Providence (17-9-2, 8-7-1) currently sits in third place in Hockey East, one point ahead of BU with a game in hand. After abandoning some one-goal decisions to Merrimack, the Friars beat BC 7-0 and tied the Eagles 1-1 and won the shootout. On Friday night, they beat UMass 2-1 in Amherst. They are 5-2-2 in their last nine games.
While Providence has the highest goals per game of any Hockey East team in all matches (3.36), their number in the conference (2.56 gpg) is similar to that of the Terriers (2.53).
The Friars have four forwards with more than 20 points. Second-years Brett Berard and Nick Poisson each have 28 points while juniors Patrick Moynihan and Parker Ford each have 21. Berard (13) and Ford (12) are the top scorers. Junior goalkeeper Jaxon Stauber has a 1.98 GAA and has hit four shutouts this season.
“They pose a lot of problems for teams in how they defend, but they also have a dangerous power play,” said Coach. Albie O’Connell
on a media call Saturday. “They are very thorough in all three zones, special team, [and] the face down dot. They are going to be a tough opponent. “
O’Connell also indicated that second goalkeeper Drew salesman would be available before leaving for the Olympic team practice in Los Angeles. Over its last nine games, Commesso is 7-1-1 with a 0.945 save percentage and a 1.63 goal-versus-average.
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2022 yard Quinn Hutson she scored 19ste and 20ste goals and assisted on another in Muskegon’s 5-4 wen Friday against Green Bay.
In Saturday’s rematch 2022 Ryan Greene scored a number of goals, including the winner of the overtime match, and assisted on two counts while the Gamblers edged the Lumberjacks, 5-4. Quinn Hutson had a helping hand for Muskegon and now, with 47 points, tied for fourth in USHL score with fellow yard Jeremy Wilmer. Hutson and Wilmer were linemates for the 2018-’19 North Jersey Avalanche U16s with another 2022 recruit, NTDP forward Devin Kaplan.
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2022 yard Charles-Alexis Legault scored a goal and assisted on two others while West Kelowna Trail rode 10-5.
2022 yard Jack Gorton helped with three scores in Victoria’s 8-2 win over Powell River.
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2024 yard Jack Pridham she recorded 11ste goal in St. Andrew’s College’s 4-0 win over Upper Canada College.
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Charlie McAvoy‘s seventh goal, a power play score, was the match winner in the Bruins’ 2-1 win Arizona. Clayton Keller had an assist at the Coyotes’ goal.
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Matt Nieto scored his fourth goal, assisted by Nick Bonino, in San Jose’s 5-4 overtime loss in Florida.
Behind some goals and a help from freshmen Kylie Roberts, BU led 4-0 against Holy Cross and then endured a Crusader rally for a 4-3 victory in Worcester.
After sophomores Julia Shaunessy‘s goal halfway through the first period gave the Terriers a 1-0 lead, Roberts scored early in the second to make it 2-0.
In the third period another freshmen, Christina Stem, made it 3-0 before Roberts’ second score, at 10:03, increased the lead to four goals. Four minutes later, Holy Cross came on the board, quickly followed by a power play goal. Another human advantage goal in the last minute reduced the margin to one goal.
Kate Stuart had 23 savings to achieve the victory.
Next for the Terriers is a Sunday matinee against BC at Walter Brown Arena with a puck drop for 1 p.m. Game links.
Former Terrier Outstanding Player Sammy Davis will be inducted into the Women’s Beanpot Hall of Fame on February 8 at the Matthews Arena. Davis’ overtime goal in the 2019 championship game gave BU its first bean pot title as a university team, while earning her MVP honors. She had a 3-6-9 line in eight Beanpot games.
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