#13 PC Women’s Hockey Team Wins Sixth Straight

The No. 13 women’s hockey team beat the University of New Hampshire, 2-1, on Saturday, Oct. 22 at Schneider Arena. Sara Hjalmarsson scored the game-winning goal with two seconds left in the third.

GAME FLOW & NOTES

-The Friars and Wildcats skated through first period scoreless. Providence outshot the Wildcats 13-7.

-New Hampshire’s Kyla Bent scored the first goal of the day 2:33 into the second period during a power play.

-With 17 seconds left in the second, Reichen Kirchmair (Oakville, Ontario) converted on a power play to tie up the game, 1-1. Lily Hendrikson (Edina, Minn.) and Ida Press (Uppsala, Sweden) assisted Kirchmair on the goal.

-New Hampshire led the second period in shots, 23-19.

-Third period remained scoreless until the final two seconds when Noemi Neubauerova (Prague, Czech Republic) and Lindsay Bochna (Toronto, Ontario) fed Sara Hjalmarsson (Bankeryd, Sweden) the puck for the game-winning goal.

-Sandra Abstreiter (Freising, Germany) finished the day with 32 saves.

STAT COMPARISON
Providence –
Shots: 31
Face-offs: 28/29
Power plays: 1/3
Penalty Kill: 3/4

New Hampshire –
Shots: 33
Face-offs: 29/28
Power plays: 1/4
Penalty Kill: 2/3

PC GAME HIGHS
Shots: DeBlois, Kirchmair (4)
Goals: Kirchmair, Hjalmarsson (1)
Assists: Bochna, Hendrikson, Neubauerova, Press (1)
Points: Kirchmair, Hjalmarsson, Bochna, Hendrikson, Neubauerova, Press (1)

UP NEXT
The Friars host No.3 Northeastern at home on Friday, Oct. 28 at Schneider Arena for a 6:00 p.m. game.

For more updates on the Providence women’s hockey program, follow the team on Twitter and Instagram @PCWHockey.

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