Women's Hockey To Play In 22nd Mayor's Cup

Nov. 25, 2016

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The Last Meeting
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November 28, 2015
Providence, R.I.
Women’s Hockey Brings Back Mayor’s Cup with 6-1 Win Over Brown
The Providence College women’s ice hockey team downed the Brown University Bears in a 6-1 victory at Schneider Arena on Nov. 28. The Friars defeated the Bears to take back the Mayor’s Cup. Providence improved to 4-10-0 (3-6-0 WHEA) while Brown moved to 2-8-0 (0-4-0 ECAC). Four different Friars collected at least three points in the game.

For Starters

  • The Friars will face the Bears in the 22nd Annual Mayor’s Cup on Nov. 26 at 3:00 p.m. at Meehan Auditorium.

Scouting the Friars

  • Providence is led by sophomore Christina Putigna with seven goals and 10 assists for 17 points.
  • Brooke Boquist and Cassidy Carels follow, each with 16 points. Boquist leads the team in goals (10) and Carels has nine goals and seven assists.
  • Madison Myers holds a .920 save percentage in nine games played for the Friars.
  • The Friars are ranked 10th nationally in scoring, averaging 3.20 points per game.

Splitting with New Hampshire

  • The Friars defeated the Wildcats at Schneider Arena on Nov. 19, 6-3.
  • Providence scored four third period goals to come back from a 3-1 New Hampshire lead.
  • Brooke Boquist scored the game-tying and game-winning goal, and added an assist. Her three points all came in the third period.
  • Two other Friars tallied multi-point games. Christina Putigna collected two assists and one goal and Cassidy Carels added two goals.
  • Danielle Hardy started Providence’s scoring with an unassisted shorthanded tally and her first goal of the season.
  • Madison Myers made 24 saves in the game.
  • On Nov. 20, the Friars were defeated by the Wildcats, 2-1.
  • Putigna scored 26 seconds into the game for the Friars’ lone goal.

Putigna and Boquist

  • Christina Putigna and Brooke Boquist have combined on six goals for the Friars in the 2016 season.
  • In the past two games, three of the Friars’ goals came from a Boquist-Putigna combination.
  • Boquist is riding a four game point streak, collecting four goals and one assists for five points.

D is for Dangle

  • Kate Friesen and Whitney Dove lead Hockey East defensemen with 12 points each.
  • Dove leads all freshman defenders in the nation in points per game (0.75).
  • When Dove scores, the Friars 2-0.
  • Friesen and Dove are tied for sixth nationally in defensive scoring.
  • Of all rookies, Dove is tied for tenth in points per game.

Scouting the Bears

  • The Bears will host the 22nd Mayor’s Cup with a 3-8-0 overall record and 3-6-0 home record.
  • Brown’s three wins came against Sacred Heart (Oct. 21 & 22) and Union (Nov. 4).
  • The Bears hold an 11.6% conversion rate on the power play and 66% success rate on the penalty kill.
  • Brown averages 1.73 goals per game.

Who to Watch

  • Freshman Alley Rempe leads with eight points in 11 games from three goals and five assists.
  • Junior Sam Donovan leads the team in goals scored, with five.
  • Monica Elvin has played 470:08 minutes, making 268 saves for a .899 save percentage and 3.83 goals against average.

All-Time Series with the Bears

  • The Friars lead the all-time series 37-24-3.
  • At Meehan Auditorium, Providence leads 18-12-2.
  • The Friars won the 21st Mayor’s Cup in 2015, 6-1, the greatest margin in Mayor’s Cup history.
  • Carels and Boqusit are the current leaders of single game Mayor’s Cup points, with four.

 

 

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