The best-of-three series begins at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 14 at Schneider Arena.
2012-13 Honors and Awards HEA Honorable Mention All-Star (3/21) HEA Weekly Top Performer (1/21, 1/28, 2/25) Chi Alpha Sigma Inductee (4/25) HEA All-Academic Team
2012-13: Played in all 38 games for the Friars, scoring two goals and adding 12 assists for 14 points ... His 12 assists and 14 points were single-season career-high marks ... Led all Friar defensemen in scoring and ranked tied for fifth in Hockey East with a +12 plus-minus rating in League play ... Scored a shorthanded game-winning goal at Northeastern (2/23) to lift the Friars to a 3-2 win ... That game-winning goal was the first of Shamanski's career ... Tied for second on the team by blocking 42 shots ... Registered the first two multi-point games of his career, including a three assist performance at UNH in a 6-5 PC win (1/19) and two assists at BU (1/26) in a 3-3 tie ... Had a career long three-game point streak (12/7-1/4), notching an assist in each game ... Inducted into Providence College's Chi Alpha Sigma organization (4/23) for maintaining at least a 3.4 grade-point average throughout his junior year while also earning a varsity letter (one of 19 juniors and senior student-athletes to earn the honor in 2013) ... Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team.
2011-12: Played in all 38 games and posted three goals and one assist for four points ... Scored his first collegiate goal at Maine (10/28) ... Notched an assist in a win over Vermont (11/4) ... Scored one goal in a win over Alabama-Huntsville (11/12) ... Scored one goal in a 4-4 overtime tie versus UMass (1/5) ... Named to the 2012 Hockey East All-Academic Team.
2010-11: Played in 26 games and recorded two assists as a freshman ... Posted his first-career point with an assist at Alabama-Huntsville on 11/12 ... Notched an assist in a 1-1 overtime tie at Vermont (2/4) ... Named to the 2011 Hockey East All-Academic Team.
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Played for the Dauphin Kings of the MJHL and served as team captain in 2009-10 ... Recorded 71 points (19 g, 52 a) in 62 games with the Kings ... Named MVP of the Kings in two consecutive seasons ... Was one of six finalists for the RBC Canadian Junior Hockey Player of the Year award ... Was the MJHL Player of the Year, Top Defenseman and a First Team All-Star ... Led his team to the 2010 MJHL championship.
PERSONAL: Steven A. Shamanski ... Born October 13, 1989 ... Son of Gwen and Larry Shamanski ... Has one brother, Nick, and two sisters, Sam and Mackenzie ... Accounting major.
Goals: 1 (11 times - last at CC 1/17/14)
Assists: 3 (at UNH 1/19/13)
Points: 3 (at UNH 1/19/13)