#12/14 PC Men’s Hockey Blanks New Hampshire Sunday
Providence College Press Release
DURHAM, N.H. – Chase Yoder and Kohen Olischefski scored, Jaxson Stauber made 26 saves for his fifth-career shutout as the No. 12/14 Providence College men’s hockey team blanked New Hampshire, 2-0, on Sunday night (Oct. 24) at the Whittemore Center.
#12/14 Providence – 2 | New Hampshire – 0
Providence – 5-2-0, 2-0-0 HEA | New Hampshire – 2-3-0, 0-1-0 HEA
Whittemore Center – Durham, N.H.
Jaxson Stauber (PC) – 26 saves
Mike Robinson (UNH) – 22 saves
-Chase Yoder opened the scoring for the Friars with under five minutes remaining in the first period. Jamie Engelbert fed the puck to Yoder who tucked a backhander behind Robinson, serving as the sophomore’s second goal of the season. Cam McDonald earned the secondary assist
-The Friars skated 5-on-3 for 1:03 early into the second period after UNH was whistled for a slash and too many men, but were unable to capitalize on the man-up opportunity.
-Kohen Olischefski cashed in on an odd-man rush with 3:43 remaining in the second period, extending the Friars lead to 2-0. Brett Berard and Uula Ruikka earned assists on the play.
-The Friars’ improved to 2-0-0 in Hockey East play this season and have now won four-consecutive games on the road against the Wildcats.
-Stauber earned his first shutout of the season on the win and the fifth of his career.
-Berard has registered a point in all seven games this season and is tied for the team lead in scoring with 10 points.
PC GAME HIGHS
Goals: Yoder, Olischefski (1)
Assists: McDonald, Engelbert, Berard, Ruikka (1)
Points: Six players (1)
Shots: Ford (5)
Providence – 0/3
UNH – 0/2
Providence – 24
UNH – 26
The Friars will meet the Wildcats again next weekend for a home-and-home series. Providence will host UNH at Schneider on Friday, Oct. 29 before traveling back to Durham on Saturday, Oct. 30. Both puck drops are scheduled for 7:00 p.m.
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