NOTES - The teams battled through an even first period, both landing eight shots on goal but the Wildcats broke through with the period’s lone goal as Richard Boyd sent a shot through traffic for his first goal of the season at the 7:12 mark. - Scott Conway and Josh Wilkins each had a team-high two shots in the first period. - Foley now has 14 points in his last seven games (6-8-14) after a three-point performance on Friday night. - Each team went scoreless over two power play opportunities apiece in the second period. - Hawkey kept the Friars within one-goal after making sparkling post-to-post saves on Shane Eiserman and Brendan van Riemsdyk late in the second period. - Providence killed off two UNH power plays in the final 10 minutes of the game. - The Friars put nine shots on goal in the third period but couldn’t solve Tirone, who finished the night with 24 saves. - Brian Pinho’s six-game and Erik Foley’s seven-game point streaks were snapped on Saturday night. - Providence’s unbeaten streak in Hockey East games was snapped at five games (4-0-1). - The Friars were shutout for the third time this season and first time since Nov. 3 at Boston University. All three shutouts have come on the road.
HOW THEY SCORED 1-0 (UNH) – 7:012/1st – EV – Richard Boyd (Nazarian) – Wrist shot through traffic from the point.
POWER PLAYS Providence – 0/5 New Hampshire – 0/5
SHOTS Providence – 24 New Hampshire – 26
UP NEXT The Friars conclude the first half of the regular season next weekend with a pair of home games against RIT beginning Friday night at Schneider Arena.
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