Men's Hockey To Host Maine In The Hockey East Quarterfinals

Noel Acciari scored a goal and added two assists in Providence's recent series at Maine.

Noel Acciari scored a goal and added two assists in Providence's recent series at Maine.

March 8, 2014

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The third-seeded Providence College men’s hockey team will host sixth-seeded Maine in the Hockey East Quarterfinals at Schneider Arena, beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 14.

The best-of-three series will continue at Schneider Arena on Saturday, March 15 and, if necessary, Sunday, March 16. Game times for Saturday and Sunday as well as possible television coverage will be announced by the Hockey East Association.  

The other Hockey East Quarterfinal match-ups include top-seeded Boston College hosting No. 8 Notre Dame, second-seeded UMass Lowell hosting seventh-seeded Vermont and No. 4 New Hampshire hosting No. 5 Northeastern.

The 10th-ranked Friars swept Maine at Alfond Arena on the final weekend of the regular season to finish third in Hockey East and earn a bye to the quarterfinals. In game one (Feb. 28) of that series, Providence won 4-2 and followed with a 3-2 win in game two (March 1).

Head Coach Nate Leaman has led the Friars to the Hockey East Quarterfinals for the third time in his three seasons, marking the first time Providence has played in three consecutive quarterfinals since 2006-08. The Friars are also hosting back-to-back quarterfinal series for the first time since 1996-97.

Tickets, which are $15 each, can be purchased by clicking here, or by calling the Providence College ticket office at 401-865-GOPC.                  


 

 

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