Women's Hockey To Take On New Hampshire and Northeastern

Nov. 4, 2016


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The Last Meeting
New Hampshire1
November 22, 2015
Durham, N.H.
Freshman Effort Lifts Women’s Hockey Over New Hampshire, 4-1
The Providence College women’s ice hockey team defeated the New Hampshire Wildcats, 4-1, on Nov. 22. Four freshman collected six points on the game to help the Friars over New Hampshire. Providence improved to 3-9-0 (3-5-0 WHEA), while New Hampshire moved to 3-12-0 (3-8-0 WHEA).

The Last Meeting
February 27, 2016
Boston, Mass.
Women’s Hockey Finish Season at No. 6 Northeastern With Loss, 6-2
The Providence College women’s hockey team finished their season with a quarterfinal loss against No. 6 Northeastern, 6-2. Northeastern notched two empty net goals, to take the game and the quarterfinal series, 2-0. Providence concludes the season at 10-24-2 (6-18-2 WHEA) and Northeastern improved to 28-7-1 (22-4-0 WHEA).

  • Providence will continue Hockey East play with a home game against rival New Hampshire.
  • The Friars will host the Wildcats at 2:00 p.m. on Nov. 5.
  • On Nov. 6, Providence will travel to Boston, Mass. to play at Matthews Arena against Northeastern at 2:00 p.m.

Scouting the Friars...

  • The Friars recorded their second 2-0 weekend of the 2016 season with wins over Maine (Oct. 28, 3-2) and Merrimack (Oct. 29, 6-2).
  • Providence now holds a 5-5-0 overal record and 2-1-0 mark in Hockey East.

Recapping the comeback win over maine...

  • On Oct. 28, Providence claimed their first Hockey East win of the 2016-17 season in a 3-2 comeback win over Maine.
  • Providence scored three third period goals to defeat the Black Bears.
  • Madison Sansone scored her first power-play goal of the season with 12:41 remaining in regulation.
  • Blair Parent evened the score with 1:53 remaining in a 6-on-5 situation.
  • Forty-four seconds later, Whitney Dove scored her first collegiate goal and the game-winning goal.

Recapping the Win at Merrimack...

  • On Oct. 29, Providence defeated Merrimack, 6-2, in North Andover, Mass.
  • Providence tallied four second period goals to take a 5-1 lead heading into the second period.
  • Brooke Boquist recorded two goals in 18 seconds and added two more assists in the game.
  • Kate Friesen added two goals and an assist in the game.
  • Alanna Serviss made 15 saves to improve her 2016 record to 3-2-0.
  • Parent scored her thrid goal in as many games.
  • The Friars went two-for-two on the power play and killed all four penalties, marking the first time in the 2016-17 season the team went 100% on special teams.


  • Cassidy Carels leads the Friars with 12 points on six goals and six assists.
  • The senior forward recorded a seven-game point streak to start the season, including two multi-point games.
  • Carels has registered a point in nine of the 10 games she played.
  • The co-captain is averaging 1.20 points-per-game.
  • She has registered one game-winning-goal and six power play points (3 assists, 3 goals).
  • In Hockey East, Carels is second in points and in power-play points. 

Boquist and Friesen Receive Recognition...

  • In an announcement made by the league on Oct. 31, Brooke Boquist was named Co-Player of the Week and Kate Friesen was named Defensive Player of the Week.
  • The recognition is the first major weekly recognition for both players.
  • Boquist registered a five point weekend, registering an assist on Dove’s game-winner on Oct. 28.
  • The junior forward followed the assist with a four-point performance, tying a career-high, with two goals and two assists.
  • Kate Friesen tallied four points in two games, with an assist on Oct. 29 and three points (2-1-3) in the Friars 6-2 win at Merrimack.

D is for dangle...

  • Friesen leads Hockey East defensemen in points with nine (3-6-9).
  • Dove and Rachel Rockwell are tied for sixth in defenseman scoring each with a one goal, five assists, and six points.
  • Dove leads Hockey East freshman in plus/minus and third overal with a +7, and Avery Fransoo is tied for fourth with +5.

SCOUTING THE Wildcats...

  • The Wildcats hold a 2-7-0 overall record and a 2-2-0 Hockey East record, with wins over Vermont (Oct. 28, 4-2) and Merrimack (Oct. 15, 6-2).
  • New Hampshire has not played a game outside of Whittemore Center since Oct. 7, playing six consecutive home games.
  • The Wildcats road record is 0-3-0 and 0-1-0 in Hockey East road games.
  • New Hampshire is led by senior Jonna Curtis, with 10 points in nine games played. Curtis has recorded five goals and five assists.
  • Freshman Carlee Turner is second among her teammates, with one goal and four assists for five points.
  • Kyra Smith and Hilary Cashin have nearly evenly split time in net. Smith has played 295:18 minutes and Cashin has seen 237:30 minutes.
  • Smith holds a .915 save percentage and 3.25 goals against average, with a 1-4-0 record.
  • Cashin has recorded a 1-3-0 record with a .917 save percentage and 2.53 goals against average.
  • The Wildcats hold a 12.5% (5/40) conversion rate on the power play and a 93.8% success rate on the penalty kill (45/48) allowing only three power play goals.

All-Time Series with the WILDCATS...

  • The Friars trail 55-81-13 all-time against the Wildcats.
  • Providence and New Hampshire are tied in Schneider Arena, 27-27-5.
  • The Friars claimed their first win of the 2015-16 season on Nov. 7, coming from behind to win 5-4.
  • Of the 29 points the Friars recorded against New Hampshire in the 15-16 season, 27 were tallied by returners.
  • Six different Friars had at lead one multi-point game against the Wildcats las season.
  • Carels leads the Friars against the Wildcats with seven points on two goals and five assists.


  • Northeastern holds a 6-3-1 overall record and 2-1-0 Hockey East mark.
  • The Huskies are led by Denisa Krizova, with 14 points on six goals and eight assists.
  • McKenna Brand follows Krizova with 10 points, also scoring six goals and adding four assists.
  • Hayley Scamurra leads Hockey East with a +10 and leads the Huskies in power play goals (2).
  • Brittany Bugalski has seen 540:19 minutes in net, posting a .935 save percentage and 1.78 goals against average to lead Hockey East.
  • Bugalski and Krizova earned Goaltender and Player of the Month accolades, respectivley, for October.
  • The Huskies hold a 14.3% conversion rate on the power play (8/56) and an 88.5% success rate on the penalty kill (46/52).
  • Northeastern has a 2-3-1 home record and 1-1-0 home conference record.
  • The Huskies’ last outing was a 3-2 defeat against Merrimack.
  • Northeastern will host Maine on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 2:00 p.m. before facing off against the Friars.


  • The Friars lead the Huskies 61-54-11 and 28-23-2 at Matthews Arena.
  • The Friars saw the Huskies five times last year, after playing the best-of-three quarter final series on Feb 26 and 27.
  • Providence recorded 16 points against the Huskies in the 2015-16 season, 13 coming from returners.
  • Carels leads against Northeastern with five points on two goals and three assists.



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