Totaled 102 saves on the year ... Made his first career start in a 4-4 tie against Vermont (12/20) ... Also started both games at Minnesota State (1/4 and 1/5) ... Made a career-high 33 saves at Minnesota State (1/5).
2011-12: Did not play during his junior season.
2010-11: Played in one game and recorded a .923 save percentage ... Made his collegiate debut at No. 7 Merrimack (3/4).
2009-10: Did not play during his freshman season.
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Played two seasons for the Boston Junior Bruins of the EJHL ... Played in 37 games during the 2008-09 season and recorded a 23-9-2 record, a 2.04 goals against average and a .932 save percentage, all of which led the league ... Posted seven shutouts which tied the EJHL record ... Named the team MVP and the Defensive Player of the Year ... Played hockey and one year of lacrosse at the Berkshire School ... Named to the Honor Roll during every quarter at the Berkshire School.
PERSONAL: Russell A. Stein ... Born September 23, 1989 ... Son of Sue and Jason Stein ... Management major.
Year gp/gs min ga so saves save% gaavg w-l-t
2012-13 4/3 207:26 14 0 102 .879 4.05 0-2-1
2011-12 0 - - - - - - - 2010-11 1/0 20:00 1 0 12 .923 3.00 0-0-0 2009-10 0 - - - - - - - Total 5/3 227:26 15 0 114 .884 3.96 0-2-1
CAREER HIGHS Saves: 33 (1/5/13 at MSU) Career shutouts: -- Goals Allowed: 4 (3 times - last at MSU 1/5/13) Goals: -- Assists: -- Points: --
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