Women's Hockey To Play Home-And-Home With Merrimack

Feb. 12, 2016

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -

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FOR STARTERS...

  • Providence will play a home-and-home series with Merrimack.
  • The Friars will travel to North Andover, Mass. on Feb. 13 for a 2:00 p.m. puck drop at Lawler Rink.
  • Providence will host Merrimack on Feb. 14 at 2:00 p.m. at Schneider Arena.
  • The Friars defeated the Warriors 4-3 on Dec. 11.
  • Providence offers live updates via twitter @PCWHockey.
  • There will be live stats and video for both games, which are provided in the links above.

Last time out...

  • The Friars fell in two Hockey East games against No. 5 Northeastern and Connecticut.
  • On Feb. 6, Providence fell to No. 5 Northeastern, 3-1.
  • Madison Myers made a career high of 35 saves on the game.
  • On Feb. 7, the Friars were defeated by UConn, 3-1.
  • Christina Putigna notched one power play goal in both games, and now leads the team with 25 points.
  • Putigna is third among the NCAA in power play goals, with seven.

 

SCOUTING the warriors...

  • The Warriors are in ninth place in Hockey East with two wins.
  • Merrimack is led by Paige Voight, who has 17 points on nine goals and eight assists.
  • Jackie Pieper leads in power play goals, with five.
  • Six different Huskies have recorded at least 20 points on the 2015-16 season.
  • Samantha Ridgewell has spent the majority of time in net for the Warriors, posting a .911 save percentage and 3.29 goals against average.
  • The Warriors have a 65.9% success rate on the penalty kill and 16% conversion rate on the power play.
  • Merrimack is 1-8-0 in home Hockey East play and 1-9-1 in road Hockey East play.

All Time series history...

  • Providence defeated Merrimack 4-3 earlier in the season (Dec. 11) for the teams’ first ever meeting.
  • Brittney Thunstrom and Lexi Romanchuk each notched two goals.

putigna on the power play...

  • Christina Putigna has notched seven power play goals on 10 goals this season.
  • The Freshman collected two power play goals last time out for the Friars, against Northeastern and UConn.
  • Putigna is third in the nation in power play goals and first among freshmen.

 


 

 

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