PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
- 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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