PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
- 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.
SCOUTING THE HUSKIES...
- 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.
ALL-TIME SERIES WITH THE HUSKIES...
- 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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