PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The 11th-ranked Providence College men’s hockey team dropped a 2-0 decision to New Hampshire on Friday night (Jan. 6) at Schneider Arena.
No. 11 Providence (11-5-5, 6-2-5 HEA) | New Hampshire (5-16-1, 1-11-1 HEA)
No. 11 Providence – 0 | New Hampshire – 2
Schneider Arena – Providence, R.I.
Philip Svedebäck (PC) – 21 saves, 2 goals against
David Fessenden (UNH) – 35 saves, 0 goals against
– The Wildcats got on the board at the 4:04 mark of the first period as Cy LeClerc finished off an odd-man rush.
– UNH extended the lead to 2-0 at 13:38 off a broken play as Chase Stevenson one-timed a loose puck into the back of the net.
– Providence appeared to get on the board late in the second period on a delayed penalty as Craig Needham scored off a rebound but after a UNH challenge the officials waived off the goal due to goaltender interference.
– The Friars boasted a 18-5 shot advantage in the third period, but nothing was getting past Fessenden as he turned away all 35 shots he faced on the night. Providence hit two posts during a late 6-on-5 advantage.
PC GAME HIGHS
Shots: May (7)
Providence – 0/4
New Hampshire – 0/1
Providence – 35
New Hampshire – 23
The Friars will travel to Army West Point on Sunday (Jan. 8) for a matinee against the Black Knights.
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