Feb. 20, 1998
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The fourth-ranked Boston University Terriers defeated the Providence College Friars, 5-1, in HOCKEY EAST action on Friday, Feb. 20 at PC's Schneider Arena.
In a closely played first period, the Terriers tallied the only goal of the opening stanza when Albie O'Connell one-timed a shot from five feet in front of the net past PC netminder Mark Kane at 8:07.
BU's Nick Gillis notched the Terriers' second tally as he poked in a rebound at 15:08 of the second period. The Terriers increased their lead to 3-0 as Bobby Hanson slid a low shot under Kane at the 15:34 mark of the second.
The Friars got on the scoreboard 45 seconds into the third period when Mike Omicioli took a pass from Mike Farrell and one-timed a shot past BU goaltender Michel Larocque on a power play. The Terriers got the final two goals of the game from Chris Drury at 15:05 and Mike Sylvia at 16:45.
With the win the Terriers raised their record to 22-5-2 overall and 13-4-2 in HOCKEY EAST while Providence fell to 13-14-3 overall and 7-11-2 in league play.
Providence College will return to action on Saturday, Feb. 21 at Boston University at 7:00 p.m.
Friday, February 20, 1998
Schneider Arena, Providence, R.I.
Boston University (22-5-2) 1 2 2 -- 5 10-20 0-6 Providence College (13-14-3) 0 0 1 -- 1 12-24 1-4 Per Time Team Goal Scorer (Assists) 1 8:07 BU Albie O'Connell (Mike Sylvia, Russ Bartlett) 2 15:08 BU Nick Gillis 5 (Chris Drury, Tommi Degerman) 2 15:34 BU Bobby Hanson 3 (Peter Donatelli, Colin Sheen) 3 :45 PC Mike Omicioli 8 (Mike Farrell, Boyd Ballard) PP 3 15:05 BU Chris Drury 21 (Nick Gillis, Tom Poti) 3 16:45 BU Mike Sylvia 16 (Albie O'Connell) ENG Saves: Michel Larocque (BU) 7 8 6 --21 (60:00) Mark Kane (PC) 5 7 x --12 (40:00) Boyd Ballard (PC) x x 9 -- 9 (19:38) Attendance: 3,030 (Schneider Arena)
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