Dec. 28, 1997
Dartmouth Defeats Providence in Championship Game
PROVIDENCE COLLEGE vs. DARTMOUTH
Sheraton/USAirways Classic - Championship Game
Gutterson Fieldhouse, Burlington, Vt.
Dartmouth (4-3-3) 1 2 1 -- 4 5-10 2-6
Providence College (11-4-1) 1 0 0 -- 1 8-16 0-3
Per Time Team Goal Scorer (Assists)
1 2:00 D Charlie Retter 4 (Matt Giedt, Scott Peach)
1 2:48 PC J.J. Picinic 1 (Rich Miller)
2 5:38 D Scott Peach 1 (David Whitworth, Ryan Poulton) PP 5X 3
2 6:04 D Scott Peach 2 (Ryan Poulton, David Whitworth) PP
3 19:27 D Ryan Chaytors 4 (Ryan Poulton, Eric Almon) ENG
Eric Almon (D) 9 10 8 --27 (60:00)
Boyd Ballard (PC) 10 3 5 --18 (59:03)
Attendance: 3,208 (Gutterson Fieldhouse)
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Dartmouth College defeated the Providence College men's hockey team, 4-1, Sunday, Dec. 28 in the championship game of the Sheraton/USAirways Classic in Burlington, Vt.
Dartmouth jumped out to a quick 1-0 lead when Charlie Retter broke down the right wing and skated around a PC defenseman before wristing a shot past Friar goaltender Boyd Ballard at the 2:00 mark of the first period. Forty eight seconds later the Friars evened the game as freshman J.J. Picinic pounced on a loose puck and banged home a rebound past Dartmouth netminder Eric Almon to record his first his first collegiate goal.
The Big Green took command of the game in the second period as Scott Peach notched two power-play goals at 5:38 and 6:04. Peach broke the 1-1 tie during a five-on-three power-play when he blasted home a goal from 10 feet in front of the net. He notched his second tally 26 second later with a slap shot from the left point.
Ryan Chaytors added an empty net goal to seal the win for the Big Green at 19:27 of the third period. Almon made 27 saves in the win. Ballard recorded 18 stops for the Friars. With the win Dartmouth improved to 4-3-3, while Providence fell to 11-4-1. Providence College will return to action on Sunday, Jan. 4 against Colgate at PC's Schneider Areana at 2:00 p.m.
Official StoreOfficial Online
Saracino, Jankowski Lift #1 ...
Led by three assists by Nick Saracino and two goals from Mark Jankowski, the top-ranked Providence College men’s hockey team skated to a 5-2 triumph...
#1 Friars Primed for Home-an...
PC welcomes in Northeastern on Friday, before taking on the Huskies at Matthews Arena Saturday.
Men's Hockey Remains Atop...
The Friars remained No. 1 in both polls announced on Monday after a pair of ties against BU last weekend.
Nick Ellis Tabbed Warrior...
The Friar netminder posted 73 saves over two games against Boston University last weekend.
Walman Strikes Twice, Men's ...
The two hockey east foes battled to a deadlock for the second time in as many days.
No. 1 Men’s Hockey...
Hockey East foes clash in spirited affair at Schneider Arena on Friday night.
#1 Men's Hockey Ready to...
The Friars open Hockey East play with a two-game set against the Terriers (Fri./Sat.).
Men's Hockey Tops Both...
After an idle weekend, the Providence College men's hockey team found itself atop both of the national polls announced on Monday (Nov. 9).