March 16, 2012
BOSTON, Mass. - The Providence College men's hockey team was defeated by No. 1 Boston College, 4-2, Friday night in the Hockey East semifinals at the TD Garden in Boston, Mass. With the win, BC (28-10-1) advances to the championship game on Saturday, March 17 at 8:00 p.m. Providence ends its run at the league tournament and season with a 14-20-4.
The Eagles took the lead a 1-0 lead at 1:15 of the first period on a wrap-around goal by Paul Carey. The Friars responded with two quick goals to take a 2-1 lead. Freshman Barrett Kaib (Pittsburgh, Pa.) ripped a slap shot from the top of the right circle that beat BC goalie Parker Milner high to the glove side to even the game at 2:28. It marked Kaib's first collegiate goal as senior Andy Balysky (Randolph, N.J.) assisted on the play. At 4:33, sophomore Derek Army (North Kingstown, R.I.) stole the puck in the BC zone a fired a wrist shot from the right circle and into the net for his 11th goal of the season. BC's Destry Straight tied the game at 8:35 when he scored from in close after a pass from Kevin Hayes.
BC took advantage of its first power play of the night to jump ahead to a 3-2 lead at 3:58 of the second period as Johnny Gaudreau scored his 17th goal of the season. The Eagles increased the lead to 4-2 at the 8:00 mark of the period on a goal by Steven Whitney.
The Eagles outshot the Friars, 34-29. Milner finished with 27 stops, while senior goalie Alex Beaudry (Cumberland, Ont.) had 30 saves.
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