Nick Saracino is the latest Friar to head to an NHL Development Camp.
July 15, 2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
Eight current Providence College men's hockey players and recent graduate Tim Schaller '13 (Merrimack, N.H.) are attending National Hockey League (NHL) Development Camps this July.
The list of current Friars includes sophomores Noel Acciari (Johnston, R.I.), Jon Gillies (South Portland, Maine), John Gilmour (Montreal, Quebec), Mark Jankowski (Dundas, Ontario), Nick Saracino (St. Louis, Mo.) and Brandon Tanev (Toronto, Ontario) as well as incoming freshmen Anthony Florentino (West Roxbury, Mass.) and Conor MacPhee (Windham, N.H.).
Acciari, Gillies, Gilmour and Jankowski are attending the Calgary Flames' Development Camp. Gillies (2012|third round|75th overall), Gilmour (2013|seventh round|198th overall) and Jankowski (2012|first round|21st overall) were drafted by the Flames over the past two years, while Acciari is attending as an invitee.
Schaller and Florentino are at the Buffalo Sabres camp. Florentino was recently selected by the Sabres in the fifth round (143rd overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft, while Schaller signed a two-year deal with the Sabres organization after his career with the Friars came to a close.
Tanev and MacPhee attended the Washington Capitals' camp as invitees.
Most recently, Saracino received an invite to New Jersey's Development Camp, which begins today (July 15) at the AmeriHealth Pavilion at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.
Drafted players and free-agent prospects are allowed to participate in the development camps, which are held throughout the month of July.
Official StoreOfficial Online
Men's Hockey To Face...
It was announced today (March 22) on ESPNU's NCAA Men's Hockey Championship Selection Show that the Providence College men's hockey team has been selected to...
Gillies Named A First Team...
Junior goaltender Jon Gillies was selected as a Hockey East First Team All-Star, while senior forward Ross Mauermann was named a Hockey East Honorable...
Acciari Named Hockey East...
On Tuesday, March 18 the Hockey East Association announced that junior forward Noel Acciari has been named the league's Gladiator Best Defensive Forward of...
Men's Hockey Drops 2-1...
In a dramatic game three deciding game of the Hockey East Quarterfinals, the No. 10 Friars fell in overtime by a score of 2-1 to the University of New...
Men's Hockey Defeats New...
Providence's strong play on both the power play and the penalty kill proved to be the difference that propelled the No. 10 Friars to a 2-1 victory over the...
Men's Hockey Edged In...
In game one of the Hockey East Quarterfinals, the No. 10 Providence College men's hockey team fell in overtime, 2-1, to the University of New Hampshire...
No. 2 Seeded Providence To...
After a first round bye, Providence will play host to No. 8 seed New Hampshire for a best-of-three Hockey East Quarterfinal series this weekend at Schneider ...
No. 10 Men's Hockey To Host ...
New Hampshire and Providence have knocked each other out of the Hockey East Tournament each of the last two seasons.