Women's Hockey To Host No. 10 Northeastern

Nov. 29, 2016


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The Last Meeting
November 6, 2016
Boston, Mass.
Women’s Hockey Defeated By Northeastern, 2-1
The Providence College women’s hockey team was defeated by the Northeastern Huskies, 2-1, on Nov. 6. All three goals in the game came from shorthanded tallies. The Friars move to 5-7-0, 2-3-0 HE and Northeastern improves to 8-3-1, 4-1-0 HE.

  • Providence will play No. 10 Northeastern on Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 7:00 p.m. at Schneider Arena.
  • The match-up will be the first time the Friars have faced a ranked opponent since their season opener against then-No.10 Boston University.

Scouting the Friars

  • The Friars are led by senior captain Cassidy Carels, who has tallied 18 points in 15 games.
  • Christina Putigna and Brooke Boquist follow with 17 points each. Putigna has seven goals and 10 assists, while Boquist has 10 goals and seven assists.
  • Madison Myers leads in net with 10 games played and .915 save percentage.

Keeping the Mayor’s Cup

  • The Friars played Brown in the 22nd annual Mayor’s Cup, winning, 7-3.
  • The win marks the first time either team has been able to claim back-to-back victories since Providence did in 2007 & 2008.
  • Blair Parent registered her first career hat-tick, the first Friar hat trick since 2013 when Cassidy Carels scored three goals against Maine (Nov. 23, 2013) in her rookie season.
  • Cassidy MacPherson tallied four assists in the game, three coming on each of Parent’s goals.
  • Danielle Hardy also collected three assists in the game, all three combined with MacPherson.
  • Parent, MacPherson, and Hardy all registered career highs in the game.
  • Parent tied the all-time Mayor’s Cup single game goals record (3).
  • MacPherson tied the all-time single game points record (4) also held by Brooke Boquist and Cassidy Carels. MacPherson’s four assists also takes the all-time single game assists record.

Providence’s Scoring

  • The Friars are currently seventh in the nation in goals per game (3.41).
  • The Huskies are ranked 11 at 3.06 goals per game.

D is for Dangle

  • Whitney Dove is tied for first in Hockey East in game-winning goals. The Friars are 3-0 when Dove scores.
  • Dove leads Hockey East in defensive scoring with 13 points, on four goals and nine assists.
  • Kate Friesen follows with 12 points on four goals and eight assists.
  • Dove is fifth overall in Hockey East freshmen scoring.


  • Cassidy Carels leads the Friars with 18 points on 10 goals and eight assists.
  • In her last five games played, Carels has registered four goals and two assist. She has also collected two multi-point games over that span.
  • 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).

Scouting the Huskies

  • The No. 10 Huskies travel to Providence with a 10-4-3 overall record and a 6-2-2 mark in Hockey East play.
  • Northeastern boasts a 90.9% success rate on the penalty kill and hold a 12% conversion rate on the power play.
  • The Huskies are 5-0-1 on the road and 2-0-1 in road Hockey East games.

Who to Watch

  • Deenisa Krizova leads the Huskies with 21 points from nine goals and 12 assists.
  • McKenna Brand leads the Huskies in goals scored (14).
  • Brittany Bugalski has played 16 games and 970:12 minutes between the pipes for the Huskies. She holds a .930 save percentage and 1.98 goals against average.

All-Time Series with the Huskies

  • The Friars lead the Huskies 61-55-11 all-time.
  • The last time out, Providence fell to the Huskies, 2-1 (Nov. 6).
  • All three goals were scored in the first period and were short handed tallies.
  • Christina Putigna scored the goal and Whitney Dove assisted.
  • Cassidy Carels is the current Friar leader against the Huskies (2-3-5).




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