Feb. 13, 1998
Providence Hockey Falls to No. 4 New Hampshire, 4-2
DURHAM, N.H. -- The fourth-ranked University of New Hampshire Wildcats defeated the Providence College Friars, 4-2, in HOCKEY EAST action on Friday, Feb. 13 at Durham, N.H.
UNH defenseman Jamie Filipowicz tallied the first goal of the game on a power play with a high blast from the right point at 5:36 which beat PC goaltender Mark Kane to the glove side. UNH increased its lead to 3-0 in the first period on goals by Derek Bekar at 6:38 and Mark Mowers at 9:33.
After a scoreless second period, PC got on the board when Troy Lake stole the puck and scored on a breakaway in a short-handed situation at 1:21 of the third period. The Friars got within one goal at 8:53 of the third when Doug Sheppard one-timed a shot past UNH goaltender Sean Matile on a power play. Rob Gagnon sealed the win for the Wildcats with an empty net goal with 24 seconds remaining in the game.
Matile recorded 23 saves in the win for the Wildcats. Kane registered 21 stops for the Friars.
With the win New Hampshire raised its record to 20-5-1 overall and 12-4-1 in HOCKEY EAST action, while Providence fell to 13-12-3 overall and 7-9-2 in league action.
Providence College will return to action on Saturday, Feb. 14 against New Hampshire at PC's Schneider Arena at 7:00 p.m.
Providence College (13-12-3) 0 0 2 -- 2 5-10 1-3 New Hampshire (20-5-1) 3 0 1 -- 4 3- 6 1-5 Per Time Team Goal Scorer (Assists) 1 5:36 UNH Jamie Filipowicz 2 (Tom Nolan, Mark Mowers) PP 1 6:38 UNH Derek Bekar 21 (Jason Krog, Chad Onufrechuk) 1 9:33 UNH Mark Mowers 18 (Tom Nolan, Jason Shipulski) 3 1:21 PC Troy Lake 10 (unassisted) SH 3 8:53 PC Doug Sheppard 9 (Jon Coe, Leigh Dean) PP 3 19:37 UNH Rob Gagnon 4 (Tom Nolan, Mark Mowers) EN Saves: Mark Kane (PC) 9 7 5 --21 (59:53) Sean Matile (UNH) 5 12 6 --23 (60:00) Attendance: 6,110 Location: Whittemore Center, Durham, N.H.
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