Women's Hockey To Play Home-And-Home With New Hampshire

Nov. 18, 2016

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -

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The Last Meeting
New Hampshire4
Providence3
November 5, 2016
Providence, R.I.
Women’s Hockey Edged By New Hampshire, 4-3
The Providence College women’s hockey team was defeated by the New Hampshire Wildcats, 4-3. The Friars move to 5-6-0 and 2-2-0 in Hockey East play and New Hampshire improves to 3-7-0 and 3-2-0 in Hockey East.

  • Providence will play a home-and-home series with New Hampshire.
  • The Friars will host the Wildcats on Saturday, Nov. 19, at 2:00 p.m.
  • The Wildcats will host the Friars at Whittemore Center on Nov. 20 at 2:00 p.m.

Scouting the Friars

  • The Friars are led by senior captain Cassidy Carels, who has tallied 14 points in 12 games.
  • Christina Putigna follows with 13 points from five goals and eight assists.
  • Madison Myers leads in net with a .917 save percentage and a 2.14 goals against average.

A Three Point Weekend

  • Last time out the Friars hosted the Vermont Catamounts for two Hockey East games.
  • On Nov. 12, Providence defeated Vermont, 5-2, with a three point effort from Whitney Dove.
  • The Friars had four different goal scorers, including two goals from freshman defender Dove.
  • Kate Friesen collected two points with one goal and one assist in the Friar victory.
  • Three freshmen contributed at least one point in the win.
  • On Nov. 13, Providence tied the Catamounts, 1-1.
  • Madison Myers made 30 saves to help the Friars to earn a point in the Hockey East match.
  • Brooke Boquist scored the Friars’ lone goal and her second of the weekend.

PUTIGNA ON A ROLL

  • Sophomore Christina Putigna has tallied thirteen points in a ten game point streak.
  • Putigna has registered at least one point since Oct. 7.
  • The sophomore forward has tallied two multi-point games in her twelve game point streak.
  • The forward has collected one goal on the power play and one shorthanded goal.

D is for dangle

  • Kate Friesen and Whitney Dove lead Hockey East defensemen with 11 points each.
  • Dove scored her second game-winning goal on Nov. 12 against the Catamounts.
  • Dove leads all freshman defenders in the nation in points per game (0.79).
  • When Dove scores, the Friars 2-0.

Carels

  • Cassidy Carels leads the Friars with 14 points on seven goals and seven assists.
  • Carels is currently riding a four game point streak and started the season with a seven game point streak, including two multi-point games.
  • When Carels registers an assist, the Friars are 4-1-1.
  • The co-captain is averaging 1.17 points-per-game.
  • She has registered one game-winning-goal and six power play points (3 assists, 3 goals).

SCOUTING THE WILDCATS

  • The Wildcats open the home-and-home weekend with a 3-10-0 overall record and 3-5-0 mark in Hockey East.
  • Last time out for New Hampshire was a home-and-home series with No. 6 Boston College, losing both games, 5-1 and 7-1.
  • New Hampshire holds a 9.1% conversion rate on the power play and 89.7% success rate on the penalty kill. 

WHO TO WATCH

  • Jonna Curtis leads the Wildcats with 13 points from seven goals and six assists.
  • Freshman Meghara McManus follows Curtis with 6 points from four goals and two assists.
  • Hilary Cashin and Kyra Smith have both played in seven games in 2016. Cashin leads in goals against with 3.19 goals against average and a Smith leads with a .904 save percentage.

All-Time Series with the WILDCATS

  • The Friars trail 55-81-13 all-time against the Wildcats.
  • New Hampshire leads at Schneider Arena, 27-28-5, after defeating Providence, 4-3, On Nov. 5.
  • 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.
  • In the 4-3 loss to the Wildcats, seven different Friars recorded a point, including three freshman.

 

 

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