Northeast Men’s No. 14 vs. 17 Hockey Game Scores


Showdown: No. 14 Providence College (9-7-4, 9-7-4 HEAM) vs. No. 17 Northeastern (9-6-2, 9-6-2 HEAM)
Face-to-Face: 4:30 p.m. (Saturday) – Matthews Arena – Boston, Mass.
TV: NESN | Game by game: Rob Rudnick; Color: Adam Reid

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Radio: NewsRadio 104.7 FM | TuneIn Radio | Play-by-play: Mike Logan

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Face-off: 7 p.m. (Sun) – Schneider Arena – Providence, RI
Radio: NewsRadio 104.7 FM | TuneIn Radio | Play-by-play: Mike Logan

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Last time

-UMass took the lead early in the opening period, scoring two goals. Carson Gicewicz put the Minutemen on the board on the power play at 3:33 as John mcdermott was hissed for stick high. Ty Farmer scored another goal less than a minute later.
-The Minutemen came back in the middle of the period with a goal from Josh Lopina, improving their lead to 3-0.
Parker Ford scored the first and only goal for the Friars at 2:46 in the second. Ford was attended by Patrick Moynihan on his fourth goal of the season.
-UMass added three more goals in the second by Garrett Wait, George Mika and Oliver Chau, respectively, and entered the intermission with a 6-1 lead.
-The Minutemen extended their lead in the final period with two more goals from Wait and Zac Jones. Jones’ goal was scored on the power play.
-The Brothers played to death for five minutes at 9:05 am later Jamie Engelbert was sentenced to five minutes of major and game misconduct for head contact. UMass couldn’t capitalize on the power play.
Jaxson stauber stopped 32 of the 40 shots he faced.
Cam McDonald had a team top five shots on goal.

Stauber named 2021 Mike Richter Award finalist

– The Hockey Commissioners Association (HCA) announced the finalists for this year’s Mike Richter Award, awarded annually to the best NCAA Division I men’s hockey goaltender since 2014. Second-year college goaltender Providence Jaxson stauber (Plymouth, Minn.) Was named a finalist for the award.
– In 18 games with the Friars in 2020-21, Stauber posted a 9-5-4 record, a 2.03 goals-against average and .922 save percentage with four shutouts. The four shutouts lead all Hockey East goaltenders and are tied for third nationally.

Three current and future enlisted brothers

Before Brett Berard and Chase yoder were both selected on Day 2 of the 2020 NHL Draft in October. Berard was selected by the New York Rangers in the fifth round (134th overall), while Yoder was selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the sixth round (170th overall). Future brother Riley Duran was led by the Boston Bruins in the sixth round (182nd overall).

Meet the new guys

Providence has welcomed in an incoming class of seven for this season – four freshmen and three transfer student-athletes. The first year students are: Brett Berard, Nick fish, Uula Ruikka and Chase yoder. Second year Jaxson stauber is a transfer from the State of Minnesota, while Matt tugnutt and Anton Martinsson are transfers from Sacred Heart and Alaska Fairbanks graduates, respectively.

Distribute the points

Twenty-one different Brothers scored at least one point last season. In 18 games in 2020-2021, 20 players scored at least one point while 18 players scored at least one goal.

Stauber supports the brothers

Since becoming eligible on December 13, Jaxson stauber posted a GAA of 2.03 and a save percentage of .922 in 18 games, stopping 435 of 472 shots.

Return of production

Providence is sixth in the country with 84 goals scored this season. The 82% of goals returned rank fourth nationally. The Friars also returned 76% of their points from last season, which also placed sixth.

Youth movement

The Friars have the 10th youngest team in the NCAA this season (average age 21, 181 days). First-year student Brett Berard is the fifth youngest player on the NCAA roster this year.

In search of seven

Providence holds the second longest streak of NCAA appearances in the country, having made a sixth consecutive tournament appearance in 2018-19. Denver leads the field with 12 consecutive appearances.

Three is the magic number

The brothers are 172-19-19 all time under Nate leaman by scoring three or more goals in a game.

After 40 years

The brothers are 156-7-17 all time under Nate leaman when he held a lead after two periods, one of those seven losses on Jan. 15 against Maine.

Momentum of the third period

The Friars have an overall margin of 27-17 (+10) this season in the third period, which ranks them sixth in the NCAA and first in Hockey East.

GWG for all

Nine different players have counted for the Friars’ nine game-winning goals this season.

Huskies Scouting

The Huskies enter the weekend after a split from a weekend streak against UMass Lowell. Senior Zach Solow leads Northeastern in scoring with 19 points on eight goals and 11 assists, followed by Jordan Harris (5-11-16) and Aidan McDonough (9-6-15). Sophomore Connor Murphy started all 17 games posting a 2.55 GAA and .915 save percentage with two shutouts.

Series history against Northeastern (PC leads 89-56-19, .601)

This meeting will mark the third and fourth meetings of the season between the schools. The Friars hold a 1-0-1 advantage after beating the Huskies tied 3-3 for a 5-0 victory in December. Overall, Providence has won six consecutive home school games since 2015.

For more updates on the Providence College men’s hockey program, follow the team on Twitter @FriarsHockey.

Catherine J. Martinez