May 24, 2012
NEW YORK, N.Y. -
Former Providence College hockey defenseman Mark Fayne `10 recorded a career-high two assists to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 5-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday, May 23 in game five of the NHL's Eastern Conference Finals at Madison Square Garden. The Devils lead the best-of-seven series, 3-2, and game six will be at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, May 25 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. CLICK HERE FOR HIGHLIGHTS
The Devils, whose CEO/President/General Manager is former Friar Lou Lamoriello `63, are on the verge of making their first Stanley Cup Finals appearance since 2003 when they captured the title. Lamoriello started with the Devils in 1987 and has led them to three Stanley Cup titles.
Fayne has played in all 17 playoff games this season and has three assists, including two assists last night. In addition, Fayne played in 82 regular season games and posted a career-high 17 points (4 g, 13 a).
During his four years at PC, he was named the team's Ron Wilson Best Defensive Player each season. In his final year, Fayne earned Hockey East Honorable Mention accolades as he finished with 22 points on five goals and a career-high 17 assists. He also was named to the Hockey East All-Rookie Team as a freshman.