Women’s Hockey Draws With Princeton

Oct. 20, 2017

Final Stats

PRINCETON, N.J. -

The Providence College women’s ice hockey team tied the Princeton Tigers, 2-2, on Friday night at Hobey Baker Rink in Princeton, N.J.

SCORE
Providence – 2 | Princeton – 2

RECORDS
Providence: 4-2-1 (1-0-0 HE) | Princeton: 0-0-1 (0-0-0 ECAC)

VENUE
Hobey Baker Rink – Princeton, N.J.

GAME FLOW & NOTES
- Princeton’s Carly Bullock struck first at the 7:07 mark of the first period. She stickhandled through the slot and was able to beat Madison Myers (Colchester, Vt) on the backhand.
- Christina Putigna (Grimsby, Ontario) leveled the score about five minutes later. She picked up a turnover near the blue line, skated in on goal and scored on the backhand. The unassisted, short-handed goal was her third of the season. It was also the first goal the Friars have scored on the penalty kill this season.
- Bullock scored her second of the game just 58 seconds into the second frame. She picked up the loose puck following a scramble in front of the net and was able to fire it home.
- The Friars had multiple good chances, including bids from Cassidy MacPherson (Oakville, Ontario) and Brooke Boquist (Thunder Bay, Ontario), in front of goal near the midway point of the second.
- Providence had about a minute and a half of 5x3 action early in the third period, but was unable to capitalize. Stephanie Neatby made several key saves for Princeton on the kill.
- Whitney Dove (Port Moody, British Columbia) tallied the equalizer for the Friars 9:19 into the third period. Her shot from the right point took a deflection in front and found the back of the net. MacPherson and Blair Parent (Blaine, Minn.) picked up the assists on the play.
- MacPherson’s assist marked her fifth of the season. She has picked up assists in each of the last three games.
- The game was the Friars’ second consecutive overtime contest and first tie of the season.

HOW THEY SCORED
1-0 (Princeton) – 7:07/1st – EV – Carly Bullock, assisted by Annie MacDonald and Kimiko Marinacci – Stickhandled through the slot and scored on the backhand
1-1 (Providence) – 12:49/1st – SH – Christina Putigna – Skated in from blue line and scored on the backhand
2-1 (Princeton) – 0:58/2nd – EV – Carly Bullock, assisted by Karlie Lund and MacKenzie Ebel – Rebound goal on a scramble in front
2-2 (Providence) – 9:19/3rd – EV – Whitney Dove, assisted by Cassidy MacPherson and Blair Parent – Shot from the right point

GOALTENDERS
Providence: Madison Myers, 4-2-1: 29 saves, 2 goals against
Princeton: Stephanie Neatby, 0-0-1: 33 saves, 2 goals against

STAT COMPARISON
Providence-
Shots: 35
Face-off percentage: 54.5% (36/66)
Power plays: 0-5 (0%)
Penalty kill: 4-4 (0%)

Princeton-
Shots: 31
Face-off percentage: 45.5% (30/66)
Power plays: 0-4 (0%)
Penalty kill: 5-5 (100%)

PC GAME HIGHS
Shots: Brooke Boquist (11)
Goals: Christina Putigna and Whitney Dove (1)
Assists: Cassidy MacPherson and Blair Parent (1)

LOOKING AHEAD
The Friars continue the series at Princeton’s Hobey Baker Rink with a game tomorrow (Oct. 21) at 3:00 p.m.

For more updates on the Providence women’s hockey program, follow the team on Twitter @PCWHockey.

- GO FRIARS -


 

 

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