Dec. 3, 2013
WAKEFIELD, Mass. -
The Hockey East Association named Providence College sophomore goaltender Jon Gillies (South Portland, Maine) the Stop It Co-Goaltender of the Month on Tuesday, Dec. 3 for the month of November.
Gillies went 7-1-1 in November, including a pair of shutouts at Merrimack (1-0 on Nov. 8) and at Vermont (3-0 on Nov. 16) to become PC's all-time leader in career shutouts with eight. He also turned in a 45-save performance at No. 5 Quinnipiac to help the Friars to a 3-3 tie (Nov. 27). For the month, Gillies posted a 1.85 goals against average, made 294 saves and posted a .942 save percentage.
Gillies is now 10-1-2 on the season, including a 6-1-0 mark in Hockey East play. His 1.81 goals against average ranks seventh nationally, while his .945 save percentage is tied for third. He also leads the nation with 427 saves.
It marks Gillies' fourth career Hockey East Monthly award, having earned Rookie of the Month honors twice as a freshman and then being named the Goaltender of the Month for October, 2013.
Gillies and the fourth-ranked Friars will travel to Boston, Mass. on Friday, Dec. 6 to resume Hockey East play with an 8:00 p.m. game against Northeastern at Matthews Arena.
Hockey East Monthly Award Winners
Warrior Hockey Player of the Month: Johnny Gaudreau (Boston College)
Pro Ambitions Rookie of the Month: Ryan Fitzgerald (Boston College)
Stop It Co-Goaltender of the Month: Jon Gillies (Providence College)
Stop It Co-Goaltender of the Month: Connor Hellebuyck (UMass Lowell)
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