BOSTON, Mass. – Chad Krys scored twice in a span of 1:37 in the third period as No. 12/11 Boston University blanked the No. 6 Providence College men’s hockey team, 2-0, on Friday night at Agganis Arena.
No. 6 Providence – 0 | No. 12/11 Boston University – 2
Providence – 5-3-0 (2-2-0 HEA) | Boston University – 4-4-1 (2-1-1 HEA)
Agganis Arena – Boston, Mass.
Hawkey (PC) – 33 saves
Oettinger (BU) – 31 saves
- Jacob Bryson nearly gave the Friars an early lead on a delayed penalty but his wrist shot through traffic drilled the post behind Oettinger.
- Providence couldn’t cash in on their three power play opportunities in the first period.
- The Friars best bid in the second period came shorthanded as Shane Kavanagh fed Brian Pinho on a 2-on-1 but Oettinger slid across to deny the senior captain.
- Providence killed off three Boston University power-play opportunities in the second period.
- Hawkey stopped 14 shots in the middle stanza.
- The Terriers struck twice in a span of 1:37 in the third period as sophomore defenseman Chad Krys found the back of the net to put BU up 2-0.
- Scott Conway nearly cut the deficit to one in the minutes following, but his snap shot rang off the post.
- Providence has killed off its last 16 shorthanded opportunities.
- Josh Wilkins and Jacob Bryson each had a team-high five shots on goal.
HOW THEY SCORED
1-0 (BU) – 7:18/3rd – EV – Chad Krys (Harper) – Saucer pass from Harper to Krys, who’s quick shot beat Hawkey under the glove.
2-0 (BU) – 8:55/3rd – EV – Chad Krys – Net drive down the left wing and a deke to the backhand past Hawkey.
Providence – 0/5
Boston University – 0/4
Providence – 31
Boston University – 35
Providence will face UMass next week for a home-and-home series beginning on Thursday night in Amherst. The Friars will host the Minutemen on Saturday night at Schneider Arena at 7 p.m.
For more updates on the Providence College men's hockey program, follow the team on Twitter @FriarsHockey.
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