PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
- The Friars travel to Maine for an away Hockey East series on Saturday, Nov. 22 and Sunday, Nov. 23.
- Both games will start at 1:00 p.m.
- Providence holds a 38-4-9 all-time record against Maine.
- The Friars held the advantage in last year's series with a 2-1-0 record.
- Providence won the first two games of the series at Schneider Arena on Nov. 23 (8-1) and Nov. 24 (4-2) before falling 1-0 on Jan. 19 at Orono in the series finale.
- Sophomore Cassidy Carels had a hat trick in the 8-1 win.
SCOUTING THE BLACK BEARS
- Maine enters the contest with a 4-7-2 overall record and a 3-1-1 mark in HEA play.
- The Bears have lost their last two games in an away non conference series at Brown on Nov. 7 (5-2) and Nov. 8 (5-3).
- The Black Bears have had Hockey East wins over Northeastern (1-0), Boston University (4-2) and New Hampshire (2-1).
- Morgan Sakundiak leads the team with seven points on six assists and one goal. Audra Richards and Emilie Brigham are tied with a team-best four goals.
- Meghann Treacy has seen the majority of time in net, posting a 2.28 goals-against average and a .931 save percentage.
- The Friars split a Hockey East series with Northeastern on Saturday, Nov. 15 and Sunday, Nov. 16.
- Providence won the first game 4-1 behind a career-high 42 saves by junior Allie Morse.
- Senior Allison Micheletti, senior Beth Hanrahan, junior Brittney Thunstrom and sophomore Cassidy Carels scored goals for PC.
- The Friars fell 6-2 in the series finale.
- Carels and freshman Brooke Boquist scored goals in the contest.
- Following the Maine series the Friars will next compete in the 20th Annual Mayor's Cup on Friday, Nov. 28 at Brown for a 2:00 p.m. puck drop.
- The teams will also compete the following day (Saturday, Nov. 29) at Schneider Arena for a 1:00 p.m. game.
- Junior goalie Allie Morse was named Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week after saving a career-high 42 shots in the Friars' first win of the season (4-1) over Northeastern on Saturday, Nov. 15.
- For the weekend, Morse finished with 62 total saves and a .912 in a home-and-home series against Northeastern.
- Sophomore Cassidy Carels was named a HEA Top Performer on Nov. 17 after scoring a goal in each of the two games against Northeastern on Nov. 15 and Nov. 16.
- Nine different player's notched a point in Providence's 4-1 win over Northeastern on Saturday, Nov. 15.
- The game marks the most points scored by all different players.
- Both of junior Brittney Thunstrom's goals on the year have been unassisted.
- Thunstrom's goal against Northeastern (Nov. 15) proved to be the game-winning goal.
- Her two goals this year tie her career-high output. Thunstrom scored a total of two goals during her sophomore season.
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